Center for Computing Research (CCR)

Center for Computing Research

Curtis C. Ober

Curtis C. Ober
Computational Science
Email: ccober@sandia.gov
Phone: 505/844-1846
Fax: 505/284-2518

Mailing address:
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800, MS 1320
Albuquerque, NM
87185-1320

Curt has extensive experience with seismic imaging, full-waveform inversion, verification, time-integration, and discontinuous Galerkin methods.

Additionally, he has a diverse background in computational dynamics, including computational fluid dynamics in the areas of

  • Shock physics
  • Supersonic and hypersonic flow
  • Supersonic wakes

Education/Background

  • 1/1991-5/1994 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, PhD.
  • 8/1989-12/1990 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M, MSME
  • 181983-5/1989 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M, BSME

Software

Selected Publications & Presentations

2010
2009
  • Ober, Curtis C, S. Scott Collis, Bart van Bloemen Waanders, Carey Marcinkovich, "Method of Manufactured Solutions for the Acoustic Wave Equation," Conference Paper, SEG International Exposition and 79th Annual Meeting, October 2009.
2008
  • Knupp, Patrick, Curtis Ober, "A Code-verification Evidence Generation Process Model and Checklist," SAND Report, July 2008.
2007
2005
2004
2002
2000

Awards & Recognition

2003
  • Barnette, Daniel W, Curtis C. Ober, Patent, "Multiprocessor Computer Overset Grid Method and Apparatus," No. 6,519,553, February 11, 2003.
2000
  • Ghiglia, Dennis, Curtis C. Ober, Louis Romero, Patent, "Method of migrating seismic records," No. 6,021,094, February 1, 2000.
1999
  • Ober, Curtis C., David E. Womble, Louis Romero, Ron A. Oldfield, Robert Gjertsen, Award, R&D 100 Award, Salvo - Seismic Imaging Software, R&D Magazine, September 1, 1999.