Hernan Ugalde

Hernan Ugalde

Hernan Ugalde


Keynote title: Geological and structural interpretation of geophysical data

Vice President & Senior Consulting Geophysicist
Paterson, Grant & Watson Limited

Hernan Ugalde is a geophysicist with an interest in integrating geology into geophysical interpretations. He obtained a BSc and MSc in Geophysics at the University of Chile in Santiago. He joined Paterson, Grant & Watson Limited’s Santiago office in 1997 and in 2001 he moved to Canada to pursue a Ph.D. at the University of Toronto, which he obtained in 2006. He was a postdoc with Bill Morris at McMaster University from 2006 to 2011, where he worked on 3D data integration while keeping his links to PGW as a part-time consulting geophysicist. In 2011 he returned full time to PGW, where he has been processing, interpreting and modelling geophysical data with a strong emphasis on obtaining geological information from various data types. In 2016 he became Vice-President of PGW, and also an Adjunct Professor at Brock University.