Jacob Fillingham

Jacob Fillingham

Jacob Fillingham

Graduate Student


385 Mendenhall Laboratory
125 Oval Dr S, Columbus OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Geoscience, Sed & Basin Research

I am a marine geo-scientist focusing on the potential for tsunami-genic underwater landslides on the North Carolina continental slope. Through utilizing Pre-Stack Waveform Inversion (PWI) of seismic data, as well as the analysis of sediment properties, my research focuses on identifying areas of overpressure in the sediments, a defining characteristic of potential slope failure. Prior to my time at OSU, I received my BS in Marine Science from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, where I minored in applied mathematics. There I participated in GoMRI funded research into the sedimentary effects of the Deepwater Horizons oil spill and other sedimentological research throughout the entire Gulf of Mexico. I have also worked with the Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratories on developing Machine Learning (ML), and Natural Language Processing (NLP) algorithms for gas hydrate and carbon storage processes.

Advisor: Derek Sawyer

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