Doãn Ngọc San

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Name: San, Doan Ngoc
Rank: Lecturer
Department: Geology & Geophysics Department
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Telephone: (+84)903232645
Fax: (254) 3.733579
Research Interests: Geophysics, AI, Seismic.
Address: Petroleum Faculty, Petrovietnam University, 762 Cach Mang Thang Tam street, Long Toan Ward, Ba Ria City, Vietnam.




Degree Field Institution Year
Ph.D. Geology & AI Research Institute of Geology & Mineral Resources, Hanoi, Vietnam May, 2003
B.Sc. Applied Informatics Hanoi University of Science & Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam May, 1997
B.Sc. Geophysics The University of Geology, Moscow, USA May, 1986

Own Thesis

Title Type Institution Year
Application of GIS and AI to Lead - Zinc exploration in Lo-Gam area PhD Research Institute of Geology & Mineral Resources (RIGMR), Hanoi, Vietnam 2000 - 2003
Vibration seismology in bauxite exploration, Kursk area MSc The Moscow University of Geology, Russia 1980 - 1986


Name Country Membership Year/Period
Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) USA Member 2000 - Present
International Association for Mathematical Geology IAMG USA Member 1997 - Present

 Experiences (Academic)

Institution Rank, Title Year/Period FT/PT
Geology Faculty, Hanoi University of Science, Vietnam National University Researcher, Teaching Assistant Jun, 2006 - Jun, 2009 FT
Marine Geology and Mineral Union, Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands. Researcher Jul, 2009 – Sep, 2009 FT
PetroVietnam University Lecturer Oct, 2016 – now FT
Fairfield Vietnam (FV) Ltd, HCMC, Vietnam Manager 2003 - 2016 FT
Research Institute of Geology & Mineral Resources, Hanoi, Vietnam Chief Department 1987 - 2003 FT

Experiences (non-Academic)

Company Position Year/Period FT/PT
Colorado School of Mines Visiting Scholar 9/2018 – 10/2018 FT
Petroleum Companies Internship 2 weeks/year FT


  1. Viet- Cuong Ta, Thi- Linh Hoang, Ngoc- San Doan, Vawn- Thang Nguyeen, Nuowng Nguyen Dieu, Thi Thanh Thuy Pham, 2023. "Tabnet efficiency for facies classification and learning feature embedding from well log data". Petroleum Science and Technology
  2. San Doan Ngoc , Nguyen Thi Hai Ha., 2019. Application of vertical electrical sounding (VES) and Electromagnetic (EM) methods to study shallow geological structures for inspection of gas pipeline foundation. PetroVietnam Journal, 8, 44-49.
  3. Doãn Ngọc San, Phan Đình Nguyên, Nguyễn Trung Chí, Nguyễn Quốc Khánh, Phạm Văn Hùng, 2020. Application of GIS – AI for detecting geological structue and perspective zoning of mineral resources in Van Yen area. Joural of Geology.51-52

Recent Professional Development Activities

CodeNo. Title Institution Position Year
1 Research on Artificial Intelligence System Integrated Petroleum Geology Database for Hydrocarbon Prospects Assessment Ministry of Science and Technology Project Leader 12/2019-10/2023
2. Improve survey methods and complete software for processing and interpreting high-resolution refractive seismic data, studying shallow geological structures for surveying construction foundations. Experimental application in Long Huong area, Ba Ria city PVU Project Leader 2020-2021
3 Research and apply a combination of geophysical methods to study shallow geological structures for examining the construction foundation in Long Huong area, Ba Ria City PVU Project Leader 2018-2019
4 Hi-resolution site survey and Seismic noise attenuation and high frequency enhancement. PVU Project Leader 2017– 2018
5 Development packages for seismic data processing FV Manager 2004 – 2016

Software Skills

Type Description
Simulator MATLAB