Contact Information

  • Vaughn Robla
    (936) 228-2561


Seeking position as Geophysicist with main experience in seismic processing, research experience in seismic interpretation and salt tectonics, and strong Physics background


The Woodlands, Houston


Researcher -- University of Houston:
Seismic data loading and ocean drilling research - less than 1 year

Seismic Processing Geophysicist -- DownUnder Geosolutions:
Fast-track processing - less than 1 year

Offshore Watchstander & Geophysicist -- TAMU Massif:
Bathymetric and magnetic data collection and processing - single 2-month expedition

Awards and Certifications

Induction into Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
2014-15 Coastal Bend Geophysical Society of Corpus Christi Scholarship
2014-15 Natural Science & Mathematics Alumni Assoc. Scholarship by University of Houston
2013-14 Shell Outstanding Achievement in Geophysics Award by University of Houston
2012-15 Shell Inspiring Excellence Scholarship by University of Houston
2010 Outstanding Graduating Physics Major by Texas State University (1 of 3)
2009 Outstanding Beginning Physics Major by Texas State University (sole recipient)


Seismic Interpretation and Processing
Salt Tectonics
IHS Kingdom
Data Loading


MS Geophysics Dec 2017 Overall GPA: 3.976 /4.0
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Thesis Advisor: Dr. William Sager
Thesis: Structure of the Salt Surface and Comparison to Bathymetry from 2-D Multichannel Seismic Data: TX and LA Continental Slope, Northwestern Gulf of Mexico

BS Physics, minor in Mathematics Aug 2010
GPA: 3.98 /4.0 (summa cum laude)
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

AAS Aviation Management May 2007
Overall GPA: 4.0 /4.0 (summa cum laude)
Palo Alto College, San Antonio, TX