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James Berryman, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Berryman has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the scientific research industry

    DANVILLE, CA, November 01, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present James Berryman, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Berryman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A widely renowned scientific researcher, Dr. Berryman is best known for his expertise in the physical properties of rocks and porous materials, as well as in acoustic, seismic and electrical resistance/electromagnetic inverse theory. He was previously named the recipient of the Maurice A. Biot Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineers in recognition of his work in poroelasticity. As a senior scientist with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Dr. Berryman applies his skills to geophysical problems in oil and gas using seismic exploration and exploitations tools, induced seismicity for geothermal studies, and understanding mechanical and fluid flow properties of granular and fractured media. With more than 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Berryman holds numerous patents for Time-Reversal Acoustics for Multiple Targets.

A respected authority in physics, geophysics and applied mathematics, Dr. Berryman has contributed more than 150 articles to professional journals pertaining to scientific research and innovation. In addition, he has held visiting, consulting and sabbatical appointments at various universities and related institutions. He previously served as an associate editor with the Journal of Mathematical Physics and IEEE Transactions on Geoscience.

Since 2004, Dr. Berryman has been recognized as a fellow with the Institute of Physics. He stays active and engaged in his fields of study through his involvement with the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, American Geophysical Union, Acoustical Society of America and American Physical Society. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Berryman has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including the 1st edition of Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America.

Prior to pursuing a career in scientific research, Dr. Berryman received a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Kansas in 1969. He went on to attend the University of Wisconsin, where he completed a Master of Science in Physics in 1970, as well as a PhD in Condensed Matter Physics in 1975. Dr. Berryman completed a postdoctoral appointment at the university before joining Continental Oil Co. (CONOCO) as a research geophysicist in 1976. He later served as a national science foundation fellow with the Courant Institute, member of the technical staff with AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories and physicist with the Lawrence Livermore National Lab. In 2006, Dr. Berryman joined the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab as a geological senior scientist.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, James Berryman, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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