Satyam Priyadarshy



Managing Director – India Center, Technology Fellow and Chief Data Scientist - HALLIBURTON

Dr. Satyam Priyadarshy is recognized as the first Chief Data Scientist of the oil and gas industry. Dr. Priyadarshy is a pioneer in the fields of Data Science, Big Data and Emerging Technologies. He is also a Member of the Mauritius Artificial Intelligence Council, Republic of Mauritius. His work or profile has appeared in many places including Chemical and Engineering News, The Scientist, Silicon India, Oil Review Middle East, Petroleum Review, Rigzone, Forbes among others. He is an author/co-author of over 35+ research papers, numerous patents, book chapters and expert opinion articles in magazines like Science. He is the recipient of many industry accolades and he is one of the most sought out invited speakers in areas of Emerging Technologies, Quantum mechanics, Cyber security and Blockchain, Big Data, Digital Transformation among others. The Society for Petroleum Engineers named him as the 2021-2022 SPE Distinguished Lecturer. He is currently associated as an adjunct/visiting faculty at a number of universities and institutes in USA and India. Dr. Priyadarshy is also on the advisory board of a number of emerging entrepreneurial companies. He earned his PhD in Quantum/Theoretical Chemistry from IIT Bombay and an MBA from Virginia Tech.

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Session III Panel discussion : "The future of ML in Geosciences and Engineering"
02:00 PM

In what parts of Geoscience and Engineering will ML make the biggest impact?
Is ML a fad or here to stay?
How can geoscience and engineering departments at Universities cope with the emerging ML trend?
Would the job market prefer an ML geoscience (engineering) degree (BS., MS., or even PhD.)?
What is next for ML in illuminating the Earth?

Moderator : Claire Birnie (KAUST)

Fatai Anifowose

Saudi Aramco

Steve Freeman


Satyam Priyadarshy


Ashley Russel