Publications

  • Sullivan, B., & Kaszynski, A. (2019). PyVista: 3D plotting and mesh analysis through a streamlined interface for the Visualization Toolkit (VTK). Journal of Open Source Software, 4(37), 1450. https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01450

  • Sullivan, B., & Trainor-Guitton, W. (2019). PVGeo: an open-source Python package for geoscientific visualization in VTK and ParaView. Journal of Open Source Software, 4(38), 1451, https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.01451

  • Trainor-Guitton, W., Guitton, A., Jreij, S., Powers, H., & Sullivan, B. (2019). 3D Imaging of Geothermal Faults from a Vertical DAS Fiber at Brady Hot Spring, NV USA. Energies, 12(7), 1401. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12071401

Presentations

  • AGU 2020 - Presentation at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall 2020 Meeting. Title: Resonant HPC: Open Source Pre- and Post-Processing in the HPC environment using Jupyter and ParaView

  • AGU 2018 - Poster presentation and lightning talk at the American Geophysical Union’s Fall 2018 Meeting. Title: PVGeo: an open-source Python package for geoscientific visualization in VTK and ParaView

  • GRADS 2018 - 1st Place Oral Presenter in the Geophysics Session of the Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium @ Mines in April 2018. Title: Illuminating the Value of Geophysical Imaging Through Visualization and Virtual Reality

  • SAGEEP 2018 - Presenter at the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems in March 2018. Title: Illuminating the Value of Geophysical Imaging Through Visualization and Virtual Reality

  • CASERM 2017 - Poster Presentation at the Center for Advanced Subsurface Earth Resource Models in September 2017. Title: Illuminating the Value of Geophysical Imaging Through Visualization and Virtual Reality

Workshops

  • PyVista for Geoscientists - Instructed a workshop introducing PyVista as a visualization toolkit for geoscientists for Transform 2021. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmNmRBsEBHE

  • 3D Geotechnical Site Investigation and BIM - Co-instructed a workshop on visualizing geotechnical site investigation data in a 3D environment for the Tunneling Fundamentals, Practice and Innovations Workshop at the Colorado School of Mines. October 2018 and 2019.

News

Keep up with with my latest activities! I use this as a place to archive articles, features, awards, and more.

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I instructed a workshop introducing PyVista as a visualization toolkit for geoscientists.

Transform 2021 Workshop

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I received the Mendenhall Prize for outstanding MSc Student in Geophysics (May 2020).

Mendenhall Prize

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I recently sat down with Seequent to discuss the future of geovisualization and how I became involved in the 3D visualization and open-source software space.

Future of geovisualization: discussion with Seequent

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Here I appear in an informative video about the new Subsurface Frontiers Project.

Introducing the Subsurface Frontiers Project

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I joined Matt and Gram on Undersampled Radio to talk about my work building next generation geoscience visualization technology. Tune in to the episode to hear us discuss viz, and more specifically geoviz.

Featured on Undersampled Radio

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The Global Mining Guidelines Group recently interviewed me about efforts around the Open Mining Format. It’s a neat article highlighting my work and the importance of open-source software in the geosciences!

Interview with Global Mining Guidelines Group

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I lead a team that placed 2nd in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2019 Geothermal Student Competition.

2019 Geothermal Student Competition

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I briefly share some of my work bringing geophysical data into Virtual Reality for communication of findings.

AGU Profile on the Mines Geophysics Department

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I share my work on PVGeo, an open-source platform for visualizing geoscientific information and demo how this software is interoperable with the SimPEG projects.

SimPEG Meeting, 6 Nov. 2018

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As a Colorado School of Mines senior, I reflect on my time at Mines, and give some insight into where I will go next.

Mines 2018 Undergraduate Reflections

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Honors, Awards, & Scholarships

  • (2019-2020): Mendenhall Prize for outstanding graduating MSc student

  • (April 2019): 2nd Place Winner of 2019 Geothermal Student Competition

  • (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019): Chevron Blended Skill Set Scholarship

  • (Fall 2015 & Fall 2016 - Spring 2018) Dean’s List

  • (Fall 2014 - Spring 2018): Mines President’s Scholarship