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Gabriel Fabien-Ouellet

Research interests and affiliations

Research interests
  • Seismic inversion
  • Machine learning for geophysical data processing
  • Hydrogeophysics
  • Elastic properties of soil and rocks
  • High performance computing
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 4304 Applied geophysics
  • 4307 Environmental geophysics
  • 2953 Wave propagation
  • 2960 Mathematical modelling


Recent publications
Journal article
Dimech, A., Cheng, L.Z., Chouteau, M., Chambers, J., Uhlemann, S., Wilkinson, P., Meldrum, P., Mary, B., Fabien-Ouellet, G. & Isabelle, A. (2022). A review on applications of time-lapse electrical resistivity tomography over the last 30 years : Perspectives for mining waste monitoring. Surveys in Geophysics, 61 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Duchesne, M.J., Fabien-Ouellet, G. & Bustamante, J. (2022). Detecting subsea permafrost layers on marine seismic data: An appraisal from forward modeling. Near Surface Geophysics, 73 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Simon, J., Fabien-Ouellet, G., Gloaguen, E. & Khurjekar, I. (2022). Hierarchical transfer learning for deep learning velocity model building. Geophysics, 59 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Mardan, A., Giroux, B. & Fabien-Ouellet, G. (2022). Weighted-average time-lapse seismic full-waveform inversion. Geophysics, 52 pages. Retrieved from


Cours enseignés

  • GLQ3205 : Géophysique appliquée II


  • Stage post-doctoral en Géophysique - Université de Stanford
  • Doctorat en sciences de la Terre - INRS
  • Maîtrise en sciences de la Terre - Université Laval
  • Baccalauréat en physique - Université Laval
  • Baccalauréat en génie physique - Université Laval

Supervision at Polytechnique


  • Master's Thesis (1)

    • Isabelle, A. (2022). Assimilation de données hydrogéophysiques par filtre de Kalman d'ensemble pour l'estimation de la teneur en eau en restauration minière (Master's Thesis, Polytechnique Montréal). Retrieved from

News about Gabriel Fabien-Ouellet

NEWS | September 4, 2020
Sustainable development in the mining sector: the Government of Québec helps fund six projects headed by Polytechnique professors | Read
NEWS | September 2, 2020
Professor Gabriel Fabien-Ouellet: "seismic" new project supported by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Government of Québec | Read