Lev Tabarovsky is a Baker Hughes technology fellow working in Houston. He joined Western Atlas in 1991 before it was acquired by Baker Hughes seven years later. Prior to his career at Baker Hughes, Tabarovsky worked in various research and faculty positions at the Russian Academy of Sciences and Novosibirsk State University.
With his geophysics and formation evaluation expertise, Tabarovsky has played a critical role on a number of technology projects including the development of the Baker Hughes 3D eXplorer™ multicomponent induction resistivity service. He also helped establish the Baker Hughes Novosibirsk Technology Center and led it for four years. The technology center, located in Russia, allows Baker Hughes to collaborate with other scientific institutes and thousands of scientists with wide-ranging expertise. Tabarovsky’s leadership helped the center become an integral part of the Baker Hughes technology development organization.
Tabarovsky has published more than 150 articles on various subjects in well logging, geophysics, and applied mathematics. He also has written two books, and holds more than 30 patents. Tabarovsky received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Baker Hughes in 2003, and the Distinguished Technical Achievement Award from the Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts in 2007. He earned PhD and Doctor of Science degrees in geophysics from the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and a Master of Science degree in nuclear physics from Novosibirsk University.