Holger Thern is a Technical Lead for NMR research at the Celle Technology Center at Baker Hughes, a GE company, in Germany. In this role, Holger aims to connect research activities to the needs of the petroleum industry for the development of NMR logging services and integrated reservoir solutions.
In 1998, Holger joined Western Atlas’ research department in Houston, Texas, focusing on data interpretation and technical support for NMR wireline logging applications. In 2000, he became part of the NMR logging while drilling (LWD) development team for Baker Hughes INTEQ in Celle, Germany. During the past 18 years, he held different positions in NMR product development and geoscience research teams. In addition, he was active in numerous NMR LWD job support activities, many with direct customer collaboration around the world.
Holger earned a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Constance and a M.Sc. in Geophysics from the University of Cologne. He has authored and co-authored more than one dozen patents and two dozen technical publications.