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John Kormylo Ph.D.

Over ten years experience developing programs for seismic data processing. Experience in statistical estimation theory and applied mathematics, especially Kalman Filtering and nonlinear optimization. Fluent in FORTRAN, C and LaTeX, with some experience with C++, HTML, several assembly languages and Borland help file hypertext. Familiar with MATLAB and JAVA. Have worked on CRAY, IBM, DEC, Apollo and Atari computers. Author and co-author of numerous articles in refereed journals.


Shekinah Radiance Academy (La Grange) 2009-2010
Fort Bend Independent School District 2008-2009
(Doing Business As) E.L.F. Software 1992-2008
Exxon Production Research Co. 1979-1990
Chevron Oil Field Research Co. 1977


Region 4 Education Services 2007-present (intern)

University of Southern California 1976-1979 (transcript)

Received Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Automatic Control). Dissertation titled "Maximum Likelihood Seismic Deconvolution." Major professor was Jerry Mendel.

University of South Florida 1972-1976 (transcript)

Received M.S. in Engineering Science. Thesis titled "System Identification and Signal Processing with Application to Vector-cardiograms."

Florida State University 1969-1972 (transcript)

Received B.S. in Engineering Science, Magna Cum Laude, Honors Program.


IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 1983 Transactions Best Paper Award (co-authored with Jerry Mendel).

Member of Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Phi Eta Sigma and Mu Alpha Theta.

8 Gallon Club, Commit for Life - Houston Blood Center

1988 Texas Libertarian of the Year

Elected Chair of Harris County Libertarian Party 1987-1998.

See also personal and politics.