JAFAR ARKANI HAMED

(Eng., Ph.D.,FRAS)



 
 

Education -  Ph.D. (Geophysics) 1969: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
-  Engineering (Mining) 1962: Univ. of Tehran, IRAN


Employment

        - Summer 1961 Training in Nakhlak Lead Mine in Iran.
        - Summer 1962 Training in Ozbak-Kooh Lead Mine, the largest mine in Iran.
        - Sep'62-Dec'63 Director and responsible engineer of Gheshlagh and Agdarband coal mines in Iran.
        - Sep'64-Dec'68 Graduate student at MIT.
        - Summer 1965 Electrical resistivity surveying in Oklahoma and Wyoming, USA.
        - Summer 1966 Electrical resistivity measurements in Mass. USA.
        - Feb'69-Jun'73 Assistant professor of Physics, Arya-Mehr University of Technology, Iran.
        - Jun'71-Sep'73 Visiting scientist, Lunar Science Institute, Houston, USA.
        - Jun'73-Jun'77 Associate professor of Physics, Arya-Mehr University of Technology, Iran.
        - Mar'75-Jun'75 Visiting scientist, Department of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, USA.
        - Jun'75-Jun'77 Chairman, Department of Physics, Arya-Mehr University of Technology, Iran.
        - Jun'77-Sep'81 Professor of Physics, Arya-Mehr University of Technology, Iran.
        - Jun'77-Mar'79 Visiting scientist, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, MIT, USA.
        - Aug'82-Jul'85 Research associate, Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Canada.
        - Aug'85-Jun'86 Professor of Geology, Department of Geology, University of Toronto, Canada.
        - Jul'86-Jul'87 Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geophysics and Astronomy, The University of
                British  Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
        - Jul'87-Sep'88 Associate Professor of Geophysics, Department of Geological Sciences, Brock University,
                St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
        - Jul'88-present Professor of Geophysics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

  Honors and Awards

        - Scientific Medal, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Iran: for being the top student graduated
               from  the Department of Mining Engineering, University of Tehran, 1963.
        - Scholarship, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Iran: for Graduate studies at MIT, 1964-1969.
        - Fullbright Scholarship, 1977-1978.
        - NASA group Achievement Award, 1985.
        - Honourary diploma, International Space University, 1987.

Professional Affiliations

        - American Geophysical Union, since 1965.
        - Fellow, Royal Astronomical Society, since 1973.
        - Royal Academy of Science of Iran, 1974-1980. This academy was established in 1974; the first members were
            Iranian Scientists by a committee which consisted of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Iran and
            representatives of the Science academies of USA, Britain, France, and Japan. The committee selected 16 initial
            members of the academy from all branches of science, engineering, and medicine. I was one of these initial
            members.
        - Canadian Exploration Geophysicists (KEGS), since 1984.
        - Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), 1988.
        - Canadian Geophysical Union, since 1988.

 
 
 
 

.