Dr. Irfanullah Jan

Assistant Professor

Phone:
091-9216427
091-9216429
091-9216767 (Direct)

Email:
irfan_nceg@upesh.edu.pk
irfanjan6@gmail.com


Academic Career

  • Doctor of Philosophy: Department of Geology, University of Leicester, United Kingdom (09/2007-02/2012).

 

  • Master-of-Sciences: Geology: Department of Geology University of Peshawar, Pakistan (2002-2003).

 

  • Batchelor-of-Sciences: (Hon): Geology: Department of Geology University of Peshawar, Pakistan (1999-2002).

 

Work Experience

Academic Experience

  • Tenure Track Assistant Professor: National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan (04/2012-Till date).

 

  • Lecturer: National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan (09/2005-03/2012).

Industrial Experience

  • Logging Geologist: Geo-Services East in Pakistan and United Arab Emirates (08/2004- 09/2005).

Editorial Experience

  • Editor: Journal of HImalayan Earth Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan (2013-till date).

 

Publications

  • Impact Points: 22.64

 

Published Research Articles

  • 1. Jan, I. U. Iqbal, S. Davies, S. J. Zalasiewics, J. A. Stephenson, M. H. Wagreich, M. Haneef, M. Hanif, M. Ahmad, S. 2016. Palaeoenvironmental analysis of the Carboniferous-Permian Tobra Formation of low latitude Tethyan Salt Range, Pakistan Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition)(Impact Factor= 1.25/2014).

 

  • 2. Jan, I. U. Shah, A. Stephenson, M. H. Iqbal, S. Hanif, M. Wagreich, M. & Hussain, H. S. 2016. The sedimentology of the Lower Permian Dandot Formation: a component of the Gondwana deglaciation sequence of the Salt Range, Pakistan. Revista Italiana Paleontologia e Stratigrfia,122, 1, 75-90 (Impact Factor= 0.98/2013).

 

  • 3. Khan, S. Latif, Z. Hanif, M. & Jan, I. U. 2015. Velocity and structural modelling of Mesozoic Chiltan Limestone and Goru formations for hydrocarbon evaluation in Bitrisim area, Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan. Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition), 90, 1, 258-275.(Impact Factor= 1.68/2014).

 

  • 4. Jehangiri, M. Hanif, M. Arif, M. Jan, I. U. & Ahmad, S. 2015. The Early Cambrian Khewra Sandstone, Salt Range, Pakistan: endorsing southern Indian provenance. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 8, 8, 6169-6187 (Impact Factor= 1.152/2013).

 

  • 5. Ahmad, S. Jalal, W. Ali, F. Hanif, M. Ullah, Z. Khan, S. Afridi, A. Jan, I. U. & Rehman, K. 2015. Using larger benthic foraminifera for paleogeographic reconstruction of Neo-Tethys during Paleogene. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 8, 7, 5095-5110 (Impact Factor= 1.152/2013).

 

  • 6. Iqbal, S.  Jan, I. U. Akhter, G & Bibi, M. 2015. Palaeoenvironmental and sequence stratigraphic analyses of the Jurassic Datta Formation, Salt Range, Pakistan. Journal of Earth System Science,124, 4, 747-766 (Impact Factor= 0.79/2013).

 

  • 7. Jan, I. U. 2014. The development in the Carboniferous-Permian Nilawahan Group palynology and stratigraphic correlation: A brief review. Journal of Earth System Science, 123, 1, 21-32 (Impact Factor=0.794/2013).

 

  • 8. Iqbal, S. Jan, I. U. & Hanif, I. 2014. Mianwali and Tredian formations: An example of the Triassic progradational system in the low-latitude Salt Range, Pakistan. Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, 39, 5489-5507 (Impact Factor=0.367/2013).

 

  • 9. Shah, A. Jan, I. U. Khan, R. & Qazi, H. E. 2014. Exploring the opportunities of construction and demolition (C&D) wastes in concrete. Scientia Iranica, 21, 4, 1317-1324 (Impact Factor=1.03/2013).

 

  • 10. Stephenson, M. H. Jan, I. U. & Al-Mashaikie, S. Z. A. K. 2013. Palynology and correlation of Pennsylvanian glacigene rocks in Oman, Yemen and Pakistan. Gondwana Research, 24, 203-211 (Impact Factor=8.122/2013).

 

  • 11. Jan, I. U. & Stephenson, M. H.  2011. Palynology and correlation of the Upper Pennsylvanian Tobra Formation from Zaluch Nala, Salt Range, Pakistan. Palynology, 35, 212-225 (Impact Factor=1.3/2012).

 

  • 12. Jan, I. U. Stephenson, M. H. & Khan F. R. 2009. Palynostratigraphic Correlation of the Sardhai Formation (Permian) of Pakistan. 2009. Review of Palaebotany and Palynology, 158, 72-82 (Impact Factor=1.933/2012).

 

  • 13. Sadiq, I. Sajjad, A. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. Ali, F. Khan, N. Khan, S. Farhan, M. (2016/in press). Deposiitonal system and sequence stratighraphy of the Permian Amb Formation, Salt Range, northewest, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 49, 2.

  • 14. Ahmad (Jr.), S. Kroon, D. Rigby, S. Hanif, M. Khan, S. Ali, F., Jan, I. U. Ali, F. Hussain, H. S. 2016. Endemic vs cosmopolitan Tethyan benthic foraminifera from the lower Eocene Panoba Formation, Kohat sub basin, Pakistan: implications for early Eocene warming. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 49, 1, 131-143.

 

  • 15. Khan, S, Hanif, M. Ali, S. Nisar, U. Latif, K. Jan, I. U. Pasha, A. R. 2015. Lithological interpretation of middle Miocene Gaj Formation, Indus Offshore, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 48, 2, 108-116.

 

  • 16. Ahmad, N.  Saleem, I. Swati, M. A. F. Saddiqui, B. Jan, I. U. 2015. Petrophysical Analysis of the Reservoir Intervals in Kahi-01, Kohat Sub-Basin Basin, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 49, 1, 30-40.

 

  • 17. Ahmad, S. Waqas, M. Khan, S. S. Swati, M. A. F. Jan, I. U. Yaqoob, M. Sadiq, A Rehman, I. 2015. Facies analysis, depositional model and sequence stratigraphy of the Upper Permian Chhidru Formation, Salt Range, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 48, 1, 64-80.

 

  • 18. Sadiq, I.  Ahmad, S. Hanif, M. Ali, F. Latif, K. Swati, M. A. F. Saboor, A. Hussain, H. S Jan, I. U.Ali,  F. 2014. Implication of the diagenetic evolution for the diagnosis of reservoir potential of the Amb Formation, western Salt Range, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 47, 2, 75-98.  

 

  • 19. Ahmad, S. Kroon, D, Rigby, S. Haneef, M. Imraz, M. Ahmad T. Jan, I. U. Ali, A. Zahid M & Ali, F. 2014. Integrated paleoenvironmental, bio- and sequence-stratigraphic analysis of the late Thanetian Lockhart Limestone in the Nammal Gorge section, western Salt Range, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 47, 1, 9-24.

 

  • 20. Khan, S. Ahmad, S. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. Swati, M. A. F. Khan, S & Saboor, A. 2014. Lithofacies, paleoenvironments and sequence stratigraphic modelling of the Wargal Limestone: Implication for reservoir characterization in the Salt Range, northwest, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 47, 1, 41-60.

 

  • 21. Hussain, H. S. Fayaz, M. Haneef, M. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. Gul, B. 2013. Microfacies and diagentic-fabric of the Samana Suk Formation at Harnoi section, Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 46, 2, 79-91.

 

  • 22. Imraz, M. Hanif, M. Ali, F.  Haneef, M.  Jan, I. U.  Ahmad (jr.), S. &  Saboor, A. 2013. Miscellaneidae: A biostratigraphic tool for hydrocarbon exploration in Paleocene carbonate platform deposits of Tethys, An example from Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 46, 2, 93-99.

 

  • 23. Shah, A., Haneef, M., Hanif, M. & Jan, I. U. 2010. Lithofacies and palaeoenvironments of the Carboniferous-Permian Nilawahan Group, Salt Range Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Hydrocarbon Research, 20, 1-13.

 

Abstracts

 

         1.       Akhtar, N. Jan, I. U. Hanif, M. Ahmad, I. & Ishaq, M. Paleoenvironmental setting of the early Cambrian Khewra Sandstone, eastern Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 15.

       2.       Awais, M. Hanif, M. Khan, M. Y. Ishaq, M. Jan, I. U. & Swati, M. A. F. Lithological studies and petroleum system potential of the Eocene Chorgali Formation using outcrop data and geophysical logs, Potwar Plateau, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 24.

       3.       Ghani, M. Jan, I. U. & Hussain, H. S. Comparative reservoir properties of Lower Permian strata in Potwar Plateau and Punjab Plane, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan: A petrophysical approach. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 38.

       4.       Hashmi, S. I. Jan, I. U. Khan, S. Hanif, M. Ahmad, S. Ali, N. & Latif, K. Integrating Depositional Facies and Sequence Stratigraphy in characterizing reservoirs potential of Chichali and Lumshiwal formations, NW Indus Basin. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 43.|

       5.       Ishaq, M. Jan, I. U. Hanif, M. Awais, M. Hussain, H. S. Ahmad, I. and Akhtar, N. 2016. The microfacies analysis and impact of diagenesis on the reservoir quality of the Sakesar Limestone, Nilawahan Gorge, central Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 54.

       6.       Khan, N. Jan, I. U. Iqbal, S. Hanif, M. Hussain, H. S. Khattak, S. & A. Alam, J. Organic geochemical and palynofacies analyses for source rock potential evaluation of the Jurassic Datta Formation, western Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 82.

       7.       Saddique, B. Jan, I. U. Hanif, M. Ali, N. Shah, S. A. & Rehman, M. Petrophysical characterization of the Cretaceous-Paleocene succession, Tal-Block, Kohat sub-basin, North West Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2016, 133.

       8.       Awais, M. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. Ishaq, M. An integrated approach to evaluate the porosity and permeability of the Eocene Chorgali Formation, Khair-e-Murat Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume 5th International Hundukush Geosciences conference: 2015, 5.

       9.       Awais, M. Hanif, M Jan, I. U. Ishaq, M. Microfacies analysis and reservoir potential of the Eocene Chorgali Formation, Chorgali Pass section, Gali Jagir, Punjab, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 22.

       10.   Iqbal, S. Jan, I. U. Akhter, G. Wagreich, M. Hanif, M. Triassic-Jurassic boundary: evidences from the Tethyan Salt Range, Pakistan and correlation with Europe. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 36.

       11.   Khan, S. Latif, Z. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. Velocity and structural modeling of Chiltan Limestone and   Goru Formation for hydrocarbon evaluation in Bitrisim Area, Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 50.

       12.   Latif, K. Hanif, M. Shah, S. A. Jadoon, M. S. K. Ali, A. Jan. I. U. Khan, M. Y. Hydrocarbon generation potential and depositional environment of the Cherat coal, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 56.  

       13.   Shafique, M. Hanif. M. Jan, I. U. Remote sensing based lithological/stratigraphic mapping and mineral exploration in Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014,77.

       14.   Shah, A. Jan, I. U. Hanif, M. Paleoenvironmental analysis of the Early Permian Dandot                        Formation, Salt Range, Punjab, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 78.

       15.   Hussain, H.S.Jan,I.U. Hanif, M. Sadiq, I. Microfacies, palynofacies and depositional environment of the Upper Permian Wargal Limestone, western Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume Earth Sciences Pakistan: 2014, 33.

       16.   Iqbal, S. Jan, I. U. & Akhter, G. (Accepted) Palaeoenvironmental analysis of the Jurassic Datta Formation, Salt Range, Pakistan. 30th International Association of Sedimentologists meeting,  Manchester University.

       17.   Hanif, Muhammad.  Jan, I. U. Ali, Fahad. & Iqbal, Shahid. 2013. Hydrocarbon Prospects in  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Future strategies. Abstract Volume International Conference on conventional  and unconventional hydrocarbon potential of Pakistan: prospects and strategies, 2013, 57.

       18.   Shah, A. Sharifullah. Jan. I. U. Exploring the opportunities of Renewable Energies in the Khyber         Pukhtunkhwa: A case study of FATA. Abstract Volume of International Conference on Sustainable  Utilization of Natural Resources of KhyberPakhtunkhwa and FATA, 2013, 39.

       19.   Khan, S. Ahmad, S. Hanif. M. Jan. I. U. 2012. Palaeoenvironments and reservoir characterisation  of the Middle to Late Permian Wargal Formation, NW Pakistan: Implications for hydrocarbon exploration. Abstract Volume of the Earth Sciences Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 45, No. 2, 60.

       20.   Shah, A. Haneef, M. Hanif, M. Jan, I. U. 2012. Lithofacies and palaeoenvironments of the                    Carboniferous-Permian Nilawahan Group, Salt Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume of the Earth Sciences Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 45, No. 2, 92.

       21.   Jan, I. U. 2012. Age and regional palynostratigraphic correlation of the Sardhai Formation, Salt  Range, Pakistan. Abstract Volume of the Earth Sciences Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 45, No. 2, 44.

       22.   Stephenson, M. H. Jan, I. U. & Al-Mashaikie, S. Z. A. K. 2011. Palynology and correlation of Pennsylvanian glacigene rocks in Oman, Yemen and Pakistan. 44th annual meeting 2011.  American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists, Southhampton, UK.

       23.   Jan, I. U. Stephenson, M. H. 2010. Palynology of the ?Glacigenic Carboniferous Tobra Formation of   Pakistan. In: MARZENA, O. MARZENA, S & ANDRZEJ, L. (eds) CIMP Poland 2010 General Meeting, Warsaw, 26-28.

       24.   Shah, A. Jan, I. U. Khan, S. Khan, Raza. 2010. Energy crisis in Pakistan- An opportunity for               Renewable Energy. International Conference on Advanced Design and Manufacture, 8-10th                   September 2010, Nottingham, UK.

       25.   Jan, I. U. Stephenson, M. H. 2010. Age and regional context of the Carboniferous-Permian  glacigenic Tobra Formation (Salt Range, Pakistan). Proceedings of the 3rd International Palaeontological Congress, London, UK, 211.

       26.   Stephenson, H. M. Jan, I. U. 2010. Comparison and preliminary palynological correlation of the Early to Mid-Permian clastic sedimentary succession of Oman and the Salt and Khisor ranges of  Pakistan. 9th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 7-10th March 2010 Manama  Bahrain.

       27.   Jan, I. U. Stephenson, M. H. 2009. Palynostratigraphy of the Sardhai Formation (Permian) of  Pakistan. In: FARNANDES, P. PEREIRA, Z. OLIVEIRA, J. T. CLAYTON, G & WICANDER, R.(eds) CIMP Faro'09, II Joint Meeting of Spores/Pollen and Acritarchs CIMP Subcommissions.  University of Algarve Portugal, 53-56.

       28.   Jan, I. U. Stephenson, M. H. Stolle, E. 2009. Stratigraphic significance of monosaccate pollen, Florinites balmei. Proceedings of the 1st British Geological Survey-BUFI Science Festival. Nottingham, UK, 3.

       29.   Jan, I. U. 2009. Permian palaeoclimates of Gondwana. Proceedings of the 1st CIOPPINO workshop on Transient Changes in Past Warm Climates. University of Urbino Italy, 60.

       30.   Jan, I. U. Stephenson. M. H.  Ellen, S.  2008. The stratigraphic and palaeogeographic occurrence of the Mid-Permian pollen grain ?Florinites balmei. Proceedings of the Palaeontological Association (Palass) 52nd annual meeting. Glasgow, UK, pp. 59.



Honors, Awards and Achievements

  • Pakistan Academy of Sciences’ Dr. Shah Jehan Prize for young scientist under 40 for research contribution in earth sciences, complimented by a gold medal,  certificate and cash prize.

 

  • Successful up-gradation of the Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences to “X” category in June, 2014 (As an Associate Editor and Focal Person) and including the journal in the Thomson Reutors’ “MASTER JOURNAL LIST”.

 

  • International Commission of the Palaeozoic Microflora fund to present at the CIMP 2010 conference at institute of geological sciences, Warsaw Poland.

 

  • International Federation of the Palynological Societies fund to present at the 3rd International Palaeontological Congress, 28th June to 3rd July, 2010, London, UK.

 

  • Geological Society London’s Edmund Johnson Fund for good PhD project in Tethyan sedimentology and palaeontology 2010, complemented by one year free fellowship by the society for year 2010 –2011 and free subscription to Geol. Soc. Journals.

 

  • Department of Geology University of Leicester, UK funds to attend the CIMP2010 conference at institute of geological sciences, Warsaw Poland.

 

  • Department of Geology, University of Leicester, UK funds to attend the CIMP Faro2009 conference at University of Algarve, Portugal.

 

  • British Geological Survey-Funding-Initiative Funding for attending the geological workshop at Milos island- Greece from 8th to 18th May 2009.

 

  • UK-IODP steering committee funding to attend summer school at Urbino Italy 2009.

 

  • UK-IODP steering committee funding to attend summer school at Urbino Italy 2008.

 

  • British Geological Survey UK’s funding to support analytical work during the course of the PhD studies.

 

  • University of Leicester Department of Geology funds for analytical work during the course of doctoral studies.

 

  • Pakistan Higher Education Commission Scholarship for PhD studies at University of Leicester, UK (2007).

 

  • 3rd position in the order of merit in MSc. (Geology) 2003.

 

  • 3rd position in the order of merit in BSc. (Hon) Geology 2002.

 

Research Grants Won (Completed)

  • Higher Education Commission of Pakistan National Research Program for Universities research grant as Principle Investigator (9.27 millions PKR).

 

  • National Centre of Excellence in Geology research grant as co-Principle Investigator (0.3 million PKR).

 

  • National Centre of Excellence in Geology research grant as co-Principle Investigator (0.3 million PKR).

 

MS students Project Completed 

  • Microfacies and palynofacies studies to decipher sequence stratigraphy of the Middle- to Late-Permian Zaluch Group, Pakistan; An analogue for the hydrocarbon strata of the Middle East (MS program. Enrollment year= 2012, degree awarded= 2014/Mr. Hafiz Shahid Hussain/Working as Research Assistant NCEG, University of Peshawar, Pakistan).

 

  • Paleeoenvironmenal analysis, regional stratigraphic correlation and sequence modeling of the Early Dandot Formation, Salt Range, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2012, degree awarded= 2014/Mr. Azeem Shah/Working as Lecturer, Haripur University, Pakistan).

 

  • Reservoir evaluation of the Cretaceous-Palaeogene succession, Tal Block, NW, Kohat, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2013, degree awarded= 2016/Mr. Babar Siddique/Working as Lecturer University of Swat, Pakistan).

 

  • Integrated petrographical and petrophysical analysis to evaluate Sakesar Limestone, Potwar, Plateau, Punjab, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2013, degree awarded= 2016//Muhammad Ishaq/Working as Lecturer, University of Swabi, Pakistan).

 

  • Sedimentological and petrophysical studies of Khewra sandstone Missa Keswal oil field, Potwar,Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2013, degree awarded= 2016/Naveed Akhtar).

 

  • Source rock potential evaluation of the Early Jurassic Datta Formation, Salt range, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2014, degree awarded= 2016/Nasar Khan/Working as Lecturer, University of Malakand, Pakistan).

 

PhD Student Under Supervision

  • Palaeoenvironmental studies, stratigraphic architecture and petroleum potential of the Jurassic Datta Formation in the low-latitude Tethyan Salt Range, Pakistan (PhD program. Enrollment year= 2012).

 

  • An integrated reservoir potential assessment and tectonostratigraphic reconstruction from Lower to Middle Cretaceous sediments, NW Indus Basin, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2015/Syed Irfan Hashmi).

 

MS Student Under Supervision

  • Biostratigraphy and palaeoenvironmental investigation of the Palaeocene carbonate succession,Cherat-Nizampur Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2013/Bashir Ahmad).

 

  • Shale gas potential of Middle Permian Sardhai Formation, Salt Range, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2014/Hasbeeullah).

 

  • Petroleum geochemistry and palaeoenvironment of Patala and Chichali formation, Kala Chita Range, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan (MS program. Enrollment year= 2014/Abdullah).

 

  • 3-dimentional facies modeling of the Permian Strata, Salt Range, Pakistan; An anologue studies to the Arabian hydrocarbon reservoirs (MS program. Enrollment year= 2014/Mukhtiar Ghani)

 

  • The Permo-Triassic Succession of Pakistan; sedimentological implications (MS program. Enrollment year= 2015/Ahmad Zeeshan).

 

  • Bio- Chemostratigraphy of the Cretaceous Parh Limestone of Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan (MS Program. Enrollment year= 2015/Waqar Ahmad).

 

  • Integrated sequence stratigraphic framework of Tobra and Dandot formations, Salt Range, Pakistan (MS Program. Enrollment year= 2015/Attaullah).

 

  • Sequence stratigraphy and global correlation of the Permian Warchha and Sardhai formations, Salt Range Pakistan (MS Program. Enrollment year= 2015/Subhanullah).

 

International Courses

  • Asian Council of Science Editors on publication Ethics 10th to 12th August, 2016 Dubai, UAE.

 

  • TNO organised Pollen and Spore Master Class, 16 to 20th August 2010, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Terrestrially-derived palynoflora: Subsurface Application to Petroleum Geology).

 

  • 6th Urbino Summer School on Palaeoclimatology, July 23th to August 5th, 2009. University of Urbino Italy (Geochemical and biological proxies in the palaeoclimatology).

 

  • CIOPPINO 2009 workshop on Transient Changes in Past Warm Climates, 1st August 2009. University of Urbino Italy.

 

  • The British Geological Survey’s Workshop on the “Geological deposits of Greece”, 8 to 18th May, 2009, Milos Island, Greece.

 

  • Regional Training course on Multi-Hazard Risk assessment: Geospatial mapping for earthquake vulnerability, 13 to 31st March, 2006, National Centre of Excellence in Geology, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

 

  • Geo-Services Oil & Gas South Asia training for the well site geologists, 7 to 18th March, 2005, Abu Dhabi Training Institute UAE.

 

Conference and Workshop Organized and Chief Organized

  • Earth Sciences Pakistan; 2016: Organized (as Chief Organizer) a three days international conference at the Baragali Summer Campus of the University of Peshawar, Pakistan (15-17th, July. 2016).

 

  • 1st International Conference in Emerging Trends in Engineering, Management and Sciences; 2014: Co-organized a three days international conference at the City University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan (28th-30th, December, 2014).  

 

  • Earth Sciences Pakistan;2014: Co-organized a three days international conference at the Baragali Summer Campus of the University of Peshawar, Pakistan (29th-31st, August, 2014).

 

  • Sustainable Utilization of Natural Resources, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA; 2013: Co-organized a one day international conference at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Peshawar, Pakistan (11th Feb., 2013).

 

  • Geoscience Information System for Natural Hazard Management; Organized (as Chief Organizer) a four days international workshop organized under the British Council’s DELPHE funds for the faculty members of Kabul University, Kabul Polytechnic University and Education University, Afghanistan (12th-16th Feb., 2013).

 

  • Towards better understanding of gold mineralization of the northern areas of Pakistan; Co-Organized a one day workshop under the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and US Department of State at the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan (18th December, 2013).

 

  • Earth Sciences Pakistan; 2012: Co-organized a two days international conference at the Baragali Summer Campus of the University of Peshawar, Pakistan (24th-25th, June. 2012).

 

Membership

  • Fellow Geological Society of London (GSL).

 

  • The British Micropalaeontological Society (TMS).

 

  • Palaeontological Association (PALASS).

 

  • The Commission Internationale de la Microflora du Palaeozoique (CIMP).

 

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

 

  • Pakistan Association of Petroleum Geoscientists (Faculty coordinator and Oil and Gas industry-NCEG liaison).

 

  • Member Asian Council of Science Editors (ASCE).

 

  • Provisional member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta, Canada.