Our International Advisory Committee for MAESA 2019

Dr. Ahmadjan Abduriyim

Dr. Ahmadjan Abduriyim received his Doctorate in mineralogy in 2002 after studying at the Division of Earth and Planetary Science at Kyoto University in Japan. Prior to his current role Dr. Abduriyim was a former chief research scientist at the Research Laboratory of the Gemmological Association of All Japan (GAAJ) in Tokyo. see more ......

Professor Shoji Arai

Professor Shoji Arai is the Professor of Earth Sciences at Kanazawa University, Japan. He is one of the foremost experts in ophiolites, tectonics and geochemistry, having worked on the petrology of the upper mantle materials, ophiolites and ocean-floor rocks. see more ......

Professor Arul Arulrajah

Prof. Arul Arulrajah is the Professor of Geotechnical Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. He has been involved as a Chief Investigator in 22 research projects totaling AUD$4.3 Million to date inclusive of Australian Research Council, state government and industry funded grants. see more ......

Professor Peter Clift

Professor Peter Clift is the Charles T. McCord Jr. Chair in Petroleum Geology at the Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University. Professor Clift took his bachelor's degree at the University of Oxford. He completed his Ph.D. on the geology of southern Greece in 1990 at University of Edinburgh. see more ......

Professor Michel Faure

Professor Michel FAURE is Emeritus Professor at the Institut des Sciences de la Terre d’Orléans (ISTO), Orléans University (France). After a Master thesis on ductile deformation of Alpine orogen in Calabria and Corsica, directed by M. Mattauer (1980, University of Montpellier, France), see more ......

Mr. Tony Hope

Mr. Tony Hope from Hobart, Tasmania is a geologist, author and historian. He graduated from The University of Sydney in 1961, majoring in geology and subsequently gained widespread experience in mineral exploration, project and mine development in Australia and overseas. He is Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM). see more ......

Professor Suksun Horpibulsuk

Prof. Suksun Horpibulsuk obtained a B.Eng. (Civil Engineering) with Honors Award from Khon Kaen University, Thailand see more ......

Professor Akira Imai

Professor Akira Imai has been the Professor of Economic Geology at the Department of Earth Resource Science, Akita University, Japan, since 2010. see more ......

Professor Ross Large

Professor Large is a Distinguished Professor of Geology at the University of Tasmania and the recent past Director of CODES, the ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits. see more ......

Professor Gregory F. Moore

Professor Gregory Moore is a Professor and former Chair of the Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii. He spent four and a half years on the research staff at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, one and a half years as research geologist at Cities Service Research Lab, see more ......

Professor Chris Morley

Professor Chris Morley is Program Director for international program - M.Sc. in Petroleum Geophysics at Chiang Mai University, Thailand. Dr. Morley has also worked as an oil industry exploration and structural geology specialist see more ......

Professor Krishna R. Reddy

Dr. Krishna Reddy is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Director of Sustainable Engineering Research Laboratory, and also the Director of the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. see more ......

Professor Jitendrapal (Jit) Sharma

Professor Jit Sharma is the Professor and Department Chair, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, Toronto, Canada. He is also Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo and Adjunct Professor at the University of Saskatchewan. see more ......

Professor Devendra Narain Singh

Dr. D. N. Singh was born in 1965 at Shahjahanpur, UP, India. He has been a faculty member of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, since 1994. Before joining IIT Bombay he has served Central Road Research Institute, New Delhi, and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, for short durations. see more ......

Professor Frederick Lin Sutherland

Professor Lin Sutherland gained his BSc (Hons) in 1962 and MSc in 1966 from the University of Tasmania and a PhD from James Cook University of North Queensland in 1980. He worked as a geological curator at Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston, Tasmanian Museum, Hobart, and West Coast Pioneers Memorial Mining Museum, Zeehan, Tasmania. see more ......

Professor Yong Kwet Yew

Professor Yong Kwet Yew is Vice President (Campus Infrastructure) at the National University of Singapore. He oversees all matters related to the planning and development of campus physical infrastructure, including the holistic development of Kent Ridge campus, Bukit Timah Campus, University Town and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore at Outram into vibrant and connected campuses. see more ......


We welcome you to MAESA 2019!