Our International Advisory Committee for MAESA 2017

Dr. Ahmadjan Abduriyim

Dr. Ahmadjan Abduriyim is the president of Tokyo Gem Science company and the director of GSTV Gemological Laboratory. He was the former senior research scientist and senior manager of color stones identification service in GIA Tokyo laboratory. 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 Jean Cline

Professor Jean Cline is the Professor Emerita of geoscience at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Professor Cline is an economic geologist who studies the physical and chemical evolution of hydrothermal ore systems, fluid evolution in magmatic systems, and the use of fluid inclusions to constrain ore deposit evolution. see more ......

Professor James Goff

Professor James Goff is Honorary Professor of Tsunami Research, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia, 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 Ian Jefferson

Professor Jefferson graduated from Loughborough University, with a BEng (hons) Degree in Civil Engineering. He then continued to read for a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering. 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 Bernd G. Lottermoser

Professor Lottermoser holds a Chair in Sustainable Resource Extraction and is Director of the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering (MRE) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. 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 Dietmar Müller

Professor Dietmar Müller is the Professor of Geophysics, School of Geosciences, University of Sydney. Professor Müller is a geophysicist whose research has transformed understanding of the Earth’s evolution over the last 200 million years 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 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 2017!