Nazrul Khandaker Receives Geological Society of America Distinguished Service Award
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- Nazrul Khandaker Receives Geological Society of America Distinguished Service Award
Professor Nazrul Khandaker (GC/York, Earth and Environmental Sciences) received a Distinguished Service Award from the Council of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the society.
Khandaker has been involved with the GSA, a global professional society with members in 115 countries, for more than three decades. Among his various roles, he has served as chair of the Minorities and Women in the Geosciences Committee and as the coordinator of the first joint international meeting between the Geological Societies of America and China, which was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, in 2013.
Khandaker specializes in environmental geology, sedimentology, and tunnel geology. In addition to his field and scholarly work, he was a geotechnical consultant from 2001 to 2008 for the Water Tunnel #3, the largest capital construction project in New York City.
Submitted on: MAY 15, 2018
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