Bilal Haq - Curriculum Vitae#


Ph.D. 1967, D.Sc. 1972, University of Stockholm; Research Diploma in Stratigraphy, 1965, University of Vienna; Diploma in German Language, 1965, University of Heidelberg

Positions Held

Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC (2015-onwards); Associated Research Professor, Sorbonne University, Paris, France (2011-onwards); Director Marine Geosciences, National Science Foundation, Washington (1988-2015); Advisor, the World Bank, Environment Department, Washington DC (1993); Expert, the White House, Executive Office of the President of the United States, Washington DC (1992): Senior Research Scientist, Exxon-Mobil Houston, Texas (1982-88); Research Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts (1968-82); Amanuens, Docent, University of Stockholm, Sweden (1966-68); Scholar, Geologische Bundesanstalt, Vienna, Austria, (1964-65).

Additional Research Assignments

2019: Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences Scholar at Utrecht University; 2012 and 2013: Visiting Professor, University of Copenhagen; 2007: Visiting Professor, IFREMER, Brest, France; 2005-2006: University of Cambridge (Host Sir Nicolas Shackleton), Cambridge; 1996-97: Oxford University (Host Prof. Tony Watts), Oxford; 1990-1991: Visiting Scientist, Danish Geological Survey (Host Dr. Naja Mikkelsen); 1983: University of Hamburg (Host Prof. Egon Degens); 1980: Invited Scholar, University of Utrecht (Host Prof. C.W. Drooger); 1979: Visiting Scientist, Elf Aquitaine, Pau; 1967-69: Wenner-Gren Foundation Scholar, Stockholm; 1966-67: UNESCO Scholar, Vienna University, Vienna; 1966: Dolmetscher Institut, University of Heidelberg.

Professional Activities

Elected Fellow: Geological Society of America; American Association for Advancement of Science; Member: American Geophysical Union; American Association of Petroleum Geologists; Life Member, The Oceanography Society.

Professional Honors

Awarded the Prestwich Prize by the Geological society of France, 2019; Awarded Docteur Honoris Causa, Sorbonne University Paris, 2013; Honorary Professorship University College London, since 2011; Honorary Professorship Institute of Marine Research, Qingdao, 2010; Honorary Professorship Institute of Oceanology, Qingdao, 2009; Ocean Sciences Award American Geophysical Union, 2004: National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Service Medal, 1999; Horizons of Knowledge Lecture University of Indiana, Bloomington, 1999; Shepard Medal for Excellence in Marine Geology, Society for Sedimentary Geology, 1998. Honorary Professorship, Tongji University, Shanghai, 1996. Killam Chair in Ocean Sciences at Dalhousie University, 1994; Wilbert Lecture at Louisiana State University, 1991; Distinguished Lecturer, AAPG, 1988-89; Distinguished Lecturer, University of Utah, 1986. Honored by peers by naming of a fossil Genus and a fossil species (Haqius circumradiatus and Reticulofenetra haqii).
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