Alan G Jones P.Geo.#

Alan G Jones
Membership Number:2673
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:IRELAND

Present Positions

  • Senior Professor Emeritus, Geophysics Section School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • President and Managing Director, Complete MT Solutions (
  • President and Director, ManoTick GeoSolutions (
  • Specially-Appointed Professor, School of Geophysics and Geoinformation Technology, China University of Geosciences Beijing
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Earth and Environment, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Previous Positions
  • 2003-2015: Senior Professor & Head of Geophysics, Geophysics Section School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland
  • 2008-2015: Director, Irish Geoscience Graduate Programme (, Ireland
  • 1984-2003: Scientist, Senior Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • 1982-1983: Research Fellow, University of Toronto, Canada
  • 1977-1981: Research Fellow, University of Munster, Germany

Fields of Scholarship
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Magnetotellurics (MT)
  • Magnetotelluric tensor decomposition
  • Time series analysis
  • Inversion
  • Joint inversion of seismic and EM data
  • Continental dynamics
  • Continental tectonics
  • Continental mantle lithosphere
  • Mantle anisotropy
  • Geophysics-petrology
  • Conductivity-diffusion
  • Mineral properties

Honours and Awards
  • 2017: Accredited a Professional Geoscientist by the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario
  • 2016: Appointed Life Affiliate Member, Geological Society of South Africa
  • 2016: Blaustein Visiting Professor, Stanford University
  • 2010: Elected to Royal Irish Academy
  • 2009: Elected to Academia Europaea
  • 2009: Appointed an International Member of the Geo-Electromagnetism Committee, Chinese Geophysical Society
  • 2006: Awarded Tuzo Wilson Medal of the Canadian Geophysical Union

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