Pakistan Academy of Sciences

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Brian Frederick Windley

Brian Frederick Windley
Current Position Emeritus Professor of Tectonics, University of Leicester, UK Phone No. 0116-2414035.
Born in London, UK in 19/01/1936 Year Elected 2008
Email [email protected]
University of Leicester, UK: B.Sc. 1960; University Exeter, UK: Ph.D., 1963.
Positions Held
University of Leicester, UK: Emeritus Professor of Tectonics, 2001 to date; Professor of Geology, 1982-2001; Head, Department of Geology, 1983-1986; Reader, Department of Geology, 1975-1982: Lecturer, Department of Geology, 1968-1975. Geologist, Geological Survey of Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1963-1968. Visiting Professor: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2001-2002; Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 2002 to date.
Bigsby Medal, Geological Society of London, 1977; Murchison Medal, Geological Society of London, 1985. Bronze Medal, University of Helsinki, Finland, 1991. Leopold von Buch Medal, Geological Society of Germany, 2016. Honorary Fellow, Geological Society of America, 2015. Highly Cited Researcher, Web of Science 2019.
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow of the Geological Society of London, 1960; Fellow, the Geological Society of America, 1977; Fellow, Geological Association of Canada, 1979; Fellow, Geological Society of India, 1979; Honorary D.Sc. degree, University of Leicester, 1978; Member, Geological Society of Edinburgh, 1965; Mineralogical Society of London, 1974; Royal Geographical Society, 1990; Royal Society of Asian Affairs, 1996; American Geophysical Union, 1997.
Research Area
Evolution of the continents with special contributions to understanding Archaean to Cenozoic mountain belts worldwide.
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