Asad Khan


Designation

Lecturer Department of Geology


Contact Information

Asadgeo89@gmail.com


Academic Career

Degree Institution
MS NCE in Geology, University of Peshawar
BS Department of Geology, University of Peshawar
F.Sc Swat Public School Mingora, Swat.
S.S.C Govt: High School Odigram, Swat.

RELEVANT CERTIFICATES:

  • Vector GIS: An Introductory short course on Geospatial Technology and Education VGT (May 5-15, 2014).
  • Raster GIS: An Integrated short course on Remote Sensing Technology and Education for early stage researchers RGT (May 26-June 4, 2014).

EXPERIENCE:

  • Currently working as lecturer in the department of geology, FATA University.
  • Lecturer in Centre for Earth and Space Sciences, University of Swat from September 2015 to July 2017
  • Research Assistant at NCE in Geology in the Project "Regional Geochemical Exploration for Precious metals in Southern parts of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Pakistan" from September 2013 to May 2015.
  • Four months internship in Geological Survey of Pakistan.

Research Interests

  • Geochronology, Geochemistry, Economic Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology
  • PROJECTS:

    • Petrochronological and geochemical constrains on the origin of pre and post Himalayan carbonatite complexes, northwest Pakistan (on going).
    • Geochemical exploration of placer gold and related elements/minerals in the sediments of the Kohat Plateau, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
    • Surface and subsurface structural interpretation of Joya Mair Oil field, South Potwar, upper Indus basin, Pakistan using 2D seismic data and petro-physical analysis.

    PUBLICATIONS:

    • Nawab, J., Khan, S., Xiaoping, W., Rahman, A., Ali, H., Qamar, Z., Khan, Z. A., Rehman, Z., Rahman, H., Muhammad, J., Khan, A., Shah, I. A. 2017. Spatial Distribution of Toxic Metals in Drinking Water Sources and their Associated Health Risk in District Buner, Northern Pakistan. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. (In press, Manuscript ID: BHER-2017-0279.R1(Impact Factor=1.56))
    • Jalil, R., Ali, L., Shah, M.T., Khan, A. 2017. Geochemical exploration for gold, silver and base metals using stream sediments, panned concentrates and Quaternary deposits of Tank District, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 50(1), 121-136.
    • Khan, S.A., Hizbullah Khan, Ahmad, I., Ishtiaq, M., Khan, A. 2015. Geochemical impact assessment of produced water of Sadqal oil and gas field on the soil surrounding the storage ponds in Fateh Jang area, Punjab, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 48(2), 75-84.
    • Zahid, M., Khan, A., Rashid, M.U., Saboor, A., Ahmad, S. 2014. Structural interpretation of Joya Mair oil field, south Potwar, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan using 2D seismic data and petrophysical analysis. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 47(1), 73-86.
    • Khan, A., Ali, L., Shah, M.T. Geochemical exploration for Au, Ag and base metals in the Kohat Plateau, Pakistan. Earth Sciences Pakistan 2014. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, Abstract Volume, 43-44.
    • Khan, A., Shafique, M. Remote sensing investigation of Gypsum in the Kohat Plateau, Pakistan. Earth Sciences Pakistan 2016. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, Abstract Volume, 76.
    • Khan, A., Shafique, M. Remote sensing investigation of Gypsum in the Kohat Plateau, Pakistan. (in process)

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