Dr. Solangi Sarfraz Hussain
Centre for Pure and Applied
University of Sindh, Jamshoro,
Office: +92-22-9213181 Ext.
University of Wales, UK (1992).
Topic: Geophysical/Sedimentological studies of a Quaternary
tidal delta system.
M.Sc. Geology (1st Class)
University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan
B.Sc. (Hons) Geology (1st
Class) University of Sindh, Jamshoro,
Date of Birth
February 15, 1960
B # A-236, SUECHS, Sindh University,
26 Years University Teaching and
Academic and Research:
Geology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan (1983-1986).
- Ph.D. Scholar
School of Ocean Sciences,
University of Wales, United Kingdom (1986-1992).
- Assistant Professor
Department of Geology, University
of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan (1992-1998).
- Associate Professor
Department of Geology, University
of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan (1998-2003).
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Ocean Sciences, University of
Wales, United Kingdom (1999-2000).
Geology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan (2003-).
for Pure and Applied Geology, University of Sindh (2009- )
- Team Leader and GIS consultant
of the Sindh Government project "Exploration and evaluation
of dimension and cut stones deposits in Thatta, Jamshoro, and
Dadu districts." (2007- 2009).
- Consultant of GIS and
digitization of maps in Project "Feasibility studies of Nagar
Parkar granite deposits" (2007-2010).
- Principal Investigator, Pakistan
Science Foundation Project " Paleoenvironmental study of Early
Cretaceous Lower Goru Formation, Sindh Monocline, Lower Indus
- Member on Technical Committee of
National Institute of Oceanography, Pakistan (1998).
- Completed three projects on the
exploration of fresh groundwater reserves using Electrical
Resistivity method in various parts of Sindh (1996-1998).
- Director & Secretary, Sindh
University Teachers Welfare Fund (1998-1999).
Research projects carried out:
Principal Investigator of
Pakistan Science Foundation Project entitled
"Paleoenvironmental study of early Cretaceous Lower Goru
Formation, Sindh, Monocline, Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan"
Team Leader, Exploration and
evaluation of Dimension and cut stones deposits of Thatta,
Jamshoro and Dadu districts (including digital mapping).
Project of Sindh Government.
Languages and other skills:
- Read, Write and fluently speak
Sindhi, English, and Urdu languages.
- Familiar with basic and routine
computer operation and applications.
- Posses full clean British motor
car Driving License since 1990.
Important Training and short
1. Two weeks Oceanography Training
Programme, organised jointed by the University of Hawaii and
National Institute of Oceanography, Pakistan (Karachi, 1985).
2. As a research scientist onboard
Belgian research vessel "R V BELGICA" to carry out seismic
surveys in English Channel and Irish Sea. (England, 1998)
3. One week short course in
shallow reflection seismics, organised by EG&G Geometrics,
USA (London, 1990)
4. IOC-IOMAC - German short course
on marine Geology held at the national institute of
Oceanography, Pakistan (Karachi 1994)
Important Geological field
One week Sindh
University-Weatherford collaborative Geological field work
at Lakhra, Meting, Jhimpir and Thar coal fields to evaluate
the possibilities for CBM prospectivity (Jan-2010)
Three week Geological field
investigations as a part of Pakistan-French collaborative
project in Laki and Khirthar Ranges (Districts Thatta,
Jamshoro, and Dadu) of Sindh to study sedimentology and
startigraphy of Paleogene and Neogene rocks (Nov-Dec 2009).
10 days Geological field
investigations in Wahi Pandhi and Shah Godrio (35 N/1 and
35N/5) of Khirthar range areas of District Dadu to
understand the stratigraphy and dimension stone potential.
60 days Geological field
investigations in District Jamshoro (Thano Bula Khan, Lakhra,
Bado, and Bhit areas of Laki and Khirthar ranges-40 C/3, 35
O/10, 35 O/7, 35 O/11, 35 O/12, 35 N/12, 40 C/3, 35 N/15)
for dimension and cut stones exploration (Mar-Dec 2008)
45 days Geological field
investigations in District Thatta (35 P/9 35 P/13, 40 D/1,
40 C/4) for dimension and cut stones exploration (Aug-Dec
20 days Geological and
Hydrogeological investigations of NagarParkar area as a part
of Asian Development Project (Apr-Jun 2009)
One week Geological mapping and
sampling in Ranikot area of District Jamshoro as part of
M.Phil. Scholar data collection.(2006)
Geological and stratigraphical
studies at eastern and western flanks of Surjan anticline,
Thano Bula Khan as part of MS. Thesis (2005)
mapping/investigations of Lakhra, Gado Laro, Kanbho, Surjan,
and Bado anticlinal structures as part of final year thesis
Hydrogeological studies using
resistivity technique at Thano Bula Khan, Sukkar, University
of Sindh (1997-2005)
Selected Research Publication:
Bathymetry and General
morphology of Belan Tidal Inlet, United Kingdom. Sindh
Univ.Res. Jour, Vol.27 (2), 221 - 234 p. (1995).
Temporal variations in bedform
characteristics over Neap/Spring tidal cycles in the Menai
Strait, United Kingdom. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour, Vol.27 (2),
207 - 220 p. (1995).
Shallow seismic stratigraphy of
Caernarfon Bay, United Kingdom. Sindh Univ. Res. Jour,
Vol.27 (2), 41 - 50 p. (1995).
Tidal current patterns around
the Belan Tidal Inlet, Caernarfon Bay, United Kingdom. Pak.
JAAEVS, Sindh Agriculture University, TandoJam. Vol.14 (1),
38 - 44p. (1998).
The Predication of Abrasive Wear
in Mining Associated With Rock Excavation, Mehran Univ. Res.
Jour. Of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 19 (3), (2000).
Geology of Muree Brewery Section
and its Economic. Mehran Univ. Res. Jour. Of Engineering and
Technology, Vol. 19 (3), (2000).
Detection of groundwater
reserves using electrical resistivity technique, Allama
I.I.Kazi Campus, University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Sindh Univ.
Res. Jour. (SCIENCE SERIES) Vol. 32 (2), (2000).
The combined VES/EM soundings
Geophysical method for siting boreholes. Sindh Univ. Res.
Jour. (SCIENCE SERIES), Vol. 34 (2), (2002).
Evaluation of Synthetic sonic
logs. Contributions to geology of Pakistan, 2007, p87-103.
Sediment Transport pathways in
Caernarfon Bay, United Kingdom (submitted to Mehran
University Research Journal, 2008)
Morphodynamics of a tidal delta
complex at a macrotidal inlet, Menai Strait, North Wales.
(submitted to Mehran University Research Journal, 2008)
Badin and Thar Coals: Potential
Candidates CBM Pakistan Petroleum LTD, Sindh Univeristy PAPG/SPE
ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERENCE 2010
November 10-11, 2010 Islamabad.
Cleat Fractures an Matrix Porosity
in Coals of Sindh, Univeristy of Sindh, Jamshoro, Weatherford
Oil Tool M.E Ltd. PAPG/SPE ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERENCE 2010
November 10-11, 2010 Islamabad.
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