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Mr. Khawaja Umair Majeed, Economic Geology, Best Researcher Award

Doctorate at Institute of Geology, Pakistan

Khawaja Umair Majeed is a dedicated geologist and Ph.D. candidate with a passion for unraveling the mysteries of Earth’s geological formations. Holding a Master’s degree in Applied Geology from The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, his research focuses on facies analysis, sequence stratigraphy, and reservoir characterization, particularly in the Amb Formation of the Salt Range, Pakistan.

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📚 Education:

Mr. Majeed completed his Master of Science in Applied Geology from The University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad, in November 2021. His thesis focused on “Facies Analysis, Sequence Stratigraphy, and Reservoir Characterization of Amb Formation, Salt Range Pakistan.” Prior to that, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Applied Geology from the same university, exploring “The Application of Gravity and Magnetic Methods for Crustal Studies in Rawalakot and Their Adjoining Areas of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.” Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from Preston University Islamabad and a Diploma of Associate Engineer (DAE Civil Engineering) from Govt. College of Technology Rasul, Mandi Bahudin.

professional journey:

Mr. Majeed’s professional journey includes roles such as Junior Geologist at Hanan Tech in Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir, where he is currently employed. His responsibilities involve contributing to geological assessments and studies. Previously, he served as a MIS Assistant at NRSP in the WET Project in Athmaqam, District Neelum, Azad Kashmir, and as a Data Entry Operator at Waheed Computers and Composing Centre, Muzaffarabad. His experience also includes a supervisory role at Abdur Razzaq and Brother Construction Company Ltd. in Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir.

Honors and Awards:

Throughout his academic and professional journey, Mr. Majeed has demonstrated excellence and earned recognition. He secured the 2nd position in the Geology session (2018-2020) at the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Additionally, he was a winner of the Prime Minister laptop scheme in 2018, awarded by the Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. His participation in various technical symposiums, geological workshops, and exhibitions further showcases his commitment to continuous learning and professional development.

Khawaja Umair Majeed’s consolidated biography reflects his academic prowess, hands-on experience in geology, and a track record of achievements and recognition in the field.

Research Interests:

Khawaja Umair Majeed’s research interests lie at the intersection of geology and reservoir characterization, with a focus on sedimentary processes and sequence stratigraphy. His academic background, including a Master’s degree in Applied Geology, has provided him with a solid foundation for exploring the complexities of geological formations and their implications for reservoir behavior.

Specifically, Mr. Majeed has a keen interest in facies analysis, aiming to understand the spatial and temporal variations in sedimentary rocks. His research delves into the intricate details of the Amb Formation in the Salt Range, Pakistan. This involves investigating the geological history, sedimentary structures, and stratigraphic sequences within the formation.

Furthermore, his exploration of sequence stratigraphy is indicative of an interest in deciphering the relationships between different sedimentary layers over time. This research direction contributes to a broader understanding of the geological processes shaping the Earth’s crust and has implications for the characterization of reservoirs, aiding in the efficient extraction of valuable resources.

Khawaja Umair Majeed’s research pursuits align with the broader goals of advancing knowledge in applied geology, enhancing reservoir characterization techniques, and contributing to the sustainable utilization of geological resources. His work reflects a commitment to addressing challenges in the field and contributing valuable insights to the scientific community.

Publications (TOP NOTES):

“Sedimentological and Petrographical Characterization of the Cambrian Abbottabad Formation in Kamsar Section, Muzaffarabad Area: Implications for Proto-Tethys Ocean Evolution”

  • Authors: SK Ali, RA Lashari, AG Sahito, G Kontakiotis, HT Janjuhah, MS Mughal, KU Majeed, et al.
  • Published in the Journal of Marine Science and Engineering in 2023 (Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 526).

“Facies Architecture and Sequence Stratigraphy of Kungurian Amb Formation, Western Salt Range, Pakistan”

  • Authors: KU Majeed, SK Ali, SU Ali, M Haris, RQ Ahmad, BA Khan, A Jamil, et al.
  • Published in the Kuwait Journal of Science in 2024 (Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 100167).

“Sedimentology and Reservoir Characteristics of Jurassic Samanasuk Formation of Salt Range and Hazara areas, Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan”

  • Authors: SU Ali, SK Ali, KU Majeed, M Haris, M Zaheer, T Mehmood.
  • Published in the Arabian Journal of Geosciences in 2023 (Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 435).

“A Comprehensive Review on Zircon (U–Pb) Geochronology, Geochemistry and Geological Significance of Granite Rocks, Provenance, Tectonic Implications, Exhumation History, Current…”

  • Authors: N Nazir, R Ayyamperumal, KU Majeed, C Zhang.
  • Published in the Geological Journal in 2022 (Vol. 57, Issue 9, pp. 3463-3477).
Khawaja Umair Majeed | Economic Geology | Best Researcher Award

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