Khandaker, Nazrul

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Iowa State University  Geology  1991 
    MS  University of Rochester, NY  Geology  1984 
    BS  Dhaka University in Bangladesh  Geology (Honors)  1977 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College of CUNY  Associate Professor  Geology  2008-Present 
    York College of CUNY  Assistant Professor  Geology  2003-2008 
    Grover Cleveland High School, Queens, New York  Earth Science Teacher  Earth Science  1998-2003 
    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia  Assistant Professor  Geology  1994-1998 
    Montana State University, Bozeman  Visiting Asst. Professor  Geology  1993-1994 
    Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania  Visiting Asst. Professor  Geology  1990-1992 
    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa  Teaching Assistant & Instructor  Geology  1984-1989 
    University of Rochester, New York  Teaching Assistant  Geology  1981-1983 
    Dhaka University, Bangladesh  Lecturer in Geology  Geology  1979-1981 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Montana State University  Adjunct Assistant Professor  Geology  1994-1996 
  4. Non Academic Experience


  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Tectonosedimentologic Significance of the Upper Cretaceous Foreland Basin Siliciclastics: Western Interior, USA.." Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition). 87(supp.) 2013: 212-214.

        Hatheway, A. W., Shah, A.K., Lifrieri, J. J., Khandaker, N. I., & Schleifer, S. "Memorials to Charles Alexander Baskerville (1928-2009)." Geological Society of America Memorials. v. 40, May 2011: p. 5-9.

        Hussain, M., Al-Khalifa, F., & Khandaker, N.I. "The Jabal Qarah Caves Of The Hofuf Area, Northeastern Saudi Arabia: A Geological Investigation." Journal of Caves and Karst Studies. v. 68, no. 1 2006: p.12-21.

        Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., Hariri, M.M., Al-Ohali, M.M., Garwan, M.A., Khan, K.R. "Microanalytical Investigations of Gold-Bearing Rocks From the An Najadi Region in Saudi Arabia." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. Vol. 130, Issues 1-4 1997: p.654-659.

        Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., & Garwan, M.A. "Study of volcanic sediments by microbeam PIXE technique." Nuclear Instruments and Methods, Geology Section. v. 109/110 1996: p. 587-591.

        Khandaker, N.I. "Natural calamities due to cyclonic storms and flooding : Bangladesh." Natural and technological disasters: Causes, effects and preventive measures. A Publication Of The Pennsylvania Academy of Science. S.K. Majumdar, G.S. Forbes, E. W. Miller, and R.F. Schmaltz (ed.). 1992: p. 164-175.

        Schleifer, S., Khandaker, N.I., Borenstein, S., Huang, Che-Tsao, Chaturgan**, T., Liang**, FengChan, Jo-Ramirez**, M., Flores**, D.J., Persaud**, P., & Lebourne**, S.N. "Recent Global Warming: A New Approach To Interpreting Some Of The Data." Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences. v. 28, no. 3 2006: p.210-214. ** York Students.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, HAQUE, Ezazul, GODDARD, Coreyn, and JACKSON, Shirley. "STRATIGRAPHIC CONSTRAINTS ON GROUNDWATER FLOW: EXAMPLES FROM YORK COLLEGE (CUNY) CAMPUS, QUEENS, NEW YORK CITY." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2013: p. 159.

          SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., CHARLES, Adisa, MARTINEZ, Hernando, JACKSON, Shirley, and IHEBOM, Chiemeka. "AN APPARENT ANGULAR UNCONFORMITY IN WESTERN CONNECTICUT." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2013: p. 158.

          HAQUE, Ezazul, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, CHOWDHURY, Ishmam, SUAREZ, Xavier, and YEUNG, Justin. "ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION IN SOUTHEAST QUEENS, NEW YORK CITY." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2013: p.158.

          MARTÍNEZ-SACRISTÁN, Hernando1, SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., and MIER-UMANA, Ricardo. "TECTONICS AND SEDIMENTATION ASSOCIATED WITH MESOZOIC SEQUENCES IN NEW JERSEY AND CONNECTICUT." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2013: p. 158.

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, CALLE, Fredy, CHOWDHURY, Nashid, GONZALEZ, Neyshmarie, and NOPRE, Jefferson. "SEDIMENTOLOGY AND GEOCHEMICAL INVESTIGATIONS OF THE EXPOSED ORDOVICIAN-DEVONIAN SEDIMENTARY ROCKS, ROSENDALE, ULSTER COUNTY, NEW YORK." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2013: p.159.

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., VONDRA, Carl F., SEIFERT, Karl, CARDINALLE, Rochelle, and CHATURGAN, Thakur. "CHARACTERIZATION OF UPPER CRETACEOUS FRONTIER SANDSTONES, NORTH-CENTRAL WYOMING: PROVENANCE AND TECTONIC INTERPRETATION." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 45, No. 7 2012: p. 111.

          JACKSON, Shirley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, TIRMIZI, Atiqa, ZABEN, Aihab, MUSID, Ayatt, and ROBERTS, Junior A. "DETERMINATION OF TRACE ELEMENTS USING HAWAIIAN BEACH SANDS: CONSTRAINTS ON PROVENANCE." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 44, No. 7 2012: p. 110.

          TIRMIZI, Atiqa, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., and SCHLEIFER, Stanley. "HEAVY METAL INVESTIGATION OF COASTAL SAND (CLIFTON BEACH, KARACHI, PAKISTAN): ENVIRONMENTAL IMPLICATIONS." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 44, No. 7 2012: p. 111.

          SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., DHAR, Ratan, NARINE, Keshaw, FUNK, Art, CALLE, Fredy, and GUDKOV, Michael. "THE LAND BETWEEN THE OROGENYS." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 44, No. 7 2012: p. 110.

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, AHMED, Masud, SINGH**, Andrew, DEFABIO**, Darlene, TIRMIZI**, Atiqa, and MOLTENI**, Andrew. "SHARING GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION IN URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT, AND CREATING PUBLIC AWARENESS: CLOSE COLLABORATION BETWEEN NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENTAL AGENCIES AND ACADEMIA." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 43, No. 5 2011: ** York Students.

          TIRMIZI**, Atiqa, SINGH**, Andrew, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, QUADROS**, Roselina, and DHAR, Ratan. "HANDHELD X-RAY FLUORESCENCE (XRF) AS A RAPID AND RELIABLE TOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING OF SOLIDS." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 43, No. 5 2011: ** York Students.

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, AHMED, Masud, ALI**, Zarine, and SCOTT**, Leah. "DISSEMINATION OF GEOLOGICAL INFORMATION IN AVOIDING GEOTECHNICAL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION: LESSONS LEARNED FROM DEEP VOIDS IN MARBLE IN LOWER MANHATTAN, NEW YORK CITY." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 43, No. 5 2011: ** York Students.

          ROUZYI**, Zulekha, SHAMI**, Malek, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., and SCHLEIFER, Stanley. "A GEOCHEMICAL AND SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE NORTHERN GATEWAY NRA, NEW YORK CITY, PART II." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 43, No. 5 2011: ** York Students.

          Leslie Keiler, Lidia Gonzalez, Jane Keleher, Nazrul Khandaker, and Daniel Robie. "Noyce Mathematics and Science Scholars in the Field: The Impacts of Intensive Fieldwork on the Development of Pre-service Teachers." NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference. Abstract # 167 July 6-8, 2011: page, A 79.

          SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SHAMI**, Malek, CHATURGAN, Thakur, and CHARLES**, Adisa. "POSSIBLE EVIDENCE OF “PARACONFORMITY” BETWEEN THE MANHATTAN SCHIST AND THE INWOOD MARBLE, NEW YORK CITY." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 43, No. 5 2011: ** York Students.

          KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., VONDRA, Carl F., SEIFERT, Karl E., SHAMI**, Malek, CARDINALE, Rochelle, and CHATURGAN**, Thakur. "UPPER CRETACEOUS PEAY BENTONITES (NORTH-CENTRAL WYOMING): PROVENANCE AND TECTONICS INTERPRETATION FROM ASH COMPOSITION." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5 2010: p. 121. ** York Students.

          SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., LIANG**, Feng Chan, RHODEN**, Machel, AGBOR**, Iheanyichukwu, GUDKOV**, Mike, and BEAUZILE**, Will. "INTERPRETING SOME OF THE RECENT DATA RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5 2010: p. 118. ** York Students.

          ALI, Zarine**, SHAMI**, Malek, and KHANDAKER, Nazrul I. "SEDIMENTOLOGY OF SANDY HOOK BEACH, NEW JERSEY." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5 2010: p. 119. ** York Students.

          SHAMI**, Malek, MUSID**, Ayatt, ABEDIN**, Sumaiya, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., and DHAR, Ratan. "A GEOCHEMICAL AND SEDIMENTOLOGICAL SURVEY OF THE NORTHERN GATEWAY NRA, NEW YORK." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5 2010: p. 119. ** York Students.

          ROBBINS**, Kathleen, TINEO**, Reuben, and KHANDAKER, Nazrul I. "BEACH MORPHOLOGY AND CONSTRAINTS ON HEAVY MINERAL SEGREGATION: THE CRESCENT BEACH , SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5 2010: p. 117. ** York Students.

          ZARINE**, Ali, SINGH**, Andrew, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, and KAUR, Manpreet. "Sedimentology Of Island Beach State Park, New Jersey.." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 41, No. 7 2009: p. 320. ** York Students.

          SHAMI**, Malek, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, and DEFABIO**, Darlene. "Sedimentation, Provenance, and Tectonics Of The Gulf Of Aden.." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 41, No. 7 2009: p. 320. ** York Students.

          HANIFF**, Nazifa, RHODEN**, Machel, TIRMIZI**, Atiqa, SINGH**, Andrew, TINEO**, Reuben, SCHLEIFER, Stanley, and KHANDAKER, Nazrul I. "Sedimentology And Chemical Composition Of The Silurian Binnewater Sandstone, Ulster County, NY.." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 41, No. 7 2009: p. 319. ** York Students.

          SCHLEIFER, Stanley, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., AHMED, Masud, NARINE, Keshaw, LORING, Arthur P., and SHAMI**, Malek. "Changing Style Of Deformation At The Northern Limit Of The Extent Of The Shawangunk Conglomerate; Ulster County, N.Y.." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 41, No. 7 2009: p. 321. ** York Students.

          BEAUZILE**, Wilfrid, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, ANTANESIAN, Vaspour, and MOLTENI**, Edward A. "Geochemical Investigation Of The Hudson River Shale, Rosendale, New York.." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Annual Meeting. Vol. 41, No. 7 2009: p. 320. ** York Students.

          Kathleen H. Robbins**, Reuben A. Tineo**, and Nazrul I. Khandaker. "Composition And Origin Of The Crescent Beach Sand, South Portland, Maine.." 20Th Annual Argonne Symposium For Undergraduates In Science, Engineering And Mathematics, Argonne National Laboratory Argonne, Il 60439. November 13, 2009: ** York Students.

          Jahmillah Khabir**, Nazrul I. Khandaker, and Stanley Schleifer. "Point Source Determination of Pollutants in the Coastal Sand, Tobago." GSA Annual Convention, Houston. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 182. ** York Students.

          Charren Cabaroy**, Nazrul I. Khandaker, and Stanley Schleifer. "Geochemical Investigations of the Chert-Bearing Units Associated with the New Scotland and Kalkberg Limestones (Devonian), Rosendale, New York." GSA Annual Convention, Houston. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 182. ** York Students.

          Nazrul I. Khandaker, Stanley Schleifer, Masud Ahmed (NYCDEP), and Belal A. Sayeed (Jenny Engineering Corporation). "Geology of the Overburden Deposits and Constraints on Engineering Design for Foundation, Queens, New York City." GSA Annual Convention, Houston. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 182.

          Andrew Singh**, Nazifa Haniff**, Stanley Schleifer, and Nazrul I. Khandaker. "Sedimentology of the Beach Placer Deposit, Montauk Point, Long Island." GSA Annual Convention, Houston.. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 182. ** York Students.

          S. Schleifer, Nazrul I. Khandaker, Ali Zarine**, Thakur Chaturgan (Brown & Caldwell Environmental Company), and Mindy Rivera (HMcDonald). "Structure and Stratigraphy of the Upper Silurian – Lower Devonian Rocks Exposed In the Rosendale, N. Y. Area, An Update." GSA Annual Convention, Houston. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 183. ** York Students.

          Jessica Rampersad**, Ikon Cameron, Nazrul I. Khandaker, and Stanley Schleifer. "Mineralogy of the Coastal Sand Obtained from the Twin Island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago." GSA Annual Convention, Houston. Vol. 40, No. 6 2008: p. 181. ** York Students.

          Nazrul I. Khandaker. "GSA Committees: Progress through Service--The GSA Committee on Minorities and Women in the Geosciences." GSA Today. December 2007: p. 25.

          Cabaroy**, Charren, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Schleifer, Stanley, Kishore**, Stephan, and Kissoon**, Sasha. "On the Origin of Chert in the Devonian New Scotland and Kalkberg Formations, Rosendale, New York." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol, 39, No. 6 2007: p. 327 ** York Students.

          Schleifer, Stanley, Khandaker, Nazrul I, Ahmed, Masud, Dozier, Charmel, and Sayeed, Belal A. "Manhattan Geology From the Bottom Up." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 39, No. 6 2007: p. 327.

          Cush**, Athar-Rahman, Khandaker, Nazrul I, Schleifer, Stanley, Nicasio**, Micheal, Rampersad**, Jessica, and Cush, Akbar Rahim Wazir. "Provenance of the Coastal Sand, Guyana." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 39, No. 6 2007: p. 328. ** York Students.

          Khandaker, Nazrul I., Schleifer, Stanley, Ali, Zarine**, and Molteni**, Edward A. "An Update on Groundwater Conditions at the Site of the York College CUNY Campus in Southeastern Queens County, New York City." Geological Society of America {GSA}, Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol.39, No. 6 2007: p. 327. ** York Students.

          Hussain, Mahbub, Hariri, Mustafa M., Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Yardang, Eolianite, and Gypsum Lunette Along the Southern Arabian Gulf Shorelines, Northeastern Saudi Arabia." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 39, No. 6 2007: p. 328.

          Hussain, Mahbub, Al-Shaibani, Abdulaziz M., Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Carbonate Cements and Hydrogeology of the Al-Ukair Coastlines, Southern Shorelines of the Arabian Gulf: A Scanning Electron Microscopic Study.." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 39, No. 6 2007: p. 328.

          Schleifer, Stanley and Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Resuming Groundwater Withdrawal For Public Water Supply In Queens County, New York City. Invited Paper: For the “Managing Drought and Water Scarcity in Vulnerable Environments: Creating a Roadmap for Change in the United States.”." Special GSA Meeting, Denver, Colorado. Specialty Meeting No. 3 2006: p. 28.

          Khandaker, Nazrul I., Schleifer, S., Ali**, Zarine, and Jemilugba**, Olalekan, M. "Provenance Of A Garnet-rich Beach Placer Deposit, Montauk Point, Long Island, NY.." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77. ** York Students.

          FengChan**, Liang, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Schleifer, Stanley, Ahmed, Masud, and Sayeed, Belal A. "Geochemical Significance Of The Inwood Marble, Manhattan, NY." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77. ** York Students.

          Schleifer, Stanley and Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Geological Controls on the Excavation of Rosendale Cement, New York.." Association Of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) 49th Annual Meeting. 2006: .

          McPherson**, Ryan, Schleifer, S., Khandaker, Nazrul I., Molteni**, Edward A., Nicasio**, Micheal, and Kissoon**, Sasha. "Sedimentology Of The High Falls Shale (Silurian), Rosendale, NY." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77. ** York Students.

          Chaturgan**, Thakur, Rivera, Mindy S., Schleifer, S., Khandaker, Nazrul I., and Cabaroy**, Charren C. "Stratigraphy And Sedimentology Of The Hudson River Shale (Ordovician), Rosendale, NY." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 78. ** York Students.

          Schleifer, Stanley, Loring, Arthur P., and Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Structure And Tectonic Interpretation Of The Rocks Outcropping In The Rosendale, New York Area.." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77.

          Mahabir, Krishna, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Schleifer, Stanley, Kowal, Jacob A., and Cush**, Athar-Rahman. "Petrology And Tectonic Interpretation Of The Lower Scotland Formation (Eocene), Barbados." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77. ** York Students.

          Nicasio**, Micheal, Schleifer, Stanley, Khandaker, Nazrul I., and Cush**, Athar-Rahman. "Provenance Of The Binnewater Sandstone (Silurian), Rosendale, NY." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol. 38, No. 7 2006: p. 77. ** York Students.

          Khandaker, N.I., Schleifer, S., Slaughter, A.R., Sayeed, B.A., Flores**, D.J., and Jo-Ramirez**, M. "Tunnel Geology As Seen By Geologists: Manhattan, New York City." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Programs With Abstracts. Vol, 37, No. 7 2005: p. 221. ** York Students.

          Schleifer, S., Nazrul I. Khandaker, Alan Slaughter, and Masud Ahmed. "Control of macro-and-micro-scale anisotropy of encountered rocks in exploratory boring operations, Manhattan, New York City." AEG News. Program with Abstracts 2005: p. 85.

          Schleifer, Stanley, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Chaturgan, Thakur**, and Rivera, Mindy S. "Rosendale, New York: A Classic Area for a Field Mapping Course." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 37, No.7 2005: p. 220. ** York Students.

          MAHABIR, Krishna, KHANDAKER, Nazrul I., SCHLEIFER, Stanley, FLORES**, Dorean, MAKSIMONICZ**, Helen, and BANG, Daniel. "Geochemical Analysis of Sandstones, Upper Scotland Formation (Eocene), Ne Barbados: Clues to Provenance." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 5 2004: p. 234. ** York Students.

          Khandaker, N.I. "Geochemical And Petrological Investigations Of The Representative Cretaceous Bentonite Beds, Wyoming : Tectonic Implications." AGU Fall Meeting, Volcanic Processes lll: Case Studies Posters. V43E-1465 2004: .

          Desamero, Ruel, Huang**, Shuyin, and Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Characterization Of Geological Materials Using Vibrational Spectroscopy." Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. V. 36 No. 5 2004: p. 234. ** York Students.

          Schleifer, Stanley, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Ahmed, Masud, Lebourne**, Selwyn, and Persaud**, Poonraj. "On the Enigmatic Origin of Magnetite in the Bedrock of New York City." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 5 2004: p. 233. ** York Students.

          Hussain, M., Khandaker, N.I., and Al-Khalifa, F. "Neogene Hofuf Formation hosted Jabal Al Qarah caves: Structural and depositional constraints, eastern Saudi Arabia." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 5 2004: p. 235.

          Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Trace Element Geochemistry of Shale: Implications on the Depositional Environments." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No.2 2004: p. 90.

          Schleifer, Stanley, Borenstein, S, Khandaker, Nazrul I, Huang, Che-Tsao, Liang**, Feng C, Jo-Ramirez**, Mario, Flores**, Dorean J., Persaud**, Poonraj, and Lebourne**, Selwyn. "Involving undergraduates in Research: Measuring & Modeling On-Line Climate Data." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 2 2004: p. 122. ** York Students.

          Ahmed, Masud, Schleifer, Stanley, Khandaker, Nazrul I., Jo-Ramirez**, Mario, and Lebourne**, Selwyn. "Petrogenetic Significance of Garnets in the Bedrock of New York City." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 5 2004: p. 234. ** York Students.

          Khandaker, Nazrul I., Chaturgan**, Thakur, Liang**, Feng C. "Geochemistry of Granitic Clasts Associated With the Frontier Formation (Upper Cretaceous), North-Central Wyoming: Provenance and Tectonic Interpretation." Geological Society of America (GSA), Annual Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. Vol. 36, No. 5 2004: p. 234. ** York Students.

          Khandaker, N. I. "Paleotectonic Significance of the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Bentonites, Wyoming." AGU Fall Meeting. V51G-0359 2003: .

          Babalola, L.O., Hussain, M., and Khandaker, N.I. "Origin of Ironstone Horizons in the Paleozoic Wajid Sandstone, Asir." Saudi Society for Earth Scientists, 5th Annual Meeting, Programs with Abstracts. 1998: p. 36.

          Hussain, M., and Khandaker, N.I. "The Wajid Sandstone as Exposed Along the Road Sections of the Abha and Khamis Mushayt Area, South Western Saudi Arabia. Field Guide." Dhahran Geological Society. 1998: p. 18.

          Hussain, M., and Khandaker, N.I. "The Wajid Sandstone in the Asir Region: An example of petrologically immature braided river system on the Arabian Shield." Saudi Society for Earth Sciences, 4th Annual meeting, Abstracts with Programs. 1997: p. 25.

          Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., Hariri, M.M., Al-Ohali, M., Garwan, M., and Khan, K.K.. "Microanalytical Investigations of Gold-bearing Rocks: Examples from Sukhaybarat Region, Saudi Arabia." 5th International Conference on Nuclear Microprobe Technology and Applications (ICNMTA96) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. November 10-15, 1996: .

          Matter, W., Ahmed, M., Al-Ohali, M., El-Naggar, Z.R., and Khandaker, N.I.. "Investigation of Geochemistry and Origin of Phosphorite Deposits of Northwestern Saudi Arabia Using Micro-PIXE Technique." 5th ICNMTA96 Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico. November 10-15, 1996: .

          Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., and Garwan, M.A.. "Volcanic sediments and distinctive geological setting as revealed by microbeam-PIXE technique." VII International Conference on Particle Induced X-ray Emission and its Analytical Application, Padua, Italy. 26 May, 1995: p. 30.

          Khandaker, N.I. and Vondra, C.F.. "Paleoceanographic significance of the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, North-Central Wyoming." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. Vol. 75 (2) 1994: p.84-85.

          Khandaker, N.I., C. F Vondra, and K. E. Seifert. "Geochemistry of the Cretaceous shales and its implication on regional tectonics and correlation: Wyoming and Montana." Annual meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). Vol 75:3 1991: .

          Akhter, S.H.; Chowdhury, S.Q.; Khandaker, N.I. and Khan, F. "Some chemical aspects of diagenetic carbonates from the Miocene of Sitakund, Bangladesh." American Association of Petroleum Geologist. Vol. 74 1990: p. 596.

          Khandaker, N.I. "Relationships between volcaniclastic rocks and the evolutionary stages of the distributive provinces: examples from the western interior foreland basin, U.S.A.." 28th International Geological Congress, Washington, D. C. USA. Vol. 2 July 9-19, 1989: p. 183.

          Khandaker, N.I., Vondra, C.F., and Ambardar, S.K.. "Regional implications of Cretaceous andesitic volcanism and constraints on foreland basin sedimentation in the Western Interior.." Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 21 1989 Annual Meeting: p. A 348.

          Khandaker, N.I. and C. Mantzios. "Nature of late Mesozoic volcanism and resultant products: examples from Cloverly Formation, North-central Wyoming." Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs.. 21(n.6) 1989: p.126.

          Khandaker, N.I., and C. F. VONDRA. "History of Tectonism and Resultant Sedimentation in the Foreland Basin: Examples from the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, north-central Wyoming, USA.." International Symposium on Intermontane Basins 1 Geology & Resources. Chiang Mai, Thailand. January 30-February 2, 1989: .

          Khandaker, N. I., Vondra, C. F. "Provenance and Sediment-Dispersal System in Tectonically Active Rapidly Evolving Foreland Basin, Western Interior." AAPG Annual Convention With DPA/EMD Divisions and SEPM. Vol. /Issue: 73:3 1989: p. 371-372.

          KHANDAKER N.I, Vondra C.F., and Seifert, K.E. "Geochemical and tectonic significance of the Torchlight sandstone, North-Central Wyoming." Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists (SEPM) 5th Annual Midyear Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. V. 5 1988: p. 28-29.

          Khandaker, N.I., Vondra, C.F. "Regional implications of an extensive linear sediment-dispersal system along western margin of Cretaceous interior seaway." Annual Meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Houston, Texas. 1988: .

          Mantzios, C., Khandaker, N.I., and Vondra, C.F. "Implications of paleosols in the geologic record: Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming." Geological Society of America Bulletin, Abstracts With Programs, 100th Annual Meeting. V. 20 No. 7 1988: p. A176..

          Khan, F.A., Khandaker, N.I., and Fenton, T.E. "Potassium status of some alluvial-derived soils as related to their mineralogical composition." American Society of Agronomy, Agronomy Abstracts. 1988: p. 308.

          Potter, L. S. and Khandaker, N. I. "The origin and distribution of certain upper Miocene-Pliocene sediments, north-central Nebraska." Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. V. 20(2) 1988: p. 126.

          Nazrul I. Khandaker, Robert G. Sutton. "On the Distinguishing Characteristics Between the Proximal and Distal Turbidites of the Nova Scotian Continental Margin, Canada." Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America, San Antonio, Texas, November 9 through 13. 1987: .

          Khandaker, N.I., and Vondra, C.F. "Distinctive petrofacies and its response to diagenetic effects: Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming." Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 4th Annual Mid-year Meeting, Abstracts with Programs. V. 4 1987: p. 42.

          Khandaker, N.I., and Sutton, R.G. "Compositional aspects and paleoceanographic significance of the Sohm Abyssal Plain cores, CANADA." EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. V. 68 1987: p. 1333.

          Khandaker, N.I. "Sediment-skewness reflecting separate hydrodynamic Regime: Evidences from the Nova Scotian deep-water turbidite and contourite sequences, CANADA." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. V. 68 1987: p. 332.

          Khandaker, N.I and Vondra, C.F. "Local morphotectonic constraints on molassic sedimentation: examples from Pliocene Siwalik sequences, Punjab, India." Geological Society of America Bulletin, National Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. V. 19 1987: p. 726.

          Ahmed, M., and Khandaker, N.I. "Sedimentation problem in the Ganges-Kobadak Irrigation Project in Bangladesh: A field and laboratory approach." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. V. 68 1987: p. 1267.

          Khandaker, N.I., Vondra, C.F. "Tectonic significance of lithicwacke-polymictic conglomerate petrofacies association within Upper Cretaceous torchlight sandstone, Big Horn basin, Wyoming." American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California. V. 71 1987: p. 576.

          Khandaker, N.I., and Stewart, R.A. "Variations in heavy mineral suites and garnet microtextures in basal till and related Podzolic soils and sorted sediment, Matachewan, Ontario, CANADA." International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), XII International Congress, Ottawa, Canada; Abstracts With Programs. 1987: p. 200.

          Khandaker, N.I., and Sutton, R.G. "Density segregation and distribution of heavy minerals in deep-sea cores, Nova Scotian Continental Margin, CANADA." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. V. 67 1986: p. 1065.

          Khandaker, N.I., and Sutton, R.G. "Western Boundary Undercurrent and sedimentary deposits of the Sohm Abyssal Plain, Northwest Atlantic, CANADA." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. V. 67 1986: p. 295.

          Khandaker N.I., and Sutton, R.G. "On the distinguishing characteristics between the proximal and distal turbidites of the Nova Scotian Continental Margin, CANADA." Geological Society of America, National Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. V. 18 1986: p. 656.

          Khandaker, N.I., Fenton, T.E., and Khan, F.A. "Influence of parent material and weathering intensity of the vertical fractionation of minerals, as evidenced from five-soil profiles along the Missouri River Bottomland, Western Iowa." Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists 3rd Annual Mid-year Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. V. 3 1986: p. 60-61.

          Khandaker, N.I and Stewart, R.A. "Heavy mineral study of the Matachewan and adjoining areas, Ontario, CANADA." Geological Society of America, North-Central Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. V. 18 1986: p. 312.

          Khandaker, N.I and Vondra, C.F. "Provenance of the Upper Rhine sediments (Pliocene), Germany." Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Abstracts With Programs. V. 3 1986: p. 61.

          Vondra, C.F., and Khandaker, N.I. "Evidences of proximal volcanic source for sediments in the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, Northwest Bighorn Basin, Wyoming." EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. V. 67 1986: p. 1065.

          Khandaker, N.I., and Sutton, R.G. "Turbidite and contourite deposits of the Nova Scotian Continental Margin, CANADA." Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists 2nd Annual Mid-year Meeting, Abstracts With Programs. V. 2 1985: p. 49.

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Khandaker, N.I. "Natural calamities due to cyclonic storms and flooding : Bangladesh." Natural and technological disasters: Causes, effects and preventive measures. A Publication Of The Pennsylvania Academy of Science. 1992: p. 164-175.

      Hussain, M., and Khandaker, N.I. "The Wajid Sandstone as Exposed Along the Road Sections of the Abha and Khamis Mushayt Area, South Western Saudi Arabia." Dhahran Geological Society. 1998: p. 18.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission (TNRCC): Protocols For Conducting Risk-Based Assessments At Leaking Petroleum Storage Tank (LPST) Sites" 1996: 199-211.

      "Google Book: International Association of Sedimentologists, Special Publication 17. Alluvial Sedimentation" 1993: 397.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Khandaker, Nazrul I. "Tectonosedimentologic significance of the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, north-central Wyoming." PhD Dissertation. Iowa State University. 1991: 251.

    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Blog Reply: STEM Education" February 2014: Greater York Community.

    "Infusing Undergraduate Research into the curriculum." April 2014: Greater York Community.

    "Reflection Blog: GSA's 125th Anniversary Meeting and International Section" November 2013: Geoscience Community.

    "Reflection Blog: Roof of the World China 2013 Meeting" August 1, 2013: Geoscience Community.

    "Impact of 3-D Printing & SEMAA Program" August 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Status of Undergraduates and K–12 Students—Involved Geoscience Research: Impact on Science and Society" October 2013: Geoscience Community.

    "GSA International Section Newsletter" October 2013: Overseas Geologists and Greater York Community.

    "York delegation at the 125th Anniversary Meeting of the Geological Society of America" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 8, December 2013, p. 14: Greater York Community.

    "Cambridge Geology Professor Visits York" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 7, November 2013, p. 7: Greater York Community.

    "Khandaker’s Reflection Blog on Roof of the World Meeting, held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 5, September 2013, p. 8: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: EPA Water Communications" June 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: American Astronomical Society Position Statement" May 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Candid Reflections from York Geology Graduates" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 4, May 2013, p. 10: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: American Water Resources Association (AWRA)" April 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: EPA on Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached" March 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: LinkedIn on World Water Day" March 2013: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: Popular Science on Climate Education" March 2013: Greater York Community.

    "York Celebrates Bengali New Year 1420" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 4, May 2013, p. 9: Greater York Community.

    "SEMAA Program Participates in STEM EXPO/FAIR" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 4, May 2013, p. 21: Greater York Community.

    "CUNY-wide International Mother Language Day Event at York College" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. VII, Issue 3, April 2013, p. 9: Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply:Swiss Safety Tunnel (Tunnel Business Magazine)" January 2013: Overseas Geologists and Greater York Community.

    "Blog Reply: Mars Rover Curiosity Update" January 2013: Overseas Geologists and Greater York Community.

    "Reply on GSA's Public Policy Statement" December 2012: Overseas Geologists and Greater York Community.

    "International Section Newsletter: Geological Society of America (GSA)" November 2012: Overseas Geologists and Greater York Community.

    "TimesLedger Blog: 2012 Parent Empowerment Summit hosted by the Community Education Council (District 25, Borough of Queens, NY)" November 2012: Greater York Community.

    "GSA Topical Session" July 2012: .

    "Garnet Sand Blog" October 2012: .

    "Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists" : .

    "International Section Newsletter: Geological Society of America (GSA)" June 2012: .

    "Linkedin Profile" October 2012: .

    "CUNY Graduate Center: Earth & Environmental Sciences Doctoral Faculty" 2012: .

    "York College Discovery Magazine, page 12-13" April 2012: .

    "GSA Leadership Meeting" May 2012: .

    "GSA Annual Meeting Topical Session T57 "Building a Professional Portfolio through Hands-On Research Activities in the Geosciences: Focusing on Early Involvement of Undergraduate and K–12 Students" (Posters). Sponsored by: GSA Geology and Society Division; Council on Undergraduate Research; GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; GSA Geoscience Education Division" April 2012: .

    "Tunnel Geology" April 2012: .

    "Hand-held XRF as environmental analyzers" April 2012: .

    "Paraconformity in Manhattan, New York City" 2012: .

    "Sharing Geologic Information" 2012: .

    "Hydrofracturing (Blog)" : .

    "Judge: New York State Science and Engineering Fair (NYSSEF)" 2012: .

    "International Section (IS) Newsletter: Geological Society of America (GSA)" February 2012: Greater York Community.

    "Queens Chronicle Newspaper Reporting On York College Geology Discipline" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. 5, Issue 5, September 2011, p. 4-5: Greater York Community.

    "Third Annual Undergraduate Research Day" April 19, 2012: .

    "Global Sustainability. Academic Advisory Committee Member: McGraw Hill" 2011: .

    "Geology students doing research at Storm Peak (GRASP Program) in Colorado" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. 5, Issue 8, 2011, p. 4-6: Greater York Community.

    "International Section Newsletter: Geological Society of America (GSA)" November 2011: .

    "Geological Society of America (GSA) Recognizes Campus Representatives" GSA Today, October 2011, p. 17: .

    "NYCSEF College Now (CUNY) Summer 2011 Research Program. Mentored: Joyce Chan, Queens High School for the Sciences @ York College" Summer 2011: Greater York Community.

    "Historical visit to the MTA Tunnel, New York City" September 2011: Greater York Community.

    "CBS SmartPlanet Blog on recent earthquake: What if the earthquake happened in Manhattan?" August 23, 2011: Greater York Community.

    "Khandaker & Schleifer Co-chairing GSA Topical Session # T146. Student-Involved Research Experience in Earth-System Science: An Effective Tool for Recruitment and Retention in the Geosciences (Posters) (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geology and Society Division; Council on Undergraduate Research)" August 12, 2011: Geology/Earth Science Students.

    "Geology Links (compiled by Khandaker, Nazrul I, Earth and Physical Sciences): Important web resources: Geological Organizations (domestic and international), Academic Institutions, Geology Courses, Environmental Geology, K7-12 Teacher Resources, Lesson Plans, & Job Opportunities," May 17, 2011: Geology/Earth Science Students.

    "Discussion of Proposed High School Earth Science Instruction Position Statement (General Comments)" June 2011: National Association of Geoscience Teachers.

    "International Section (IS): Geological Society of America. June 2011 Newsletter (Nazrul Khandaker, IS Secrertary)" June 2011: .

    "Council on Undergraduate Research - Geoscience Division sponsored GSA Topical Session # 146 (Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S)" June 19, 2011: .

    "Groundwater Monitoring Wells located on York College property. Select "Field/Lab Samples" and use the "Site Number" under the "Site Identifier" to enter the 15 digit Station ID (404205073474101) to retrieve sample information. Additional information including past water quality reports about the monitoring wells on York campus can be obtained from this site." May 2011: Geology/Earth Science Students & Greater York Community.

    "T146. Student-Involved Research Experience in Earth-System Science: An Effective Tool for Recruitment and Retention in the Geosciences (Posters). Nazrul I. Khandaker, Stanley Schleifer. This session will enable participating students to share their field-based earth-system science content knowledge by demonstrating research potential. Topics are wide open and may include global climate change, pollution, and natural hazards–related information. Session sponsored by: National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geology and Society Division" May 17, 2011: .

    "Second Annual President's Women's Colloquium 2011 - SPRING INTO SCIENCE: FIELDS OF OPPORTUNITY. York College Conference Planning Committee Member." May 10, 2011: .

    "Geological Society of America (GSA) Leadership Meeting, Boulder, Colorado. Khandaker, Nazrul (International Section Secretary)" May 1, 2011: .

    "7th Annual CUNY General Education Conference at York College. Conference Planning Committee co-Chair" May 13, 2011: .

    "New York Daily News reports Savera Dhanraj (Khandaker's mentee): City finalists for the Intel Competition" May 4, 2011: .

    "Assemblyman William Scarborough sponsored Earth Summit, hosted by York College. April 22, 2011" April 27, 2011: Greater York Community.

    "New York Times Blog on Savera Dhanraj (Khandaker's mentee): City finalists for the Intel Competition" April 4, 2011: Greater York Community.

    "Panel Discussion: Recent Tsunami - Catastrophic and Horrific Disasters in Japan" March 2011: .

    "Savera Dhanraj (Khandaker's Mentee): A City Winner Now Competes Against the World. Featured in Geology News - Archives. Live up to the minute geology news from world wide sources (11:12:19 p.m., April 01, 2011)" April 01, 2011: Greater York Community.

    "Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Leadership Meeting. Boulder, Colorado. GSA International Section (IS) Secretary" April 30 - May 2, 2011: GSA Division/Section Executive Members.

    "2nd Annual Undergraduate Research Presentation at York College. Advisory Council Member" April 14, 2011: .

    "New York Times Blog on Savera Dhanraj (Khandaker's mentee): New York City Science & Engineering Fair (NYCSEF)" March 04, 2011: .

    "Memorials to Dr. Charles A. Baskerville (1928-2009)" May 14, 2011: New York City Geologists.

    "Geology Club and Earth & Physical Sciences Department-hosted Guest Lecture: Dr. Caroline Martin, Cambridge University, U.K" March 2011: .

    "International Section (IS): Geological Society of America. January 2011 Newsletter (Nazrul Khandaker, IS Secretary)" January 2011: .

    "First Annual Undergraduate Research Presentation at York College. Advisory Council Member" April 15, 2010: .

    "York Undergraduate Research Day. York joined CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research). Geology students presenting their research. April 15, 2010" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. IV, Issue 3/4, April/May 2010, p. 6: Greater York Community.

    "T42 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Participation of Undergraduates and K–12 Students in Environmental and Geoscience-Related Research: A Critical Tool for Experiential Learning Technique (Posters) (Sponsored by: National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division; GSA Geology and Society Division)" October 31, 2010: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "The New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF) and College Now Summer Research Internship Program. Mentored Savera Dhanraj (High School for Health Professions & Human Services); 6-week program ended in conference-style poster session." August 12, 2010: Macaulay Honors College, NY.

    "A Day With SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics & Aerospace Academy). Newspaper Interview" November 2010, p.3: New York.

    "Geology Students and Faculty Reaching New Peaks in Geosciences. Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Denver, Colorado (Oct. 2010)" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. IV, Issue 8, December 2010, p. 3: Greater York Community.

    "Geology Discipline (Earth and Physical Sciences Dept.) Participating in YorkFest" September 17, 2010, p. 15: YorkFest, Queens Press Epaper.

    "York College-sponsored Bridge to the Summer Research Program. Mentored Malek Shami, geology undergraduate" October 31, 2010: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "York Celebrates 10,000 SEMAA ( Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy) Graduates" April 2010: .

    "Geology of overburden deposits, Queens, New York City" 2009: .

    "CUNY Research Newsletter reporting on Lys Joseph (Khandaker's mentee): New York City Science & Engineering Fair (NYCSEF)" Fall 2009, Vol. 5, Issue # 1, page 11: New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF).

    "York's Teacher Academy: Growing Strong through Mentorship (Dean Dana Fusco)" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. III, Issue 4, May 2009, p. 2: Greater York Community.

    "NSF Project: Robert Noyce Mathematics and Science Teacher (MaST) Scholars Program" 2009: K12 Science Teachers.

    "T102 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Geological and Environmental Sciences Research Forum: Greater Visibility and Interactions between the Undergraduates and K–12 Students (Posters) (Sponsored by: National Association of Geoscience Teachers)" October 19, 2009: GSA Annual Meeting, Portland.

    "York Students at Major Geology Conference in Oregon. Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America (2009)" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. III, Issue 8, December 2009, p. 3: Greater York Community.

    "National Black Child Development Institute (New York City Affiliate) Event: Entering The College Zone. Guest Speaker: Nazrul Khandaker, Co-Director, York College SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy) Program" April 2009: .

    "NASA-sponsored SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Mathematics, and Aerospace Academy) Program. Nazrul Khandaker, Co-Director" April 2009: .

    "Drs. Nazrul I. Khandaker and Stanley Schleifer (Earth and Physical Sciences) conducted Topical Session at the Joint Meeting of the Geological Soc. of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM." Message from Dr. Keizs, President, York College, Spring 2009: .

    "T177 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Disseminating Hands-on Geological Knowledge and Creating a Greater Awareness for the Environment: Emphasis on the Involvement of Undergraduates and K–12 Students (Posters) (Sponsored by: GSA Geoscience Education Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies)" October 5, 2008: GSA Annual Meeting, Houston.

    "NSF Project: The Pathways to Earth Science Education (PESE). P. Meleties (PI), Nazrul Khandaker (Co-PI), York College" October 1, 2008: .

    "Garnet-rich sand, Montauk Point, Long Island, NY" 2008: .

    "YORK on the MARCH. Features articles about the achievements (Faculty, Students, and Alumni) associated with York Campus" Spring 2008/Volume 3: .

    "Brief write-up on "PROVOST LECTURE SERIES: SECOND LECTURE:Linking Research and Practice in Teacher Education."" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. II, Issue 1, February 2008, p. 5: York College.

    "Faculty Scholarship Highlighted: Dr. Keizs, President, York College. Convocation Message, 2008" President's Convocation Message, 2008: .

    "Math and Sciences End of Term Celebration. Poster presentation by Khandaker and Schleifer, Earth and Physical Sciences" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. II, Issue 1, February 2008, p. 10: York College.

    "Amanda Rios, Elena Feldman, Manpreet Kaur, and Natasha Bhalla of Harlem Children Society (Khandaker's mentees) presenting research at the annual Sigma Xi Symposium in Washington D.C." SIGMA XI Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference, November 20-23, 2008, Poster No. IR-28, p. 130. Washington, D.C.: .

    "Professors Stanley Schleifer and Professor Nazrul Khandaker (Earth and Physical Sciences) are also taking York on the road with a presentation at the quarterly meeting of the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC)." Message from Dr. Keizs, President, York College, February 2008: .

    "A Conference Report from Managing Drought and Water Scarcity in Vulnerable Environments. Participating Organization: York College" Geological Society of America. July 2007, p. 31: .

    "T137 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Involvement in Geological Research: Close Collaboration among the Faculty and Undergraduate and K–12 Students (Posters)" October 29, 2007: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Inaugural Provost's Lecture. York Kicks Off Lectures With Water" October 24, 2007: Newspaper Interview.

    "Carbonate Cementation" October 2007: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Devonian Chert, New Scotland Formation, Rosendale, Up-state New York" October 2007: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Geology of Manhattan, New York City" October 2007: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Update on Groundwater Situation, York Campus" October 2007: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Water at the End of the Tunnel" October 24, 2007: York College.

    "Academic Affairs Update on Inaugural Provost's Lecture: York Kicks Off Lectures: Water at the End of the Tunnel. Provost Lecture Series Launched (Dr. Joe Malkevitch)" Academic Affairs Update, Vol. I, Issue 2,November 2007, p. 3: York College.

    "Fall Convocation Message from Dr. Keizs, President, York College" President's Convocation Message, Fall 2007: .

    "Geology Discipline in the YorkFest 2007: President's Photo Gallery" YorkFest 2007: .

    "Provenance of sand, Guyana" 2007: GSA Annual Meeting.

    "York College Club Fair Draws Enthusiastic Crowd. PANDORA'S BOX reporting on the mineral exhibits" November 2007, page 8: .

    "York Geology Alumni Reunite For Rigorous Field Trip. Newspaper Interview" September 2007, p. 8: .

    "Khandaker Appointed Chair: GSA Committee: Minorities & Women in the Geosciences" September 2007, p. 6: .

    "Khandaker Appointed Chair: GSA Committee: Minorities & Women in the Geosciences" July 2007: .

    "Groundwater Conditions at the Site of the York College (CUNY) Campus in Southeastern Queens County, New York City" June 6, 2007: Brookhaven National Laboratory, Long Island, NY.

    "The Caving of Residential Backyard in Bayside, Queens. Newspaper Interview" April 19, 2007: TIMES Ledger.

    "Barrington Irving, the first African American and the youngest person to fly solo around the world. Barrington Irving Luncheon hosted by the York College SEMAA & CUNY Aviation Institute at York College" March 26, 2007: York College.

    "T17 (Topical Session; Co.chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). An Early Involvement of Undergraduates and K7–12 Students in Geological and Environmental Research (Posters)" October 22, 2006: GSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia.

    "NEOGENE HOFUF FORMATION HOSTED JABAL AL QARAH CAVES" : .

    "T99 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Imparting Hands-on Geological Education: Reaching out to Undergraduates and K–12 Students (Posters)" October 17, 2005: GSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City.

    "Paleotectonic Significance of the Upper Cretaceous Frontier Bentonites, Wyoming" December 2003: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco.

    "Research Project: KACST (King Abdul Aziz Center for Science and Technology) LGP 283: Framework mineralogy, diagenesis and provenance of the Wajid Sandstone in Asir region, southwestern Saudi Arabia. Mahbub Hussain (PI), Nazrul Khandaker (CI)" 1999-2001: .

    "T121 (Topical Session; Co-chairs: Khandaker, Nazrul I., & Schleifer, S). Involvement of Undergraduates in Geological Research: Critical Tools for Background Enrichment (Posters)" November 8, 2004: GSA Annual Meeting, Denver.

    "Reviewer: The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering" 2001-Present: .

    "MS Thesis Committee Member. Title: Stratigraphical analysis of the middle cretaceous succession in the Khafji structure" 1998: .

    "MS Thesis Committee Member. Title: Geology of the early paleogene phosphorite deposits of Northwestern Saudi Arabia" 1996: .

    "MS Thesis Committee Member. Title: Geostatistical modeling of Arab-D reservoir, Harmaliyah field, Saudi Arabia" 1996: .

    "MS Thesis Committee Supervisor. Title: Assessment of hydrogeological parameters from thin-section study of middle cretaceous sandstones" 1995: .

    "Provenance, Source Terrain Evolution, and Depositional Constraints on Foreland Basin Sequences: Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, North-Central Wyoming" 1994: Annual meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

    "NSF Project: Heavy Metal Concentrations in Stream Sediments: Analyses of Local Variability and Hydraulic Controls. W. Andrew Marcus (PI) and Nazrul Khandaker (Co-PI), Montana State University" August 01, 1994: .

    "Khandaker's PhD (1991) and MS Dissertation (1984)" : .

    "Rochester Review (University of Rochester, NY)" Spring 1987: Rochester Review.

    "Proximal and distal turbidite deposits, Nova Scotian Continental Margin, Canada" September 1986: Biannual Newsletter of the Geochemical Society, no. 70, p. 2.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:

      Khandaker, N.I., C. F Vondra, and K. E. Seifert. "Provenance, Source Terrain Evolution, and Depositional Constraints on Foreland Basin Sequences: Upper Cretaceous Frontier Formation, North-Central Wyoming." Annual meeting of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). Vol. 3 1994: p. 186-187.

  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Distinguished Service Award (York College): 2013.

    Presidential Award: Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor: 2013.

    Outstanding Teaching Excellence Award (KFUPM): 1998.

    Overseas Member: AAPG Committee on Academic Liaison: 1996-1998.

    Outstanding Teaching Excellence Awards, Iowa State University: 1986, 1987, & 1988.

    Phi Kappa Phi: 1988.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    PSC-CUNY Research Grant, Geochemical Characterization of Cretaceous Frontier Sandstones. 2012-2013: $6000.00.

    National Science Foundation Grant (Co-PI), Pathways to Earth Science Education (PESE). 2008-2010: $149,000.00.

    National Science Foundation Grant (Co-PI), Robert Noyce Mathematics and Science Teachers (MaST) Scholars Program). 2009-2013: $898,000.00.

    PSC-CUNY Research Grant, FTIR Raman Spectroscopic Analysis of Representative Heavy Minerals: A viable tool for provenance interpretation. 2006-2007: $5600.00.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative) Round 10th Award (CUNY), Geochemical investigations of volcanic ash.. 2006-2007: $45,000.00.

    URS Engineering Corporation (Co-PI), Geotechnical Service Contract: Thin-section investigation of drilled cores, proposed Kensico Tunnel, Westchester County, NY. 2006-2008: $13,000.00.

    CUNY Chancellors Grant: Start-up Funding, Tectonic Significance of the Cretaceous Bentonites, Wyoming & Montana.. 2004-2006: $20,000.00.

    PSC-CUNY Research Grant 35, Geochemical Fingerprinting of the Frontier Bentonites (Upper Cretaceous), North-Central Wyoming.. 2004-2005: $4250.00.

    GRTI (Graduate Research and Technology Initiative) Round 8th Award (CUNY), Microanalytical Investigations and Characterization of Geological Materials by Using an X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer.. 2004-2005: $96,000.00.

    KACST (King Abdul Aziz Center For Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia) LGP 283, Framework mineralogy, diagenesis and provenance of the Wajid Sandstone in Asir region, southwestern Saudi Arabia.. 1999-2001: $55,000.00.

    KACST (King Abdul Aziz Center For Science & Technology), Saudi Arabia, Geochemistry of the Precambrian gold-bearing rocks, Sukhaybarat, Saudi Arabia.. 1997-1998 & 1996-1997: $60,000.00.

    National Science Foundation Grant with Andrew Marcus, Heavy metal concentrations in stream sediments: Local variability and its relation to hydraulic controls, Yellowstone, Montana.. 1994: $95,000.00.

    National Geographic Society Grant with Andrew Marcus, Heavy metal concentrations in stream sediments: Local variability and its relation to hydraulic controls, Yellowstone, Montana.. 1994: $25,000.00.

    MONTS (Montanans for a New Track of Science) Grant with Andrew Marcus, Heavy metal concentrations in stream sediments: Local variability and its relation to hydraulic controls, Yellowstone, Montana.. 1994: $13,000.00.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Dept. of Earth and Physical Sciences P & B Committee Member: 2007-Present.

      Coordinator of Geology: 2007-Present.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Committee Member: 2013.

      York College Strategic Planning Committee Member: 2012- Present.

      Co- Chair, 7th Annual General Education Conference: 2011.

      Undergraduate Research Council Advisory Committee Member: 2009- Present.

      Senator - Earth and Physical Sciences: 2007- 2012.

      Provost Search Committee: Reviewed vita (approximately 45 candidates), prepared a short list for interview and provided recommendations for the potential candidates. It was a successful search.: 2007.

      York College Teacher Academy Steering Committee. Worked closely with the committee members for recruiting potential students, program development for summer session, and attended several open-houses hosted by the Teacher Academy (CUNY). York College Teacher Academy now has a cohort of eleven students and successfully attended the summer session 2007. http://york.cuny.edu/centers-institutes/teacher-academy: 2007.

      York College Middle States Self-Evaluation Committee (May 2, 2006). Worked as a committee member for Standard 10 (Faculty Development) and provided background information on the availability of resources at York College for encouraging faculty to get involved with curriculum development and research. This was an important project that engaged the total campus community and assisted towards the accreditation (The Middle States Commission on Higher Education) in the spring of 2008.: .

      Teacher Education Committee Member: National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE visit yields York Teacher Education Department National Accreditation in all six categories.: 2006.

      General Education Program Review Committee. Focusing on a review of General Education programs within the context of the Coordinated Undergraduate Education (CUE) Initiative. 2005-2007. The committee is evaluating the current General Education curriculum in light of various University and College policies (e.g. CPE, WAC), its relationship to major programs, the transferability of courses from other campuses. Further, preparation for future Middle States accreditation visits requires that the General Education Committee develop assessment activities that consider whether the objectives of our General Education program are realized.: .

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Secretary, GSA (Geological Society of America) International Section. http://www.geosociety.org/sections/international/: 2011- Present.

    Member : GSA (Geological Society of America) Education Committee: 2013-2017.

    Chair, GSA (Geological Society of America) Committee of Minorities and Women in the Geosciences: 2007-2008.

    Member-at-large: GSA (Geological Society of America) Committee On Minorities And Women In The Geosciences. This is an approved Geological Society of America (GSA) committee and the purpose is to stimulate recruitment and promote positive development of ethnic minorities and women in the geoscience professions. www.geosociety.org: 2005-2008.

    Board Member: Asian American Asian Research Institute, (AAARI) CUNY: 2007-Present.

    Active Member: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). Member: Geological Society of America (GSA), American Geophysical Union (AGU), National Association of Geosciences Teachers (NAGT): .

    Campus Representative, GSA (Geological Society of America): 2005-Present.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    GSA (Geological Soc. of America) Topical Session Coordinator. Khandaker conducted seven topical sessions with particular focus on the early involvement of undergraduates and K-12 students in geological and environmental aspects. All these sessions were sponsored by the GSA Geoscience Education Division, NAGT (National Association of Geoscience Teachers), and GSA Geology and Society Division. Well-over dozen York students presented research papers.: 2004-2013.

    Chair (2007-2008): Committee On Minorities And Women In The Geosciences. Geological Society of America. Responsibilities include: work with associated professional societies (e.g., American Geophysical Union, Association for Women Geoscientists, American Geological Institute, Geological Society of America), city and federal agencies, and private organizations to find ways to increase the representation and visibility of people of ethnic minority, women, and persons with disabilities in the geosciences. Organized Geoscience Day for local K6-8 students in Denver (2007); chaired the Inaugural Bromery Award (recognizes the outstanding education and service contributions and commitment to the advancement of minorities that characterized Bill Bromery's career) for Minorities selection committee. Dr. Lisa White was named as the inaugural recipient of the Geological Society of America's Bromery Award for Minorities (October 2008). www.geosociety.org: 2007-2008.

    Secretary, International Section, Geological Society of America: 2011-Present.

    Geological Consultant: New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP): Directly involved with the City Water Tunnel # 3, one of the largest capital construction projects, ever undertaken by the City of New York. Responsibilities included soil and rock characterization, thin section preparation and analysis, detailed petrographic reports including digital microphotographic images, chemical analysis (both bulk oxide and trace elements) of rocks and minerals, grain size analysis of unconsolidated materials, detailed surface and subsurface (tunnel) mapping, and geotechnical reports and consultation. ASTM Standards were strictly followed in all laboratory investigations. The Geology discipline at York has motivated undergraduate geology majors who can actively participate in all aspects of geological investigations and gain invaluable research experience for pursuing careers/advanced degrees in Geology. Both Drs. Khandaker and Schleifer (Earth and Physical Sciences Department at York College) have, and continue to provide sound geological information for the Joint-Venture and NYCDEP.: 2001-2008.

    Faculty Mentor: New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), Funded by The New York City Department Of Education; CUNY-sponsored summer research program for K9-12 students.: 2009-Present.

    Faculty Mentor: Harlem Children Society, New York City, NSF-sponsored summer research program for K9-12 students. Supervised Amanda Rios and Elena Feldman; their project received an Interdisciplinary Research Award during the National Sigma XI Conference held in Washington DC, 2008.: 2008-Present.

    Faculty Mentor: New York City Louis Stokes Alliance For Minority Participation In Science, Mathematics, Engineering, And Technology (LSAMP). http://nyc-amp.cuny.edu/NYCLSAMP/tabid/57/Default.aspx: 2005- Present.

    Faculty Mentor: McNair Honors Program.: 2005-2007.

    MS Thesis Supervisor/Committee Member: (1) Matter, Wael Saied Ali (1996): Geology of the early Paleogene phosphorite deposits of Northwestern Saudi Arabia. (2) Ali Ahmed Mohammed Al-Salem (1996): Geostatistical modeling of Arab-D reservoir, Harmaliyah field, Saudi Arabia. (3) Magaji, Umar Isa (1995): Assessment of hydrogeological parameters from thin-section study of middle Cretaceous sandstones. Dept. of Earth Sciences, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.: 1994-1998.

    Journal Article Reviewer: (1) Marine and Petroleum Geology. (2) The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. (3) GeoArabia: 1997-2006.

    Faculty Advisor: York College Geology Club & Bangladesh Students Association: 2004-Present.

    Director, York College SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Aerospace, & Mathematics Academy) Program, (NASA-funded). Since the commencement (1999) of the SEMAA Program at York College, well-over 15,000 students (Grade 1-9) from the local community participated in the SEMAA Program. Of particular interest to this York SEMAA, was the NASA SEMAA FAMILY LEADERSHIP Award presentation to Mrs. Unadai Deepan (York SEMAA Family Café coordinator) in 2006. The award is given to Family Café coordinator for her long-term participation in the NASA SEMAA Project and Leadership in supporting the nation’s next generation of explorers. This recognition on a national-level, brought prestige to York College SEMAA Program. Currently York College is the only NASA-sponsored site offering this outreach program within the CUNY system.: 2012- Present.

    Co-Director, York College SEMAA (Science, Engineering, Aerospace, & Mathematics Academy) Program, (NASA-funded).: 2005-2012.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      GEOL 110 Man and the Earth 
      GEOL 120 Our Oceanic Environment 
      GEOL 121 History of Life 
      GEOL 217 Earth History with Paleontology 
      GEOL 225 Mineralogy 
      GEOL 305 Earth History 
      GEOL 323 Field Methods 
      GEOL 411 Sedimentation 
      GEOL 425 Field Mapping 
      GEOL 496 Independent Study 
      GEOl 497 Independent Study 
      GEOL 498 Independent Study 
      EDUC 446 Supervised Student Teaching, Earth Science, Grades 7-9 
      EDUC 447 Supervised Student Teaching, Earth Science, Grades 10-12 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):
Khandaker, Nazrul
 

Khandaker, Nazrul
Associate Professor
Earth and Physical Sciences