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Dr. John Stephen Kayode


Earth Sciences
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Earth Sciences
Research Keywords:
Exploration of the Earth-system activities at the interfaces of the Geosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere, and Biosphere.
Collaboration interests:
I have all along been exposed to teamwork through collaboration with other Faculty, Students and Staff to bring collective expertise in the geosciences and Planetary Sciences; Biosciences, Chemical and Physical Sciences.
I attended Universiti Sains Malaysia from where I obtained my Doctoral degree in Exploration Geophysics and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, where I obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Geophysics, and a Master of Technology in Exploration Geophysics in the years 2000 and 2006 respectively from the Department of Applied Geophysics. I was formerly a Teaching Fellow in the Environmental Technology Programme, School of Industrial Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Main Campus, Penang, Malaysia. With my research focus on Atmosphere-Ocean interactions. Before coming to Malaysia, I was a Lecturer in the Department of Physics, Covenant University, Canaan Land, Ota. I have been teaching Geophysics and Physics Courses in this university since 2003 with more than 50 journal articles published and a book jointly author with some colleagues. I am an active member of some professional bodies such as:  European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, (EAGE)-M2019-29798  Member European Research Council (ERC)  Member African Academy of Sciences (AAS)  Member Future Earth Coast (FEC)  Member SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea)  Member AsiaFlux  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG).  Young Earth Scientists Network (YES NETWORK).  International Association for Gondwana Research (IAGR).  International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS).  International Council for Science (ICSU).  Asian Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS).  Global Earth Model Sub-Saharan Africa (GEM).  International Association for Promoting Geoethics (IAPG).  Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).  Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE).  Institute of Electrical Electronics Engineering Geosciences and Remote Sensing – IEEE (GRS).  Seismological Society of America (SSA). Presently, I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Institute of Hydrocarbons Recovery, Shale Gas Recovery Group. I have Served in many International community such as; Founding President, USM Society of Exploration Geophysicists Student Chapter 2016-2018. I served as volunteer at the 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa. 25 August - 04 September 2016. I also served as volunteer at the Asian Oceania Geosciences Society, (AOGS) 12th Annual Conference at Singapore. 1- 10 August 2015. I am a member of the Editorial Board, Applied Physics Research Journal, Canada. Reviewer for the Journal of Applied Geophysics. Elsevier Ltd. Reviewer for the World Applied Sciences Journal, Pakistan. Reviewer for the Academic Journals, New York. Member of the Editorial Board, Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences (Maxwell Science Publications), Pakistan. General Secretary, Covenant University Staff Multipurpose Cooperative Society Ltd. - 2009–2011 Member of the Covenant University Purchasing Committee -2006-2011 Member of the Covenant University Laboratory Committee - 2002-2011 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nigeria. - 1994-1995 Member of the Gideon International - 1994 till date Awards and Fellowships: I was privileged to have received several awards including; • 2020 GeoHost Grants to attend the 36th International Geological Congress at New Delhi, India 01-08 March 2020. • 27th IUGG General Assembly Travel Grant Award to attend the 27th IUGG General Assembly from 8-18 July 2019 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. • Universiti Sains Malaysia Bridging-Incentive Research Grants No: 304.PTEKIND.6316361 • CAS-TWAS-WMO Travel Grant Award to attend the 17th CTW Forum, Beijing, China. • Universiti Sains Malaysia, Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Doctoral Research Fellowship. • Universiti Sains Malaysia, Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Travel Grant Award to attend The Asian Oceania Geosciences Society 12th Annual Conference and Meetings at Singapore, 02-07 August 2015. • Universiti Sains Malaysia, Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Graduate Assistantship. • International Association of Mathematical Geosciences Travel Grant Award to attend 35 IGC, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 August - 04 September 2016. • International Association of Seismologists and Physics of the Earth Interior, (IASPEI) Travel Grant Award to attend the General Assembly and Scholarship to attend the Summer School at Cape Town, South Africa, 2009. 10-23 January 2009.

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