Prof. Dr. ANDREW JW GLEADOW

Prof. Dr. ANDREW JW GLEADOW

Prof. Dr. ANDREW JW GLEADOW

The University of Melbourne | Australia

Andrew Gleadow is Emeritus Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Melbourne and has pioneered the development of fission track thermochronology for understanding the thermal and tectonic evolution of the continental crust.  He has published widely on many aspects of fission track and other thermochronological methods, especially applied to continental extension tectonics, the evolution of orogenic belts and cratons, sedimentary basin analysis, and landscape evolution.  He has been Head of Earth Sciences at both La Trobe and Melbourne Universities in Australia and a Program Coordinator in two major national Cooperative Research Centres, amongst other roles. His work has been recognised by numerous awards, including the Research Medal of the Royal Society of Victoria; the Stillwell and Selwyn Medals of the Geological Society of Australia, the Gold Medal for Excellence in Research of the Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering, and the Centenary Medal of the Australian Government.  He has also received major university and national awards for excellence in teaching. He was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 1999 and awarded its Jaeger Medal for 2003.  In 2012 he was also elected a Geochemical Fellow of The Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry, and a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. He has also served as President of the Geological Society of Australia and Councillor of the Australian Academy of Science.  In 2017, he was made an Officer in the Order of Australia by the Australian Government for distinguished service to the earth sciences and education.

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Website                          : https://www.findanexpert.unimelb.edu.au/display/person16040

Google Scholar           : https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=vz6-BaoAAAAJ&hl=en

Researchgate              : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Gleadow

 

E-mail: gleadow@unimelb.edu.au