New Delhi, April 30 IANS | 6 months ago

Noted geologist Talat Ahmad has been appointed the vice-chancellor of Jamia Milia Islamia University here, an official statement said Wednesday.


"The president of India in his capacity as the Visitor of the university has appointed Prof. Talat Ahmad as the vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia," the statement said.

The appointment of Ahmad, currently the vice-chancellor of University of Kashmir, came nine months after Najeeb Jung quit the post after he was appointed Delhi's Lt. Governor.

Ahmad, born at Giridih in Jharkhand, is an alumnus of the Aligarh Muslim University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University. He has over 65 research publications to his credit.

Ahmad, an earth scientist, has previously served at the Department of Geology of the University of Delhi from 2003-2011.

A fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, Ahmad began his career as a junior geologist with the Geological Survey of India and also worked as a scientist with the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in Dehradun for 19 years.

(Posted on 30-04-2014)

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