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ISC Secretary Alik Ismail-Zadeh receives the AGU Ambassador Award

'The Ambassador Award is given annually to one to five honorees in recognition of their outstanding contributions to one or more of the following areas: societal impact, service to the Earth and space community, scientific leadership, and promotion of talent/career pool. The Ambassador Award honors individuals whose achievements extend beyond those recognized by traditional scientific discipline awards,' - American Geophysical Union

The Award was presented at the AGU 2019 Fall Meeting in San Franciso earlier this week.

About Alik Ismail-Zadeh

In addition to serving on the ISC Governing Board, Alik Ismail-Zadeh works as Chief Scientist/Research Professor at the RAS’s Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics in Moscow, and Senior Scientist at the Institute of Applied Geoscience, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

He has been a visiting scholar/professor in several universities, including the University of Cambridge, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, University of Uppsala, KTH-Stockholm, UCLA, the University of Tokyo, and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics in Trieste.

His scientific interests cover geophysics, mathematical geosciences, natural hazards and disaster risk research.

He is principal author and co-author of over 100 peer-reviewed research papers, book chapters and books.

Alik has served on the advisory committees of several regional, international and intergovernmental organizations including the American Geophysical Union, CTBTO, European Geosciences Union, EuroScience, the U.N. Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction and UNESCO. He is a Member of Academia Europaea and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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