David Higgitt

David Higgitt

Professor David Higgitt is Vice President of the Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), having served as President in 2018-2020.  AOGS is a broad-based science society with over 13000 members and runs an annual conference attracting around 3000 scientists. David was appointed as Academic Dean, Lancaster University College at Beijing Jiaotong University, Weihai Campus in 2017.  Previously he held positions at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China, National University of Singapore and Durham University. He holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Oxford and a PhD from the University of Exeter.  David has worked on many geomorphology and hydrology research projects in China and Southeast Asia concerned with flooding and sediment-related hazards.  In 2012 he was awarded a Visiting Professorship at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and has received talent awards from both Ningbo Municipality (3315 award) and Zhejiang Province (1000 Talents). 

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    Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
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    Vice President
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16 March 2022
10:00 - 15:45 CET, Geneva | 17:00-22:45 CST, Beijing | 05:00-10:45 EST, New York
Anaïs Couasnon (Vrije University Amsterdam), Allison Craddock (NASA JPL), David Higgitt (Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS))...