Nazrul Khandaker

Professor and Discipline Coordinator of Geology @ York College, Director – NASA K1-10 STEM Program called MUREP Aerospace Academy (aka MAA) & Doctoral Faculty, CUNY Graduate Center.

Dr. Khandaker is a geology faculty member and certified professional geologist; open to accept/guide students interested in pursuing a career in geology, geotechnical, environmental, and K7-12 Earth Science teaching. Actively involved with the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) international entity called International Interest Group.




PhD  Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa USA  MS   University of Rochester, New York  USA  MSc (Thesis) Dhaka University, Bangladesh  BSc (Honors)  Dhaka University, Bangladesh


Khandaker, N.I., Schleifer, Stanley, Slaughter, A., Ahmed, M., and Sayeed, B. A. “Geoengineering Constraints on Foundation: Case Study from Queens, New York City, USA.” Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering. v.5, no 14 2015: 35-67.Khandaker, Nazrul I. “Tectonosedimentologic Significance of the Upper Cretaceous Foreland Basin Siliciclastics: Western Interior, USA.” Acta Geologica Sinica (English Edition). 87(supp.) 2013: 212-214.Hussain, M., Al-Khalifa, F., & Khandaker, N.I. “The Jabal Qarah Caves Of The Hofuf Area, Northeastern Saudi Arabia: A Geological Investigation.” Journal of Caves and Karst Studies. v. 68, no. 1 2006: p.12-21.Schleifer, S., Khandaker, N.I., Borenstein, S., Huang, Che-Tsao, Chaturgan**, T., Liang**, FengChan, Jo-Ramirez**, M., Flores**, D.J., Persaud**, P., & Lebourne**, S.N. “Recent Global Warming: A New Approach To Interpreting Some Of The Data.” Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences. v. 28, no. 3 2006: p.210-214. ** York Students.Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., Hariri, M.M., Al-Ohali, M.M., Garwan, M.A., Khan, K.R. “Microanalytical Investigations of Gold-Bearing Rocks From the An Najadi Region in Saudi Arabia.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. Vol. 130, Issues 1-4 1997: p.654-659.Khandaker, N.I., Ahmed, M., & Garwan, M.A. “Study of volcanic sediments by microbeam PIXE technique.” Nuclear Instruments and Methods, Geology Section. v. 109/110 1996: p. 587-591.Khandaker, N.I. “Natural calamities due to cyclonic storms and flooding : Bangladesh.” Natural and technological disasters: Causes, effects and preventive measures. A Publication Of The Pennsylvania Academy of Science. S.K. Majumdar, G.S. Forbes, E. W. Miller, and R.F. Schmaltz (ed.). 1992: p. 164-175.


Professor, Earth and Physical Sciences, Geology Discipline, York College