Dr. Sultan Hameed is a Professor at Institute of Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres Stony Brook University, New York. He graduated in Physics B.Sc (Honors) in 1961 from University of Karachi and gained his Masters in Physics, M.Sc in 1964 from the same University as well as gained Masters in Physics M.S. in 1964 from University of Toronto.
Professor Hameed completed his Ph.D in Physics from University of Manchester in 1968 and has been a Research Associate in Physics at University of Pisa from 1964 to 1965, Yeshiva University from 1968 to 1970, Columbia University from 1970 to 1972 and Research Associate GISS, NASA, Atmospheric Sciences from 1972 to 1976.
Professor Hameed has 95 publications in peer reviewed journals on atmospheric physics and chemistry and climate change to his credit.
Professor Hameed started his academic career in 1962 as Lecturer, Physics Department University of Karachi in 1962. He has been Research Associate Professor from 1976 to 1981 and then from 1981 to 1986 Associate Professor, Laboratory for Planetary Atmospheres at the Stony Brook University, New York. Since 1986 to date he is Professor at Institute of Terrestrial and Planetary Atmospheres Stony Brook University, New York.
1] 1985 – 1996: Science Team Member, U.S. DOE-Peoples Republic of China Program on CO2 Induced Climate Change. 2] 1986 – 1994: Consultant, Global Climate Research Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. 3] October 1992 & February 1994: Invited Lecturer, School on Physics Methods for the study of the Upper and Lower Atmosphere system, International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. 4] December 1997: Conducted a 3 week workshop on monsoon prediction at the space and Upper Atmospheres Research commission, Karachi; attended by 32 scientists.Doctoral Advisees
P. Wyant – AT&T, W. Shi – NCEP, K. Sperber – LLNL, J. Dignon – LLNL, I. Pittalwala – UC Irvine, H. Lagrone – UT Amarillo, F. Bakalian – Ithaca College.