Appointed Emeritus Professor at McGill University in 1997.


Director of the post-graduate MINEX Program in Mineral Exploration at McGill University, Montreal. Retired from teaching at McGill in 1996.


On the Board of Directors of the Mineral Exploration Research Institute, an university-industry research organization based in Montreal.

1967-1996: On Geological Staff at McGill University

Appointed as Professional Research Associate until 1970, then Assistant Professor (Economic Geology), then rose to Full Professorship. Taught courses in Economic Geology, Mineral Deposits for Mining Engineers, Greenstone Belts, and Lithogeochemistry of Altered Rocks.

1962-1967: Graduate Studies at McGill University

Summer exploration work (1963 and 1964) in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

1957-1962: Saudi Arabia

Economic Geologist at the Directorate General of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Helped lead field parties of Saudi engineers and geologists in regional mapping and detailed investigation of mineral occurrences. Explored potential mining areas, including ancient mining sites, for massive sulphides (Um Ad Amar), lode gold (Mahad Dhahab and Al Amar), silver-bearing veins, uranium (Jebel Sayid), oolitic iron ore (Wadi Fatima), and many other prospects. Most of the deposits were in greenstone belts, but the iron ores were in sedimentary basins adjacent to the Red Sea rift.

1957: Northern Ontario and Quebec

Continental Mining Corporation, exploring for Algoma-type iron-formation in Archean greenstones north of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, and for copper-gold ore at Chibougamau, Quebec. Produced composite geologic map of the Chibougamau Mining District.

1955-1956: Yukon Territory

Mine geologist at United Keno Hill Mines Limited in the Yukon Territory of northern Canada. Mapping, evaluation, and guidance of mining operations in underground workings in several of the mines.

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