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educator , Geologist

Charles Strachan Hutchison, British geologist, educator. Recipient Special Commendation award, American Association Petroleum Geologists. Fellow: Geological Society Malaysia.


Hutchison, Charles Strachan was born on April 17, 1933 in Fraserburgh, Scotland. Arrived in Malaysia, 1960, permanent resident.


Bachelor of Science with honors, Aberdeen University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, University Malaya, 1966.


Geologist Apex (Trinidad) Oilfields, 1955. Lecturer University Malaya, Singapore, since 1957, Kuala Lumpur, since 1960, professor, since 1989, professor emeritus, since 2004. Visiting professor University Brunei Darussalam, 1976—1986, University Kansas, 1962—1969, Cornell University, 1985.

Malaysian government advisory continental shelf, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, author and editor of textbooks.


Fellow: Geological Society Malaysia.


  • Other Interests

    Music, travel, reading.