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Dr. V. Nandakumar

Scientist F, Group Head, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Phone(Off) : 0471-2511622

Phone(Res) : 0471-2490925

Fax : 0471-2442280

Education:

Ph.D. : 1992, Geology, Metamorphic Petrology & Fluids, Kerala University.
Thesis : Petrology, fluid inclusion and metamorphic history of cordierite bearing granulites of southern kerala.
M.Sc. : 1988, Geology, Kerala University.

Professional career:

2016 - Present Scientist F & Group Head, CrP, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2013 - 2016 Scientist F, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2008 - 2013 Scientist EII , Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2004 - 2008 Scientist E1 , Centre for Earth Science Studies.
1999 - 2004 Scientist C , Centre for Earth Science Studies.
1994 - 1999 Scientist B , Centre for Earth Science Studies.

Honours & Awards:

  • Certificate of Merit for outstanding contributions in Geosciences -2015 by Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India.
  • Indian National Science Academy (INSA) –Royal Society (UK) award for research visit in the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1998 and 2010.
  • CSIR - JRF in Geology in 1988.

Patent Filed:

“Method of detecting API gravity of oil present in hydrocarbon bearing fluid inclusions”, Application No.: 1559/CHE/2015, Date of Filing: March 26, 2015

Membership in Professional Bodies:

  1. Geological society of India -Life Member (LM-750)-since 1989
  2. Indian Society of Remote Sensing - Life Member (L – 1443)-since 1996
  3. International Association for Gondwana Research- Member-since 1996
  4. Soil Conservation Society of India- Life Member (LM-204)-since 1999
  5. Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land-Use Planning- Member- since 2005
  6. Mineralogical Society of America-Member-since 2011