Dr. Kaushalendra Mangal Bhatt

Project Scientist C, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Ph.D. : 2008-2011, University of Technology, Braunschweig, Germany
Thesis : Motion induced noise in the marine electromagnetic data.
M. Sc.(Tech) : 2000-2003, Geophysics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
B.Sc. : 1997-2000, Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, India

Professional career:

2015 (Dec) - Present Project Scientist C, National Center for Earth Science Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala
2013 (Nov) - 2015 (Oct) Scientist and visiting Scientist, GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ), Germany
2011 (Sep) - 2013 (Aug) Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Potsdam, Germany & GeoForschungsZentrum (GFZ), Germany
2008 (May) - 2011 (Sep) Doctoral Researcher, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany
2006 (Aug) - 2008 (April) Geophysicist, Institute of Seismological Research, India
2005 (Dec) - 2006 (Aug) Junior Researcher, National Geophysical Research Institute, India CSIR-lab, Hyderabad, India (An ISO-9001 Certified Organization)
2003 (Nov) - 2005 (Nov) CSIR Diamond Jubilee awardee, National Geophysical Research Institute, India

Research Interest:

Seismology, Electrical and Electromagnetic methods

Achievements & Awards:

  1. Education Award for Seven Years (1990-1997) from “Ministry of Human Resource Development”, Department Of Education; Government of India in Year 1990.
  2. UGC Scholarship (2002).
  3. CSIR Diamond Jubilee Award (2003).
  4. Doctorate Scholarship from University of Cologne (2008).
  5. Doctorate position at TU Braunschweig (2008)
  6. KMS technologies - KJT enterprises inc. Scholarship
  7. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) qualified, AIR: 70.


  1. Bhatt, Kaushalendra M. (2014) Microseisms and its impact on the marine-controlled source electromagnetic signal, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119, 12, 8655–8666.
  2. Bhatt K. M., Andreas Hördt and Santosh Kumar (2009) Seismicity analysis of the Kachchh aftershock zone and tectonic implication for 26 Jan 2001 Bhuj earthquake, Tectonophysics, 465, 75–83.
  3. Bhatt, K. M. and Santosh Kumar (2009) Anomalous b-value in seismogenic layer of Bhuj Region, IGU, July 2009, Vol.13, No.3, pp.99-106.
  4. Bhatt, K. M., A. Hördt, P. Weidelt and T. Hanstein (2009) Motionally Induced Electromagnetic Field within the Ocean, Elektromagnetische Tiefenforschung, Heimvolkshochschule, Page 46-59, ISSN 0946-7467.
  5. Bhatt, K. M. (2006) Kachchh: Physics and Fault Pattern, Proceedings of 13th Symposium on Earthquake Engineering, Dec 18-20, 2006, I.I.T. Roorkee, Page 27-33.