Dr. Chandra Prakash Dubey

Scientist C, Crustal Processes (CrP)

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Ph. D. : 2015, Geophysics, CSIR – NGRI, Hyderabad @ Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, India
Thesis : Joint modeling of gravity & gravity gradients and its application in geological interpretation.
M.Tech. : 2010, Mineral Exploration (Geophysics), University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India
Thesis : Application of gravity gradiometry in mineral exploration.
M.Sc. : 2008, Physics, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India

Professional career:

2019 (July) - Present Scientist C, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
2016 (June) - 2019 (June) Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
2016 (Jan) - 2016 (May) Project Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies
2012 - 2015 CSIR – SRF, CSIR – NGRI, Hyderabad
2012 - 2013 Visiting Research Scholar (DAAD Fellow), CAU, Kiel, Germany
2010 - 2012 Project SRF, CSIR – NGRI, Hyderabad

Areas of Interests:

Enhanced visualization of three dimensional arrangements of complex geometries within subsurface using gravity, full gravity gradient tensor, seismic and magnetic data with other geophysical constraints.

Understanding the mechanism of deeper subsurface structures associated with lithosphere and the cause of mantle deformation.

Honours/Awards/Fellowships :

  1. MoES (Ministry of Earth Science) travel grant for 35th IGC Meeting, Capetown, South Africa in 2016
  2. SEG travel grant to attend SEG/Exxon Mobil Student Education Program and 2015 6th IGSC Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic(2015)
  3. SEG Student Chapter Leadership Award by Chevron, USA(2014)
  4. SEG travel grant to attend SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium and 2014 SEG Annual Meeting in Denver, USA(2014)
  5. CAU, Kiel, Germany Travel Grant to attend First International GOCE Solid Earth Workshop held at University of Twente, Netherlands(2012)
  6. CAU, Kiel, Germany Travel Grant to attend GRACE Science Team Meeting held at GFZ, Potsdam, Germany(2012)
  7. Indian Embassy invitation to attend Young Investigator Meet, Berlin, Germany(2012)
  8. DAAD Fellowship, Germany(2012-2013)
  9. CSIR – Senior Research Fellowship, India (2012-2015)
  10. Project Research Fellowship, CSIR – NGRI, India (2010-2012)
  11. Baldota Fellowship, University of Hyderabad, India (2008-2010)

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  1. Associate Member of American Geophysical Union (AGU)(2015-2018)
  2. Member of the Geophysical Society of Houston (GSH)(Since 2014)
  3. Member of the Association of Exploration Geophysicists (AEG)(Since 2012)
  4. Lifetime member of the Indian Geophysical Union (IGU)(Since 2011))
  5. Member of the YES Network(since 2011)
  6. Member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)(since 2010)
  7. Member of the Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG)(Since 2010)

Training Programmes:

  1. Multi-disciplinary Subsurface Integration in Exploration and Production From "Plate to Pores...." sponsored by ExxonMobil, SEP Program, 6th IGSC Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic. (10th July - 17th July 2015)
  2. Basic Geophysical Techniques, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India hosted by ISM Dhanbad, India. (18th – 25th January 2015)
  3. SEG Student Leadership Training by Chevron, SEG/SLS Program, 84th SEG Annual Meeting, Denver, USA. (26th Oct - 31st Oct 2014)
  4. SEG-SPG Conventions on fundamental sciences: Learning through the peers, organised by SEG – SPG Student Chapter, CSIR – NGRI, Hyderabad, India (13th June 2015)
  5. First International GOCE Solid Earth Workshop at ITC, the Netherlands(2012)
  6. GRACE Science Team Meeting 2012 at GFZ, Potsdam in 2012
  7. S&T Event “Young Investigators Meet 2012” at Berlin, Germany
  8. National Workshop on Advances in Exploration Geophysics for Young Researchers, SPG Student Chapter, CSIR – NGRI, Hyderabad, India(2010)
  9. Cyber-infrastructure Workshop at the University Centre for Earth and Space Science, University of Hyderabad, India(2009)
  10. Participated in the “Landforms of India from Topomaps and Imageries” in 2008 & “iGEON 2009” Workshop held at the University of Hyderabad(2008)

Field Work Experience:

  1. On land gravity, magnetic and DGPS survey for the complex structures associated with Salt Dome, Jarplund, Kiel, Germany. (IFG, CAU, Kiel). (Two weeks in January 2012)
  2. 2D Electrical survey for ground water potential zone, Hyderabad, India (University of Hyderabad). (One week in June 2009)
  3. Geophysical field training (Airborne, Gravity, Magnetic, Electric and Electromagnetic data acquisition, processing, interpretation and report writing) in parts of Rajasthan, India.(University of Hyderabad). (04 December – 03 March)


  1. Deep geodynamic exploration over Indian Ocean Geoid low (MoES-Ministry of Earth Science, India). (2017 – 2020)
  2. Crustal and mantle structures and geodynamic model of Western Ghats (MoES- Ministry of Earth Science, India). (2017 – 2020)
  3. Deep lithospheric structure across shear zones, South India (MoES - Ministry of Earth Science, India). (2017 – 2020)
  4. 3D Structural setting beneath Koyna-Warna Reservoir, India (MoES - Ministry of Earth Science, India). (2012 – 2017)
  5. Detailed 3D analysis of Bay of Bengal and its intraplate deformation (CSIR – Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India). (2011 – 2015)
  6. Imaging 3D complex geological structures from gravity Gradiometry (CSIR, India & DAAD, Germany). (2012 – 2014)
  7. 3D Lithospheric structure of Andaman Subduction zone (MoES - Ministry of Earth Science, India). (2011 – 2014)