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Location: Headquarters, Goa
D.Sc. Geology (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India), 2001
Ph.D. Geology (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India), 1982
Scientist G (National Institute of Occeanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 2006 - till date
Scientist F (National Institute of Occeanography, Dona Paula, Goa), 2001 - 2006
Head , Geological Oceanography Division (National Institute of Occeanography, Dona Paula, Goa)
Marine Geology, Paleoclimate, foraminifera, otoliths, laboratory culture of foraminifera, sea level changes, paleomonsoon, paleostorm, sediment transport, marine pollution, coastal zone and industrial surveys
Scholarships and awards:
President for 18th Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy,2002, 2002
Awarded Doctor of Science [D. Sc.] degree (Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh), 2001
Certificate of appreciation (National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Pual, Goa, India), 1997
Elected as Convener of the 16th Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy [ICMS] (Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy [ICMS]), 1996
Krishnan Medal, for Contributions in Marine Micropaleontology (Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad), 1994
National Mineral Award - 92for the Contributions in Geology (Fundamental scientific aspects) (Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, New Delhi), 1993
Vigyan Prabha Award (K. P. Memorial Trust Lucknow), 1992
BOYS-CAST (Government of India (Through DST, New Delhi)), 1990
Outstanding Young Person Award 1989 (Junior Chamber, Panaji), 1989
CSIR Young Scientist Award 1989 in Earth Sciences (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India.), 1989
Recognized as Ph. D. guide in the field of Marine Geology (Goa University ), 1987
NORAD (Norway Government ), 1982
Elected as Council Member (1999-2001) of the Society for Marine Archaeology
Elected as Council Member (1999-2001and 2001-2003) of the Indian Geophysical Union
Fellow, South Asian Association of Economic Geologists (since 1997)
Member, National working group of IGCP Project-367 (Late Quaternary Coastal Records of Rapid Changes: Application to present and future conditions) (1996)
Fellow, Society of Biosciences (since 1996).
Elected as Council Member (1994-1996, 1997-1999, 1999-2001 and 2001-2003) of the Paleontological Society of India.
Member, Committee of Technology Advisory Board (TAB) for Physical, Earth & Marine Sciences (PEM) to prepare detailed work plan for the Global Changes Programme (1993).
Member, Indian Geophysical Union, (since 1993). Elected as Fellow in 1994.
Fellow, Uttar Pradesh Association for Advancement of Science, (since 1991).
Member, Society for Marine Archaeology (since 1989).
Joint Secretary, Task Team on Sea level changes Ministry of Environment and Forests, (1988).
Fellow, Indian Association of Marine Geosciences, (since 1988).
Fellow, Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography,(since 1988).
Fellow, Paleontological Society of India, (since 1983).
Fellow, Geological Society of India,(since 1979).
Published more than 80 papers and more than 50 conference prresentations
Co-Edited two special volume of Bull. Oil and Natural Gas corporation, Ltd.
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Successfully guides students for 5 Ph. D. degrees [Goa University] and 12 masters dissertations [Goa, ISM, Dhanbad, Delhi, Jadavpur]. At moment 5 students are working for their Ph. D. thesis.
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