Achievements

Achievements

We have trained excellent geoscientists, who served the highest position of the of the organization like Director General of Geological Society of India, Deputy Director Generals in GSI, Director in AMD and Vice Chancellor in Central University.

Shri N.K. Dutta, Ex Director General Geological Survey of India, (GSI)

Shri Rasik Ravindra, Eminent Geoscientist serving as Polar Scientist.

Dr. Parihar, Ex Director of Atomic Mineral Division

Dr. D.K. Sinha, present Director of Atomic Mineral Division

Prof. R. P. Tiwari,  Present Vice Chancellor, Punjab Central University, Bhatinda 

Students serve within and outside India with different capacities.

National Mineral Awardees by the Mineral, Steel & Mines, Government of India

Twenty of our students have been conferred with National Mineral Award by the President of India

Recognized contributions

  • World oldest fossil Spriggina? Collected by the
  • Petrified woods (Palm Tree - Palmoxylon nypoides) Intertrappean 45 MY collected by Kathal et al., 2017.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Faculty of Applied Geology Offered 09  MOOCs for SWAYAM  plate form which are running regularly since November, 2016 on word.  Among them few courses are very popular within and outside India, especially Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics and Petrology.

PG- MOOC: Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics by Prof. Harel Thomas 

https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec21_ce03/preview

UG MOOC: Petrology, by Prof. Harel Thomas

https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec21_mm01/preview

UG MOOC: Crystallography & Mineralogy, by Prof. Harel Thomas

https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec21_ce01/preview

UG MOOC: Geochemistry, by Prof. Harel Thomas

Ug MOOC: Metamorphic Petrology, by Prof. Harel Thomas

UG MOOC: Photogeology by Prof. R.K. Rawat 

https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec21_mm02/preview

UG MOOC: Stratigraphy & Paleontology By Dr. G.K. Singh

UG MOOC: Hydrogeology, By Prof, L.P. Chourasia

UG MOOC: Structure Geology, By Prof. A.K. Shandilaya

E-Content for B.Sc. Geology Students

Faculty of Applied Geology (Prof. H. Thomas Coordinator, along with Prof. P.O. Alexander, Prof. L.P. Chourasia, Prof. R.K. Rawat and Dr. G.K. Singh) have contributed for the development of E-content for UG Geology students which are available at  CEC-UGC New Delhi web site. http://cec.nic.in/cec/

Award and Recognitions  

Prof. Harel Thomas 

He had been awarded from the Education, Science & Technology Minister, Government of Nepal at Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal on 11th February 2019 for recognition of his distinct contribution to Scholarship as a Visiting Professor in the Department.

 

He had been honored with the Life Time Achievement Award-2018 for Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Applied Geology on the Occasion of International Conference on Emerging Issue in Agriculture, Environmental & Applied Sciences for Sustainable Development at SHUATS, Allahabad, U.P. from 27th – 29th November, 2018

Vice President of South Asia for the Task Group of International Union of Geological Science (IUGS) for Global Heritage Stone Resources (HRSG-IUGS) 2012-2016.

Member of South Asia for the Task Group of International Union of Geological Science (IUGS) for Global Heritage Stone Resources (HRSG-IUGS) 2012-2016.

Foreign visit by Prof. Harel Thomas, Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal from 27th August to 4th September 2015.

Foreign visit by Prof. Harel Thomas, Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal from 28th August to 6th September 2016

Foreign visit by Prof. Harel Thomas, Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal from 12th to 21st June, 2017.

Foreign visit by Prof. Harel Thomas, Central Department of Geology, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal 11th February 2019

 

 Number of publications (Research Papers, Books, Chapters in Books published/ presented / chaired sessions / attended Seminars / Conferences / Invited Lectures given by Teaching Faculty)