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     Animesh Mandal

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Dr. W. K. Mohanty and Prof. S. P. Sharma
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: Completed in 2013
AddressVillage - Lapuria, P.O. - Garhbeta, Dist. - Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal 721127, India
Phone08179442801
Emailanimeshphys@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Sc.Indian Institute of Technology, DelhiPhysics2007
B.Sc.Calcutta UniversityPhysics2005
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2002
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationScience2000

Research Areas
  • Near surface geophysics for mineral exploration and structural studies
  • Tectonic studies
  • Integrated Geophysics
  • Geophysical data processing, modeling and inversion
  • Joint inversion

Skills
  • Gravity and Magnetic Methods/Instruments (W. Sodin gravimeter,Proton Precession-GSM19T Magnetometer)
  • Electrical Resistivity Methods (Schlumberger Sounding, Wenner Profiling, Gradient Profiling)
  • Electromagnetic Methods/Instruments (VLF ABEM Wadi)
  • Knowledge of computer programming in MATLAB
  • Well versed with Arc-GIS, Corel Draw, Surfer, Grapher, and Origine softwares.
  • Acquisition and processing (with Paradigm Focus 5.4) of 2D and 3D seismic data

Awards
  • Awarded travel support from CSIR, Govt. of India, and partial support from SPG North America chapter for presenting a paper at SEG Intl. Exp. and eighty-fourth Annual Meeting in Denver, USA, 2014
  • Awarded International Travel Support Scheme (ITS) of DST, Govt. of India for presenting a paper at SEG International Exposition and Eighty-third Annual Meeting in Houston, USA, 2013.
  • Awarded institute travel grant from IIT Kharagpur for presenting a paper at 1st annual international conference on Geological and Earth Sciences (GEOS 2012) in Singapore, 2012.
  • ONGC-IGU Best Poster (First) award in the Research Scholar Poster session at 49th Annual convention of Indian Geophysical Union from 29th October to October 31st, 2012, at PDPU, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
  • Best Poster Award at National Workshop on Advances in Exploration Geophysics for Young Researchers, 2010, SPG-NGRI, Hyderabad
  • GATE-2008(PHYSICS)
  • JEST-2008(PHYSICS)
  • Joint Admission Test to M.Sc. (JAM)-2005 (PHYSICS)

Experience
  • Participated in 2nd Indo-German Workshop on Magnetotelluric data acquisition, processing and modeling, 1-3 November, 2012 at Institute of Seismological Research (ISR), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
  • Gravity and Magnetic field work for tectonic studies across Singhbhum Craton and Eastern Ghats Mobile Belt boundary over Talchir basin, Orissa, India, in December 2008, and during 2011 to 2012.
  • Geophysical field work for chromite exploration at Tangarparah, Orissa, India, during 2009 to 2010, and in January 2012
  • Geophysical field work for subsurface investigations and uranium exploration around Beldih and South Purulia Shear Zone, Purulia District, West Bengal, India, during 2010 to 2012.
  • Worked on the project -Integrated geological and geophysical study around Tangarparha area, Orissa, India, of Industrial Development Corporation of Orissa Ltd. (IDCOL), Govt. of Orrisa, India.
  • Worked on the project entitled -Geophysical Survey using Gravity and Magnetic methods in South Purulia Shear Zone, of Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.
  • Working in the project SSP-680-28 (RKT) at National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad, India for the delination of coal using 3D seismic survey
  • Associate member of Society of Exploration Geophysics (SEG)
  • Life member of Indian Geophysical Union (IGU)

Teaching Experience
  • Gravity-magnetic methods of prospecting(P) at IIT Kharagpur Spring (2011-2012) (1 terms)
  • Gravity-magnetic methods of prospecting(T) at IIT Kharagpur Spring (2010-2011) (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Senior Research Fellowship, IIT Kharagpur from July 2010 to July 2013
  • Institute Junior Research Fellowship, IIT Kharagpur from July 2008 to July 2010
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), 2008

Papers Published in Journals
  • Integrated geological and geophysical studies for delineation of chromite deposits- A case study from Tangarparha, Orissa, India by W.K. Mohanty, Animesh Mandal, S.P. Sharma, Saibal Gupta and Surajit Misra Geophysics 76, No-5, B173-B185 (2011)
  • Gravity method- a potential tool for identification of concealed chromite deposits - A case study from Tangarparha, Orissa by Animesh Mandal GEOS (Departmental Publication) 15, 95-97 (2012)
  • Gravity-magnetic studies for uranium exploration over Manbazar-Kutni area of South Purulia Shear Zone (SPSZ), West Bengal, India using hydro-uranium anomalies as guidance by Animesh Mandal, W. K. Mohanty, S. P. Sharma GSTF Journal of Geological Sciences 1, 83-87 (2013)
  • 3D compact inverse modeling of gravity data for chromite exploration A case study from Tangarparha, Odisha, India by Animesh Mandal, W. K. Mohanty, S. P. Sharma SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2013 32, 1171-1174 (2013)
  • Geophysical anomalies associated with uranium mineralization from Beldih mine, South Purulia Shear Zone, India by Animesh Mandal, Arkoprovo Biswas, Saurabh Mittal, W. K. Mohanty, S. P. Sharma, D. Sengupta, J. Sen, and A. K. Bhatt Journal of the Geological Society of India 82, 601-606 (2013)
  • Application of Remote Sensing, GIS and MIF technique for elucidation of groundwater potential zones from a part of Orissa coastal tract, Eastern India by Arkoprovo Biswas, Animesh Mandal, and Adarsha Jana Research Journal of Recent Sciences 2(11), 42-49 (2013)
  • Ancient terrane boundaries as probable seismic hazards- A case study from the northern boundary of the Eastern Ghats Belt, India by Saibal Gupta, W. K. Mohanty, Animesh Mandal, and Surajit Misra Geoscience Frontiers 5(1), 17-24 (2014)
  • Delineation of subsurface structures using Self-Potential, Gravity and Resistivity surveys from South Purulia Shear Zone, India-Implication to uranium mineralization by A. Biswas, A. Mandal, S. P. Sharma, W. K. Mohanty Interpretation 2(2), T103-T110 (2014)
  • Integrating apparent conductance in resistivity sounding to constrain 2-D gravity modeling for subsurface structure associated with uranium mineralization across South Purulia Shear Zone, West Bengal by A. Biswas, A. Mandal, S. P. Sharma, and W. K. Mohanty International Journal of Geophysics 2014, 1-8 (2014)
  • Geophysical signatures of uranium mineralization and its subsurface validation at Beldih, Purulia District, West Bengal, India - a case study by Animesh Mandal, W. K. Mohanty, S. P. Sharma, Arkopravo Biswas, J. Sen, A. K. Bhat Geophysical Prospecting (In Press) (2014)
  • Simultaneous inversion of gravity and very low frequency electromagnetic real anomaly - a compact inversion approach by Mandal, A., S. P. Sharma, and W. K. Mohanty SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 33, 2109-2113 (2014)
  • Integrated gravity-magnetic study for delineation of structural guided uranium mineralization zones at Kutni, Purulia, West Bengal, India by Mandal, A., W.K. Mohanty, S.P. Sharma Journal of the Geological Society of India In Press (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Integrated Geophysical Approach for Prospecting of Uranium mineralization in South Purulia Shear Zone - Preliminary Findings by Mittal, S., Mandal, A., and Biswas, A., National Workshop on Advances in Exploration Geophysics for Young Researchers Poster Presentation (2010)
  • Integrated gravity and magnetic studies for delineation of chromite deposit at Tangarparha, Orissa by Mandal, A., Mohanty, W. K., Sharma, S. P., and Gupta, S., International Seminar on Recent Advances in Geoscience (RAG 11) 1, 290-294, (Oral Presentation) (2011)
  • Chromite investigation in Tangarparha Orissa an example of integrated geological and geophysical study for mineral exploration by Gupta, S., Misra, S., Mohanty, W.K., and Mandal, A. National conference on Recent developments in Geology, Mineral, and Groundwater resources of India in Proceedings Volume (2011)
  • Current Flow attribute in Resistivity sounding to constrain Gravity model around South Purulia Shear Zone by Arkoprovo Biswas and Animesh Mandal International Workshop on recent advances in ground and airborne electromagnetic methods-Innovations in processing and inversion techniques (27-28 Sep 2011) by AMD and NGRI Expanded Abs vol. and PosterPresentation (2011)
  • Subsurface structural investigation using gravity-magnetic method and possible correlation with uranium mineralization across South Purulia Shear Zone by Animesh Mandal, W.K. Mohanty and S.P. Sharma 48th Annual Convention of IGU on Modern trends in geophysical exploration of continental margins of India and adjoining Seas Abs. vol. page 73 and Oral Presentation (2011)
  • Gravity-magnetic method of prospecting for uranium mineralization across South Purulia Shear Zone by Animesh Mandal Prithvi 2012 (Yearly Symposium by SEG, IIT KGP student chapter) Invited Talk (2012)
  • Integrated exploration strategy for uranium mineralization from Beldih mine, Purulia, West Bengal, India by Animesh Mandal, Arkoprovo Biswas, Saurabh Mittal, S.P. Sharma, W.K. Mohanty and D. Sengupta 49th Annual Convention of IGU on Towards the energy security - Exploration, Exploitation and new strategies Abs. vol. page 107 (Poster Presentation) (2012)
  • Integrated gravity-magnetic study for subsurface investigation and correlation with hydro-uranium anomalous zones of Manbazar-Kuyni area of South Purulia Shear Zone, West Bengal, India by Animesh Mandal,W.K. Mohanty, and S.P. Sharma Annual International Conference on Geological and Earth Sciences (GEOS 2012), 3-4 Dec, Singapore Conf. Proceeding, 151-154 (2012)
  • Geological and geophysical variations across the Talchir Gondwana basin - evidence for episodic reactivation of the North Orissa Boundary Fault, India by Animesh Mandal, Surajit Misra, William K Mohanty, and Saibal Gupta AGU Fall meeting 2012, 3-7 December, SanFrancisco xxx (Accepted) (2012)
  • 3D compact inverse modeling of gravity data for chromite exploration A case study from Tangarparha, Odisha, India by Mandal, A., W. K. Mohanty, and S. P. Sharma SEG International Exposition and EightyThird Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, (September 22-27) Oral Presentation (2013)
  • Joint inversion of gravity and very low frequency electromagnetic anomaly by Animesh Mandal, S.P. Sharma and W.K. Mohanty 50th Annual convention of Indian Geophysical Union(IGU) XX, 67-68 (2014)
  • Integrated geophysical survey for the delineation of subsurface structure associated with uranium mineralization, South Purulia Shear Zone, India by Arkoprovo Biswas, Animesh Mandal, and S.P. Sharma 50th Annual convention of Indian Geophysical Union(IGU) XX, 172-175 (2014)
  • Compact inverse modeling of gravity data- a potential approach for delineation of concealed chromite deposits- a case study from Tangarparha, Odisha by Animesh Mandal, Kumarvardhanam Daga, W.K. Mohanty and S.P. Sharma 50th Annual convention of Indian Geophysical Union(IGU) XX, 242 (2014)
  • An overview of 3D seismic technique in coal field exploration and its future applicability in Indian coal field by A. Mandal, and R. K. Tiwari National seminar on Advances in geo-exploration techniques in the search for minerals under different geological settings at Centre of exploration geophysics, Dept. of geophysics, Osmania University Abstract vol., 10-12(Oral Presentation) (2014)
  • Simultaneous inversion of gravity and very low frequency electromagnetic real anomaly - a compact inversion approach by Mandal, A., S. P. Sharma, and W. K. Mohanty SEG International Exposition and 84th Annual Meeting Oral Discussion (2014)

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