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     Saurabh Mittal

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Department of Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Prof. S.P.Sharma, Prof. D.Sengupta
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressRoom No.C-342, VS hall of residence, IIT Kharagpur
Phone9734429006
Emailsaurabhmittal@gg.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.I.I.T. KharagpurEarth and Environmental sciences2009
M.Sc.A.M.U., AligarhApplied Geology2007
B.Sc.A.M.U., AligarhGeology2005
12I.S.C. BoardPCM2001
10C.B.S.E. BoardScience1999

Research Areas
  • VLF- Electromagnetic Methods
  • Nuclear Geophysics
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Integrated Geophysical Research
  • Radon modelling
  • Remote Sensing and GIS for natural resource and infra-structural mapping
  • Shallow sub-surface Imaging

Skills
  • Electromagnetic Methods with Very Low Frequency EM (VLF-EM) using ABEM WADI Instrument
  • Remote Sensing, Image processing and GIS
  • Radiometric methods
  • Low Level natural radioactivity measurements (NORM and TENORM Quantification)
  • Corel Draw, Surfer, GMT, Map-Maker, Multi Spec, ERDAS, Grapher

Awards
  • Qualified Joint CSIR-UGC Test (NET) for LS (June 2012)with AIR-1
  • Best Poster Presentation in National Workshop on Advances in Exploration Geophysics for Young Researchers, 2010
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in 2007, All India Rank 67
  • Vice President of Earth Science Study Circle, Deptt. of Geology and Geophysics, I.I.T. Kharagpur for the academic year 2007-2008
  • Wing-Captain and Core team member of Silver prize winning Illumination team of V.S. Hall of Residence in year 2007-2008
  • NCC B and C certificate with B grade

Teaching Experience
  • Electrical and Electromagnetic Methods of Prospecting(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-2012 (4 terms)
  • Experimental Techniques in Geosciences(P) at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 2009-2012. (4 terms)
  • Radiometric Methods of Prospecting(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-2012 (4 terms)
  • Nuclear Geophysics(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2009-2012 (4 terms)
  • Short course in Remote Sensing and GIS(T) at Centre for Promotion of Science, Aligarh Muslim University November 12-19, 2006 (1 terms)
  • Short course in Remote Sensing and GIS(P) at Centre for Promotion of Science, Aligarh Muslim University November 12-19, 2006 (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Senior Research Fellowship from MHRD at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, July 2009 onwards
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from MHRD for Masters of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, July 2007 to May 2009

Papers Published in Journals
  • 3D modeling and inversion of VLF and VLF-R electromagnetic data by P. Kaikkonen, S. P. Sharma and S. Mittal Geophysics Volume 77, Issue 4 (2012)
  • Estimation of 238U, 232Th and 40K concentrations in rock and soil samples around South Purulia Shear Zone, India by S. Mittal, R. Guin, S.P. Sharma and D. Sengupta Int. J. Low Radiation Vol. 9, No. 2, 110-118 (2013)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Integrated Geophysical Approach for Prospecting of Uranium mineralization in South Purulia Shear Zone, Preliminary Findings by Saurabh Mittal, Animesh Mandal and Arkoprovo Biswas National Workshop on Advances in Exploration Geophysics for Young Researchers, SPG-NGRI Poster Presentation (2010)
  • VLF-EM and Radiometric studies around Beldih mine in South Purulia Shear Zone, India by S. Mittal, A. Biswas, S.P. Sharma and D. Sengupta IGU 49th Convention Poster Presentation (2012)
  • Subsurface Imaging of Solar System Objects like Moon and Mars by S. Mittal 13th PLANEX Workshop, NGRI, Hyderabad Oral Presentation (2012)
  • Integrated Non-invasive Subsurface Imaging for Mineral Prospecting by S. Mittal, S.P. Sharma and D. Sengupta Near-Surface Geophysics Workshop, CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad Poster Presentation (2013)

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