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     Hemant Kumar Singh

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Arindam Basu
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2013 :: In progress
AddressDepartment of Geology and Geophysics
Phone7477858487
Emailhemant@gg.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurExploration Geosciences2013
M.Sc.University of AllahabadApplied Geology2011

Research Areas
  • Shear Behavior of Rock Joints
  • Engineering Geology and Experimental Rock Mechanics

Skills
  • Matlab
  • Voxlar and Surfer

Awards
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) -2010
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) -2013

Teaching Experience
  • Groundwater and Engineering Geology Lab (GG59009)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2013-2016 (4 terms)
  • Engineering Geology Lab (GG69006)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2013-2016 (4 terms)
  • Engineering Geology Lab (GG39007)(P) at IIT Kharagpur 2013-2016 (3 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Junior research fellow (MHRD) from July 2013 to July 2015
  • Senior research fellow (MHRD) from July 2015 to till date at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Evaluation of existing criteria in estimating shear strength of natural rock discontinuities by H.K. Singh and A. Basu Engineering Geology doi.org/10.1016/j.enggeo.2017.11.023. (2017)
  • A comparison between the shear behavior of real natural rock discontinuities and their replicas by Singh H. K., Basu A. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering DOI 10.1007/s00603-017-1334-8 (2017)
  • Shear behaviors of real natural un-matching joints of granite with equivalent joint roughness coefficient by H.K. Singh and A. Basu Engineering Geology Vol. 211, 120-134 (2016)
  • Influence of surface roughness characteristics of unfilled rock joints on shear behaviors by Singh, H.K. and Basu, A  Special Publication J of EG October 2015, 246-254 (2015)
  • Delineating seasonal porewater displacement on a tidal flat in the Bay of Bengal by thermal signature Implications for submarine groundwater discharge by Palash Debanath, Abhijit Mukherjee, Hemant Kumar Singh, Sourav Mondal JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY Vol. 529, 1185-1195 (2015)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Delineation of submarine groundwater discharge zones in a micro-tidal coast of the Bay of Bengal by thermal imaging and hydrogeochemistry by Palash Debanath, Abhijit Mukherjee, Hemant Kumar Singh Annual Meeting in Denver-125th Anniversary of GSA Vol.45, No. 7. P.397 (2013)
  • Shear behavior of planar unfilled rock discontinuities with reference to surface morphology under constant normal load by H.K. Singh and A. Basu Recent Advances in Rock Engineering (RARE 2016) Vol. 91, 118-123 (2016)
  • Effect of multiple shearing on peak shear strength of joints in granite under constant normal load by H.K. Singh and A. Basu  Developments in geosciences in the past decade emerging trends for future and impact on society 420 (2016)
  • A study on the contribution of roughness component to peak friction angle of rock discontinuities by H.K. Singh and A. Basu The 11th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG Vol.54,44 (2017)

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