Dibakar Ghosal                                                                 
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For prospective candidates

I am looking for hard working, self-motivated and responsible people in PhD, Research Associate and Project assistant positions.

Interested students are informed to please contact Dr. Dibakar Ghosal (dghosal@iitk.ac.in) with your curriculum vitae, expressing your strength and research interests.

Current BS-MS students:

Mr. Kethavath Bhopya Naik


Education
MS in Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur (pursuing)
BS in Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur
Experiences

Hobbies
Playing Cricket and Traveling
Email,
Mobile No.
ketha@iitk.ac.in,kethavathbhopyanaik@gmail.com
7989114111
Project
Modeling and inversion of the microtremor H/V spectral ratio









Current M.Tech students
:


Mr. Anubhav Mukherjee


Education
M.Sc. in Geology, Presidency University, Kolkata (2018-2020)
B.Sc. in Applied Geology, Presidency University, Kolkata (2015-2018)
Experiences
Internship at ONGC, RIL, ISRO, Tata steel
Hobbies
Travelling, Music, Finearts, Military, Aviation, Computing
Email,
Mobile No.
anubhavm21@iitk.ac.in, anu_mukh14@yahoo.com
(+91) 8420298951
Project
Sequence stratigraphic analysis of seismic data



Ms. Surbhi Nath


Education
M.Tech in Geological Technology, ES, IIT Kanpur (Pursing)
B.Tech in Geoinformatics from University of Petroleum
and Energy Studies, Dehradun
Experiences
Summer Training at ONGC Dehradun on "Seismic Data Acquisition'' (2017)
Summer Training at IIRS Dehradun on "Comparison analysis of various sensitivity analysis algorithms for geospatial MCDM"(2018)

Hobbies
Painting, Playing Badminton, Walking in natural surroundings
Email,
Mobile No.
surbhin20@iitk.ac.in
+91 7042067835
Project
3D Q factor map of KG basin and seismic interpretation




Current PhD students:


Mr. Vikas Gaur


Education
PhD - Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur (pursuing-2019 onward)
M.sc Tech (Applied Geophysics), ISM Dhanbad
Experience -
Hobbies
Playing badminton, Running, Cycling, Trekking, Meditation.
Contact
vikasvats17293@gmail.com
+91 7070653654

Project
Algorithm development of 2D/3D full waveform inversion


Mr. Shashank Narayan Verma

Education
PhD - Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur (pursuing-2017 onward)
M.Sc. (tech) in Geophysics, Institute of Science Banaras Hindu University
T
hesis title :  Analysis of projection of temperature and precipitation over India under different RCPB.Sc. in Physics (Hons.) - Institute of Science  Banaras Hindu University 
Experiences
Summer trainee at Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Science Allahabad University
Hobbies
Playing Chess and Music
Contact
snarayan@iitk.ac.in
+91 9919990901
PhD thesis
Modelling across central seismic gap using active and passive seismic data


Mr. Harshad Shrivastava

Education
PhD, Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur, (pursuing-2018 onwards)
Msc.Tech Exploration Geophysics,
Banaras Hindu University, 2017.
Experiences
seismic (acquisition, processing, interpretation) trainning at
Oil India Limited Duliajan.
Geophysical field trainning at BHU
Hobbies
Playing chess,vollyball, table tennis and travelling
Contact
kharshad@iitk.ac.in, harshadsrivastava@gmail.com
+91 7668247911

Project Reservoir characterization using poroelastic theories

Mr. Aditya Sen


Education
PhD - Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur (pursuing-2020 onwards)
M.sc Tech (Applied Geophysics), ISM Dhanbad
Experience Internship in ONGC, Kolkata (2019)
Hobbies
Playing Guiter, Swimming, Singing
Contact
adityasen9519@gmail.com
+91-9073137260

Project
Algorithm development of 2D/3D poroelastic full waveform inversion (FWI)


Mr. Arindam Kundu


Education
PhD - Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Kanpur (pursuing-2020 onwards)
M.sc Tech (Applied Geophysics), ISM Dhanbad
Experience -Summer internships in ONGC (2018) and GSI (2017)
Hobbies
Solving Rubik’s cube, Reading novels and story books
Contact
k.arindam55@gmail.com
+91 9800750530

Project
Crustal imaging of Central and NW Himalaya


Mr. Jaisheel Sharma


Education
PhD-IIT Kanpur, Dept of Earth Sciences (pursuing-2021 onwards)
Integrated M.Tech. (Geophysical Technology) – Department of Earth Sciences, IIT Roorkee (2015-2020)

Experience Summer Internship at ONGC Dehradun – Seismic Data Interpretation (2018)
Hobbies
Watching Movies, Playing Hockey, Listening Music
Contact
sjaisheel21@iitk.ac.in
+918266855305

Project
FWI of KG basin data



Mr. Upendra Gupta


Education
PhD-IIT Kanpur, Dept of Earth Sciences (pursuing-2021 onwards)
Graduation/Post Graduation:- Integrated M.tech in Geophysical Technology from IIT Roorkee, Haridwar(UK)

Experience Summer internship:- Petrophysical Evaluation and In-place Estimation at Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), Noida -----2019
Summer internship:- An Overview of 3D Seismic Data Interpretation of Cauvery Basin at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Dehradun -2018

Hobbies
Playing Sports(Cricket, Hockey), Gymnessiam, Reading (Anything),
Contact
upendrag21@iitk.ac.in, 1998ukg@gmail.com
+91 7417729954

Project
Frequency dependent AVO using ML




Former Senior Research Scientists (SRS)/Postdocs(PDF):
Dr. Pabitra Singha
2020-2021 (SRS)
IIT Kanpur
Project: OBS seismology
Dr. Pankaj Kumar
2020-2021 (RS)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Gravity-Magnetic study over St-Paul-Amsterdam Island

Former students (BS-MS/MTech/RA):

Mr. Deepak Vatsa
2018-2021 (RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Algorithm development of 2D/3D travel time tomography
(Doing job in a Startup company)
Mr. Pratyush Anand
2019-2021 (RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Joint inversion of P-to-S Receiver function and Rayleigh wave group velocity
dispersion curve for obtaining lithospheric structure beneath Indian ocean.
(At ISM Dhanbad)
Mr. Prabhakar Kumar
2019-2021 (MTech)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Deciphering Shear wave velocity profiles from Wide-Angle MASW using Swarm Intelligence-based optimization strategies
Mr. Niraj Kumar
2020-2021
(BS-MS)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Machine learning and its application in seismic interpretation and GUI for seismic modeling
(secured a corporate job)
Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey
2020-2021
(BS-MS)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Two-dimensional seismic modeling using Finite Element Method (FEM)
(secured a corporate job)
Mr. Animesh Pant 2020
(RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Frontier Seismic Spectral Decomposition Methods for CLSSA, SFMPD
Ms. Anshita Nayak 2018-2019
IIT Kanpur
Project: Imaging of Sumatran frontal thrust
Mr. Animesh Pant
2018-2019
(M.Tech)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Frontier Seismic Spectral Decomposition Methods & New Insights into Offshore Nova Scotia using CLSSA and Weighted Spectral Blending
Mr. Vaibhav Jain 2018-2019
(M.Tech)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Super Virtual Interferometry (SVI): a seismic data processing technique for enhancement of far offset refracted phases
(Currently placed at Emerson)
Mr. Aakash Gupta
2017-2019
(RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Modeling of high frequency data using ambient noise tomography
(Currently placed at University of Alaska as a PhD scholar)
Mr. Saptaparnee
Chaudhury
2017-2019
(RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Algorithm development of ray tracing from MCS datasets.
Mr. Shankho Niyogi 2017-2018
(RA)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Algorithm development of half downward continuation for MCS data.
(Currently placed at University of California Riverside as a PhD Scholar)
Mr. Akash Trivedi 2016-2018
(M.Tech)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Identification of Gas hydrate reservoirs at offshore N-W Sumatra using high resolution marine seismic datasets.
(Currently placed at IISER Pune as a PhD Scholar)
Mr. Gardar Gislason 2014-2016
(M.Sc.)
Uppsala University
Project:  Effect of Petrophysical Parameters on Seismic Waveform Signatures – Review of Theory with Case Study from Frigg Delta Oil Field, Norway.
(Currently placed at Geological Society of Finland as a Geophysicist)

Former students (UGP/Summer internships):

Mr. Sudhanshu  Pandey
2018-2020
(UGP-II-IV)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Finite element algorithm development for forward modeling in poroelastic medium
Mr. Chanchal Prasad
2018-2020
(UGP
-II-IV)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Imaging across offshore north Sumatra
Project: Seimsic rock physics
Mr. Sonu
2018-2019
(UGP)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Development of a GUI for Vs prediction
Mr. Pushpendu Pal
2018-2019
(UGP)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Development of a GUI for petrophysical analysis
Mr. Arpit Bansal
2019
(SURGE
summer intern)
IIT Kanpur
Project: Estimation of reservoir properties using Beysian inversion
National Collaborators:
  • Dr. Indra Sen, IIT Kanpur
  • Dr. Subhajit Roy, IIT Kanpur
  • Dr. Pritam Chakraborty, IIT Kanpur
  • Dr. Pawan Dewangan, NIO Goa
  • Dr. Sudipta Sarkar, IISER Pune
International Collaborators:
  • Dr. Subbarao Yelisetti, University Texas A & M Kingsville, USA
  • Prof. Satish Singh, IPG Paris, France
  • Prof. Christopher Juhlin, Uppsala University, Sweden