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CE-642: Geological Hazards.
CE-242: Engineering Geosciences.
CE-342: Engineering Applications of Geological Structure.
Awarded Young Scientist Research Project entitled "Neotectonic and Palaeoseismicity of Northern Kacha and south-western Rajasthan: Their impact on the landscape and disruption of the ancient rivers", sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Awarded JSPS (Japan Society For the Promotion of Science) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Japanese Govt. (letter No. JSPS/FF1/98077; ID No. P 99074) for a period of 24 months from 1999-2001 to carry out “A comparative study of active faults in India and Japan”, in Japan at Department of Geography, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8522, Japan.
Awarded Young Scientist Research Project entitled “Active faults along Northwestern Himalayan foothill zone: Implication to the Great Himalayan Earthquakes”, sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Awarded BOYSCAST Fellowship 2003-2004 (3 months) to work with Prof. Mustapha Meghraoui and Dr. Jerome Van der Woerd, at Institute De Physique Du Globe De Strausbourg, France.
Awarded Young Muslim Scientist Award (YMSA)-2002 in Physical Sciences by Muslim Association for Advancement of Science (MAAS).
Awarded S. S. Merh Award 2004 for significant contribution in Quaternary Geology of India by Geological Society of India, Bangalore, India.
“Paleoseismic investigations along NW Himalaya, Kacha and Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India” at Department of Geography, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hirohsima, Japan on 17 July 2008.
Talk entitled “Landscape changes caused by 26, December 2004 Sumatra quake in Andaman and Nicobar Island” at Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan on 13 December 2005.
Public lecture delivered at Maullin Municipal Theater, Maullin,Chile, South America on 9 February 2005 and at Intendencia Region De Lagos (Regional Governor’s Office) Purte Montt, 16 Feb 2005 respectively. Title “Land-level Change in Andaman and Nicobar Island caused by 26 Dec 2004 M 9.0 earthquake”.
At Instituto Nazionale di Geofisica Vulcanologia (INGV), Rome, Italy, 17 Oct 2002. Title “Active faults and paleoseismic investigations at Chandigarh and Pinjore Dun, NW Himalaya, India”.
Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, 24 June 2002. Title “Active fault and Paleoseismic investigations in Kachchh and along Northwest Himalayan front”.
Fellow of Geological Society of India, Bangalore, India (Life Time).
Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Roorkee, India.
American Geophysical Union (AGU).
AOGS (Asia Oceania Geosciences Society).
International and National Collaboration
Active tectonic and Paleoseismic investigations along Ganga-Bengal right lateral strike-slip fault, West Bengal, Eastern Himalaya and along NW Himalayan front: with Prof. Nakata and his associates, Department of Geography, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8522, Japan.
Active tectonic and Paleoseismic investigation along NW Himalaya: with Prof. Mustapha Meghraoui and Dr. Jerome Van der Woerd, EOST, Institut De Physique Du Globe De Strausbourg, France.
Dating of tectonically controlled Quaternary surfaces along active faults along NW Himalayan front by using OSL and TL dating technique: with Prof. A. K. Singhvi, Physical Research Laboratory, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, India.
Paleoseismic investigations along NW Himalayan front with Dr. Virdi and Dr. G. Phillip, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India.
Paleoseismic investigation along NW Himalayan front with Dr. G. Mathew, Department of Geology, Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai, Powai, India.
Joint field investigations in the region of 1960 Chile M 9.5 earthquake with Prof. Brian Atwater, U.S.Geological Survey at Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 and Prof. Marco Cisternas, Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile, South America in February 2005. With an aim to understand the recurrence and probability of giant earthquakes and related tsunamis in south-central Chile.
Joint field investigations in Andaman and Nicobar Island with Profs. Ikeda, Satake, Kayanne and associates at Earthquake Research Institute and Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tokyo, and with Geological Survey of Japan, Tskuba.
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) mapping to identify archaeological remains, collaboration with Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
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