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Rishi Narain Singh

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Rishi Narain Singh

Visiting Professor, Earth Sciences

  • MSc: Banaras Hindu University, 1964
  • PhD: Banaras Hindu University, 1969

Email: rnsingh -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 6/302
VOIP: 2513


  • Work Experience

    • Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Dec 2015 to present)
    • INSA Senior Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (2010 - 2015)
    • CSIR Emeritus Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (2005 - 2010)
    • Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (2003 - 2005)
    • Director, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute, Nagpur (1999 - 2003)
    • Scientist-in-Charge, CSIR Centre for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation, Benglauru (1996 - 1999)
    • Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (1973 - 1995)
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dalhousie University, Halifax; Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, Canada (1970 - 1973)
    • JRF/SSA/Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad (1964 - 1970)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Amiya Baruah, Alok K. Gupta, Nibir Mandal and R. N. Singh, 2013. Rapid ascent conditions of diamondbearing kimberlitic magmas, Findings from high pressure-temperature experiments and finite element modelling, Tectonophysics, 594, 13-26.
    2. H. J. Purohit, D. V. Raje, A. Kapley, P. Padmanabham, and R. N. Singh, 2003 Genomic tools in environmental impact Assessment, Environmental Science and Technology, 37, 356A-363A.
    3. P. Mandal, A. Manglik and R. N. Singh, 1997. Intraplate stress distributions induced by topography and crustal density inhomogeneities beneath the Killari, India, region, J. Geophys. Res. 102, 11,719-11,729.
    4. A. Manglik and R. N. Singh, 1995. Postintrusive thermal evolution of continental crust: A moving boundary approach, J. Geophys. Res., 100(B9), 18031-18043.
    5. J. Ganguly, R. N. Singh and D.V. Ramana, 1995. Thermal perturbation during charnockitization and granulite facies metamorphism in southern India, J. of Metamorphic Geology, 13, 419-430.

  • Awards

    • S S Bhatnagar Prize in Earth Science
    • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru
    • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
    • Decennial Award, Indian Geophysical Union, Hyderabad
    • National Award in Geoscience and Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences