Dr. Rajib Kumar Sinharay is an experienced geophysicist and currently working as an associate professor in School of Petroleum Engineering, Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University, Pune. He has a PhD in applied geophysics from IIT(ISM), Dhanbad. He has total seventeen years of industry and three years of academic experiences. He has worked as a senior geophysicist in Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) over nine years, as an electromagnetic (EM) geophysicist in Schlumberger-WesternGeco Regional Technology Centre (RTC) for more than two years and as a research assistant in Central Water and Power Research Station (CWPRS) for six years. Dr. Sinharay is a scientific member of XXII Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (ISEA), 2002-2003. He is actively involved in academic and industrial research and published more than 20 research articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals, books and conferences. He is guiding 2 PhD scholars in MIT-WPU and 1 PhD scholars in IIT(ISM), Dhanbad. He is currently coordinating two post graduate courses: M.Tech in Petroleum Engineering and M.Tech by Research in Petroleum Engineering. He is also the faculty in-charge for MIT-Society of Petroleum Geophysicist (SPG) Student Chapter. His present ongoing research projects are conformance problem in oil production, sub-basalt exploration, geothermal exploration, machine learning, unconventional hydrocarbon resources, mineral explorations etc.
M.Sc Tech in Applied Geophysics, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad
B.Sc.(Honors in Physics)
Teaching Experience : 3 years
Industry Experience : 17 years
Research Experience : 11 years
Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production; Sub-basalt Exploration; Geothermal Exploration; Mineral Exploration; Antarctic Research; Underground Excavation and Tunnelling; Integrated Geophysical Methods; Signal Processing; 2D/3D Simulation and Inversions; Data Analytics; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.