Teaching, Research and Field Experienceover 19 years (post Ph.D over 16 years)


Presently involved in Post Graduate(MSc) teaching and Research. Have been teaching Post Graduate student the following courses:
  • Geo-mechanics and Foundation Engineering
  • Advanced Engineering Geology
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Research Methods in Geo-Sciences
  • Geo-hazards

Post Graduate Research supervision in the following fields;
  • Engineering geological Appraisal of hydro power projects.
  • Rock and soil slope stability studies.
  • Landslide Hazard Zonation studies.
  • Engineering Geological Characterisation of  rock and soils for engineering purposes.
  • Geographic Information System Database on natural resources and public utilities.
Have supervised 70 MSc thesis till July 2015. Advising Ph.D Research work.

Research and field experience

Engineering Geology and Geographic Information System (GIS).
Have carried out Engineering Geological appraisal of 65 small hydro power sites both in India and Ethiopia.

GIS Project Management Skill
  • Technical and administrative supervision of production team
  • Work flow and time management
  • Co-ordination between various production teams 
  • Management of large volume of Vector and Imagery data
  • Image tracking and management
  • Shift Management
Have worked as Senior GIS Engineer with the additional responsibilities of shift management for about 1 year with a leading Multinational GIS company.

Software Skills
  • Can work in MS Windows (95, NT, 98, 2000 & XP),
  • Geographic Information System (GIS) Software - Arc View 3.2 (Spatial Analyst) & Map INFO Map Digitisation Software - Auto CAD 2000, R14 (for manual digitisation) Auto CAD Overlay  and R2V (Auto digitisation)
  • Data management Softwares
  • Graphics and Presentation Software - Corel DRAW, MS Power Point, Corel PHOTO PAINT, Adobe Photo Deluxe.
  • Word Processing softwares,
  • Slope Stability Analysis Software, HG (Dos)

Last Updated : October 21st 2015