ONGC - AEG Awards
for the Best Ph.D Theses in Geophysics

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. with the aim of encouraging and promoting scientific research in geophysics has sponsored the following two prizes to be awarded in each (calender) year from 1997 (to be known as ONGC-AEG Best theses awards) to the

i) Ph.D thesis recognised as the best of those awarded in the field of exploration geophysics by an Indian University.

ii)Ph.D thesis recognised as the best of those awarded in the field of development geophysics by an Indian University.

ONGC-AEG awards consists of a cash prize of Rs.50,000/- and a certificate in each category.

List of recipients (1997 - 2005)

Name

Title

Year

Dr.N.Purna Chandar Rao

Mean slip angle technique: A new approach to analysis of earthquake source mechanism data

1997

Dr.Dinesh Gupta

Geophysical exploration for Lead-Zinc occurrences in Rajasthan, India with special reference to Borehole and Pexmel methods

1997

Dr.Sukanta Roy

Geothermal studies in the Indian Shield ground temperature history and crustal thermal structure

1998

Dr.Virendramani Tiwari

Spatial and temporal changes in the gravity field - a study over Deccan Volcanic Province, India

1999

Dr.Bijendra Singh

A new method for the computation of gravity field and modelling of gravity signatures of a cenozoic rift and proterozoic collision zones of the north west and central India

2000

Dr.Labani Ray

Crustal thermal structure of the southern granulite province, India

2002

Dr.Somaditya Dutta

Enhancement of seismic data in tectonically disturbed areas of some petroliferous basins of India

2002

Dr.Laxmidhar Behera

Seismic imaging of Mahanadi delta and its tectonic significance

2003

Dr.Sandeep Kumar Gupta

Shear Velocity structure of the South Indian Crust using Teleseismic waveform Modelling

2004

Dr.S. Sri Lakshmi

Non-linear analysis and artificial neural network modelling of earthquake time series

2005

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