B.Sc.(Physics), Banaras Hindu University - 1959
M.Sc.(Geophysics), Banaras Hindu University - 1961
Ph.D (Physico-Mathematical Sciences : Group-Geophysics), Leningrad State University, USSR (Presently St. Petersburg University, Russia)-1974
STA in Geological. Survey of India (GSI), Hyderabad
Scientist in National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad
Professor, Dean (Student Affairs), Head (Department of Applied Geophysics), Dean (Academic & Research), Director in Indian School of Mines (ISM)
Emeritus Professor (CSIR Emeritus Scientist), INAE Distinguished Professor in S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
Visiting Professor, Department of Physics in University of Alberta Edmonton, Canada
Leader, Fourth Scientific Indian Antarctica Expedition, Government of India
Visiting Professor (Fulbright) Department of Geology & Geophysics in University of Wisconsin, Madison Wisconsin, USA
Guest Faculty in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Sibpur, Howrah, W.B.
National Mineral Award, Dept. of Mines, Govt. of India, 1995.
Distinguished Service Award (Indian School of Mines Faculty), 1987.
Dr. Coggin Brown Gold Medal on Earth Sciences, MGMI, 1986-87.
Decennial Award, Association of Exploration Geophysicists, 1986.
Chairman, Computer Society of India, Dhanbad Chapter, 2002-03 & 2003-04
Prince Mukharramjah Endowment Lecture, Indian Geophysical Union held in Madras University in December, 2003.
Member of the Editorial Committee of The Journal of Geological Society of India, Bangalore from 2005.
Convocation Address as Chief Guest in National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar (Deemed
University) in the Convocation of 2006.
- Recipient of Distinguished Professor’s Chair by Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) in 2006.
Field of Specialization:
- Geoelectromagnetism: Electrical, Electromagnetic and Magnetotelluric (MT) Methods
- Exploration for Oil, Minerals and Ground water
- Mining Geophysics, Engineering Geophysics and Environmental Geophysics
- Interpretation of Geophysical Data (Nonlinear Inversion, Computer Simulation and Modelling)
- Deep Crustal Studies
- Exploration Antarctica
Significant recent publications:
Bhattacharya, B. B., Shalivahan and Sen, M. K., 2003, Use of VFSA for resolution, sensitivity and uncertainty analysis in 1D DC resistivity and IP inversion: Geophysical Prospecting, 51, 393-408.
Bhattacharya, Bimalendu, B., and Shalivahan, 2003, Sensitivity of Analysis of resistivity and induced polarization data for groundwater exploration: Special Issue of BHU-JAL News.
Bhattacharya, Bimalendu, B., Adhikari, S. K., and Shalivahan, 2003, Estimation of aquifer parameters in hard rocks from surface resistivity measurements: Special issue of BHU-JAL News.
Shalivahan and Bimalendu B. Bhattacharya, 2005, Electrical anisotropy of asthenosphere in a region of window to mantle underneath Eastern Indian Craton: Physics of The Earth And Planetary Interiors (PEPI) (Elsevier), 152, 43 – 61
Aparna Bera, Bimalendu B. Bhattacharya and Shalivahan, 2006, 2D Tomographic Imaging Over Mineralized Zones Using Self-Potential Data; Jl. Of Geological Society of India.
Shalivahan, Sinharay, Rajib K. and Bhattacharya, Bimalendu B., 2006, Remote reference (RR) magnetotelluric (MT) impedance estimation of wideband data using hybrid algorithm: Jl. of Geophysical Research, American Geophysical Union (in press).