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Dr. Santiswarup Sahoo

Santiswarup Sahoo Name : Dr.   Santiswarup Sahoo
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (IIT Kanpur)
Phone No. : +91- 9616458048
E-mail ID : sahoosantiswarup(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Active Tectonics
  • Paleoseismology
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Structural Geology
  • Aerial Photography
  • Remote Sensing and GIS
  • Ore Geology
  • Geomorphology
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Ms. Bhagyashree Sahoo 2019 Flood simulation in Parts of Cuttack city using Space Inputs
      2 Mr. Sridhar Sahu 2018 Active Tectonics Study in Parts of Northeast Himalya
      3 Mr. Jitunandan Pradhan 2017 3D Modeling of Bhubeneswar City & Its Environ:A Remote Sensing Approach
      4 Ms. Alisha Mohapatra 2016 Active Tectonics Study in Parts of NW Himalaya: A Morphometric Approach
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Malik, Javed N., Naik, Sambit P., Sahoo, Santiswarup., Okumura, Koji., Mohanty, Asmita., 2016, Paleoseismic evidence of the 1505 CE (?) and 1803 CE earthquakes from the foothill zone of the Kumaon Himalaya along the Himalayan frontal thrust (HFT), India, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.07.026
      2 Sahoo, S., Malik, J.N., 2017, Active fault topography along Kangra Valley Fault in the epicentral zone of 1905 Mw7.8 earthquake NW Himalaya, India, Quaternary International,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2017.03.020
      3 Malik, J. N., Gadhavi, M. S., Satuluri, S., Kumar, S., Sahoo, S., Vikrama, B., Unravelling the hidden truth from Vigukot in the Great Rann of Kachchh, western India by surface and sub-surface mapping, Current Science (2017), Vol, 113
      4 Malik, J.N., Shah, A., Naik, S.P., Sahoo, S., Okumura, K. and Patra, N.R., 2014. Deflection of Dabka and Baur River in frontal zone of Himalaya: Evidence of lateral propagation of active fault and related folding, foothill zone of Kumaun Himalaya, India, Current Science, v. 106, No. 2, 2014.
      5 Malik, J.N., Sahoo, S., Satuluri, S., and Okumura, K., 2015. Active Fault and Paleoseismic Studies in Kangra Valley: Evidence of Surface Rupture of a Great Himalayan 1905 Kangra Earthquake (Mw 7.8), Northwest Himalaya, India. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America. Vol. 105, pp. 2325-2342.
      6 S, Arora, J.N. Malik, S Sahoo (2019) Paleoseismic evidence of a major earthquake event(s) along the hinterland faults: Pinjore Garden Fault (PGF) and Jhajra Fault (JF) in northwest Himalaya, India. Tectonophysics, Vol.757, pp 108-122. doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2019.01.001 2019-20
    2. National Publications:
      1 Sahu, S.,Sahoo,S.,Pradhan,J.,Panda.A.,Ratha.B.K.,(2019)Active Tectonics Study in Parts of Northeast Himalaya, VISTAS IN GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH(ISBN:978-93-5351-340-5),Special Publication in Geology(17),February 2019,pp.88-97. 2019-20
      2 Pradhan, J.,Sahoo, S.,Mohanty, A.,Ratha,B.K.,(2018) 3d Modelling of Bhubaneswar City & Its Environ:A Remote Sensing Approach, VISTAS IN GEOLOGICAL RESEARCH (ISBN: 81-900907-0-4), U.U.Special Publication in Geology (16), February 2018, pp.90-95. 2018-19
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    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 Sahoo, S., Malik, J. N., and Okumura K., 2013, Active Fault study in Kangra Valley, NW Himalaya, India, AOGS, Brisbane, Australia.
      2 Malik, J. N., and Sahoo, S., 2011, Preliminary study on active faults around Mandi region, NW Himalaya, India, International Geoscience Program (IGCP), Gandhinagar, India.
      3 Okumura, K., Malik, J. N., Dikshit, O., Kato, I., Sahoo, S., Pasari, S., Mohanty, A., Takemoto, H., 2012, Preliminary study on active fault in Kangra valley, NW Himalaya, India, Japan Geoscience Union (JGU), Tokyo.
      4 Malik, J. N., Okumura, K., Sahoo, S., Mohanty, A., Naik, S. P., 2013, Evidence of Right Lateral strike slip fault in Kangra Valley, India, American Geophysical Union (AGU), San Francisco, USA.
      5 Sahoo, S., Malik, J. N., 2014, Traces of Right Lateral Strike-slip Active Fault from the Kangra Valley, NW Himalaya, India, European Geosciences Union (EGU), Vienna, Austria.
      6 Sahoo, S., Malik, J. N., Okumura, K., Pasari, S., Dikshit, O., 2014,  Active Fault and Paleoseismic investigations in the Kangra Valley, NW Himalaya, India, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS), Sapporo, Japan.
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  1. Workshops:
    1 Workshop on “Earthquake related Disasters” organised by Z.H. College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in April, 2012.
    2 Training workshop on “Active Fault Mapping and paleoseismology” organised by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur in October, 2015.
    3 International workshop on “Geodynamics of the Himalayan Arc: Knowledge update from the April 25, 2015 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake” organised by Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi in January, 2016.
    4 UGC sponsored Refresher Course in the subject RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN BASIC SCIENCEheld during 19th August 2019 to 1stSeptember 2019.
    5 Orientation Programme Organised by UGC Human Resource Development Centre on the theme HIGHER EDUCATION FOR SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION from 24th November 2017 to 21stDecember 2017.
  2. Seminars:
    1 National Seminar on “Earth Science Researches: New Horizons” organized by Department on Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on17th February, 2019.
    2 National Seminar on “Frontiers in Earth Science Researches” organized by Department on Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on11th February,2018.
    3 National Seminar on “Earth Resources: Development And Management” organized by Department on Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on11th February,2017.
    4 National Seminar on “Geological processes and Products: Retrospect and Prospect” organized by Department on Geology, Utkal university, Bhubaneswar on 23rd January, 2016.
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  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Verifying officer for P.G. Admission since 2016-17
    2 Verifying officer for Ph.D.Coursework since 2018-19
    3 Centre Superintendent for P.G.Semester Examination since 2019
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 As Joint Organizing Secretary of National Seminar on EARTHSCIENCE RESEARCHES:NEW HORIZONS by P.G. Dept. of Geology & Alumni Association, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar on 17th February,2019.
1 Teaching Assistant from July 2009 to July 2014 at Department of Civil engineering, IIT Kanpur
2 Verifying officer for P.G. Admission since 2016-17
3 Verifying officer for Ph.D.Coursework since 2018-19
4 Centre Superintendent for P.G.Semester Examination since 2019