PadmaRao

Dr. Padma Rao Bommoju

Scientist B, Crustal Processes (CrP)

Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Phone(Off) : 0471- 2511634

Fax : 0471-2442280

Education:

Ph.D. : 2016, Geophysics (Seismology), CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad @ AcSIR, New Delhi, India.
Thesis : Seismic Structure of the Lowermost Mantle (D" Layer) Beneath the Indian Ocean Geoid Low.
M.Sc. : 2011, Geophysics, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
B.Sc. : : 2009; Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science; Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

Professional Career:

2016 (June) - Present Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2015 (April) - 2016 (June) Inspire Fellow (DST-SRF), CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, India.
2013 (Jan) - 2015 (April) Inspire Fellow (DST-JRF), CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, India.
2012 (March) - 2012 (Dec) Project Fellow, CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, India.

Areas of Interests:

Seismology (Geophysics)

Seismic structure of the lowermost mantle.

Seismic anisotropy.

Honours/Awards/Fellowships :

  1. MoES (Ministry of Earth Science) travel grant for IAG-IASPEI Conference 2017, Kobe, Japan.
  2. Figure published on the cover page of the prestigious journal of the American Geophysical Union “Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems”. (Rao et al., 2017, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2017).
  3. Inspire Fellow (DST-SRF), India (2015-2016).
  4. Inspire Fellow (DST-JRF), India (2013-2015).
  5. Project Research Fellowship, CSIR – NGRI, India (2012).
  6. UPSC’s Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination qualified, 2014.
  7. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) qualified, 2012, 2013 and 2015.
  8. University Topper, M.Sc. (2011).
  9. Prof. Jagdeo Singh Memorial Grant, IGU, India (2010).
  10. First Rank and Merit Scholarship, B.Sc. (2006-2009).

Membership in Professional Bodies:

Member, European Geosciences Union (EGU)

Associate Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Lifetime member, Indian Geophysical Union (IGU)

Member, Association of Exploration Geophysicists (AEG)

Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) (2009-2011)

Member, Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG) (2009-2011)

Field Work Experience:

  1. Installation, maintenance and data-collection of broadband seismological stations at Arunachal Pardesh and adjoining areas (May 2015 - June 2015).
  2. Installation, maintenance and data-collection of broadband seismological stations at Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Kerala regions (One week in March 2014).
  3. Geological field work, Veldurti To Ramallakota Region, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh (2010).

Training/Conferences:

  1. 104th Indian Science Congress 2017, S.V. University, Tirupati (03-01-2017 to 07-01-2017).
  2. Matlab training programme, ESSO-NCESS, Thiruvananthapuram (26-09-2016 to 30-09-2016).
  3. Geodynamics Training Programme, IISc, Bangalore (19-09-2016 to 23-09-2016).
  4. Training on Seismic Data Processing, SPIC, ONGC, Mumbai (2010).

Projects:

  1. Insights into Indian Ocean Geoid Low: Geodynamic exploration (MoES-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, 2017 - 2020).
  2. Crustal and mantle structures and geodynamic model of Western Ghats (MoES-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, 2017 - 2020).
  3. Deep lithospheric structure across shear zones, South India (MoES-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, 2017 - 2020).
  4. Landslides and its triggering factors in the Western Ghats- an integrated geological, geotechnical and geophysical investigation (MoES-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, 2017 - 2020).
  5. Indian Ocean Geoid Low: Search for seismic signatures in the lower mantle (MoES-Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, 2011 - 2014).