Seismotectonics - Man Power

Dr. Biju John

Scientist-IV & Head of Department 

He holds M.Sc (1992) in Geology and Ph.D. (2004) in Earthquake Geology from Cochin University of Science & Technology. His field of specialization is characterization of active tectonic structures and involved in some path-breaking findings in earthquake geology. He is presently leading a team of scientists to carry out active fault and seismotectonic evaluation for in different parts of India. He has more than 50 papers to his credit came out in National and International Publications. He is also a recognized guide for PhD and MS by research at VIT University.

Dr. Yogendra Singh


He holds M.Sc (2006) in Geology from H.N.B. Garhwal University. He has more than 3 years of experience in geotechnical studies, data acquisition, data processing, geological interpretation of magneto telluric and various magnetometers data carried out at Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun. He joined NIRM in 2008. He has developed the expertise in the field of active fault studies, paleo seismology and engineering geological studies. He has received various appreciation letters from various national and international agencies for his work done in the field of active fault studies and engineering geological studies. He obtained his Ph.D from VIT, University, Vellore in 2017. He has authored over 18 papers, and published in journals and conference proceedings (National & International)