Dr. Satya Prakash Kumar (HOD, Applied Science & Humanities) (Faculty)


Dr. Satya Prakash Kumar (HOD, Applied Science & Humanities)

Assistant Professor,
Applied Science & Humanities

8169585442   |   [email protected]

Ph.D. (Geology), 2019 Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Powai, Mumbai.
M.Sc. (Tech). Geology, 2012 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
B.Sc (Hons) Geology, 2008 Patna Science College, Patna
Subject Expertise
Engineering Geology
Rock Mechanics
Area Of Research
Petrology of Indian Kimberlites and Lamproites.
Drinking Water quality of Bihar
Geochemistry, EPMA,
List Of Publications
Kumar, S.P., Shaikh, A.M., Patel, S.C., Sheikh, J.M., Behera, D., Pruseth, K.L., Ravi, S., Tappe, S. (2021) Multi-stage magmatic history of olivine–leucite lamproite dykes from Banganapalle, Dharwar craton, India: evidence from compositional zoning of spinel. Mineralogy and Petrology, doi.org/10.1007/s00710-020-00722-y
Shaikh, A.M., Kumar, S.P., Patel, S.C., Thakur, S.S., Ravi, S., Behera, D. (2018) The P3 kimberlite and P4 lamproite, Wajrakarur kimberlite field, India: mineralogy, and major and minor element compositions of olivines as records of their phenocrystic vs xenocrystic origin. Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 112 (Suppl 2), pp. S609–S624
Shaikh, A.M., Patel, S.C. , Bussweiler, Y., Kumar, S.P., Tappe, S., Ravi, S., Mainkar, D. (2019) Olivine trace element compositions in diamondiferous lamproites from India: Proxies for magma origin and the nature of the lithospheric mantle mantle beneath the Bastar and Dharwar cratons. Lithos, v. 324-325, pp. 501-518
Kumar, Satya & Patel, Suresh & Subramanian, Ravi & Pruseth, Kamal. (2017). Mineralogy of the Banganapalle lamproite, India, and spinel zonation as a record of chemical evolution during crystallisation. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-12945-2, 2017, EGU General Assembly 2017.
S, Ravi., Shaikh, Azhar.,S.C, Patel.,S.P, Kumar.,K.S, Bhaskara, Rao., (2016). Physical characteristics of diamonds from the TK4 lamproite in the Timmasamudram cluster, Wajrakarur field, southern India.International Conference on Mineral Processing Technology, Pune, Indi
Geological Society of America
European Association of Geochemistry
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