Dr. Mandira Agarwal

Dr. Mandira Agarwal

Distinguished Professor

 

B.Sc. (Hons) (Geology), Guwahati University, Guwahati, Assam

M.Tech. (Applied Geology), University of Roorkee,  Roorkee , Uttarakhand

M.Phil. (Geo Environment), North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya

Ph.D. (Geo Environment), North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya

 

Area of Specialization:

 

Petroleum Geology

Applied Geology

Petroleum Operation

Petroleum Exploration

Upstream Asset Management

Health, Safety and Environment in Energy Sector

Economics and Risk Management in Exploration

Mining Geology

 

Ph.D. Supervision: Three  scholars have completed:

 

Professional Training

Successfully completed    Internal Auditor Training on QMS & QMS  conducted by DET NORSKE VERITUS.

Successfully completed   Proficiency Course  Training on Modern Practices in Petroleum Exploration conducted by ONGC and Petrotech  at ONGC,

Successfully completed   Proficiency Course  Training on Drilling Technology conducted by ONGC and Petrotech at ONGC.

Successfully completed Proficiency Training on Corporate Social Responsibility: Planning and Implementation conducted by Centre  of Science & Environment at  New Delhi.

 

Research & Publications:

National & International Journal: 

Patil, P.P., Agarwal, M., Salique, M., and Mandal, C., Conversion of waste plastics to valuable  hydrocarbon products,  International Journal of Engineering, Science and Mathematics,Vol.7 Issue 4,  pp. 58-69, 2018, UGC Approved, Scopus ID: 3D9ED96C3EFA9FBD, Impact Factor for 2016: 6.765

Agarwal, M., Rampure, M., Todkar, A.,  and Sharma, P., Ethanol from maize: An Entrepreneurial Opportunity in Agribusiness, 2018, Biofuels, Taylor & Francis Group, UK,  ISSN:1759-7269,   http://doi.org/10.1080/17597269.2018.1457310,   SCOPUS Indexed Journal 

Agarwal, M., Patil, P.P. and Mandal, C., Waste Plastic: A Source of Energy – Assessment of Process Profitability, Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.27, No.06, 2018, pp.45- 51, UGC Approved Journal.

Rampure, M., Vishnu R.C., Agarwal, M.  and Soni, R.P., Hydrocarbon Accounting Using MS Access: A Value Addition Tool,  Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.26, No.12, 2017, pp.65-80, UGC Approved Journal. 

Alexander, R.T., Sharma, R., Agarwal, M.,Soni, R.P., Rawat, A. and Saxena,R., Transportation of Stranded Natural gas as Gas Hydrates,  Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.26, No.11,  2017, pp.49-51, UGC Approved Journal.

Lele,  S., Sharma, P., Agarwal, M., Srivastava, D.K. and Raina, A.,  Fracture analysis and Strike Orientation through XRMI logs, Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.26, No.09, 2017, pp.37-43, UGC Approved Journal.

Agarwal, M., Nagalia, A. and D’Souza,C., Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Unmineable Coal Seams, Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.23, No.10, August,2014, pp.29-39, UGC Approved Journal.

Deepika, A., Mattey,P., Agarwal, M. and Sharma,P., Gelled Polymers: State of art technology for water control in oil wells, Drilling & Exploration World DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.23, No.11, September,2014, pp.41-49., UGC Approved Journal 

Nagalia, A., Nagpal,A., Saripalli,S. and Agarwal, M.,  Trigen Technology, Drilling & Exploration World  DEW – The Complete Energy Journal, International Edition, Vol.22, No.06, 2013,     pp.62 – 65, UGC Approved Journal 

Sharma, M., Jain, A. and Agarwal, M.,  Good Governance Practices in Indian Energy Sector,  Excel India Publishers, New Delhi, 2012, pp.312 -330 

National / International Conferences-

Conversion of waste plastics to valuable hydrocarbon products, Presented  In  National Conference on  “Agricultural Sustainability by Cultivation of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (ASCMAP-2017)” held at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun on 18th December, 2017, Patil, P.P., Agarwal, M., Mohammed, S. and Mandal, C.,  Bestowed as   BEST PAPER . 

Agarwal, M., Ethanol from Maize : An entrepreneurial Opportunity in the Agro Business, In : 2nd Agro- supply chain conference (ASCC-2015) – Cold Chain Logistics in agriculture, 3rd October, 2015, UPES, Dehradun, organized by Centre for Infrastructure & Project Finance and Deptt. of LSCM & Operations.

Agarwal, M.,  Challenges in Supply Chain Management in Upstream Sector of Oil and Gas Industry, In : 3rd  International Conference on Management of Infrastructure held at  COMES, UPES from 6th – 7th February, 2015 

D’Souza,C, D’Souza,W. and Agarwal, M., Green Crude to Fuel the Future”, In : 2nd  International  Conference  on Management of Infrastructure Studies, 14th Feb.,2014, UPES, Dehradun.

Patel,T. ,D’Souza,W. and Agarwal, M.,  Use of Genetic Algorithm for Planning and Re-planning of Directional well, In: 3rd International conference entitled Petroleum Science  and Technology 2014 (ICPST – 2014), 3rd to 5th November, 2014,  Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Chennai. 

Agarwal, M., “Application of plasma in control & effective liberation of methane from gas hydrates”, In: National Conference  on Earth Sciences in   India: Challenges and Emerging Trends (ESICET-2013), 7- 9th Nov. 2013, Deptt. of Earth Sciences, IIT, Roorkee.

Agarwal,M., Challenges & best management practices in shale fracking, In : National Conference  on Earth Sciences in   India: Challenges and Emerging Trends (ESICET-2013), 7- 9th Nov. 2013, Deptt. of Earth Sciences, IIT, Roorkee.

Agarwal, M., “CSR – A Commitment towards Society with special reference to oil and gas industry”, In : National Conference on Paradigm for Sustainable Business: People, Planet and Profit, 8- 9 March, 2013, Department of Management Studies, IIT, Roorkee.

Agarwal, M., Enhancing CBM recovery from unmineable coal seams using Trigen Technology”, In : National Conference on Paradigm for Sustainable Business: People, Planet and Profit, 8- 9 March, 2013, Department of Management Studies, IIT, Roorkee.

Agarwal, M., and Razdan, A. “Challenges and Opportunities – Indian upstream sector”, In : International Conference on Management of Infrastructure (ICMI 2013) – Contemporary Issues & Way Forward, 15 – 16 February, 2013, College of Management and Economics Studies, UPES, Dehradun 

Rewards & Recognition : 

Received certificate for Exemplary work in CSR

Received a certificate for Exemplary work for Mentoring Foreign Students.