Dr. Uday Bhan

Associate Professor

No. Papers published in journals: 16

No. Papers presented in conferences: 10

No. Citations: 29

Academic Background (Degrees, University Name & Year of Passing):

  • B.Sc. [Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Allahabad University, 2004]
  • M.Sc. [Applied Geology, Allahabad University, 2006]
  • M.Tech [Petroleum Exploration, IIT Dhanbad (ISM), 2009]
  • Ph.D [ Geoscience Engineering, UPES 2012]

Career Graph:

  • Doctoral Research Fellow, 2009 to 2012, UPES
  • Assistant Professor, 2012 to 2018, UPES
  • Associate Professor , 2018 to Present, UPES
  • Faculty Advisor of American Association of Petroleum Geologist Student Chapter [UPES AAPG], 2012 to Present

Honours and Achievements:

  • Qualified GATE 2007, All India Rank 92
  • Country Coordinator, AAPG International, from India 2020-21
  • Ex-Officio member, AAPG Asia Pacific Region, 2020-2023
  • Instant Recognition Award 2012 & 2016 from UPES

Research:

Contribution: Executed Project on:

  • Estimation of Absolute Groundwater Temperature from Oxygen-18 Fractionation.
  • Petrographic and Isotopic Studies of the Precambrian Lesser Himalayan Clastic Sediments: Implication for their Provenances.
  • Glacio-chemical studies of Dokriani Glacier, Central Himalaya, India: Implications of solute acquisition Process. Interest: Source rock evaluation and petroleum system modelling with the help of geochemical data. Forward & backward basin modelling and hydrocarbon flow performance by using seismic, well log and petro physical data analysis. Sequence stratigraphy and depositional history analysis of sedimentary basins. Deposition of atmospheric pollutant and their chemical characterization in snow pit profile. Formation Evaluation and petro physics.

Recent Publications:

Ph.D.’s guided: 02, Ongoing 03.

  • Somenath Ganguly: Estimation of Absolute Groundwater Temperature from Oxygen-18 Fractionation. September, 2020.
  • Manju Negi: Petrographic and Isotopic Studies of the Precambrian Lesser Himalayan Clastic Sediments: Implication for their Provenances. 2019.

Consultancy Project: Porosity & Permeability measurement of given core samples from Kobra, Chattisgarh, India Funding Agency: Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL) and National Aluminum Corporation Ltd (NALCO), Govt. of India Total Fund [12 Lack INR].

Professional Memberships

  • Associate member of American Association of Petroleum Geologist, since 2013 to present.

Fellowship:

MHRD fellowship for two year M. Tech Study at IIT Dhanbad, 2007-09.

Personal interests: Geological field excursion.

School: School of Engineering

Department: Department of Petroleum Engineering and Earth sciences