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Dr. ParveenKumar|Β  Solid Earth | Best Innovation Award

Dr. ParveenKumar ,Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India

Dr. Parveen Kumar 🌍 is a distinguished Earth scientist with a Ph.D. from IIT Roorkee (2014). He has extensive research experience, currently serving as Scientist-β€˜D’ at WIHG, Dehradun. Previously, he held positions as Scientist-β€˜C’ and Scientist-β€˜B’ at WIHG. Dr. Kumar is also an honorary Assistant Professor at AcSIR, India. His expertise in geophysics is recognized globally, having conducted significant research funded by the Science and Engineering Research Board, India. He has been awarded the SERB International Research Experience Award and an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grant. Dr. Kumar has visited the USA and Germany for scholarly exchanges. πŸŒπŸ“š

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Education πŸŽ“

Dr. Parveen Kumar holds a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (2014), an M.Tech. in Applied Geophysics from Kurukshetra University (2009), and a Bachelor’s degree from Govt. P.G. College, Karnal (2006), affiliated to KUK.

Professional Experience πŸ’Ό

Dr. Kumar is currently a Scientist-β€˜D’ at WIHG, Dehradun (2023-present). He has previously served as Scientist-β€˜C’ (2018-2022) and Scientist-β€˜B’ (2015-2018) at WIHG.

Teaching Experience πŸ“š

Since 2020, Dr. Kumar has been an honorary Assistant Professor at the Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), India, teaching Ph.D. scholars and supervising dissertations and trainees.

Research Focus πŸ”

Dr. Parveen Kumar’s research primarily focuses on seismology and geophysics 🌍. He has conducted detailed studies on attenuation characteristics, seismic hazard assessment, and strong ground motion simulation. His work involves the inversion of strong-motion data to understand shear wave attenuation in the Himalayas and modeling seismic events using semi-empirical techniques. Dr. Kumar’s research also includes assessing coseismic landslide hazards and investigating the spatial variability of attenuation in the Himalayan region. His contributions significantly enhance the understanding of seismic risks and earthquake preparedness, particularly in the Kumaon and Garhwal regions of India. πŸ“ŠπŸ—ΊοΈ


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