NURUL ABSAR N Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • na_alig@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Geology and Geochemistry of Paleoproterozoic Gwalior Group Sediments, Bundelkhand Craton, Central India: Implications for Provenance, Depositional Environment, Tectonic Setting And Evolutionary Trend Of Upper Continental Crust Aligarh Muslim University 2006
2 PG dip. Hydrogeology Hydrogeology Aligarh Muslim University 1997
3 M.Sc Geology Aligarh Muslim University 1996
4 B.Sc (H) Geology, Physics, Mathemetics Aligarh Muslim University 1994

Area of Specializaion

Precambrian Geology, Isotope Geochemistry, Sedimentology, Uranium metallogeny

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Certificate of Reviewer Excellence NATIONAL Indian Academy of Sciences 2017 Nil
2 Prof J.S.R. Krishna Rao- Dr. R. Dhanaraju medal NATIONAL Indian Association of Applied Geochemists (ISAG), Hyderabad, India 2016 na

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Department of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Junior Research Fellow Geochemistry Division National Geophysical Research Institute, CSIR, Hyderabad Low Temperature Geochemistry
2 Scientific Officer-C Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration & Research Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India Uranium Exploration, Geochemistry, Precambrian Geology
3 Scientific Officer-D Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration & Research Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India Uranium Exploration, Geochemistry, Sedimentology
4 Assistant Professor Department of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University Precambrian geology, Isotope Geochemistry, Uranium metallogeny, Ore Geology, Sedimentology

Industry Experience

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Elemental and Sr-Nd isotopic geochemistry of Mesoproterozoic sedimentary successions from NE Lesser Himalaya, northern India: Implications for Protero Shaik A. Rashida, Shamshad Ahmada, Sunil K. Singh, Nurul Absar Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 163, 235–248 2018 2.905
2 C, O, Sr and Nd isotope systematics of carbonates of Papaghni sub-basin, Andhra Pradesh, India: Implications for genesis of carbonate-hosted stratifor Absar, N., Nizamudheen, B.M., Augustine, S., Managave, S., Balakrishnan, S. Lithos 263, pp. 88-100 2016 4.364
3 Petrography, clay mineralogy and geochemistry of clastic sediments of Proterozoic Bhima Group, Eastern Dharwar Craton, India: Implications for provena Absar, N., Nizamudheen, B.M., Augustine, S. Journal of Applied Geochemistry 18, pp. 237-250 2016 Indexed
4 Petrography and mineral chemistry of U-Th mineralized lithounits of the Gwalior basin, Gwalior dist., M.P. with a special emphasis on hydrothermal alt Roy, M., Absar, N., Roy, A.K., Rai, S.D., Bist, V., Bhairam, C.L., Parihar, P.S. Exploration and Research for Atomic Minerals 25, pp. 33-52 2015 Indexed
5 Petrology and geochemistry of greywackes of the ~1.6 Ga Middle Aravalli Supergroup, northwest India: evidence for active margin processes Absar, N.,& Sreenivas, B. International Geology Review 57(2), pp. 134-158 2015 2.262
6 Discussion on “Chloritization and its Bearing on Uranium Mineralization in Madyalabodu Area, CuddapahDistrict, Andhra Pradesh" N. Absar Journal of Geological Society of India 84, pp.281-291 2014 0.479
7 Discussion on "Geochronological (Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd) Studies on Intrusive Gabbros and Dolerite Dykes from parts of Northern and Central Indian Cratons: I N. Absar Journal of Geological Society of India 81, pp.438-442 2013 0.479
8 Pb, Sr, Nd isotope systematics of chemical sediments of Paleoproterozoic Gwalior Group, Bundelkhand craton, Central India: Implications for age and Pr Absar N., Raza M., Roy, M., Pandey, B.K., Roy, A.K., Veena Krishna, Pandey,U.K. Exploration and Research for Atomic Minerals 20, pp. 73-96 2010 Indexed
9 Occurrence of Proterozoic black shale hosted uranium mineralisation in Tal group, Himachal Pradesh Rawat, T.P.S., Joshi, G.B., Basu, B., Absar, N. Journal of Geological Society of India 75, pp 709-714 2010 0.479
10 Composition and weathering conditions of Paleoproterozoic upper crust of Bundelkhand Craton, Central India: Records from geochemistry of clastic sedim Absar N., Raza M., Roy, M., Naqvi, S.M., Roy A.K. Precambrian Research 168, pp. 313-329 2009 4.657

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Sr and Nd isotope systematics and Pb-Pb step wise leaching of Banded Hematite Quartzites from Morar Sub Group, Gwalior Basin M.P. : Implications on th Veena Krishna, Absar, N., Sastry, D. V. L. N. and Nayak, S. Proc. of 12th ISMAS Symposium cum Workshop on Mass Spectrometry. Cidade de Goa, Dona Paula, Goa. Paper No. CP-8 2007

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Trace, Rare-Earth Elements and C, O Isotope Systematics of Carbonate Rocks of Proterozoic Bhima Group, Eastern Dharwar Craton, India: Implications for Nurul Absar, Mohd Qaim Raza, Sminto Augustine, Shreyas Managave, D. Srinivasa Sarma and S. Balakrishnan M. E. A. Mondal (ed.), Geological Evolution of the Precambrian Indian Shield, Society of Earth Scientists Series Springer 2018 978-3-319-89698-4
2 Preliminary geochemical exploration for uranium and polymetallic mineralization along Jamual-Markundi Fault at Maham, Sonbhadra dist., Uttar Pradesh. Bhattacharya, D., Mathur, D.K., Absar, N., Parihar, P.S. Contributions to Geochemistry, Memoir of Geological Soc. India, 73 Geological Society of India 2008 978-81-85867-90-8

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 National Seminar on Dynamics of Surface and Subsurface Geological Processes Rajneesh Bhutani, S. Balakrishan, Nurul Absar, K. Srinivasmoorthy, K.N.Kusuma Excell India Publishers 2018 978-93-86724-39-7

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Geochemical and isotopic investigation of Meso-neoproterozoic Bhima Group sediments, Eastern Dharwar craton and their bearing on Proterozoic crustal evolution and sea water composition SERB-DST 2013-2017 20.74 lakhs 2017
2 Integration of a well structured data base such as ground geqlogical geophysical / geochemical and borehole lithologs to create a valuable 2D and 3D pool of geological information on Sonari Basin AMD/Dept. of Atomic Energy 2007-2008 Inhouse project 2008
3 Geochemical, geochronological and petrological studies with reference to lithostructural attributes of mineralized rocks of Gwalior basin to understand the Control and genesis of mineralization in AMD/Dept. of Atomic Energy 2001-2002 Inhouse project 2002
4 Petromineralogical gochemical and geochronological characterisation of Bundelkhand Granitoids and intrusive felsic dykes near the unconformity withthe overlying cover rocks of Gwalior Group between AMD/Dept. of Atomic Energy 2000-2001 Inhouse project 2001

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 M.SC 2 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
2 2017 M.SC 4 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
3 2016 M.SC 3 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
4 2015 M.SC 2 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
5 2015 M.TECH 1 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
6 2014 M.SC 2 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
7 2014 M.TECH 1 Dept.of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
8 2013 M.SC 3 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
9 2013 M.TECH 1 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
10 2012 M.TECH 1 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
11 2012 M.SC 3 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University
12 2011 M.SC 2 Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded
1 Mohd Qaim Raza Metallogenesis of uranium and copper deposits of Eastern Dharwar craton
2 Sminto Augustine Geochemical and isotopic study of carbonates of Meso-neoproterozoic Bhima Group, Eastern Dharwar craton
3 Nizamudheen B.M. Geochemical and isotopic study of clastic sediments of Meso-neoproterozoic Bhima Group, Eastern Dharwar craton

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Discovery of tuffaceous bed in Halkal Formation of Proterozoic Bhima basin: Possible candidate for MoES sponsored brain storming workshop: Precambrain Geochronology and geodynamics of the India Shield CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute National 24-02-2015 25-02-2015 2015

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Indian Association of Sedimentologists, Aligarh Life fellow 2012
2 The Society of Earth Scientists, Lucknow Fellow, F/249 2008
3 Geological Society of India, Bangalore Life fellow, LM-1336 2000
4 Indian Society of Applied Geochemists, Hyderabad Life member 1998

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator, Earth Sciences Research Forum 2015-17 Organising seminar talks for Thursday Colloquia Programme, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Pondicherry University

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Institution/Industry Nature of Collaboration Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
1 Bulusu Sreenivas CSIR - National Geophysical Research Institute Research Research in the field of oxygenation of Precambrian Ocean- Atmosphere system, Stable (C-O-S) isotope Geochemistry
2 Dr. D. Srinivasa Sarma CSIR - National Geophysical Research Institute Research Research in the field of Precambrian crustal evolution and metallogeny in Eastern Dharwar craton
3 Dr. S. A. Rashid Depart of Geology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Research Research In the field of Geology and Evolution of Proterozoic Lesser Himalaya
4 Dr. Minati Roy AMD/Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, Hyderabad Research Collaborative Research in Uranium metallogeny
5 Mrs. Sikta Patnaik AMD/Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, Bangalore Research Collaborative Research in Uranium metallogeny of Eastern Dharwar craton, C-O isotope systematics of hydrothermal calcites
6 Dr. Sushanta Sarangi Dept of Applied Geology, IIT(ISM), Dhanbad Research Collaborative research on ore forming process and Precambrian carbonate sedimentation

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