Dr. V.M. Tiwari elected as FNASc
Dr. V.M. Tiwari, Scientist, National Geophysical Research Institute(CSIR), has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India for his notable contributions in the elucidation of structure, isostatic behaviour & geodynamic models of various terrains of Indian subcontinent, and mapping of water storage changes over the Indian continent through the gravimetric studies, which are of considerable scientific importance and societal relevance. He has published several papers in reputed peer-reviewed national and international journals and has also contributed towards the exploration projects that have provided the understanding of subsurface structures vital for hydrocarbon and mineral resources. He was a member of Indian scientific expedition to Antarctica during which he initiated precise absolute gravity measurements of µGal accuracy at the Indian station, Antarctica.
Dr. Tiwari is a recipient of ONGC-AEG Best Thesis award-1998; Young Scientist Awards from: INSA (2000), UPS&T (2001), CSIR (2003); National Mineral Award-2007 (Ministry of Mines Government of India) and Krishnan Gold Medal-2008 (Indian Geophysical Union). He is a Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union and Geological Society of India.
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