Name : Dr Somendra Kumar Singh
Office : Department of Geology, University of Delhi, Delhi 110007.
Phone 011-7667766, 011-7667073, Fax 011-7666295.
Residence : C-57, Upkar Apartments, Mayur Vihar Ph 1, Delhi 110091
Education : M.Sc., Ph.D.
Academic Member : Life Member – Indian Geological Congress
: Life Member – International Society for Rock Mechanics
: Life Member – Geological Society of India
: Life Member – Indian Geologists Association
: Life Member – International Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling
RESEARCH PAPERS (PUBLISHED)
¨ Fatigue and Strain Hardening Behavior of Greywacke from the Flagstaff Formation, New South Wales, 1989, Eng. Geol., 26, pp. 171-179.
¨ Relationship among Fatigue Strength, Mean Grain size and Compressive Strength of a Rock, 1988, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 21. pp. 271-76.
¨ Geology of Tillegra Dam Site, 1988, J. & Proc. Royal Soc. New South Wales, 121, 179-84.
¨ Tillegra Dam – An Environmental Assessment, 1987, J. Eng. Geol., XVIII, 3&4.
¨ Geothermal Resources of India – Scope and future utilization, International Symposium on Geothermal Resources, Nov. 88, Kumamoto & Bepu, Japan.
¨ Dip of the Strata – An important factor for soil formation, 1987, J. Geol. Soc. Ind. 30, 236-238.
¨ Groundwater resources of North Western Bihar and its Environmental Implications, 1987, J. Eng. Geol. VIII, 1&2.
¨ Groundwater status of Saran Area, Northwestern Bihar, 1987, Bull. Indo. Geol. Assn., 20(1), 41-49.
¨ Groundwater quality of Saran Area, 1989, Minetech, 10(2), 63-66.
¨ Deformational Pattern and Flattening in Folds along Krol Thrust of Garhwal Himalaya, U.G.C. Seminar on Indian Asian Plates, New Delhi.
¨ Basin classification: a new approach in engineering geomorphology, J. Eng. Geol, XXVIII. (Accepted)
¨ Geology of reservoirs: A case study from Tillegra, NSW., J. Eng. Geol, XXVIII. (Accepted).
¨ "PRITHVI" has been published by the National Book Trust, India.
¨ "Bhoojal Vigyan" is under publication.
¨ Presented a paper in the U.G.C. seminar on Himalayan Geology in Delhi University, 1987.
¨ Presented two papers in the National Symposium of the Indian Association of Engineering Geologists at Lucknow in 1987.
¨ Sent a paper at International Conference on Geothermics at Kumamoto and Bepu in Japan, 1988.
¨ Attended a DST sponsored thematic workshop at Delhi University, 1991.
¨ A paper in Seminar at DU on the landside studies at Nathpa.
¨ Convened a workshop on "Rural water supply and Sanitation" sponsored by Govt. of India.
¨ Hydrological studies of a part of coastal tract of Ganjam district, Orissa.
¨ Geotechnical investigation of Chamera II, HE Project, HP.
¨ Geotechnical investigation of Jamrani Dam Site, Near Nainital, U.P.
¨ Geotechnical feasibility of Benaras – Robertganj Highway, U.P.
¨ Stability of overburden dumps of an opencast mine of Jayant Project, Singrauli coal Fields.
¨ Geo-technical investigation of Muzaffarpur Sitamarhi Highway, Bihar.
¨ Study of channel bar sediments of river Yamuna around Delhi, 1988-89.
¨ Mechanical strength of Delhi Quartzite, 1989-90.
¨ Re-evaluation of inter-relationship between Point Load Index, Uniaxial Compressive Strength and Tensile Strength of abutment rocks of Omkareshwar Project, Madhya Pradesh, 1990-91.
¨ Engineering Geological investigation of Jamrani Dam Site, Nainital, U.P. 1992-93.
¨ Geo-technical investigation of ICHA Dam Site at Subarnarekha. 1994-95.
¨ Geo-technical investigation of Landslide at Nathpa Dam Site, HP-1996.
¨ Engineering Geological appraisal of Koel-Karo Project, Bihar. 1997-98.
¨ Engineering geological investigation of flood affected road behaviors of Baghmati basin of Peninsular India.
¨ Consultant for rock mechanics for Central Soil and Material Research Station, New Delhi.
¨ National Scholarship on the basis of matriculation result. 1971.
¨ Silver Medal for standing 1st Class, 2nd in B.Sc. Hons. 1976.
¨ ISRO Junior Research Fellowship. 1979.
¨ University of Newcastle, Australia, Research Fellowship. 1980.
¨ Department of Science and Technology, Government of India award for the book "PRITHVI". 1987.
¨ Mahadwipon Ki Daur, Feb. 1987 "Saptahik Hindustan".
¨ Magadh Express – Aankhon Dekha Hal, Aug. 1988, "Khojbeen".
¨ Sukha Aur Bhoo-Jal, Dec. 87, "Aaj".
¨ Chirkalin Prithvi Ke Exchhatra Raja, May 1988, "Aaj".
¨ Prithvi – Ek Nazar Mein, Sep. 1987, "Khojbeen".
¨ Australia – Sabse Manoram Aur Bhagyashali Desh Mahadesh, Oct. 1987, "Khojbeen".
¨ Barh – Nadi ki Kahani, Oct. 1988, "Ganga".
¨ Shristi Ka Ant, in "Kadambini".
¨ Groundwater – The Nature's Boon, Overexploited, May 1988, "People's Comment".