PANDIAN M.S Professor

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  • Department of Earth Sciences
  • School of Physical, Chemical & Applied Sciences
  • mspandian59@hotmail.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 Ph.D Applied Geology Indian School of Mines 1987
2 M.Phil Applied Geology Indian School of Mines 1984
3 M.Sc Geology Annamalai University 1981
4 M.Sc Geology Annamalai University 1981
5 B.Sc Geology Annamalai University 1979

Area of Specializaion

Economic Geology, Mineral Exploration

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer Department of Earth Sciences University of Roorkee
2 Reader Department of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University
3 Professor Department of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Lecturer Dept of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University Ore Geology
2 Reader Dept of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University Ore Geology
3 Professor Dept of Earth Sciences Pondicherry University Ore Geology

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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1 Hydrothermal activity in the basement granite associated with the unconformity-related uranium deposit in Chitrial area, Cuddapah Basin, India. Jugina Thomas, M.S.Pandian, Tresa Thomas, P.K.Thomas, S.J.Chavan, P.V.Ramesh Babu and H.S.Rajaraman Journal of Earth System Science https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-021-01593-3 2021 1.423
2 Geological, geochemical and Rb–Sr isotopic studies on tungsten mineralised Sewariya–Govindgarh granites of Delhi Fold Belt, Rajasthan, NW India. R Sivasubramaniam, S. Vijay Anand, M S Pandian and S Balakrishnan Journal of Earth System Science https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-018-1034-0 2019 1.423
3 Fluid inclusion, geochemical, Rb–Sr and Sm–Nd isotope studies on tungsten mineralized Degana and Balda granites of the Aravalli craton, NW India S. Vijay Anand, M S Pandian, S Balakrishnan and R Sivasubramaniam Journal of Earth System Science https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-018-0953-0 2018 1.104
4 Stages and formation conditions of productive mineral associations of the Dalnegorskoe borosilicate deposit (The Sikhote-Alin, Russia). V. V. Ratkin, O. A. Eliseeva, M. S. Pandian, A. A.Orekhov, M. Mohapatra, S. K. Vishnu Priya Geology of Ore Deposits v. 60, No. 8, pp. 672–684 2018 0.28
5 Late Quaternary carbonate deposits of Saurashtra, Western India: insights from petrographic analysis of OSL dated sequences Komal Sharma, Nilesh Bhatt, M S. Pandian and Dae-Kyo Cheong International Journal of Geology and Earth Sciences, v.3, No.3, pp.39-49 2017
6 Exploring stable thermoluminescence signal in natural Barite (BaSO4) for retrospective dosimetry S.K.Sharma, JuginaThomas, M.S.Pandian, P.S.Rao, R.K.Gartia and A.K.Singhvi. Applied Radiation and Isotopes v.105, pp.198–203 2015 1.123
7 Fluid inclusion study of radioactive granitoids and cherty cataclasite in the southeastern part of Nanded district, Maharashtra: implication for urani Rahul Banerjee, K. Shivkumar, Tresa Thomas, Jugina Thomas and M.S.Pandian Journal of Applied Geochemistry v.16, pp.361-380 2014
8 Role of hydrothermal activity in uranium mineralisation in Palnad Sub-basin, Cuddapah Basin, India. P.K. Thomas, Tresa Thomas, Jugina Thomas, M.S. Pandian, Rahul Banerjee, P.V. Ramesh Babu, Shekhar Gupta and Rajiv Vimal Journal of Asian Earth Sciences v.91, pp.280-288 2014 3.059
9 Bivin Geo George, N. Shalini, M. S. Pandian, Vinai K. Rai, Rajneesh Bhutani and S. Balakrishnan Strontium and sulphur isotopic constraints on the formation of the Mangampeta barite deposit, Cuddapah basin. Current Science v.105, pp. 500-504 2013 0,756
10 A note on the occurrence of barite rosettes in Srisailam Formation, Cuddapah basin, Andhra Pradesh, India. Rajaraman, H.S., Niranjan Kumar, S. Ramesh Kumar, K. Chavan, S.J., Achar, K.K., Ramesh Babu, P.V. and Pandian, M.S. Exploration and Research for Atomic Minerals v.22, pp.153-157 2012 0.22
11 Degana (Rajasthan, India) and Tigrinoe (Primorye, Russia) Tungsten and Tin–Tungsten Deposits: Composition of Mineral Forming Fluids and Conditions o Krylova, T. L., Pandian, M. S., Bortnikov, N. S., Vijay Anand. S., Gorelikova, N. V., Gonevchuk, V. G., and Korostelevc, P.G. Geology of Ore Deposits v. 54, No. 4, pp. 276–294 2012 0.28
12 Variable range hopping mechanism in band-tail states of irradiated feldspars: a study by time-resolved pulsed IRSL Morthekai, P., Jugina Thomas, Pandian, M. S., Balaram, V. and Singhvi, A. K. Radiation Measurements v.47, pp.857-863 2012 1.369
13 EPR characteristics of quartz from tungsten deposits at Degana and Balda, Rajasthan, India. Vijay Anand, S., Pandian, M.S., Ravikumar, R.V.S.S.N. & Sambasiva Rao, P. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids v.167, No.3, pp. 163-169 2012 0.536

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Study on the Genesis of Barite and Chrysotile Mineralization in Vempalle Formation, Cuddapah Basin, Andhra Pradesh SERB 2020-2023 29.3 2020

Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Magmatic and hydrothermal processes of uranium mineralisation in Rasimalai alkaline complex, Tamil Nadu BRNS 2016-2020 29.22 2016
2 Genesis of the world class skarn wollastonite deposit at Belkapahar, Rajasthan SERB 2014-2017 14.09 2014
3 • Indo-Russian joint research project “Genesis of world class skarn deposits in Sikhote Alin Fold Belt, Far East (Russia) and Aravalli craton, Rajasthan (India)” DST and RFBR 2012-2015 14.0 2012
4 • Indo-Russian joint research project “Comparison of fluid circulation processes in granite intrusion-related environments: development of models for economic evaluation of granite-related hydroth DST and RFBR 2009-2011 7.4 2009
5 Modeling of fluid processes in the unconformity-type uranium mineralization in Srisailam and Palnad Sub-basins of Cuddapah basin, Andhra Pradesh BRNS 2009-2012 19.5 2009
6 Geological and geochemical studies on tourmaline leucogranite magmatism and associated tungsten mineralisation in Sewariya-Govindgarh areas of Rajasthan, India DST 2000-2003 15
7 Geochemical studies on alkaline magmatism and molybdenum mineralisation in Elagiri Hills and adjoining areas, Tamil Nadu: significance in Late Proterozoic crustal evolution of Southern granulite CSIR 2000-2003 8
8 EPR spectroscopic study of quartz associated with tungsten, molybdenum and gold deposits in India: effect of gamma irradiation and significance in mineral exploration DST 2007-2010 24

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

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Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Jugina Thomas 23-07-2010 Hydrothermal processes in the formation of unconformity-related uranium deposits in Srisailam and Palnad Sub-basins, Cuddapah Basin, Andhra Pradesh, India YES 21-11-2013 YES 22-12-2014
2 N. Shalini 07-07-2008 Hydrothermal processes in the formation of bedded barite deposit at Mangampeta, Andhra Pradesh, India YES 03-09-2015 YES 16-09-2016
3 S. Vijay Anand 02-08-2006 Fluid inclusion and EPR spectroscopic study of quartz from mineralized veins and geochronological study of granites associated with tungsten deposits at Degana and Balda, Rajasthan, India YES 24-09-2012 YES 25-04-2013
4 R. Sivasubramaniam 01-11-2000 Geology and geochemistry of granites and associated tungsten mineralisation in Govindgarh-Sewariya area along western margin of South Delhi Fold Belt, Rajasthan, India YES 14-11-2005 YES 28-02-2007

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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E-Lecture Details

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Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 Lecture series on Ore Genesis 3 hours x 4 days Professional geologists alumni of the Dept of Earth Sciences 21-05-2020
2 Tutorial exercise series on :Geoexploration 2 hours x 5 days M.Sc final year and Integ. M.Sc final year Applied Geology 05-05-2020
3 Lecture series on Precambrian of India 2 hours x 5 days M.Sc 1st year and Integ. M.Sc 4th year Applied Geology 07-05-2020
4 Lecture series on Geoexploration 2 hours x 8 days M.Sc final year and Integ. M.Sc final year Applied Geology 15-05-2020
5 Lecture series on Indian Mineral Deposits 2 hours x 7 days M.Sc final year and Integ. M.Sc final year Applied Geology 26-05-2020
6 Guidance on M.Sc Project 2 hours x 10 days M.Sc final year and Integ. M.Sc final year Applied Geology 10-05-2020

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 Base metal deposit types and ore forminsg processes Refresher course on Base Metal Genesis and Host Rock Petrology Geological Survey of India Training Institute, Hyderabad National 17-07-2020 17-07-2020 2020
2 Ore deposit types and ore forming processes Refresher course on Ore Petrology Geological Survey of India Training Institute, Hyderabad National 22-04-2019 23-04-2019 2019
3 World class mineral deposits 1st Annual on Geological and Earth Sciences (GEOS 2012)Conference Global Science and Technology Forum, Singapore International 03-12-2012 04-12-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Member, Apex Exploration Research Advisory Committee Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of Ind 2016 onward Advisory Committee of AMD
2 Co-opted Member,, Programme Advisory Committee in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences SERB, New Delhi 2015 to 2018 Advisory Committee to SERB
3 Co-Opted Member, Expert Committee in Earth & Atmospheric Sciences SERB, New Delhi 2018 to 2021 Advisory Committee of SERB

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Society of Economic Geologists, Colorado, USA Fellow 2014
2 International Association on the Genesis of Ore Deposits, Freiberg, Germany Member 2012
3 Mineralogical Society of India, Mysore Fellow 2001
4 Indian Geological Congress, Roorkee Fellow 2000
5 Geological Society of India, Bangalore Fellow 1997

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head i/c, Department of Earth Sciences 21.12.1994 to 27.8.1997 Development of the newly established Department, framing and conduct of M.Sc programme
2 Head, Department of Earth Sciences 9.12.2004 to 8.12.2010 Development of the Department and conduct of acedemic programmes
3 Head, Department of Earth Sciences 9.12.2013 to 23.1.2017 Development of the Department and conduct of academic programmes
4 Head, Educational Multimedia Research Centre 1.7.2013 to 31.5.2017 Development of newly established EMRC
5 Dean i/c, School of Media and Communication 10.2.2011 to 27.2.2013; and 1.7.2013 to 24.9.2014 In-charge of academic departments of the School
6 Dean, School of Physical, Chemical and Applied Sciences 1.8.2019 onward Development of academic departments and conduct of acdemic programmes under the School

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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1 Academician Nikolay S. Bortnikov Director Institute of ore geology, petrography, mineralogy and geochemistry (IGEM RAS), Moscow INTERNATIONAL Collaborative research project jointly funded by DST and RFBR 14-08-2009 13-11-2011 30-10-2009 15-11-2009 Understanding the hydrothermal processes and genesis of granite related Sn-W deposits in Rajasthan, India and in Sikhote-Alin, far East Russia.
2 Academician A.I.Khanchuk Director Far east Geological Institute (FEGI-RAS), Vladivostok INTERNATIONAL Collaborative research project jointly funded by DST and RFBR 09-11-2012 31-03-2015 18-06-2013 04-07-2013 Understanding the hydrothermal processes and genesis of skarn borosilicate deposit at Dlanegorke, Far East Russia and skarn wollastonite deposit at Belkapahar, Rajasthan, India

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

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