Dr. Prabhat  Diwan

Department Applied Geology
Designation Professor and Dean (Research & Consultancy), NIT Raipur
Educational Qualification M.Tech. (1989); Ph.D. (1994)
E-Mail pdiwan.geo@nitrr.ac.in ; dean_rnc@nitrr.ac.in
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Areas of Interest

Structural Geology & Tectonics and Economic Geology.


Recent Publications (2018 Onwards ...)

1. Identification Of Iron Oxides Minerals In Western Jahajpur Region, India Using Aviris-Ng Hyperspectral Remote Sensing https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-233-2018

2. Identification And Measurement of Deformation Using Sentinel Data And Psinsar Technique In Coalmines Of Korba  https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-427-2018

3. Deformation Monitoring In And Around The National Capital Region Of India Using Dinsar Technique https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-5-433-2018

4. Comparative Evaluation Threshold Parameters of Spectral Angle Mapper (SAM) for Mapping of Chhabadiya Talc Minerals, Jahajpir, Bhilwara, India using Hyperion Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8962269/proceeding

5. Petrography, XRD Analysis and Identification of Talc Minerals near Chhabadiya village of Jahajpur region, Bhilwara, India through Hyperion Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Data https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8962269/proceeding

6. Lithological Mapping using Digital Image Processing Techniques on LANDSAT 8 OLI Remote Sensing Data in Western Jahajpur, Bhilwara, Rajasthan https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8962269/proceeding

7. Evaluation of ASTER TIR data based lithological indices in parts of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh State, India https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9949-8

8. Analysing linear relationships ofLST with NDVI and MNDISI using various resolution levels of Landsat 8 OLI and TIRS data https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-32-9949-8

9. Comparative Evaluation of AVIRIS-NG and Hyperion Hyperspectral image for Talc Mineral Identification https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-13-9364-8_7

10. Analytical study of seasonal variability in land surface temperature with normalized difference vegetation index, normalized difference water index, normalized difference built-up index, and normalized multiband drought index https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JRS.13.024518

11. Studies on Deformation characteristics of Conglomerate along Jonk River, Sonakhan, Balodabazaar District, Chhattisgarh https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12594-019-1127-7

12. Monitoring LST-NDVI Relationship Using Premonsoon Landsat Datasets  https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/4539684

13. Hydrothermally Altered Minerals and Gossans using Hyperspectral data in Eastern Kumaon Himalaya, India https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acags.2021.100054

14. Petrography and Mineral Chemistry of Mafic Metavolcanics of Baghmara Formation (Sonakhan Group), Raipur District, Chhattisgarh : Deshmukh, S.D., Hari, K.R. and Diwan, P. ; Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research (ISSN: 2394-2630) ; Vol 7 (3), pp. 229-237 ; 3 April, 2020.

Other Info.

1. Secured University Gold Medal (1989) in M.Tech. (Applied Geology) Examinations of Sagar University.


2. Served as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) and Senior Research Fellow (SRF) in DST (SERC)-Sponsored Reaserch Project (1990-1995), Dept. of Applied Geology, Sagar University.


3. Research Project: Principal Investigator (PI) for AICTE -TAPTEC Research Project on “Sustainable Development of Mineral & Groundwater Resources in Chhattisgarh - Geological Assessment of Problem Dimensions Using Remote Sensing and Satellite Image Processing”


4. Doctoral Thesis (i) Supervised: 05 (ii) Ongoing: 02


5. M. Tech. Dissertations Supervised : 27


6. Head, Dept. of Applied Geology, National Institute of Technology Raipur, Raipur (CG), India from Aug., 2008 to Aug., 2021.


7. Dean (Students’ Welfare), National Institute of Technology Raipur, Raipur (CG), India from Dec., 2016 to Aug., 2021.


8. Dean (Research & Consultancy), National Institute of Technology Raipur, Raipur (CG), India since Aug., 2021.