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Engineering Geology,Mining geology,commercial petrology,Decorative and dimensional stones,Hydrogeology

Experience in the area

20years texhing and reserch expireience in geology,enginnering geology for graduate and undergraduate students-reserch guidance,10years field exoireience conducting field camps for geology students=Presently Assistant professor in geolog


NITK-National Institute of Technology,Surathkal,Mangalore-DK,India Geology section Dept of Civil Engineering


published 70 research papers.( 4 books)- Editor in Chief-International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering -1.Engineering Geology for civil Engineers-oxford &IBH pub-1996] 2.Decorative and dimensional stones of India-CBS Pub-1997 3.Engineering Geology-Vikaspublishers2010 4.Applied Geology-Vikaspub-2010


MSC(GEOLOGY),Osmania university,India, MSC(Tech )Hydrogeology,OU,India PhD(GEOLOGY)OU,India

Awards and Honors

Distinguishing Indian Award Editor in chief-International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (

Past/Present Clients

PRESENTLY WORKING =Professor of Geology-Dept of Civil Engineering NITK-INDIA

What do you like about this subject?

Engineering Geology-geology -related areas

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

to serve readers -inform them about earth sciences

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Readers must know Earth Sciences for Every one

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Recent Answers from Dr D.Venkat Reddy

2016-08-07 MS Geological engineering:

INTRODUCTION OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY        The foundation of engineering was made by Mr.William Smith, professionally civil engineer and diverted to geology by an interest in nature. He was the first person

2016-07-13 regarding carrer:

Dear Rishabh  You first develop academical up gradation  M.Sc ,M.Tech Applied geology -best option  u can write geologis examinations conducted by UPSC  In our country geologist requirement -done by GSI-CGWB

2016-06-30 snowball garnet:

A snowball garnet (Flett, 1912) is one that contains internal surfaces (visible in thin section as discontinuous lines of inclusions of quartz, magnetite, graphite, etc.) of a characteristic form considered

2016-06-28 Identification of unusual rock:

Dear John  It is not meteorite as per visual apperance of rock image  It may be collected in river bed-  rock undergone weathering -alterations under river action became sub rounded and smooth  Quartz

2016-03-17 research:

PhD study       How to write research papers    :    by Professor Shahn Majid  The style and format of research papers varies from subject to subject (and indeed journal to journal). This guide is aimed


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