Geology – E.V. Manoj

Faculty Name E.V. Manoj
Designation Associate Professor
Email evmanoj@yahoo.com
Experience in Years  19
Academic Qualifications Academic:

  • MSc. (Geology)
  • MPhil.(Geology)

Professional:

  • Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency (Qualification to work as manager in metalliferous mines, awarded by Directorate General of Mines Safety)
  • Recognised Qualified Person Certificate (Qualification for preparing and certifying mining plans , awarded by Indian Bureau of Mines.)
Field of Research  Hydrogeochemistry
Research Profiles  Academia
Research Index
Patents, Awards & Honours
Research Projects
Research Publications
  1.  “Water Conservation”, (Published in ‘Social Welfare’ dated July-Aug-1991,Vol. XXXVIII pp 38-40 No.4-5
  2. “Dunites and Peridotites as Refractories and Flux in Steel Making” Presented in National Seminar on ‘Global Mining in 2000 and Beyond in Indian Context’ at Kanyakumari on 10 th & 11 th April 1998 organized by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and published in the seminar souvenir.
  3. “Afforestation in Mines” Presented in Workshop on ‘Basic Need for Creating and Sustaining a Clean, Safe and Congenial Work Environment’ Directorate General of Mines Safety -Tamilnadu & Kerala Mines Safety Association., Salem, 1998 and published in proceedings souvenir of the workshop.
  4. “A Mechanisation Plan For Improving Quality and Productivity in Veiniferous Magnesite Mining” Mining Engineers’ Journal, Vol.3, No.3 Oct.2001,pp 25-28.
  5. “Magnetic Separation Process as an Effective Method For Recovering Magnesite Fines From Waste” Presented in National Conference ‘CONTUR’, held at Hotel Residency Tower, Trivandrum on 23rd & 24th May 2002 by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and published in seminar volume.
  6. “Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan For a Magnesite and Dunite Mine in Chalk Hills, Salem, Tamilnadu” Presented by second author in National Seminar on “Current Environmental Problems & Management” on 1st to 3rd August 2002 held at Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala and published in seminar volume.
  7. “Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Management Plan – A Case Study of Magnesite and Dunite Mine, South India.” International Geological Correlation Programme 443 News Letter No.2 (Special Issue 2002-‘Magnesite and Talc-Geological and Environmental Correlations’) pp 21-25
  8. “Complete Mechanisation of Mining Operations as a Viable Method for Overall Improvements and Conservation of Mineral Resources in the Mining of Magnesite and High Magnesia Ultramafic Rocks from Chalk Hills, Salem, India.” Presented in Global Eco Meet “Prithvi” held in Feb 2005 at Hotel Mascot,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  9. A Prevention, Mitigation and Management Plan upon a Possible Failure of the Neyyar Dam and Consequent Flooding of the Region Under Kallikkad Panchayat, Kattakada Taluk, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala State, India. 2014, ISBN 9788192344928 (with Arul Aravind Baba JJ and Subeesh Chandran C S ) Presented by first author in Disaster, Risk and Vulnerability Conference 2014 (DRVC 2014) from 24 — 26 April 2014
  10. “കരിങ്കൽ ഖനനം – പ്രവർത്തനാനുമതിയും ഉത്തരവാദിത്തങ്ങളും” – വിജ്ഞാനകൈരളി (ഭാഷാ ഇൻസ്റ്റിറ്റ്യൂട്ട് പ്രസിദ്ധീകരണം ) 1 ഡിസംബർ 2020 , വാല്യം 52 , ലക്കം 12 Transl : “Granite Mining – Work Permit and Responsibilities” – Vignanakairali- (Language Institute Publication) 1 December 2020 Vol.52,Issue 12
Books / Chapters Published
Paper Presentations
  1.  “Dunites and Peridotites as Refractories and Flux in Steel Making” Presented in National Seminar on ‘Global Mining in 2000 and Beyond in Indian Context’ at Kanyakumari on 10 th & 11 th April 1998 organized by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and published in the seminar souvenir.
  2. “Afforestation in Mines” Presented in Workshop on ‘Basic Need for Creating and Sustaining a Clean, Safe and Congenial Work Environment’ Directorate General of Mines Safety -Tamilnadu & Kerala Mines Safety Association., Salem, 1998 and published in proceedings souvenir of the workshop.
  3. “Magnetic Separation Process as an Effective Method For Recovering Magnesite Fines From Waste” Presented in National Conference ‘CONTUR’, held at Hotel Residency Tower, Trivandrum on 23rd & 24th May 2002 by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and published in seminar volume.
  4. “Complete Mechanisation of Mining Operations as a Viable Method for Overall Improvements and Conservation of Mineral Resources in the Mining of Magnesite and High Magnesia Ultramafic Rocks from Chalk Hills, Salem, India.” Presented in Global Eco Meet “Prithvi” held in Feb 2005 at Hotel Mascot,Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Research Guideship Details
Subjects Handled  Mineralogy, Crystallography, Mineral Exploration, Mining geology, Applied Geology, Hydrogeology, Physical Geology
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken  Was Co-ordinator for Additional Skills Acquisition Programme, 2013-14 Convenor of Geoforum, Extension Activity Club of Department of Geology
Seminars / Workshops Organized  Convened two day National Seminar “Frontiers of Geo-Sciences” on 16th and 17th March ,2017- as part of sesqui – centennial celebrations of University College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Held at Edusat Classroom ,University College, Thiruvananthapuram.
Membership in Academic & Professional Bodies  Life member of Mining Engineers’ Association of India
Assigned Office Charges
  •  Geologist in Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. Nagpur, India ( Government of India Enterprise) – 1990 to 1993
  • Assistant Manager in Burn Standard Company Ltd., Salem, Tamil Nadu, India – subsidiary of Bharat Bhari Udyog Nigam Ltd. ( Government of India Undertaking) (presently SAIL Refractory Company Ltd.) 1993 to 2001
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