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E V MANOJ

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Geology
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Present Position
Assistant Professor
Experience
  • Working as faculty since 22.06.2001, in University College
  • Assistant Manager(Geology) 1993 to 2001 - Burn Standard Co.Ltd, Salem Govt. of India Undertaking(Exploration, Mining and processing of magnesite ,high-magnesia rocks and making of refractories)
  • Geologist Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. - 1990 to1993, Government of India Enterprise, Nagpur (Detailed Exploration for Coal)
Achievements Holder of
  • Second Class Mine Manager's Certificate of Competency - qualification for working as mine manager in metalliferous mines. (awarded by  Directorate General of Mines Safety, Govt. of India)
  • Recognised Qualified Person Certificate-recognition for preparing Mining Plans, Mining Schemes and Mine Closure Plans (granted by Indian Bureau of Mines, Govt. of India)
Highest Qualification
Areas of Interest Mineral Exploration, Mining,Optical Mineralogy,Hydrogeology
Field of Research
Guideship Details
Subjects Handled
Optical Mineralogy,Physical Geology,Applied Geology, Mineral Exploration
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken
Examinership : BSc & MSc Geology of Kerala University
Duties Performed
Research Projects Undertaken
Research Publications
  • “Water Conservation”,  (Published in ‘Social Welfare’ dated July-Aug-1991,Vol. XXXVIII pp 38-40 No.4-5)
  • “Dunite and Peridotite as Refractories and Flux in Steel Making” (Presented in   National Seminar on ‘Global Mining in 2000 and Beyond in Indian Context’
  • “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)
  • “Dunite and Peridotite as Refractories and Flux in Steel Making”at Kanyakumari on 10 th & 11 th April 1998 organized  by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and published in the souvenir.
  • “ A Mechanisation Plan For Improving Quality and Productivity in Veiniferous Magnesite Mining” Mining Engineers’ Journal,Vol.3,No.3 Oct.2001,pp 25-28
  • “Magnetic Separation Process as an Effective Method For Recovering Magnesite Fines From Waste” (Presented in National Conference ‘CONTUR’ 2002 held at Hotel Residency Tower, Trivandrum on 23rd & 24th May 2002 by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and Published in seminar volume.)
  • 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
  • “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 and organized by Swadeshi Science Movement.

Books Published

Paper Presentations
  • “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 and organized by Swadeshi Science Movement.
  • “Magnetic Separation Process as an Effective Method For Recovering Magnesite Fines From Waste” - (Presented in National Conference ‘CONTUR’ 2002 held at Hotel Residency Tower, Trivandrum on 23rd & 24th May 2002 by Mining Engineers’ Association of India and Published in seminar volume.)
Seminars / Workshops Organized
Seminars Attended
  • Golden Jubilee National Seminar on Challenges in Mining organised by Mining Engineers' Association of India April 2007, Hyderabad
Workshops Attended
  • Workshop on 'Natural Hazards, Disaster Mitigation and Management' in Centre for Earth Sciences Studies, Thiruvananthapuram  during 25thth Aug,2009 –26
  • National Seminar on ‘Public Private Partnership in Ground water Development and Conservation’ on28th January,2010,organized by Central Ground Water Board in Hotel Residency Tower, Thiruvananthapuram
Refresher Courses Attended
  • Refresher Course in 'Earth Sciences and Remote Sensing Applications' from 14th Nov 2009 to 5th Dec 2010 in Centre of Excellence in NRDMS of Uttarakhand, SSJ campus ,Almora,Kumaon University, Uttarakhand
Orientation Programmes Attended

Awards / Honours / Patents Conferred
Membership (s) in
  • Life member of Mining Engineers' Association of India
Consultancy Services