Arkoprovo Biswas

Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), India


Arkoprovo Biswas received his B.S. degree in geology from Presidency College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India, in 2002 and his M.S. degree in geological science and M.Tech. degree in earth and environmental science from IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India, in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He joined Geostar Surveys India Pvt. Ltd. as a geophysicist in 2006 and later joined WesternGeco Electromagnetics, Schlumberger, as an on-board data processing field engineer/geophysicist in 2007 and served there till 2008. In 2013, he received his Ph.D. degree in exploration geophysics from IIT Kharagpur. His main research interests include electrical and electromagnetic methods, geophysical inversion, mineral and groundwater exploration, and also solid earth geophysics. Biswas is also a Fellow of the Geological Society of India and the International Science Congress Association. He is also a Life Member of Indian Geophysical Union; an Associate Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), USA; and a Member of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), and so on.

Biography Updated on 1 January 2014

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