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Pradhan Sarada Prasad
Pradhan Sarada Prasad Assistant Professor sppradhan.fes[at] +91-1332-284851
Areas of Interest
  • Engineering Geology & Rock Mechanics, Slope stability
  • Reservoir Geomechanics & Petroleum Geo-sciences, Reservoir Geo-mechanics, Well bore stability
  • Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, Geo-mechanical aspects of storage sites
Professional Background
2015-Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
Jan-2015May-2015Executive Engineer (Reservoir)Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd
20102014Assistant Executive Engineer (Reservoir)Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd
20092010CSIR-Junior Research FellowIIT Bombay
Honors and Awards
Young Scientist AwardCAFET Innova Technical Society 2010
Asset Manager Award for excellent performanceOil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.2012
Nominated for CSIR - Shyama Prasad Mookherjee FellowshipCSIR New Delhi2009
Co-Chaired a sessionINDOROCK-2016 Conference, Mumbai2016
Best Paper AwardGeosummit Conference (DST sponsored), Chennai2011
Educational Details
Ph.D.Engineering GeologyIIT Bombay
M.Sc.Applied GeologyIIT Bombay
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Geotechnical Investigation of Stability of Slopes around Dumripat, Koraput, OdishaIIT Roorkee2015
High resolution structural and damage zone mapping along along Rishikesh-Deoprayag, UttarakhandDST, India2016
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
National Conference on Advances in Geotechnical EngineeringAMU AligarhIGS2016
International Conference on Earth Science and EngineeringHyderabadCAFET Innova Technical Society2010
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers , Member
  • Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Membar
  • Indian Society for Rock Mechanics and Tunneling Technology , Member
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET), Member
  • CAFET INNOVA Technical Society, India, Member
  • The Society of Earth Scientists, Member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Engineering GeologyESN-407M.TechAutumn
Structral GeologyES-205M.Tech in Geological Technology, M.Tech in Geophysical Technology,Autumn
Advanced GeomorphologyESN-524M.ScSpring
Technical CommunicationESN-540M.ScSpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Rockfall analysis of slopes around DevprayagRishika Sinha
Slope stability analysis of road cut slopes around DevprayagVikas Lamba
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Slope stability investigations of road cut slopes along NH-58, Rishikesh to Devprayag Traiq Siddique O2014
Geotechinical investigations of landslides along Koraput- Rayagada railway trackAmulya Ratna RoulO2016
Geo-mechanical modeling of a hydrocarbon reservoir Krishna Chandra SundliO2016
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Landslide mitigation by modern techniquesNDMA2015
Geo-mechanical stability of wellbore, GMI International, Hyderabad, 2013SPG2013
Pressure transient analysis ONGC Ltd2013
Reservoir management of mature fields ONGC Ltd.2012
Natural gas processing including sour gas ONGC Ltd2012
Workshop on drilling and its complication in Mumbai offshore areaONGC Ltd.2013
Design and implementation of stage gate project management process for E&P projectONGC Ltd.2014
Refereed Journal Papers