ARCHANA M NAIR

 

IIT Guwahati



Dr. Archana M Nair

Associate Professor


Dept. of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology

Guwahati - 781039, India



CONTACT



Email: nair.archana@iitg.ac.in

Phone: 91 361 258 3338

             91 361 258 4227


Webpage:

www.iitg.ac.in/nair.archana



RESEARCH INTERESTS



Remote Sensing in Planetary Exploration

Rock Physics Modeling

Groundwater hydrology

Isotope Hydrology

Critical Zone and Near Surface Geophysics

Quantitative Geomorphology


PHD STUDENTS



Bhuvaneswari Devi A

Siddarth Garia

Adnan Ahmad

Arnab Kumar Pal

Uma Narayan M

Katre Shreya Shrikant

Sourav Kumar

Dhritilekha Deka

Madhusmita Nanda


AFFILIATIONS

(Professional)



American Geophysical Union


Society of Petroleum Geologists


Society of petroleum and well

logging analysis


Indian Society of Remote Sensing

 

Professional Experience


Associate Professor (2021 - )

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.


Assistant Professor (2015 - 2021)

Department of Civil Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati.


Scientist

National Centre for Earth Science Studies (NCESS)

(Dept. of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India)

Thiruvananthapuram


Petrophysicist

Shell Technology India, Bangalore



Academic Record


Ph.D. (Spectroscopy, Remote Sensing, Planetary Exploration):

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.


Thesis Title: Reflectance and Thermal Emission Spectroscopy of Terrestrial Rocks for Spectral Remote Sensing and Image Analysis


M.Tech (GIS, Remote Sensing, Hydrogeology):

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India.

Thesis Title: Remote Sensing and GIS for Hydrogeological Studies in Panvel Basin, Maharashtra


M.Sc.Tech (Applied Geology)

Indian School of Mines (IIT-ISM Dhanbad), Dhanbad, India.



Publications (selected)


Adnan Ahmad and Archana Nair (2021) Landform evolution of Tharsis Montes and Olympus Mons of Mars: Insights from morphometric, lypsometric and chronologiv evidences. Journal of Earth System Science (in press). Publisher: Springer


Garia, S., Pal, A.K., Ravi, K. and Nair, A.M. (2021) Laboratory assessment on factors controlling the acoustic properties of carbonates: A case study from Bombay offshore. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2021.108607. Publisher: Elsevier


Garia, S., Pal, A.K., Ravi, K. and Nair, A.M., (2019). A comprehensive analysis on the relationships between elastic wave velocities and petrophysical properties of sedimentary rocks based on laboratory measurements. Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology, 9:1869–1881. DOI:10.1007/s13202-019-0675-0. Publisher: Springer


Archana M Nair and G. Mathew (2017) Geochemical modelling of Terrestrial Igneous Rock Compositions using Laboratory Thermal Emission Spectroscopy with an overview on its applications to Indian Mars Mission, Planetary and Space Science Vol. 10, pp 62-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2017.04.009. Publisher: Elsevier


Archana M Nair and George Mathew (2014) Effect of bulk chemistry in the spectral variability of igneous rocks in VIS-NIR region: Implications to Remote Compositional Mapping." Int. Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 30, 227–237. Publisher: Elsevier


Archana M Nair and George Mathew (2012) Lithological discrimination of the Phenaimatha mafic- ultramafic complex, Gujarat, India using the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER ) Int. Journal of Remote sensing. DOI:10.1080/01431461.2011.591441. Publisher: Taylor & Francis