Ashutosh Chamoli - Department of Earth Sciences,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Ashutosh Chamoli
Ashutosh Chamoli Assistant professor a.chamoli@es.iitr.ac.in 01332-284790
Areas of Interest
  • Geophysical Signal Processing and Modeling, Spectral analysis and Wavelets' applications, Fractals, Potential field data: modeling and interpretation, Source identification using Scaling approaches, Transient Deformation modeling, Hydrological Loading effects
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2014-01-01OngoingAssistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
2011-01-013 years Assistant ProfessorAcSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad
2009-01-015 years Scientist [Gr IV(2)]CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad
2006-01-013 years Scientist B [Gr IV(1)]CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2020-08-31OngoingAssistant Professor, IIT Roorkee, IndiaIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2018-01-01OngoingChief Warden, Rajendra BhawanDOSW, IIT Roorkee
2015-01-013 years Warden, Rajendra BhawanDOSW, IIT Roorkee
2020-08-31OngoingScientist, CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, IndiaIndian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2015-01-01OngoingO.C. (Examination)Dept. of Earth Sciences
2020-08-31OngoingAssistant Professor, AcSIR- NGRI, Hyderabad (2011-14)Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Invited member-Committee on International Participation (2014 to present)American Geophysical Union (AGU), USA2014
IUSSTF Research Fellowship Award (for one year)Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, New Delhi2020
Top-50 most cited article -Chamoli et al., Computer & Geosciences, 2007ELSEVIER2011
Gold medalist in M.Sc.(Tech.)BHU, Varanasi2003
Gold medal for the first prize in Geoscience-Quiz International conference of SPG2006
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
PhDGeophysicsNational Geophysical Research Institute and Osmania University, Hyderabad2009
M.Sc.(Tech.)GeophysicsBanaras Hindu University, India 2003
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Assessment of deformation due to Hydrological loading in Indo-Gangetic plain and Garhwal- Kumaon HimDST-NRDMS, Delhi2019-01Ongoing
Understanding the Crustal configuration of Garhwal-Kumaon Himalaya using Gravity and Magnetic studieDST-SERB (Extra-mural)2017-01Ongoing
Geological and Geophysical characteristics of the fault zones in the Central Seismic Gap, Garhwal-KuDST-FIST2015-01Ongoing
Development of Time Series Analysis Tools for the Earthquakes and their Tsunamigenic BehaviourCSIR, India and CNR, Italy2012-018 years 7 months
Reservoir Modeling and Simulation study for Enhanced Oil Recovery Using Gas InjectionRoyal Norwegian Embassy2010-0110 years 7 months
Characterization of Earths system to study the non-linear dynamics of the earthCSIR, India2006-0114 years 7 months
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Gravity & Magnetic ProspectingESN-321IMT GPT -IIIAutumn
Introduction to Earth SciencesESN-101IMT GT GPT- IAutumn
Geophysical Signal ProcessingESN-224IMT GPT-IISpring
Marine GeophysicsESN-374IMT-GPT-IIISpring
Geophysical InvestigationsHYN-529M.Tech.-ISpring
Projects and Thesis Supervised
Title of ProjectNames of Students
Reservoir modelling and Simulation to study flow in porous media Akshit Goel
Reservoir modelling and Simulation for Gas InjectionChetan Agrawal
Identification of transient slip events in GPS time seriesShashi Kumar Suman
Forward modeling of Gravity Data Sonal Topno
Inversion of gravity anomaly to compute 3D geometry of density interfaceArun Kumar
Application of wavelet transform in denoising gravity dataSayoob Hameed Vadakke Chanat
A GUI for Signal ProcessingTanvi M., Priyanka Gupta
Fractal AnalysisK. Raji Krishnan and B. Sridevi
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Date
Source Characterization and Gravity Data Modeling of Delhi Fold Belt, IndiaDivyanshu DwivediO2020-08
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
AGU Headquarter, Washington DC, USAAmerican Geophysical Union-Committee on International Participation meeting2017-01-01
AGU Headquarter, Washington DC, USAAmerican Geophysical Union-Committee on International Participation meeting2016-01-01
AGU Headquarter, Washington DC, USAAmerican Geophysical Union-Committee on International Participation meeting2020-08-31
CNR-IMAA, ItalyCSIR-CNR Bilateral project 2013-01-01
USU, Logan, Utah, USAIndo-US Science and Technology Research Fellow2012-01-01
SINTEF, NORWAY Indo-Norwegian Collaboration Research project for reservoir modeling and simulation2010-01-01
SINTEF, NORWAY Indo-Norwegian Collaboration Research project for reservoir modeling and simulation2010-01-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference American Geophysical Union (AGU)2010-01
Indo-Norwegian workshop Royal Norwegian Embassy2007-01
Special Lectures Delivered
TitlePlaceDate
Geophysical Techniques for Ground water Investigations- Overview and ApplicationsGIAN course at Dept. of Hydrology, IITR2020-08
Fractal Analysis in SeismologyMoES Training Programme at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong2010-01
Wavelet theory: an introduction and some applicationsMoES training programme at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong2010-01
National International Collaboration
TopicOrganisation
Transient Deformation/ Slow Slip Events/ Hydrological loading effectsAnthony R. Lowry, USU, Logan, Utah, USA
Understanding the Tsunamigenic behaviour of earthquakesLuciano Telesca, CNR-IMAA, Italy
Refereed Journal Papers

Publications in Journals:

  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Source edge detection of potential field data using wavelet decomposition, Pure & Applied Geophysics, 2020. (Accepted)
  • Dwivedi D., Chamoli A. and Pandey A.K., Crustal structure and lateral variations in Moho beneath the Delhi fold belt, NW India: Insight from gravity data modeling and inversion, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 1063117 (DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2019.106317), 297, 2019.
  • Chamoli A. and Yadav R.B.S., Multifractality in Seismic Sequences of NW Himalaya, Natural Hazards, S19-S32, 77, 2015. 
  • Tiwari R.K. and Chamoli A., Is tidal forcing critical to trigger large Sumatra earthquakes?, Natural Hazards, S65-74, 77, 2015.
  • Chamoli A., Lowry A.R. and Jeppson T.N., Implications of transient deformation in the northern Basin and Range, western United States, J. Geophys. Res., 4393-4413, DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010605, 119(5), 2014.
  • Telesca L., Lovallo M., Chamoli A., Dimri V.P. and Srivastava K., Fisher-Shannon analysis of seismograms of tsunamigenic and non-tsunamigenic earthquakes, Physica A, 3424-3429, 392, 2013.
  • Chamoli A., Pandey A.K., Dimri V.P. and Banerjee P., Crustal Configuration of the Northwest Himalaya Based on Modeling of Gravity Data, Pure and Applied Geophysics, 827-844, 168(5), 2011.
  • Ahmad S.M., Padmakumari V.M., Raza W., Venkatesham K., Suseela G., Sagar N., Chamoli A. and Rajan S., High-resolution carbon and oxygen isotope records from a scleractinian (Porites) coral of Lakshadweep Archipelago, Quaternary International, 107-114, 238, 2011.
  • Chamoli A., Swaroopa Rani V., Srivastava K., Srinagesh D. and Dimri V.P., Wavelet analysis of the Seismograms for Tsunami warning, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, 569-574, 17(5), 2010.
  • Chamoli A., Bansal A.R. and Dimri V.P., Wavelet and rescaled range approach for the Hurst coefficient for short and long time series, Computer & Geosciences, 83-93, 33, 2007.*

               *Declared by ELSEVIER as one of the TOP-50 MOST CITED ARTICLES published in the journal Computers and Geosciences in five years from January 2006 - February 2011.

  • Chamoli A.and Dimri V.P., Evidence of Continental Crust over Laxmi Basin (Arabian Sea) using Wavelet Analysis, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 117-121, 36(2), 2007.
  • Chamoli A., Srivastava R.P. and Dimri V.P., Source depth characterization of potential field data of Bay of Bengal by continuous wavelet transform, Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 195-204, 35(3), 2006.

Book Chapters:

  • Chamoli A., Wavelet Analysis of Geophysical Time Series, Advances in Earth Sciences, 33-55, Vol.2, 2010
  • Dimri V.P. and Chamoli A., Development of Computational Geophysics in India, In: Five Decades of Geophysics in India, Geological Soc. India: Memoir, 1-14, 68, 2008.

Papers in Conferences/Abstract Volume:

  • Chamoli A., Dwivedi D. and Pandey A.K., 2019, Insight into extension of Delhi fold belt towards north using gravity modeling, 2nd Triennial Congress of FIGA, CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, (13-16 Oct.), 2019.
  • Chamoli A. and Dwivedi D., Edge enhancement of Potential field data using relative wavelet space entropy. Abstract (NS11A-0573), presented at 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., (10-14 December), 2018.
  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Evidence of underplating below Delhi Fold Belt using gravity data. Abstract (T23B-0371), presented at 2018 AGU Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., (10-14 December), 2018.
  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Crustal configuration of Proterozoic Delhi fold belt using gravity data and its relation with the Himalayan seismicity. Abstract (SSS11-02), presented at 2018 Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan, (20-24 May), 2018.
  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Estimation of source parameters using extreme points of the scaled potential field. 12th Biennial International Conference, Society of Petroleum Geophysicist, Jaipur, (17-19 Nov.), 2017.
  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Enhancement of gravity signatures of Delhi-Haridwar ridge, Triennial Congress of FIGA, Annual Convention of IGU & AHI, IIT (ISM), P6, Dhanbad (8-10 Nov.), 2016.
  • Dwivedi D. and Chamoli A., Source depth estimation using extreme points of the scaled gravity field, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, P116, Dehradun (1-4 June), 2016.
  • Singh, N. and Chamoli A., Denoising of coherent noises to detect transient behavior in Geophysical data (GPS Time series), Virtual Poster Showcase, American Geophysical Union, Washington DC, 2016 (presented virtually).
  • Singh, N., van Hunen, J., Chamoli A. Earth's thermal and volatile evolution from parameterized convection models, Fall 2017 Virtual Poster Showcase, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2017.
  • Chamoli A., Singh, N., Denoising of coherent noises to detect transient behavior in geophysical data, Proceedings of SPG International Conference, P367, Jaipur, 2015.
  • Chamoli A., Lovallo M., Stabile T.A., Telesca L., Revealing the tsunamigenic potential of earthquakes by analysing the temporal properties of seismograms, Annual Convention of Indian Geophysical Union, P131, NGRI, Hyderabad, (8-12 Jan.), 2014.
  • Chamoli A., Lowry A.R., Jeppson, T, Implications of Transient Deformation in the Northern Basin and Range, Western United States, AGU Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA, (09-13 Dec.), 2013.
  • Chamoli A. and Lowry A.R., Transient Deformation and the Surface Mass Loading effects, First Indo-US Research Fellows Conclave, P14-15, Pune, (15-17 March) 2013.
  • Chamoli A., Analysis of seismograms of tsunamigenic and non-tsunamigenic earthquakes, International Symposium on Advances in Earthquake Science AES, P24-25, ISR, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, (1-2 Feb.), 2013.
  • Chamoli A. and Dimri V.P., Spectral Analysis and Modelling of gravity data of NW Himalaya, AGU Fall meeting, San Francisco, USA, (5-9 Dec.), 2011.
  • Chamoli A., Swaroopa Rani V., Srivastava K., Srinagesh D. and Dimri V.P., Wavelet Analysis of the Seismograms for the Earthquakes from the Andaman- Sumatra Subduction Zone, AOGS, Hyderabad, (5-7 July), 2010.
  • Chamoli A., Dimri V.P., Spectral Analysis of Gravity Data of NW Himalaya, EGM 2010 International Workshop “Adding new value to Electromagnetic, Gravity and Magnetic Methods for Exploration”, Capri –Italy, (11-14 April), 2010.
  • Chamoli A. and Dimri V.P., Slip Predictable Behaviour for Seismicity of Garhwal Himalaya, India, American Geophysical Union (AGU) Chapman Conference on ‘Complexity and Extreme Events in Geosciences’, NGRI, Hyderabad, (15-19 Feb.), 2010.
  • Chamoli A., Wavelet Analysis of Gravity data, in 45th annual convention and meeting of IGU at Department of Geophysics, B.H.U., Varanasi, U.P., (5-7 Nov.), 2008.
  • Chamoli A., Pandey A.K., Dimri V.P. and Banerjee P., Crustal configuration of NW Himalaya based on modeling of gravity data, 23rd Himalayan-Karakoram-Tibet workshop- 2008 (extended abstract published in Himalayan Journal of Sciences. 5 (7)), 2008.
  • Chamoli A., Pandey A.K., Dimri V.P., Banerjee P., Crustal configuration of NW Himalaya based on modeling of gravity data (JSS014 Crustal structure and Tectonophysics - Crustal and lithospheric structure in active continental blocks and their boundaries), IUGG, 2007.
  • Chamoli A., Interpretation of gravity data using wavelet transform, Extended Abstract in Proceedings of 6th International Conference & Exposition on Petroleum Geophysics SPG, 278-282, Kolkata, 2006.
  • Chamoli A., Analysis of gravity data in wavelet domain, Conference of Indian Geophysical Union, Bhopal, 2005.
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