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Dr. Tarun Verma
Assistant Professor
Department of Mining Engineering IIT BHU
tverma.min@iitbhu.ac.in
07379996677
Area of Interest: 
Mine Surveying, Remote Sensing and GIS, Environmental Management in Mines, Computer Applications in Mining

For over 11 years I have been working in the field of Dust Dispersion Modeling in Mines, Environmental Management in Mines, Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in the mining industry, Slope Stability Analysis and  Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics in mining.

Academic Qualifications:  
PhD (2016) - Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.
M. Tech. (2005) - Mining Engineering with specialisation in Mine Environement from Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi.
Bachelor of Engineering (2003) - Mining Engineering from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal.
Field Experience:
Graduate Engineer Trainee - (May 2006 - July 2006), Mecon Limited, Ranchi.
Graduate Management Trainee- (July 2006 - February 2007), Coal India Limited, Khottadih Underground Project, ECL.

Subjects Taught: 
Mine Surveying, Mine Development, Mining Machinery, Computer Application in Mining, Mine Economics, Mine Legislations, Geo-informatics, Planning & Design of Mine Ventilation System, Data Analytics. 

Teaching Experience: 11+ Years

  • Joined in IT-BHU as Lecturer in the Department of Mining Engineering in the year May 2007.

Official Address:  
Assistant Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi-221005.
Phone: +91 7379996677

Broad Areas of Current Research:

  • Air pollutant  modeling using the mathematical algorithm and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) 
  • Application of GIS in Mine Planning
  • Remote Sensing applications in  managing Acid Mine Drainage
  • Slope stability analysis
  • Application of RADAR/LIDAR in slope stability monitoring

List of Ph.D. Students

S.No. Name Year of Registration Title of Thesis Co-guides (if any) Status
1 Md. Maneeb Masood 2017 Slope stability monitoring and analysis No Ongoing
2. Shri Charchit Jain 2018 Study on whole body vibration from various types of machinery in an underground mine Yes (Prof. S. Gupta) Ongoing

List of M.Tech. Students

S.No. Name Year of Completion Title of Thesis Co-guides (if any)
1 Shri Rajat Tiwari, IDD 2017 Study of abrasiveness of rocks in coal mines and its impact on cutting tools Yes (Prof. A. Jamal)
2. Shri Yogesh Dewangan , M. Tech 2018 Development of empirical relationship for emission from different dust sources of an opencast mine at different depth N0
3. Shri Atul Krishna Singh, IDD 2017 Development of GIS based dust dispersion model for a surface mine No
4. Md. Shahbaz, IDD 2017 Mine closure planning and reclamation using GIS No
5. Shri Mohit Kumar, IDD 2017 Planning of a surface mine to optimize environmental parameters Yes (Prof. S. Gupta)
6. Shri Omprakash Sahu Ongoing Study on surface miner preventive maintenance No

Other than this more than 50 B.Tech. thesis, around 20 exploratory projects and 4 Stream Projects guided and completed.

 

Period Sponsoring Organisation Title of Project Amount of Grant PI, Co-PI or
Co-Investigator

 
2014-2015 IIT BHU Numerical Modelling of Jointed Rock Slopes Subjected to Dynamic Loading Rs. 25.40 lakh PI – Prof. Sanjay K Sharma
Co-PI - Dr. G.S.P.Singh, Dr. T. Verma and Dr. Suresh K Sharma
Under Process Northern Coalfields Limited, Singrauli A detailed study on dust generated in mines and vehicular pollution and mitigation thereof Rs. 88.475 Lac PI-Dr. T. Verma
2019-22 Science and Engineering Research Board Slope Stability monitoring and analysis using hyperspectral imaging Rs. 54.604 Lac PI-Dr. T. Verma
Sl. No. Title of Project Funding Agency Financial
Outlay
Year of start & total period Name of P.I. and other investigators Status
 
1
Study of Slope Stability and Analysis of Existing Internal and External OB Dumps of the five O/C Mines of NCL NCL (CIL),
Singrauli
 
10.00
Lakhs
2016
One Year
 
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
Completed
 
2
Determination of schedule of rate(SOR)for outsourcing work of removal of overburden, loading of coal into  tippers / trucks, transportation of coal, wagon loading, drilling of coal strata, crushing of coal by mobile  crusher and extraction of coal by surface miner in SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
34.50
Lakhs
2017
One Year
 
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
 Completed
3 Analysis of Slope stability by  Radar System and estimation of TLV for Dipka, Kusmunda and Gevra mines of SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
 
10.00
Lakhs
2018
One Year
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
In progress
4 Scientific study regarding highwall slope failure and amalgamation of various dumps in Manikpur Opencast Mine of SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
39.00
Lakhs
2018
One Year
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
In progress
5 Scientific Study for Preparation and formulation of Strata Control and Monitoring Plan for Jhiria U/G mine, Hasdeo Area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
7.96
Lakhs
June,2018
Six months
Dr.G S P Singh
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
Completed
6 Scientific Study for Preparation and formulation of Strata Control and Monitoring Plan for Baherabandh U/G mine, Hasdeo Area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
7.96
Lakhs
June,2018
Six months
Dr.G S P Singh
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
Completed
7 Scientific Study for Preparation of Strata Control and Monitoring Plan including Support Plan for one depillaring panel in No. 1 seam of Bartunga Hill mine, Chirimiri UG Sub Area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd.
 
6.48
Lakhs
June,2018
Six months
Dr.G S P Singh
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
Completed
8 Scientific Study at Hirakhand Bundia Mine, Orient Area, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, 11.505
Lakhs
2018 Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
Completed
9 Preparation of technical study report for utilisation of flyash mixing with OB and backfilling in Jampali opencast project, SECL Raigarh area South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. 11.38
Lakhs
2018 Dr.G S P Singh
Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
Completed
10 Scientific Study for preparation of  report of Chhal OCM, Baroud OCM, Jampali OCM, Gare Palema IV/I OCM and Bijari OCM of SECL, Raigarh Area in compliance to Regulation 106(2) of CMR 2017. South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. 39.648
Lakhs
October 2018 Dr. N. Kishore(PI)
Prof.S.K.Sharma
Dr.G.S.P.Singh
Dr. T.Verma
In Progress
11 Scientific Study for Preparation and formulation of Strata Control and Monitoring Plan for Bijuri U/G mine, Hasdeo Area, SECL South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. 7.96
Lakhs
Feb.2019 Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr. T.Verma
Dr.N Kishore
Completed
12 Scientific Study for preparation of scientific study report of Parsa East Kanta OCP, Sarguja Adani in compliance to Regulation 106(2) of CMR 2017. Adani Power 13.57 Lakhs Jan.2019 Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
In Progress
13 Scientific Study of Saristola OCP, ICML in compliance to Regulation 106(2) and and special precautions to be taken for dealing fiery coal seam. Integrated Coal Mining Ltd. (CESC Ltd. Kolkatta) 21.12
Lakhs
Jan.2019 Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
In Progress
14 Scientific Study for preparation of scientific study report of Madhaipur OCP, ECL in compliance to Regulation 106(2) of CMR 2017. ECL, Asansol (W.B.) 12.00 Lakhs Jan.2019 Prof.S K Sharma
Dr.G S P Singh
Dr.N Kishore
Dr. T.Verma
In Progress
15 Scientific Study on vibration studies of various machineries operating at Jhanjra Project Colliery, ECL Eastern Coal Fields Limited 7.08 Lakhs February 2019 Prof. S. Gupta,
Prof. S. K. Sharma
Dr. T. Verma
Shri A. K. Jain
Dr. S. K. Palei
Ongoing
1.
Organising Secretary of Technology exchange program on Rock instrumentation, organized by Centre of Advanced Study, Department of Mining Engineering, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University from 27-29 December 2007
2. Co-coordinator of a Short term course on Rock support and reinforcement for strata control in underground mining structures (RSSC 2013), organized by Executive Development Cell, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 21-25 October, 2013
3. Co-coordinator of Short term course on Rock instrumentation in mining structures (RIMS 2014), scheduled to be organized by Executive Development Cell, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 07-11 April 2014
4. Co-coordinator of a Short term course on Rock support and reinforcement for strata control in underground mining structures (RSSC 2014), organized by Executive Development Cell, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 10-14 November, 2014
5. Co-coordinator of a Short term course on Rock support and reinforcement for strata control in underground mining structures (RSSC 2016), organized by Executive Development Cell, Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 22-29 December, 2016
6. Co-coordinator and Treasurer of QIP Short Term Course on "Advanced Techniques of Project Management (ATPM-2017)" organized by QIP Cell, IIT(BHU), Varanasi & Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 11-15 July 2017
Period Organisation Nature of Responsibility Designation
01/05/2015 – till date IIT (BHU) To co-ordinate and manage different RS and GIS related research activities at UG and PG department level Professor – in- charge (additional), Remote sensing and GIS Division, Department of Mining Engineering
01/05/2015 – till date IIT (BHU) To co-ordinate and manage different mine planning and surveying related research activities at UG and PG department level Professor – in- charge (additional), Mine Planning Division, Department of Mining Engineering
01/05/2015 – till date IIT (BHU) To co-ordinate and manage different security related activities at institute level Proctor, IIT (BHU),Varanasi
01/06/2016 31/08/2018 IIT (BHU) To co-ordinate and manage various training and placement activities related to UG and PG at the department level Professor – in- charge, Training and placement, Department of Mining Engineering
01/09/2016 31/08/2018 IIT (BHU) Supervision of undergraduate academic work in the department Convener, DUGC, Department of Mining Engineering
05/01/2017 – till date IIT (BHU) To co-ordinate and manage different research activities related to reverse engineering at UG and PG department level Professor – in- charge, Tinkering lab, Department of Mining Engineering
07/07/2008 to 21/10/2011 IT BHU To assist the Hostel Coordinator in administration and management of the assigned student’s hostel Warden, Vishwkarma and Dhanrajgiri hostels
01/07/2008 to 30/06/2009 IT BHU To organize and motivate students to play hockey Hockey Secretary, IT Gymkhana
01/07/2014 to 30/06/2015 IIT (BHU) To organize and motivate students for film and media related activities in gymkhana Film and Media Councilor, IIT Gymkhana
01/07/2015 to 30/06/2016 IIT (BHU) To organize and involve staff to play different games and participate in the meet at IIT, Madras In-charge, Inter IIT Staff sports meet, IIT Gymkhana
29/10/2018 --- till date IIT (BHU) To organise and conduct exams of institute level courses Member of Institute Course Courses Monitoring Committee
   S. No. Details (Mention Year, Value etc. where relevant)
       1. Ranked fifth and forty-ninth in Class X, U. P. Board Exam at District & State Level respectively in the year 1997
       2.
Ranked third in BE, Mining Engineering 1999-2003 from NITK, Surathkal
       3.
Recipient of GATE scholarship in year 2003-2005 for pursuing Masters in Technology (M. Tech) at IT, BHU, Varanasi.
       4.
Work as a reviewer of a no. of international journal like, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, Environmental Moodelling and Software, etc.
       5.
Won the best hostel award as Warden, Vishwkarma hostel, BHU in the year 2009
       6. Won Silver Medal in Badminton Championship of Inter IIT Staff Sports Meet 2016 at IIT Kanpur
       7. Won Silver Medal in Cricket Championship of Inter IIT Staff Sports Meet 2017 at IIT Madras
       8. Won Bronze Medal in Badminton Championship of Inter IIT Staff Sports Meet 2017 at IIT Madras
       9. Won Silver Medal in Badminton Championship of Inter IIT Staff Sports Meet 2018 at IIT Guwahati

Chapter Published in International Books:

1. Tarun Verma, Maneeb Masood, Charchit Jain (2019) " Applications of remote sensing and GIS in mineral exploration-A resource-saving technology" in Traditions and Innovations of Resources-Saving Technologies in Mineral Mining and Processing" ISBN 978-973-741-629-2 

Please visit the following link for the details:
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tarun_Verma9