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Profile Summary

Name : Dr. R.S. Banshtu
Designation : Associate Professor
Department : Civil Engineering
Qualification : Ph.D
Phone : 254336
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Date of Birth : 06-06-1963
Joining Date : 01-01-1970


Engineering Geology/Natural Disasters

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Educational Qualification

Name of the Degree Year of Passing Institute/University
Ph.D 1992 Panjab University Chandigarh

Teaching Experience

Position Held Department And Organization From To Total Experience
Associate Professor Civil Engineering Department 20/11/1996 28/10/2020 24 Years

Administrative Experience

Position Held Department And Organization From To
Warden Shiwalik Boys Hostel NIT Hamirpur 01/01/1997 31/12/1999
Co-coordinator Services to community NIT Hamirpur 01/07/2005 30/06/2006
Coordinator Tribal Development NIT Hamirpur 01/08/2006 31/07/2007
Warden Kailash Boys Hostel NIT Hamirpur 01/08/2008 31/07/2010
Coordinator Sports NIT Hamirpur 01/08/2007 31/07/2008
Chief Warden Hostels NIT Hamirpur Hostels 04/10/2016 03/10/2018
Head of the Department Civil Engineering Department NIT Hamirpur 04/11/2019

Research Experience

Research Interests : Engineering Geology, Natural Disasters, Global Warming
Brief Research Profile : Published/presented research papers in International and National conferences in the field of Geothermal Energy, Natural Disasters, Global Warming
Research Projects
Role Project Type Title Funding Agency From To Amount Status Co-Investigator Sanction Order Sanction Date
Principal Investigator Landslide Developing GIS based Regional Landslide Inventory and probabilistic model for risk assessment of Kullu valley (H.P) for effective landslide hazard management. Department of Science & Technology Govt. of India 11/11/2013 30/06/2017 Rs. 1538000/- Completed Dr. Chander Prakash NRDMS/11/1939/012 29/04/2019
Principal Investigator Geothermal Energy Maintenance/Operation of Demonstration Project on Geothermal Energy of Heating Space in Chumathang, Laddakh Department of Science & Technology Govt. of India 15/02/2018 30/10/2020 16,98,000/- ongoing None NRDMS/02/49/017(g) 15/02/2018

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Conference Publications

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2013 Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Oslo, Norway Dr. R.S.Banshtu Presentation on Geothermal Energy Scenario in Indian Himalaya. 1.0
2013 International conference on Geothermal Energy, Reykjavik, Iceland Dr. R.S.Banshtu on Geothermal Energy Scenario in Indian Himalaya. 2.3
2013 International Conference "Davos Atmospheric and Cryosphere Assembly, DACA-13" Dr. R.S.Banshtu, Chander Prakash Outburst of Glacial Lake in the middle Himalayas 3.8
2014 World Landslide Forum-3 Beijing, China Dr. R.S.Banshtu, Chander Prakash Application of Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques in Landslide Hazard Zonation of Hilly Terrain 4.2

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