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Dr. Saumen Maiti


Electrical Resistivity and Borehole Studies
Solid Earth Geomagnetism Division




Room No: 305
Indian Institute of Geomagnetism
Plot No. 5, Sector 18, New Panvel
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra – 410 218
Email: smaiti@iigs.iigm.res.in, saumen_maiti2002@yahoo.co.in
Phone: +91-22-2748 4076
Fax: +91-22-2748 0762


Academic Record:

  • Ph.D. (Geophysics), Osmania University, Hyderabad (2009)
  • M.Sc.[Tech.] (Applied Geophysics), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (2002)


  • JSPS Exchange Program for East Asian Young Researchers, Kyoto University, Japan, 2009
  • Research Assistant, CWPRS, Pune, 2005-2007
  • Project Fellow, NGRI, Hyderabad, 2003-2005
  • CSIR Diamond Jubilee Research Intern Award 2004
  • Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG)-US
  • Member of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists (SPG)-India

Research Interests:

  • Neural Networks and Pattern Recognition
  • Geophysical Time Series Analysis
  • Resistivity Modelling and Inversion for Subsurface Studies
  • Mathematical Geology and Geologic Process Modelling
  • Climate Change and Water Resource Studies

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals:

  • Maiti, S., and Tiwari, R.K., Neural network modeling and an uncertainty analysis in Bayesian framework: A Case study from the KTB borehole site, Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth), 115, B10208, 28PP, doi:10.1029/2010JB000864, 2010.
  • Maiti, S., and Tiwari, R.K., Automatic discriminations among geophysical signals via the Bayesian neural networks approach, Geophysics, vol 75, no 1,pp E67-E78, doi 10.1190/1.3298501, 2010.
  • Maiti, S., and Tiwari, R.K., A Hybrid Monte Carlo method based artificial neural networks approach for rock boundaries identification: A case study from KTB Borehole, Pure and Applied Geophysics, vol 166, pp 2059-2090, doi: 10.1007/s00024-009-0533-y, 2009.
  • Maiti, S., Tiwari, R.K., and Kuempel Hans-Joachim., Neural network modeling and classification of litho-facies using well log data: A case study from KTB borehole site, Geophysical Journal International, vol 169,pp733-746,doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03342.x, 2007.
  • Maiti, S., and Tiwari, R.K., Automatic detection of lithologic boundaries using the Walsh transform: A case study from the KTB borehole. Computers and Geosciences, vol 31, 8, pp.949-955, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2005.01.016, 2005.

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