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Prof. Dr. B.K. Sahu
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Prof. Dr. B.K. Sahu is Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences, I.I.T Bombay. He obtained his B.Sc (Hon.) in Geology, and M.Tech in Geophysics from IIT Kharagpur. He was awarded Ph.D from University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA in Applied Geology. 

He is life member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists(AAPG) and several Indian Geological and related Societies. He has been an active member of Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, USA. and founded the International Association of Mathematical Geologists, USA. 

Prof. Sahu has been an active member of different National Committees like Advisory Committee of ONGC from 1965 to 1980, Oil Industries Development Board from 1982 to 1986, Board of Management Geological Survey of India from 1992 to 1995, Project Advisory Committee (Earth Sciences) DST from 1980 to 1986, Board of Governors, IIT Bombay for the year 1996, Project Advisory Committee (Earth Sciences) DST, for DSS ; 1998 to 2000. 

He has been awarded Government of India and Technical Co-operation Mission fellowship, USA for the doctoral study during the year 1958 to 1961, S.S.Bhatnagar Prize in Earth Sciences for the year 1980 in Sedimentology and Mathematical Geology, and Silver Medal from Society of Geologists and Applied Technologists, Orissa, 1981 on Mineral Deposit Modelling. 

He has thirty seven years teaching experience as a lecturer in Geology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Asst. Prof. & Head: R. E. C, Rourkela, Geology, Professor Geology: I.I.T., Bombay, Head Dept. of Earth I.I.T., Bombay, Sciences e. Professor Emeritus I.I.T., Bombay. 

Prof. Sahu was the co-ordinator for NTPC project on Ash-pond location and pollution control at Korba super thermal power project. 

He is the Principal Investigator for Book writing project on mathematical Geology (CSIR, New Delhi) from 1997 to 2000. 


Professor Emeritus, 
Department of Earth Sciences, 
I.I.T Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400 076.
Telephone: +91 (022) 576 7266 (Office); +91 (022) 570 1061(Residence)
Fax : 5783480



Over 100 papers in Journals in the fields of: 
                   (i) Sedimentology, (ii) Mathematical Geology (iii) Mineral Deposit Modelling 
                  (iv) Environmental Geology Published in USA, Europe, U.K and India.