Full Name
Akhil Mishra


R&D Group
Electrical & Airborne Geophysics


Electrical and Electromagnetic methods; Groundwater Exploration; Gravity and Magnetic methods

  Academic Identity

Dr. Akhil Mishra

  • SERB-National Postdoc Fellowship by SERB, (DST) in 2020.
  • SCOR-InterRidge Best poster award (2nd Prize) in SCOR-InterRidge International Workshop by Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) and InterRidge Organization in 2018.
  • ONGC-IGU Best Oral Presentation Award (1st) in Young Researcher Program by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Geophysical Union (IGU) in 2017.
  • ICBAB -AcSIR MEDAL for securing AcSIR Topper position in PhD Course work by ICBAB and CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa in 2015. 
  • Junior / Senior Research Fellowship (JRF/SRF) and qualified for National Eligibility Test (NET) by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) (2013-2018)
  • B.H.U. PRIZE and K.P. DEVASTHALI PRIZE for securing 1st rank in B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (2011)
  • NCC 'C' Certificate with ‘Aye’ grade by National Cadet Corps (Navy), Ministry of Defense, Gov. of India (2009)
  • Inspire Scholarship (2008-2012) by Department of Science &Technology (DST) Government of India.

  1. Mishra, A., Chaubey, A.K., Kumar, S., Kumar, P.V., Kumar, P. and Dubey, K.M., 2020. Does the Laxmi Ridge continue towards the Laccadive Ridge? New insights from an integrated geophysical study. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 201: 104491.
  2. Jacob, J., Pitchika, V.K., Dubey, K.M., Mishra, A., Kumar, P., Kumar, S., Mahale, V.P. and Chaubey, A.K., 2020. Tectonic appraisal of the Mid-Thane Creek of Mumbai, India: An integrated geophysical approach. Journal of Earth System Science, 129(1): 207.
  3. Kumar, P., Mishra, A., Pitchika, V.K., Kumar, S., Dubey, K.M., Singh, D. and Chaubey, A.K.J.M.G.R., 2019. Integrated geophysical appraisal of crustal structure and tectonic evolution of the Angria Bank, western continental margin of India. Marine Geophysical Research, 40: 433-449.
  4. Mishra, A., Chaubey, A.K., Sreejith, K.M. and Kumar, S., 2018. Crustal underplating and effective elastic plate thickness of the Laxmi Ridge, northern Arabian Sea. Tectonophysics, 744: 82-92.
  5. Sreejith, K.M., Chaubey, A.K., Mishra, A., Kumar, S. and Rajawat, A.S., 2016. Pseudofaults and associated seamounts in the conjugateArabian and Eastern Somali basins, NW Indian Ocean – New constraints from high-resolution satellite-derived gravity data. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 131: 1-11.

PhD; M.Sc.(tech) Geophysics; B.Sc.(Hons.) Physics

  • March 2021 - Present: Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad 
  • Dec 2020 - Mar 2021: SERB-NPDF (Postdoc Fellow), CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad
  • Oct 2019 – Jul 2020:  Project Scientist, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad
  • Apr 2019 - Sep 2019: Senior Project Associate, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
  • Oct 2018 - Mar 2019: Project Assistant-III, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Regional Centre Mumbai
  • Aug 2013 - Aug 2018: CSIR-Junior/Senior Research Fellow, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.