Full Name
N Durga Prasad Korimilli


R&D Group
Gravity and Magnetic Group: MLP-7001-28 (ARB)


Exploration Geophysics; Geodynamics

  Academic Identity

  1. Geophysical signatures of crustal contamination and schist signatures in Cuddapah basin, Southern Indian Shield.
  2. The plume-lithosphere interactions beneath west central India using integrated analysis gravity and geoid anomalies.
  3. Seismicity variations and related gravity anomalies in the arc-Himalayan belt.
  4. Crustal structure of the Cambay rift Basin, India.
  5. Spatial variations in the tectonics of the plume affected zones of central India.

  1. Listed as verified peer reviewer in "IRANIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCE" for Geophysics.
  2. Listed in top 3 of Indian researchers in "TOP 2% MOST INFLUENTIAL SCIENTISTS (SINGLE YEAR) IN 2023 STANFORD UNIVERSITY" LIST ( external link in 2023.
  3. CSIR-Senior Research Fellow in 2019 by CSIR, New Delhi
  4. Certificate of Academic Excellence award for the year 2010-2011 in Dept. of Geophysics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

  1. Pham, L.T. and *Prasad, K.N.D., 2024. Gravity patterns and crustal architecture of the South-Central Indian Ridge at 22°-17° S: Evidence for the asymmetric ridge accretion. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 260, 105966 (1-24), IF-3.0.
  2. Abdelrahman, K., Nguyen, D.V., Prasad, K.N.D., Vo, Q.T., Van Le, D., Pham, L.T., Gomez-Ortiz, D., Fnais, M.S. and Eldosouky, A.M., 2024. Structural mapping of the west central Arabian Shield (Saudi Arabia) using downward continued magnetic data. Journal of King Saud University-Science 36(2), 103039 (1-11), IF-3.8.
  3. Toktay, H.D., Prasad, K.N.D., Ahmed, A., 2023. Edge Enhancement of Potential Field Data using the Enhanced Gradient (EG) function. Bulletin of the Mineral Research and Exploration (Accepted).
  4. Xayavong, V., Duc, M.V., Singsoupho, S., Anh, D.N., Prasad, K.N.D., Minh, T.V. and Do Anh, C., 2023. Combination of 2D-Electrical Resistivity Imaging and Seismic Refraction Tomography methods for groundwater potential assessments: A case study of Khammouane province, Laos. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences.
  5. Pham, L.T. and Prasad, K.N.D., 2023. Analysis of gravity data for extracting structural features of the northern region of the Central Indian Ridge. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences, pp. 1-18, DOI: 10.15625/2615-9783/18206.
  6. Prasad, K.N.D., Patel, V.C., Bansal, A.R. and Singh, A.P., 2023. New insights into the crustal magnetization of the eastern Indian Shield inferred from the aeromagnetic data-based depth to the bottom of the magnetic sources (DBMS). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 245, pp.105544, DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2023.105544.
  7. *Prasad, K.N.D., Pham, L.T., Singh, A.P., Eldosouky, A.M., Abdelrahman, K., Fnais, M.S., Gómez-Ortiz, D., 2022. A Novel Enhanced Total Gradient (ETG) for Interpretation of Magnetic Data. Minerals, 12(11), pp. 1468 (1-16), DOI: 10.3390/min12111468.
  8. *Prasad, K.N.D., Pham, L.T., Singh, A.P., 2022. A Novel Filter “ImpTAHG” for Edge Detection and a Case Study from Cambay Rift Basin, India. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 179, pp. 2351-2364, DOI: 10.1007/s00024-022-03059-z. 
  9. *Prasad, K.N.D., Pham, L.T., Singh, A.P., 2022. Structural mapping of potential field sources using BHG filter. Geocarto International, pp. 1-22, DOI: 10.1080/10106049.20 22.2048903.
  10. Prasad, K.N.D., Bansal, A.R., Singh, A.P., Prakash, O., 2022. Magneto-thermometric modelling of Central Indian crust and its implications on the thermal lithosphere. Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 196, 104508, pp. 1-14, DOI: 10.1016/j.jappgeo.2021.104508.
  11. Prasad, K.N.D., Singh, A.P., Rao, P.R., Prakash, O., Begum, S.K., 2021. Imprints of multistage magmatic intrusions in Narmada-Tapti region, India: Insights from Geophysical Modelling. Journal of Earth System Sciences, 130, 227, pp. 1-28, DOI: 10.1007/s12040-021-01721-z.
  12. Prakash, O., Singh, A.P., Prasad, K.N.D., Rao, B.N., Pandey, A.K., 2020. Remnant plume head under Neoproterozoic Malani Igneous Suite, western India. Tectonophysics, v. 792, pp. 228576, DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228576.
  13. Prasad, K.N.D., Singh, A.P., Tiwari, V.M., 2018. 3D upper crustal density structure of the Deccan Syneclise, Central India. Geophysical Prospecting, 66, pp. 1625-1640, DOI: 10.1111/1365-2478.12675.
  14. Prasad, K.N.D., Srinivas, N., Meshram, A.E., Singh, A.P., Tiwari, V.M., 2017. Co-seismic gravity changes in the Koyna-Warna region. Implications of mass redistribution. Journal of Geological Society of India, v. 90, pp. 704-710, DOI: 10.1007/s12594-017-0779-4.

Doctoral Degree:

Title: Deep subsurface structures in central India from gravity, magnetic & geoid data and tectonic implications

Date of Award: 30-12-2022

Work one in CSIR-NGRI under the supervision of Dr. A.P. Singh (Forme

Ph.D (Geophysics)

  1. Nov-2022 to Present: Scientist at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad.
  2. Apr-2019 to May-2022: CSIR-Senior Research Fellow at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad.
  3. Nov-2013 to Nov-2018 : Project Assistant Level-III at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad.