Completed M. Sc. (Geology) in 1990, qualified NET (CSIR-UGC), JRF in 1991 and SRF in 1994.
After completing Ph. D. in 1997, got selected for Research Associateship in 1997.
The M. Phil and Ph. D. are in the field of Sedimentology, related to petrofacies and diagenesis of sandstones of Jaisalmer and Marwar Basins of Rajasthan.
First joined Department of Geology as lecturer in 1996 and later on in present position in the Department of Civil Engineering in 1997, as Lecturer of Engineering Geology. Became Reader in 2006, Associate Professor in 2009 and Professor in 2012.
In the department of Civil Engineering developed Engineering Geology course and lab and started new course as "Geo-engineering of Rocks and Rock Masses" apart from the basic course of "Engineering Geology", also taught Remote Sensing and GIS, Petroleum Geology & Exploration and Disaster Management Courses at different levels.Delivered tens of lectures on Disaster Management, Environmental Stresses and Strain at various forums especially at UGC Academic Staff College, AMU, Aligarh.
Played a key role in starting new M. Tech. Course in Geo-Technical Engineering from the session 2016-17.
The research interest includes Engineering Geology, Geo-engineering and Rock Mechanics, Earthquake Engineering, Sedimentology and Disaster management. Also, part of group overseeing the "Centre for Studies on Disaster Management"in the Department of Civil Engineering.
Departmental Coordinator (B. Tech.) for NBA got Five Year Accreditation.
Completed a Research Project worth 5.88 Lakhs awarded by DST under Young Scientist Scheme during 2003 - 2006.
Applied for more research projects to UGC and DST in the year 2014-15 and 2015-16.
Apart from teaching assignment have long association with student's extracurricular activities as Program Officer of NSS and with residential life of students as warden in various halls of residence.
Presently working as Provost, Nadeem Tarin Hall and is member of AMU Court and Academic Council.
Have published one book titled "Fundamentals of Engineering Geology and Geo-Engineering".
Have published Six in International and Twenty One research papers in National journals. Eighteen papers published in conference proceedings.
Carried out some work related to Urdu translation of books under the aegis of Centre for Promotion of sciences, AMU, Aligarh.
The important journals under which papers have published include:
Natural Resource Research
Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering
International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Houston, USA.
Chinese Journal of Geochemistry, China.
Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.
Journal Geological Society of India, Bangalore.
Indian Minerals, Geological Survey of India, Calcutta
Indian Journal of Petroleum Geology, Dehradun.
Journal of the Institution of Engineers (India)
01: Fundamental of Engineering Geology and Geo Engineering (2013): Axioe Pubs. Agra., Pp-360
BooksTranslated in Urdu:
01: Translated “How and Why in Science”, Junior Series Book – 2 as “Sains Mein Kyon Aur Kaise”, originally published by of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay, under the aegis of Centre for Promotion of Science , AMU, Aligarh.
Books: Edited in English
01 : "Disaster Management" five chapters for Oxford University (India) Press
Books: Edited in Urdu
01 : Edited a text book for the Class VIII “ Nannhe Sainsdan”, In Urdu : Translated under the aegis of Centre for Promotion of Science, AMU, Aligarh.
Research Papers in Refereed and Indexed Journals: International - 06
National - 22
Research Papers in Seminars and Conferences: International - 04
National - 20
Abstracts: National and International Conferences : 14
Consultancy Reports (Dam Site) 04