Ore Geology

Dr. Patitapaban Mishra

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He holds the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology. Dr. Mishra carried out his doctoral research work at CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar under the guidance of Prof. Birendra Kumar Mohapatra, Chief Scientist and Prof. Prem Prakash Singh of Utkal University. He obtained his Ph. D. degree from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar in the year 2005 in the field of Ore Geology. He has more than a decade of experience in teaching and research. His subject areas for teaching include Igneous Petrology, Ore Geology, Minerals Engineering and Coal Petrography. He has also interest in the field of mineral waste characterisation for their optimum utilisation and upgradation of lean / off-grade ores for value addition.Dr.Mishra has published many research papers in both National and International journals of repute. In addition to the teaching and research activities he has also contributed significantly to the community life and served as Deputy Warden of Hostels, Program Officer of NSS and member of different committees.

Selected Publications

  1. K. Mohapatra, P.P. Mishra, P.P. Singh and Rajeev. Nature and development of Lateritoid type Manganese ore bodies in Iron Ore Group of Rocks, Bonai-Keonjhar belt, Orissa (2002) – Indian Journal of Geology, Vol. 74, pp. 135-146 (ISSN No 0970 1354).
  2. K. Mohapatra, P.P. Mishra, P.P. Singh, A.K. Paul and Rajeev. Co-rich Lithiophorite in Manganese ores of Bonai-Keonjhar belt, Orissa (2005)- Journal of Geological Society of India, v. 66, pp. 407-411 (ISSN No 0016 7622).
  3. Pradhan, P. C. Mishra, P. P. Mishra, S. Khaoash and B. K. Mohapatra (2018). Manganese mineralization in parts of Eastern Ghats around Ambadola, Rayagada district, Odisha. International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, 11 (3), 215-219.
  4. K. Das, P. Samal, S. Khaoash, A. K. Mohanty and P. P. Mishra (2019) Assessment of groundwater quality from a part of Talcher coal field, Odisha, India. International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering, 12 (3), 215-219.
  5. Asish Kumar Das, Somnath Khaoash, Sarada Prasad Das, Birendra Kumar Mohapatra, Nilima Dash, Saroj Kumar Singh, Patitapaban Mishra and Jayakrushna Mohanty (2020). Processing of Low-Grade Chromite Ore for Ferroalloy Production: A Case Study from Ghutrigaon, Odisha, India, Trans Indian Inst Met., 73, 2309-2320.