Dr. Vikal Kumar Singh
PhD (Micropalaeontology, Dr. H. S. Gour University)
Mobile : +91- 9425216621
Dr. Vikal Kumar Singh, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, School of Earth, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Central University of South Bihar, Gaya. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in disciplines of Applied Geology/ Geology. Dr. Singh’s major field of research interests are Micropaleontology, Sedimentology, Indian Stratigraphy and Hydrogeology.
Formerly to Central University of South Bihar, Gaya Dr. Singh served as teaching faculty in various Central Governments Institutions (mainly) and others like the Department of Applied Geology, National Institute of Technology Raipur (The Institute of National Importance), here he has Established and Developed New Micropaleontology Lab and Prepared Laboratory Manuals of three Labs for the Department (served six years); the Department of Applied Geology, Dr. H. S. Gour University, Sagar (A Central University), served about four yrs; the Department of Civil Engineering, BTIRT, Sagar; and Postgraduate Department of Geology, D. S. College Aligarh, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra. He has imparted training as co-instructor in eight the Geological Mapping Field Training Camps, & guided six dissertations of M. Tech. Applied Geology.
Dr. Singh has studied Recent benthic Foraminifera from the east coast of India and the southern part of the east coast of Japan and established foramgeographical affinity, found 122 common species from the two regions, although, fairly distant but within the warm water Indo-Pacific province. The 41 species, whose morphological comparison have been dealt in the study only 21 show ‘wide to moderate’ while the other 20 show inconspicuous range of intraspecific variations and also reported first time 26 of Recent benthic foraminifera species from the Indian waters. He has published eight research papers /chapters, in SCI indexed / International /National repute /peer-reviewed Journals /edited books and presented six research papers, in International /National repute seminars /conferences, in the field of Micropaleontology and Hydrogeology.