Name:Dr.Suman Paul

Designation:Associate Professor and HOD

Qualification:Ph.D.(IIT ,ISM), Dhanbad

Experience:9 Years

Dr. Suman Paulhas joined Presidency University, Bengaluru as an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Petroleum Engineering in 2017. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience. His research interest broadly includes Coal Bed Methane Exploration, Deepwater Hydrocarbon Exploration and Reservoir Geomechanics. He reviews research articles for reputed journals like Natural Hazards (Springer), Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer), Fuel (Elsevier), AAPG Bullatin, etc. He has received ‘Young Teacher’s Award (2014)’ and ‘Bharat Gaurav Award 2016’ in recognition to his contribution in teaching and research.

  1. Awarded “Prafulla Kanta Banerjee Silver Medal” for “Best All Round Graduate in the Remaining Faculty2002” by Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India for commendable performances in academic and extra-curricular activities.
  2. Achieved All India Rank: 32 (with 95.13 percentile) in GATE 2007 (GEOLOGY & GEOPHYSICS).
  3. Awarded “Young Teacher’s Award 2014” for his outstanding contribution in teaching from the Confederation of Education Excellence, New Delhi on 6th September, 2014.
  4. Successfully imparted Field Training Programme on “Cleat and Fracture Mapping” at Sarshatali Coal Mine, Asansol, West Bengal, India to the Geology Team of Integrated Coal Mining Limited (ICML) on 28th June, 2014.
  5. Successfully imparted Field Training on “Cleat and Fracture Mapping” at Jharia Coalfield, Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India to the M.Sc.Tech. and Ph.D. students of the Department of Applied Geophysics, Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad from 23rd to 28th October, 2015.
  6. Awarded“Bharat Gaurav Award 2016” for Meritorious Services, Outstanding Performance and Remarkable Role from the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 12th May, 2016.

  1. Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
  2. Life Member of Indian Geological Congress (IGC)
  3. Life Member of Indian Geophysical Union (IGU)
  4. Professional Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  5. Member of Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA), India
  6. Member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

HoD, Departmnet of Petroleum Engineering
Chairperson, BoS of Petroleum Engineering
Chairperson, DAC of Petroleum Engineering
Faculty Advisor
Time Table Coordinator, School of Engineering
Chairman, EQUI2P 2018
Petroleum Geology, Well Logging, Reservoir Geomechanics, Petroleum Exploration, Coal Bed Methane Exploration
Conference papers
International: 23
National: 4
Journal articles
International: 8
National: 1
Book Chapter: 2
Coal Bed Methane Exploration, Deepwater Hydrocarbon Exploration, Formation Evaluation, Reservoir Geomechanics