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Dr. T. Harinarayana

Designation : Professor
Nature of Employment : Regular
Qualification : Ph.D (ISM), Ph.D (UK), M.Sc. (Tech.) Geophysics, B.Sc
Phone : 9099097528
Email ID : director.cers@crescent.education


Educational Background

Degree Dicipline Year of Passing University
B.Sc Maths, Physics, Chemistry 1974 Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati
M.Sc – Tech Geophysics 1977 Andhra University
Ph.D (ISM) Tellurics 1984 Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad
Ph.D (UK) Magnetotellurics 1988 Edinburgh University, UK

Work Experience

Designation Institution Duration No. of Years
Professor B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology 04.05.2018 to till date 1.8 Years
Advisor to Vice Chancellor GTU, Ahmadabad, Gujarat 03.06.2017 – 03.05.2018 1 Year
Director General GERMI, GandiNagar,Gujarat 02.10.2011 -02.06.2017 6 Years
Director’s Grade Scientist NGRI, Hydrabad Feb 1980 -30.09.2011 31 Years

Lecture Courses

  • Research Methodology


Area of Research Interest

  • Engergy
  • Environmental
  • Geoexproration


International Journals &National Journals

S No. Author(s) Title Name of Journal Volume Page Year
1 D. Malleswari, K. Veeraswamy, K.K.AbdulAzeez, A.K. Gupta, Narendra Babu, Prasanta K. Patro, T. Harinarayana Magnetotelluric investigation of lithospheric electrical structure beneath the DhawarCration in south India: Evidence for mantle suture and plume –continental interaction Geoscience Frontiers ELSEVIER Vol.10 Issue-5 1915-1930 2019
2 K. K. Abdul Azeez, Kapil Mohan, K. Veeraswamy, K. Rastogi, Arvind K. Gupta, T.Harinarayana 3D crustal resistivity structure beneath the Wagad aftershock zone of the 2001 Bhuj earthquake, Kutch, India: Heterogeneous resistivity structure controlled by widespread fluid infiltration and clues to aftershocks pattern. Tectonophysics 747–748 54-67 13 November 2018
3 K.K. Abdul Azeez, Prasanta K. Patro, T. Harinarayana, S.V.S. Sarma Magnetotelluric imaging across the tectonic structures in the eastern segment of the Central Indian Tectonic Zone: Preserved imprints of polyphase tectonics and evidence for suture status of the Tan Shear Precambrian Research Vol.298 325–340 2017
4 Begum, S.K. and Harinarayana, T. Basement Configuration from Magnetotelluric Studies in Bhuj Earthquake Epicentral Zone, Gujarat, India. Open Journal of Earthquake Research Vol. 5 177-188 2016
5 Bhutka, J. Gajjar, J. and Harinarayana, T. Modelling of Solar Thermal Power Plant Using Parabolic Trough Collector Journal of Power and Energy Engineering (JPEE) Vol. 4 9-25 2016
6 H Anderson, WD Parkinson, R Hermanto, J Sayers, NL Bindoff, HW Dosso, W Nienaber, F Krause, HJ Schmidt, SL Fontes, T Harinarayana, GJK Dawes, VRS Hutton, TA Minshull, NR Goulty, J Zhang, H Kanamori, S Yoshida, GR Dargahi-Noubary, K Brown, W O’Reilly, SL Webb I Jackson, JD Fitz Gerald, HH Schloessin, G Ranalli, P Wasilewski, C Sotin, M Madon Palaeomagnetism and Geophysical and Geological Events Guest Editors: F. Heller, KM Storetvedt and JDA Zijderveld, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors Vol. 52 394-395 2016
7 Shahare, S. and Harinarayana, T. Energy Efficient Air Conditioning System Using Geothermal Cooling-Solar Heating in Gujarat, India. DOI:10.4236/jpee.2016.41004 Journal of Power and Energy Engineering Vol. 4 57-71 2016
8 K. K. Abdul Azeez, K. Veeraswamy, Arvind K. Gupta, Narendra Babu, SateeshChandrapuri, T. Harinarayana The Electrical Resistivity Structure of Lithosphere across the Dharwar Craton Nucleus and Coorg Block of South Indian shield: Evidence of Collision, and Modified and Preserved Lithosphere. . DOI: 10.1002/2014JB011854. Journal of Geophysical Research (Solid Earth) 6698-6721 2015
9 Reddy, C. and Harinarayana, T Solar Thermal Energy Generation Potential in Gujarat and Tamil Nadu States, India. DOI:10.4236/epe.2015.713056. Energy and Power Engineering Vol. 7 591-603 2015
10 Gajjar, J. , Agravat, S. and Harinarayana, T Solar PV Energy Generation Map of Karnataka,India. DOI:10.4236/sgre.2015.612027. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Vol. 6 333-343 2015
11 Sagarkumar M. Agravat, N. V. S. Manyam, T. Harinarayana “Theoretical Study of Wind Turbine Model with a New Concept on Swept Area” Energy and Power Engineering Vol.7 127-134 2015
12 M. A. Rasheed, P. L. Srinivasa Rao., AnandPatil.,Harshit Patel, Shubhangi Kala, Annapurna Boruah., Syed Zaheer Hasan., P.H. Rao, T. Harinarayana. Identification of Hydrocarbon Microseepage Using Trace Metal Indicators in Petroliferous Region of South Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India. International Journal of Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering (IJPPE) Vol.1, Issue 1 12-19 2015
13 Syed ZaheerHasan , M. A. Rasheed and T. Harinarayana. Shale gas: A non-conventional hydrocarbon as future energy resource. Journal of the Geological Society of India. Vol.85 322-330 2015
14 Anthony E. Akpan, Mahesh Narayanan, T. Harinarayana “Estimation of Subsurface Temperatures in the Tattapani Geothermal Field, Central India, from Limited Volume of Magnetotelluric Data and Borehole Thermograms Using a Constructive Back- Propagation Neural Network” https://doi.org/10.1175/2013EI000539.1 https://doi.org/10.1175/2013EI000539.1 Earth Interactions Vol. 8 Paper No. 6 1-26 2014
15 T. Harinarayana, K. J. Kashyap “Solar energy generation potential estimation in India and Gujarat, Andhra, Telangana states” DOI:10.4236/sgre.2014.511025. Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Vol. 5 275-289 2014
16 K. Tiwari, T. Harinarayana “Increasing the Efficiency of Grid Tied Micro Wind Turbines in Low Wind Speed Regimes” Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Vol. 5 249-257 2014
17 M. A. Rasheed, Syed Zaheer Hasan, P. L. Srinivasa Rao, Annapurna Boruah, V. Sudarshan, B. Kumar, T. Harinarayana Application of geo-microbial prospecting method for finding oil and gas reservoirs. DOI 10.1007/s11707-014-0448-5 Frontiers of Earth Sciences 1-11 2014
18 S. PrabhakarEknath Rao, G. Dhanunjaya Naidu, T. Harinarayana, S V S Sarma and A.K. Gupta An anomalous high conductivity upper crustal body detected underneath the Surajkund hot spring area from a magnetotellric study. J. Ind. Geophys Union Vol.18, No.4 425-433 2014
19 Harinarayana T. and Veeraswamy K. Electromagneitc signatures of Collision Zones in India. DOI:10.1134/S0016852114040050 Geotectonics Vol. 48 No. 4 pp. 327–345 2014
20 G ManojSiddhardha and T.Harinarayana Aircraft Disaster Management in Gujarat Using Geographic Information System International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR) ISSN: 2321-0869 Vol-2 Issue-4 28-36 2014
21 P. Lakshmi Srinivasa Rao, M. A. Rasheed, S. Zaheer Hasan, P. H. Rao, T. Harinarayana Role of Geochemistry in Coalbed Methane – A Review, Geosciences. DOI:10.5923/j.geo.20140402.01 A Review, Geosciences Vol. 4(2) 29-32 2014
22 T. Harinarayana A Study on the Possible Oil Spill & Gas Leakage Vulnerable Zones of Gujarat State Using GIS Tools J. Ind. Geophys. Union Vol. 18 73-84 2014

International Conferences / Seminars (Attended)

Sr.No. Title of the Paper Title of Seminar/ Conference   Organized by International/ National/State/ Regional/College or University level
1 Invited talk on Green Energy Technologies for Smart Cities International Conference on Green Energy Technologies for Smart Cities SRM University –AP, Amaravati International Conference held on 19-21 Dec 2018


Sl.No Title Inventors Country (Publication Date) Filing Date
1 Location Based Coding System Implemented on a GPS Navigation Dr.T.Harinarayana and Mr. Pitabaram India 30.09.2019


Additional Responsibilities

  • Promoting Research, Sponsored project, Consultancy for all departments as Director (CSD)