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Details of S.M. Mainul Kabir


Qualifications

 [2] Master of Science (MS) in Petroleum Geology and Geophysics University of Dhaka, Dhaka (Bangladesh)

[3] Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Geology. University of Dhaka, Dhaka (Bangladesh)

 Work experiences

[1] Assistant Director (Assistant Geologist), Geological Survey of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (18/02/2007–27/10/2007)  

[2] Assistant Manager (Geophysics), Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Ltd (BAPEX). (27/10/2007-01/01/2012)

[3] Deputy Manager (Geophysics), Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Ltd (BAPEX). (01/01/2012-10/11/2013)

[4] Lecturer Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (11/11/2013–21/05/2015)

[5] Assistant Professor Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka (Bangladesh. (21/05/2015–Present)

 Research Interests

Being a Geologist and Exploration Geophysicists  I am keenly interested a multi-disciplinary research agenda that focuses on the following fields:

[1] 2D and 3D seismic survey line design.

[2] Field quality control of 2D and 3D seismic data.

[3] Seismic Data processing and interpretation.

[4] HSE monitoring of seismic operation.

[5] Seismic drilling management.

[6] Resistivity sounding and profiling.

[7] Petroleum Reservoir characterization.

[8] Petroleum reservoir stimulation, EOR, interaction of drilling fluids with reservoir rock, reservoir heterogeneity and reserve growth potential - recovery factor optimization in petroleum reservoirs. 

[9] Detail Geological and Geomorphological mapping .

[10] Sedimentology  and tectonics.

 

Project experience funding acquisition:

[1] Associate investigator, Project titled: Causes, Distribution and Environmental Impact Assessment of Gas Seepage in Titas Gas Field, Brahmanbaria , Bangladesh. Project funded by Ministry of science and technology, Bangladesh government. Starts in June 2015.

 [2] Field QC Incharge : 3D seismic survey over Rashidpur, Kailash Tila, Sylhet, Titas, Bakhrabad & Saldanadi structures of Bangladesh. (2010-2013)

 [3] Survey Incharge : 250 line km 2D seismic survey in Block-11, Bangladesh, 30-fold, season: 2008-2009

 [4] [4] Survey Incharge : 300 line km 2D seismic survey in Block-03, Bangladesh, 30-fold, season: 2007-2008

[5] Research Assistant : Geothermal Research Group Bangladesh. A joint research project conducted by Geology Department of Dhaka University and Royel Institute of Sweden (KTH) . (2007-2008)

 [6] Research Assistant in the project entitled ‘Geotechnical Investigation of the proposed Purbachal Residential Area at North-Eastern Periphery of Dhaka City, Bangladesh’.Project Director: Dr.A.S.M. Woobaidullah, Professor, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. (2006).

 [7] Worked as Research Assistant in the project entitled ‘Geophysical Investigation for Groundwater Exploration in JHILMIL Project under RAJUK, Bangladesh’.Project Director: Dr.A.S.M. Woobaidullah, Professor, Department of Geology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 Research articles:

[1] Rahman M., Kabir, S.M.M., and Lupin J.H.,( Accepted for Volume June 2016) Shallow gas prospect evaluation in Shahbazpur Structure using seismic attributes analysis-a case strudy for Bhola Island Southern Bangladesh Dhaka University Journal of Science.

 [2] Mondol, M.A.M., Quamruzzaman, C., Kabir, S.M.M., Hossain, S.M.Z., (Dec-2013) Open pit slope design of Barapukuria Coal Mine using Limit Equilibrium Methods of slope stability analysis (International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering-IJETAE,vol-3,issue-12,)

[3] Quamruzzaman, C., Mandol, M.A.M., Ahmed, M.T., Kabir, S.M.M., Ahmed, Z.,( March-2014) A proposal of open pit coal mine at the northern part of Barapukuria Coal Field,Dinajpur, Bangladesh (International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering- IJETAE, vol-4, issue-3,)

[4]  Kabir,S.M.M.,and Imam, B. (2013) Geological Factors contributing to high-heat flow in the part of Barapukuria Underground Mine (Bangladesh Journal of Geology, Vol-31-32).

Teaching areas:

  • Theory course: • Introduction to Computing (Undergrad) •Descriptive Sedimentary Petrology (Undergrad) •Geophysical Methods : Electrical & Seismic (Undergrad) • Principles of Petroleum Geology (Undergrad) • Exploration Geology (Postgrad) • Modern Seismic Methods and Interpretation (Postgrad) •Petroleum Engineering (Postgrad) • Petroleum Exploration Techniques(Postgrad) • Engineering Geophysics (Postgrad) • Environmental Geophysics (Postgrad)

 

Practical courses: •Geological Map Lab (Undergrad) •Sedimentary Petrology Lab (Undergrad) •Subsurface Geology Lab (Undergrad) •Geophysics Lab ( Undergrad) •Seismic Data Interpretation Lab ( Postgrad) •Well Log Dara Interpretation Lab ( Postgrad)

Academic research supervision: •Research supervision (M.S) students on Petroleum Geology and Geophysics Discipline.

Membership in professional societies

•Bangladesh geological society (BGS) G-719

• Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicist

•Co-Advisor, AAPG Student Chapter of Dhaka University