CSIR - National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad
Dr V. M. Tiwari’s research interest includes measurement and modeling of gravity and magnetic data for the investigation of Earth‘s structure and resources. He is currently engaged in lithospheric configuration and deformation of converging plate margins and water mass variability estimation from new generation of satellite data. Prior to taking over as the Director of CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad, he headed the Centre for Earth Science Studies (presently NCESS). He was post-doctoral fellow at IPGP, Paris, LEGOS, CNES Toulouse France, Research Scientist at GEOMAR&CAU Kiel Germany and Research Associate at University of Colorado, Boulder USA. He has received several awards and honours including Krishnan Gold Medal (IGU) -2008, National Mineral Award- 2007, CSIR Young Scientist Award, 2003, UP-CST Young Scientist Award, 2001, INSA MEDAL for Young Scientist, 2000 and ONGC-AEG Best Ph.D. Award, 1999. He is Fellow of Indian National Science Academy and Indian Geophysical Union. He is a member of INSA-IUGG/CODATA, Research Advisory Council of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun and the Editorial boards of the Journals such as Himalayan Geology and J E.S.I.