NameDr. (Mrs.)  Abha Mittal
Date of Birth19-07-1961
E-mailabhamittal@cbri.res.in
Present DesignationSr. Principal Scientist
DivisionGeotechnical Engineering
AbhaMittal

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity / InstitutionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc.Physics, Chemistry, MathsMeerut UniversityIndia1980
M.Sc.Applied MathsUniversity of RoorkeeIndia1982
P.G.DiplomaComputer ScienceUniversity of RoorkeeIndia1983
Ph.D.SeismologyI.I.T., RoorkeeIndia2005

Specialization

(a) Main Area of SpecializationMathematics
(b) Sub-area of SpecializationSiesmology, Earthquake data handling

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

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Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards) :
  1. Abha Mittal and  Gayatri Devi, A study of Seismicity and Earthquake Hazard of Dehradun Region, Uttarakhand – A Probabilistic approach, Proceeding of Uttarakhand Science & Technology Congress -2009, Pantnagar, Nov., 2009.
  • Publications previous to 2009:
  1. Abha Mittal, Journal Based User Services, UP Library Association Annual Seminar, Oct. 1999.
  2. Abha Mittal and Deepti Agarwal, Physical Verification of Library Collection, UP Library Association Annual Seminar, Oct. 2000.
  3. Abha Mittal, and Tanuja Srivastava, Modeling of Attenuation Relations for peak Horizontal Acceleration and Velocities of Strong Motion in India, International Conference on Mathematical Modeling, Jan. 2001, University of Roorkee, Roorkee.
  4. Abha Mittal, An Integrated Attenuation Relation for Peak Ground Acceleration, 89th Indian Science Congress, Jan 3-7 2002, Lucknow.
  5. Abha Mittal and Atul Kr. Agarwal, Information Technology and Multimedia – its Applications, 89th Indian Science Congress, Jan 3-7 2002, Lucknow.
  6. Abha Mittal, Tanuja Srivastava and Pradeep Kumar, Attenuation Relations for Strong Motion data of Northeast Region of India,Proceedings of 12th Symposium on Earthquake Engg., IIT Roorkee, Dec. 16-18,  2002, Vol. 1, 159-167.
  7. Abha Mittal and Deepti Agarwal, Challenging Roles of Librarians and Information Professionals in Electronic Information Environment, Proceedings of 21st Annual Convention & Conference of Society for Information Science (SIS-2003), 9-11 April, 2003, IIT, Roorkee, Vol. 1, PP. 268-272.
  8. Abha Mittal, A.K. Agarwal and Deepti Agarwal, Information Technology Initiatives in Research Institutes, Proceedings of 21stAnnual Convention & Conference of Society for Information Science (SIS-2003), 9-11 April, 2003, IIT, Roorkee, Vol. 1, PP. 503-510.
  9. Abha Mittal and Pradeep Kumar, Public Awareness for Minimizing the earthquake Effect,   Indian Habitat &  Infrastructure – Need for Innovative Approach, Sept. 25-26 2003,  Roorkee.
  10. Tanuja Srivastava and Abha Mittal (2003), Integrated Attenuation Relation for Indian Strong Motion Data, International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Vol 1, No. DO3, Dec. 2003.
  11. A.K. Agarwal and Abha Mittal, E-Learning for Information Technology – Initiatives and Issues, 91st Indian Science Congress, Jan. 2004.
  12. Abha Mittal and A.K. Agarwal, Jan Sansadhan awam Prabandhan, Hindi Sangoshthi on Bhawan Nirman Ugyog awam Jal Sanrakshan, Sept. 2004, CBRI, Roorkee.
  13. A.K. Agarwal, Abha Mittal and S.K. Negi,  Bhawan Nirman Karyo me Jal Sanrakshan, Hindi Sangoshthi on Bhawan Nirman Ugyog awam Jal Sanrakshan, Sept. 2004, CBRI, Roorkee
  14. Abha Mittal and S. Chakraverty, Probabilistic Seismic Risk Analysis for  the  Occurrence of Earthquakes in Himalayan region of  India, Symposium on Siesmic Hazard Analysis and Microzonation Sept.  2005, IIT, Roorkee.
  15. V.N. Singh and Abha Mittal (2005), Synthetic Accelerograms for two Himalayan earthquakes using convolution, Current Science, Vol. 88, No. 8., 2005.
  16. Abha Mittal, R. Dharmaraju and Gayatri Devi (2008), Probabilistic seismic hazard analysis for Western Himalayan region, India,  CBRI Diamond Jubilee Year Conference on Challenges and Applications of Mathematical Modeling Techniques in Building Science and Technology (CAM2TBST) February 7-8, 2008.
  17. R. Dharmaraju and Abha Mittal (2008), Landslide hazard assessment in parts of Himalaya – A statistical approach, Diamond Jubilee Conference on “Landslide Management – Present scenario & future directions” 10-12 February 2008, CBRI, Roorkee.
  18. Abha Mittal, R. Dharmaraju and Gayatri Devi (2008), Probable occurrence of Earthquakes in Chandigarh Region,  India,  Published in the Proce. of 12th Inter. Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (12IACMAG),Goa, October 1-6, 2008, pp. 3272 – 3282.
  19. Abha Mittal and S. Chakraverty (2005), Probabilistic Seismic Risk Analysis for  the  Occurrence of Earthquakes in Himalayan region of  India, Symposium on Siesmic Hazard Analysis and Microzonation Sept.  2005, IIT, Roorkee.
  20. Gayatri Devi, Abha Mittal, Ashvini Sharma Global Positioning System With ArcPad – An Overview” Proceeding of Uttarakhand Science & Technology Congress -2008, IIT Roorkee, Nov 11-12, 2008.
  21. Abha Mittal , Gayatri Devi & Ashvini Sharma “Natural Disasters and Mitigation through Information Technology – Indian Scenario”Proceeding of Uttarakhand Science & Technology Congress -2008, IIT Roorkee, Nov 11-12, 2008.
  22. Abha Mittal & A.K. Agrawal, Role of Information technology in Building cience And technology,  Proceeding of Uttarakhand Science &Technology Congress -2008, IIT Roorkee, Nov 11-12, 2008.
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Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):.

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Nari Shakti Samman AwardUttarakhand Govt. alongwith Leading Newspaper Amar UjalaEarthquake modeling and simulation for Himalayan regionMar-08
Professional Experience:
26 years of working experience as a scientist in CBRI. I have  involved mainly in the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation activities of the Institute and after that supervised the activity Automation and computerization of Library of the Institute.  1998 onwards I have undertaken the research projects on seismicity and earthquake data handling and analysis for Himalayan region
Any other:
Associated as one of the editor in publishing of the following:

  • CBRI, Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 1,   Jan-March  2003
  • CBRI, Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 2,   April – June 2003
  • CBRI Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 3,    July -Sept   2003
  • CBRI Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 4,    Oct – Dec   2003
  • Newsletter in Hindi (Bhawnika),     Oct – Dec   2003
  • CBRI, Annual Report, 2003.
  • CBRI, Newsletter, Vol. 20, No. 1,    Jan – March  2004
  • CBRI, Newsletter, Vol. 20, No. 2,    April – June  2004
  • CBRI, Newsletter, Vol. 20, No. 3&4,  July – Dec  2004
  • CBRI, Annual Report, 2004.
  • CBRI Newsletter, Vol. 21, No. 1,     Jan -March  2005

Life Member of following:

  • Computer Society of India
  • Indian Science Congress Association
  • Society for Information Science
  • Indian Society of Earthquake Technology