Qualifications: B.E (Mining), M.Tech (Mining) and Ph.D. (Mining)
Dr. Mallikarjun Pillalamarry holds B.E (Mining), M.Tech (Mining) and Ph.D. (Mining) degrees. He has five year post-doctoral experience in coalbed methane, carbon sequestration and shale gas research. He studied gas sorption, shrinkage/swelling, permeability characteristics of various coals and shale samples. He also carried out shale/coal reservoir production simulations. He has completed projects related to environmental problems associated with mining industry using GIS and remote sensing techniques. He has experience in teaching various mining courses like surface mining, underground mining, mining machinery, mine ventilation, etc. Dr. Pillalamarry is author/co-author of various peer-reviewed journal publications also associated with peer-reviewing of articles for international journals. His research interests are unconventional gas reservoirs, mine ventilation and mine environment, GIS applications in mining.