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Manika Prasad


Contact Information:

Manika Prasad, Assoicate Professor
Petroleum Engineering Department
Center for Rock Abuse
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO 80401

Phone: (303) 273-3457
Fax: (303) 273-3189


  • B.S. (major: Geology, minor: Chemistry) from St. Xavier's College, Bombay
  • M.S. (major: Geology, minor: Geophysics and Marine Geology) from University of Kiel, Germany
  • Ph.D. (major: Geophysics, minor: Marine Geology) from University of Kiel, Germany

Research Projects:

  • Nanophase earth materials
  • Organic-rich shales
  • Heavy oils
  • Acoustic and Atomic Force Acoustic Imaging

Teaching Interests:

  • Rock physics and rock mechanics
  • Formation Evaluation and Well log analysis
  • Laboratory Methods in Earth Sciences

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