Profile: Eswaran Padmanabhan

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Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Department of Geosciences


Office Address
R&D Building, Block A Ground Floor
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Bandar Seri Iskandar
32610
Perak, Malaysia.
Contact
Phone: +60 5-368 7069
Email: eswaran_padmanabhan@utp.edu.my

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PhD, Mineralogy, Microscopy, Geochemistry, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
MSc, Mineralogy, Microscopy, Rijkuniversiteit Ghent, Belgium.
BSc, Geology, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia.


Eswaran completed his BSc in Geology (Hons) in 1988 at the University of Malaya, and later obtained a Masterin Science from Rijksuniversiteit Ghent, Belgium in 1991. He obtained his PhD from the University of Saskatchewan in 1995. He joined the Department of Geosciences UTP in January 2010. He teaches Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrography and Regional & Petroleum Geology of Malaysia and SEA. His research interest and consultancy work includes surface chemistry, dissolution kinetics and sorption-desorption phenomena. He is currently the Director of the MOR - EOR research consortium.

Area of Expertise:

Mineralo-Chemistry.

Publication:

Yin Sing, Lee and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2011) IMPACT OF SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN MICROFABRICS ON THE THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF SUBIS LIMESTONE. In: Petroleum Geology Conference and Exhibition 2011, KLCC.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Ganeson, Rajamohan and Nazor, Siti Nuralia and Mokhtar, Mohd Afiq and M Viswanathan, Prasanna (2010) IMPACT OF SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN MICROFABRICS ON HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS OF SOME SEDIMENTARY ROCKS. In: ICIPEG 2010, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur. .

Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2010) SPATIAL VARIABILITY IN THE BELAIT FORMATION: IMPACT ON RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION AND MANAGEMENT CONSIDERATIONS (EOR). In: PGCE 2010, KLCC, Kuala Lumpur.

Masnan, Safiq and Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Mokhtar, Mohd Afiq and Ganeson, Rajamohan and Viswanathan, Prasanna (2010) THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY VALUES OF SOME SANDSTONES AND SHALES FROM THE BELAIT FORMATION. Newsletter of the Geological Society of Malaysia, 36 (1). pp. 1-4. ISSN 0126-5539 PP2509/07/2011(028111)

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Reich, Paul (2010) SOIL CARBON STOCKS IN SARAWAK, MALAYSIA. In: Carbon Sequestration, Bogor Indonesia.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Mermut, Ahmet (2010) CLASSIFYING SOILS AT THE ULTIMATE STAGE OF WEATHERING: A CONTINUING CHALLENGE FOR SUSTAINABLE AGROMANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE 21ST CENTURY. In: 19th World Congress of Soil Science, August 1-6, 2010, Brisbane, Australia.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2009) TEACHING EARTH SCIENCE IN THE DIGITAL ERA. In: Teaching and Learning Forum , Curtin UNiversity of Technology, Sarawak.

Kessler, Franz and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2008) Aquifers and ferric spring deposits south of Miri, Sarawak: impact on facies characterisation of coastal sediments. Newsletter of the Geological Society of Malaysia . .

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Reich, Paul (2008) Impact of microvariability on the classification and management of peatlands in Asia. In: Carbopeat.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Kessler, Frans (2008) Fabric variability within layered Fe-oxide deposits in Mid-Late Miocene sedimentary formations, NW Borneo: Impact on facies architectural interpretations. Geological Society of Malaysia, , Bulletin 54, November 2008 . pp. 165-169.

Ben-Awuah, Joel and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2014) Porosity and Permeability Modifications by Diagenetic Processes in Fossiliferous Sandstones of the West Baram Delta, Offshore Sarawak. [Citation Index Journal]

Ben-Awuah, Joel and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2014) Geochemical Variations in Hydrocarbon Components Distribution in a Prograding Deltaic Sequence: A case study of the Baram Delta, Offshore Sarawak Basin, Malaysia. [Citation Index Journal]

Ben-Awuah, Joel and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2013) Impact of Bioturbation on reservoir quality: A case study of biogenically reduced permeabilities in reservoir sandstones of the Baram Delta, offshore Sarawak. In: International Oil and Gas Symposium and Exhibition, October 9-11, 2013, Sabah.

Ben-Awuah, Joel and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2013) EXTRACTION POTENTIAL OF DIFFERENT SOLVENTS IN THE STUDY OF ORGANIC MATTER CONCENTRATIONS IN THE ENVIRONMENT. In: National Geoscience Conference 2013. Held at Ipoh, Perak.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Reich, Paul (2008) Impact of microvariability on the classification and management of peatlands in Asia. In: Carbopeat.Rahmani, Omeid and Aali, Jafar and Junin, Radzuan and Mohseni, Hassan and Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Azdarpour, Amin and Zarza, Sahar and Moayyed, Mohsen and Ghasanfari, Parviz (2013) The origin of oil in the Cretaceous succession from the South Pars Oil Layer of the Persian Gulf. [Citation Index Journal]

Ballula, Shama Mohammed and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2013) FTIR CHARACTERIZATION OF DEVONIAN SHALES (MARCELLUS-BATU GAJAH). In: National Geoscience Conference 2013, Kinta River View Hotel.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Reich, Paul (2013) Soil carbon stocks in Sarawak, Malaysia. [Citation Index Journal]

Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2012) Enhanced Ranking of Sedimentary Basins for Resilient CO2 Sequestration. In: GEO-2012, 10th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, 4-7 March 2012, Manama, Bahrain.

Ramli, Syamim and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2012) Heterogeneity of the Hydrocarbon Distribution in Tertiary Sediments of North-East Sarawak. In: IPTC 2011, February 7-9, 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari and Mermut, Ahmet (2011) Classifying soils at the ultimate stage of weathering in the tropics. [Citation Index Journal]

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari (2011) Variations in N2 fluxes in some hydrosequences in Malaysia. In: International seminar on INCREASED AGRICULTURAL NITROGEN CIRCULATION IN ASIA: , Sept 26-Oct 1, 2011, Taiwan

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Eswaran, Hari (2011) Impact of Shifting Agriculture on the Sustainability of Anthroscapes in Sarawak, Malaysia. In: Sustainable Land Management: Learning from the PAst for the Future. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 285-292. ISBN 978-3-642-14781-4

Padmanabhan, Eswaran and Mohd Pauzi, Ahmad Syabil (2011) FABRIC ANOMALY IN MUD CLAST DISTRIBUTION IN THE LAMBIR FORMATION (MID TO LATE MIOCENE), SARAWAK. In: Petroleum Geology Conference and Exhibition, KLCC.

Ramli, Mohd Syamim and Padmanabhan, Eswaran (2011) SOME DIFFERENTIATING FIELD CHARACTERISTICS BETWEEN THE BELAIT & LAMBIR FORMATIONS, NORTH SARAWAK. Petroelum Geology Conference and Exhibition 2011 .