Former Dy. Director General and HoD of the Marine and Coastal Surveys Division, Geological Survey of India
Dr. Thomas Mathai handled as a Team Leader for several offshore geotechnical projects along the west coast of India.He was nominated as the Technical Expert of Ernakulam District Environmental Impact Assessment Appellate Authority.He served as the Technical Expert for the Committee for preparation of rules under Offshore Areas Mineral Development Act constituted by the Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, Task Force Committee for acquisition of the Ocean Going Research Vessel R.V. Samudra Ratnakar (commissioned) of the Geological Survey of India and Task Force Committee for acquisition of the Geotechnical Vessel (under construction) for the Geological Survey of India.He was selected as the Convenor of International Geological Correlation Programme (IGCP) Project-588 (2010-2014) on `Preparing for Coastal Change’. He prepared and compiled the comprehensive publication of `Augmenting Maritime Infrastructure along West Coast of India: Feasibility surveys with development potential`.
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