Sumit Verma

Sumit Verma

Assistant Professor, Geology Program Coordinator
Department of Geosciences
Geology Program
Geoscience Room 109

Geology Program

Department of Geosciences


Dr. Sumit Verma is an Assistant Professor of Geophysics at UTPB, and became Geology Program Coordinator in 2017. Dr. Verma received his M.S. (2007) in Applied Geophysics from the Indian School of Mines - Dhanbad, and his Ph.D. (2015) in Geophysics from the University of Oklahoma under the supervision of Prof. Kurt Marfurt.  After earning his PhD, he worked for one year as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Verma also worked with Reliance Industries Ltd. E&P for four years (2007-2011) as a development geoscientist. Dr. Verma’s research areas are Seismic Interpretation, Quantitative Interpretation and Reservoir Characterization. His scientific records includes, fourteen technical papers in well-known geoscience journals, more than twenty expanded abstracts, and six invited talks. Dr. Verma is a deputy associate editor for the peer-reviewed scientific journal: Interpretation.

Curriculum Vitae

Recent Teaching


  • Physical Geology
  • Exploration Geophysics
  • Structural Geology with Lab
  • Seismic Exploration
  • Well Logging


  • 3D Seismic Interpretation
  • Quantitative Interpretation
  • Prospect Evaluation (IBA Companion Course)


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Last Updated: 06/02/2021