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J.P. Narayan
Professor
jp.narayan[at]eq.iitr.ac.in
91-01332-285127
https://iitr.ac.in/Departments/Earthquake%20Department/People/Faculty/100206.html
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Honours and Awards
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Teaching Engagements
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Research Interests
Physics based broadband earthquake ground motion synthetics, Development of viscoelastic staggered-grid finite-difference codes, Seismic microzonation & multi-dimensional basin effects on ground motion, Quantification of hills and valleys on the ground motion characteristics, Site-city interaction effects on dynamic response of buildings and basin, Development of seismic metamaterials
BioSketch
Educational Details
Banaras Hindu University
1994
Ph.D., Geophysics
Banaras Hindu University
1990
M.Sc.Tech, Geophysics
Banaras Hindu University
1986
B.Sc.(Hons), Phy., Math. & Chem.
Professional Background
Professor
04 Apr 2014 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Associate Professor
30 Nov 2005 - 03 Apr 2014
IIT Roorkee
Assistant Professor
16 Dec 1999 - 29 Nov 2005
IIT Roorkee
Lecturer
01 Oct 1996 - 15 Dec 1999
University of Roorkee
Project Fellow
01 Sep 1994 - 30 Sep 1996
BHU, Varanasi
Research
Projects
TOPIC START DATE FIELD DESCRIPTION FINANCIAL OUTLAY FUNDING AGENCY OTHER OFFICERS
Numerical simulation of effects of topography on ground motion characteristics for earthquake disaster mitigation 01 Jan 2011 Engineering Seismology 14.42 Lacs CSIR, New Delhi None
Development of 3D fourth order finite difference algorithm for strong ground motion simulation 01 Jan 2009 Engineering Seismology 23.49 Lacs MoES New Delhi None
Aggravation factors for seismic microzonation of Chhattarpur basin, New Delhi. 01 Jan 2006 Engineering Seismology 4.56 Lakh EREC-IMD, New Delhi None
Site-specific strong ground motion prediction and study of local site effects using 2.5D and 3D simu 01 Jan 2003 Engineering Seismology 12.14 Lakh DST, New Delhi None
Broadband seismograph network for modelling of earthquake source and upper crust in the Garhwal Kuma 01 Jan 2002 Seismic instrumentation 24.96 DST, New Delhi Dr. M.L. Sharma
Numerical simulation of strong ground motion 01 Jan 1999 Engineering Seismology 4.43 Lakh INSA, New Delhi None
Engineering perspective of strong ground motion simulation 01 Jan 1998 Engineering seismology 0.15 Lakh UGC Minor Project None




Publications
Quantification of the Effects of an Urban Layer on Rayleigh Wave Characteristics and Development of a Meta-City
2022
Lav Joshi and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 3253–3277 , Volumes: 179 ,
Depth-dependent free surface effect to predict ground motion at depth for the design of underground structures
2021
J.P. Narayan and Sakshi Rautela | Springer
Journal: Arabian Journal of Geosciences Pages: 2354 , Volumes: 14 ,
Effects of shape and complexity of ridge topography on the comparative amplification scenario for the SH- and SV-waves
2021
Neeraj Kumar, J.P. Narayan, Vinay Kumar and Vishwendra Tiwari | Springer
Journal: J. Earth Syst. Sci. Pages: 30 , Volumes: 136 ,
Effects of P-SV wave propagation on ground motion characteristics due to variation in subsurface basement topography
2021
Vinay Kumar, J.P. Narayan, Vishal Khatri, Neeraj Kumar and Kamal | Springer
Journal: JIGU Pages: 1-8 , Volumes: 25 ,
Role of impedance contrast in SCI effects on building response and free field motion under double resonance condition
2020
J.P. Narayan, Prerna Singh and Simaran Verma | Earth Science Institute of SAS
Journal: Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy Pages: 135-159 , Volumes: 50 ,
Computation of ground motion amplification scenario in NCT Delhi for earthquake engineering purposes and seismic microzonation
2020
Luxman Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 3797–3829 , Volumes: 177 ,
Effects of geometry and rheological parameters of large basin on the SH-wave response of sub-basin in the basin sub-basin models
2020
J.P. Narayan and Garima Yadav | Springer
Journal: Journal of Seismology Pages: 149-163 , Volumes: 24 ,
Effects of site-city-interaction and polarisation of the incident S-wave on the transfer function and fundamental frequency of structures
2019
Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 747–774 , Volumes: 97 ,
Quantification of fundamental frequencies of 3D basins and structures and site city interaction effects on responses of structures
2019
Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 4477–4502 , Volumes: 176 ,
A scenario of ground shaking hazards in intracratonic circular basin generated surface waves: an earthquake engineering perspective
2018
J.P. Narayan and Kamal | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 1841–1857 , Volumes: 92 ,
insulating effects of shape and size of a hill topography on the Rayleigh wave characteristics
2018
J.P. Narayan, Neeraj Kumar and Ranu Chauhan | Springer
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 2623–2642 , Volumes: 175 ,
Quantification of effects of shape and shape-ratio of ridge and valley on the Rayleigh wave characteristics
2018
J.P. Narayan and Arbendra Kumar | World Scientific
Journal: Journal of Earthquake and Tsunami Pages: 1850007 , Volumes: 12 ,
Quantification of effects of shape and shape-ratio of ridge and valley on the Rayleigh wave characteristics
2018
Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Oxford Academic
Journal: Geophysical Journal International Pages: 422-441 , Volumes: 212 ,
Study of 2D Basins and Site-City Interaction Effects on Ground Motion Characteristics
2018
Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: JIGU Pages: 16-23 , Volumes: 22 ,
Study of role of various parameters affecting the characteristics of basin generated surface waves and associated spatial variation of ground motion in 2D basins
2016
J.P. Narayan, P.K. Singh and Kamal | Springer
Journal: Int. Jr. Geo-Engineering Pages: 1-19 , Volumes: 7 ,
Quantification of 3D basement focusing effects on ground motion characteristics
2016
D. Sahar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Journal of Seismology Pages: 167-183 , Volumes: 20 ,
Quantification of modification of ground motion due to urbanization in a 3D basin using viscoelastic finite-difference modelling
2016
D. Sahar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 779-806 , Volumes: 81 ,
study of effects of sediment-damping, impedance contrast and size of semi-spherical basin on the focusing and trapping of the basin-generated surface waves
2016
Kamal and J.P. Narayan | Taylor and Francis
Journal: Journal of Earthquake Engineering Pages: 406–427 , Volumes: 20 ,
A study of effects of curvature of synclinal basement topography on ground motion characteristics
2015
Kamal and J.P. Narayan | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geophyzika Pages: 1-25 , Volumes: 32 ,
Effects of complex interaction of Rayleigh waves with tunnel on the free surface ground motion and the strain across the tunnel-lining
2015
J.P. Narayan, D. Kumar and D. Sahar | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 479-495 , Volumes: 79 ,
3D basin-shape-ratio effects on frequency content and spectral amplitudes of basin-generated surface waves and associated spatial ground motion amplification and differential ground motion
2015
Kamal and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Journal of Seismology Pages: 293-316 , Volumes: 19 ,
Study of role of basin-shape in the site-city-interaction effects on the ground motion characteristics
2015
D. Sahar J.P. Narayan and Neeraj Kumar | Natural Hazards
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 1167-1186 , Volumes: 75 ,
A numerical study of effects of ridge-weathering and ridge-shape-ratio on the ground motion characteristics
2015
J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar | Springer
Journal: Journal of Seismology Pages: 83-104 , Volumes: 19 ,
A numerical study of effects of valley-weathering and valley-shape-ratio on the ground motion characteristics
2015
J.P. Narayan, M.Y. Yasir and Kamal | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 154-175 , Volumes: 63 ,
P-SV wave time-domain finite-difference algorithm with realistic damping and a combined study of effects of sediment rheology and basement focusing
2014
J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar ( | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 1214-1245 , Volumes: 62 ,
3D viscoelastic finite-difference code and modelling of basement focusing effects on ground motion characteristics
2014
J.P. Narayan and D. Sahar | Springer
Journal: Computational Geosciences Pages: 1023-1047 , Volumes: 18 ,
Scenario of ground motion amplification in Kolkata megacity (India) for seismic microzonation and risk assessment
2014
Amit Shiuly, V. Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 425-450 , Volumes: 62 ,
spatial spectral amplification of basin-transduced Rayleigh waves
2014
J.P. Narayan and R. Kumar | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 751-765 , Volumes: 71 ,
A fourth-order accurate finite-difference program for the simulation of SH-wave propagation in heterogeneous viscoelastic medium
2013
J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 173-189 , Volumes: 30 ,
Study of combined effects of sediment rheology and anticlinal basement topography on ground motion characteristics
2013
Vinay Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 75-93 , Volumes: 30 ,
Effects of angle of incidence of SH-wave on the characteristics of SLD-induced Love waves, Jr. Earthquake and Tsunami
2012
J. P. Narayan | World Scientific
Journal: Journal Earthquake and Tsunami Pages: 1250006 , Volumes: 6 ,
Effects of P-wave and S-wave impedance contrast on the characteristics of basin transduced Rayleigh waves
2012
J. P. Narayan | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 693-709 , Volumes: 169 ,
seismic microzonation of Kolkata city (India)
2012
Amit Shiuly and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Natural Hazards Pages: 223-240 , Volumes: 60 ,
Parsimonious staggered grid P-SV wave FD algorithm with VGR-stress imaging technique and variable grid size
2010
J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 45-68 , Volumes: 27 ,
effects of impedance contrast and soil thickness on the basin transduced Rayleigh waves and associated differential ground motion
2010
J. P. Narayan | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 1485-1510 , Volumes: 167 ,
Study of effects of focal depth on the characteristics of Rayleigh waves using finite difference method
2010
J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 624-644 , Volumes: 58 ,
Effects of soil layering on the characteristics of basin-edge induced surface waves and associated spatial Variability and aggravation factor
2009
J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 294-310 , Volumes: 57 ,
Implementation of absorbing boundary conditions in a 4th order accurate SH-wave staggered grid finite difference algorithm with variable grid size
2008
Kumar S. and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Acta Geophysica Pages: 1090-1108 , Volumes: 56 ,
Effects of strong lateral discontinuity on ground Motion characteristics and aggravation factor
2008
J.P. Narayan and Alka A. Richharia | Springer
Journal: Journal of Seismology Pages: 557-573 , Volumes: 12 ,
Parsimonious staggered grid SH-wave FD algorithm with VGR-stress imaging technique and variable grid size
2008
J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 271-294 , Volumes: 165 ,
Importance of quantification of local site effects based on wave propagation in seismic microzonation
2008
S. Kumar and J.P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Jr. of Earth Science System Pages: 731-748 , Volumes: 117 ,
Geotechnical and structural Damage in Tamil Nadu, from the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
2006
Maheshwari B.K., Sharma M.L. and Narayan J.P. | EERI
Journal: Earthquake Spectra Pages: s475-s493 , Volumes: 22 ,
Effects of soil layering on the characteristics of basin-edge induced surface waves and differential ground motion
2006
J.P. Narayan and S.P. Singh | Taylor & Franchise
Journal: Journal of Earthquake Engineering Pages: 595-614 , Volumes: 10 ,
Tsunami intensity mapping along the coast of Tamilnadu (India) during the deadliest Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004
2006
J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 1279-1304 , Volumes: 163 ,
Numerical study of island effects on the Rayleigh wave characteristics
2006
J. P. Narayan | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 1-12 , Volumes: 23 ,
Study of effects of underground ridge on the ground motion characteristics
2006
J.P. Narayan and A. Ram | Oxford Academic
Journal: Geophysical Journal International Pages: 180-196 , Volumes: 165 ,
Scenario of ground motion amplification in Delhi
2006
K. Sambasivarao, J.P. Narayan and M.L. Sharma | GSI
Journal: Jr. Geol. Soc. India Pages: 993-1002 , Volumes: 68 ,
Run-up and inundation pattern developed during the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004 along the coast of Tamilnadu (india)
2005
J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari | Elsevier
Journal: Gondwana Research Pages: 611-616 , Volumes: 8 ,
Effects of Medu and coastal topography on the damage pattern during the recent Indian Ocean tsunami along the coast of Tamilnadu
2005
J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari | Tsunami science international
Journal: Science of Tsunami Hazards Pages: 9-18 , Volumes: 23 ,
Study basin-edge effects on the ground motion characteristics using 2.5D modeling
2005
J. P. Narayan | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 273-289 , Volumes: 162 ,
Structural damages on the coast of Tamilnadu due to tsunami caused by December 26, 2004 Sumatra earthquake
2005
B.K. Maheshwari, M.L. Sharma and J.P. Narayan | ISET
Journal: ISET Jr. of Earthquake Technology Pages: 63-78 , Volumes: 42 ,
Simulation of ridge-weathering effects on the ground motion characteristics
2003
J. P. Narayan | Taylor & Francis
Journal: Journal of Earthquake Engineering Pages: 447-461 , Volumes: 7 ,
2.5-D Simulation of basin edge effects on the ground motion characteristics
2003
J. P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences Pages: 463-469 , Volumes: 112 ,
Two and half dimensional simulation of ridge effects on the ground motion characteristics
2003
J.P. Narayan and P.V. Prasad Rao | Burkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 1557-1571 , Volumes: 160 ,
H/V ratio and amplification factor: A numerical experiment using 2.5D modelling
2002
J. P. Narayan | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 1-16 , Volumes: 18-19 ,
A seismological report on the January 26, 2001 earthquake at Bhuj, India
2002
J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma and A. Kumar | SSA
Journal: Seismological Research Letter Pages: 343-355 , Volumes: 73 ,
Numerical simulation of strong ground motion characteristics
2002
J. P. Narayan | Polish Academic of Sciences
Journal: Acta Geophysica Polonica Pages: 167-177 , Volumes: 50 ,
Site specific ground motion prediction using 3-D modelling
2001
J. P. Narayan | ISET
Journal: ISET Jr. Earthquake Technology Pages: 17-29 , Volumes: 38 ,
Site-specific strong ground motion prediction using 2.5-D modelling
2001
J. P. Narayan | Oxford Academic
Journal: Geophysical Journal International Pages: 269-281 , Volumes: 146 ,
Modelling of multilayered dispersive and dissipative media
2000
J. P. Naarayan | Polish Academic of Sciences
Journal: Acta Geophysica Polonica Pages: 347-358 , Volumes: 48 ,
Strong ground motion simulation using shear dislocation sources
2000
J. P. Narayan | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 73-86 , Volumes: 16-17 ,
2.5-D cross-hole acoustic response: A variable density approach
1999
J. P. Narayan | Oxford Academic
Journal: Geophysical Journal International Pages: 879-887 , Volumes: 139 ,
Finite difference simulation of 2.5-D acoustic wave propagation in random media
1999
J. P. Narayan | AEG
Journal: Jr. of Geophysics Pages: 20 , Volumes: 123-127 ,
Numerical modelling of the off-shore regions for hydrocarbons, In ‘Recent researches in sedimentary basins (ed. Tiwari, R.N.), Indian
1998
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Indian Petroleum Publisher
Journal: Indian Petroleum Publisher Pages: 104-109 ,
Numerical modelling of the off-shore regions for hydrocarbons, In ‘Recent researches in sedimentary basins (ed. Tiwari, R.N.), Indian
1998
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Indian Petroleum Publisher
Journal: Indian Petroleum Publisher Pages: 104-109 ,
2.5-D acoustic wave simulation of geological structures
1998
J. P. Narayan | Berkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 47-61 , Volumes: 151 ,
Numerical simulation of geological structure using SH-wave solution
1998
J. P. Narayan | Polish Acd. Sci.
Journal: Acta Geophiysica Polonica Pages: 115-126 , Volumes: 46 ,
Synthetic seismograms for a layered earth geological model using the absorption and dispersion phenomena
1997
Ram and J.P. Narayan | Berkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 541-551 , Volumes: 149 ,
Effect of attenuation and dispersion on the seismic signatures
1996
A. Ram, J.P. Narayan and K.N.S. Yadav | Springer
Journal: Geoscience Journal Pages: 41-45 , Volumes: 17 ,
Direct detection of hydrocarbon and lithology discremination using finite difference method
1996
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Indian Petroleum Publisher
Journal: Indian Jr. of Petro. Geo. Pages: 65-78 , Volumes: 5 ,
A spectral estimates using three different models
1995
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Springer
Journal: Geoscience Jr. Pages: 65-71 , Volumes: 16 ,
Simulation of hydrocarbon structures using the P-SV wave solution
1995
A. Ram and J.P. Narayan | Berkhouser
Journal: Pure & Applied Geophysics Pages: 59-77 , Volumes: 144 ,
Application of flexural modelling to the formation of Ganga basin of northern India
1995
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Springer
Journal: Bollettino di Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata Pages: 245-255 , Volumes: 37 ,
Analysis of the local events and inferred P* velocity near the Koyna dam, Maharashtra, India
1995
Ram, R. Juneja and J. P. Narayan | Springer
Journal: Acta Geodetica et Geophysica et Hungarica Pages: 163-173 , Volumes: 30 ,
Optimum filtering of seismic signatures
1995
Ram A. and J.P. Narayan | Polish Acad. Sci.
Journal: Acta Geophysica Polonica Pages: 325-335 , Volumes: 43 ,
Application of acoustic wave solution for analysis of reverberation
1994
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | Geofizicki Zavod
Journal: Geofizika Pages: 1-13 , Volumes: 11 ,
Application of finite difference technique for computation of seismic responses as obtained from the parts of Cambay basin
1993
J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram | AEG
Journal: Jr. Assoc. Expl. Geophys. Pages: 173-180 , Volumes: 14 ,
Books
  1. Contributed a chapter ‘Engineering Seismology’ in “Earthquake Resistannt Design of Structures” (Eds. Agarwal, P. and Shrikhande, M.), 1-43, Prentice Hall of India, 2006.
  2. Jabalpur Earthquake of May 22, 1997: Reconnaissance Report, Published by Department of Earthquake Engineering, UOR, Roorkee, 1997, pp.1-101.
  3. A Report on ‘Chamoli Earthquake March 29, 1999, Published by Department of Earthquake Engineering, UOR, Roorkee, 2000, pp.1-89.
Honors And Awards
Honors
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
1998
INSA Young Scientist Award
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
2001
Khosla Research Prize and a Medal
Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
2003
A.K. Bose Memorial Award
Indian Society of Earthquake Technology, Roorkee
2007
ISET VH Joshi Award
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
1990
Endowment Fund
MemberShips
Indian Association of Exploration Geophysicists (AEG)
31 Oct 1991 - Present
Life member
Indian Society of Earthquake Technology (ISET)
31 Aug 1997 - Present
Life Member
Indian Science Congress Association
01 Aug 2018 - Present
Life member
Teaching Engagements
Teaching Engagements
Advanced Seismic Microzonation ( EQ:534 )
Spring
Seismological modeling and simulation ( EQ:531 )
Autumn
Engineering Seismology ( EQN-503 )
Spring
Earthquake Precursors and Early Warning ( EQN-537 )
Spring
Engineering Seismology and Seismotectonics ( EQN-302 )
Autumn
Understanding Earthquake Disaster ( EQN-303 )
Autumn
Seismic Microzonation ( EQN-522 )
Spring
Students
SuperVisions
Finite difference simulation of basin-edge induced and transduced surface waves
18 Jul 2004 - 15 Jul 2008
Other Supervisors: Non, Scholar: Sanjay Kumar
Finite-difference simulation of topography effects on ground motion
01 Jul 2009 - 01 Jul 2013
Other Supervisors: Non, Scholar: Vinay Kumar
Numerical simulation of site and site city interaction effects on ground motion
01 Jul 2010 - 01 Jul 2015
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Ms. D. Sahar
Finite-difference simulation of 3D basin effects on ground motion characteristics
01 Jul 2010 - 01 Sep 2015
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Mr. Kamal
Dynamic site-city-interaction analysis of structures in urban environment
01 Jul 2014 - 01 Aug 2019
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Mr. Neeraj Kumar
Physics based strong ground motion simulation and analysis of dynamic response of urban layer
01 Jul 2015 - 01 Nov 2021
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Mr. Lav Loshi
Seismic micozonation
25 Jul 2013 - Present
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Luxman Kumar
Topography effects on ground motion
22 Jul 2018 - Present
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Vishal
Physics based SGM synthetics
25 Jul 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Priyanka Verma
Local site effects on ground motion
25 Jul 2022 - Present
Other Supervisors: None, Scholar: Pankaj Maurya
Miscellaneous
Events
Complex mode transformation and spectral amplification of basin transduced Rayleigh waves
01 Jan 2010 - Present
Signal Processing and Modelling of Geosignatures for Exploration of Oil and Natural Gas
01 Jan 1991 - Present
DST, etc.
Modelling in Earth sciences" with special reference to 'Tectonics and volcanism in the Deccan vol
01 Jan 1991 - Present
DST, etc.
18th Annual Convention of Association of Exploration Geophysicists and Seminar on Exploration Geophy
01 Jan 1992 - Present
DST, etc.
National conference on earthquake processes and seismic hazard
01 Jan 1994 - Present
DST, etc.
20th & 21st Annual Convention of Association of Exploration Geophysicists and Seminar on Exploration
01 Jan 1994 - Present
DST, etc.
Earthquake disaster preparedness
31 Aug 2020 - Present
DST, etc,
Seismology and Earthquake Processes (SEP-IV)
31 Aug 2020 - Present
DST, etc.
11SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 1998 - Present
DST, etc.
Annual meeting for INSA Young Scientists Award
31 Aug 2020 - Present
INSA
Symposium on experiences of earthquake risk management
01 Jan 2000 - Present
Unknown
International conference on seismic hazard with particular reference to Bhuj earthquake of Jan. 26,
31 Aug 2020 - Present
DST, etc.
12SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 2002 - Present
DST, etc.
13th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (13WCEE)
01 Jan 2004 - Present
unknown
National seminar on developments in geophysical sciences in India, Department of Geophysics
01 Jan 2005 - Present
DST, etc.
13SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 2006 - Present
DST, etc.
14SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 2010 - Present
DST, etc.
15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE)
01 Jan 2012 - Present
unknown
15SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 2014 - Present
MoES
16SEE Symposium on earthquake engineering
01 Jan 2018 - Present
DST, MoES etc.
Administrative Positions
Co-Editor
01 May 2001 - 30 Apr 2005
ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Roorkee
OBC Liaison Officer
04 Mar 2021 - Present
IIT Roorkee
Member IRC
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2021
IIT Roorkee
DRC Chairman
01 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2021
DEQ, IIT Roorkee
Member IRC
01 May 2015 - 01 Jul 2017
IIT Roorkee
Chairman, DRC
01 May 2015 - 01 Jul 2017
IIT Roorkee
Member BoS
01 Jul 2010 - 01 Jul 2012
IIT Roorkee
O.C. Accounts
01 Jul 2013 - Present
DEQ, IIT Roorkee
O.C. Academic Programme
01 Oct 2010 - 01 Apr 2013
DEQ, IIT Roorkee
O.C. Maintenance, Watch & Ward etc.
01 Jun 1997 - 01 Oct 2010
DEQ, IIT Roorkee
O.C. Annual Report
01 Jan 1998 - 01 Jan 2010
DEQ, IIT Roorkee
Publications (Eighty three)

(i)             International Journals: (Sixty-two) 

  1. Lav Joshi and J.P. Narayan (2022) Quantification of the Effects of an Urban Layer on Rayleigh Wave Characteristics and Development of a Meta-City, Pure & Applied Geophysics, 179(13), 3253–3277.
  2. J.P. Narayan and Sakshi Rautela (2021) Depth-dependent free surface effect to predict ground motion at depth for the design of underground structures, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 14, Article Number 2354.
  3. J.P. Narayan, Prerna Singh and Simaran Verma (2020) Role of impedance contrast in SCI effects on building response and free field motion under double resonance condition, Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, 50, 135-159.
  4. Luxman Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2020) Computation of ground motion amplification scenario in NCT Delhi for earthquake engineering purposes and seismic microzonation, Pure Appl. Geophys., 177, 3797–3829
  5. J.P. Narayan and Garima Yadav (2020) Effects of geometry and rheological parameters of large basin on the SH-wave response of sub-basin in the basin sub-basin models, J. Seismology, 24, 149-163.
  6. Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2019a) Effects of site-city-interaction and polarisation of the incident S-wave on the transfer function and fundamental frequency of structures, Natural Hazards, 97, 747–774.
  7. Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2019b) Quantification of fundamental frequencies of 3D basins and structures and site city interaction effects on responses of structures, PAGEOPH, 176, 4477–4502.
  8. J.P. Narayan and Kamal (2018)  A scenario of ground shaking hazards in intracratonic circular basin generated surface waves: an earthquake engineering perspective, Natural Hazards, 92:1841–1857.
  9. J.P. Narayan, Neeraj Kumar and Ranu Chauhan (2018) insulating effects of shape and size of a hill topography on the Rayleigh wave characteristics, Pure & Applied Geophysics, 175, 2623–2642.
  10. J.P. Narayan and A. Kumar (2018) Quantification of effects of shape and shape-ratio of ridge and valley on the Rayleigh wave characteristics, Jr. of Earthquake and Tsunami, 12(3), 1850007.
  11. Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2018) Quantification of site-city-interaction effects on the building response under double resonance condition, Geophysical Jr. International, 212, 422-441.
  12. J.P. Narayan, P.K. Singh and Kamal (2016) Study of role of various parameters affecting the characteristics of basin generated surface waves and associated spatial variation of ground motion in 2D basins, Int. Jr. Geo-Engineering, 7, 1-19 (DOI, 10.1186/s40703-016-0031-x)
  13. D. Sahar and J.P. Narayan (2016) Quantification of 3D basement focusing effects on ground motion characteristics, Jr. of Seismology, 20, 167-183.
  14. D. Sahar and J.P. Narayan (2016) Quantification of modification of ground motion due to urbanization in a 3D basin using viscoelastic finite-difference modelling, Natural Hazards, 81, 779-806. (DOI 10.1007/s11069-015-2105-z).
  15. Kamal  and J.P. Narayan (2016) study of effects of sediment-damping, impedance contrast and size of semi-spherical basin on the focusing and trapping of the basin-generated surface waves, JEE, 20, 406–427 (DOI 10.1080/13632469.2015.1085461).
  16. Kamal and J.P. Narayan (2015) A study of effects of curvature of synclinal basement topography on ground motion characteristics, Geofizika, 32, 1-25.
  17. JP Narayan, D. Kumar and D. Sahar (2015) Effects of complex interaction of Rayleigh waves with tunnel on the free surface ground motion and the strain across the tunnel-lining, Natural Hazards, 79, 479-495 (DOI 10.1007/s11069-015-1853-0).
  18. Kamal  and J.P. Narayan (2015) 3D basin-shape-ratio effects on frequency content and spectral amplitudes of basin-generated surface waves and associated spatial ground motion amplification and differential ground motion, Jr. Seism., 19, 293-316.
  19. D. Sahar J.P. Narayan and Neeraj Kumar (2015) Study of role of basin-shape  in the site-city-interaction effects on the ground motion characteristics, Natural Hazards, 75, 1167-1186.
  20. J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar (2015) A numerical study of effects of ridge-weathering and ridge-shape-ratio on the ground motion characteristics, Jr. of seismology, 19, 83-104.
  21. J.P. Narayan, M.Y. Yasir and Kamal (2015) A numerical study of effects of valley-weathering and valley-shape-ratio on the ground motion characteristics, Acta Geophysica, 63, 154-175.
  22. J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar (2014) P-SV wave time-domain finite-difference algorithm with realistic damping and a combined study of effects of sediment rheology and basement focusing, Acta Geophysica, 62, 1214-1245.
  23. J.P. Narayan and D. Sahar (2014) 3D viscoelastic finite-difference code and modelling of basement focusing effects on ground motion characteristics, Computational Geoscience, 18, 1023-1047.
  24. Amit Shiuly, V. Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2014) Scenario of ground motion amplification in Kolkata megacity (India) for seismic microzonation and risk assessment, Acta Geophysica, 62, 425-450.
  25. J.P. Narayan and R. Kumar (2014) spatial spectral amplification of basin-transduced Rayleigh waves, Natural Hazard, 71, 751-765
  26. J.P. Narayan and V. Kumar (2013) A fourth-order accurate finite-difference program for the simulation of SH-wave propagation in heterogeneous viscoelastic medium, Geofizika, 30, 173-189.
  27. Vinay Kumar and  J.P. Narayan (2013) Study of combined effects of sediment rheology and anticlinal basement topography on ground motion characteristics, Geofizika, 30, 75-93.
  28. J.P. Narayan (2012), Effects of angle of incidence of SH-wave on the characteristics of SLD-induced Love waves, Jr. Earthquake and Tsunami, 6, 1250006(1)- 1250006(21),  (DOI: 10.1142/S1793431112500066).
  29. J.P. Narayan (2012), Effects of P-wave and S-wave impedance contrast on the characteristics of basin transduced Rayleigh waves, Pure and Applied Geophys., 169, 693-709 (DOI 10.1007/s00024-011-0338-7).
  30. 30.  Amit  Shiuly and J.P. Narayan (2012) seismic microzonation of Kolkata city (India), Natural Hazards, 60, 223-240.
  31. J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar (2010), (2,4) Parsimonious staggered grid P-SV wave FD algorithm with VGR-stress imaging technique and variable grid size, Geofizika, 27, 45-68.
  32. J.P. Narayan (2010), effects of impedance contrast and soil thickness on the basin transduced Rayleigh waves and associated differential ground motion, Pure and Applied Geophys., 167,1485-1510. (DOI 10.1007/s00024-010-0131-z).
  33. J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar (2010), Study of effects of focal depth on the characteristics of Rayleigh waves using finite difference method, Acta Geophysica, 58, 624-644.
  34. J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar (2009), Effects of soil layering on the characteristics of basin-edge induced surface waves and associated spatial Variability and aggravation factor, Acta Geophysica, 57, 294-310.
  35. Kumar S. and J.P. Narayan (2008), Implementation of absorbing boundary conditions in a 4th order accurate SH-wave staggered grid finite difference algorithm with variable grid size, Acta Geophysica, 56, 1090-1108.
  36. J.P. Narayan and Alka A. Richharia (2008), Effects of strong lateral discontinuity on ground Motion characteristics and aggravation factor, Jr. Seismology, 12, 557-573.
  37. J.P. Narayan and S. Kumar (2008), (2,4) Parsimonious staggered grid SH-wave FD algorithm with VGR-stress imaging technique and variable grid size, Pure and Applied Geophys. 165, 271-294.
  38. Maheshwari B.K., Sharma M.L. and Narayan J.P. (2006), Geotechnical and structural Damage in Tamil Nadu, from the December 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, Earthquake Spectra, 22, s475-s493.
  39. J.P. Narayan and S.P. Singh (2006) Effects of soil layering on the characteristics of basin-edge induced surface waves and differential ground motion, Jr. of Earthquake Engineering 10, 595-614.
  40. J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari (2006) Tsunami intensity mapping along the coast of Tamilnadu (India) during the deadliest Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004, Pure and Applied Geophys, 163, 1279-1304.
  41. J.P. Narayan( (2006) Numerical study of island effects on the Rayleigh wave characteristics, Geofizika*, 23, 1-12.
  42. J.P. Narayan and A. Ram (2006) Study of effects of underground ridge on the ground motion characteristics, Geophysical Journal International, 165, 180-196.
  43. J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari (2005) Run-up and inundation pattern developed during the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004 along the coast of Tamilnadu (india), Gondwana Research, 8(4) 611-616.
  44. J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari (2005) Effects of Medu and coastal topography on the damage pattern during the recent Indian Ocean tsunami along the coast of Tamilnadu, Science of  Tsunami Hazards, 23, 9-18.
  45. J.P. Narayan (2005) Study basin-edge effects on the ground motion characteristics using 2.5D modeling, Pure and Applied Geophys, 162, 273-289.
  46. J.P. Narayan (2003) 2.5D simulation of ridge-weathering effects on the ground motion characteristics, Jr. of Earthquake Engineering, 7, 447-461.
  47. J.P. Narayan and P.V. Prasad Rao (2003) Two and half dimensional simulation of ridge effects on the ground motion characteristics, Pure and Applied Geophys, 160, 1557-1571.
  48. J. P. Narayan (2002) H/V ratio and amplification factor: A numerical experiment using 2.5D modelling, Geofizika*, 18-19, 1-16.
  49. J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma and A. Kumar (2002) A seismological report on the January 26, 2001 earthquake at Bhuj, India, Seismological Research Letter*, 73, 343-355.
  50. J.P. Narayan (2002) Numerical simulation of strong ground motion characteristics, Acta Geophysica Polonica*, 50, 167-177.
  51. J.P. Narayan (2001) Site-specific strong ground motion prediction using 2.5-D modelling, Geophysical Journal International, 146, 269-281.
  52. J.P. Narayan (2000) Modelling of multilayered dispersive and dissipative media, Acta Geophysica Polonica*, 48, 347-358.
  53. J.P. Narayan (2000) Strong ground motion simulation using shear dislocation sources, Geofizika*, 16-17, 73-86.
  54. J.P. Narayan (1999) 2.5-D cross-hole acoustic response: A variable density approach, Geophysical Journal International, 139, 879-887.
  55. J.P. Narayan (1998) 2.5-D acoustic  wave  simulation  of  geological structures, Pure and Applied Geophys, 151, 47-61.
  56. J.P. Narayan  and  Avadh  Ram,  (1998)  Numerical   simulation   of geological  structure  using  SH-wave  solution,  Acta  Geophysica  Polonica*, XLVI(1), 115-126.
  57. Ram and J.P. Narayan, (1997) Synthetic  seismograms  for a layered earth geological model using the absorption and dispersion phenomena, Pure and Applied Geophys, 149, 541-551.
  58. A. Ram and J.P. Narayan, (1995)  Simulation  of  hydrocarbon structures  using  the  P-SV  wave  solution,  Pure  and   Applied Geophys., 144, 59-77.
  59. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram, (1995) Application of flexural modelling to the formation of Ganga basin of northern India,  Bollettino  di  Geofisica Teorica ed Applicata, XXXVII, 245-255.
  60. Ram, R. Juneja and J. P. Narayan, (1995) Analysis of the local events and inferred P* velocity near the Koyna dam, Maharashtra, India, Acta Geodetica et Geophysica et Hungarica*, 30, 163-173.
  61. Ram A. and J.P. Narayan, (1995) Optimum filtering of seismic signatures, Acta Geophysica Polonica*, XLIII(4), 325-335.
  62. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram,  (1994) Application of acoustic wave solution for analysis of reverberation, Geofizika*, 11, 1-19.

ii). National Journals 

  1. Neeraj Kumar, J.P. Narayan, Vinay Kumar and Vishwendra Tiwari (2021) Effects of shape and complexity of ridge topography on the comparative amplification scenario for the SH- and SV-waves, J. Earth Syst. Sci.,130:36. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12040-020-01525-7.
  2. Vinay Kumar, J.P. Narayan, Vishal Khatri, Neeraj Kumar and Kamal (2021) Effects of P-SV wave propagation on ground motion characteristics due to variation in subsurface basement topography, JIGU, 25, 1-8.
  3. Neeraj Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2018) Study of 2D Basins and Site-City Interaction Effects on Ground Motion Characteristics, JIGU, 22, 16-23.
  4. S. Kumar and J.P. Narayan (2008), Importance of quantification of local site effects based on wave propagation in seismic microzonation, Jr. of Earth Science System, 117 (S2), 731-748.
  5. K. Sambasivarao, J.P. Narayan and M.L. Sharma (2006) Scenario of ground motion amplification in Delhi, Jr. Geol. Soc. India, 68, 993-1002.
  6. B.K. Maheshwari, M.L. Sharma  and  J.P. Narayan (2005) Structural damages on the coast of Tamilnadu due to tsunami caused by December 26, 2004 Sumatra earthquake ISET Jr. of Earthquake Technology, 42, 63-78.
  7. J.P. Narayan, M.L. Sharma, and B.K. Maheshwari (2005) Damage pattern along the coast of Tamilnadu during Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004, ISET, News Letter, Oct. 2004 –April, 2005, 8-11.
  8. J.P. Narayan (2003) Relevance of seismic microzonation of Mumbai city, ISET, News Letter, July, 2003, 6-8.
  9. J.P. Narayan (2003) Basin/soil effects on the ground motion characteristics, ISET, News Letter, April, 2003, 6-8.
  10. J.P. Narayan (2003) 2.5-D Simulation of basin edge effects on the ground motion characteristics, Proceedings of Indian Academy of Sciences (Earth and Planatary Sciences), 112, 463-469.
  11. J.P. Narayan (2003) Plate tectonics and Earthquakes, ISET, News Letter, Oct., 2002 - Jan., 2003, 26-30.
  12. J.P. Narayan (2002) The Richter magnitude scale, ISET, News Letter, Jan.-June, 7-11.
  13. J. P. Narayan, M. L. Sharma and Ashwani Kumar (2001) Bhuj earthquake of January 26, 2001, ISET, News Letter, April-Oct., 27-29.
  14. J.P. Narayan (2001) Site specific ground motion prediction using 3-D modelling, ISET Jr. of Earthquake Technology, 38, 17-29.
  15. J.P. Narayan (1999) Finite difference simulation of 2.5-D acoustic wave propagation in random media, Jr. of Geophysics, XX, 123-127.
  16. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram (1998) Numerical modelling of the off-shore regions for hydrocarbons, In ‘Recent researches in sedimentary basins (ed. Tiwari, R.N.), Indian Petroleum Publisher, 104-109.
  17. A. Ram, J.P. Narayan and K.N.S. Yadav, (1996) Effect of attenuation and dispersion on the seismic signatures, Geoscience Journal, XVII(1), 41-45.
  18. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram, (1996) Direct detection of hydrocarbon and lithology  discremination using  finite  difference  method, Indian Jr. of Petro. Geo., 5(1), 65-78.
  19. A. Ram and J.P. Narayan, (1995) A spectral estimates using three different models, Geoscience Jr. XVI(2), 121-125.
  20. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram, (1995) Acoustic modelling of reservoirs, Geoscience Jr., XVI (I), 65-71.
  21. J.P. Narayan and Avadh Ram, (1993) Application of finite difference technique for computation of seismic responses as obtained from the parts of Cambay basin, Jr.  Assoc.  Expl.  Geophys.,  XIV, 173-180.