Ukhrul: The Tangkhul Geoscience Forum (TGF) said it congratulates Dr Horthing V Zimik on getting selected for the position of Scientist-C at the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa. Dr. Zimik is currently serving as the General Secretary of the Tangkhul Geoscience Forum.
The TGF said in their statement that, “He must be one of the first among Tangkhul to complete a Ph.D and Post-Doctoral experience in IITs.”
Dr Horthing V Zimik is the son of Samson ZV and Yangringla ZV from Sirarakhong Village in Ukhrul District.
While TGF wished Dr Horthing a bright success, sending him congratulations, it also hopes his specialisation would provide insight into tackling water crisis in Ukhrul.
The statement released by TGF also added his academic records, specialization, and achievements which read as follows:
BSc- St. Anthony’s College, Shillong
MSc- Pondicherry University
Ph.D.- IIT Bhubaneswar
Postdoctoral Experience: (i) Research Associate- Department of Science and Technology’s Centre of Excellence on Water Resources, Cryosphere, and Climate Change Studies, Sikkim University, (ii) Post Doctoral Fellow- Discipline of Earth Sciences IIT Gandhinagar.
Specialization: Hydrogeochemistry, Stable isotope systematics, Geothermal energy, Water resource management, Climate change studies, Drone photogrammetry
Awards, Achievements, and Notable Mentions
(i) CSIR JRF 2013
(ii) GATE 2014
(iii) SERB DST’s ‘International Travel Grant’ for young scientists
(iv) Six research paper publications in international journals (four- Springer, one- Elsevier, one- Taylor & Francis)
(v) Seven publications/presentations at international conferences
(vi) Peer Reviewer in reputed journals such as ‘Environmental Earth Sciences’ and ‘Environmental Geochemistry and Health.’