Gokul completed his Masters in Marine Geophysics from Cochin University of Science and Technology(CUSAT), Kerala, in 2017 with University rank and obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Union Christian College, Kerala (affliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam). He is an Inspire Scholarship for Higher Education holder awarded by the DST, Government of India. He did his master’s dissertation on ‘Studies on GPS measured Surface Kinematic Displacements from the 25th Nepal Earthquake’ under the guidance of Dr. Rajesh S. from Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology. He have 3 conference publications and had participated in various other geophysical training programmes during his masters. Joined the academy in July 2018 and is currently working in the project titled ‘The structure, Rheology and Tectonic Evolution of the lithosphere in the northeast Indian Ocean (IMURA0732)’ under the supervision of Prof. M. Radhakrishna(IITB) and Prof. Peter Betts(Monash). His interests include travelling and photography.
Link to student’s project: IMURA0732