Pawan Bharadwaj

Pawan Bharadwaj

Assistant Professor, Center for Earth Sciences

Indian Institute of Science

Pawan is an assistant professor in the Center for Earth Sciences at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Previously, he was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Mathematics at MIT. He finished his Ph.D. program in Geophysics at Delft University of Technology (TUDelft), The Netherlands. In 2012, he obtained a Master of Science degree in Geophysics from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, India. He enjoys developing novel algorithms related to geophysical inverse problems, signal processing and machine learning. Click here for a longer bio.


  • wave-equation based imaging
  • geophysical signal processing
  • earthquake seismology
  • seismic interferometry
  • high performance computing for geophysical applications


  • Postdoctoral Associate

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.

  • PhD in Geophysics, 2016

    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Delft, The Netherlands.

  • Master of Science and Technology --- 5 year Integrated, 2012

    Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), IIT (ISM), Dhanbad, India.