Sarnav Bakshi in the field

Sarnav Bakshi

Ph.D. in Geology


I was a petroleum geologist at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd from 2019-2023. I was involved in well site monitoring, collection and interpretation of ditch samples, conventional cores, side wall cores, and geophysical well logs.

I will work with Dr. Stacia Gordon in the North Cascades studying the exhumation of metamorphic rocks.

Research interests

  • Field work
  • Metamorphic petrology


  • M.S. in Applied Geology, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India), 2019
  • B.S. in Geology, University of Calcutta (India), 2017

Work experience

  • Geologist, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (India), 2019-2023