Dr. Gaurav D. Chauhan is presently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science, KSKV Kachchh University. He was the first recipient of INSPIRE fellowship in the University during his master's program. He is specialized in structural geology and neotectonics. He has published several research papers in national and international journals. He received Prof. M. P. Patel best thesis award in Geology in XXXII Gujarat Science Congress- 2018. He also received the best poster award at a national conference in Lucknow and has presented his work at several national and international conferences in India and abroad. Dr. Chauhan is also actively working on Geopark and conservation of Geo-heritage of Kachchh basin. He has also worked extensively in various terrains of India especially in Ladakh and Zanskar Himalaya and is instrumental in assisting and collaborating with most geologists working in Kachchh. He also has experience in mining and drilling for about a year. He has also worked at the Institute of Seismological Research, Gandhinagar as a Senior Geologist in the Mineral Exploration project in Gujarat - Rajasthan Boundary region. He has also been teaching at B.E. Civil programs in engineering College- Bhuj as visiting faculty.