Dr. Kriti Yadav is an assistant professor at Department of Geology, Patna University. Dr. Kriti Yadav has worked as Project Coordinator at Centre of Excellence for Geothermal Energy, Pandit Deendayal Energy University and assistant professor at School of Petroleum Technology, Pandit Deendayal Energy University from period 2015 to 2022. She has also served Centre of Excellence for Geothermal energy as research associate and research scientist. She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in geology from Patna University. She has doctoral degree from School of Petroleum Technology entitled Exploration of Geothermal Hot Spots in Gujarat, India. She has also earned diploma in geothermal utilization from UNESCO, GRO-GTP, Reykjavik, Iceland Program in year 2021. The area of research interest of Dr. Kriti are in the field of exploration, geology, natural gas and city gas distribution. Dr. Kriti has published several papers in national and international journals along with conferences. She has published four books in the field of geothermal and city gas distribution. She has published several technical design patents. She has also served as reviewer in several reputed journals of Springer and Elsevier. She has also been awarded with Outstanding Researcher Award for her excellent work in the field of Geothermal Energy by Asia´s Science, Technology and Research Awards 2023.