A mining engineer Sawmliana from Mizoram became the first engineer Mizoram to receive a Ph.D from the Indian School of Mines (ISM) University .
Sawmliana is at present working with the Central Mining Research Institute (CMRI), Dhanbad in the blasting department, designated as scientist ‘C’. He is now settled in Dhanbad with his wife and three children and wants to continue working in the field of blast design at CMRI.
Source: The Telegraph
How about Dr. Lalliana Mualchin? I think he also got Ph.D in the field of mining.