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Dr. Nilanjana Sorcar

Scientist C, Solid Earth Research Group

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Education:

Ph. D. : 2013 , Geology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
    Thesis : Geochemistry and Petrology of Higher Himalayan Crystallines, Sikkim, India.
M.Sc. : 2007, Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Professional career:

2019 (July) - Present Scientist C, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2016 (July) - 2019 (June) Scientist B, National Centre for Earth Science Studies.
2014 (Sept) - 2016 (June) DST INSPIRE Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata, India.
2009 - 2012 Senior Research Fellow IISER, Kolkata, India.
2007 - 2009 Junior Research Fellow IISER, Kolkata, India.

Areas of Interests:

Metamorphic Petrology & Geochemistry

Honours/Awards/Fellowships :

  1. INSPIRE Faculty Award by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in 2014
  2. Qualified in CSIR-UGC-NET in Earth Sciences under the Lectureship – category. (Year-2010)
  3. Achieved all India rank 18th in GATE-2007 in Geology-Geophysics (Scored 0442).
  4. National Scholarship in the Secondary Examination conducted by W.B.B.S.E in 2000.
  5. National Scholarship Scheme 2004-05 Government of India on the basis of the result of BSc (Hons. in Geological Sciences) at Jadavpur University.

Conference/Workshop Attended:

  1. Poster Presentation on Poster presentation on “Constraining geodynamic evolution of Princes Elezabeth Land (PEL), East Antarctica using geological and geophysical approaches” in the International Conference on Antarctic Research (ICAR-2020), at Bharati, Antarctica on 17th January, 2020.
  2. Oral presentation on “Constraining geodynamic evolution of the Princess Elizabeth Land (PEL), East Antarctica (EA) in relation to the Eastern Ghats Belt (EGB), India using geological and geophysical approaches in the National Workshop for Evaluation of Research Projects for Planning the 39th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica 15 & 16 May, 2019 at NCPOR Goa.
  3. Poster presentation on “Multistage Melting in the Lower Crust: An Example from the Proterozoic Eastern Ghats Belt, India” in Goldschmidt-2017, Paris, France from 13th to 18th August, 2017.
  4. Attended and Presented a poster on “Characterization of Mid-to-Deep Crustal Metamorphism and Melting under varying P-T-X-t conditions and its Applications to the Proterozoic Eastern Ghats Belt, India” in the “DST-INSPIRE Faculty Monitoring-cum-Interaction Meet” in the subject area of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the Goa University, Taleigao Plateu, Goa, on 28th January 2017
  5. West Bengal State Science And Technology Congress 2016, Presidency University, Kolkata. (Oral presentation on Cooling History of Higher Himalayan Crystallines, Sikkim, India)
  6. International Conference on Tectonics of the Indian Subcontinent, 2008, Organized by Department of Earth Sciences, IIT-Bombay, Powai.
  7. X Convension of the Mineralogical Society of India and National Seminar on Crustal Evolution and Associated Mineralization, 2008, Organized by Department of Geology, Bangalore University, Bangalore. (Oral presentation on Geochemical modeling of phase equilibria to evaluate metamorphic history of HHC, Sikkim, India).
  8. Workshop on Seismic Data Analysis under Dr. Sandip Roy of BRITISH GAS at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, 2006.
  9. Workshop on Application of Remote-Sensing Techniques towards Natural Resource Management and Environmental Protection, 2004, Organized by Indian Society of Remote Sensing (Kolkata Chapter).
  10. Member of organizing committee of the National Seminar on “Making of the Indian Continent”, held during 7-8 November, 2014, at Presidency University, Kolkata, India.
  11. Member of organizing committee of the Brain Storming Session (BSS) held at NCESS Trivandrum during 24 & 25th May, 2017 along with the 36th International Geological Congress Society, New Delhi.

Projects:

  1. Working on Granulite project: Thermotectonic Evolution of Proterozoic Mobile Belts - Southern Granulite Terrain (SGT) and Eastern Ghats Belt (EGB)” as NCESS core program.
  2. Working on Project sanctioned ((No.39-ESG/CE-01(03)) as Project Investigator on “Constraining Geodynamic evolution of Princes Elezabeth land (PEL), east Antarctica and Eastern Ghats Belt (EGB), India using geological and geophysical approaches". (Accordingly participate the 39th Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica (39-ISEA)) conducted by NCPOR , MoES, Gov. of India, Goa.