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Updated August 2, 2022

A downloadable PDF copy of CV will be available here soon.



Assistant Professor, Tennessee Tech University

Fall 2022 – Present

Visiting Faculty, Tennessee Tech University

Fall 2021 – Spring 2022

Postdoc, University of Alabama

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Alabama

Fall 2015 – Spring 2020

Graduate Council Fellow, University of Alabama

Fall 2014 – Spring 2016

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Fellow, IIT Bombay, India

July 2013 – July 2014



PhD, Geological Sciences
University of Alabama

Graduation: May, 2020

MS, Applied Geology
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay

Graduation: August 2013

BS, Geology
Minors: Mathematics and Physics
Presidency College/University of Calcutta

Graduation: July 2011


Honors & Awards

2019, Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student
Geological Sciences, University of Alabama

2018, LaMoreaux International Student Award
Geological Sciences, University of Alabama

2017, Graduate Summer Fellowship
Geological Sciences Advisory Board, University of Alabama

2016, Graduate Research Grant
Geological Society of America (southeast)

2015, Graduate Research Grant
Geological Society of America

2014, Graduate Council Fellowship ($46,500)
University of Alabama

2013, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) Fellowship
CSIR/IIT Bombay, India

2013, All India Rank – 24
National Eligibility Test (Earth, Atmospheric, Ocean & Planetary Sciences)

2013, All India Rank – 13
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE – Geology & Geophysics)

2011, University Rank 3 (Geology)
University of Calcutta, India


Conference and Invited Talks

2021, Drivers of Miocene exhumation in the India-Asia collision zone, NW India.  Indian Institute of Science & Education Research (IISER) Pune (Invited)

2021, Ei-Samay Gold – The Times Group Science Podcast: Potential causes of Nanda Devi Glacial Avalanche in Uttarkhand on February 7, 2021. [Language: Bengali (use Google Translate – Link)] (Invited)

2018, Low-temperature thermochronology of the Indus Basin in NW India: Implications for Miocene cooling. 33rd Himalayan-Karakorum-Tibet workshop, Lausanne, Switzerland. (Conference)

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