PRANJIT KALITA

Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Geology
  • Phone No. - 08638904684
  • Department of Applied Geology
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.Sc. in Geology from J.B. College, Jorhat.
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Sc. in Applied Geology from Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  3. Ph.D.: Pursuing at Dibrugarh University.
  4. Other: Qualified CSIR-UGC NET.

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Geology since 26th July, 2017.

Specialization:

  • Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry

Areas of Interest:

  • Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry, Himalayan Geology and Tectonics.

Achievements/Awards:

  • First winner of the debate competition organized by APG NE Chapter in the ONGC Chinamara campus, 2014 and selected to participate in the Geo India-2015 Conference at New Delhi.
  • Selected as Forest Range Officer through APSC under the department of Environment & Forest, Govt. of Assam on 7th February, 2017.

Workshop attended:

  1. A twelve days International Training programme “2019 TPE and Trans TiP Science and Technology Training”, organized by the Third Pole Environment (TPE) Programme and supported by Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Science in Chengdu, China, 2019.
  2. A two weeks training course on “Geological Mapping of Jharia Coal Field” organized by Dept. of Applied Geology, ISM, Dhanbad, 2016.
  3. A seven days workshop on “Petrography” organized by Dept. of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2017.
  4. A ten days workshop on “Personality Development Programme” organized by Tezpur University, 2016.
  5. A two days workshop on “Geochronology” organized by Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi, 2018.
  6. A two days workshop on “Research Paper and Project Proposal Writing” organized by Dibrugarh University Research Scholar Association (DURSA), 2016.
  7. Two regional workshops, one on “Seismic Stratigraphy” and the other on “Wellbore Stability, Principles of Analogue Models-Dynamic Scaling & Cross Section Balancing” organized by Dept. of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 2017.
  8. Four week long "Induction Programme for Faculty" organised by TLC, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi during 4th June to 1st July, 2020.
  9. E-training course on "Geophysics for Geologists", organised by RTD, NER, GSI Training Institute, Shillong from 6th to 11th july, 2020.
  10. Special Summer School (Online Refresher Course) organized by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Mizoram University during 20th July – 2nd August, 2021.

Publications

Research Publications:

Papers Published:

4. Kalita, P., Phukon, P., Goswami, T.K. et al. (2022) Chemical mass transport during deformation and metamorphism: Insights from the Main Central Thrust and its footwall of Western Arunachal Himalaya, NE India, LITHOS , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2022.106641.

3. Goswami, T. K., Gogoi, M., Mahanta, B. N., Mukherjee, S., Saikia, H., Shaikh, M. A., Kalita, P., Baral, U., & Sarmah, R. K. (2022). Brittle tectonics in the western Arunachal Himalayan frontal fold belt, northeast India: Change in stress regime from pre-collisional extension to collisional compression. Geological Journal, 1–20. https://doi.org/10. 1002/gj.4393.

2. Kalita, P., Goswami, T.K., Phukon, P., Srivastava, H.B. (2021) Deformation temperature, differential stress, and strain rate variation across the Bomdila Gneiss, western Arunachal Himalaya, India. International Journal of Earth Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-021-02132-7.

1. Goswami, T.K., Baruah, S., Mahanta, B.N., Kalita, P., Borah, P. (2020) Thrust shear sense and shear zone fabrics in the Higher Himalaya, Siyom valley, Eastern Arunachal Himalaya, India, Jour. Geol.Soc. Ind., Vol.96, November 2020, pp.447-457.

Papers presented:

2. Presented a paper on the topic “Deformation of the Lesser Himalayan Crystallines near Daporijo, Upper Subansiri valley, Arunachal Himalaya” at 'National Geo-Research Scholar Meet, 2016' organized by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.

1. Presented a paper on the topic “Sheared Biotite Gneiss around Daporijo, Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh evidences for transposition of the early shear related folds” in RDS-3, A national: level conference.

Published articles in edited books:

  1. “The Himalaya And It’s Formation”, published in the book “Manoratha: Desire of mind”, a book published on the occasion of North-East Inter University Meet 2015, edited by Mr. Lakhyajit Buragohain and Mr. Nitin Lahkar, ISBN: 978-81-921779-9-1.
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B.Sc. in Geology from J.B. College, Jorhat.
  2. Master’s Degree: M.Sc. in Applied Geology from Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh.
  3. Ph.D.: Pursuing at Dibrugarh University.
  4. Other: Qualified CSIR-UGC NET.

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Geology since 26th July, 2017.

Specialization:

  • Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry

Areas of Interest:

  • Igneous and Metamorphic Geochemistry, Himalayan Geology and Tectonics.

Achievements/Awards:

  • First winner of the debate competition organized by APG NE Chapter in the ONGC Chinamara campus, 2014 and selected to participate in the Geo India-2015 Conference at New Delhi.
  • Selected as Forest Range Officer through APSC under the department of Environment & Forest, Govt. of Assam on 7th February, 2017.

Workshop attended:

  1. A twelve days International Training programme “2019 TPE and Trans TiP Science and Technology Training”, organized by the Third Pole Environment (TPE) Programme and supported by Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Science in Chengdu, China, 2019.
  2. A two weeks training course on “Geological Mapping of Jharia Coal Field” organized by Dept. of Applied Geology, ISM, Dhanbad, 2016.
  3. A seven days workshop on “Petrography” organized by Dept. of Geological Sciences, Gauhati University, Guwahati, 2017.
  4. A ten days workshop on “Personality Development Programme” organized by Tezpur University, 2016.
  5. A two days workshop on “Geochronology” organized by Inter University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi, 2018.
  6. A two days workshop on “Research Paper and Project Proposal Writing” organized by Dibrugarh University Research Scholar Association (DURSA), 2016.
  7. Two regional workshops, one on “Seismic Stratigraphy” and the other on “Wellbore Stability, Principles of Analogue Models-Dynamic Scaling & Cross Section Balancing” organized by Dept. of Applied Geology, Dibrugarh University, 2017.
  8. Four week long "Induction Programme for Faculty" organised by TLC, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi during 4th June to 1st July, 2020.
  9. E-training course on "Geophysics for Geologists", organised by RTD, NER, GSI Training Institute, Shillong from 6th to 11th july, 2020.
  10. Special Summer School (Online Refresher Course) organized by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Mizoram University during 20th July – 2nd August, 2021.
Publications

Publications

 

Research Publications:

Papers Published:

4. Kalita, P., Phukon, P., Goswami, T.K. et al. (2022) Chemical mass transport during deformation and metamorphism: Insights from the Main Central Thrust and its footwall of Western Arunachal Himalaya, NE India, LITHOS , https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2022.106641.

3. Goswami, T. K., Gogoi, M., Mahanta, B. N., Mukherjee, S., Saikia, H., Shaikh, M. A., Kalita, P., Baral, U., & Sarmah, R. K. (2022). Brittle tectonics in the western Arunachal Himalayan frontal fold belt, northeast India: Change in stress regime from pre-collisional extension to collisional compression. Geological Journal, 1–20. https://doi.org/10. 1002/gj.4393.

2. Kalita, P., Goswami, T.K., Phukon, P., Srivastava, H.B. (2021) Deformation temperature, differential stress, and strain rate variation across the Bomdila Gneiss, western Arunachal Himalaya, India. International Journal of Earth Sciences, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-021-02132-7.

1. Goswami, T.K., Baruah, S., Mahanta, B.N., Kalita, P., Borah, P. (2020) Thrust shear sense and shear zone fabrics in the Higher Himalaya, Siyom valley, Eastern Arunachal Himalaya, India, Jour. Geol.Soc. Ind., Vol.96, November 2020, pp.447-457.

Papers presented:

2. Presented a paper on the topic “Deformation of the Lesser Himalayan Crystallines near Daporijo, Upper Subansiri valley, Arunachal Himalaya” at 'National Geo-Research Scholar Meet, 2016' organized by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun.

1. Presented a paper on the topic “Sheared Biotite Gneiss around Daporijo, Upper Subansiri District, Arunachal Pradesh evidences for transposition of the early shear related folds” in RDS-3, A national: level conference.

Published articles in edited books:

  1. “The Himalaya And It’s Formation”, published in the book “Manoratha: Desire of mind”, a book published on the occasion of North-East Inter University Meet 2015, edited by Mr. Lakhyajit Buragohain and Mr. Nitin Lahkar, ISBN: 978-81-921779-9-1.
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