Kajaljyoti Borah

Assistant Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: kajal.borah [at] iiserkol.ac.in
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Research Interest:

    Shallow crustal structure and High resolution tomographic image using Ambient Noise, Crust and Mantle anisotropy, Mantle Transition Zone (MTZ), LithosphereAsthenosphere Boundary (LAB).

Academic Background:
  1. Bsc (Mathematics), Gauhati University (Darrang College), 2000
  2. MSc (Mathematics and Computing), IIT Guwahati, 2002
  3. MTech (Computational Seismology), Tezpur University, 2009, Gold Medalist
  4. PhD (Applied Geophysics), ISM Dhanbad, 2013

  1. SRF, NGRI, CSIR (2011 - 2013)
  2. Project Associate, NGRI, CSIR (2013 - 2014)
  3. Assistant Professor (On contract), IISER Kolkata (2014 - 2017)
  4. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2017 - 2021)
  5. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Awards and Honors:
  1. AEG Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in Geophysics, 2013-14 from Association of Exploration Geophysicists (AEG) (2015)

Selected Publications:
  1. Chaudhuri, Kuntal; Borah, Kajaljyoti and Gupta, Sandip. 2016. "Seismic evidence of crustal low velocity beneath Eastern Ghat Mobile Belt, India." Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 261, 207-216
  2. Gupta, Sandeep; Borah, Kajaljyoti and Saha, Gokul. 2016. "Continental like crust beneath the Andaman Island through joint inversion of receiver function and surface wave from ambient seismic noise." Tectonophysics, 687, 129-138
  3. Borah, Kajaljyoti; Bora, Dipok K.; Goyal, Ayush and Kumar, Raju. 2016. "Crustal structure beneath northeast India inferred from Receiver Function modeling." Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 258, 15-27