Kathakali Bhattacharyya

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

Geometry and Kinematics of Fold Thrust Belts; Microstructures and Mechanical Evolution of Fault Zones; Strain Analysis and Strain Partitioning across scales

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Geological Sciences), University of Rochester (Rochester), 2010
  2. MS (Geological Sciences), University of Rochester, 2006
  3. MSc (Applied Geology), IIT Kharagpur, 2003
  4. BSc (Geology), Calcutta University, 2001

Positions:

  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2011 - 2016)
  3. Post Doctoral Fellow, Yonsei University (2010 - 2011)

Selected Publications:

  1. Ghosh, Pritam; Bhattacharyya, Kathakali and Parui, Chirantan. 2020."Tracking progressive deformation of an orogenic wedge through two successive internal thrusts: Insights from structure, deformation profile, strain, and vorticity of the Main Central thrust (MCT) and the Pelling-Munsiari thrust (PT), Sikkim Himalayan fold thrust belt." Journal of Structural Geology, 140, 1-29
  2. Basa, Abhisek; Ahmed, Farzan; Bhattacharyya, Kathakali and Roy, Ankur. 2019."Evolution and characterization of fracture patterns: Insights from multi-scale analysis of the Buxa dolomite in the Siang Valley, Arunachal Lesser Himalayan fold-thrust belt." Journal of Structural Geology, 123, 54-66
  3. Parui, Chirantan and Bhattacharyya, Kathakali. 2018."Duplex and along-strike structural variation: A case study from Sikkim Himalayan fold thrust belt.." Journal of Structural Geology, 113, 62-75
  4. Das, Jyoti Prasad; Bhattacharyya, Kathakali; Mookerjee, Matty and Ghosh, Pritam. 2016."Kinematic analyses of orogen-parallel L-tectonites from Pelling- Munsiari thrust of Sikkim Himalayan fold thrust belt: Insights from multiple, incremental strain markers." Journal of Structural Geology, 90, 61-75
  5. Bhattacharyya, Kathakali and Ahmed, Farzan. 2016."Role of initial basin width in partitioning total shortening in the Lesser Himalayan fold-thrust belt: Insights from regional balanced cross-sections." Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 116, 122-131

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