Manoj Kumar Jaiswal

Associate Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: manoj [at]
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Research Interest:

Luminescence Dating and its application to study Earth surface processes, GIS and Remote Sensing

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Geology), Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad (MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat), 2006
  2. MSc (Applied Geology), University of Allahabad, Allahabd (University of Allahabad, Allahabad, UP, India), 1999
  3. BSc (Maths, Chemistry, Physics), University of Allahabad, Allahabd (University of Allahabad, Allahabad, UP, India), 1997


  1. Associate Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (2010 - 2018)
  3. Post Doctoral Fellow, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan (2006 - 2010)
  4. Research Associate, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun, India (2005 - 2006)
  5. Senior Research fellow, Physical Research Laboratory (2001 - 2005)

Selected Publications:

  1. Resmi, MR; Achyuthan, Hema and Jaiswal, Manoj Kumar. 2017."Holocene Tectonic Uplift Using Geomorphometric Parameters, GIS and OSL dating: Palar River Basin, Southern Peninsular India." Geomorphology, accepted, 12
  2. Resmi, M R; Achyuthan, Hema and Jaiswal, Manoj Kumar. 2017."Middle to late Holocene paleochannels and migration of the Palar River, Tamil Nadu: Implications of neotectonic activity." Quaternary International, 443(B), 211-222
  3. Singh, Atul K.; Pattanaik, Jitendra K.; Kumar, Gagan and Jaiswal, Manoj K.. 2017."Late Quaternary evolution of Tista River terraces in Darjeeling-Sikkim-Tibet wedge: Implications to climate and tectonics.." Quaternary International, 443, 132-142
  4. C., Babeesh; Achyuthan, Hema; Jaiswal, Manoj K. and Lone, Aasif. 2017."Late Quaternary loess-like paleosols and pedocomplexes, geochemistry, provenance and source area weathering, Manasbal, Kashmir Valley, India." Geomorphology, 284, 191-205
  5. Singh, Atul K.; Jaiswal, Manoj K.; Pattanaik, Jitendra K. and K., Mahadev. 2016."Luminescence Chronology of Alluvial fan in North Bengal, India: Implications to Tectonics and Climate." Geochronometria, 43, 102-112

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