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Subhronil Mondal

Assistant Professor
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: subhronil.m [at]
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Research Interest:

Ecology and Paleoecology, Macroecology, Macroevolution

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Paleobiology), University of South Florida, 2014
  2. MSc (Applied Geology), Jadavpur University, 2009
  3. BSc (Geological Sciences), Jadavpur University, 2007
  4. Higher Secondary (Science, Language), Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission (WBCHSE), 2004
  5. Secondary (Science, Language, Arts, PE), Majilpur J M Training School (WBBSE), 2002


  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata (current)
  2. Assistant Professor, University of Calcutta (2015 - 2020)

Awards and Honors:

  1. Ministry of Mines National Mineral Award (Young Scientist) from Ministry of Mines, Govt of India (2019)
  2. Stephen Jay Gould Award from Paleontological Society of America (2013)
  3. Tharp Award from Department of Geology, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA (2012)
  4. Tharp Award from Department of Geology, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA (2011)

Selected Publications:

  1. Mondal, Subhronil; Hindolita, Chakraborty; Sandip, Saha; Sahana, Dey and D, Sarkar. 2021."High biogeographic and latitudinal variability in gastropod drilling predation on molluscs along the eastern Indian coast: implications on the history of fossil record of drillholes." PLoS ONE, ?, ?
  2. Neha, Sharma; Mondal, Subhronil; S, Das S; K, Bose and S, Saha. 2021."Morphological conservatism of the Family Naticidae (Gastropoda) through time: potential causes and consequences." Paleobiology, 47, 487-502
  3. Mondal, Subhronil and U, Sarkar. 2021."Predatory drilling traces on Recent foraminifea from Chandipur coast, India." Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 51, 286-293
  4. K, Bose; S, Das S and Subhronil, Mondal. 2021."An updated generic classification of Cenozoic pleurotomariid gastropods, with new records from the Oligocene and early Miocene of India ." Journal of Paleontology, 95, 763-776
  5. Mondal, Subhronil; R, Ghosh; K, Chatterjee and Hindolita, Chakraborty. 2021."Large-scale spatial biostratinomic patterns along the eastern Indian coasts: identification of a generalized siliciclastic beach taphofacies applicable in analogues (paleo)environments. ." Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 249, ?

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