Tapabrato Sarkar

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

Combination and correlation of petrology, geochemistry and geochronology to understand crustal evolution.

Academic Background:

  1. PhD (Petrology), Institute for Geosciences (University of Kiel, Germany), 2014, Awarded highest grade
  2. MSc (Applied Geology), Department of Geological Sciences (Jadavpur University), 2010
  3. BSc (Geology (Hons), Physics, Mathematics), Department of Geological Sciences (Jadavpur University), 2008
  4. ISC (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science), Julien Day School (NA), 2005


  1. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )
  2. Post doctoral fellow, University of Johannesburg (2015 - 2016)

Selected Publications:

  1. Sarkar, Tapabrato and Schenk, Volker. 2016."Early Mesoproterozoic (1.6 - 1.5 Ga) granulite-facies events in the Ongole domain: Geodynamic significance and global correlation.." Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34, 765-784
  2. Sarkar, Tapabrato; Schenk, Volker and Berndt, Jasper. 2015."Formation and evolution of a Proterozoic continental arc: geochemical and geochronological constraints from meta-igneous rocks of the Ongole domain, Eastern Ghats belt, India.." Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 169, 1-27
  3. Sarkar, Tapabrato; Schenk, Volker; Appel, Peter; Berndt, Jasper and Sengupta, Pulak. 2014."Two-stage granulite formation in a Proterozoic island arc (Ongole domain of the Eastern Ghats Belt, India): Part 2. LA-ICP-MS zircon dating and texturally controlled in-situ monazite dating.." Precambrian Research, 255, 467-484

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