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KAJALJYOTI BORAH
Assistant Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata
Mohanpur-741246, Nadia District, West Bengal
Email: kajalborah1979@gmail.com
kajal.borah@iiserkol.ac.in

Research Interest

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

Current Research Project
  • SERB core Research Grant Project Title: 3-D shear velocity attenuation structure of northeast India , Amount: 27.6 Lakhs, Principal Investigator: Kajaljyoti Borah (Under Review)
  • SERB-MATRICS Grant Project Title: Seismic Imaging unsig Inversion Modeling , Amount: 6 Lakhs, 2019-2021, Principal Investigator: Kajaljyoti Borah
  • SERB core Research Grant Project Title: Regional stress in Northeast India and adjacent regions: Tectonic Implications , Amount: 22 Lakhs, 2018-2020, Co-Investigator: Kajaljyoti Borah
  • MoES Research Grant Project Title: Multi-Scale imaging of the deep geology of India-Eurasian region and the adjoining sea , Amount: 77 Lakhs, 2018-2020, Co-Investigator: Kajaljyoti Borah
Recent Publications
  • Pousali Mukherjee, Kajaljyoti Borah, D.K. Bora, Nature of crust beneath Sri Lanka using teleseismic receiver function, J. Asian Earth. Sc., 187, 104096, 2020.
  • S. Mitra, K.F. Priestley, Kajaljyoti Borah, V.K. Gaur, Crustal Structure and Evolution of the Eastern Himalayan Plate Boundary System, Northeast India, J. Geophs. Res. (Solid Earth), 123, 621-640, 2018.
  • Aakash Anand, D. Bora, Kajaljyoti Borah, J.M. Borgohain, Seismological evidence of Hales discontinuity in the northeastern India, J. Asian Earth. Sc., 154, 238-247, 2018.
Selected Publications
  • Kajaljyoti Borah, S.S. Rai, Sandeep Gupta, K.S. Prakasam, Sudesh Kumar, K. Sivaram, Preserved and modified mid-Archean crustal blocks in Dharwar Craton: Seismological evidence, Precam. Res., 246, 16-34, DOI:10.1016/j/precamres.2014.02.003, 2014. (pdf)
  • Kajaljyoti Borah, S.S. Rai, K.S. Prakasam, Sandeep Gupta, Keith Priestley, V.K. Gaur, Seismic Imaging of Crust beneath the Dharwar Craton, India from Ambient Noise and Teleseismic Receiver Function modeling, Geophys. J. Int., 197, 748-767, DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu075, 2014. (pdf)
  • Kajaljyoti Borah, S.S. Rai, K. Priestley, V.K. Gaur, Complex shallow mantle beneath the Dharwar craton inferred from Rayleigh wave inversion, Geophys. J. Int., 198, 1055-1070, DOI:10.1093/gji/ggu185, 2014. (pdf)
Teaching
  • ES4103, ES4206, ES3203: Geophysics/Seismology Laboratory, BS-MS:3rd and 4th Year, PhD
  • ID4203, ID4109, ES4105: Inverse Theory, BS-MS 4th Year, PhD
  • ID4103: Geophysics, BS-MS 4th Year, PhD
  • ES3105: Seismology, BS-MS 4th Year, PhD
  • ES2201: Geophysics, Spring 2015, 2016, BS-MS 2nd Year
  • CS1101: Introduction to Computer Programming I, BS-MS 1st Year
  • CS1201: Introduction to Computer Programming II,BS-MS 1st Year
Latest News
Latest Project

1. Seismic Imaging using Inversion Modeling, SERB-MATRICS, 2019-20