Surajit Misra

Educational Qualification: 

  • Ph.D from IIT Kharagpur in "Structural anatomy of Rengali province and implications for techtonic evolution of Eastern Indian Shield"  in January 2014.
  • M.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur in Earth and Environmental Sciences in 2009.
  • M.Sc. from Calcutta University in Applied Geology in 2007
  • B.Sc. from Burdwan University in Geology in 2005.

Awards & Recognition:

  •     Institute Senior Research Fellowship from MHRD at Indian                Institute of Technology Kharagpur from July 2009 to June 2013.
  •    M.Tech fellowship (2007-2009)
  •    Qualified GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) in 2007.


Ø  Member: TecTask (IUGS Commission on Tectonics &   Structural Geology)

Ø  Member: Structural Geology and Tectonic studies Group (SGTSG) India


Training and Conferences: 
1.Strain heterogeneity along the Kerajang Shear Zone, North Odisha, India. By Surajit Misra and Saibal Gupta. RockDeformation and Structures (RDS-III), National Conference on 29-31 st October, 2014 at Dibrugarh University.

2. Transpressional tectonics vs. superposed deformation in the Rengali Province, eastern Indian shield. By Saibal Gupta and Surajit Misra. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU2014-16947, 2014. EGU General Assembly 2014.

3. Discriminating old and new lineations in the Kerajang Shear Zone, Rengali Province, Odisha. By Surajit Misra and Saibal Gupta. IGU 2013 JU Methods National Workshop at Kolkata, India.

4. The movement direction in the Kerajang Shear Zone - textural and AMS studies. By Surajit Misra, Saibal Gupta and Manish A. Mamtani. Rock Deformation and Structures (RDS-II), National Conference on 1-3rd October, 2012 at University of Lucknow. 2 nd volume, Page no. 79 (2012).

5. Geological and geophysical variations across the Talchir Gondwana basin - evidence for episodic reactivation of the North Orissa Boundary Fault, India. By Animesh Mandal, Surajit Misra, William K. Mohanty and Saibal Gupta. AGU Fall meeting 2012, 3-7 December, SanFrancisco xxx (Accepted) T51E-2637 (2012).

6. Chromite investigation in Tangarparha Orissa an example of integrated geological and geophysical study for mineral exploration. By Saibal Gupta, Surajit Misra, William K. Mohanty and Animesh Mandal. National conference on Recent developments in Geology, Mineral, and Groundwater resources of India. in Proceedings Volume. (2011).

7. Structural evolution of the southern Rengali Province. By Surajit Misra and Saibal Gupta Rock Deformation and Structures (RDS-1). National Conference on 29-31 October, 2010 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata. 1st volume, Page Nos. 80-81. (2010).

8. Repeated cataclasis in cataclastic fault rocks in progressive deformation of a fault zone-an example from post-Jurassic elastic-frictional fault zone in Chhotanagpur Granite Gneiss, Jharkhand. By Abdul Matin