ExPeRT position: PI, Professor
Office: Keith-Weiss Geological Laboratories 223
Ph.D. Geology, University of Minnesota, MN, 2006
M.Sc. Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, India, 2000
B.Sc. Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, India, 1998
I currently oversee 1 lab manager, 1 post-doctoral scholar and 5 PhD students, with several visiting undergraduate and graduate students. My research interests are physical and chemical processes of the Earth and other planetary interiors and their surface manifestations, with a particular emphasis on the role of melting and magma on the origin and evolution of the Earth and other terrestrial planets including the origin and cycles of life-essential volatile elements.