Bhaskar Kundu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

 (+91) 661 246 2936 , 3936

 kundub[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

42

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Consultancy Projects

5

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Short-term Course

32

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Bhaskar Kundu

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Joined in Feb 2014

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 Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D (CSIR-NGRI, Hyderabad)

 Experience

No Experience Found....

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Structure and Tectonics
Areas of Interest
Geophysics - Tectonic Geodesy, Active tectonics, Seismology etc.

 Projects

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 Publications

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Total Publications: 42
D. Panda, B. Kundu, and V. K. Gahalaut, "Earthquakes in the Himalaya", Earth Sciences Series. Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, 2nd Edition, ch.263, pp.1-14, Springer, July 2020 Inbook
B. Kundu, R. K. Yadav, V. K. Gahalaut, and D. Panda, "The January 23, 2018 M7.9 Kodiak earthquake, Alaska: A consequence of slip partitioning in the outer rise region", Journal of Geodynamics, vol.137, no.article 101732, Elsevier, June 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2020.101732 Article
D. Panda, B. Kundu, V. Gahalaut, R. Bürgmann, B. Jha, R. Asaithamb, R. K. Yadav, N. K. Vissa, and A. K. Bansal, "Reply to “A warning against over-interpretation of seasonal signals measured by the Global Navigation Satellite System”", Nature Communications, vol.11, no.1376, Nature, March 2020, 10.1038/s41467-020-15103-4 Article
B. Kundu, R. K. Yadav, R. Bürgmann, K. Wang, D. Panda, and V. K. Gahalaut, "Triggering relationships between magmatic and faulting processes in the May 2018 eruptive sequence at Kilauea volcano, Hawaii", Geophysical Journal International, vol.222, pp.461-473, Oxford Academic 2020, https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggaa178 Article
B. Kundu, N. K. Vissa, K. Gahalaut, V. K. Gahalaut, D. Panda, and K. Malik, "Influence of anthropogenic groundwater pumping on the 2017 November 12 M7.3 Iran–Iraq border earthquake", Geophysical Journal International, vol.218, no.2, pp.833–839, Oxford University Press, August 2019, 10.1093/gji/ggz195 Article

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D. Panda, B. Kundu, V. K. Gahalaut, and C. Rangin, "Corrigendum to “Crustal deformation, spatial distribution of earthquakes and along strike segmentation of the Sagaing Fault, Myanmar” [J. Asian Earth Sci. 166 (2018) 89–94]", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.176, pp.395, Pergamon, June 2019, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2019.03.005 Article
D. Panda, A. Mondal, and B. Kundu, "Eastward “glacier-like flow” of the Tibetan crust constrained from power-law rheology", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.177, pp.129-133, Elsevier, June 2019, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2019.03.021 Article
D. Panda, B. Senapati, B. Tyagi, and B. Kundu, "Effects of Rayleigh-Taylor instability and ionospheric plasma bubbles on the global navigation satellite System signal", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.170, pp.225-233, Elsevier, February 2019, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2018.11.006 Article
B. Kundu, B. Senapati, and M. Santosh, "Surface gravity and crater diameter as proxies of extra-terrestrial impact", Icarus, vol.331, pp.62-68, Elsevier 2019, 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.05.005 Article
D. Pal, B. Kundu, and M. Santosh, "Topography as a proxy for inter-plate coupling", Journal of Geodynamics, vol.121, pp.133-142, Elsevier, November 2018, 10.1016/j.jog.2018.09.007 Article
D. Panda, B. Kundu, V. K. Gahalaut, and C. Rangin, "Crustal deformation, spatial distribution of earthquakes and along strike segmentation of the Sagaing Fault, Myanmar", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.166, pp.89-94, Elsevier, October 2018, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2018.07.029 Article
D. Panda, B. Kundu, V. Gahalaut, R. Bürgmann, B. Jha, R. Asaithambi, R. K. Yadav, N. K. Vissa, and A. K. Bansal, "Seasonal modulation of deep slow-slip and earthquakes on the main Himalayan thrust", Nature Communications, vol.9, Nature, October 2018, 10.1038/s41467-018-06371-2 Article
D. Panda, B. Kundu, and M. Santosh, "Oblique convergence and strain partitioning in the outer deformation front of NE Himalaya", Scientific Reports, vol.8, no.10564, Nature, July 2018 Article
B. Kundu, D. Panda, V. K. Gahalaut, and J. K. Catherine, "The August 21, 2017 American total solar eclipse through the eyes of GPS", Geophysical Journal International, vol.214, no.1, pp.651–655, Oxford, July 2018, 10.1093/gji/ggy149 Article
R. K. Yadav, B. Kundu, K. Gahalaut, and V., "The 12 May 2015 Kodari earthquake (Mw 7.3) in central Nepal: delayed triggering by the 25 April 2015 Gorkha earthquake (Mw 7.8)", Current Science, vol.114, no.7, pp.1534-1539, I-Scholar Publishers, April 2018, 10.18520/cs/v114/i07/1534-1539 Article
B. Kundu, D. Panda, and Vk. Gahalaut, "Non-tectonic signals in tectonic geodesy", Current Science, vol.115, no.5, pp.822-825, Current Science Association 2018 Article
K. Gahalaut, B. Kundu, V. Gahalaut, and A. Hassoup, "Long-term and annual influence of Aswan reservoir (Egypt) on the local seismicity: a spatio-temporal statistical analysis", Pure and Applied Geophysics, vol.174, no.1, pp.133–150, Springer, January 2017, 10.1007/s00024-016-1397-6 Article
B. Kundu, N. K. Vissa, D. Panda, B. Jha, R. Asaithambi, B. Tyagi, and S. Mukherjee, "Influence of a meteorological cycle in mid-crustal seismicity of the Nepal Himalaya", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.146, pp.317-325, Elsevier 2017, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.06.003 Article
B. Kundu, Vk. Gahalaut,, M. Mendoza, R. Bürgmann, V., and D. Saikia, "Tectonic tremor on Vancouver Island, Cascadia, modulated by the body and surface waves of the Mw 8.6 and 8.2, 2012 East Indian Ocean earthquakes", Geophysical Research Letters, vol.43, no.17, pp.9009-9017, American Geophysical Union_Wiley, September 2016, 10.1002/2016GL069755 Article
V. K. Gahalaut and B. Kundu, "The 4 January 2016 Manipur earthquake in the Indo-Burmese wedge, an intra-slab event", Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk, vol.7, no.5, pp.1506-1512, Taylor & Francis, May 2016, 10.1080/19475705.2016.1179686 Article
R. K. Yadav, . H. Nankali, B. Kundu, P. Patel, and Vk. Gahalaut, "Finite fault slip models for the 11 August 2012 Varzaghan-Ahar, NW Iran earthquakes (Mw 6.4 and 6.3) from near-field GPS measurements of coseismic offsets", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.115, pp.268-272, Elsevier, January 2016, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2015.10.015 Article
B. Kundu, N. K. Vissa, and V., "Influence of anthropogenic groundwater unloading in Indo-Gangetic plains on the 25 April 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha, Nepal earthquake", Geophysical Research Letters, vol.42, no.24, pp.10607-10613, American Geophysical Union Publication/John Wiley & Sons, December 2015, 10.1002/2015GL066616 Article
Jk. Catherine, Vk. Gahalaut, B. Kundu, .. A. Ambikapathyc, R. Kumaryadava, A. Bansal, . M. Narsaiaha, and S. M. Naidua, "Low deformation rate in the Koyna–Warna region, a reservoir triggered earthquake site in west-central stable India", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, vol.97, pp.1-9, Elsevier, January 2015, 10.1016/j.jseaes.2014.10.013 Article
Rp. Tiwari, Vk. Gahalaut, B. Kundu, and C. B. Rao, "No evidence for shallow shear motion on the Mat Fault, a prominent strike slip fault in the Indo-Burmese wedge", Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 2015 Article
D., V. Gahalaut, N. Kumar, B. Kundu, and R. K. Yadav, "Seasonal variation in the deformation rate in NW Himalayan region", Natural Hazards, vol.74, no.3, pp.1853–1861, Springer, December 2014, 10.1007/s11069-014-1269-2 Article
B. Kundu, R. K. Yadav, V. K. Gahalaut, B. S. Bali, and S. Chowdhury, "Oblique convergence and slip partitioning in the NW Himalaya: implications from GPS measurements", Tectonics, vol.33, no.10, pp.2013-2024, AGU, October 2014, 10.1002/2014TC003633 Article
B. Kundu, H. Nankali, P. Malik, R., and V., "Coseismic offsets due to intermediate depth 16 April 2013 southeast Iran earthquake (Mw 7.8)", Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.104, no.3, pp.1562-1566, GeoScienceWorld, April 2014, 10.1785/0120130269 Article
M. Devachandra, B. Kundu, J. Catherine, A. Kumar, and V. Gahalaut, "Global positioning system (GPS) measurements of crustal deformation across the frontal eastern Himalayan syntaxis and seismic-hazard assessment", Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.104, no.3, pp.1518-1524, April 2014, 10.1785/0120130290 Article
B. Kundu, "The topology of slab-pull force in relation to slab window processes in subduction zones: a global perspective", International Journal of Earth and Atmospheric Science, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-10 2014 Article
P. Mahesh, V. Gahalaut, J. Catherine, and B. Kundu, "Localized crustal deformation in the Godavari failed rift, India", Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.333, pp.46-51, Elsevier, June 2012, ://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.008 Article
Vk. Gahalaut and B. Kundu, "Possible influence of subducting ridges on the Himalayan arc and on the ruptures of great and major Himalayan earthquakes", Gondwana Research, vol.21, no.4, pp.1080-1088, Elsevier, May 2012, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2011.07.021 Article
B. Kundu, Vk. Gahalaut, and Jk. Catherine, "Seamount subduction and rupture characteristics of the March 11, 2011, Tohoku earthquake", Journal of the Geological Society of India, vol.79, no.3, pp.245-251, Springer-Verlag, March 2012 Article
B. Kundu and V. Gahalaut, "Earthquake occurrence processes in the Indo-Burmese wedge and Sagaing fault region", Tectonophysics, vol.524, pp.135-146, Elsevier, February 2012, ttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2011.12.031 Article
B. Kundu and . M. Santosh, "Dynamics of post-slab breakoff in convergent plate margins: a “jellyfish” model", American Journal of Science, vol.311, no.8, pp.701-717, American Journal of Science, October 2011 Article
V. Gahalaut, S. Rajput, and B. Kundu, "Low seismicity in the Bhutan Himalaya and the stress shadow of the 1897 Shillong Plateau earthquake", Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, vol.186, no.3-4, pp.97-102, Elsevier, June 2011, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pepi.2011.04.009 Article
M. Ardika, I. Meilano, K. Gahalaut, Rk. Yadav,, and B. Kundu, "Rupture process of the 2010 Mw 7.8 Mentawai tsunami earthquake from joint inversion of near-field hr-GPS and teleseismic body wave recordings constrained by tsunami observations.", Asian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol.8, no.4, pp.457-473, AGU, June 2011, https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JB011082 Article
B. Kundu and V. K. Gahalaut, "Slab detachment of subducted Indo-Australian plate beneath Sunda arc, Indonesia", Journal of earth system science, vol.120, no.2, pp.193-204, Springer-Verlag, April 2011 Article
P. Mahesh, A. Bansal, B. Kundu, Jk. Catherine, and Vk. Gahalaut, "The Mw 7.5 2009 Coco Earthquake, North Andaman Region", Journal of the Geological Society of India, vol.77, no.3, pp.243, Springer-Verlag, March 2011 Article
P. Mahesh, B. Kundu, K. Catherine, and V. Gahalaut, "Anatomy of the 2009 Fiordland earthquake (Mw 7.8), South Island, New Zealand", Geoscience Frontiers, vol.2, no.1, pp.17-22, Elsevier, January 2011, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2010.12.002 Article
B. Kundu and V., "An investigation into the seismic potential of the Irrawaddy region, northern Sunda Arc", Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.100, no.2, pp.891-895, Seismological Society of America, April 2010, https://doi.org/10.1785/0120090081 Article
V., C. Subrahmanyam, B. Kundu, and J., "Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America 100 (2), 891-895 15 2010 Slow rupture in Andaman during 2004 Sumatra–Andaman earthquake: a probable consequence of subduction of 90 E ridge", Geophysical Journal International, vol.180, no.3, pp.1181-1186, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, March 2010, ps://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04449.x Article
J. Catherine, V. Gahalaut, A. Ambikapathy, and B. Kundu, "2008 Little Andaman aftershock: Genetic linkages with the subducting 90° E ridge and 2004 Sumatra–Andaman earthquake", Tectonophysics, vol.479, no.3-4, pp.271-276, Elsevier, December 2008, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2009.08.017 Article

 Courses Taught

  • ER5103 : Sedimentary Petrology {Theory}
  • ER511 : Physical Geology {Theory}
  • ER512 : Crystallography and Mineralogy {Theory}
  • ER513 : Structural Geology {Theory}
  • ER515 : Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology {Theory}
  • ER5201 : Earth System Science {Theory}
  • ER526 : Geophysical Methods {Theory}
  • ER529 : Tectonic Geodesy: Crustal Deformation and Active Tectonics {Theory}
  • ER5301 : Structural Geology {Theory}
  • ER5342 : Exploration Geophysics {Theory}
  • ER6023 : Introduction to Earth Science {Theory}
  • ER607 : Application of Tectonic Geodesy {Theory}
  • ER5371 : Structural Geology Laboratory {Practical}
  • ER572 : Structural Geology Laboratory {Practical}
  • ER574 : Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology Laboratory {Practical}
  • ER582 : Coal Geology Laboratory {Practical}
  • ER5880 : Field Work {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students
Great Earthquake Cycle And Episodic Slow Slip Interaction: Insight From Analogue Experimental Approach

 Deepak Kumar Tiwari

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Tectonics And Crustal Deformation Study

 Raja Sen

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Geotectonics

 Sambit Sahoo

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Crustal Deformation And Active Tectonics

 Batakrushna Senapati

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Geodynamics Of The Indo-Burmese Arc: Northwest Sunda Arc

 Dibyashakti Panda

 Thesis Submitted

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Debasis Pal (414ER2020), "TOPOGRAPHY AS THE PROXY FOR INTERPLATE COUPLING" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Dibyashakti Panda (414ER2021), "Seasonal Deformation of South-East Asia" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Sohinee Mukherjee (414ER2019), "SEASONAL MODULATION OF MID-CRUSTAL SEISMICITY IN NEPAL HIMALAYA" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2015-16 Spring
  • Amit Mondal (415AG2009), "Eastward extrusion of Tibetan Crust: A channel flow analogy" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Ankit Dipta Dutta (415AG2005), "Geodynamic role of Assam-Brahmaputra valley region in the NE-Himalayan tectonics" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Poulommi Mondal (415AG2010), "Characterization of a Plate Boundary Fault between India and Burma Plate Using Geodetic and Geological Observation" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Gourahari Dasgoswami (416AG2005), "Tidal induced tremors along Nankai trough, SW Japan" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Omkar Narayan Behera (416AG2004), "Influence of Solar Eclipse on Total electron Content (TEC) Of Ionosphere: A Case Study" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Probir Mondal (416AG2015), "Seismicity modulation and periodicity in New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ), Central US" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Satyambad Patra (416AG2018), "Tidal induced tremors along Nankai trough, SW Japan" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sayak Ray (416AG2125), "Seismicity modulation and periodicity in New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ), Central US" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Somya Ranjan Mallick (416AG2011), "RHEOLOHICAL VARIATION AND SEISMIC POTENTIAL OF MAJOR FAULTS ACROSS SE-ASIA" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Ambrish Kumar Pandey (417AG2014), "Surface gravity and crater diameter as proxy of extra-terrestrial impact" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Durgaprasad Mahanta (417AG2011), "Reservoir Induced Seismicity and Periodicity Analysis in the Koyna Warna Region, West Central Stable India" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Kumar Sourav Parida (417AG2015), "Surface gravity and crater diameter as proxy of extra-terrestrial impact" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Madhab Chandra Sahoo (417AG2020), "Reservoir Induced Seismicity and Periodicity Analysis in the Koyna Warna Region, West Central Stable India" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Tamal Samaddar (417AG2021), "Reservoir Induced Seismicity and Periodicity Analysis in the Koyna Warna Region, West Central Stable India." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Arunodaya Shekhar (418AG2026), "Tidal Modulation of Micro-seismicity on the Axial Seamount of the Juan-de-Fuca Ridge" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Bikramaditya Mondal (418AG2010), "Role of subducting ridges on Himalayan frontal arc deformation" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sahil Kumar Behera (418AG2003), "Crustal deformation across Shan plateau: constrains from geodetic studies" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Samyak Dash (418AG2004), "Triple junction stability surrounding the Indian Subcontinent constrained from geodetic data." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Satyajeet Mohanty (418AG2009), "Triple junction stability surrounding the Indian Subcontinent constrained from geodetic data." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sayantan Guha (418AG2005), "Variation in Flexural Bulge as Proxy of Interplate Coupling: A Case Study on Aleutian and Sumatra Trench" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Sonu Kumar (418AG2001), "Tidal modulation of micro-seismicity on the axial seamount of the Juan-de-Fuca ridge." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Soumyaranjan Rana (418AG2019), "Variation in Flexural Bulge as Proxy of Interplate Coupling: A Case Study on Aleutian and Sumatra Trench" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Tapobeeva Sahoo (418AG2023), "Crustal deformation across Shan plateau: constrains from geodetic studies" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Aman Singh (419AG2133), "INTERPLAY BETWWEN MEGATHRUST SHEAR FORCE AND EROSIONAL PROCESSES TO SUSTAIN MOUNTAIN HEIGHT." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Anubhav Singh (419AG2022), "Interplay between megathrust shear force and erosional processes to sustain mountain heights" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Chingtham Mitamnganba Meitei (419AG2012), "Role of Lower Crustal Rheology in extensional deformation of Basin and Range Province, Western United States." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Elena Ridashisha Nongspung (419AG2016), "Role of the slab kinematics and petrologic controls in formation and location of the Arc volcanoes" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Mrunal Kar (419AG2008), "Role of Lower Crustal Rheology in extensional deformation of Basin and Range Province, Western United States." - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Pratyay Tripathy (419AG2027), "Role of Slab Kinematics and Petrologic controls in formation and Location of Arc Volcanoes" - M.Sc.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • National Scholarship in B.Sc. (2005), Gold medal in M.Sc.(2007), Promoth Nath medal (2007), GATE (2007), CSIR-NET (2006), IIT-JAM (2005) qualified.,