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     Sabyasachi Maiti

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Department of Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Amit K. Bhattacharya
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2005 :: Completed in 2010
AddressFlat No. B-14/E, Verma Flat. P.O- Uttarpara, Dist.-Hooghly, WB, Pin- 712258, India
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology RoorkeeApplied Geology2004
B.Sc.Presidency College, University of CalcuttaGeology (Hons.) with pass subjects Environment, Chemistry and Mathematics2001
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationGeneral Sciences (Phys, Chem, Math, Bio)1998
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationGeneral Subjects (Literature, Science, Arts)1996

Research Areas
  • Oil spill detection and monitoring--- Creation of Met-ocean database
  • Gas hydrate Genesis
  • Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) applications for Coastal dynamic study
  • GIS database creation on natural resource, shoreline change and erosion risk (East coast, India)
  • Coastal dynamic study using Three unit-based approach
  • Statistical correlation between Cartography and satellite imageries
  • Seasonal and annual shoreline dynamic study (transect-wise) using DSAS (developed by USACE)
  • Nodal variation of tides and its effect on short-term shoreline change
  • Statistical correlation between anthropogenic and geologic influencing factors with shoreline change
  • Long-term, short-term and seasonal coastal change in relation to regionally varying factors
  • Magnetic Susceptibility, Geochemistry, Soil Pollution,GIS ( during M.Tech dissertation)

  • Skilled to implement online Learning Management System (LMS) for knowledge sharing
  • Developed Course curriculum plan and successfully performed for B.Tech GSE and GIE classes
  • Software proficiency in ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, ArcInfo, IDRISI, Surfer, Rockworks, MODFLOW
  • Efficient with Microsoft Word Processing software
  • Field geological mapping and data archiving using GPS
  • Skilled to develop the criteria for different survey methods
  • Skilled to use different database managent and its further application for statistical correlation

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (2004)
  • Graduate Aptitude Test Examination (2004)

  • Assistant Professor (Senior Scale), UPES, Dehradun
  • Executive Technical Support (Datacode, Nagpur)

Teaching Experience
  • Spatial Database System(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2011 (1 terms)
  • Digital Image Processing(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2011 (1 terms)
  • Applied Geology(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • Structural methods(P) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • GIS Analysis(P) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • GIS application for Urban Management (for MBA)(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • Structural analysis(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • Structural analysis and subsurface Geology (for M.Tech)(L) at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun 2010 (1 terms)
  • Digital Remote Sensing(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2006-2009 (6 terms)
  • Short-term course Remote Sensing and GIS(P) at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2 weeks (8 terms)
  • Mineral identification in hand specimen(P) at Mining Engineering IIT Kharagpur 2005 (1 terms)
  • M.Sc. Dissertations RS and GIS Department(T) at Vidyasagar University 4 months (2009) (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Senior Research Fellow (CSIR)
  • Junior Research Fellow (CSIR)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Discrimination between anthropogenic (pollution) and lithogenic magnetic fraction in urban soils (Delhi, India) using environmental magnetism by Meena, N.K., Maiti, S., and Shrivastava, A. Journal of Applied Geophysics 73 (2), 121-129 (2011)
  • Application of Satellite Remote Sensing in Coastal Change Studies through a Three-unit Based Approach. by Maiti, S., and Bhattacharya, A.K. International Journal of Remote Sensing 32 (1), 209-229 (2011)
  • Coastal change-- Significance of Society, Monsoon and Astronomy by Maiti, S. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany ISBN 978-3-8433-5968-9, pages 156 (2010)
  • Some Observations from Radiometric (8 Bit) Data of Sediment Thin Sections An Experiment for Alternative Petrographic Image Analysis Method. by Dey, S., Ghosh, S., Debbarma, C., Marfai, M.A., and Maiti, S. Journal of Earth System Science 118 (2), 163-173 (2009)
  • Shoreline Change Analysis and its Application to Prediction- A Remote Sensing and Statistics Based Approach by Maiti, S., and Bhattacharya, A.K. Marine Geology 257, 11-23 (2009)
  • The surprising biodiversity of Digha by Maiti, S.  The Journal Breakthrough 13 (2-3), 11-13 (2008)
  • Magnetic susceptibility studies of soils in Delhi by Maiti, S., Meena, N.K., Sangode, S.J., and Chakrapani, G.J. Journal of Geological Society of India 66, 667-672 (2005)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Generation of a Coastal Flood Hazard Zonation Map of Midnapur-Balasore Coast in Eastern India using Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques by Maiti, S., Jana, A., and Bhattacharya, A.K., Joint International Workshop of ISPRS WG IV/1, WG VIII/1 and WG IV/3 on Geospatial Data Cyber Infrastructure and Real-time Services with special emphasis on Disaster Management. INCOIS Hyderabad xx,xx-xx (2009)
  • Spit Development near Estuaries and Its Implication on Coastal Morphodynamics study- A Case Study along Midnapur-Balasore Coast, Eastern India. by Maiti, S., and Bhattacharya, A.K. 21stIndian Institute of Geomorphologists (IGI) Conference and National Seminar on Geomorphic Hazards- Issues and Challenges, Tripura University xx,xx-xx (2008)
  • Shoreline change study using remote sensing and GIS techniques along Mindnapore coast, West Bengal, India by Maiti, S., and Bhattacharya, A.K. Current Trends in Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, IIT Kharagpur xx, xx-xx (2007)
  • A decision making approach for sustainable development, against coastal erosion of Midnapur coastal region, West Bengal, India by Maiti, S., and Bhattacharya, A.K. National Seminar on Environment, Drinking water and Public Health, Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan xx, xx-xx (2006)

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