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     Renjith A R

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Department of Geology and Geophysics
Supervisor(s)  Prof. Manish A. Mamtani
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2012 :: In progress
AddressC-208, JCB hall, IIT kharagpur, Kharagpur-721302, West Bengal
Phone07797257855
Emailrenjithar.gg@iitkgp.ac.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10General Education Department, Government of KeralaScience2002
12Board of higher secondary examination, Government of KeralaComputer Science2004
B.Sc.Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, KeralaGeology2007
M.Sc.Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, KeralaGeology2009
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurExploration Geosciences2012

Research Areas
  • Broad area of research- Structural Geology and Microtectonics
  • Crystallographic Preferred Orientation analysis using Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD)
  • Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) of Quartzite rock

Skills
  • Oxford Instruments HKL Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) technique and CHANNEL 5 software
  • EBSD acquisition software AZtec and FLAMENCO
  • EBSD Post-processing Software TANGO, MAMBO and SALSA
  • Experienced with CARL ZEISS EVO60 and AURIGA Compact FEG Scanning Electron Microscopes
  • KLY-4S Kappabridge (AGICO, Czech Republic) for Anisotropy of Magnetic Susceptibility (AMS) analysis
  • Experienced with the use of AMS acquisition program SUFAR and processing software ANISOFT 4.2
  • Experienced with the use of Fractal analysis software Benoit
  • Experienced with the use of Structural Geology Software GEOrient 9.5, Geoalc 4.8, StereoNett 2.46
  • Experienced with the use of software CorelDRAW X5, Origin 7, Rozeta, Leica QWin V3

Awards
  • Qualified Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in 2010
  • Secured second rank in M.Sc. Geology (2009) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala

Teaching Experience
  • Advanced Structural Geoplogy(P) at Department of Geology and Geophycics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur One semester (2 terms)
  • Structural Geology(P) at Department of Geology and Geophycics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur One semester (2 terms)
  • Geology(P) at Department of Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur One semester (2 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Institute Senior Research Fellowship from MHRD at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, July 2012 onwards
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from MHRD for Masters of Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, July 2010 to May 2012

Papers Published in Journals
  • Fabric analysis of quartzites with negative magnetic susceptibility-does AMS provide information of SPO or CPO of quartz by A.R. Renjith,Manish A. Mamtani, Janos L Urai Journal of Structural Geology 82, pp. 48-52 (2016)
  • Using EBSD Data to Analyze Effect of Heat Supplied by Granite on CPO of Quartz in Deformed Quartzite by Manish A. Mamtani and A.R. Renjith JOURNAL GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA Vol.86, pp. 5-8 (2015)
  • Domainal Petrofabric Analysis of Micaceous Quartzite using EBSD Data Role of Muscovite in LPO Evolution of Quartz by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, JOURNAL GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF INDIA Vol.83, pp.479-482 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Investigating the influence of muscovite on Lattice Preferred Orientation (LPO) of quartz in micaceous quartzite using Electron Back Scatter Diffraction (EBSD) analysis by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, 3rd Rock Deformation and Structures (RDS-III) conference, Dibrugarh University (Assam), Abstract, 54-55 (2014)
  • The role of muscovite in controlling LPO of quartz in a micaceous quartzite by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, National Seminar on Recent Advances in Earth Science, Sambalpur University Abstract, pp. 51 (2014)
  • Kinematic Analysis in deformed Precambrian rocks, an integrated AMS-EBSD approach, by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, National seminar on Making of the Indian continent, Department of Geology, Presidency University, Kolkata, Abstract, 72-73 (2014)
  • Integrating EBSD and magnetic fabric data from quartzites-testing efficiency of AMS in petrofabric studies by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, International conference on Future Challenges in Earth Sciences for Energy and Mineral Resources-AGM of Geological Society of India, ISM Dhanbad, Abstract, pp.141 (2013)
  • Does AMS data from micaceous quartzite give information about the c-axis of quartz. First result from SEM-EBSD analysis by A.R. Renjith and Manish A. Mamtani, Indian Geophysical Union National Workshop on Modern geological and geophysical methods and their applications, Jadavpur University, Abstract, pp.72 (2013)

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