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Pankaj Khanna


Pankaj Khanna

Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences

  • BSc(h): University of Delhi, 2010
  • MSc: University of Delhi, 2012
  • PhD: Rice University, 2017

Email: pankaj.khanna -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 12/406 A

  • Selected Publications

    1. Khanna, P., Petrovic, A., Ramdani, A., Homewood, P., Mettraux, M., Vahrenkamp, V. (2021) Mid-Holocene to present circum-Arabian sea-level database: Investigating future coastal ocean inundation risk along the Arabian plate shorelines.
      Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume 261, 2021, 106959.

    2. Khanna, P., Pyrcz, M., Droxler, A., Hopson, H., Harris, P. M (Mitch), and Lehrmann, D.J. (2020) Implications for controls on Upper Cambrian microbial build-ups across multiple-scales, Mason County, Central Texas, USA. Marine and Petroleum Geology. Volume 121, 104590

    3. Khanna, P., Hopson, H., Droxler, A., Droxler, D., Lehrmann, D., Kubik, B., Proctor, J., Singh, P., and Harris, P.M. (2019) Late Cambrian microbial build-ups, Llano Area, Central Texas : A three-phase morphological evolution. Sedimentology. doi.org/10.1111/sed.12679

    4. Rovere, A., Khanna, P., Bianchi, C, N., Droxler, A, W., Morri, C., Naar, D.F. (2018) Submerged reef terraces in the Maldivian Archipelago (Indian Ocean) Geomorphology 317, p 218-232.

    5. Khanna, P., Droxler, A.W., Nittrouer, J., Tunnell, W., and Shirley, T. (2017) Coralgal reef morphologies records punctuated sea level rise during last deglaciation. Nature Communications. |DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00966-x

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (Dec 2021 to present)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia (Mar 2018 - Nov 2021)