Rajkrishna Dutta

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Rajkrishna Dutta

Assistant Professor, Earth Sciences

  • BSc: Jadavpur University, 2010
  • MSc: Jadavpur University, 2012
  • PhD: Princeton University, 2019

Email: raj.dutta -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://sites.google.com/view/rajkrishna-dutta/home

Office: AB 5/337


  • Selected Publications

    1. R Dutta, SJ Tracy, RE Cohen, F. Miozzi, K. Luo, J Yang, PC Burnley, D Smith, Y Meng, S Chariton, VB Prakapenka, and TS Duffy, Ultra-high pressure disordered eight-coordinated phase of Mg2GeO4: Analogue for super-Earth mantles, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119 (8) e2114424119 (2022).

    2. R Dutta, B Kiefer, E Greenberg, VB Prakapenka, TS Duffy, High-pressure behavior of AO2(A = Sn, Pb, Hf) compounds beyond 2 Mbars, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123 (45), 27735-27741 (2019).

    3. R Dutta, E. Greenberg, VB Prakapenka, TS Duffy, Phase transitions beyond post-perovskite in NaMgF3to 160 GPa, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America116 (39), 19324-19329 (2019).

    4. R Dutta, CE White, E Greenberg, VB Prakapenka, TS Duffy, Equation of state of the α-PbO2and -type phases of germania, GeO2, to 120 GPa, Physical Review B98 (14), 144106 (2018).

    5. R Dutta, SJ Tracy, CV Stan, VB Prakapenka, RJ Cava, TS Duffy, Phase stability of iron germanate, FeGeO3, to 127 GPa, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals45 (4), 367-379(2018).

    6. CV Stan, R Dutta, RJ Cava, VB Prakapenka, TS Duffy, High-pressure study of perovskites and postperovskites in the (Mg,Fe)GeO3 system, Inorganic chemistry56 (14), 8026-8035(2017).

  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (May 2022 to Present)
    • Carnegie Fellow, Carnegie Institution for Science (Jan 2020 - Sep 2020)
    • Post doctoral Fellow, Princeton University (Sep 2019 - Dec 2019)