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Biswajit Roy


Biswajit Roy

IITGN-Early Career Fellow, Earth Sciences

  • BSc: Durgapur Government College Burdwan University, 2013
  • MSc: IISER Kolkata (Geological Sciences), 2016
  • PhD: IISER Kolkata, 2021

Email: biswajit.r -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Website : https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Biswajit_Roy20

  • Work experience

    • Early Career Fellow , Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Sept, 2020 to present).
    • Research Assistant , IISER Kolkata (Jan, 2021 to Aug, 2021).
    • Integrated PhD Student , IISER Kolkata (Aug, 2013 to Sep, 2020).

  • Selected Publications

    1. Roy, B., Ghosh, S. and Sanyal, P., 2020. Morpho-tectonic control on the distribution of C3-C4 plants in the central Himalayan Siwaliks during Late Plio-Pleistocene. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 535, p.116119.
    2. Roy, B., Ghosh, S. and Sanyal, P., 2020. Impact of monsoon, vegetation, and landscape on pedogenesis: A case study using organic and inorganic tracers from the Himalayan foreland sediments. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p.109854.
    3. Roy, B., Patra, S. and Sanyal, P., 2020. The carbon isotopic composition of occluded carbon in phytoliths: A comparative study of phytolith extraction methods. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 281, p.104280.
    4. Roy, B., Roy, S., Goyal, K., Ghosh, S. and Sanyal, P., 2021. Biomarker and carbon isotopic evidence of marine incursions in the Himalayan Foreland Basin during its overfilled stage. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, p.e2020PA004083.
    5. Ghosh,, S., Bera, M.K., Roy, B., and Sanyal, P., 2021 Revisiting the diachronous transition of C3 to C4 plants in the Himalayan foreland and other parts of the globe: A sedimentological perspective, Sedimentology .
    6. Roy, B., and Sanyal, P., 2021 Isotopic and molecular distribution of leaf-wax in plant-soil system of the Gangetic floodplain and its implication for paleorecords, Quaternary International

  • Awards

    1. Awarded prestigious Early Career Fellowship from IIT Gandhinagar with fellowship of 38336 $ for two years.
    2. Awarded support of 1000 $ to attain GSA, 2021 at Portland, USA
    3. Best poster award in DES annual Day, 2020, IISER Kolkata.
    4. Awarded full support (SRSP 600€) to attain the 36th International Geological Congress 2020 at New Delhi, India.
    5. Awarded full support (2400€) for presenting a talk in International Union for Quaternary Research 2019 (INQUA) (Funded by INQUA) at Dublin, Ireland.
    6. Awarded travel support (100000 Yen) for presenting a talk in Japan Geoscience Union 2019 at Chiba, Japan.
    7. Awarded full support (200000 Yen) for presenting a talk in European Geosciences Union 2019 (Funded by JpGU) at Vienna, Austria.
    8. Awarded travel grant (100000 Yen) for Poster presenting in Japan Geoscience Union 2018 at Chiba, Japan
    9. Awarded travel grant for presentation in Solapur University (Maharashtra, India) for MAGIA-2018 (Govt. of Maharashtra, India).
    10. Awarded travel grant for presentation in Himalaya-Karakoram-Tibet workshop, 2015, Dehradun, India.