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Dr. Anup Kumar Sinha

Dr. Anup Kumar Sinha
Dr. Anup Kumar Sinha
Associate Professor
KSKGRL, Prayagraj
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Academic Record: 
  • B.Sc. (Geology) Patna University, 1994 
  • M.Sc. .Geology)  Patna University, 1996
  • Ph.D. (Geology)  Banaras Hindu University, 2002
    on the topic Petrology and Geochemistry of the Early Cretaceous Ultramafic-Alkaline-Carbonatite Complexes From the Shillong Plateau, northeastren India”
Research Area: 
  • Ultramafic - Alkaline - Carbonatite Complexes of northeastern India, Shillong & Assam.
  • Petrology, geochemistry and geochronology of mafic–ultramific and Lamprophyre   rocks of Gondwana Coalfield of Jharkhand and West Bengal.
  • Petrology, Geochemistry, Geochronology and Paleomagnetic of Precambrain mafic dykes swarms from the Singhbhum craton and its implication to paleocontinental reconstruction, Eastern India, Jharkhand and Odhisha
  • Paleomagnetic, Petrological and Geochorology studies of Bhundhelkhand Craton, Central India. (U.P &M.P)
  • The drift history of the Dharwar Craton and India with refinements for an initial Rodinia configuration
Professional Appointments: 
  • 18th-20th August 2016, Beijing, China, The Seventh International Dyke Conference IDC-7 . 
  • 27th–30th Oct 2013, Denver, Colorado, USA, Participation in 125th Geological Society of America Annual meeting.
  • 5th-10th Aug 2012, Brisbane, Australia, Participation in 34th International Geological Congress .
Scientific Honours: 
  • Associate Member of American Geophysical Union
  • Member of Geological Society of America
  • Fellow of Geological Society of India 
  • Life member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)
  • Visiting scholar in Geological Science Department, University of Florida, USA
  1. The Precambrian Drift History and Paleogeography of India. Auothers: Joseph G. Meert, Anthony K. Pivarunas, Scott R.I. Miller, Rachel F. Nutter, Manoj K. Pandit,  & Anup K. Sinha 
    Chapter in Book Editors: Lauri Pesonen, Johanna Salminen, Sten-Ake Elming, David Evans, Toni Veikkolainen Paperback ISBN: 9780128185339 Imprint: Elsevier Published Date: 1st October 2021 Page Count: 470
  2. Paleomagnetic results from the Singhbhum Craton, India: Remagnetization, demagnetization, and complication. Authors: Anthony F.Pivarunas Joseph G.Meert  Karastin D.Katusin  Manoj K.Pandit  Scott R.Miller  Aubrey Craver  Kelli M.Roderus  & Anup K Sinha in journal Precambrian Research Volume 359, 1 July 2021, 106165 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2021.106165  
  3.  Nature of Cretaceous dolerite dykes with two distinct trends in the Damodar Valley, eastern India: Constraints on their linkage to mantle plumes and large igneous provinces from 40Ar/39Ar geochronology and geochemistry, Rajesh K. Srivastava, Fei Wang, Wenbei Shi, Anup K. Sinha and Kenneth L. Buchan Lithosphere (December 2019), pp40-52, vol.12,no.1 https://doi.org/10.1130/L1108.1    
  4. Detrital Zircons Reveal Evidence of Hadean Crust in the Singhbhum Craton, India: A Reply. Scott R Miller, Paul A Mueller, Joseph G Meert, George D Kamenov, Anthony F Pivarunas, Anup K Sinha, Manoj K Pandit. pp 387-392, Vol.127, Number (3rd May 2019) https://doi.org/10.1086/702565       
  5. Evidence of sub-continental lithospheric mantle sources and open-system crystallization processes from in-situ U–Pb ages and Nd–Sr–Hf isotope geochemistry of the Cretaceous ultramafic-alkaline-(carbonatite) intrusions from the Shillong Plateau, north-eastern India. Rajesh K. Srivastava, Vincenza Guarino, Fu-Yuan Wu, Leone Melluso, Anup K. Sinha Lithos 330–331 (2019) 108–119 online available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2019.02.009