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Vikrant Jain

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Vikrant Jain

Professor, Earth Sciences

  • BSc: Kumaun University, 1992
  • MTech: IIT Roorkee, 1995
  • PhD: IIT Kanpur, 2001

Email: vjain -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 5/336 B
VOIP: 2455 / 2021


  • Work Experience

    • Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Feb 2019 to present)
    • Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jun 2013 to Jan 2019)
    • Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Centre of Advanced Studies, Delhi University (Nov 2010 - May 2013)
    • Reader, Department of Geology, Centre of Advanced Studies, Delhi University (Nov 2010 - Nov 2010)
    • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Texas San Antonio, Texas, USA, (Feb 2007 - Nov 2007)
    • MURF Postdoctoral Fellow, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, (Jun 2004 - Jan 2007)
    • CSIR Research Associate, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India (Aug 2002 - May 2004)
    • Sr. Project Scientist/Project Scientist, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Kanpur, India (Aug 2000 - Jun 2002)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Jain, V., Sonam, Singh, A., Sinha, R., Tandon, S.K. (2019) Evolution of modern river systems: an assessment of 'landscape memory' in Indian river systems. Episodes, In Press.
    2. Agarwal, N., Haridas, A., Khanna, N., Srivastava, P. and Jain, V. (2019) Study of Morphology and Degradation of Craters on the Far-side of the Moon using Chandrayaan'1 Data. Planetary and Space Science, 167, 42-53.
    3. Jain. V., Beyene, M., Varay, L.S., Wasson, R.J., Jain, S (2019) Riverine Flood Hazard (Part A): types, processes and causative factors. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy (PINSA). DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2018/49471.
    4. Wasson, R.J., Jain, V., Katuri, A., Lahiri, S., Prakash, S., Singhvi, A.K., Varma, N., Bansal, P., Joon, C.C. (2018) Riverine Flood Hazard (Part B): Disaster Risk Reduction in India. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy (PINSA). DOI: 10.16943/ptinsa/2018/49502.
    5. Mishra, K., Sinha, R., Jain, V., Nepal, S., Uddin, K. (2018) Towards the assessment of sediment connectivity in a large Himalayan river basin. Science of the Total Environment, 661, 251-265.