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Ajit Singh

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Ajit Singh

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Earth Sciences

  • BSc: M D S University, Ajmer, 2001
  • MSc: M D S University, Ajmer, 2003
  • PhD: IIT Kanpur, 2014

Email: ajit.singh -AT- iitgn.ac.in



  • Work experience

    • Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Feb 2017 to present)
    • Post Doctoral Research Associate , Department of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom (Sept 2014 - Jun 2016)
    • Project Scientist , Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Jan 2014 - Aug 2014)
    • Junior Research Fellow , Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun (Aug 2006 to Feb 2008)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Singh, A., Thomsen, K. J., Sinha, R., Buylaert, J-P., Carter, A., Mark, D. F., Mason, P. J., Densmore, A. L., Murray, A. S., Jain, M., Paul, D., and Gupta, S. Counter-intuitive influence of Himalayan river morphodynamics on Indus Civilisation urban settlements. Under revision in Nature Communications.
    2. Singh, A., Paul, D., Sinha, R., Gupta, S., and Thomsen, K. J. (2016). Geochemistry of buried-river sediments from Ghaggar plains, NW India: multi-proxy records of variations in provenance, paleoclimate, and paleovegetation patterns in the Late Quaternary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 449, 85-100.
    3. Van Dijk, W. M., Densmore, A. L., Singh, A., Gupta, S., Sinha, R., Mason, P. J., Joshi, S. K., Nayak, N., Kumar, M., Shekhar, S., Kumar, D., Rai., S. P. (2016). Linking the morphology of fluvial fan systems to aquifer stratigraphy in the Sutlej-Yamuna plain of northwest India. Journal of Geophysical Research, Earth Surface. 121, 201-222.
    4. Thakur, V. C., Joshi, M., Sahoo, D., Suresh, N., Jayangondaperumal, R., Singh, A. (2014). Partitioning of convergence in Northwest Sub-Himalaya: estimation of late Quaternary uplift and convergence rates across the Kangra reentrant, North India. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103 (4), 1037-1056.
    5. Sinha, R., Yadav, G. S., Gupta, S., Singh, A., Lahiri, S. K., (2013). Geo-electric resistivity evidence for subsurface palaeochannel systems adjacent to Harappan sites in northwest India. Quaternary International, 308-309, 66-75.