Adrita Choudhuri

INSPIRE Faculty Fellow
Dept: Earth Sciences (DES)
E-mail: adrita.choudhuri [at]
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Research Interest:
  • Sedimentology
  • Precambrian Palaeobiology
  • Sequence Stratigraphy
  • Basin Evolution

Academic Background:
  1. Ph.D. Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  2. M.Sc. (2012), Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
  3. B.Sc. (2010), Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

  1. IISER Kolkata, Department of Earth Sciences, DST INSPIRE Faculty (23rd April, 2018 to present)
  2. Member of Indian Association of Sedimentologist (November 2017 to present)
  3. Student representative of Selection Committee of Wilson Award Nomination 2016 sponsored by SEPM Society for Sedimentary Geology

Awards and Honors:
  1. Received DST INSPIRE FACULTY AWARD in 2018
  2. Invited to deliver a scientific lecture in the technical/brain storming session arranged by AAPG and SEG, Kolkata chapter held at ONGC officer's club, Kolkata on 28th July, 2016 and talked about "Role of Intrastratal Clast Generation in carbonate rocks”
  3. Oral presentation earned the 2nd Best award in the 2nd International Conference of Palaeogeography, sponsored by Journal of Palaeogeography and SEPM" in Beijing, China in 2015. I also had an opportunity to visit and study some good Proterozoic stromatolite and intraclasts limestone sections in China during the conference

Selected Publications:
  1. Mukhopadhyay, S., Choudhuri, A., Chakraborty, N., Sarkar, S., (in press). Aseismic tectonism-induced soft-sediment deformation in a tranquil palaeogeography: Chikkshelikere Limestone Member, India. Geological Evolution of Precambrian Indian Shield, SES series, Springer.
  2. Chakraborty, N., Mondal, A., Choudhuri, A., Mandal, S., Sarkar, S., 2018. Indigenous siliciclastic and extraneous polygenetic carbonate facies in the Albian- Turonian Karai Shale, Cauvery Basin, India. Carbonates and Evaporites. DOI: 10.1007/s13146-018-0419-0.
  3. Choudhuri, A., Sarkar, S., Altermann, W., Mukhopadhyay, S., Bose, P. K.., 2016. Lakshanhatti stromatolite, India: biogenic or abiogenic? Journal of Palaeogeography, 5, 292-310.