Centre for Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Science
Faculty
Professor & Chairman (Ph.D. - Cambridge University)
Research Interest : Dynamo theory and models, Planetary magnetism, Magnetohydrodynamics, Vortex dynamics.
Contact information:
Center for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: bsreeni@iisc.ac.in/chair.ceas@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-3470/+91-80-2293-3401
Professor (Ph.D. - University of South Carolina)
Research Interest : Mechanics of Faulting, Intraplate Seismicity, Seismic Hazard
Contact information:
Center for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: kusala@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-2025
Associate Professor (Ph.D. - Physical Research Laboratory)
Research Interest : Paleoclimatology, Isotope Geochemistry Geobiology, Isotope Hydrology, Climate-Tectonics interaction
Contact information:
Center for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: pghosh@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-2599
Associate Professor (Ph.D. - Okayama University)
Research Interest : Geochemistry, Microchronology Tectonics, Metamorphism and lower crustal processes
Contact information:
Center for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: sajeev@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-3404
Associate Professor (Ph.D. - University of Rochester)
Research Interest : Major, trace element and isotope geochemistry, origin and evolution of the Solar System, crust-mantle processes, silicate weathering and paleoclimate reconstruction
Contact information:
Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: ramananda@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-3003
Fax: +91-2293-3405
Associate Professor (Ph.D. - Stony Brook University)
Research Interest : Solid Earth Geophysics, Lithosphere dynamics, Mantle convection, Tectonic geodesy
Contact information:
Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: aghosh@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-2448
Assistant Professor (Ph.D. - Florida State University)
Research Interest : Climate Change (Past and Present), Chemical Oceanography, Chemical Weathering
Low-temperature Geochemistry, Environmental Tracers
Contact information:
Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: sambuddha@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-3405
Associate Faculty
Professor (Ph.D. - IISc, Bangalore)
Research Interest : Climate Hydrology, Remote Sensing and GIS Applications, Water Resources Systems
Contact information:
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: nagesh@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-2666
Professor (Ph.D. - IISc, Bangalore)
Research Interest : Earthquake Engineering, Aseismic Reliability, Structural Health Monitoring, Structural Dynamics
Contact information:
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: manohar@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-3121

Professor (Ph.D. -IISc, Bangalore )
Research Interest : Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology - Uncertainty Modeling; Water Resources Systems - Water Quality Control in Streams, Large Scale Reservoir Systems; Urban Flooding; Applications of Bayesian Decision Theory, Fuzzy and Grey Systems and AI tools in Water Resources Modeling.
Contact information:
Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: pradeep@iisc.ac.in
Tel: +91-80-2293-2669
Professor (Ph.D. - National Institute of Oceanography )
Research Interest : Physics of the Indian Ocean, tropical Air-Sea Interaction, Predictability of Ocean and Climate,
Ocean Modeling
Contact information:
Centre for Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: dsen@iisc.ac.in

Associate Professor (Ph.D. -University of Minnesota )
Research Interest : Stochastic Hydrology, Space-time Structure and Scale-invariance of Precipitation, Precipitation
Downscaling, Retrieval and Validation of Remotely-sensed Precipitation, Cloud-resolving Models.
Contact information:
Centre for Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: venu@iisc.ac.in
Associate Professor (Ph.D. - University of Chicago)
Research Interest : Geophysical fluid dynamics, Advection-diffusion-dispersion phenomena
Contact information:
Centre for Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012, India
Email: jai@iisc.ac.in
Adjunct Faculty
Vice President of Research Strategy, Chairman Shell Science Council and Chief Scientist Geophysics (Ph.D. - Utrecht University)
Contact information:
Shell Global, The Hague, Netherlands
Email: Dirk.Smit@shell.com
Infosys Visiting Chair Professor (2019-2022)
Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, ETH Zürich (Ph.D. - Pennsylvania State University)
Contact information:
Institute for Geochemistry and Petrology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland
Email: james.connolly@erdw.ethz.ch


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