Ramananda Chakrabarti is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Earth Sciences, IISc, Bangalore. He is also an Associate faculty at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR), IISc. His research interests include igneous, sedimentary, and aqueous geochemistry, impact cratering and cosmochemistry, development of novel geochemical and isotopic proxies.


  • Radiogenic and non-traditional stable isotopes
  • Proxy development
  • Igneous, sedimentary, and aqueous geochemistry
  • Impact cratering and cosmochemistry


  • Ph.D. (Geological Sciences), 2007

    University of Rochester, USA

  • M.Sc. (Applied Geology), 2001

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

  • B.Sc. (Geology), 1999

    Presidency College, Calcutta University