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Dr. Kirti Ranjan Mallick

Kirti Ranjan Mallick Name : Dr.   Kirti Ranjan Mallick
Designation : Assistant Professor
Qualification : Ph.D. (University of Delhi)
Phone No. : +91-7873276818
E-mail ID : kirtigeology(at)gmail(dot)com, kirtigeol(at)yahoo(dot)com
  • Marine Micropaleontology
  • Biostratigraphy
  • Paleoceanography
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Paleontology
  • Applied Micropaleontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Sedimentary Environment
  • Quaternary Geology and Petroleum Geology
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
      1 Sweta Mohanty 2019 A Study On Benthic Foraminiferal Assemblages Of Jahania Beach, Astarana, Puri District, Odisha
      2 Md. Samim 2018 Heavy Mineral Analysis In Ramakrishna Beach Area, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
      3 Susanta Kumar Behera 2018 Heavy Mineral Analysis In Rushikonda Beach Area, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
      4 Pravat Kumar Nayak 2017 Planktonic Foraminiferal Records From Early Pliocene Deep Sea Sediments In Eastern Equatorial Pacific
      5 Prakash Chandra Maharana 2017 Evaluation Of Microfauna Around Mukurmatia, Baripada Beds: A Paleoenvironmetal Approach
      6 Biswanath Barik 2016 Planktonic Foraminifera As Tracers Of Ocean With Special Reference To Mixed Layer Species
    2. PhD Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Registration No Name of the Co-guide if any Fellowship received if any during research Topic of PhD Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 Significance Of Globigerina Bulloides D’orbigny : A Foraminiferal Proxy For Paleomonsoon And Past Upwelling Records Ankush Shrivastava, Ashutosh K. Singh, Devesh K Sinha, Vikram Pratap Singh & Kirti Ranjan Mallick: Journal of Climate Change, 2016 2016-17
    2. National Publications:
      1 Devesh K. Sinha, Ashutosh K. Singh, Kirtiranjan Mallick and Vikram Pratap Singh; Holocene: Definition and Current Stratigraphic Status in the Geological Time Scale. Holocene: Perspective, Environmental Dynamics and Impact Events, (Ed.) pp. 1-10; NOVA Science Publishers, USA. 2013.
      2 Planktic foraminiferal diversity as the Evidences of Changing Oceanographic Conditions in the Sulu Sea during last 500 Ky. Vistas In Geological Research, 2019, P 109-115 ( Vikram Pratap Singh, Ashutosh K.Singh, Kirti Ranjan Mallick, Devesh K. Sinha.) 2019-20
      3 Application of mixed layer planktonic foraminiferal species as tracers of the Ocean with special reference to Eastern Equatorial Pacific. Vistas in Geological Research, 2017 P171-179, Vol. 15 (Kirti Ranjan Mallick, Biswanath Barik, Ashutosh Singh, Devesh K Sinha, V.P.Singh & T. Kaushik 2017-18
      4 Planktic foraminifera asIndicator of paleoceanographic Changes in Sulu Sea During Late Quaternary. Vistast in Geological Research, 2017 P132-139 (Vikram Pratap Singh, Ashutosh K Singh, Devesh K Sinha & Kirti Ranjan Mallick) 2017-18
      5 Planktic Foraminifera as tracers of Past Ocean Circulation and Climate. Vistas inGeological Research, 2011, Vol. 10. P.108-111 (Kirti Ranjan Mallick) 2011-12
    3. Review Articles(State Level Publications):
  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):



    1. Presented/Published in proceedings
      1 Monsoonal upwelling in the western Arabian Sea since Last Glacial Maximum (LGM):       Planktic foraminiferal evidence; National Conference on Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Paleoenvironment, Department of Geology, University of Rajasthan, 2011.
      2 Planktic foraminiferal record of Quaternary Paleoceanographic changes in the Eastern Tropical Pacific; XXIII Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy and International Symposium on Global Bio events in the Earth History, Department of Geology, Bangalore University, 2011.
      3 Paleoceanographic changes during Late Quaternary in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific;  XXIV Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy, Wadia Institute of Himalayan  Geology, 2013; WIHG, Dehradun.
      4 Paleoceanographic set up in Eastern Equatorial Pacific for last 400 Kyr.; National Seminar on Quaternary Stratigraphy, Sedimentation and Sea Level Changes (QSSS), 2015; Department of Geology, University of Madras.
      5 “Symptoms and Science Behind Major Bio-Climatic Events: A Geological Perspective” in the proceeding volume of” International seminar on Industrial Impacts on Environment and Sustainable development” 2018.Pp 94-101;
  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 Holocene: Definition and Current Stratigraphic Status in the Geological TimeScale. Holocene: Perspective, Environmental Dynamics and Impact Events, (Ed.) B.S. Kotlia, pp. 1-10; NOVA Science Publishers, USA. 2013 (Devesh K. Sinha,Ashutosh K. Singh, Kirtiranjan Mallick and Vikram Pratap Singh)
  4. Research Books :
  1. Workshops:
    1 Workshop on “Integrating ICT in Higher Education” held during August 3-5, 2015 in collaboration with SNDT University,Mumbai and Utkal University.
    2 Three day Workshop on Applications of Statistics in Geological Analyses at National Center for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) Goa, 2010.
    3 Faculty Development Programme held from 30th January to 7th February 2012 at UGC Academic Staff College, Utkal University.
    4 DST sponsored workshop on Development of a common spatial database for improved planning of Geo-resources in Odisha, Department of Geology, Ravenshaw University, Odisha, 2013.
    5 IUGS Workshop on “Geosciences Students: Development for Society” held on 19th January, 2014 in P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
    6 “Quaternary paleoceanographic reconstruction of Eastern Equatorial Pacific:planktic foraminiferal evidence “in Session of Multiple archives and climate reconstructions – towards a better integration European General Assembly, 2016 at Vienna, Austria
  2. Seminars:
    1 National seminar on Earth Science Researches: New Horizons in 2019
    2 National Seminar on” Science for society” 2018: Understanding the high resolution Climatic pattern with the help of geological proxies” organized by Orissa Environmental Society and NISER, Bhubaneswar
    3 International Seminar on Industrial Impacts on Environment and Sustainable development” on topic “ Major Bio events and Climatic Change” “Organized by Government College of Engineering, Keonjhar, Odisha in 2018
    4 National seminar on Mineral Development and Management P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University,Nov .2017 .
    5 At XXVI Indian Colloquium on Micropaleontology and Stratigraphy,2017 University of Madras, Chennai “Effect of Southern Polar Front Migration in the Equatorial Pacific Pcean during Quaternary: Planktic foraminiferal evidences”
    6 National seminar on Science and Technology for National development in India ISCA, Bhubaneswar chapter, KIIT, 12 Dec, 2016.
    7 National seminar –Forestry and agriculture for sustainable Future18th Odisha Bigyan and Paribesh Congress,3-4 Dec 2016.
    8 “Coastal Disaster Management” at National workshop on Building Climate resilience in the state of Odisha” orginised jointly organized by UNICEF, OXFAM in 2016.
    9 National Seminar on Quaternary Stratigraphy, Sedimentation and Sea Level Changes (QSSS), 2015: Paleoceanographic set up in Eastern Equatorial Pacific for last 400 Kyr
    10 Regional Science Congress on Innovations in Science and Technology for Inclusive Development,KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 27-28 Jan, 2014
    11 International Seminar on Geosciences for Mineral development and Environmental Challenges, P.G. Department of Geology, Utkal University, 17-19 Jan, 2014
1 Awarded Junior Research Fellow in December 2007.
2 Shortlisted for the DR. SHYAMA PRASAD MUKHERJEE FELLOWSHIP (SPMF)-2008.
3 Appeared for the Interview of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Fellowship, 2008
4 Cleared CSIR-NET-JRF Exam 2007
  1. Teaching:
  2. Important Activities:
  3. Research Projects Undertaken:
    1 “Quaternary Paleoceanographic Significance of Neogloboquadrina dutertrei of ODP 846B, Eastern Equatorial Pacific” funded by Utkal University Seed Research Grant in 2017 and continuing.( Amount: 1 lakh)
  4. Invited Lectures:
    1 Invited Speaker on the topic—“Understanding Earth and its Processes” at B.B. Autonomous College, Chandikhole, Jajpur, 2018
    2 Invited Speaker “Mitigation of Urban Heat Island” at Workshop on Mitigating Urban Heat Island” organized by The Energy and Research Institute (TERI), Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
    3 Invited Speaker on the topic – “Understanding The Ocean-Climate Linkage with the Help of Geological Proxies” at Stewart Science College ,2016
    4 Invited to give a talk on a National Seminar “Evolution of Monsoon-Geological Perspective” by NGO named “ABAHAAN”, 2015
  5. Administrative/Executive experience:
    1 Programme Coordinator , NSS Bureau, Utkal University (Septmber2014-May 2015)
    2 Presiding Officer, Simultaneous Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha Elections-2014 &2019
    3 NSS Programme Officer (2017- continuing)
    4 Vice President, P.G. Athletic Club ( November 2018 – continuing)
    5 Assistant Coordinator ( RUSA 2.0) ( January 2019- continuing)
  6. Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Organising Secretary in National Seminar on “Earth Science Researches: New Horizons”, 2019 Sponsored by WB-OHPEE.
    2 Joint Organising Secretary in National Seminar on “Frontiers in Earth Science Researches” Organised by Dept.of Geology and Alumni Association in 2018
    3 Co-Organising Secretary in National Seminar on Geoenvironmental Issues and Climate Change Sponsored by DST,Govt. Of India and UGC-DRS
1 Department Library in Charge (2015- onwards)
2 Appointed as Admission in Charge for the P.G. Entrance Examinations for the year 2017, 2018 and 2019.
3 Appointed as Verifying Officer for the P.G. Entrance examination for the year 2014-15, 2015-16
4 Secretary,Teachers’ Council, P.G. Department of Geology,Utkal University Since 2011
5 Students’ Seminar Teacher in Charge since 2011