Rajdeep Dasgupta
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Curriculum Vitae

Education:

PhD (Geology), University of Minnesota, USA, June 2006

MSc (Applied Geology), Jadavpur University, India, July 2000

BSc (Honours in Geological Sciences), Jadavpur University, India, July 1998

PhD Thesis - Experimental Investigation of Mantle Melting in the Presence of Carbonates. Advisor: Marc Hirschmann
MSc Thesis - Petrochemistry of the Chimakurthy mafic-ultramafic complex and the associated mafic dykes, Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh, India. Advisor: Somnath Dasgupta


Professional Appointments:

07/13-present: Associate Professor – Department of Earth Science, Rice University

Past Appointments

07/08-06/13: Assistant Professor – Department of Earth Science, Rice University
09/06-06/08: Postdoctoral Fellow – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University
06/05-05/06: Postdoctoral Research Scientist – Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
06/05-05/06: Research Assistant – Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
09/04-05/05: Doctoral Dissertation Fellow – Graduate School, University of Minnesota
06/03-08/04: Research Assistant – Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
09/02-05/03: Graduate Fellow – Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
09/01-08/02: Teaching/Research Assistant –- Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
09/00-08/01: CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellow – Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University


Other Positions Held:

02/13-present: Associate Editor – Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
07/08-present: Adjunct Associate Research Scientist – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia University
03/08-present: Visiting Scientist – Lunar and Planetary Institute, Universities Space Research Association


Selected Awards and Honors:

2013: CAREER AwardNational Science Foundation
2012: Hisashi Kuno AwardVolcanology, Geochemistry, Petrology Section, American Geophysical Union
2011: F. W. Clarke MedalGeochemical Society
2010: Packard Fellowship for Science and EngineeringThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation
2006: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Post-doctoral Fellowship – Columbia University
2004: Doctoral Dissertation FellowshipUniversity of Minnesota
2002: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award – Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, University of Minnesota
2000: University Gold Medal – Jadavpur University
1998: University Gold Medal – Jadavpur University


Professional Service:

Co-convener – "Mantle Reservoirs and their Creation" - a special session at the Goldschmidt 2010 Conference
Co-convener – "Volatiles in Earth and Planetary Interiors" - a special session at the Goldschmidt 2010 Conference
Co-convener – "Volatiles in the Earth - From past to present" - a special session in the 2009 AGU Fall Meeting
Co-convener – "Primary Melt Generation and Dynamics of Magma Transport and Storage" - a special session at the Goldschmidt 2008 Conference
Co-convener – "Volatiles and Melts in the Earth's Interior" - a special session in the 2007 AGU Fall Meeting
Co-chair – "Earth's Carbon Cycle: Sources, Recycling Pathways, and Geochemical Evolution" - a special session in AGU Joint Assembly 2006
Solicited journal reviews – American Mineralogist, Chemical Geology, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, G-cubed, Geology, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of the Geological Society, Journal of Geophysical Research-Planet, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, Journal of Petrology, Lithos, Nature, Nature Geoscience, Nature Materials, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, Science.


Memberships in Professional Society:

American Geophysical Union (since 2001)
Mineralogical Society of America (since 2002)
Geochemical Society (since 2002)
Geological Society of America (since 2013)

 

as of July 01, 2013