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Geosciences

College of Arts & Sciences

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Arpita   Nandi 

Chair, Associate Professor
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PERSONAL WEBPAGE

Dr. Arpita Nandi

CLASSES TAUGHT

  • Exploring Geology (GEOL 1040)
  • Earth Materials (GEOL 2000)
  • Soil Geosciences (GEOG 4200)
  • Engineering Geology (GEOS 5587/4587)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Nandi's research involves landslide hazard mapping and mitigation using geospatial analysis, soil mechanics, physico-chemical behavior of soil, soil erosion studies, rock slope instability analysis, and weak rock geotechnical properties.

STUDENT RESEARCH TOPICS

Landslide hazard mapping using GIS; Shale geotechnical, mineralogical and thermal properties analysis; Soil erosion, mechanics, erosion and climatic behavior; Soil chemistry and conservation.

OTHER AFFILIATIONS

Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists, Holston Branch American Society for Civil Engineers, Indian Science Congress, Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India.
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