Professor, China University of Geosciences, Beijing & Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia, Founder Editor Gondwana Research
21st March 2022: (2pm to 3pm IST)
Topic: Habitable Planet: Emerging issues (30 minutes)
M. Santosh is Professor at the China University of Geosciences Beijing (CUGB), Specially Appointed Foreign Expert of China, Professor at the University of Adelaide, Australia and Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Science, Kochi University, Japan. PhD (Cochin University of Science and Technology, India), D.Sc. (Osaka City University, Japan) and D.Sc. (University of Pretoria, South Africa). He is the Founding Editor of Gondwana Research as well as the founding Secretary General of the International Association for Gondwana Research. He is also the Editorial Advisor of Geoscience Frontiers. Research fields include petrology, fluid inclusions, geochemistry, geochronology, metallogeny and supercontinent tectonics. Published over 1300 research papers, edited several memoir volumes and journal special issues. His has over 61,000 citations and H index of 118. He is co-author of the book ‘Continents and Supercontinents’ (Oxford University Press, 2004). Recipient of National Mineral Award, Outstanding Geologist Award, Thomson Reuters 2012 Research Front Award, Thomson Reuters High Cited Researcher during the past seven years.