Nita Sebastian

Research School of Earth Sciences
The Australian National University
Jaeger Building 61A
Room #238
Mills Road Acton
Canberra, ACT 0200
+61 2 6125-4833 (tel)
+61 2 6257-2737 (fax)
e-mail: nita.sebastian@anu.edu.au


PhD in Seismology, 2013 -
Tentative PhD thesis topic: Structure of the Australasian lithosphere using receiver functions
Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University

M.Sc. in Geology, 2010
Department of Geology, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University, India
B.Sc. in Geology with Physics and Mathematics as Subsidiaries, 2008
Department of Geology, Government College Kottayam, Mahathma Gandhi University, India

Academic honours/achievements:

2011, Qualified National Eligibility Test for Lectureship in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Science with an All India rank of 6
2010, Best student award for the University topper, Department of Geology, Andhra University
2008, Best student award, Mahathma Gandhi University
2009 and 2010 Summer Research Fellowship from the Indian National Science academy, National Science Academy and Indian Academy of Sciences

Research interests:

Structure and dynamics of the lithosphere
Internal geological processes and Seismic activity of Earth and other Solar System objects

Professional Experiences:

Science Communicator, VASCSC, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad (5/2012 - 12/2012)
Guest Lecturer, Department of Geology, Mahathma Gandhi University, India (12/2011 - 4/2012)
Project Associate, PLANEX, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India (10/2010 - 11/2011)


K. N Kusuma, N. Sebastian, S.V.S Murty, 2012, Planet. Space Sci. 67(1), 46
Geochemical and mineralogical analysis of Gruithuisen region on Moon using M3 and DIVINER images

Other skills and interests:

English (fluent), Malayalam & Hindi (native languages)
Hobbies: The best retreats always have been books, music ad traveling.
My hometown Kochi(Cochin)

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