Dr. Santosh K. Panda

Research Assistant Professor
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Address: 

903 Koyukuk Drive
403 Elvey Building
Geophysical Institute
Fairbanks, AK 99775

 
Phone: 
(907) 474-7539
 

Research Interests

Permafrost distribution mapping and temperature modeling. Application of remote sensing and GIS on arctic research.

Past Projects

Permafrost distribution mapping and temperature modeling along Alaska Highway corridor, Interior Alaska.

Proposals

Collaborative Research: Community based permafrost and climate monitoring in rural Alaska. NSF Arctic Research Opportunity 2014 (Social Sciences Program). Co-PI. (In Review)

Collaborative Research: Using InSAR, field measurements, and models to study thermokarst dynamics. NSF Arctic Research Opportunity 2014 (Natural Sciences Program). PI. (In Review)

Appointments

Dec. 2014 - Present: Research Associate at Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.
Dec. 2011 - Dec. 2014: Postdoctoral Fellow at Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.
June 2010 - Dec. 2011: Research Assistant at Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.
Sept. 2009 - May 2010: Teaching Assistant at Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.
June 2009 - Aug. 2009: Summer Intern at Tanana Valley Watershed Association, Fairbanks, Alaska.
Jan. 2007 - May 2009: Research Assistant at Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska.
January 2005 - December 2006: Research Fellow at Department of Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (India).
Feb. 2004 - Dec. 2004: Project Fellow at Central Mining Research Institute, Regional Centre Roorkee (India).

Education

2007 - 2011: Ph.D. Geology, University of Alaska Fairbanks
2001 - 2003: M.Sc. Applied Geology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (India)
1998 - 2001: B.Sc. Geology and Mineralogy, Sambalpur University, Odisha (India)

Professional Memberships

Alaska Geological Society
American Geophysical Union
Permafrost Young Research Network
U.S. Permafrost Association