Dr. Naimisha Vanik

Post Doctoral Research Fellow (PDF)

Science of Earth, Oceans, Space


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Ph. D Geology M.S. University of Baroda 2021
M.Sc. Applied Geology M.S. University of Baroda 2013
M.Sc. Geology M.S. University of Baroda 2012


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara Women Scientist in DST-WOSA research project Principal Investigator(PI) 02 year
The M.S. University of baroda, Vadodara Junior Research Fellow(JRF) in MoES research project Active Tectonics studies and filed investigation in Kachchh and Saurashtra region 03 years
Bhumi Research Center, Surat Geologist Soil and rock testing, Technical report writing 01 year


Area of Interest

Geology | Earth Sciences

Area of Expertise

Geomorphology, Quatenary Science, Remote Sensing

Area of Research

Tectonic Geomorphology of Palghat gap, South India

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, the M.S. University of baroda, Vadodara

A tectono-geomorphological perspective of micro-earthquake swarm activity prone areas around Bhavnagar and Jamnagar in Saurashtra, western India.

01/12/2020 Vanik, N. Maurya, D. M. Shaikh, M. Padmalal, A Tiwari, P. Chamyal, L. S.

Quaternary International. Page no:111-133, Vol:585

Post-Deccan Trap stress reorientation under transpression: Evidence from fault slip analyses from SW Saurashtra, Western India

02/11/2018 NaimishaVanik Shaikh, M. A Mukherjee, S. Maurya, D. M. Chamyal, L. S.

Journal of Geodynamics. , Page no: 9-19, Vol: 121

Surface trace of the active Katrol Hill Fault and estimation of paleo-earthquake magnitude for seismic hazard, Western India

20/12/2021 Tiwari, P. Maurya, D. M Shaikh, M. Patidar, A. K. Vanik, N. Padmalal, A. Vasaikar, S, S. Chamyal, L. S.

Engineering Geology. Page no:106416.

Impact of long term uplift on stream networks in tectonically active Northern Hill Range, Kachchh palaeo-rift basin, western India

02/06/2021 Padmalal, A., Maurya D. M. Vanik, N. P. Shaikh, M. A. Tiwari, P. Chamyal, L. S.

Journal of Mountain Science. Page no:1609-1629, Vol: 18(6).

Late Quaternary drainage reorganization assisted by surface faulting: the example of the Katrol Hill Fault zone, Kachchh, Western India

11/02/2021 Deepak M. Maurya Tiwari, P. Shaikh, M Patidar, A. K. Vanik, N. Padmalal, A. Chamyal, L. S.

Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Page no:1268-1293, Vol:46 (7)

Tectonic evolution of the intra-uplift Vigodi-Gugriana-Khirasra-Netra Fault System in the seismically active Kachchh rift basin, India: Implications for the western continental margin of the Indian plate

02/11/2020 Shaikh, M. A Maurya, D. M. Mukherjee, S. Vanik, N. P. Padmalal, A. Chamyal, L. S.

Journal of Structural Geology. Page no:104124, Vol:140

Geomorphic characteristics and morphologic dating of the Allah Bund Fault scarp, Great Rann of Kachchh, Western India.

01/01/2019 Padmalal, A. Khonde, N. Maurya, D. M. Shaikh, M. Kumar, A. Vanik, N. Chamyal, L.S.

Tectonics and Structural Geology: Indian Context. Springer. Page no: 55–74.

Uplift induced structurally controlled landscape development: example from fault bounded Jumara and Jara domes in Northern Hill Range, Kachchh, Western India

27/06/2019 Shaikh, M. A. Maurya, D. M Vanik, N. P Padmalal, A. Chamyal, L. S.

Geosciences Journal.