Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Kaustubh Thirumalai

Kaustubh Thirumalai
Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2016
M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2012
B.E., Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, India, 2010


Work: +1 512 232 4184
Office: 196 2.246
Mailcode: R2200
Curriculum Vitae
Publications (pdf)


Committee Member

Dr. Thirumalai works on past, present, and future climate change. Currently, his work focuses on the Indian Ocean region where he is working with Dr. Pedro N. DiNezio and Dr. Martin Puy to investigate past and future trends in regional climate and oceanography. For his Ph.D. he worked on paleoceanography in the Gulf of Mexico.

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship - Brown University (2017)

NSF Expert Witness Training Academy Fellow - NSF (2016)

Ewing-Worzel Fellowship - UTIG (2015)

University of Texas Brundrett Endowed Presidential Scholarship - The University of Texas at Austin (2015)

Gale White Fellowship - UTIG (2014)

Lagoe Micropaleontology Award - Jackson School of Geosciences (2014)

Summer Research Fellowship - European Center of Excellence (2012)

Summer Research Fellowship - Indian Academy of Sciences (2009)

Kaustubh's twitter handle: @holy_kau

Kaustubh Webpage

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