GM2 Giridas Maiti

Dr. Giridas Maiti

  • Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften -
    Allgemeine Geologie

    KIT - Karlsruher Institut für Technologie,
    Campus Süd

    Adenauerring 20a, Geb. 50.41
    76131 Karlsruhe

Research Area

  • Geodynamic processes
  • Basin modelling
  • Deep lithsopheric slab dynamics (slab breakoff, slab avalanching etc.)

Expertise and Skills

  • Thermo Mechanical Numerical Simulation
  • Finite Element (FEM), Finite Difference (FD) Modelling
  • Matlab, Python, Latex
  • Comsol Multiphysics

Publication Overview

List of Publications

Slab tearing in non-collisional settings: Insights from thermo-mechanical modelling of oblique subduction
Andrić-Tomašević, N.; Koptev, A.; Maiti, G.; Gerya, T.; Ehlers, T. A.
2023. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 610, Art.-Nr.: 118097. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2023.118097
Slab-parallel advection versus Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities in melt-rich layers in subduction zones : A criticality analysis
Ghosh, D.; Maiti, G.; Mandal, N.
2020. Physics of the earth and planetary interiors, 307, Article no: 106560. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2020.106560
Cold Plumes Initiated by Rayleigh‐Taylor Instabilities in Subduction Zones, and Their Characteristic Volcanic Distributions : The Role of Slab Dip
Ghosh, D.; Maiti, G.; Mandal, N.; Baruah, A.
2020. Journal of geophysical research / Solid earth, 125 (8), e2020JB019814. doi:10.1029/2020JB019814
How far does a subduction wedge follow lubrication dynamics?
Maiti, G.; Mandal, N.
2020. Physics of the earth and planetary interiors, 298, Article no: 106346. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2019.106346