Dr. Kamal Kumar Tanti

Assistant Professor



Name :-   Dr. Kamal Kumar Tanti

Designation :-    Assistant Professor

Qualification :-    (a) Ph.D. in Physics (Astronomy & Astrophysics) - April, 2013 Gauhati University, Guwahati - 781014, India & Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai - 400005, India Thesis title: Massive Star Formation
(b) M.Sc. Physics - December, 2004 Gauhati University, Guwahati - 781014, India
(c) Post-Graduate Diploma in Remote Sensing & GIS - December, 2006 University of Allahabad, Allahabad - 211002, India

Overview of Profile:

(a) Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics.

(b) Team Member – Career Services Department

Fore Front Area of Research:-    (a) Astrophysics: Multi-wavelength studies of Massive Star Forming Regions, YSOs
(b) Climate Science: Rainfall Analysis and Rainfall Modeling, Persistent Rainfall Events, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Climate Modeling

Email id:-   kktanti@utm.ac.in

Experience:-    (a) Teaching: 4 years, (b) Industry: 2 years 7 months, (c) Research: 6 years

  • (a) Junior Research Fellowship by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) for ASTROSAT Satellite Project (August, 2006 - August, 2008)
  • (b) Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar, 2012, for Assamese language
  • (c) Munin Barkataky Literary Award, 2008
  • (d) University Record Holder of Marks, 2007 - University of Allahabad
  • (e) Assam State Child Scientist Award & Scholarship, NCSC, 1995
  • (f) Assam Middle English Scholarship, 1993 & Assam Lower Primary Scholarship, 1991
  • (g) Best Student of the School Medal, 1994 & 1997
  • (h) Best Project Award, Assam State Science Fair, 1995
  • (a) JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS:
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; SED Modeling of 10 Massive Young Stellar Objects; International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Physics, Vol. 5, No. I, June, 2015, pp. 1-13 (ISSN: 2250-0634; Impact Factor: 0.4375)
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; Interactive Road Information System of a Modern City: A GIS and GPS-Based Approach; International Journal of Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2015, pp. 976-979 (ISSN: 2320-0243; Impact Factor: 1.75)
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; Spectral Energy Distributions and Age Estimates of 40 massive young stellar objects; Advances in Astronomy and Space Physics, Vol. 2, Issue 2, 2012, pp. 139-142 (ISSN: 2227-1481)
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; Spectral Energy Distributions and Age Estimates of Five Massive Young Stellar Objects; International Journal of Astronomy, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2012, pp. 62-67 (ISSN: 2169-8848; Impact Factor: 0.5)
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; SEDs and Age Estimates of MYSOs: Study of Galactic Massive Star Forming Regions; International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 2, Issue 10, October, 2011 (ISSN: 2229-5518; Impact Factor: 3.2)
  • (b) BOOKS & EDITED PROCEEDINGS:
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; Interactive Road Information System of a Modern City: A GIS and GPS-Based Approach; LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-70516-8, ISBN-10: 3659705160, EAN: 9783659705168, No. of pages: 60, Published on: 5th May, 2015
  • Nayan Moni Saikia, Kamal Kumar Tanti & Pradeep Kumar Mallick (Eds.); Proceedings of International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Technologies for Adaptation, 2016, Vol. I & Vol. II; published by IRD India. ISBN: 978-93-81693-07-2, Published on: 20th June, 2016
  • (c) CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS (Papers in Conference Proceedings):
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, Nayan Moni Saikia & Markynti Swer; Trend and Variability of Rainfall: A Case Study of Shillong City; Proceedings of National Conference on Environmental Remote Sensing (NCERS 2016), pp. 37-39; December 13-14, 2016, Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati, India.
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, Nayan Moni Saikia & Markynti Swer; An Investigation of Trends and Variability of Rainfall in Shillong City; Proceedings of International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Technologies for Adaptation (IC3MTA 2016), Vol. II, pp. 100-103; June 20-21, 2016, Shillong, India. ISBN: 978-93-81693-07-2
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti & Nayan Moni Saikia; An Investigation of Trends and Variability of Rainfall in Shillong City; Proceedings of International Conference on Climate Change and Sustainability (IC3S 2015), Vol. I, pp. 54; December 21-23, 2015, Mumbai, India. ISBN: 978-81-922978-5-9
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; An Interactive Road Information System of Agartala City: A GIS and GPS-based Approach; Proceedings of International Conference on Computing and Communication Systems (I3CS 2015), Vol. II, pp. 70-72; April 9-10, 2015, Shillong, India. ISBN: 978-1-4799-5857-01
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; Spectral Energy Distributions and Age Estimates of 50 massive young stellar objects; Proceedings of 11th Asian-Pacific Regional International Astronomical Union (IAU) Meeting (APRIM 2011), NARIT Conference Series, Vol. 1, 2013, pp. 311-312; July 26-29, 2011, Chiang Mai, Thailand. ISBN: 978-616-12-0285-9
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; SED modeling of 10 Massive Young Stellar Objects; Proceedings of 31st Scientific Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI 2013), ASI Conference Series, Vol. 9, pp. 114; Feb 20-22, 2013, Trivandrum, India. ISBN: 978-81-922926-7-0
  • J. Roy, K. K. Tanti, P. C. Agrawal & K. Duorah; Timing and Spectral Analysis of the X-ray Binary Pulsar XTE J1829-098 ; Proceedings of 29th Scientific Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India, ASI Conference Series, Vol. 3, pp. 139; Feb 23-25, 2011, Raipur, India. ISBN: 978-81-922926-1-8
  • (d) CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (Talks/Posters/Abstracts):
  • V. Jennifer Joan Wallang & Kamal Kumar Tanti; Positive Correlationship between Landslide and Rainfall: A Societal Impact Analysis for Shillong City; National Conference on Interdisciplinarity: Theory & Practice, July 22-23, 2016, NIT Meghalaya, Shillong, India.
  • Rahul Mahanta & Kamal Kumar Tanti; A Study of Severe Thunderstorms using Satellite Imagery; NESAC-Academia and Students' Interaction Meet, June 24, 2016, NESAC, ISRO, Shillong, India.
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; An Analysis of Rainfall Trends in Shillong City; 1st International Conference on Climate Science, March 7-8, 2016, Cotton College, Guwahati, India.
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; SED Modeling of 20 Massive Young Stellar Objects; 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Aug 2-10, 2014, Moscow, Russia
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; GPS-based Real-time Road Traffic Monitoring System; 40th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Aug 2-10, 2014, Moscow, Russia
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; GPS-based Real-time Road Traffic Monitoring System; Regional Conference on Geo-informatics for Early Warning of Disasters with Special Emphasis on NER, Sept 18-19, 2014, Shillong, India
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti and J. Roy; A GIS-based Road Information System of Guwahati City; ISG-ISRS National Symposium on Remote Sensing and GIS for Environment, December 4-6, 2013, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti, J. Roy and K. Duorah; Spectral Energy Distributions and Age Estimates of 40 massive young stellar objects; 39th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, July 14-22, 2012, Mysore, India
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti and J. Roy; A GPS-based Real-time Road Traffic Monitoring System; Annual Conventions of Indian Society of Remote Sensing & Indian Society of Geomatics, Dec 5-7, 2012, New Delhi, India
  • Kamal Kumar Tanti; Foreground as is traced from the Background: A look-back into the events of the Past; Young Astronomers' Meet, Nov 29 – Dec 2, 2005, Pune, India
  • (e) WORKSHOPS, SCHOOLS & TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • Special Summer School (Equivalent to Refresher Course/Orientation Programme), June 27-July 17, 2016, UGC-Human Resource Centre, NEHU, Shillong, India
  • Workshop on Business Process Simulation, Sept 10, 2013, UTM, Shillong, India
  • Joint ECT-IEEE GRSS Kolkata Chapter - Workshop on POLSAR Remote Sensing & Multi-modal Radar, December 22-23, 2012, Gauhati University, Guwahati, India
  • Workshop on Astro-statistics, Dec 21-23, 2005, Calcutta University, Kolkata, India
  • SERC School on Special Functions & Functions of Matrix Argument: Recent Developments & Recent Applications in Statistics & Astrophysics, March 14 - April 15, 2005, CMS, Pala, Kerala
  • Summer School on Introductory Astronomy, Astrophysics & Atmospheric Sciences, June 7-18, 2004, ARIES, Nainital, India
  • (f) REVIEWER EXPERIENCE
  • Reviewer - International Journal of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IJAA)
  • Peer Reviewer - American Journal of Physics and Applications (AJPA)
  • Reviewer - Journal of Modern Physics (JMP)
  • (g) PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • Life member - Astronomical Society of India (ASI)
  • Associate Member - Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)
  • Life Member - Indian Society of Remote Sensing (ISRS)
  • (h) OBSERVATION
  • 104-cm Sampurnanand Optical telescope (ARIES, Nainital, India)
  • 2-m Optical/Infrared HCT telescope (IIA, Bangalore, India)
  • 12-inch TIFR telescope (TIFR, Mumbai, India)
  • 12-inch & 16-inch Optical telescopes (GU Observatory, Guwahati, India)
  • (i) CONFERENCE/WORKSHOP ORGANIZATION EXPERIENCE
  • Convener - International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Technologies for Adaptation, 2016, Synod College, Shillong, June 20-21, 2016
  • Member of Organizing Committee - Workshop on Business Process Simulation, UTM Shillong, Sept 10, 2013