Sunayana Sarkar, NMIMS University, India
Dr. Sunayana Sarkar grew up in the tea gardens of Assam and Darjeeling. A Geologist and an Educator, her interest in Earth Sciences led her to join IIT Bombay for a PhD in Structural Geology and Geotectonics. She is currently working as faculty at the Mukesh Patel School of Technology Management and Engineering of the NMIMS University, where apart from her teaching, she is also engaged with the Department of Science and Technology for sponsored research in Earthquake Study in the North East of India. A trained classical singer, her singing had a holistic development with mixed influences of growing up in the North East, listening to western music and finding her calling in Bangla folk and Blues Rock.