Vijay Anand Sundarrajan

Dr. Vijay Anand Sundarrajan
MPhil, PhD

Contact Details
Location: Skylark 3 Room 351
Tel: +60 85 630 100 Ext: 2486
Fax: +60 85 630 254

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Research Interests

  • Mineralogy and Geochemistry
  • Petrology
  • Global Gold deposits
  • Geofluids
  • Research on ore minerals
  • Spectroscopic study of mineral deposits


  • Best Supporter for Curtin Malaysia Student Learning Awards 2023
  • Won Curtin Malaysia Teaching Support Award Letter 2023.
  • Mineralogical and Geochemical constraints on the Tawau Gold deposit, Sabah, Malaysia (CMRI-CRS Grant) has been successful at Curtin University, Malaysia.
  • “A preliminary study of the rare-metal bearing granites in India. Implications from geochemical and fluid inclusion studies” submitted to the Early Career Researchers (ECR) Startup Fund 2021 has been successful and the report submitted to Curtin University, Malaysia.
  • “Scientific fellowships are received from Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Chinese Postdoctoral Research Office during my research carrier.
    (i) China Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2013-2015)
    (ii) DST-JRF PURSE Research Fellowship (2012-2013)
    (iii) DST-SERC-JRF Research Fellowship (2008-2011)
    (iv) Pondicherry University Meritorious Fellowship (2006-2008).

Recent Publications

  1. Perumalsamy, C., Vijay Anand, S., Nagarajan, R., & Mukherjee, B. (2024). Petrogenesis of S-type Ladakh granite and mafic microgranular enclaves in the southern margin of Ladakh batholith: Evidence of crust-mantle interaction during the collision between Indian and Eurasian plates. Island Arc, 33(1), e12520. 1111/iar.12520.
  2. R. Nagarajan, M. Santosh, S Vijay Anand, Lai Fui Bridgid Chi (2024): International Association for Gondwana Research (IAGR) 2024 convention and 21st International Conference on Gondwana to Asia, Sarawak Malaysia, Gondwana Research, Volume 126, Page 321, ISSN 1342-937X,
  3. Carolyn Nicole Marjon and Vijay Anand Sundarrajan (2022): Geological, mineralogical and invisible gold distribution in Mesozoic Bau Limestone, Kuching, east Malaysia. UNESCO Project IGCP-700 International Conference series. 22nd – 25th August 2022, Page no. 10, PHETCHABUN, THAILAND.
  4. Sivasubramaniam. R, Vijay Anand. S, Pandian. M.S, Balakrishnan. S (2019): Geological, Geochemical and Rb-Sr isotopic studies on tungsten mineralized Sewariya-Govindgarh Granites of Delhi Fold Belt, Rajasthan, NW India. Journal of Earth System Science. 128 (19), 1-18.
  5. Vijay Anand Sundarrajan, Pandian. M.S., Balakrishnan. S and Sivasubramaniam. R (2018): Fluid inclusion, geochemical, Rb-Sr and Sm-Nd isotope studies on tungsten mineralized Degana and Balda granites of the Aravalli craton, NW India. Journal of Earth System Science. 127 (52), 1-20.
  6. Vijay Anand Sundarrajan, Li, Z.; Hu, Y.; Fu, X and Zhu, Y (2017). Invisible gold distribution on pyrite and ore-forming fluid process of the Huangshan Orogenic-type gold deposit of Zhejiang, SE China: implications from mineralogy, trace elements, impurity and fluid inclusion studies. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 106: 1057-1073.
  7. Vijay Anand. S, Zilong Li, M.S. Pandian and Xuheng Fu (2015). Composition, P-T constraints and impurities on magmatic and hydrothermal quartz from Guangshan granite (China) and Degana granite (India): Implications from fluid inclusion and EPR spectroscopy. Current perspectives and emerging issues in Gondwana evolution (abstract). Conference series. February 19-20, Pp18-19.
  8. Vijay Anand. S, Zilong Li., Hu Yizhou, Fu Xuheng, Zhu Yuhuo (2014): Mineralized mechanism of the Huangshan gold deposit hosted by giant shear zone in Zhejiang Province, China: Implication from EPR and EPMA analyses. Gondwana Research (abstract), 20-21 September 2014, Conference series 20. Pp 1-2.
  9. Krylova, T. L., Pandian, M. S., Bortnikov, N. S., Vijay Anand. S, Gorelikova, N. V., Gonevchuk, V. G., and Korostelevc, P.G (2012): Degana (Rajasthan, India) and Tigrinoe (Primorye, Russia) Tungsten and Tin–Tungsten Deposits: Composition of Mineral Forming Fluids and Conditions of wolframite deposition, Geology of Ore Deposits. 54 (4), 276–294.
  10. Vijay Anand. S, Pandian, M.S, Ravikumar, R.V.S.S.N., and Sambasiva Rao, P (2012): EPR characteristics of quartz from tungsten deposits at Degana and Balda, Rajasthan, India, Radiation. Effects and Defects in Solids. 167,163–169.
  11. Vijay Anand. S., Pandian, M.S., Mithira, S., Ravikumar, R.V.S.S.N. and Sambasiva Rao, P. (2009): EPR and optical absorption characteristics of sodic plagioclase from granite pegmatite in Kadavur area, India. Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids. 164, 726-736.