B.S. 1996 University of Rochester
M.Sc. 1999 University of Rochester
Ph.D 2002 University of Rochester
Structural Geology, Tectonics
(asterisk denotes undergraduate author)
2001 Ismat, Z., Mitra, G., Folding by cataclastic flow at shallow crustal levels in the Canyon Range, Sevier Orogenic Belt, west-central Utah. Journal of Structural Geology 23, 355-378.
2001 Mitra, G., Ismat, Z., Microfracturing associated with reactivated fault zones and shear zones: What can it tell us about deformation history. Geological Society (London) Special Publication 186, 113- 140.
2005 Ismat, Z., Mitra, G., Fold-thrust belt evolution expressed in an internal thrust sheet: the role of cataclastic flow. Geological Society of America Bulletin 117, 764-782.
2005 Ismat, Z., Mitra, G., Folding by cataclastic flow: Evolution of controlling factors during deformation. Journal of Structural Geology 27, 2181-2203.
2007 Ismat, Z., Benford, B.*, Deformation in the core of a fold: Unraveling the kinematic evolution of tight, multilayer folds developed in the upper crust. Journal of Structural Geology 29, 497-514.
2008 Ismat, Z., Folding kinematics expressed in fracture patterns: An example from the Anti- Atlas fold belt, Morocco. Journal of Structural Geology 30, 1396-1404.
2009 Ismat, Z., Energy budget during fold-tightening. Journal of Structural Geology (Special volume in honor of Rick Groshong and Richard Nickelsen) 39, 972-988.
2012 Ismat, Z., Evolution of Fracture Porosity and Permeability During Folding by Cataclastic Flow: Implications for Syntectonic Fluid Flow. Rocky Mountain Geology 47, 133-155.
2013 Ismat, Z., Block supported cataclastic flow in the upper crust. Journal of Structural Geology 56, 118-128
2014 Sak, P., Gray, M. B., Ismat, Z., The Juniata Culmination and its significance in the deformation history of the Pennsylvania Salient, Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Geology 122, 367-380.
2015 Ismat, Z., What can the dihedral angle of conjugate faults tell us? Journal of Structural Geology 73, 97-113.
2015 Ismat, Z., Toeneboehn, K.*, Deformation along a salient-transverse zone junction: An example from the Leamington transverse zone, Utah, Sevier fold-thrust belt (USA). Journal of Structural Geology 75, 69-79
2016 Ismat, Z., Toeneboehn, K.*, Kinematic history of a salient-recess junction explored through a combined approach of field data and analog sandbox modeling. JoVE, doi: 10.3791/54318
2016 Ismat, Z., Herbert, J.*, Deformation history expressed within the Juniata culmination. Pennsylvania Geology 46 (1), 4-15
2016 Ismat, Z., Riley, P.*, Lerback, J.*, What do fault patterns reveal about the latest phase of extension within the Northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada, USA?. Journal of Structural Geology 89, 88-100