I am studying the part of the Tibetan Plateau within India, especially the role of the Karakorum Fault in the tectonics. I have also worked in the region of the Bhuj earthquake of 2001, a surprising event far from the Himalayan boundary.
M.A. Khan, R. Bendick, M.I. Bhat, R. Bilham, D.M. Kakar, S.F. Khan*, S. Lodi, M.S. Qazi, B. Singh, W. Szelinga, and A. Wahab (2010) Preliminary geodetic constraints on plate boundary deformation on the western edge of the Indian plate from TriGGnet, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 41, 71-87.
Brown, E., R. Bendick, D. Bourles, V. Gaur, P. Molnar, G. Raisbeck, and F. Yiou (2003) Early Holocene climate recorded in geomorphological features in Western Tibet. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology v. 199, p. 141-151.
Brown, E. T., R. Bendick, D.L. Bourlès, V. Gaur, P. Molnar, G.M. Raisbeck, and F. Yiou (2002) Slip rates of the Karakorum Fault, Ladakh, India, determined using cosmic ray exposure dating of debris flows and moraines, J. Geophys. Res., v. 107(10).
Bendick, R., R. Bilham, E. Fielding, V. Gaur, S. Hough, G. Kier, M. Kulkarni, S. Martin, K. Mueller, and M. Mukul (2001) The January 26, 2001 Bhuj Earthquake, India. Seismological Res. Lett., v. 73(3), p. 328-335.