Kusala Rajendran is an Indian seismologist. She has primarily worked on earthquakes and their source mechanisms. An earth scientist who worked extensively on earthquake patterns in India, Rajendran is considered one of the pioneers in this field. She has received many awards and recognitions, including the National Award for Women Scientists from the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, in 2018. Kusala Rajendran co-authored the book, Earthquakes of the Indian Subcontinent: Seismotectonic Perspectives (with CP Rajendran), and her book, Pattam Pole, will be published in January 2023.
Faultlines Beneath Our Feet : A Seismological Reckoning of Kerala