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Indra Sekhar Sen

PhD (Florida International University, USA)

Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Science

Isotope Geochemistry

Research Interest



  • 01.2006 – 07.2010 Ph.D., Geochemistry, Florida International University, USA.
    Thesis Title: Pending
    Thesis Supervisor: Pending
  • 2003–05 ,M.Sc., Applied Geology, Jadavpur University, India.
  • 2000 – 03, B.Sc., Geological Sciences, Jadavpur University, India.



  • Geochemistry (ES 642, Fall 2014)

  • Sen, I. S. & Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B. Rapid determination of osmium concentrations and 187Os/188Os of crude oils and source rocks by coupling high pressure, high temperature digestion with sparging OsO4 into a multi-collector ICPMS. Analytical Chemistry (2014), 86, 2982-2988.

  • Sen, I. S. Platinum Group Element Pollution is a Growing Concern in Countries with Developing Economy. Environmental Science & Technology (2013), 47, 13903-13904.

  • Sen, I. S., Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B. & Geboy, N. Complex Anthropogenic Sources of Platinum Group Elements in Aerosols on Cape Cod, USA. Environmental Science & Technology (2013), 47, 10188-10196.

  • Sen, I. S. & Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B. Anthropogenic Disturbance of Element Cycles at the Earth's Surface. Environmental Science & Technology (2012), 46, 8601-8609
    Sen I.S. and Peucker-Ehrenbrink B. Cover Page Graphics, Environmental Science and Technology (2012) (August 21, Volume 46, Issue 16)

  • Sen, I. S., Bizimis, M., Sen, G. & Huang, S. A radiogenic Os component in the oceanic lithosphere? Constraints from Hawaiian pyroxenite xenoliths. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (2011), 75, 4899-4916.

  • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, India (03.2014 onwards)

  • Long-Term Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (06.2013 onwards)

  • Visiting Faculty, IIT-Bhubaneswar, India (05.2013- 03.2014)

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA (11.2010 – 04.2013)

  • Internship, Hydrocarbon Systems Division, Exxon Mobil Upstream Research Company, USA (08.2009 – 11.2009)
    Internship, Exploration and Production Technology division, BP America, Inc.'s Subsidiaries (BP), USA (05.2009 – 07.2009)

  • 2013: INSPIRE Faculty Award, Government of India

  • 2013:Long-Term Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA

  • 2010: Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA

  • 2009: Doctoral Evidence Acquisition Fellowship, Florida International University, USA

  • 2009: Elected Member Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
    2008: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, FIU, USA


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