SenGupta delivered over sixty invited and/or keynote/plenary lectures in the United States and overseas.
Partial List of Recent Invited and Keynote Lectures:
ASCE (India) Section in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, July 22, 2011. Title: “Developing Water Technology: From Research laboratory to Masses in the field”
Chicago ACS and AIChE Joint Lecture in Chicago, IL, January 19, 2011 “Role of Chemistry and Engineering Principles in Mitigating Global Arsenic Crisis”
ACS Astellas Foundation Award Lecture at the ACS National Meeting in Boston, MA, August 22, 2010. Global Arsenic Crisis in Drinking Water: New Findings for Sustainable Solution.
Johns Hopkins University in Batimore, MD, March 2, 2010. Using Donnan membrane Principle for Sustainable Environmental Processes and Materials.
Lawrence K. Cecil Award Lecture at AIChE Annual Meeting in Nashville, November 9, 2009. Hybrid Ion Exchange: From Decontamination to Desalination
Imperial College, London, Chemical Engineering Department, October 26, 2009. From the Donnan Membrane Principle to Sustainable Engineered Processes.
Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, June 18, 2009. Hybrid Ion Exchange: From Decontamination to Desalination.
University of Texas at Austin, March 5, 2009. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Arsenic Removal Systems in the Indian Subcontinent.
2009 Arsenic Congress in Izmir, Turkey, January 21-23. Performance of Arsenic-selective Reusable Adsorbent.
2008 UNESCO Global Water Crisis Meeting at the University of California, Irvine December 1-4. Lecture Title: Sustainable Engineering Solution for Arsenic Removal in Remote Villages in the Indian Subcontinent.
2008 Eastern Mediterranean Chemical Engineering Congress in Italy, May 25-29 (sponsored by the National Science Foundation in the US). Lecture Title: Hybrid Ion Exchangers (HIXs) for Removal and Sensing of Trace Contaminants.
Princeton University, New Jersey. Department of Civil and Environemntal Engineering, May 6, 2008. Title: Sustainable Engineering Solution for Arsenic Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent.
“Engineering for the Developing World” Seminar Series by Materials Research Laboratory at the University of California in Santa Barbara (UCSB). Lecture Title: “The Arsenic Crisis in the Developing World: A Sustainable Engineering Solution” on April 15, 2008.
2007 NEERI Distinguished Lecture at the CHEMCON Congress under the auspices of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers in Kolkata, India, Dec.27-29, 2007. Title: Development and Characterization of A New Class of Hybrid Ion Exchangers for Environmental Application. (NEERI= National Environmental Engineering Research Institute).
African Science and Academic Development Initiative (ASADI) Conference in Dakar, Senegal under the auspices of the US National Academy of Science (NAS) Nov. 11-15, 2007. Title: Chemical Contaminants in Groundwater: Sustainable Engineering Solution.
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Oct 11, 2007. Title: Arsenic Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent: A Sustainable Engineering Solution.
Keynote Lecture at the International Conference on Ion Exchange (ICIE’2007) Japan, Chiba University Oct 15-19. Title: Sensing Toxic Metals Using New Hybrid Inorganic Ion Exchangers.
Swiss Federal Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG), Zurich, Switzerland, June 18-19, 2007. Title: Arsenic Crisis in the Developing World: Sustainable Engineering Solution.
IPICYT, Research Institute in San Luis Potosi, Mexico under the auspices of Mexican Academy of Science, August 20-24, 2007. Five Consecutive Lectures on “Environmental Applications of Ion Exchange.”
Beyer Distinguished Lecture in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, April 27, 2007. Title: Arsenic Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent: Sustainable Engineering Solution.
Invited Lecture at the ACS Presidential Symposium on “Going With the Flow: Water Sustainability.” ACS Chicago Meeting, March 27, 2007. Title: The Role of Chemistry for a Sustainable Solution to Arsenic Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent.
The University of Delaware, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, March 23, 2007. Title: Arsenic Crisis in the Indian Subcontinent: Sustainable Engineering Solution.
ASCE Lehigh Valley Chapter Banquet Lecture, January 25, 2007. Title: Water Water Everyhere but ……….
Invited Keynote Lecture at 2007 Engineering Conference International (ECI) Meeting on Water Reuse in Tomar, Portugal February 11-15, 2007. Title: Arsenic Crisis: Sustainable Engineering Solution.
Invited Lecture at the International Workshop on Frontiers and Interfaces of Ion Exchange (IEW’ 2006) in Antalya, Turkey sponsored by the National Science Foundation, USA, June 11-15, 2006. Title: Donnan Principle Based Hybrid Nanosorbent
Argentina Atomic Center and University, Buenos Aires, October 2, 2006. Title: Donnan Principle Based Nanosorbent for Arsenic Removal.
PERMEA 2005 plenary lecture at Membrane Science and technology Conference in Polamica Zdroj, Poland (Sept. 18-22, 2005). Lecture title “Donnan Membrane Principle: Fundamentals and Opportunities for Application in Environmental Separation.
Lappenranta University of Technology, Lapeenranta, Finland, August 8-9, 2005. Title: Removal of Trace Metals Using Chelating Exchangers with Nitrogen Donor Atoms.
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia. August 11, 2005. Title: Polymer Supported Nanoparticles in Environmental Separation.”
Plenary lecture at the International Congress of Science and Technology in ESPE, Quito, Ecuador October 26-28, 2005. Title: Polymer Supported Nanoparticles in Environmental Separation.”
2004 Water For People Specialty seminar at the University of New Hampshire, October 14, 2004. Lecture title “A Holistic Approach Towards Arsenic Removal in the Indian Subcontinent.”
2004 Plenary Lecture at the International Polymer Technology Conference in Prague, Czech Republic. Title: Functionalized Polymers In Environmental Processes.
Invited Lecture at McGill University, Canada. March 9, 2004. Lecture title “Polymer Supported Inorganic Nanoparticles: A Hybrid Reusable Arsenic-Selective Sorbent.”
National Academy of Science, Institute of Sorption and Endoecology Problems, Kiev, Ukraine, May 17, 2004. Title: Polymer Supported Inorganic nanoparticles as Environmental Sorbents.
Keynote Lecture at 2003 International Conference on Ion Exchange (ICIE’03) in Kanazawa Institute of Technology in Japan. Lecture title “Novel Use of Ion Exchange Selectivity in Predicting Electrolyte Permeability for Reverse Osmosis Processes.”
Keynote lecture at NATO Advanced Research Workshop on “Role of Interfaces in Environmental Protection” May 27-30, 2002, Mistkote-Lillafured, Hungary. Lecture title “Polymer Supported Nanoarticles: Characterization and Environmental Application.”
Invited Lecture at 2002 ACS Colloids meeting at Georgia Institute of Technology. Title: “Polymer Supported Nanoparticles in Environmental Application.”