Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Indra Sen
Dr Indra Sekhar Sen's photoIndra Sen
Guest Investigator
Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

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Education and Professional Experience

Assistant Professor (2014-present): Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. Visiting Faculty (2013-14): Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India. PostDoc. (2010-13): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA. Ph.D. (2006-2010): Florida International University, USA. M.Sc. (2003-05): Jadavpur University, India.

Research Interests
Isotope Geochemistry

  1. 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.
  2. Sen, I. S. Platinum Group Element Pollution is a Growing Concern in Countries with Developing Economy. Environmental Science & Technology (2013), 47, 13903-13904.
  3. 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.
  4. Sen, I. S. & Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B. Anthropogenic Disturbance of Element Cycles at the Earth’s Surface. Environmental Science & Technology (2012), 46, 8601-8609,
  5. 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.
  6. Sen, I. S., Bizimis, M. & Sen, G. Geochemistry of sulfides in Hawaiian garnet pyroxenite xenoliths: Implications for highly siderophile elements in the oceanic mantle. Chemical Geology (2010), 273, 180-192.

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