Utsab Ghosal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Utsab Ghosal received his education (Graduation and Post-graduation) at Jadavpur University (Applied Geology/Hydrogeology) and did his Ph.D from Calcutta University. A teacher by profession and a Hydrogeologist by education, he served Govt. of West Bengal as a Geo-Hydrological Assistant, in Purba Medinipur district in Water Resource Investigation and Development Department/ State Water Investigation Directorate (WRIDD/SWID) before joining the Department of Geology, Presidency University in 2018. Currently as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geology he is actively engaged in research and teaching of Groundwater hydrology, Coal and Nuclear Fuel and Environmental geology. He has carried out extensive research on arsenic contamination in groundwater of the Bengal Basin and his primary interest in arsenic is to explain the spatial distribution of As-pollution in aquifers of the Bengal Basin. He has delivered several lectures in national and international conferences, seminars, workshops, UGC sponsored refresher courses, etc. He has published numerous research papers in international and national journals, conference proceedings and a part of a book chapter about groundwater in India. He has won 1st prize in the Young Scientist Competition in a National Seminar on “Sustainable Ground Water Management through Effective Governance” organized by
NRIEMT in 2016. While being a research fellow, he has also won prizes in poster presentation under in different national and international conferences.


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West Bengal, India

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