Prosun Bhattacharya holds a Ph.D. degree in sedimentary geochemistry from the University of Delhi, India, and is an expert of groundwater chemistry. He is currently a Professor of groundwater chemistry and Coordinator of the KTH-International Groundwater Arsenic Research Group at the Department of Land and Water Resource Engineering in KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. He is engaged in research on groundwater contamination in sedimentary aquifers, especially focusing on arsenic and fluoride contamination in collaboration with a number of universities and research organizations in India, Bangladesh, China, Australia, Argentina, Ghana, Costa Rica, Bolivia, and USA. He has authored/coauthored over 250 international publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has edited 7 books on various aspects of natural arsenic in groundwater and groundwater for sustainable development until 2013. He is the principal Editor of a number of special issues of the peer-reviewed journals, for example, the Science of the Total Environment (2012) and the Journal of Hazardous Materials (2013). He is also an Associate Editor of the two reputed journals, the Journal of Hydrology and the Environment International published by Elsevier. Based on his global engagements in the field of arsenic research, he has been honored as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America in April 2012.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2013