Debalina Sengupta, Ph.D.

Program Director, Coastal Resilience



  • Doctor of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University


As the Coastal Resilience Program Manager, Sengupta plans, organizes, directs, and manages extension activities associated with the Resilient Communities and Economies (RCE) strategic focus area. The RCE focus area is one of four key focus areas of Sea Grant. The goal of this focus area is to accommodate the increasing coastal population and activity while balancing demands on coastal resources. This includes supporting cutting-edge research in the areas of marine-related energy sources, energy efficiency, hazards, and tourism. Sengupta aims to work collaboratively to implement more resilience and sustainability strategies in coastal communities.