Sunil Sen Sarma (b. 1933) is a geologist of wide repute. Notwithstanding his professional training, his academic concerns have, over the years, evolved in many different directions to focus more specifically on man and nature.
A former Director, Geological Survey of India, he is also an extensively published scholar, credited with the authorship of over a hundred articles and five book: in both English and Bengali. His English titles include Farakka: A Gordian Knot: Problems on Sharing Ganga Waters and The Ecology and the Epidemic: A Study on Nineteenth Century Controversy.