I ve first met professor Gupta at one of the Hazards Symposiums, in 2004. I vas remarking his comittment regarding one of the biggest man-made catastrophe in history- the Bhopal accident.
We all have our Bhopals so I listened to prof. Gupta  excellent presentation and I discovered hip also a motivational speaker and a very good researcher.

Professor Gupta studied  for:
-B.Tech. IIT Kanpur 1966
-M.S.E.  University of Michigan, USA,  1967
-Ph.D. Univ of Pennsylvannia, USA,  1971

His current research is focused on:

Process Intensification
Petroleum E&P
Environment and Safety in Chemical Process Industry: Hazardous Substances Management
Hazardous Substance Transport Risk Asessment
Water Conservation and Recycling
Inherently Safer Design
Hazard Analysis

His awards are including:
Hutchinson Medal, Institution of Chemical Engineers (U. K.), 2002 for best paper published in/presented to IChemE (U. K.)
IPCL Award for Safety and Hazard Management in Petrochemical Industry by the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007