SGT University, Haryana
Professor Dr. Rakesh Kumar Sharma possesses ~40 y ea r s ’ ex p erie n ce a s Sc ie nti s t s , Administrator, Academician and Educationist. Prof Sharma served Defence Research and Development Organisation for 35.5 years and retired as Director of Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore. Thereafter, ProfSharma held the appointment of the Vice-Chancellor, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu for nearly 3 years. He has carried out collaborative research at IISc, Bangalore, CDRI, Lucknow, IHBT, Palampur, IIIM, Jammu in India, and University of Frankfurt, Germany, Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tubingen, Germany, The Center of Molecular Immunology, Havana, Cuba, and Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.
He has filed 25 patents and published more than 360 papers edited 17 Books and contributed 57 book Chapters. Prof Sharma received International Fellowship (Senior Indian Biomedical Scientist) of the Department of Health Research- Indian Co u n c i l o f M e d i c a l Resea rc h t owa rd s establishment of expertise/technologies in Emerging areas in clinical/medicine/health sciences not available in the parent Indian Institute. He received DRDO’s Defence Technology Spin OffAward, AFSTI’s NRJ Memorial Gold Medal Award, IPA’s Acharya P. C. Ray Memorial Gold Medal Award, AAPS Outstanding Manuscript Award and S. Laskar Memorial Pharma Excellence Award among many other awards and recognitions for noteworthy contributions to Research and Teaching.