Dr. Pankaj Kumar Sharma
Professor (DOJ - 01.08.2007, Regular)

B.E. (Mechanical) Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere.

M.Tech (Industrial), IIT Roorkee

Ph.D. (Renewable energy) University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun

Area of Specialization:

Renewable Energy, Biomass (Gasification, pyrolysis, Cook Stove), Solar, Social Engineering


Research & Publications:

Lakavat, M. and Sharma, P.K. and Saxena, M. and Diwan, P. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering, Volume 7, Year 2019, Pages 60-66,"Effect of electroless Ni-P coatings containing nano additives on the surface topography of magnesium alloy”.

Lakavat, M. and Sharma, P.K. and Saxena, M. and Diwan, P. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Volume 14, the Year 2019, Pages 292-298, "Electroless Ni-P deposition plus nickel prosperous coating on AZ91D magnesium alloy.".

Soam, Shveta; Borjesson, Pal; Sharma, Pankaj K; Gupta, Ravi P; Tuli, Deepak K; Kumar, Ravindra; Bioresource Technology, Volume 228, Year 2017, Pages 89-98, "Life cycle assessment of rice straw utilization practices in India.

Singhal, Shailey; Agarwal, Shilpi; Arora, Shefali; Sharma, Pankaj; Singhal, Naveen; International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 41, Year 2017, Pages 1657-1669Upgrading techniques for transformation of biogas to bio?CNG: a review

Andrew, Renny; Gokak, DT; Sharma, Pankaj; Gupta, Shalini; International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 40, the Year 2016, Pages 1788-1799Novel hydrogen-rich gas production by steam gasification of biomass in a scale rotary tubular helical coil gasifier.

Andrew, Renny; Gokak, DT; Sharma, Pankaj; Gupta, Shalini; Waste Management & Research, Volume 34, Year 2016, Pages 1268-1274,"Practical achievements on biomass steam gasification in a rotary tubular coiled-downdraft reactor."

Renny, Andrew; Santhosh, Viswanathan; Somkuwar, Nitin; Gokak, DT; Sharma, Pankaj; Bhargava, Sanjay; Bioresource Technology, Volume 220, Year 2016, Pages 151-160," Pyrolysis of de-oiled seed cake of Jatropha Curcas and catalytic steam reforming of pyrolytic bio-oil to hydrogen,".

Rose Havilah Pulla, Pankaj Kumar Sharma, M Gopinath, Volume 10, Year 2016, Pages 365-372, "Combustion characteristics and kinetic parameter estimation of Lantana Camara by thermogravimetric analysis”.

Soam, Shveta; Kumar, Ravindra; Gupta, Ravi P; Sharma, Pankaj K; Tuli, Deepak K; Das, Biswapriya; Energy, Volume 83, Year 2015, Pages 307-315," Life cycle assessment of fuel ethanol from sugarcane molasses in northern and western India and its impact on Indian biofuel programme".

Jain, P.K., Sharma, P.K. Conference Proceedings - IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Volume 1, Year 2005, Pages 288-292, "Solving Job Shop Layout Problem Using Ant Colony Optimization."

International Conference:

Production of high purity hydrogen from the deoiled cake of Jatropha Curcas", NASI conference 2016.

Projects & Consultancy:

Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for Uttarakhand
Role: Project Lead, Year 2018, Amount 1497000

Development of Clean Energy RoadMap for UREDA
Role: Project Lead, Year 2018, Amount 1281900

Removal of Barriers to Biomass Power Generation in India
Role: Project Lead, Year 2012, Amount 716250

To undertake a detailed technical evaluation to assess the use of pine needles as a feedstock for energy conversion
Role: Project Lead, Year 2014, Amount completed

Financing Energy Efficiency Projects at MSMEs in Dehradun Cluster
Role:Project Lead, Year 2016, Amount 3200000

Socio-Economic Value creation through Forest Bio-Residue Based Energy Generation in alignment with the UN' SDGs
Role: Co-PI, Year 2019, Amount 9080000