Academic Credentials
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2011
  • B.E., Electrical Engineering, University of Mumbai, India, 2007
Academic Appointments
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Jul 2021 – Feb 2023, Sep 2015 – Feb 2018.
  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota (UMN), Feb 2018 - Jul 2021.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, University of Minnesota (UMN), Jun 2009 – Jul 2015.
Professional Honors
  • Co-Chair for Magnetic Biodetection and Therapy II session at the 2022 joint MMM-Intermag conference.
  • Co-Chair for Biomedical Applications I at the 65th Annual Conference on MMM 2020.
  • First Prize in Institute of Engineering in Medicine Poster Competition, 2014 and 2021, UMN.
  • Student Travel Award and Invited talk, 2013 MMM/Intermag, Chicago.
  • Student Travel Award and Symposium Assistant, 2010 MRS Fall meeting, Boston.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member of Society for Thermal Medicine, 2015-Present
  • Member of Society of Cryobiology, 2018-2021
  • Member of Materials Research Society, 2011-2015

Dr. Sharma is an experienced electrical engineer with over 10 years of expertise at the interface of electrical engineering, materials science, and translational biomedical sciences. Through his PhD, postdoctoral research and published work, he has demonstrated a strong expertise in experimental and computational electromagnetics and nanomagnetics, design, verification and validation of biomedical feedback control devices, thermal therapies for cancer, nanoparticle-based cancer therapies, electromagnetic RF technologies for organ cryopreservation and electromagnetic interference (EMI/EMC) in medical devices and implants. Dr. Sharma has co-chaired various symposia at international conferences focused on biodetection, therapy and biomedical applications of magnetic materials.