Area of Specialization: : Photoreduction on nanoparticles loaded semiconducting nanostructures, Modification in Carbon nanostructures (CNTs and Graphene) for Raman investigations and electron field emission applications
Area of Interest: Photocatalysis and energy harvesting applications of TiO2 and semiconducting nanostructures, Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures, Thin Film Deposition by PVD and CVD techniques, Electron field emission, Raman spectroscopy
Awards & Honours:
Prof. C. Ambasankaran best paper award (oral presentation) by Indian Vacuum Society in 2011.
Best Five publications in last five years:
H. Sharma, D. C. Agarwal, M. Sharma, A. K. Shukla, D. K. Avasthi, V. D. Vankar, Structure Modified Stress Dynamics and Wetting Characteristics of Carbon Nanotubes and Multilayer Graphene for Electron Field Emission Investigations, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6 (2014) 12531
H. Sharma, J. Krabbe, S. Farsinezhad, A. Van Popta, N. Wakefield, G. Fitzpatrick, K. Shankar, Mapping Stresses in High Aspect Ratio Polysilicon Electrical Through-Wafer Interconnects (ETWIs), Accepted in Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (JM3) 38 Accepted (2015)
P. Kar, Y. Zhang, S. Farsinezhad, A. Mohammadpour, B. D. Wiltshire, H. Sharma, K. Shankar, Rutile phase n- and p-type anodic titania nanotube arrays with square-shaped pore morphologies, Chemical Communications 51 (2015) 7816
H. Sharma, D. C. Agarwal, M. Sharma, A. K. Shukla, D. K. Avasthi, V. D. Vankar, Tailoring of structural and electron emission properties of CNT walls and graphene layers using high energy irradiation, J Physics D: Applied Physics 46 (2013) 315301
H. Sharma, D. C. Agarwal, A. K. Shukla, D. K. Avasthi, V. D. Vankar, Surface enhanced Raman scattering and fluorescence emission of gold nanoparticles-multiwalled carbon nanotubes hybrid, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 44 (2012) 12
Fuzzy reliability analysis of industrial systems with components following diﬀerent membership functions for their failure/repair using Tw(weakest t-norm) based fuzzy arithmetic operations, Funding Agency UGC under UGC-BSR Start-Up Grant, Total Funds: 6 Lakhs.
Exciting MoS2 nanosheets-one dimensional periodic nanotubes based heterostructures for light harvesting applications (UGC under FRPS scheme)-2016
Solar Energy Harvesting using Exotic Metal Nanoparticle-Periodically Segmented TiO₂ Hybrids for Photocatalytic Applications (SERB, DST under ECRA scheme)-2017