Dr. Anshul Sharma

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Mechanical Design

Email

anshul.sharma@thapar.edu

Specialization

Mechanical Design

Email

anshul.sharma@thapar.edu

Contact No.

9418736393

Biography

Dr. Anshul Sharma is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala since July, 2021. He received his doctoral degree in the field of active vibration control from IIT Mandi in 2015. He has more than 06 years of experience in teaching and research. Dr. Anshul Sharma is an active researcher in the area of active vibration control, smart structures, finite element analysis and has published more than 40 research articles in the journals and conferences of international repute.

Academic Profile

  • PhD in Active Vibration Control of Smart Structures, IIT Mandi.
    • 2011-2015
  • M.Tech. in CAD/CAM, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur.
    • 2009-2011
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Punjab Technical University, Jallandhar.
    • 2005-2009

Teaching and Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, India
    • 07th July 2021 – Till Date
  • Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand
    • 6th June 2016 – 05th July 2021
  • Lecturer, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur
    • 10th August 2015 – 3rd June 2016

Research Interests

  • Active Vibration Control
  • Smart Structures
  • Mechanics of Composite Structures
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Energy Harvesting

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies

  • Member, The Institute of Engineers, India (Membership No: M-1659779)
  • Life Member, International Association of Engineers (Membership No: 239520)

Publications and other Research Outputs

SCI/SCIE: 15, Non-SCI: 07, Conference Papers: 18, Book Chapters: 04

Journal Publications: SCI/SCIE

  1. Anshul Sharma, “Experimental Investigation of T-shaped Piezoelectric Energy Harvester Activating Coupled Transverse and Shear Mode”, Ferroelectrics, 2021, DOI: 10.1080/00150193.2021.1916347, In press.
  2. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rahul Vaish, Rajeev Kumar, and Satish Chandra Jain, “A numerical study on flexoelectric bistable energy harvester”, Applied Physics A, 124:483, 2018.
  3. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rahul Vaish, Rajeev Kumar, and Satish Chandra Jain, “A numerical study on anomalous behavior of piezoelectric response in functionally graded materials”, Journal of Materials Science, 53, 2413-2423, 2018.
  4. C. K. Susheel, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, and Vishal S. Chauhan, “Geometrical nonlinear characteristics of functionally graded structure using functionally graded piezoelectric materials”, Journal of Sandwich Structures & Materials, 22: 370-401, 2018.
  5. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, and Rahul Vaish, “Finite Element Study on Acoustic Energy Harvesting Using Lead-Free Piezoelectric Ceramics”, Journal of Electronic Materials, 47, 1447-1458, 2018.
  6. Anshul Sharma, Anuruddh Kumar, C. K. Susheel and Rajeev Kumar, “Smart damping of functionally graded nanotube reinforced composite rectangular plates”, Composite Structures, 155: 29-44, 2016.
  7. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and C. R. Bowen, “Performance of K0.5Na0.5NbO3-LiSbO3-CaTiO3 ceramics in acoustic energy harvesting exposed to sound pressure”, Ferroelectrics, 504: 149-159, 2016.
  8. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, “Experimental and numerical investigation of active vibration control over wide range of operating temperature”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27: 1846-1860, 2016.
  9. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, “Active vibration control of space antenna reflector over wide temperature range,” Composite Structures 128: 291-304, 2015.
  10. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, “Performance of K0.5Na0.5NbO3 (KNN) based leadfree piezoelectric materials in active vibration control,” International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 12: 64-72, 2015.
  11. Anshul Sharma, Anuruddh Kumar, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, “Finite element analysis on active vibration control using PZT-Pt based functionally graded piezoelectric material,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 27: 490-499, 2015.
  12. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, "Performance hierarchy of piezoelectric materials for active vibration control application," Ferroelectrics, 478: 140-156, 2015.
  13. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish, V. S. Chauhan and C. R. Bowen, “Piezoelectric Materials Selection for Sensor Applications using Finite Element and Multiple Attribute Decision Making Approaches,” Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, 5: 1550003, 2015.
  14. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan, “Lead-free piezoelectric material’s performance in structural active vibration control,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 25: 1596–1604, 2014.
  15. Anuruddh Kumar, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V.S. Chauhan, “Finite element analysis of vibration energy harvesting using lead-free piezoelectric materials: A comparative study,” Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies 2: 138-143, 2014.

Journal Publications: Non-SCI

  1. Pramod Prabhakar Bijlwan, Lalta Prasad, Anshul Sharma, “Recent Advancement in the Fabrication and Characterization of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite: A Review”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.878. 
  2. C. K. Susheel, Anshul Sharma, “A numerical study to investigate the active vibration attenuation of functionally graded carbon nano-tube reinforced composite shell”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 2020, DOI: 10.1016/j.matpr.2020.11.707.
  3. Anshul Sharma, “Modelling and analysis of functionally graded carbon nano-tube reinforced composite material based energy harvester”, Materials Today: Proceedings, 28: 2021-2025, 2020.
  4. Vipin Pachouri and Anshul Sharma, “Active Vibration Suppression of Smart Plate Structure with Fractional-Order PID Controller”, International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development, 41-48, 2018.
  5. Anshul Sharma, C. K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan, “Active control of thermally induced vibrations in smart structure instrumented with piezoelectric materials, Applied Mechanics and Materials 612: 169-174, 2014.
  6. Anshul Sharma, C. K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan, “Fuzzy logic based active vibration controller,” Applied Mechanics and Materials 367: 357-362, 2013.
  7. Devender Kumar, Anshul Sharma and Somesh Kumar Sharma, “Developing Model for Fuel Consumption Optimization in Aviation Industry”, Innovative Systems Design and Engineering 3: 26-36, 2012.

Conference Papers

  1. Anshul Sharma, C. K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan (2013) Fuzzy Logic Based Active Vibration Controller, International Conference on Mechanics, Simulation and Control (ICMSC 2013), June 22-23, 2013, Kanyakumari, India. Paper ID: F026.
  2. Anshul Sharma, C. K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan (2014) Active Control of Thermally Induced Vibrations in Smart Structure Instrumented with Piezoelectric Materials, International Conference on Design, Manufacturing and Mechatronics (ICDMM 2014), January 9-10, 2014, TCER Pune, India. Paper ID: ICDMM-21.
  3. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar, Rahul Vaish and V. S. Chauhan (2014) Active vibration control of smart structure integrated with lead-free piezoelectric materials, International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems (ISSS-2014), July 08-11, 2014, IISc Bangalore, India. Paper ID: 1569918629.
  4. Anshul Sharma, C. K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan (2014) Active Control of Thermally Induced Vibrations of Antenna Reflector. 6th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (6WCSMC-2014), July 15-17, 2014, UPC Barcelona, Spain. Paper ID: 53.
  5. C. K. Susheel, Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan (2014) Optimal Shape Control of Spacecraft Antenna Reflector using Lead-free Piezoelectric Ceramics, 6th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (6WCSMC-2014), July 15-17, 2014, UPC Barcelona, Spain. Paper ID: 54.
  6. Anshul Sharma, Rajeev Kumar and V. S. Chauhan (2014) Active control of thermally induced vibrations in doubly curved smart structure using nonlinear fuzzy logic controller, 6th International Conference on Theoretical, Applied, Computational and Experimental Mechanices (6th ICTACEM), December 29-31, 2014, IIT Kharagpur, Paper ID: 420.
  7. Anjali Jha, Vikas Kukshal, Anshul Sharma and Kuldeep Sharma (2017) Finite Element Analysis of Single Edge Notch With Slant Crack in Polymer Matrix Composite, International Conference on Composite Materials and Structures (ICCMS), December 27-29, 2017, IIT Hydrabad, Paper ID: 404.
  8. Adgale Tushar, Anshul Sharma and Niraj Mishra (2017) Performance Enhancement of Tubular Air Pre-Heater With Different Tube Diameters And Profiles, 2nd International Heat and Mass Transfer Conference (IHMTC), December 27-30, 2017, BITS Hydrabad, Paper ID: IHMTC2017-09-1272.
  9. Anshul Sharma (2018) The Finite Element Based Study on Active Vibration Attenuation of Structural Vibration using Porous Ferroelectric Ceramics, International Conference on Frontiers in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (FIAM-2018), April 26-27, 2018, NIT Hamirpur, Paper ID: 32.
  10. Gaurav Kumar and Anshul Sharma (2018) A Numerical Study on Effect of Shear Mode on Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting, International Conference on Frontiers in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (FIAM-2018), April 26-27, 2018, NIT Hamirpur, Paper ID: 67.
  11. Anjali Jha, Vikas Kukshal, Anshul Sharma and Kuldeep Sharma (2018) Numerical Prediction of Plastic Zone Length In Straight Edge Cracked Plate Using XFEM, International Conference on Frontiers in Industrial and Applied Mathematics (FIAM-2018), April 26-27, 2018, NIT Hamirpur, Paper ID: 69.
  12. Vipin Pachouri, Anshul Sharma (2018), Active Vibration Suppression of Smart Plate Structure with Fractional-Order PID Controller, International Conference on Advances in Dynamics, Vibration and Control (ICADVC-2018), June 06 - 08, 2018, NIT Durgapur, Paper ID: 15
  13. Ashwani Kumar, Anshul Sharma and Niraj Mishra (2018), Design and Analysis of Shell and Tube Air Preheater using Bell Delaware Method, International Conference on Advances and Soft Computing Applications in Design and Manufacturing (ASCADM-2018), June 04-06, NIT Patna, Paper ID: 90.
  14. Gaurav Verma, Anshul Sharma, Yogesh Prajapati (2019), A Numerical Study to Investigate modal Analysis of Cracked Airplane Wing (NACA2415), International Conference on Applied Mechanical Engineering Research 2019 (IC-AMER), May 02 – 04, NIT Warangal, Paper ID: ICD-033.
  15. Rajat Nayal, Anshul Sharma (2020), Mechanism Driven Piezoelectric Energy Harvester, International Conference on Innovative Engineering Design (ICOIED), January 18-19, NIT Uttarakhand & The Institution of Engineers, Uttarakhand  State Centre (India), Paper ID: 14.
  16. Anshul Sharma (2020), Modelling and analysis of functionally graded carbon nano-tube reinforced composite material based energy harvester, International Conference on Aspects of Materials Science and Engineering (ICAMSE2020), May 29-30, Punjab University (UIET), Paper ID: MATPR-D-20-02224R1.
  17. C. K. Susheel, Anshul Sharma (2020) A numerical study to investigate the active vibration attenuation of functionally graded carbon nano-tube reinforced composite shell, Advances in Materials Processing & Manufacturing Applications (iCADMA 2020), November 4-5, MNIT Jaipur, Paper ID: MATPR-D-20-09094R1.
  18. Pramod Prabhakar Bijlwan, Lalta Prasad, Anshul Sharma (2020) Recent Advancement in the Fabrication and Characterization of Natural Fiber Reinforced Composite: A Review, 11th International Conference on Materials Processing and Characterization, December 15-17, IIT Indore, Paper ID: MATPR-D20-08645R1.

Book Chapters

  1. Rajat Nayal, Anshul Sharma, “Mechanism-Driven Piezoelectric Energy Harvester”, Advances in Engineering Design, Springer, pp. 543-552, 2021.
  2. Gaurav Verma, Anshul Sharma and Yogesh K. Prajapati, “A Numerical Study to Investigate the Modal Analyses of Cracked Airplane Wing (NACA2415)”, Advances in Applied Mechanical Engineering, Springer, pp. 405, 2020.
  3. Anshul Sharma, “Active Vibration Attenuation of Smart Shell Structure Instrumented With Piezoelectric Layers,” Advanced Numerical Simulations in Mechanical Engineering, IGI Global, pp. 22, 2017.
  4. Anshul Sharma, C.K. Susheel, Rajeev Kumar, V.S. Chauhan, “Active Control of Thermally Induced Vibrations in Smart Structure Instrumented with Piezoelectric Materials” Advanced Research in Design, Manufacturing and Materials, Trans Tech Publication, pp. 169, 2015.

Courses of Interest

  • Machine Design
  • Mechanical Vibration
  • Finite Element Method
  • Mechanism Design
  • Smart Structures and Systems

Ph.D./ME Thesis Guided

  • Ph.D.: 02 (Ongoing)
  • M. Tech: 07 (Completed)

Reviewer

  • International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology (Wiley)
  • Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (Sage)
  • Composite Structures (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Systems and Control Engineering (SAGE)
  • Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies (Springer)

Administrative Responsibilities

S. No.

Responsibility

Organization

From

To

 
 
  1.  

Head of the Department

(Mechanical Engineering)

NIT Uttarakhand

18/07/2016

11/07/2018

 
  1.  

Coordinator

(Convocation)

NIT Uttarakhand

12/07/2018

02/06/2019

 
  1.  

Coordinator

 (Student Admission & Registration)

NIT Uttarakhand

12/07/2018

02/06/2019

 
  1.  

Associate Dean

(Academic - UG)

NIT Uttarakhand

29/10/2018

31/05/2020

 
  1.  

Chairman

(Senate Under Graduate Board)

NIT Uttarakhand

29/10/2018

31/05/2020

 

  1.  

Coordinator

(Convocation)

NIT Uttarakhand

01/06/2020

22/06/2021

 
  1.  

Co – Coordinator

(NBA)

NIT Uttarakhand

01/06/2020

05/07/2021

 

  1.  

Co – Coordinator

(NIRF)

NIT Uttarakhand

01/06/2020

05/07/2021

 
  1.  

Coordinator

(Community Development)

NIT Uttarakhand

08/12/2020

05/07/2021

 

Short Term Course / Summer, Winter Schools / Continuing Education Programmes Organized:

S. No.

In the

Capacity of

Title

Period

Organised at

Sponsored by

From

To

  1.  

Secretary

Innovative Engineering Design

18/01/2020

20/01/2020

Dehradun

DIC NIT Uttarakhand, IIT Roorkee, IEI (Uttarakhand)

  1.  

Convener

Design Thinking for Innovative Products

04/03/2019

08/03/2019

NIT Uttarakhand

DIC, NIT Uttarakhand

  1.  

Coordinator

Research Methodology

27/05/2019

31/05/2019

NIT Uttarakhand

TEQIP-III

  1.  

Coordinator

Outcome Based Education (OBE) System

20/07/2020

25/07/2020

NIT Uttarakhand

TEQIP-III

  1.  

Coordinator

Computational Techniques and Programming

20/07/2020

25/07/2020

NIT Uttarakhand

TEQIP-III

  1.  

Coordinator

How to Improve Employability of Engineering Graduates

24/02/2021

28/02/2021

NIT Uttarakhand

TEQIP-III

  1.  

Coordinator

Renewable Energy & Sustainable Development

01/03/2021

05/03/2021

NIT Uttarakhand

TEQIP-III

Awards and Honours

  • Recipient of “Letter of Appreciation” from Director, NIT Uttarakhand for outstanding contribution towards the development of Institute, 2020.
  • Best Research Paper Award” in the International Conference on Aspects of Materials Science and Engineering (ICAMSE2020), organized by Punjab University (UIET), Chandigarh, India from May 29-30, 2020.
  • Best Paper Presentation Award” in the International Conference on Aspects of Materials Science and Engineering (ICAMSE2020), organized by Punjab University (UIET), Chandigarh, India from May 29-30, 2020.
  • Member of Runner-up Cricket Team in First Inter NIT Faculty and Staff Cricket Tournament at VNIT Nagpur, 2019.
  • Research Biography published by Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2016.
  • Recipient of Young Scientist International Travel Scheme through Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India to present research work at "6th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (6WCSMC-2014), July 15-17, 2014, Barcelona, SPAIN (2014).
  • Received the partial financial assistance through Indian Institute of Technology Mandi to attend "6th World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring (6WCSMC-2014), July 15-17, 2014, Barcelona, SPAIN (2014).
  • Best paper presentation award at Research Fair (Anusandhan-2014) organized by Indian Institute of Technology Mandi, INDIA (2014).
  • Represented IIT Mandi Football Team in Inter-IIT sports meet at IIT Roorkee, 2012 and IIT Kharagpur, 2011.

 

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