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Sharma, Radhey S.

A portrait of Radhey Sharma


ESB 641

Professor - Civil and Environmental Engineering


Ph.D., University of Oxford, Oxford. 
M.S. & D.I.C., Imperial College of Sci.,Tech., and Med., London. 
M.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. 
B.S., AMU, Aligarh.

Professor Sharma serves as associate vice president for global strategies and international affairs. Previously, he  served as Chairman of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to this, he served on the faculty of Louisiana State University (LSU) and Iowa State University. At LSU, he was Roy Paul Daniels Distinguished Professor. He is internationally recognized for his research and serves on the editorial boards of several international journals. He received Telford Medal, top award, from the Institute of Civil Engineers in London. He has published numerous papers in international journals and conferences. He serves on national and international committees and delivered several keynote and invited lectures worldwide. Dr. Sharma's research program is focused on sustainable civil infrastructure. His other research interests include energy engineering; gas hydrates; sustainable sequestration; and bio-and nano-modification of materials. Dr. Sharma studied at the University of Oxford for his doctorate.

Research Focus Areas

Energy Technologies
Civil Infrastructure

Research Interests

Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Engineering 
Sustainable Sequestration & Energy Engineering 
Nano and Bio Modification of Materials

Teaching Interests

Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Infrastructure

Service and Outreach

Editorial Board Member on ASCE Geotechnical and Environmental Journal 
Editorial Board Member on Geotechnique Journal

Professional Societies

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 
International Soc. for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering 
Geo-Institute, ASCE 
Network of Earthquake Engineering Simulation 
Geo-Engineering Earthquake Reconnaissance Association 
Indian Society for Rock Mechanics & Tunneling Technology