R.K. Sharma

Designation:    Professor
Department:    Electronics & Communication Engg
Qualification:    Ph.D. ( Jan,2007, NIT Kurukshetra)

House No. BT-104,New Tower NIT Campus NIT Kurukshetra-136119, HR

Email:    rksharma@nitkkr.ac.in
Phone No:    9896688346. 01744-233-419
Area of Interest:    

Current Interest:
Low Power VLSI Circuit Design, Digital IC design, Embedded System Design Applications, Disease Diagnosis in Human beings using Voice Profiling,


Research Activities:
Supervising Ph.D. scholars and M.Tech students in the areas of embedded applications,low power, digital design and disease/ stress detections using voice profiling of human beings.
Future Plans:
To continue the above mentioned academic interests and research activities .
To develop a Center of Excellence in VLSI Design and Embedded Systems.
To execute Projects in collaboration with Industries.

Experience :
Teaching : 30 + Years at NIT Kurukshetra)
Working for design and development of ICs and their fabrication in collaboration with SCL (ISRO) Mohali


Research Publications :


International :Sixty (60 )
National : Five (5)

Conference / Seminar / Symposia etc.:

International : One Hundred One (101)
National :Ten (10)

Books / Monographs / Manuals (including year &publisher): Six (06) Book Chapters in three different International Edited Books.

Conference Sessions Chaired: Eight (08)

Expert/Guest Lecture Delivered: Forty two (42)

Awards :

Recipient of Indian Semiconductor Association-VLSI Society of India (ISA-VSI) TechnoInventor Award –2007 along with cash prize of Rs.50,000/ for best Doctoral Research/ Thesis of the year.

Memberships of Professional Bodies:



Name of Membership Awarded by [name of Professional Body] Type: Annual / Life
1. IEEE: M-90819478 Member

(Since 10 Years)

IEEE Annual
2. Member

(Since 10 Years)

IEEE Circuits & Systems Society Annual
3. Member

(Since 06 Years)

IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society Annual
4. IETE:F218824-FELLOW

(Since 10+ Years)

Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers.


5. ISTE:LM-60707- Life Member

(Since 10+ Years)


Indian Society for Technical Education Life


Ph.D Supervised :

Completed : Eight (07)
Examination Pending : One (01)
In progress : Five (05)

M.Tech Dissertations :

Completed: Seventy Two (72)
In progress: Four (04)



Book Chapter Authored in International Edited Books


S.No. Name of the Book Chapter Publisher ISSN Number Year of




1. Book: AIR Pollution

Chapter:A new Method for estimation of automobile fuel adulteration (Chapter 16-pp: 357370)



Sciyo, Croatia ISBN: 978—953-307-143-5


2010 Authors: A.K.Gupta R.K.Sharma,

Editors: Vanda Villanyi

2. Book: Transmission Lines: Theory, Types and Applications

Chapter: Testing of CMOS Driven VLSI interconnects


Nova Science Publishers, NY United States of America.


ISBN: 978-1-61761- 423-1


2010 Authors: Devendra Kumar Sharma, B.K.Kaushik and R.K.Sharma,

Editors: Dana M. Welton


Chapter: A Linear OTA with improved performance in 0.18 micron

Page Nos.: 115-119


WSEAS Press, North Atlantic University Union ISSN:1792434,

ISBN: 978960 474-208-0


2012 Author: Nikhil Raj, R.K.Sharma


4. Book:Advances in

Intelligent System and


Chapter: Analysis of Voice for Parkinson’s disease persons using Dynamic Time Warping Technique.



Springer ISSN:2194-



2013 Author: Vikas, R.K. Sharma,


Book Title: Ambient Communications and Computer Systems

Chapter: Hybrid Design of Real-Time Image Processing Techniques for Multiple Biomedical Applications

Springer ISBN: 978-981-10-7385-4 2018 Author: Ria Paul, Rahul Shandilya, R.K. Sharma,


Book Title: Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics,

Chapter : Comparative Study and Analysis of Pulse Rate Measurement by Vowel Speech and EVM

Springer ISSN: 2212-9391 2018 Authors:Ria Paul, Rahul Shandilya, R.K. Sharma,


Sponsored Research / Manpower Training Projects:


Co-Coordinator of the project, “Special Manpower Developmet Programme for VLSI Design and Related Software (SMDP-II)”. The project was sponsored and funded (95 Lacs) by department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Govt. of India. Duration of the project was seven years (2006-2013). The focus of the project was to impart training in the area of VLSI Design and related S/W at B.Tech/ M.Tech and Ph.D level.


Chief Investigator of the project, “Special Manpower Developmet Programme for Chip to System Design (SMDP-C2SD)” w.e.f April, 2015, sponsored by DeitY/MCIT, GOI.

Coordinator of the project ,” Special Manpower Developmet Programme for VLSI Design and Related Software (SMDP-II)” w.e.f 6th May 2008. An amount of Rs, 59 Lacs was sanctioned by the Ministry for meeting the recurring expenditure of the project.
The project on, Upgradation of PCB lab: “To include PTH facility for fabrication of double sided PCB” was jointly submitted by Dr. R.K.Sharma and Dr A.K.Gupta to MHRD. Amount of Rs 5 Lacs was sanctioned by MHRD vide letter No.: F-28/1/99TSI dated 31/3/2000.
The project on, “Modernization of Advance Electronics lab-Incorporation of Applications of EDA Tools in Lab” was jointly submitted by Dr. R.K.Sharma and Dr A.K.Gupta (Professor ECED, NIT Kurukshetra) to MHRD. Amount of Rs 5 Lacs was sanctioned by MHRD vide letter No.: dated 28/3/2001.


Contribution :

Academic / Administrative Contributions at Department / Institute Level:


Presently working as Chief Investigator of SMDP-C2SD Project, funded by MeitY
Served as HOD of ECE Department during 2/5/2009 to 1/5/ 2011
Served as Coordinator of School of VLSI Design and Embedded Systems durig 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2018
Served as Coordinator, SMDP-II Project sponsered by DeitY, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology, GOI.
Served as Officer on Special Duty to Chairperson BOG, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as Professor-In-Charge of Centre for Computing and Networking (CCN).
Served as Special Invitee to Standing Committee for BOG, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as Special Invitee to Standing Committee for Senate Affairs, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as Professor-in-charge Institute Telephones, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as Hostel Warden for two terms each of 3 Yrs duration, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as Professor In-Charge Institute Time Table for two years, NIT Kurukshetra.
Served as member in several curriculum development and syllabus revision committees for UG and PG courses of NIT Kurukshetra, KUK, GJU Hissar etc.
Served as a member of National committee for evaluating and selecting best PG dissertations in VLSI domain under DeitY’s SMDP-II.Project
Served as Chairman general purpose Software Purchase Committee
Served as Chairman Health Centre grievances committee
Supervised seventy two(=72) M.Tech Dissertations till date
Participated as member in several committees for UG/PG curriculum revisions in various institutions.
Chaired sessions in international conferences .
Invited to deliver expert lectures and also as keynote speaker in several institutions in reputed institutions and universities.
Conducted short term courses , workshops for faculty members of other technical institutions.
Attended Instruction enhancement programs of 2 to 6 week durations ( 15 no.) and workshops ( 20 no.s) in IITs


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