Dr. Sharma is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Dr. Sharma received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Jadavpur University, India and his PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. Prior to his current position, Dr. Sharma worked as a Research Instructor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University. His research interest is in orthopedic biomechanics and focuses on experimental and computational method to study musculoskeletal disorders and its applications in artificial joints, injury and osteoarthritis. In 2010 he received the John Insall Award for his novel work on patellar crepitus.
Focus Areas: Kinematic and Kinetic Analysis of Human Movement | Development of Analytical Tools to Study Implant Performance | Application of Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition to Study Clinical Outcomes
Skills and Expertise: Multibody Dynamics | Finite Element Analysis | Optimization Techniques | Fluoroscopy | Machine Learning | Statistical Modeling | GUI Development | Product Development