Cluster University of Jammu, India
Dr. Vishal Sharma is working as Head of Electronics, Cluster University of Jammu, Higher Education Department of J&K, India. Presently, he is on deputation to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA as a Fulbright Climate Fellow. His research focuses on the development of Printable Solar Photovoltaic Devices and supercapacitors for energy storage using nanoparticles, organic-inorganic materials, conducting polymers etc. He is the reviewer of several scientific journals and writes articles in leading newspapers. Dr. Sharma is a certified Peer Reviewer from Nature Research and Publons Academy-a part of the web of science Group, London, UK. Dr. Sharma has received several awards and recognitions like Fulbright Climate Fellowship (USA), Commonwealth Fellowship (UK), visiting Academician to The University of Sheffield, UK, Indo-United Nations (UN) Pin Award (one of the 100 awarded worldwide). He has been involved in various committees for the development of science in India and abroad. He has also been involved in Digital India Mission (by Govt. of India) as a convener from his Institution. Dr. Sharma is also a member of various scientific and social organizations, for example, a life member of Citizen’s Climate Community of USA, Associate Member of Institute of nanotechnology, UK, a life member of Society of Building Science Educators, USA, Fellow of Solar Energy Society of India, Asian Society of Researchers, Climate Ambassador for PSA USA-A Nobel Peace Prize winner organization, Member of United Nations (UN) association of USA.