Chandra P. Sharma

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute, India

Chandra P. Sharma has been serving as the Head of the Biosurface Technology Division, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, since January 1980. He has been the Associate Head of Biomedical Technology Wing, SCTIMST, and presently he serves as an Associate Dean, Ph.D. Affairs. He serves also as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal University. He works basically as a Solid State Physicist at IIT Delhi and received his training in biomaterials area in the University of Utah (USA) with Professor D. J. Lyman as a graduate student and in the University of Liverpool, UK, with Professor D. F. Williams as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. He has been awarded FBSE by The International Union of Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering (IUS-BSE) in 2008 and FBAO (Fellow Biomaterials and Artificial Organs) by Society for Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (India) in 2011. He worked also as a British Council Scholar/Research Fellow at Institute of Medical and Dental Bioengineering, University of Liverpool, UK, from June 1989 to September 1989 under Indo-UK Programme, British High Commission, New Delhi. He has published over 300 research papers with over 2600 citations (Scopus) and has processed 32 patents including in Canada, European Union, Japan, and USA. He has edited several special issues of international journals as a guest editor and a book with Dr. Michael Szycher on Blood Compatible Materials and Devices with Technomic Publishing Company, 1991. He also edited the book Biointegration of Medical Implant Materials: Science and Design with CRC Press/Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2010.

Biography Updated on 12 June 2012

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