Dr. Rakesh Chandmal Sharma | Faculty | Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Rakesh Chandmal Sharma


Railway and roadway vehicle dynamics, Machine Design


  • Ph.D from Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Dept, IIT Roorkee (2010) in the area of Railway vehicle dynamics
  • M. Tech from IT, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in Machine Design (1998).


  • Featured in Stanford University/Scopus list of top 2% researchers and scientists.
  • Qualified GATE Examination (1996) with 97.32 percentile. All India Rank-169
  • Industrial Design Patent Granted Dated 07/06/23, No. 387878-001 Titled ‘A Multi Purpose Paper Holder’ @ The Patent Office (Govt of India)

Dr. Rakesh Chandmal Sharma is working as a Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun India. He received M.Tech. from the Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India in 1998 and PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India in 2010. His research interests include vehicle dynamics, mechanical vibrations and machine design. He has 25 years of academic experience. Dr Sharma has published around 100 research publications in reputed international SCIE/ESCI/Web of Science Indexed journals. Dr Sharma is enlisted in top 2% scientists and researchers list provided by Stanford University/Scopus from last four years. He has 2121 Google citations with h-index 32, i-10 index of 65 and 1610 Scopus citations with h-index 29. Dr. Sharma is serving as Associate Editor and Member of Editorial board for International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems (Scopus indexed) since 2015. He has conducted two International Conferences as a Co-Convener and Joint Organizing Secretary in the past and published three Special Issues of the International Conferences as the Guest Editor of Scopus Indexed journal International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems. Dr. Sharma has Guided 1 PhD and 5 M. Tech candidates. An Industrial design patent and two copyrights has been granted to him. He has contributed 8 chapters in books of Springer Nature publications. He has been awarded best paper award three times in National and International Publication. He has served as nominated Faculty, National Innovation Start-up Policy, Initiative of MHRD’s Innovation cell. Dr. Sharma has represented the country in a couple of world congress on railway technology as member of editorial board held in Italy and Spain.