Dr Sharma is working as Professor and Head, Department of Physics, Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University, Pt L.M.S. Campus Rishikesh (Dehradun) India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from The University of Jodhpur. He has worked as Principal, Govt. Degree College Someshwar (Almora), Honorary Director, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Kaushal Kendra, Rudrapur, Senior Scientific Officer at Physics Department, I. I.T. New Delhi, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor at Department of Higher Education, Govt. of Uttarakhand and Assistant Professor at J.N.V. University, Jodhpur (Rajasthan). He was awarded DRDO fellowship for doctoral work and Young Scientist Project awarded by Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India, New Delhi. He is teaching physics for graduate and post graduate classes for last 25 years. He has completed four major research project funded by U.G.C. Govt of India, New Delhi and UCOST, Govt of Uttarakhand. Five students have been awarded Ph.D. degree and four others are pursuing research in rare earth doped nanomaterial.
Dr Sharma has to his credit three books for graduate students and study material in physics developed for Uttarakhand Open University Haldwani. He has participated in 50 International and National seminar and presented his papers. More than 60 research papers have been published in reputed national and international peer reviewed journals. He is reviewer of various Journals. He has organized three national conferences and two workshops sponsored by UGC, UOU and UCOST.
He has worked as an Executive member of National Committee of IAPT. He is also Life member of IAPT, IPA and Material Science Society.