Director of Regional Bioengineering Department, Alumni Distinguished & National Awardee
Dr. Sharma has authored various scientific articles, patents, book chapters, books and conference papers with more than 1400 citations. Dr. Sharma has developed commercially successful technologies and products in the agrobiotechnology and phytomedicine sector. He is a fellow of the prestigious Mexican National System of Researchers since 2014 now as Level 2. He is
the founder-director and promoter of the new Bioengineering Research Center, at Queretaro campus, where he has established a state-of-art National OMICS Tecnologies laboratory and consolidated a highly consolidated and productive research group.
He serves as an invited reviewer for more than 30 internationally reputed journals. Dr.Sharma has participated in dozens of communication forums, including newspapers, radio and television (Mexico and India) on diverse scientific topics.
He has more than 30 research papers presented in countries like the USA, Holland, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, China, Chile, Spain, and India. He has also directed more than 15 masters and doctoral thesis. He has been a speaker and keynote speaker in >60 national and international conferences.
Dr. Sharma has received various reputed recognitions during his academic career such as Global Teacher Award 2021, Tec Awards 2020, Best Researcher Award 2021, Doctorado Honris Causa, Academic Excellency Award, Golden Magisterial Order, Inspirational Professor Award 2021, Distinguished Professor of Tec de Monterrey, National Inspirational Professor Award 2022 (highest recognition given by Tec de
Monterrey), Recognition by the Embassy of India, Mexico City, Top 2% most cited scientist in the world in the field of pharmacology and health sciences, #1 Top Cited in Tec de Monterrey and in Mexico in the field of pharmacology and health sciences (AD Scientific Index report 2023). among others.
He is the co-founder and scientific leader of WeClone, a biotech company where he has developed world ́s first Mobile lab (Lab-onWheel) of Micropropagation Technology and cloned the Tree of future (Paulownia Shantong). He is Associate Editor for Frontiers in Pharmacology (Q1, IF:6.0) and Review Editor for Frontiers en Microbiology (Q1, IF: 5.5). He also works with local farmers, companies, and governmental sections to identify and solve agro-industrial problems of the region. Dr. Sharma has created several high impact research groups and state-of-art research laboratories in Centre of Bioengineering of Tec de Monterrey. He is an opinion
leader and recognized scientist in the field of Agrobiotechnology. He is the founder of NatProLab (National Laboratory of Natural products) and Plant Application Laboratory,
both national projects have showed a transformational impact inside and outside of the institution by connecting the industry and its impact on social and rural development. He
is also an academic influencer with more than 15 K followers on his social network sites such as FB, Instagram and TikTok.