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The Research & Technology
Development Centre


Research has been an integral element for higher education at Sharda University since the time of its inception. The Research and Development Center at Sharda provides a vigorous and highly visible research environment to its students with an objective to research culture and develop the habit of leadership within the university. The centre supports all kinds of scholarly activities like fundamental research, applied research and development contract research for government, non-government and international agencies.

Over the years the research efforts have expanded to include sponsored research and consultancy projects in multiple disciplines like in the field of Science, Engineering, Technology and Management.

The University continues to branch out its research vision with new faculty members/researchers and implementing new policies designed to improve the research infrastructure and also through new academic & industry collaborations. The University with their researchers and other teams continues to regularly welcome external partners who support our vision by sharing ideas, pooling resources, and collaborating on findings promoting innovative research.

  • Perform interdisciplinary and unconventional research.
  • Ensuring the integration of teaching and research, and the involvement of our students in the research processes.
  • Develop international strategic partnerships.
  • Organise seminars, panels and lectures to disseminate knowledge on various projects.
  • Collaborate with other institutions at both local and international levels.
Key Highlights
  • Sharda University received the sponsored funding of INR 303 Lacs in the fiscal year 2015-2016.
  • The University publishes two research journals namely, Journal of Scientific and Technical Research (JSTR), and International Journal of Management Issues and Research (IJMIR) regularly.
  • The faculty members/researchers have twelve patents pertaining to their innovative research work under their name.
  • The University offers Ph.D. program in twenty two disciplines.
  • The University regularly organises conferences and workshops at national and international level.
  • 500+

    Indexed Journals

  • 1800+

    Research Publications

  • 12

    Patent Filed

  • 30+

    Fortune 500 Companies


Prof. Saurya Prakash RaoDean, Research

Dr. H. Surya Prakash Rao, is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Shards University. He is also the Dean, Research Sharda University. He had his early education in Hyderabad. He was a student of B.Sc. (special, 1973) and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry, 1975) in Osmania University, Hyderabad. He joined Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Ph.D. in 1975 and obtained his degree in 1980 by working in the area of stereochemistry of organic compounds and working with Professor S. N. Balasubrahmanyam. He had postdoctoral training in the USA and India (Rice University, Houston, Texas with Professor R. J. Parry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Professor E. Leete and Hyderabad University with Professor Goverdhan Mehta) during 1980-1985. He was a visiting scientist in the University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands during 1999-2000 and 2000-2002 with Professor Hans Schereen. He visited Taiwan in 2007 and USA in 2011, 2014 to give invited talks. He was a Lecturer (North Eastern Hill University, 1985-88), Reader (Pondicherry University, 1988-97), Professor (Pondicherry University, 1997-2018) before translocation to Sharda University. He can be contacted by e.mail and by telephone (91 9870414222 or 91 9443264222).

Academic and Research Achievements His research interests include synthesis stereochemistry and medicinal chemistry of heterocyclic compounds; the Blaise reaction, the Voight Reaction, development of reagents, reaction conditions and green chemical methods etc. He has published over 140 papers in leading organic chemistry journals. He teaches organic chemistry to the post-graduate and undergraduate- students. He has been an associate editor of prestigious Journal of Chemical Science and is in the editorial board of Indian Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, ISRN Journal of Organic Chemistry, Proceedings of Indian National Science Academy and ARCHIVOC. Under his guidance 20 research scholars obtained their Ph.D. and 26 scholars their M.Phil. degrees.

Other Contributions His extension activities include development of higher education in India as a member of peer teams of National Assessment and Accreditation. He was the President of Pondicherry Science Forum, council member of National Organic Symposium Trust and Chemical Research Society of India. He is a member of Indian Chemical Society, Indian Science Congress, National Magnetic Resonance Society and Indian Council of Chemists. He has been an Expert in Organic Chemistry for IGNOU.

Awards and Honors He has been a recipient of Chemical Society of India Bronze medal (2008), National Merit Citation and elected fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences (2016). National Merit Citation, 1969; National Associate Award, UGC, India, 1985-88. He received S.I. Perumal Endowment Award, 1997, NSR Center Award, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands (1999, 2000 & 2002), "Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Co. Visiting Fellowship in Chemistry” for the year 2015-16 and Madras University Alumni Award for 2016.

Sharda University has empanelled ZeusIP for assisting Sharda University in exploring, filing, securing and enforcing its Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) for all Research and Development (R&D) work performed at Sharda University

Microbial remedial of hydrocorban compounds (Engine oil) Ind. Patent Appl. No.CBR 1263/201611001886 (Rita Singh Majumdar, SET)

Economical digital viscometer to detect relative viscosity Ind. Patent Appl. No. CBR 26883 4067DEL/2015 (Ms. Pallavi Gupta, SET

Acoustic-electronic method to detect adulteration in milk Ind. Patent Appl. No. CBR 26883 4066DEL/2015 (Ms. Pallavi Gupta, SET)

Activity recognition and Person identification with Device Ind. Patent Appl. No. CBR 26883 4065DEL/2015 (Rashmi Priyadarshini, SET)

Nafion coated with Grapheneoxide working as an Actuator Ind. Patent Appl. No. CBR 21931 3244DEL/2015( Karan Surana)

Smart Shoping Sart based on RFID technology Ind. Patent Appl. No. CBR 21931 3243DEL/2015 (Manish Sharma & Team)

Egg Shell Powder A new and cost effective material to improve strength and durability of cement mortar and concrete India Patent appl. No. C.B.R 3416/ 1165/DEL/201(N. B. Singh)

Neem LeavesA new ecofriendly Admixture for Portland cement India Patent appl. No. 2932/966/DEL/2012 (N. B. Singh)

Method to obtain low cost electricity Ind. Patent Appl. No. 602/2010-DEL ( S.K.Mishra)

Novel method of obtaining energy through Wind Ind. Patent appl. No. 658/DEL/2010 (S.K. Mishra)

Our Publications

  • Chadha N.M., Madden N.

    An optimal time-stepping algorithm forunsteady advection-diffusion problems Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics (2016), Vol.294, Page.57-77

  • Nawaz A., Sharif R., Rhee H.-W., Singh P.K.

    Efficient dye sensitized solar cell and supercapacitor using 1-ethyl 3-methyl imidazolium dicyanamide incorporated PVDF-HFP polymer matrix Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (2016), Vol. 33, Page. 381-384

  • Song Q., Li S., Patil P.M.

    Inferior alveolar and mental nerve injuries associated with open reduction and internal fixation of mandibular fractures A Seven Year retrospective study Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery (2014) Vol. 42 Issue.7 Page.1378-1381

  • Bhardwaj A., Sam L., Singh S., KumarR.

    Automated detection and temporal monitoring of crevasses using remote sensing and their implications for glacier dynamics Annals of Glaciology (2016) vol.57 Issue.71 Page. 81-91

  • Singh V., Mohapatra M., Sivaramaiah G., Rao J.L., Singh N., Gao H., Li J.,Srivastava A.K., Jirimali H.D.,Dhoble S.J., Singh P.K., Murthy K.V.R., Natarajan V.

    EPR and optical properties of green emitting Mn-doped BaMgAl10O17 nano-phosphors prepared by a combustion reaction Journal of Materials Science Materials in Electronics (2015) page 1-7

  • Okoye F.N., Durgaprasad J., Singh N.B.

    Fly ash/Kaolin based geopolymer green concretes and their mechanical properties (2015) Vol.5 Page.739-744

  • Okoye F.N., Durgaprasad J., Singh N.B.

    Mechanical properties of alkali activated flyash/Kaolin based geopolymer concrete Construction and Building Materials (2015) Vol.98 Page.685-691

  • Jain R., Verma V.K.

    Synthesis and Characterization of CdSe Nanoparticles from Novel Cadmium Complex of Selenolate Precursor Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements (2015) Vol.190 Issue.11 Page.1749-1754

  • Halder S., Kar R., Mehta A.K.,Bhattacharya S.K., Mediratta P.K., Banerjee B.D.

    Quercetin Modulates the Effects of Chromium Exposure on Learning, Memory and Antioxidant Enzyme Activity in F1 Generation MiceBiological Trace Element Research (2015)

Research Journal

Sharda University is regularly publishing two research journals titled

Journal of Scientific and Technical Research (JSTR) includes multidisciplinary research paper from different universities and research centres.

The journal are double blind peer reviewed journal committed to academic research in all aspects of multidisciplinary research from different universities and research centers. IJMIR is published bi-annually on the premise that there is a growing need to better manage and spread pedagogic ideas and research results in the academic and professional fraternity. The journal is maneuvered by internationally focused editorial board.