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Name:        Dr. S.K. SHARMA

Designation:      Scientist-G

Qualification:        M.Sc.    -   Rohilkhand University, Bareilly

                                     M.Tech. -  Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi

                                     Ph.D.     -   National Physical Laboratory (NPL) New Delhi

                                                       (Degree awarded by Delhi University)

 

Areas of Specialization:    Wood Science

 

 

Research Interest:              Wood quality assessment of plantation grown and lesser known timber species

 

 

Expertise and Other Interests:   Network Administration and Web Designing

 

Honors/Awards/Fellowships/Recognition:

  • ‘Guru Vandana’ Appreciation Award by Rotary Bangalore South and Karnataka Civil Defene Corps (conferred by his Excellency Dr. Hansraj Bharadwaj, The Governor of Karnataka) in 2013.

  • TCTA Fellowship for advancement in Wood Science and Technology by Overseas Development Authority - six months at University of Wales, Bangor (UK) and TRADA Technology Ltd., High Wycombe (UK) during Jan-July, 1997.

  • CSIR Research Associate (March 1989 - October 1992)

  • CSIR Junior/Senior Research Fellow (November 1984 – February 1989)

  • Examiner for Ph.D. students

  • Member of Panel of Experts for selection/assessment committee in the area of Engineering and Technology in one of the CSIR laboratories

  • Nodal Officer, FRI Deemed University (IWST Bangalore Centre)

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science

  • Referee for various International and National Journals.

  • Hindi Officer, Institute of Wood Science & Technology

  • Life Member, Indian Academy of Wood Science.

Research Publications:

Number of Research Papers Published:   47

Details of Research Papers Published:

  1. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, S. Shashikala and V. Sri Poornima (2014). Comparative study on axial variations in anatomical properties and basic density of Eucalypt hybrid urograndis (Eucalyptus grandis x E. urophylla) clones. Journal of Forestry (China) - (In Press).

  2. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla and Anil K. Sethy (2014). Suitability of Bambusa bambos (L.) and Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) as an alternative of wooden dunnage pallets.  Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 11(1): 21-24.

  3. Sila Tripathi, S.R. Shukla, Vishnu Som, Sundaresh, Vijay Khedekar, S. Shashikala and S.K. Sharma (2013).  Anatomical studies of timber and EPMA analysis of brass artefacts collected from steam engine shipwreck of Minicoy Island, Lakshadweep, India. Current Science (India), Vol. 104 (10): 1282-87.

  4. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, M. Sujatha, S. Shashikala and P. Kumar (2012). Assessment of certain wood quality parameters of selected genotypes of Melia dubia Cav. grown in a seedling seed orchard. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 9(2): 165-169.

  5. S.K. Sharma and S.R. Shukla (2012). Properties evaluation and defects detection in timbers by ultrasonic non-destructive technique. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 9(1): 66-71.

  6. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla and R.V. Rao (2011). Performance evaluation of musical instruments using computer controlled test setup. Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 8(2): 158-160.

  7. S.K. Sharma, P. Kumar, R.V. Rao, M. Sujatha and S.R. Shukla (2011). Rational utilization of plantation grown Acacia mangium Willd." Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 8(2): 97-99.

  8. S.R. Shukla, R.V. Rao, S. Shashikala, P. Kumar and S.K. Sharma (2011). Wood quality variation in Tectona grandis (Teak) clones from CSO raised at Maredumilli (Rajahmundry), Andhra Pradesh". Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 8(2): 116-119.

  9. L.N. Santhaakumaran, Pankaj K. Aggarwal, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and S.C. Joshi (2010). Resistance of five species of Indian timber to marine borer attack in Tuticorin port, South-east Coast in India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India (India).  Vol. 56: 15-21.

  10. R.V. Rao, P. Kumar, R. Sudheendra, S.R. Shukla and S.K. Sharma (2009). Bamboo flowering – Preliminary observations on physico-mechanical properties of culms of Bambusa bambos during different phases of life cycle (Part II). The Indian Forester (Inida). 745 – 750.

  11. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, S.P.S. Rawat and R.V. Rao (2008). "Fracture mechanics in solid wood and wood composites", Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India),  Vol. 5(1&2):  107-119.

  12. S.K. Sharma, and N.C.M. Rajan (2007). “A note on bark properties of plantation grown Simarouba glauca DC”, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India)  Vol. 4 (1&2): 30-34.

  13. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, R.V. Rao, Dhyan Singh and S.R. Shukla (2007). “Bending of coconut wood by vapour phase ammonia treatment for value addition”, Indian Coconut Journal (India), Vol. 37(10): 7-9.

  14. P. Kumar, S.R. Shukla, R. Sudheendra, M. Sujatha, S. Shashikala, S.K. Sharma, A.K. Sethy and R.V. Rao (2007). “Evaluation of wood quality parameters of plantation grown Eucalyptus citriodora Hook (lemon scented gum)”, The Indian Forester (India), Vol. 134 (2): 255-262.

  15. M. Sujatha, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and A.K. Sethy (2007). “Evaluation of anatomical properties of seven year old plantation grown Simarouba glauca”. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India (India),  Vol. 52(3&4): 14-32.

  16. S.R. Shukla, R.V. Rao, S.K. Sharma, P. Kumar, R. Sudheendra and S. Shashikala (2007). “Physical and mechanical properties of plantation-grown Acacia auriculiformis of three different ages”, Journal of Australian Forestry (Australia),  Vol. 70(2): 86-92.

  17. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, P. Kumar, R. Sudheendra and R.V. Rao (2006). “Assessment of wood quality of Simarouba glauca for its timber value”, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India),  Vol. 3(2): 49-54.

  18. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey and R.V. Rao (2005). “Estimation of strength properties of timbers, bamboo and palms by non-destructive test method”,  Annals of Forestry (India), Vol. 13 (2): 304-310.

  19. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, R.V. Rao and S.S. Joshi (2005), “Variation of shrinkage and specific gravity in wood of plantation grown Simarouba glauca”, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 2 (2): 36-40.

  20. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, Dhyan Singh, K.H. Shankarnarayana, G. Ravikumar and R.V. Rao  (2005). “Effect of ammonia treatment on strength properties and internal structure of coconut (Cocos nucifera) wood”, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 2 (1): 18-24.

  21. Y.M. Dubey, M. Sujatha, S.K.Sharma and R.V. Rao (2005). "Studies on dielectric properties of plantation timbers".  Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol. 2 (1): 29-35.

  22. S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, R.V. Rao, Dhyan Singh and S.R. Shukla (2005). “Bending of coconut wood by vapour phase ammonia treatment for value addition”, Wood News (India), Vol. 14 (4): 68-70.

  23. S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao, S.R. Shukla, P. Kumar, R. Sudheendra, M. Sujatha and Y.M. Dubey (2005). “Wood quality of coppiced Eucalyptus tereticornis for value addition”, IAWA Journal   (The Netherlands), Vol. 26 (1): 137-147.

  24. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, Y.M. Dubey and P. Kumar (2004). “A note on electret effect in plantation grown timbers”, Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science (India), Vol 1 (1&2): 128-133.

  25. S.R. Shukla and S.K. Sharma (2004). “Dielectric properties and ionization energies of some plantation grown timber species”, Journal of the Timber Development Association of India (India), Vol. 50 (3&4): 50-59.

  26. Y.M. Dubey, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and A.S. Kambo (2004). “Studies on the effect of vapour phase ammonia treatment on strength properties of Eucalyptus tereticornis wood".  Journal of the Timber Development Association of India (India). Vol. 50 (3&4): 47-49.

  27. S.R. Shukla, S.K. Sharma and R.V. Rao (2003). “Specific gravity and shrinkage behaviour of eight-year-old plantation grown Tecomella undulata", Journal of Tropical Forest Products (Malaysia).  Vol. 9 (1&2): 35-44.

  28. B.S. Kamala, Vimal Kothiyal and S.K. Sharma (2000). “Assessment of wood quality of Grevillea robusta from Bangalore, Karnataka”, The Indian Forester (India), Vol. 126 (6): 625-633.

  29. B.S. Kamala, P. Kumar, S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, Sudheendra R R.V. Rao and A.M.M. Hussain (1999). “Evaluation of wood quality of Tecomella undulata grown under a social forestry programme”, Journal of Tropical Forest Products (Malaysia), Vol.5 (2): 204-208.

  30. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla and B.S. Kamala (1997). Studies on DC electrical resistivity of plantation grown timbers”, Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff (Germany), Vol. 55: 391-394.

  31. B.C. Chakravarty, B.K. Das, S.N. Singh, S.K. Sharma, S.U.M. Rao, Ravi Kumar and B.R. Chakraborty (1993). "A comparative study of screen printed and evaporated back contact of silicon solar cells and their effect on open circuit voltage and short circuit current", Journal of Material Science Letters. (UK), Vol. 12: 447-448.

  32. S.N. Singh, S.K. Sharma, P.K. Singh and B.K. Das (1992). "A model of front illuminated n+‑p‑p+ high efficiency silicon solar cell", IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (USA.), Vol. 39: 362-369.

  33. S.K. Sharma, B.C. Chakravarty, S.N. Singh and B.K. Das (1990). "Oxidation of silicon in rf induced oxygen plasma",  Journal of Material Science Letters. (UK),  Vol. 9: 982-984.

  34. B.C. Chakravarty, S.K. Sharma, S.N. Singh, B.K. Das, Ravi Kumar and B.R. Chakraborty (1989). "Effect of the growth of thin SiO‑interlayers on the performance of Si solar cells", Physica Status Solidi (a),  (Germany),  Vol. 115: K125-K128.

  35. S.K. Sharma, B.C. Chakravarty, S.N. Singh, B.K. Das, D.C. Parashar, J. Rai and Prabhat K. Gupta (1989). "Kinetics of growth of thin anodic oxides of silicon at constant voltages", Physics and Chemistry of Solids (USA),  Vol. 50: 679-784.

  36. S.K. Sharma and A.K. Gupta (1989). "Effect of thickness on surface potential characteristics of corona charged poly (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) layers", Acta Polymerica (Germany), Vol. 40: 552-553.

  37. S.K. Sharma, B.C. Chakravarty, S.N. Singh and B.K. Das (1988). "Growth kinetics of thin anodic oxides of silicon and its dependence on phosphorous concentration in silicon", Thin Solid Films (Switzerland), Vol. 163: 373-377.

  38. S.K. Sharma, A.K. Gupta and P.K.C. Pillai (1988). "Studies on electrothermographic behaviour of poly (styrene‑co‑allyl alcohol) and leucomalachite green mixed system", Acta Polymerica (Germany), Vol. 39: 121-124.

  39. A.K. Gupta, S.K. Sharma and Archana Venaik (1987). "Electrothermographic behaviour of corona charged cellulose acetate and the leucomalachite green mixed system", Applied  Physics A (UK),   Vol. 42: 167-171.

  40. P.K.C. Pillai, A.K. Gupta, Manju Gupta and S.K. Sharma (1987). "Effect of thermal sensitization on steady‑state conductivity in polyvinyl butyral", Journal of Material Science Letters (UK), Vol. 6 : 292-294.

  41. A.K. Gupta, S.K. Sharma and Archana Venaik (1987). "Temperature‑dependent charging currents in poly (methyl methacrylate) and leucomalachite green mixed system", Acta Polymerica (Germany),  Vol. 38: 199-200.

  42. S.K. Sharma, A.K. Gupta and P.K.C. Pillai (1986) "Thermally stimulated discharge current studies in (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) sensitized with leucomalachite green for application in electrothermography", Journal of Material Science Letters (UK), Vol. 5: 244-246.

  43. S.K. Sharma, A.K. Gupta and P.K.C. Pillai (1986). "Studies on the temperature dependence of the DC conductivity of thermally sensitized poly (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)", Physica  Status Solidi (a)  (Germany),  Vol. 93: K75-K78.

  44. P.K.C. Pillai, A.K. Gupta, Manju Gupta and S.K. Sharma (1986). "Effect of forming conditions and sensitization on temperature dependence of d.c. conductivity of cellulose acetate", Acta Polymerica (Germany),  Vol. 37: 634-637.

  45. S.K. Sharma, S.N. Singh, B.C. Chakravarty and B.K. Das (1986). "Determination of minority carrier diffusion length in a p‑silicon wafer by photocurrent generation method", Journal of Applied Physics (USA), Vol. 60: 3550-3552.

  46. P.K.C. Pillai, A.K. Gupta and S.K. Sharma (1985). “Effect of sensitization on thermal depolarization current studies of poly (methyl methacrylate)", Acta Polymerica (Germany), Vol. 36: 393-394.

  47. P.K.C. Pillai, A.K. Gupta and S.K. Sharma (1985). "Effect of thermal treatment on the electrothermographic and electrical properties of poly (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene)", Die Angewandte Makromolekulare Chemie (Germany), Vol. 130: 91-97.

Papers published in Proceedings of Symposiums/Conferenmces:

  1. R.V. Rao, A.K. Sethy, S. Shashikala, S.R. Shukla and S.K. Sharma (2014). The status of timber identification vis--vis Santalum L. Paper presented in International Seminar on Sandalwood: Current Trends and Future Prospects, held at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, during February 26-28, 2014.

  2. Ravinder Agarwal, Deepti Mittal, Rakesh Sharma, Kamaljeet Rangra and S.K. Sharma (2014). Ultrasonic and scanning electron microscope study of wood in longitudinal and transverse direction. Paper presented in 3rd National Conference on Advances in Metrology held at Thapar University, Patiala, India, during February 19-21, 2014.

  3. S.R. Shukla and S.K. Sharma (2014). Role of wood science in exploring alternate wood species and their processing for handicraft sector. Paper presented in Seminar/Workshop on Redsander and other Wood Based Handicrafts of Andhra Pradesh, Organised by the Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. at Tirupathi, India, during January 21-23, 2014.

  4. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla and R.V. Rao (2011). Assessment of acoustical properties of wood using computer-based impedance tube method for paneling applications. Paper presented in a National Seminar on Advances in Wood Science and Technology Research: Recent Trends, Future Challenges and Opportunities held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India, during March 9-10, 2011.

  5. S.R Shukla, S.K. Sharma and R.V. Rao (2011).  Technological properties of laminated veneer lumber (LVL) produced from certain secondary wood species for structural applications. Paper presented in a National Seminar on Advances in Wood Science and Technology Research: Recent Trends, Future Challenges and Opportunities held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India, during March 9-10, 2011.

  6. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla and R.V. Rao (2011). Performance evaluation of musical instruments using computer controlled test setup. Poster presented in a workshop on New Frontiers and Future of Wood Science and Technology in India held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore, India, on January 20, 2011.

  7. P. Kumar, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao, M. Sujatha and S.R. Shukla (2011). Rational utilization of plantation grown Acacia mangium Willd. Poster presented in a workshop on New Frontiers and Future of Wood Science and Technology in India held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore, India, on January 20, 2011.

  8. S.R Shukla and S.K. Sharma (2011). Role of nanotechnology in wood-based industries. Poster presented in a workshop on New Frontiers and Future of Wood Science and Technology in India held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore, India, on January 20, 2011.

  9. S.R. Shukla, R.V. Rao, S. Shashikala, P. Kumar and S.K. Sharma (2011). Wood quality variation in Tectona grandis (Teak) clones from CSO raised at Maredumilli (Rajahmundry), Andhra Pradesh. Poster presented in a workshop on New Frontiers and Future of Wood Science and Technology in India” held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore, India, on January 20, 2011.

  10. V. Soundararajan, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao, M. Sujatha and S. Shashikala (2011).  Application of database technology on IWST xylarium. Poster presented in a workshop on New Frontiers and Future of Wood Science and Technology in India held at Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Bangalore, India, on January 20, 2011.

  11. S.K. Sharma, P. Kumar and R.V. Rao (2009). Utilization potential of Simarouba glauca DC timber as a byproduct. Paper presented in the National Conference on Forestry held at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun, India, during November 9-11, 2009.

  12. S.K. Sharma, P. Kumar and R.V. Rao (2009). Value addition of plantation species for various end uses on the basis of strength properties. Paper presented in the Seminar organized by Indo_Italian Trade Centre on Use of Modern Technologies in Forests & Advancements in Wood Science” held at IWST Bangalore, India,  on November 19, 2009

  13. R.V. Rao, P. Kumar and S.K. Sharma (2005). Utilization of bamboo culms, in Proc. of Meeting on State Level Consultative Meet on Bamboo in Karnataka, organized by NABARD, Bangalore, India, p. 46-47. 

  14. S.R. Shukla, S.K. Sharma, Y.M. Dubey, P. Kumar, R.V. Rao and K.S. Shashidhar (2005). Need to develop processing technologies (for value addition) of the species evaluated for their properties and uses, in Proc. 36th Annual Meeting of International Research Group (IRG) on Wood Protection, held at Bangalore, India, April 24-28, 2005.

  15. S.R. Shukla, P. Kumar, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and K.S. Shashidhar (2005). Acacia auriculaeformis – An exotic utility species meeting the requirement of furniture and other value-added products. Paper presented in Workshop on Site Management of Exotic Forest Plantations in Southern India: Prospects for Improving Productivity held at Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, India, during November 8-10, 2005

  16. R.V. Rao, S. Shashikala, P. Kumar, S.K. Sharma and R. Sudheendra (2004). Culm quality of Pseodooxytenanthera stocksii, in Proc. of National Seminar on Wood substitution through engineered wood, bamboo and other lignocellulosics, held at Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute, Bangalore, India, p. 83-86.

  17. S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, P. Kumar, R. Sudheendra, Y.M. Dubey and R.V. Rao (2003). Utilization potential of coppiced Eucalyptus tereticornis wood, In Proc. Ist Seminar on Panel Industry - Wood and Beyond. Panelexpo 2003, organized by Federation of Indian Plywood & Panel Industry and Fair Design India Pvt. Ltd. at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India, p. 49-53.

  18. Vimal Kothiyal, R.V. Rao, S.R. Shukla  and S.K. Sharma (2000). Eucalyptus as a timber in India. CTA Workshop on Eucalyptus at Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore, India.

  19. S.R. Shukla, S.K. Sharma, Vimal Kothiyal and R.V. Rao (2000). Casuarina equisetifolia:  Potential for Timber Utilization, CTA Workshop at Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore, India.

  20. S.R. Shukla, S.K. Sharma, B.S. Kamala and R.V. Rao (1998). Suitability of plantation grown timber species raised under social forestry programmes for meeting the domestic needs of people, Timber Science Conference-98. New Delhi, India.

  21. S.K. Sharma, P.K. Singh, S.N. Singh and B.K. Das (1992). Modeling of a front illuminated n+‑p‑p+ silicon solar cell for concentrated sunlight, in Proc. 6th International Photovoltaic Science & Engineering Conference (Ed. B.K. Das & S.N. Singh), Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India. p. 803-81.

  22. B.C. Chakravarty, K. Chakraborty, S.N. Singh, P.K. Basu, N.K. Arora, B.K. Das, S.K. Sharma, and Ravi Kumar (1992). A simple processing sequence to obtain 15% efficient silicon solar cell at global AM1.5, one sun, Paper Presented at 18th Annual Convention & Exhibition of IEEE India Council, held at BITM Calcutta, India.

  23. B.K. Das, S.N. Singh, B.C. Chakravarty, S.K. Sharma, P.K. Singh and S.C. Jain (1989). New approaches to high efficiency silicon solar cell structures, in Proc. 5th International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices (Eds. W.S. Khokle & S.C. Jain) Macmillan India Ltd., New Delhi, India, p. 276-280.

  24. S.K. Sharma, B.C. Chakravarty, S.N. Singh and B.K. Das (1987). Field assisted migration of mobile ions in SiO2 in MOS structures under temperature stress, in Proc. Microelectronics and Photonics, (Ed. R.P. Bajpai), Siddarth Publications, New Delhi, India, p. 387-3980.

Number of Books Published:

  1. T.R. Hemavathi, M. Sujatha, S. Shashikala, J. Simon, S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao, S.C. Joshi and K.S. Shashidhar (2010). Anatomy and properties of lesser known timbers of North-Eastern States with particular reference to Nagaland. 82 p. IWST Bangalore, India.

  2. R.V. Rao, S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, A.K. Sethy, N.C.M. Rajan (2011). “Improved utilisation of lesser known and plantation grown timbers from South India”.  In: ‘Forestry in the Service of Nation: ICFRE Technologies’ (Eds. V.K. Bahuguna, Rabindra Kumar, R.P. Singh and Ramakant Mishra), ICFRE, Dehra Dun, India

Pamphlets/Brochures Published: 

  1. S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and S.R. Shukla (2009). “Wood plasticization and bent wood products from coconut wood”, A pamphlet published by IWST Bangalore, India.

  2. R.V. Rao, S.K. Sharma, S.R. Shukla, T.R. Hemavathi and P. Kumar (2009). “Value addition of timber: Plantation grown and lesser known species”, A pamphlet published by IWST Bangalore, India.

  3. S.K. Sharma, R.V. Rao and S.R. Shukla (2007). “Ammonia Plasticization of coconut wood for value addition”, A technical document published by IWST Bangalore, India.

 

Completed Projects as PI:

  1. "Utilization of Bambusa bambos (L.) and Dendrocalamus strictus (Roxb.) as an alternative of wooden dunnage pallets", Project Completion Report No. IWST/WPU/XI/107, IWST Bangalore, India.

  2. "Comparative study of clones of Eucalyptus and Acacia hybrid for handicraft sector", Project Completion Report No. IWST/WPU/XI/109, IWST Bangalore, India.

  3. "Wood quality of plantation teak grown in Andaman and Nicobar Island"- Project Completion Report submitted to the Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Port Blair.

  4. "Assessment of wood quality: Characteristics of Melia dubia Cav of seedling seed orchard", Project Completion Report submitted to  the Karnataka State Forest Department, Bangalore.

  5. Studies on acoustical behaviour of plantation timbers for musical instruments and wall paneling”- Funded by CSIR, Project Completion Report submitted to CSIR New Delhi, India.

  6. "Detection of natural and biological defects in timbers by non-destructive testing techniques". Project Completion Report No. IWST/WPU/X63, IWST, Bangalore, India.

  7. "Processing and evaluation of plantation grown Simarouba glauca DC from Orissa", Project Completion Report No. IWST/WPU/X59, IWST Bangalore, India.

  8. “Assessment of wood quality of Simarouba glauca for its timber value“, Project Completion Report No. IWST/WPU/X10, IWST Bangalore, India.

  9. “Plasticisation of palm and bamboo“, Project Completion Report No. IWST0005/WPU0005, IWST Bangalore, India.

  10. “Relationship of the wood properties of coppice plantation grown Eucalyptus species“, Project Completion Report No. IWST0013/WPU0013, IWST Bangalore, India.

Current Research Projects as PI:

  1. "Evaluation of wood Properties of Melia composita of different ages from southern India for finding suitability for various uses and development of value added products". Project No. IWST/WPEW/XI/140.

Communication Address :

 

Dr. Suman Kumar Sharma

Scientist-G

Wood Properties and Uses Division

Institute of Wood Science and Technology

18th Cross, Malleswaram

Bangalore – 560 003 (INDIA)

Tel:  +91-80-22190170 (Off);  +919448711392 (Mob)

Fax: +91-80-23340529

E-Mail : sksharma@icfre.org,  sksharma.iwst@yahoo.com

 

 
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