Kal Renganathan Sharma
Texas Southern University
Kal Renganathan Sharma received his B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India in 1985, MS and Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV in 1987 and 1990 respectively. He received his post-doctoral research training from R. Shankar Subramanian formerly Chairman and Professor in Chemical Engineering, Clarkson University, Pottsdam, NY. His industrial training was with Monsanto Plastics Technology, Indian Orchad, MA from 1990-1993. He has authored 15 Books, 8 Book-Chapters, 60 Journal Articles, 557 Conference Papers and 160 other Presentations and received 425 Google searchable citations. He has instructed 2930 students in 109 courses at Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, Lone Star College-North Harris, Houston, TX, Prairie View A & M University, Prairie View, TX, SASTRA University, Thanjavur, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India, Sakthi Engineering College, Chennai, India, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA and West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. He has also been selected to instruct courses at San Jacinto College North Campus, Houston Community College at Houston, TX. Honors include, Fellow of Indian Chemical Society, Honory Fellow of Australian Institute of High Energetic Materials, Melbourne, Australia, Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Plastics and Polymers, Phi Kappa Phi, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Rajiv Achan Scholar, Organic Chemistry Merit Card, Manhindra Trust Fellowship, Leading Educators of the World, Cambridge, UK. He has received cash awards from Monsanto Plastics Technology, Indian Orchad, MA, Prairie View A & M University, Prairie View, TX and SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India. He serves on the editorial boards of E-cronicon, Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, Walia Journal, Journal of Lasers, Optics and Photonics, Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences and Research, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences, ChemXpress, International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences. He has co-chaired a number of sessions at major conferences. He serves HBCUs and community colleges. His research work has lead to the creation of four de novo dimensionless groups: (i) Frequency Number; (ii) Heat Accumulation Number; (iii) Sharma Number (Mass) and (iv) Momentum Number and a generalized normal statistical distribution that be used to characterize periodicity in random signals. He has obtained the Professional Engineers certification in the state of New Hamsphire in 1995 and worked in a number of leading universities and industry.