Overview of Research Cell of Bahra University
In order to strengthen and expand the research activities in the institute, R&D cell was established and is functioning in this Institution from last several years.
Research is the essential footstep of innovation that plays a significant role in the Universities. Bahra University, Shimla Hills, HP, is a research and innovation driven University and committed to promote research, extension, entrepreneurship and innovation, through ensuring, the outcomes of research useful for the benefit of humanity at both the national and global levels. Research and Development Cell (RDC), Bahra University has made enthusiastic efforts to align its focus through maintaining a research based eco system in the University by involving all staff, faculty, and students.
The Research and Development Cell (RDC), Bahra University believe in promoting and supporting to all of the students and faculty to conduct various research based accomplishments, which include publications in international and national reputed indexed journals and conferences of repute, book publications, patents, projects, organization of conference/workshops/seminars in various emerging areas.
About Dean Research
Prof. (Dr.) Manish Sharma, Professor in Department of Physics, School of Basic Sciences, and Dean Research, Bahra University obtained his Master’s degree from CSJM, Kanpur University and Ph.D. degree from Sharda University, Greater Noida.
He has rich industrial and academic research experience of more than 22 years. He worked for more than one decades in various multinational companies like VCPIL, MARS AUTO and MOSER BAER INDIA LIMITED. He has received various awards and reorganizations like Roll of honor, National Teacher Award-2020, Social Educationalist Award, Leadership in Research, Appreciation Award for Contribution of Women Entrepreneur, Performance reward of excellence, Best Poster award, Recognition of the Valuable Contribution towards Admission, Performance appraisal award, Six Sigma Green Belt Certification award, Research Innovation Award, Best employee award etc.
About more than 16 Nos. of published and one granted Patents are also in his credit. He has published more than 35 research papers in high impact journals indexed in Scopus and SCI. Prof. Manish has more than 900 citation with his h-index 10. Dr. Manish handled various international and Industry sponsored research projects.
Prof. Sharma has the collaborations with different National and International research groups and Universities for joint research projects, some of them are; Max Planck Institute of Chemistry (MPI), Mainz, Germany, Chapman University, CA, USA, University of South Africa, SA, National Physical Laboratories (NPL), HNB Garhwal University Srinagar, Aryabhata Research Institute of Observations Sciences (ARIES), etc.
Presently Prof. Sharma is also associated with the Satellite Remote Sensing Group, Max Planck Institute, Mainz, Germany in one the International Project i.e. Monitoring and analysis of NOx using differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy and also with the Centre National de la Resherche Scientifique (CNRS), ATMOS, France for the associated partnership program.
He has attended more than 25 National and International Conferences and Workshop in India as well as Abroad. The successfully organization of more than 15 National conferences and 5 International conferences are also in his credit. He has also organized number of faculty development program as well as scientific training programs.
Prof. Sharma has visited various countries like Germany, South Africa, Scotland (UK), etc., for research projects as well to attend scientific conferences and trainings programs. He is also the member of various scientific societies like Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Atmospheric Geological Union (AGU), World Environmental Organization, International Association of Engineers (IAENG), International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS), and Citizen Science Association. Prof. Sharma is also in the editorial board of various reputed journals indexed in Scopus/SCI.
About Research Cell Members
Dr. Abhilasha Chauhan,
Assistant Professor, School of Management.
Dr. Abhilasha Chauhan has completed her Ph.D. in Management from Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat in the year 2017. She has 9.5 years of experience in academics. Dr. Chauhan has published more than eight research papers in reputed indexed journals. She has presented papers in various National and International conferences. Dr. Chauhan has also attended various seminars, workshops, FDPs etc. She has reviewed papers in various reputed Scopus indexed journals. Dr. Abhilasha is also certified from I.B.M. for Service Oriented Architecture course. She has also received the participation certificate from NAF (National Adventure Foundation) camp. Dr. Chauhan has a total 74 citations and her h-index is 4. She has one international conference and Faculty Development Programme in her credit as an organizing committee member.
She has been a resource person in an online refresher course on Research Management and taken a session on Team building conducted by AAREM, CCS, Hisar. She has been a resource person to Capacity Building Series and delivered a talk on Classroom and Effective Teaching at Bahra University. Delivered a lecture to school students on Career Exploration.
She has designed entrance examination papers for Ph.D candidates at university level. Designed final/entrance examination paper for the course of Marketing Management for Ph.D/M.Phil candidates for IEC University Baddi. Dr. Chauhan has extended her expertise in ‘Syllabus Content Feedback – Academician’ under Area Advisory Board activity for the conduct of Board of Studies in 03 years BBA (Tourism Management) course; Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism, Amity University, Noida.
Dr. Pooja Puri
Assistant Professor, School of Basic Sciences
Dr. Pooja Puri has completed her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Thapar University, Patiala in the year 2016. She has more than 08 years of experience. Dr. Puri has published more than eight research papers in SCI indexed, Springer and reputed journals. She has also presented research papers in various National and International conferences. She is a lifetime member Material research Society of India. Dr. Puri is reviewer of many reputed journals like Optoelectronics and ICE. She has been awarded with best paper for presenting a research paper in ICPPC-2010. Dr. Pooja Puri has a total 83 citations and her h-index is 6.
Dr. Rahul Berry
Assistant Professor, School of Management
Dr. Rahul Berry has completed his Ph.D. in Management from Bahra University, Waknaghat in the year 2021. He has more than 11 years of teaching experience. Dr. Berry is UGC-NET qualified in Management. Dr. Berry has published more than five research papers in reputed journals. He has also presented research papers in various National and international conferences. He has also attended various seminars, workshops, FDPs etc. Dr. Berry has received a best teacher award in the year 2017.
Dr. Kamal Kashyap,
Dr. Kamal has completed his M.Tech From HPTU Hamirpur , Himachal Pradesh in 2015 and Ph. D from Shoolini University in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Kamal has to total six year of experience. During his academic tenure, he has published more than 21 research papers in various indexed journals of repute. Five patents are also in the credit of Dr. Kamal account.
Mr. Pradeep Kumar
Research Office Administrator.
Mr. Pradeep Kumar has a rich experience of more than five years in academics. He has excellent proficiency in data management system and various file management techniques. As one of the core member of Research and Development Cell, Bahra University, Mr. Pradeep is responsible to take care of various task related to Ph. D admission, Viva Voce conduction etc. The work related to NAAC, University Grants Commission (UGC), National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), National Academic Depository (NAD Work) and other Academic students registration work are also the main part under the role of Mr. Pradeep. He has also attended more than three conferences & seminars.