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Brig (Retd) SK Sharma

Brig SK Sharma(Retd)
Pro Vice-Chancellor & Professor

BArch  (Hons) Indian Institure of Technology, Kharagpur
MTech (Urban Planning), School of Planning & Architecture, New Delhi,

Brig. SK Sharma (Retd.) is the Pro Vice-Chancellor of The NorthCap University and a Professor in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering. He superannuated as the Registrar of the University in August 2014. He has 40 years of experience in architecture, urban planning and engineering in the Indian Army, Defence Research and Development Organization, real estate, project management, and teaching. He retired as Chief Engineer Designs at the apex level of the Corps of Engineers at Army HQ, Delhi.

His major assignments include Project Head of an 85-acre township project, and Hotel Radisson, Manesar, both with Silver Glades Group; Project Coordinator of the Defence Research and Development Organization building in Lutyens Delhi, a six-storeyed, centrally air-conditioned building, built in harmony with the heritage buildings of Rashtrapati Bhavan and South Block. His technical assignments include, Head of Continuous Education Programme (CEP) for architects, planners and engineers of the armed forces, and management of 5000 technical personnel as Chief Engineer. He prepared a Quality Assurance Plan for the built environment for the use of the Military Engineer Services for all major building projects of the defence services. He has undertaken the planning, design and execution of township projects in the Northeast, in difficult and often hostile conditions, to include housing, community facilities and infrastructure. He planned and executed aviation facilities on the northern borders, with a helirunway, its hangarage, and aviation services. Brig. Sharma was HoD, Architecture Wing, on a teaching assignment at the College of Military Engineering, Pune. He planned the Soldiers' Facilities Complex in Pokhara, Nepal, as a recruitment centre, pension facility and living complex for Gorkha soldiers. He was on the design team of a multistoreyed Intelligence HQ, including auditorium and basements for RAW at New Delhi, and the Indian Field Gun factory, Kanpur.

Brig. Sharma's membership of professional societies includes Fellow of Indian Institute of Architects, Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), and Fellow of Indian Institute of Town Planners. Some of his technical publications have been on Environment, Shelters and Networks, National Housing Policy, Thermal Comfort Designs, Performance of Engineered Construction at Bhuj during the earthquake - 2000, IT and the Built Environment, and New Trends in Construction. He has served on the National Panel for Revision of the National Building Code, BIS – 2003. He is a veteran of the 1971 operations in Bangladesh.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 16 November 2016 10:49