Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born at Dharamsala (Kangra) Himachal Pradesh, on 2 October, 1952. Educated at AFCB High School, Yol (Matric); Panjab University (B.Sc., Government College, Chandigarh; M.Sc., NDRI, Karnal); Mumbai University (Ph.D., BARC; D.M.S., R.A. Podar College of Commerce; University of California, Reverside, USA (Post Doctoral Associate).

Scientific Officer C, Food Technology Division, 1976; Scientific Officer D to H and H+ 1981-2004, and Head, Food Technology Division, 2001-2014, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai.

Awards/Honours: INS Award, 2006; DAE Group Achievement Award, 2007, 2008, 2010 & 2012; National Project Coordinator, International Consultant, & Expert for International Atomic Energy Agency on the use of radiation technology for safety, security, and international trade in food commodities, and inactivation of biohazards. Invited by DG, IAEA as a panelist at the IAEA Scientific Forum-2012, Food for the Future, Meeting Challenges with Nuclear Applications.

Fellow: Maharashtra Academy of Sciences

Research Areas: Food Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Food Technology and Biotechnology, Radiation Processing

Address: A-329, Palam Vihar, Gurgaon 122017, Haryana; [Tel: Res. (0124) 4883631; Cell: 9599826800; Email: mail.ksarun@gmail.com]