Dr. Pawan Sharma

Assistant Professor
Department/School/Unit Name
Department of Mechanical Engineering IIT(BHU)
Phone No(s): 9899628016, 9927465702 (W)
Email: pawan.mec@iitbhu.ac.in
Area of Interest: Additive Manufacturing, Powder Metallurgy, Metal 3D printing, Rapid tooling, 4D Printing, Metal Foams, Next generation bioimplants, Reverse Engineering, Corrosion of bio-materials.
  • Assistant Professor (Grade-I), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 11.05.2022 to Till Date
  • Assistant Professor (Grade-II), Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU) Varanasi from 09.11.2021 to 11.05.2022.
  • Assistant Professor (Grade-II), Department of Mechanical Engineering, SVNIT Surat from 02.12.2019 to 08.11.2021.
  • Assistant Professor (Grade-II), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) Gandhinagar from 08.05.2019 to 29.11.2019.


  1. P. Sharma, Pathak DK, Gowerneni A., Simulation Model for the Corrosion Behavior of Additively Manufactured Iron in Electrolytic Environment using COMSOL Multi-physics. NanoWorld J 9(S1): S260-S265, 2023.
  2. P. Sharma, D. K. Pathak, P. M. Pandey, Investigation of the effect of pressureless microwave sintering parameters on the corrosion behavior of pure iron biodegradable scaffolds, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2022 (Impact Factor: 1.819)
  3. M. Padia, P. Sharma, Design and development of auxetic structure using a two-step hybrid optimization technique, Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 2021 (Impact Factor: 1.56)
  4. P. Sharma, K. Jain, P.M. Pandey, S. Mohanty, In vitro corrosion behaviour, cytocompatibility and hemocompatibility of topologically ordered porous iron scaffold prepared using 3D printing and pressureless microwave sintering, Material Science & Engineering C 106 (2020), 110247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.110247 (Impact factor: 7.328)
  5. P. Sharma, P.M. Pandey, Corrosion rate modelling of porous iron scaffold considering the effect of porosity and pore morphology for biodegradable implant applications, Material Science & Engineering C 103 (2019), 109776. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.109776 (Impact factor: 7.328)
  6. D.Singh, A.Rana, P. Sharma, P.M Pandey, D. Kalyanasundaram, Microwave Sintering of Ti6Al4V: Optimization of Processing Parameters for Maximal Tensile Strength and Minimal Pore Size. Metals 2018, 8, 1086. https://doi.org/10.3390/met8121086 (Impact factor: 2.351)
  7. P. Sharma, P.M. Pandey, Corrosion behaviour of the porous iron scaffold in simulated body fluid for biodegradable implant application, Material Science & Engineering C 99 (2019)838-852.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.msec.2019.01.114 (Impact factor: 7.328)
  8. P. Sharma, P.M. Pandey, Morphological and mechanical characterization of topologically ordered open cell porous iron foam fabricated using 3D printing and pressureless microwave sintering, Materials and Design 160 (2018) 442–454. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2018.09.029. (Impact factor: 8.4)
  9. P. Sharma, P.M. Pandey, A novel manufacturing route for the fabrication of topologically-ordered open-cell porous iron scaffold, Mater. Lett. 222 (2018) 160–163. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.03.206. (Impact factor: 3.423)
  10. P. Sharma, P.M. Pandey, Rapid manufacturing of biodegradable pure iron scaffold using amalgamation of three-dimensional printing and pressureless microwave sintering, Proc. Inst. Mech. Eng. C J. Mech. Eng. Sci. 233 (6) (2018) 1876-1895. https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406218778304. (Impact factor: 1.762)

Book Chapters

  1. P. Sharma, G. Singh, B. N. Sahoo, G. C. Verma, P. M. Pandey, V. J. Badheka, Welding Based Additive Manufacturing: From Concept to Technology, A Book on Additive, Subtractive, and Hybrid Technologies, 2021.
  2. ​G. Singh, P. Sharma, K. Rane, S. Singh, Indirect Rapid Tooling Methods in Additive Manufacturing, A Book on Additive and Subtractive Manufacturing Processes: Principles and Applications, 2021.
  3. M. Anugrahapada and P. Sharma, Materials for Additive Manufacturing: Concept, technologies, applications and advancements, A Book on Advanced Manufacturing Processes, 2021.
  4. Girish C. Verma , Dayanidhi K. Pathak , Pawan Sharma , Aviral Misra, and Pulak M. Pandey, Advancement in Magnetic Field Assisted Finishing Processes,  In: Advanced Manufacturing Processes, 2022


  1. P. Sharma, D. K. Pathak, P.M. Pandey, On the in–vitro degradation behaviors of Mg, Zn and Fe specimens fabricated by microwave sintering, 39th International MATADOR Conference on Advanced Manufacturing, July 20I7, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK.
  2. Pawan Sharma, A. K. Dubey &A. K. Pandey(2014). Numerical study of temperature and stress fields in laser cutting of aluminium alloy sheet. Procedia Materials Science, 5, 1887-1896,
  3. Pawan Sharma and Avanish Kumar Dubey, Numerical Study of Temperature Distribution in Laser Cutting of an Aluminium alloy, National conference on Advance Manufacturing Technology, May 22-24, 2013.
  4. Pawan Sharma and Anurag Porwal, Analysis of Thin Walled structured beam using FE Modelling technique, National conference on Emerging Vistas of Mechanical Engineering, April4-6 2011.


  • “A Process of Preparation of Ordered Cell Metal Foam”, Patent No. 347561, Grant date September 24, 2020.
  • “System and Method for Rapid Manufacturing of Article”, Patent no. 359912, Grant date March 01, 2021.
  • 1st Winter School (offline mode) on Additive Manufacturing (A hands on Training on AM machines) In collaboration with EOS India Pvt. Ltd. (A Curtain Raiser Event for AIMTDR-2023), February 06-10 2023. (Course Coordinator)

  • IDAPT Sponsored Lecture Series on Additive Manufacturing Part I: Materials for Additive Manufacturing, October 11-15, 2022. (Course Coordinator)

  • IDAPT Sponsored STC on Digital Manufacturing: Part I-CNC Machining, May 23-27, 2022 (Course Coordinator)

  • One Week Short Term Course on Modern Materials and Manufacturing at SVNIT Surat held during 12-18th October 2020. (Role: Coordinator)
  • 1st International Conference on Recent Advances in Manufacturing (RAM-2020) held at SVNIT Surat from July 3-5, 2020. (Role: Coordinator)
  • Coordinator, Powder Metallurgy Group, DRDO Industry Academia - Centre of Excellence IIT(BHU) Varanasi
  • Member, Precision Engineering Hub Facility
  • Member, Institute level standing committee for condemned/obsolete articles
  • Member, Department Post Graduation Committee (DPGC) 
  • In charge of Additive Manufacturing & Product Development Lab
  • In charge of Production (Metrology, Machining, Forming, Welding, Casting) Lab


  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Rapid Design and Manufacturing
  • Metal Machining & Machine Tools


  • Micro & Nano Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing


  • Mr. Amit Kumar, Development of next generation biodegradable iron implants for orthopaedic and cardiovascular applications (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Vivek Mani Tripathi, Development of High Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries using Additive Manufacturing. (Ongoing)
  • Mr. Garvit Singh, Additive Manufacturing of Titanium. (Ongoing at SVNIT Surat)
  • Mr. Harsh Soni, Additive Manufacturing of Maraging Steel. (Ongoing at SVNIT Surat)
  • Mr. Rahul Gurpude, Fabrication of biodegradable Magnesium implant. (Ongoing at SVNIT Surat)

M.Tech. & IDD

  • Vaibhav Singh, Additive manufacturing of iron-based biodegradable implant. (Ongoing)
  • Sachin Ekka, Additive manufacturing of Auxetic Structures for Aerospace applications. (Ongoing)
  • Satyam Kumar (IDD), Additive manufacturing of Titanium alloys. (Awarded)
  • Dikshant Nagar (IDD), Development of biodegradable implant using direct ink writing 3D process. (Ongoing)


  • Abhishek Mina, Samriddhi Jain, Swayamshu Satyapragyan Swain, Sreya Pramod, Ujjwal Bansal, Development of Lithium-ion batteries using Additive Manufacturing. (Ongoing)
  • Abhay Singh, Gade Sri Maha Lakshmi, Mohit Kumar Mina, Prathamesh Balsingrao Adhav, Shantanu Sen, Additive Manufacturing of Complex Structures. (Ongoing)



  • Awarded distinction in Doctoral Research from IIT Delhi on 12th August 2022
  • International Travel Grant in 2016 from DST, New Delhi.
  • Gold medal from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology for being the topper of M.Tech. (Production Engineering)
  • Ratan Prakash Memorial Gold Medal for standing first at M.Tech. (Production Engineering) Examination 2013.

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life Member, The Institution of Engineers (India)
  • Life Member, The Indian Society for technical Education


  • Keynote lecture on Additive Manufacturing/ 3D Printing, 1st International Conference on "aspects of Materials and Mechanical Engineering (ICMME 2022)   07 - 08 October, 2022 | GLA University, Mathura India.
  • Expert Talk on Investment opportunities in the field of Reverse EngineeringSingrauli, SINGRAULI INVESTORS MEET-2022.
  • Expert Talk on 3D Printing/Additive ManufacturingIIT Patna, Introductory course on 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing, 2022.
  • Expert talk on Manufacturing Using 3-D Modelling, Himalayan Institute of Engineering & Technology (HIET), 2023.
  • Expert talk on Powder-based Additive Manufacturing, IIT Indore, 2023.
  • Expert talk on 4D Printing in GUJCOST sponsored Online Short Term Training Program (STTP) on “Advance Technology in 3D Printing” organized by Mechanical Engineering Department of Shree Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Technology, Surat from 21stDecember to 25thDecember, 2020.
  • Expert talk on 4D Printing in Faculty Development Program on "Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing (AM & 3DP)", IITDM Jabalpur, 2022.
  • Expert Talk on Reverse Engineering for Biomedical Application in the Faculty Development Program on "Reverse Engineering for Product Design" at SVNIT Surat, 2020.