Topic: Maxwell’s Equations Made Easy
Dr. S.B. Sharma is a rare blend of fundamental researcher with sound understanding
of the advanced electromagnetic modeling techniques and innovative hardware engineer having 47 years of
diversified research, academic and teaching experience. A visionary of extraordinary caliber, Dr. S. B.
Sharma has many milestones to his credit among which the most notable are; his long and luminous tenure
as Outstanding Scientist at ISRO and his role as Deputy Director, Antenna Systems Areao (ASA) at ISRO in
leading and guiding antenna related R&D for Satellite Communication and Microwave Remote Sensing Programs
and his leadership as Vice Chancellor and Vice President in bringing an unique perspective to Indus
University where he made his mark as a forward thinking educationist with his exemplary work by incorporating
contemporary methods of teaching both as a teacher and as a trainer. Dr. S B Sharma had brought his excellent
credentials and refined understanding of innovative teaching pedagogy and advance research at Indus University.
His boundless stamina for advance R&D has resulted in a characteristic engaging freshness to the art of
teaching & learning that has become his trade mark
Presently as Technology Head at Entuple Technologies he is steering innovative R&D and training on antenna
related activities at Ahmedabad. 25 International Patents as prime inventor and publications of more than
160 papers in refereed journals of repute and conferences bear testimony of his academic excellence.
Concurrent to his above assignments, he has guided 6 students for their Ph.D.
Dr. Sharma contributed significantly through his unique perspective and expertise to the design and
development of variety of space borne, air borne, and ground station antenna systems. His most important
scientific / technical contributions are related with the Satellite Payloads for Microwave Remote Sensing
and Satellite Communication Programs of ISRO. His other notable achievements include design, development,
installation and commissioning of large number of telemetry, tracking and tele-command antenna systems for
satellite launch vehicles (SLV, ASLV, PSLV), orbiting remote sensing satellites (IRS) and earth station
antenna systems for geostationary communication satellites.
His significant outreach technological contributions at ISRO include the development of 44 new
technologies resulting in the realization of more than 160 indigenous state-of-the–art space borne,
air borne and ground station antenna systems. More than 11 technologies have been successfully
transferred to various industries for the mass production under his leadership.
He was also Consultant to Antrix Corporation for the finalization of various satellite proposals on Malaysian, Korean, Russian, German, Glonass & IRNSS satellites.
He had also been a consultant to SAMEER, Mumbai, Chennai, and Calcutta.
He was Project Director, TRINETRA project, Project Director ARIES project, Project Director,
ARIES Augmentation project (all classified defense projects), Associate Project Director, Multi
Frequency Scanning Microwave Radiometer (MSMR) payload for Oceansat Project-I, Associate Project
Director, IRS Ground Station Project for National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Hyderabad and Compact
Antenna Test Range (CATR) & Planar Near Field Facility at SAC / ISRO, Ahmedabad.