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Dr. Sharad Kumar

Dr. Sharad Kumar

Assistant Professor

Contact No.:- +91-6299260020
Email:- sharad.kumar@iar.ac.in


Professional & Educational Qualification

  • Doctorate of Philosophy in the area of Healthcare from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, West Bengal, India in the Year 2019. Ph.D. thesis on “Planning
    Interventions for PreventingCardiovascular Diseases in India”. Broader Research Area: Modeling and Simulation of Healthcare Ecosystem
  • Master of Technology in Nanotechnology from Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, India in the year 2009
  • Bachelor of Engineering(B.E.) in Computer Science and Engineeringfrom Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India. in the 2006

Current Research Interest and Area Working On


Healthcare Management

Latest Publications

  1. Kumar, S., Roy, R. B. (2018)., Comparing the Long-term Health Impact of Increasing Cigarette Price and Raising the Legal Age of Smoking in India, 62 nd National Annual Conference of Indian Public Health Association (IPHACON 2018), King George’s Medical University at Lucknow on February 9 –11, 2018.
  2. Kumar, S., Roy, R. B. (2017)., Public health impact of raising the legal age of smoking in India’, XXI Annual Conference of North Zone Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (NZ IAPSM-2017), PGIMER Chandigarh, India, November 2-3, 2017 (Given 1st prize under Prevention/Policy/Disease category).
  3. Kumar, S., Roy, R. B. (2016)., “Modeling the Impact of Increasing Tobacco Taxes on Public Health in India”, 2 nd International Conference on Contemporary Debates in Public Policy and Management, IIM Calcutta, 15-17 January, 2016
  4. Kumar, S., Amrita, Bhowmick, B., & Biswas, D., 2011, Architecture of Tertiary Healthcare Delivery Model for Sub-Urban/Rural India, IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC) 2011, October 30 – November 1, 2011, Seattle, Washington, pp 218-227.
  5. Saurabh, P., Kumar, S. and Biswas, D., (2011), From Innovation to Industry Creation: Chartering the Role, Impact and Performance of Government Innovation Programs at Higher Educational Institutions in India, Tripple Helix International Conference-Stanford University, July 11-14, 2011(Available on https://www.leydesdorff.net/th9/ST-018)

Awards & Achievements

  1. 1st prizefor research presentation at the XXI Annual Conference of North Zone Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (NZ IAPSM-2017), PGIMER Chandigarh, India

Additional Information

Professional Service and Memberships

  1. NSSI BARC Mumbai


‘Engineering Asset Management’ at the International Summer and Winter Term, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, IndiaJune 09-20, 2014

‘Sustainable Development: From Principles to Implementation’,at the Vinod Gupta School of Management, IIT Kharagpur, India, May 23-28, 2016.

‘Healthcare Operations and Innovation’ at the Global Initiative for Academic Networks (GAIN),Rajendra Mishra School of Engineering Entrepreneurship, IIT Kharagpur, India, June
06-17, 2016


Courses Taught at UG / PG / PhD
1. Entrepreneurship