Sudhir Sharma obtained master's (MSc Physics and MTech Materials) from Department of Physics, Barkatullah University (formerly Bhopal University) Bhopal, India. Sharma received PhD in development of shape memory micro-actuators at Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc. Bangalore), India. As post-doctoral fellow, he joined Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CENSE), IISc. His research interest includes implementation of supercritical technologies for nanoparticle synthesis, Smart materials for micro-sensors and actuators, MEMS/NEMS and micro/nano-fabrications, vacuum science, and thin film technology.