Manupriya Sharma, PhD
Manupriya Sharma is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics where she teaches Mechanics, Electromagnetics and Optics.
Manupriya Sharma received her B.S. (1999), M.S. (2001), B.Ed. (2002) and Ph.D. (2007) in Physics from Guru Nanak Dev University in India. During her undergraduate and graduate years, she was recognized by the university for academic excellence and awarded a Gold Medal. Manupriya was also awarded special commendation for excellence in Science and Mathematics teaching aids and methodologies as part of her B.Ed.
Scholarly and Creative Work
Manupriya’s Ph.D thesis focused on synthesis and characterization of silicate, borate and phosphate glasses. Her research interests include biomedical applications of anti-bacterial ceramics and glasses.
Manupriya enjoys teaching fundamental Physics concepts and problem solving skills to both Physics and non-Physics majors.
During her teaching in India, she designed and taught various courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including: Engineering Physics, Engineering Mechanics, and Electromagnetic Field Theory, Solid State Physics, Material Characterization Techniques, Nanosensor and Devices, Microwave Theory, Physics and Chemistry of Solids as well as Communication Systems.
In the United States, she has taught courses in Mechanics and Physical Science at City College and Miramar College. Manupriya enjoys volunteering and working with younger students as well, teaching them fundamental mathematics and analytical skills.