Mechanical Engineering

Faculty & Staff


Department of Mechanical Engineering
N207 Engineering Building 1,
Houston, TX 77204-4006
Phone: 713-743-4500
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Dr. Pradeep Sharma

M.D. Anderson Chair Professor & Department Chair

Office Location: N233

Phone: 713-743-4502   |   Fax: 713-743-4503

Email: psharma [at] uh [dot] edu

Website: Dr. Pradeep Sharma’s Group

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park

Research Interests

Theoretical and computational materials science, physics of nanostructures and nanomaterials, atomistic simulations, flexoelectricity, nanoscale piezoelectricity, electromechanical behavior of biological membranes, size-dependent elasticity, micromechanics of defects and inclusions, homogenization, coupling between quantum and solid mechanics, high temperature mechanical behavior of materials, energy storage

Engineering Applications

Where ever materials are used...