Dr. Avinash Sharma

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Education History

  • BS Electrical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • MS Electrical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D Electrical Engineering, George Washington University

Work Experience

Senior Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Publications

A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, M. Kurum, P. O'Neill, M.H. Cosh, "L-Band radar modeling of a corn canopy over a full growing season", IEEE Transactions Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 2020

Y. Zhou, A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, M. Kurum, P. O'Neill, M.H. Cosh, "The backscattering contributions of soybean pods at L-band", Journal: Remote Sensing of the Environment, 2020

A. Sharma and J.T. Will, "Minimizing scattering from a densely packed antenna boom on the Europa Clipper Spacecraft", IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2020

A. Sharma, C. Carpenter and J. Dennison, "Surface roughness effects on additively manufactured aluminum Ka-band waveguide", IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2020

A. Sharma, Y. Zhou, "Low-loss RF power combiner using rectangular air-coaxial structures", Microwave Technology and Techniques Workshop, ESA-ESTEC, 2019

J. Dennison, A. Sharma, S. Cheng, D. Caughran, "An Adaptable, Low Phase Noise Space Qualified Voltage Controlled Oscillator Design Using Discrete Components", Microwave Technology and Techniques Workshop, ESA-ESTEC, 2019

R. H. Lang, A. Sharma and M. Cosh, "Scattering from a layer of vegetation: Enhancement effects," 2017 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Fort Worth, TX, 2017, pp. 1419-1421.

A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, M. Kurum, P. O'Neill, M. Cosh, "Variations in Backscatter over a Corn Canopy's Growing Season", URSI General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, 2017

A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, Antenna Beamwidth Effect in Detecting Microwave Enhanced Backscatter in a Layer of Vegetation, USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, 2017

A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, Small Scale Surface Roughness Effects on Enhanced Backscatter from a Layer of Vegetation, USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting, 2017

A. Sharma, R.H. Lang, A Low Profile Broadband UHF Canted Turnstile Antenna Phasing Network, IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2017

A. Sharma, R.K. Stilwell, 3-D Printed Waveguide-Fed X-Band Helix Antenna Array, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2016

A. Sharma, R.K. Stilwell, P.M. Malouf, Antenna Scattering Measurements using a Scaled 3-D Printed Spacecraft Model, IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, 2016

A. Sharma, M.A. Angert, et. al, Ka-Band I/Q Modulator Multi-Chip Module for High Data Rate Communications, IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2011

Daniel Matlin, A. Sharma et. al, Development of a Flight Qualified Ka-band Multi-chip Module for the Solar Probe Plus Mission, IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2017

A. Sharma, S. Cheng, et. al,High Efficiency 25 Watt GaN X-Band SSPA for Deep Space Missions, IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2017

R. Hearty, A. Sharma, et. al, UHF Telecommunications Design for an Asteroid Lander Mission Concept, IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2017

Asteroid in Situ Exploration Using Planetary Object Geophysical Observer (POGO), IEEE Aerospace Conference, 2016

A. Sharma, Predict Resonances of Shielded PCBs, Part 1, Microwaves and RF, July 2007

A. Sharma, Predict Resonances of Shielded PCBs, Part 2, Microwaves and RF, August 2007

D. Srinivasan, M. Angert, M. Ballarotto, S. Berman, M. Bray, R. Garvey, D. Hahne, C. Haskins, J. Porter, R. Schulze, C. Scott, A. Sharma, and C. Sheldon, "The Radio Frequency Telecommunications System for the NASA Europa Clipper Mission," International Astronautical Congress, September 2017

A. Sharma, Y. Zhou, R.H. Lang, M. Kurum, P.E. O'Neill, Modeling the scattering contributions of soybean pods and corn cobs, URSI AT-RASC 2018

Professional Organizations

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
International Union of Radio Science (URSI)