Virender K. Sharma

Lecture title: Ferrites in Sustianable Energy and Environmental Remediation: Mössbauer Spectroscopy Characterization.

Virender K. Sharma received his Ph.D. from Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Florida. 

His postdoctoral work was at SUNY, Buffalo and Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York.  He is currently a professor at Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and a director of Program for Water Sustainability and Public Health Research, School of Public Health at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. 

His research focuses on fundamental chemistry and environmental applications of iron-based species and understanding formation mechanism, fate, and toxicity of natural nanoparticles. 

He has published more than 230 peer-reviewed journal publications and 50 book chapters. 

He has also authored and edited seven books. One of the co-edited books was on Applications of Mossbauer Spectroscopy in Chemistry, Biology, Nanotechnology, and Industry.