Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Hom Sharma

Research Scientist
Materials Science Division

 +1 925-423-5368

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering
University of Connecticut
B.S. Chemical Engineering
University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

Reactive transport, kinetic and microkinetic modeling, chemical compatibility and aging of materials, and Computational materials science

Honors and Awards

  • Doctoral dissertation fellowship, UCONN 2014
  • US-EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship 2012
  • US Department of Education GAANN fellowship, UCONN 2011 – 2012
  • Pre Doctoral Fellowship, UCONN 2010
  • University Scholar, UNH 2010
  • University Smart Grant, UNH 2009
  • Shuttleworth Endowed Scholarship, UNH 2008
  • TAU-BETA-PI engineering honor society 2008

Selected (Recent) Publications

Sharma H. N. and McLean, W. and Maxwell, R. S. and Dinh, L. N., The moisture outgassing kinetics of a silica reinforced polydimethylsiloxane, J. Phys. Chem. 2016, 145, 114905.

Sharma H, Sharma V, Mhadeshwar A, Ramprasad R.Why Pt survives but Pd suffers from Sox poisoning?, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6, 1140-1148.

Sharma H, Sharma V, and Huan TD, Exploring PtSO4 Mystery: an evolutionary algorithm based investigation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 18146-18151.!divMetrics

Sharma H, Sharma V, Hamzehlouyan T, Epling W, Mhadeshwar A, Ramprasad R. SOx oxidation kinetics on Pt(111) and Pd(111): first-principles computations meet microkinetic modeling. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014, 118, 69346940.

Guo Y, Ren Z, Xiao W, Liu CH, Sharma H, Gao H. Y, Mhadeshwar , A, and Gao P.X. Robust 3-D configurated metal oxide nano-array based monolithic catalysts with ultrahigh materials usage efficiency and catalytic performance tunability. Nano Energy, 2013, 2, 873-881.

Sharma H, Mhadeshwar A. A detailed microkinetic model for diesel engine emissions oxidation on platinum based diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC). App. Catal. B: Env. 2012, 127, 190-204.

Sharma H, Pahalagedara L, Joshi A, Suib SL, Mhadeshwar AB. Experimental study of carbon black and diesel engine soot oxidation kinetics using thermogravimetric analysis. Energy Fuels. 2012, 26, 5613-5625.

Pahalagedara L, Sharma H, Kuo C, Dharmarathna L, Joshi A, Suib S, Mhadeshwar A. Structure and oxidation activity correlations for carbon blacks and diesel Soot. Energy Fuels. 2012; 26, 6757-6764.

Book Chapter (peer Reviewed)

Sharma H, Suib S, Mhadeshwar A, Interactions of sulfur oxides with diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs), In: Novel Materials for Catalysis and Fuels Processing, (Ed. Juan J. Bravo-Suarez, Michelle K. Kidder, Viviane Schwartz), American Chemical Society Publications, 2013, Vol. 1132, Chapter 5, pp 117-155.

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