Early Academic Pursuits:
Dr. Madhuben Sharma began her academic journey by earning a B.Sc. in Botany, Zoology & Chemistry from S.D. College, Panipat, affiliated to Kurukshetra University, in 2000. She further pursued an M.Sc. in Environmental Science from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, India, in 2002. Her early academic interests laid the foundation for her future contributions to the field of environmental science.
After completing her academic qualifications, Her embarked on a career dedicated to environmental science and sustainability. She held various teaching positions at institutes such as Lingaya’s University, Faridabad, Arya Kanya (P.G.) College Shahabad Markanda, Kurukshetra, and I.B. College Panipat. Notably, she served as a Junior Research Fellow at the Centre for Occupational Environmental and Health in New Delhi, working on environmental health studies.
Contributions and Research Focus:
Her significant contributions revolve around surface water quality monitoring, water quality index, and water quality modeling. Her doctoral research, titled "Surface Water Quality Assessment Of Major Water Bodies in the Himalayan Region," conducted at TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, showcased her commitment to environmental research.
As an Assistant Professor at the University of Petroleum And Energy Studies, Dehradun, she has continued her research, including projects like "Water Quality assessment of river Yamuna, Uttarakhand." Her expertise extends to areas such as occupational health and safety, as evidenced by her certification in the field.
Accolades and Recognition:
Her academic prowess is underscored by her qualification in the University Grant Commission National Eligibility Test (NET) in Environmental Science in 2005. Additionally, her role as the Technical Manager of the NABL accredited Environmental Engineering Lab at the University of Petroleum And Energy Studies reflects her recognition in the academic and research community.
Impact and Influence:
Her influence is evident in her role as a coordinator in the academic monitoring committee, an activity coordinator for M.Tech Health, Safety and Environment, and an internal auditor for the University ISO 14001 team. Her leadership positions demonstrate her impact on the academic and administrative aspects of her institution.
Legacy and Future Contributions:
Through her extensive publication record in reputable journals and active participation in conferences and seminars, Her established a legacy of scholarly contributions to the field of environmental science. Her commitment to sustainable development and water quality assessment serves as a model for future researchers and educators in the field. As she continues her journey, her legacy is likely to expand through ongoing research, mentorship, and academic leadership.