Naushita Sharma

Naushita Sharma

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Water Energy Nexus Analysis

Naushita Sharma is a Postdoctoral Research Associate with the Manufacturing Energy Efficiency Research & Analysis (MEERA) Group at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). She obtained her PhD in Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering from Arizona State University in 2021. She spent two years in the engineering consulting as a Water Resources Engineer at Jacobs Engineering Group in Denver, CO prior to moving to Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Her research focuses on understanding the occurrence and treatment of emerging water contaminants and water quality monitoring relevant to water and wastewater utilities and regulatory agencies. Her work in the diverse areas has resulted in over 15 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Interests: Water and Energy Nexus, Big Data Modeling and Analysis, Climate Sustainability and Resiliency Planning, Diversity & Inclusion 
Analytical Skills: Alternative Water and Energy Resource Scenario, Statistical Survey Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Consumer Product Perception Surveys, Water Quality, Costs, Process Hydraulic 
Tools: Geographic Information System (GIS), Python, MS Office, MATLAB, OriginPro, ExtendSim, SUMO

Water Resources Engineer (2021 - 2023) | Jacobs Engineering Group

Faculty Associate (2023) | Arizona State University

Adjunct Faculty (2022) | City College of New York

Ph.D. (2021) | Environmental Engineering | School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment, Arizona State University

M.S. (2018) | Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering | School of Sustainable Engineering and The Built Environment, Arizona State University

B.Tech. (2017) | Mechanical Engineering | 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology

Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Ion Chromatography