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Professor Om Kumar Harsh

Professor Om Kumar Harsh

Ph.D. (Computer Science, Australia), D.Sc.(Semiconductor Plasma Physics India), Master of Computing (Computing-IT, Australia)
Pro-Vice Chancellor & Dean of Technology
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Semiconductor Plasma Physics, Agra University


D.Sc. (Higher Doctorate)

Semiconductor Plasma Physics, Kanpur University



Computer Science, University of New England


M.Comp. (Computing-IT)

University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia


M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering- by Research)

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia


Graduate Certificate (Equivalent to Post-Graduate) in Chemical Instrumentations

Sydney Institute of Technology


M.Sc. (Physics) Specialization in Microwave Electronics

Dungar College, Bikaner, Rajasthan University


B.Sc. (Phys, Chem, Maths)

Dungar College, Bikaner, Rajasthan University


Professional (Teaching/Research) Experience

Dean (R & D), Rayat -Bahra University, Mohali (January 2015- July 2015)

Group Director, Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology and its associated group (Aug 2013 – Dec 2014)

Director, Hindustan College of Engineering and Technology, Mathura (July 2011 – June 2013)

Faculty, Computer Science & IT, Gulf Countries (Oman and Dubai) (2005-2008)

Research Person, University of New England, Armidale, Australia (April 2005 - Oct 2005).

Professor & Dean, ECMIT, Dubai, affiliated to US Champlain College (Sept 2003-March 2005)

Faculty, Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia (2001- 2003)

Faculty, Information Technology, Monash University, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia (Jan 2001 - Aug 2001)

Faculty, Information Technology Martins College Sydney, Australia (July 2000- Nov 2000)

Faculty, Information Technology Faculty Astral College, Sydney, Australia (Jan 2000- July 2000).

Faculty, Physics, Feroze Gandhi College, Rae Bareli (November 1981 - July 1994)

Post-doctoral Research Fellow (CSIR), Lucknow University (March 1980 - Feb 1981)

Post-doctoral research Fellow, I.T. BHU and IIT Delhi (Feb 1981 - Nov 1981) Involved in part of CSIR fellowship and IIT Delhi Energy studies grants.

Research Scholar at Agra/Lucknow Universities in the Solid State Plasma Physics (including CSIR Senior Research Fellow from Dec 1977 to Feb 1980 (Aug 1975 - Feb 1980)

Research Interest

1. Software Engineering

2. Knowledge Engineering/ Knowledge Management

3. Information Systems

4. Semiconductor Plasma/Condensed Matter Physics

5. Learning

Select Publications in Journals

Software Engineering/Information Systems:

1. Component Based Explicit Reuse. Engineering Letters, 13:1, EL_13_1_4 (Advance online publication: 4 May 2006) O.K. Harsh and A.S. M. Sajeev (Hongkong)

2. Knowledge Intensive Environment and Data, Information and Knowledge & Reuse Management Techniques. Published in J of Knowledge Management Practice. O.K. Harsh Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, Vol. 9, No. 3, 2008

3. "Three Dimensional Knowledge Management and Explicit Knowledge Reuse", Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, Vol. 10 No. 2, 2009. O.K. Harsh Available at:

4. Software Management and Reuse: Knowledge Perspective, O. K. Harsh and Sanjeev Sharma, International Journal of Software and Web Sciences (IJSWS), 3(1), pp. 50-53, December, 2012-February, 2013.

5. A Self Review and External Review Model for Teaching and Assessing Novice Programmers. Sohail Iqbal and O. K. Harsh, International Journal of Information and Education Technology, Vol. 3, No. 2, April 2013.

6. Qualitative Knowledge Management and Reuse in Software Engineering Environment, O. K. Harsh and Rainu Banga, International Journal of Software and Web Sciences (IJSWS), 6(1), pp. 14-17, September -November, 2013.

7. Involvement of Tacit and Explicit Knowledge and its Management during Qualitative Learning in a Software Engineering Environment. O. K. Harsh, International Journal of Software and Web Sciences (IJSWS), ISSN (Print): 2279-0063, ISSN (Online): 2279-0071, Issue 7, Volume 1 & 2, December 2013-February-2014.

8. Mobile devices supported learning for novice programmers, Sohail Iqbal, O. K. Harsh and Morshed U. Choudhary, ISBN: 978-1-4673-5093-8, ©2013 IEEE, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on e-Learning and e-Technologies, pp. 277-282, IEEE, Piscataway, N.J.

9. Data, Information and Knowledge & Reuse Management Techniques, O. K. Harsh, Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, Proceedings of World Congress of Engineering, 2007, Vol 01, WCE, London, U. K July 2- 4, 2007.

10. Role of Knowledge Reusability in Technological Environment during Learning. O. K. Harsh, (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications,Vol. 5, No. 8, 2014.

Semi Conductor Plasma Physics/Condensed Matter Physics

1. Chemical shifts of the X-ray L-absorption edges of Pb and Bi. Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) (West Germany) 91, K169 (1979). K.S. Srivastava, O.K.Harsh and V. Kumar

2. X-ray K-absorption Edge shifts in Transition elements. J.Phys. Chem. Solids 40, 489 (1979). (UK) K.S.Srivastava, R.L.Shrivastava, O.K. Harsh and V.Kumar

3. Double Plasmon high energy satellites in the X-ray emission spectra of metals. Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 104, K35 (1981) (West Germany). K.S.Srivastava and O.K. Harsh

4. Dispersion relation and relative intensity of double plasmon satellites. J. Eelctron Spectroscopy 22, 347 (1981) (The Netherlands). K.S.Srivastava, S.Singh and O.K. Harsh

5. X-ray K or L-absoption edge shifts in metals and their compounds. Ind. J. P. And Appld. Phys. 19, 398 (1981). K.S.Srivastava, V.Kumar and O.K.Harsh

6. High energy double plasmon satellite in the K X-ray emission spectra of Cr and Fe. Curr. Sci. 50, 795 (1981) (Banglore). K.S. Srivastava, O.K.Harsh, V. Kumar, M. Hussain and S.Singh

7. Low energy plasmon satellites in the X-ray emission spectra of metals. Jr. Electron Spectroscopy 25, 211 (1982) (The Netherlands). K.S.Srivastava, S.Singh, P.Gupta and O.K.Harsh

8. Zero point plasma oscillations in Mn and its compounds. Physica 142 B, 55 (1986) (The Netherlands). O.K.Harsh, J.P.Goel and K.S.srivastava

9. Expression for the total number of electrons participating in plasma oscillationsin the metals. Physica 144 B, 190 (1987) (The Netherlands). J.P.Goel, O.K.Harsh and K.S.Srivastava.

10. Double plasmon oscillations during X-ray emission. Physica 145 B, 45 (1987) (The Netherlands) . O.K.Harsh and B.K.Agarwal

11. Surface plasmon dispersion relation for a plane bounded electron gas. Physica 144B, 144 (1987) (The Netherlands) . O.K.Harsh and B.K.Agarwal

12. Effect of geometry on the collective oscillations in the X-ray absorption specta of various metals-compounds. Physica 151 B, 509 (1988) (The Netherlands). B.K. Agarwal and O.K.Harsh

13. Surface plasmon dispersion relation in the X-ray emission spectra of semi-Infinite rectangular metal bounded by a plane. Physica (The Netherlands). 150 B, 378 (1988,) O.K.Harsh and B.K.Agarwal

14. Surface plasmom dispersion for the inhomogeneous charge density medium. Phys. Rev. B 39, 8150 (1989) (USA). O.K.Harsh and B.K.Agarwal

15. Surface plasmom dispersion relation for Normal and Tengential modes. Physica 170 A, 673 (1991) (The Netherlands). O.K.Harsh, S.P.Godia and B.K.Agarwal

16. Plasmon excitations during X-ray Raman scattering. Orient. J. Chem. 9, 97 (1993) (India). B.K.Agarwal, O.K.Harsh, Y.Sharma and S.P.Godia

17. Cylndrical surface and interface plasmons. Ind. J. P. and appld. Phys. 32, 45 (1994) (New Delhi). O.K.Harsh, T.Dhar, Y.sharma and S.P.Godia

18. Study of behaviour of electron gas. Ind. J. P. and Appld. Phys. 68A (6), 579 (1994) (New Delhi). O.K.Harsh, T.Dhar and S.P.Godia

19. Surface plasmon satellite in the X-ray emission spectra of Magnesium. J. Phys. Chem. Solids 558, 1433 (1997) (UK). O.K.Harsh

Academic and Professional Affiliations

Memberships (Academic Organisations)

Ø Rio´s International Scientific council

Ø The Computational Social Science Society of America

Ø Association of Engineering

Ø International Forum of Educational Technology & Society

Ø Knowledge Board

Ø Institute for Professional Learning

Ex Memberships (Professional Bodies)

Ø Atomic and Molecular Physics of India

Ø Indian Science Congress Association

Ø American Computing Machinery

Total papers published in reputed Journals/Presented

a) In journals Over 57

b) Conference proceedings/Presented44

Overall Teaching/Research/Industrial Experience: 38 years

Some Important Awards

A. Awarded most promising College award by Hon’ble Shashi Tharoor due to outstanding achievements.

B. Awarded most prestigious “Rashtriya Gaurav Award” which was conferred on Aug 29, 2012 in New Delhi by India International Friendship Society.

C. Awarded “Best Citizens of India” award by International Publishing House in recognition of exceptional caliber and outstanding performance.

Executive Summary

Prof Om Kumar Harsh is having vast Qualifications and Experience. He has 17 years experience of foreign countries including majority of experience of Australia. Overall Prof Harsh has 38 years of Academic, Research and related Experience.

Prof Harsh is an Associate Member of Rio´s International Scientific Council and former faculty Member of University of South Australia; Charles Sturt University (Martin College); University of New England Australia; Monash University Malaysia and Kanpur University. Prof Harsh has also worked as Dean and Professor of Computer Science at American institute (Champlan College), Dubai. In addition, he worked as post-doctoral research fellow at Lucknow University and IT (BHU). He has been the Director of National Service Scheme.

Prof Harsh worked with five internationally reputed personalities like Prof Martin Green, Director of Special Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney; Late Prof Bipin Kumar Agarwal (Former Head of Physics Department, Allahbad University); Late Prof R. N. Singh (Former Director of IT, BHU); Prof K. S. Srivastava (former Professor at Lucknow University) and Prof A. S. M. Sajeev (Former Head of IT/Computer Science and Presently the Academic Director at RMIT, Sydney).

One of his important achievements came when in a ceremony at the Kanpur University ex-President of India and sitting Vice-President, Prof K. R. Narayanan, awarded first Doctor of Science degree of Kanpur University to Prof Harsh in 1990.