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Rahul Sharma


Seeking the opportunity to pursue a career where I can apply my skills, acquire new competencies and contribute towards the growth of the organization.  



B.Eng, Electronics and Instrumentation

BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore

CGPA 9.15/10, Department Rank 3



Delhi Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi




St. Montfort Sr. Sec. School, Roorkee

CGPA 9.4/10

Positions Held/Work History

Aug 2014Present



The International Society of Automation (ISA) is a leading non-profit organization that sets the standards for automation globally. My role includes taking initiatives in bridging the gap between academia and industry along with creating awareness regarding ISA standards and protocols used in industrial automation.

Oct 2012Present

Founder and President

BMSCE Pentagram

Pentagram —  the Mathematics Society of BMSCE, was founded to inculcate and promote higher mathematics among the students and give them a common platform to share their knowledge, from both inside and outside the curriculum.

Feb 2014Apr 2015


BMSCE IEEE Student Branch

Led a team of 250+ active IEEE members, taking initiatives in bringing engineering closer to the students by the means of workshops and colloquiums. Initiated weekly programs and special interest groups (SIGs) in varied disciplines to help them nurture their passion for technology.

Jul 2013Aug 2013

Technology Evangelist

Function Space, inc

Function Space is a collaborative learning network for students and researchers. My role included developing content in math, physics and helping the company expand its presence in the social media. 


1. Development of an integrated mood based home automation system using Viola Jones object detection framework, National Instruments NIyantra Design Contest, 2014.

2. Prototyping of a Smart Fetal ECG Acquisition and Analysis System (SFAAS) to monitor the health of the foetus and provide its diagnostics. 

3.  Developing a low cost railway fire safety system using thermopiles and LabVIEW. 

4.  Designing an ultrasonic sensor based smart fan using Maximum Length Sequence (MLS) diffusers which automatically regulates its intensity depending upon the location of the occupant in the room.  

5. Building up obstacle avoiding and maze solving autonomous robots using Arduino microcontroller. 


1.  Rahul Sharma,  Ramya Ullagaddimath,  Amit Baran Roy,  Apratim Halder,  Veena Hegde, "Optical Theremin
based True Random Number Generation (TRNG) System", 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Emerging Topics in Circuits and Systems (SET-CAS'15), Cochin.

2.  Rahul Sharma,  Rohini Vaidya, "Customized Data Acquisition System Board using LabVIEW", International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 4, Issue 04, pp. 617-619.

3.  Amit Baran Roy,  Apratim Halder,  Rahul Sharma, Veena Hegde, "A Novel Concept of Smart Headphones using Active Noise Cancellation and Speech Recognition", 2015 IEEE International Conference on Smart Technologies and Management for Computing, Communication, Controls, Energy and Materials (ICSTM), Chennai, pp. 408-413.

Awards & Accolades 

  • Represented India at the IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Congress, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2015.
  • International Society for Automation (ISA) Award for Outstanding Section Leader of the Year, 2015.
  • Award for Outstanding Student Volunteer in IEEE Bangalore Section, 2015.
  • Finalist, NASA Tech Briefs Design the Future Contest, 2015.
  • Runner Up, Paper Presentation Contest, Aavishkaar 2015, M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore.
  • All India Rank 87, IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition in association with HackerRank, 2014.
  • Successfully completed Core 1 and 2 training in LabVIEW conducted by National Instruments, KEC Erode, 2014.
  • Won the first prize for developing an autonomous navigation robot, a contest by International Society for Automation (ISA) - Bangalore Section, 2013.
  • Awarded Certificate of Merit by Royal Australian Chemical Institute in the Senior Division, 2012.
  • Consistently been in top ranks throughout academic life.


Programming Languages: C, C++, VHDL, Verilog
Development Software: LabVIEW, MATLAB, Keil, TI Code Composer Studio
Independent Coursework: Machine Learning (Stanford University/Coursera), Embedded System(UT Austin 6.01/edX) 
Miscellaneous: MS Office, Adobe CS(Photoshop, Muse, After Effects), familiar with Windows, Mac and Linux platforms

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Gold Medal, Table-Tennis, 36th Annual Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Sports Meet, Dehradun Region.
  • Captain, Under-17 Basketball Team, St. Montfort Sr. Sec. School, Roorkee.
  • Performed diverse on-stage plays in Hindi, English and Sanskrit languages as a part of the dramatics society,  St. Montfort Sr. Sec. School, Roorkee.
  • Proven track record in Taekwondo (Green Belt), a martial art form, by securing medals at the state level (New Delhi). 

Community Service

  •  Organized awareness program on  Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) and Swine Flu Prevention for the local community, Bangalore, 2015.
  • Taught basic mathematics and science to children from underdeveloped sections of the society at Prathmikshala, Harijan Ward, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh, 2014.
  • Developed course material in math and science along with the faculty of Mahila Mandali School, NR Colony, Bangalore as a part of IEEE Teachers in Service Program (TISP), 2013.