Dr. Tushar Sharma
6050 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
- Software engineering
- Applied machine learning for software engineering
- Software maintenance and evolution
- Software code quality and refactoring
- Mining software repositories
Tushar Sharma is an assistant professor at Dalhousie University, Canada. The topics related to software design and architecture, refactoring, software quality (specifically code and design quality), and technical debt define his career interests. He earned PhD from Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece with a specialization in software engineering in May 2019. Earlier, he obtained an MS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, India.
His professional experience includes working with Siemens Research (formally, Siemens Technology), Charlotte, USA for approximately two years (2019-2021) as well as Siemens Corporate Technology, Bangalore, India for more than seven years (2008-2015). He was the principal investigator for MINDSIGHT team of DARPA AMP program consisting of researchers from Siemens, JHU/APL, BAE systems, and UC Irvine. He co-authored Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and two Oracle Java certification books.
He has founded and developed Designite which is a software design quality assessment tool used by many practitioners and researchers worldwide. He is an IEEE Senior Member.