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Sharma, Vivek, Ph.D.

Sharma, Vivek, Ph.D.

Position
Assistant Professor

Contact
Office: 2-135 Lee Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3885
Email: viveks@clemson.edu

Education
Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Project Management)

Curriculum Vitae

Certifications/Licenses
LEED AP, Registered Architect - COA India, OSHA 10

Bio
Dr. Vivek Sharma is an Assistant Professor at Clemson University and an Accounts Manager for National Health Care Facility Benchmarking Program. Dr. Vivek Sharma is focused on benchmarking and project analytics-based healthcare research that advances capital project performance assessment. He is also interested in conducting healthcare research in a more holistic way to explore the impact of early programmatic and design decisions on facilities and patient outcomes. Dr. Vivek Sharma helped develop and implement an external Healthcare Benchmarking Program for the healthcare construction industry and Construction Industry Institute (CII) funded by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) / Military Health System (MHS). And, now as an account manager at Clemson University for a project funded by CII that includes working with healthcare industry partners such as Kaiser Permanente, HCA, Adventist, AECOM, etc. to build a robust healthcare database. In addition, he is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers (ASHE – since 2016), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE – Since 2018). He chairs Deployment (Healthcare Benchmarking and Professional Development) sub-committee under the Facilities and Healthcare Sector Committee for the Construction Industry Institute (CII) at the University of Texas, Austin.

His industry experience includes working for Kitchell Contractors in project management. Vivek holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Project Management) from The University of Texas at Austin, a Master's in Science at Arizona State University (Del. E. Webb School of Construction), and a bachelor's degree in Architecture from NIT Raipur, India.