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Adrija Sharma

Adrija Sharma

Research Assistant Professor


Research Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Research Instructor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Tenessee Knoxville

Project Engineer, R&D, Stone India Ltd., Kolkata, India

5th Engineering Officer, Merchant Navy, Shipping Corporation of India Ltd., Mumbai, India

Engineer Trainee, Small Industrial Boilers, Thermax India Ltd., Pune, India


PhD 2008, The University of Tennessee

MS 2005, The University of Tennessee

BE 1999, Jadavpur University, India

Professional Service

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association for Orthopedic Surgeons
  • International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty
  • Reviewer for Journal of Biomechanics
  • Reviewer for Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
  • Reviewer for Journal for Orthopedic Research

Awards and Recognitions

  • John Insall Award, Knee Society Proceedings, 2010
  • Best Student Biomechanics Paper Award, ISTA, Kyoto, Japan, 2005
  • Best Scientific Exhibit Award, AAOS, Washington DC, 2005


Sharma A, Dennis DA, Zingde SM, Mahfouz MR, Komistek RD: “Femoral Condylar Contact Points Start and Remain Posterior in High Flexing Patients”. J Arthroplasty 2014; 29(5): 945-949.

Nakamura S, Sharma A, Ito H, Nakamura K, Komistek RD: “In vivo Femoro-Tibial Kinematic Analysis of a Tri-Condylar Total Knee Prosthesis”. Clin Biomech 2014; 29(4): 400-405.

Nakamura S, Sharma A, Nakamura K, Ikeda N, Singde SM Komistek RD: “Can Post-Cam Function be Replaced by Addition of a Third Condyle in PS TKA?” J Arthroplasty 2014; 29(9): 1871-1876.

Lacour MT, Sharma A, Carr CB, Komistek RD, Dennis DA: “Confirmation of Long-term In Vivo Bearing Mobility in Eight Rotating-platform TKAs.” Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014; 472: 2766-2773.

Nakamura S, Sharma A, Kobayashi M, Ito H, Nakamura K, Zingde SM, Nakamura T, Komistek RD: “3D In Vivo Femoro-Tibial Kinematics of Tri-condylar Total Knee Arthroplasty during Kneeling Activities”. The Knee 2014; 21(1): 162-167.

Zingde SM, Leszko F, Sharma A, Mahfouz MR, Komistek RD, Dennis DA: “In Vivo Determination of Cam-Post Engagement in Fixed and Mobile-bearing TKA”. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2014; 472(1): 254-262.

Adrija Sharma

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