Dr Vigya Sharma

Lecturer in Humanitarian Engin

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
+61 7 334 67725



  • PhD, The University of Adelaide
  • Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor of Technology, Kurukshetra University


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Sharma, Vigya (2017). Mining and climate change: current linkages and challenges for the future. In Terry O’Callaghan and Geordan Graetz (Ed.), Mining in the Asia-Pacific: Risks, Challenges and Opportunities (pp. 301-320) Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-61395-6_18

  • Sharma, Vigya (2016). Human security for Mongolian herders: evolving risks and opportunities. In Kamrul Hossain and Anna Petrétei (Ed.), Understanding the many faces of human security: perspectives of northern Indigenous peoples (pp. 230-250) Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Nijhoff. doi:10.1163/9789004314399_015

  • Smith, Timothy F., Choy, Darryl Low, Thomsen, Dana C., Serrao-Neumann, Silvia, Crick, Florence, Sano, Marcello, Richards, Russell, Harman, Ben, Baum, Scott, Myers, Stephen, Sharma, Vigya, Bussey, Marcus, Matthews, Julie, Roiko, Anne and Carter, R. W. (2014). Adapting Australian coastal regions to climate change: a case study of South East Queensland. In Bruce C. Glavovic, Mick Kelly, Robert Kay and Ailbhe Travers (Ed.), Climate change and the coast: building resilient communities (pp. 269-284) Boca Raton, FL, United States: CRC Press. doi:10.1201/b18053

  • Sharma, Vigya and Sarker, Tapan (2013). Sustainable resource development in Asia: challenges and opportunities. In Moazzem Hossain, Tapan Sarker and Malcolm McIntosh (Ed.), The Asian Century, Sustainable Growth and Climate Change (pp. 225-252) Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar. doi:10.4337/9781781005750

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor