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Dr. (Mrs.) Vinny Sharma

Assistant Professor

Dr. (Mrs.) Vinny Sharma is an Assistant Professor, Forensic Science, School of Biomedical Sciences, at Galgotias University, India. She is also Python – Certified, LaTeX – Certified, Ph.D. She is also an appointed Innovation Ambassador, Galgotias University, for Institute Innovation Cell an initiative of Ministry of Education, Govt of India. She is also heading the IIC-Galgotias University. She has over a decade experience in the field of Forensic Science and has been training not only students but also the Law enforcement officers of India and Abroad in her forensic journey. She was also a visiting faculty at prestigious institutes and universities in India. Along with this she has also provided her useful service as Expert Evidence in different Court of Laws, India. She is also the founding member of Forensis Agora – Forensic Society of Galgotias University and Forensis Cyberdost Cell, Galgotias University.

She is a member of various organizations: Editorial Board, Indian-Botanist, Indian Botanists Blog-o-Journal, India, Member, EPg-Pathshala Project, MHRD, Govt. of India, Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Forensic Science, Red flower publication, India, Advisory Board member, Criminological Research And Development Organization, India (established under Indian Trust Act, 1882, ISO 9001:2015 certified).

She has published more than 100 research papers in National and International journals/ magazines/ newspapers. She has also been invited as speaker, guest speaker and keynote speaker in various national and international conferences and webinars. She has 2 patent credited to her. 

She has been awarded with Honorary Membership of Criminological Research And Development Organization, India (established under Indian Trust Act, 1882, ISO 9001:2015 certified). She has also done her training on Stakeholder Engagement for the Implantation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC) organized by UNODC (United Nations Office on Drug and Crime. 

She has been actively working as a counselor for survivors of sexual assault specially with the teenagers. She is an activist working against cyberbullying. She is working with various forensic science and criminological associations for spreading awareness against cyber crime and cyber-bullying.



Experience

Total experience

11 years

Teaching

8.8 years

Research

2 years

Industry

  1. years



Qualification

  • Ph.D. (Forensic Science) 2022 – Division of Forensic Science, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University. Topic- “Handwriting Accents – To Reveal Cultural Identity of Author.”
  • M. Sc. (Forensic Science) 2011- LNJN, National Institute of Forensic Science and Criminology, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. 
  • B. Sc. (Applied Life Sciences) 2009- Kalindi College,University of Delhi

Award & Recognition

Awards Received

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Awarded Honorary Membership of Criminological Research And Development Organization, India (established under Indian Trust Act, 1882, ISO 9001:2015 certified)

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Awarded with Academic Excellence Award at Forensic Science workshop held on 10-11 April 2023, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India for contribution in the field of Forensic Science

3

Awarded Women Researcher Award, 2022, INSO, Coimbatore, India 

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Awarded Best Researcher Award, 2022, AFRS, Madhya Pradesh, India

5

Pre-screening Evaluator, Smart India Hackathon 2022, jointly organized Ministry of Education and AICTE.

6

Mentored team into finals of TOYCATHON 2021, jointly organized Ministry of Education and AICTE.

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Mentored the team into winning Smart India Hackathon 2022, jointly organized Ministry of Education and AICTE. (social media category)

8

1st prize in oral presentation at 4th national forensic conference – forensic tech 2020, organized by FICS, Noida, India, 27th Feb 2020

9

UGC-NET qualified JUNE 2011

Memberships in Professional Bodies/Advisory Board Member

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Name of the Professional Body/Board

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Member, Editorial Board, Indian-Botanist, Indian Botanists Blog-o-Journal, India. http://www.indianbotanists.com

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Member, EPg-Phatshala Project, MHRD, Govt. of India

3

Member, Editorial Board, International journal of forensic science, Red flower publication, India

4

Advisory Board member, Criminological Research and Development Organization, India (established under Indian Trust Act, 1882, ISO 9001:2015 certified)

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Advisory Board Member, Applied Forensic Research Sciences (registered under Madhya Pradesh Society Registration Act, 1973)

6

Lifetime Member, Nexus Forensic Science Development Society (NFSDS/GZB/017/2021)

7

Scientific Committee Board Member, International Association of Scientists and researchers, SIFS, India

8

Founding Member of Forensis Agora- Society of Forensic Proficient, Galgotias University (2016 – present)

9

Advisory Board Member, DIKE Intelligence Agency Pvt. Ltd. 

Research

Journal (Scopus Indexed)

8

Journal (Non-Indexed)

20

Conference 

45

Book Chapters 

4

Chandra, R., Sharma, V., (2014), Forensic Botany: An Emerging Discipline of Plant Sciences. Indian Botanists Blog-o-Journal. http://www.indianbotanists.com/2014/03/forensic-botany-emerging-discipline-of.html
  1. Sharma, V., et. al. (2020). Offline Handwriting Recognition To Determine The Handwriting Accents – A Pilot Study. International Conference on Innovative Advancement in Engineering and Technology (IAET-2020)
  2. Sharma, V., et. al. (2020). Demographic study of crime against women in India – A study of four states Kerala, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand. Two-Day national seminar on Problems, perspective and prevention of domestic violence. (6th-7th Mar 2020), Karnatak university, Dharwad. 
  3. Sharma, V., et. al. (2020). One Step Further To Defeat The Banal Form Of Evil. Two-Day national seminar on Problems, perspective and prevention of domestic violence. (6th-7th Mar 2020), Karnatak university, Dharwad.
  4. Siddhant Gupta, Mrs. Vinny Sharma, Dr. Prashant Johri (2020). ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN FORENSIC SCIENCE. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) e-ISSN: 2395-0056, Volume: 07 Issue: 05 | May 2020 www.irjet.net p-ISSN: 2395-0072 © 2020, IRJET | ISO 9001:2008 Certified Journal | Page 7181
  5. Vinny Sharma1& A.K. Jain. Handwriting Analysis - From Qualitative opinion to Quantitative opinion, “4th National Conference on Forensic Science and Cyber Threats: Countermeasures”- Forensis Agora 2019”
  6. Sharma, V., et. al., Handwriting Accents – To Reveal Cultural Identity of Author – An Indian approach. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Volume 14 Number 2, April - June 2021. (Scopus Indexed)
  7. Sharma, V., et. al., Offline (Manual) and Online Handwriting Analysis – A Comparative Review. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology. Volume 14 Number 2, April - June 2021. (Scopus Indexed)
  8. Sharma, V., et. al., Tools for crime scene reconstruction-A review study. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. Vol. 25 Nos.3-4, Jul-Dec 2022. (Scopus Indexed)
  9. Nikhil Chandra Yadav, Aditya Saini, Vinny Sharma, Detection of Ethno-Lingual Identity Using Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Voice Tools: Introducing “Automated Criminal Ethnicity Identification System”. Glo.Jou.Nov.Res.App.Sci.2022;1(2):13-24
  10. Sharma, V., et. al., Fingerprint Analysis using AI Algorithm. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. Vol. 25 Nos.3-4, Jul-Dec 2022. (Scopus Indexed)
  11. Sharma, V., et. al., Role of forensic stylistics in authors individuality. International Journal of Medical Toxicology & Legal Medicine. Vol. 25 Nos.3-4, Jul-Dec 2022. (Scopus Indexed)
  12. Singh, S.N., Raj, P., Saini, A., Tariq, M.A., Sharma, V. Voice Stress Analysis for Deception Detection. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2021, 14 (Special Issue 2), pp. 309–315 (Scopus Indexed)
  13. Panchal, V., Mia, R., Sharma, V. Latent Fingerprint Impressions Visualisation on Different Surfaces Using Burnt Paper Powder. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2021, 14(Special Issue 2), pp. 347–350 (Scopus Indexed)
  14. A., Singh, A. , Sharma, K., Sharma, V., Srivastava, S. Driver Drowsiness Detection: A Review. Goswami, Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, 2021, 14(Special Issue 2), pp. 256–262. (Scopus Indexed)

Area of Interest

Finger-Prints, Questioned Documents, Criminal Profiling, Graphology, Digitization of Fingerprints, e-documents, Cyber Forensics, Online Character Recognition, Python, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Applications in Forensic Science.

Other Achievements 

Ancillary Responsibilities

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Regional Program Officer, NSS Unit “Sanrakshan – Sada Sarvada”, Galgotias University (2020 – present)

2

Innovation ambassador, Galgotias University (under the IIC program of Ministry of Education, Govt of India (Oct 2020 – present)

3

In-Charge, Institute Innovation Council (MIC-IIC), Galgotias University

4

Co-Coordinator, International Research Collaboration, Galgotias University

5

NSS, Program Officer, Galgotias University

6

In-charge, Cyber-Dost Cell, Galgotias University

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School Coordinator for International Relations Department, Galgotias University, (2021 – present)

8

Alumni Coordinator: School of Basic and Applied Science (2020 – present)

9

Placement Committee Member, School of Basic and Applied Science

10

NAAC presentation committee member, School of Basic and Applied Sciences

11

BOS committee member, Department of Forensic Science (June 2014 to Feb 2018) & (March 2021 – present)

12

NAAC Committee Member, Department of Forensic Science (2019 – present)

13

Internship and Project coordinator, Department of Forensic Science (2021–Present)

14

Program Chair, Forensic Science Division

15

Consultancy Committee Member, Department of Forensic Science (June 2015 to Feb 2018)

Training Programs Delivered (as RP)

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Visiting faculty at UTCS, Karkarduma, Delhi

2

Visiting faculty at Police Training College, New Rajender Nagar, Delhi, IRTE Faridabad

3

Visiting faculty at IRTE Faridabad

4

Invited Faculty at CDTI, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, for training of law enforcement officials (Police Officers, SSB, CISF, CRPF, and others) 

5

Invited Faculty at INMAS, DRDO for training of NIA officials 

6

Jury Member (Paper Presentations in Student Category) at the 1st International eConference on Emerging Trends in Forensic Science 30-31 Jan 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

7

Scientific Committee member at the 1st International eConference on Emerging Trends in Forensic Science 30-31 Jan 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

8

Scientific Committee member at the 2nd International eConference on DNA Forensics on 27th and 28th February 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

9

Scientific Committee member 3rd International eConference on Document Examination, 27-28 March 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

10

Jury Member (ePoster Presentations in Professional Category) at the 4th International eConference on Fingerprint Analysis, 24 25 april 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

11

Jury Member (Paper Presentations in Student Category) at the 4th International eConference on Fingerprint Analysis, 24-25 April 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

12

Scientific Committee member, 4th International eConference on Fingerprint Analysis, 24-25 April 2021, organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

13

Scientific Committee member 5th International eConference on Forensic Odontology organized under the auspicious patronage of the Association Forensic Odontology for Human Rights, AFOHR and International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR, 29-30 May 2021

14

Guest Speaker- 15 days e-workshop on Crime Scene Investigation, on 20 March - 03 April 2021; lecture held on 28 March 2021, organized by Forensic intelligence bureau, Uttar Pradesh.

15

Invited Faculty for Lecture delivery on Questioned Document in Certificate course in forensic science and criminal investigation, organized by SIFS and ARSD College (Delhi University) on 30th May 2021

16

'Chairperson' at the 6th International eConference on Cyber and Digital Forensics on 26th and 27th June 2021 organized by the International Association of Scientists and Researchers, IASR.

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Keynote Speaker, Forensic Conclave, 2018 University of Delhi

18

Invited Speaker in 4th national forensic conference – forensic tech 2020, organized by FICS, Noida, India, 27th Feb 2020

19

Invited Speaker in forensic national conference on “investigations in different aspects of forensic science organized by forensic.india and APG Shimla University, 5th and 6th June 2020.

20

Invited Speaker in DHI-Experts’ talk- webinar series, organized by Clue4evidence foundation, India, 22nd April 2020

21

Invited Speaker in webinar application of forensic psychology in courtroom, organized by criminal research and development organization, India, 3rd June 2020

  • Conference & Workshop Organized

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2023: Organizing Secretary of AGORA-23, 1st International Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P.

2

2021: Organizing Secretary of AGORA-21, 1st International Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P.

3

2021: Organizing Secretary of Five-day Faculty Development Program on ‘Interdisciplinary research in Forensic Science’ Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P. (15-19 feb 2021)

4

2021: Organizing Secretary of Two days National Workshop on Cyber Crime Investigation-CDIT 2021 Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on January 23-24,2021.

5

2019: Organizing Committee Member of AGORA-19, 4th National Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on 30th Nov-1st Dec 2019.

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2018: Organizing Committee Member of AGORA-19, 4th National Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on 21-22 April 2018.

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2017: Organizing Committee Member of AGORA-19, 4th National Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on 21-22 April 2017.

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2016: Organizing Committee Member of AGORA-19, 4th National Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on 21- 22 April 2016

9

2019: Organizing Committee Member of AGORA-19, 4th National Conference, Organized by Department of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, U.P on 30th Nov-1st Dec 2019.

10

Organizing Committee member of the National conference on “Emerging trends in applied sciences” held on 23rd & 24th September 2016 organized by School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

11

Organizing Committee member Two Days Workshop on Crime Scene Processing, Comparison of Fingerprints and Signature Verification held on 20th & 21st January 2017, Organized by Division of forensic science, School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

12

Organizing Committee member of the working committee of the "National Seminar on Crime Detection & Investigative Techniques (CDIT2017)" held on 25th March, 2017. Organized by Division of forensic science, School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

13

Organizing Committee member of 2nd National Conference on “Emerging trends in applied sciences” held on 17th & 18th August 2017 organized by School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

14

Organizing Committee member of one day workshop on crime scene processing held on 8th October 2017, organized by School of Basic & Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Contribution to Society- Extension Activities participated or conducted

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Mentoring survivors of sexual abuse to join main stream of society

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NSS member – Delhi University (2006-2009)

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Mentored 6 student start-ups 

4

Point person for MoU between Forensic.India and Division of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University.

5

Point person for MoU between Ormap Forensic Mart Pvt Ltd and Division of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University.

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Point person for MoU between Codon Biotech and Division of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University.

7

Point person for MoU between Forensic Intelligence Bureau and Division of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University.

8

Point person for MoU between Third Eye Pvt. Ltd. and Division of Forensic Science, SBAS, Galgotias University.