Editor/ Editorial board member
· Associate Editor, Smart and Sustainable Manufacturing Systems, ASTM (SCI listed).
· Associate Editor, Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology, Frontiers (New journal)
· Editorial board member, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Emerald (SCI listed).
· Editorial board member, International Association of Scientific Innovation and Research (IASIR) journals.
· Founder editor-in-chief of International Journal of Product Design, Serials Publications (http://www.serialspublications.com/journals1.asp?jid=477&jtype=1), 2008-2011.
· Special issue editor of International Journal of Product Lifecycle Management (IJPLM), Special Issue: Developing sustainable products, processes and services. (http://www.inderscience.com/browse/index.php?journalCODE=ijplm).
· Springer Publisher: Research in Engineering Design, (many papers), Sadhana, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, Environment, Systems and Decisions
· Taylor and Francis: Journal of Engineering Design (many papers), Co-Design, Production Planning and Control, International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation
· Inderscience: International Journal of Design Engineering, International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise (IJIE)
· Elsevier: Design studies, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, SME
· ASME: Journal of Mechanical design
· IEEE: T-ASE
· Cambridge University Press: Design science
· 5th International Conference on PLMSS 2015.
· International conference on research into design (ICoRD'15), Bangalore, India
· International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), ASME 2014
· IEEE-TASE, 2013, Aston university
· iNaCoMM, 2013. 1st International and 16th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, IIT Roorkee.
· ACM SIGCHI Creativity & Cognition 2009 conference, October 27-30, 2009. Berkeley Art Museum & UC Berkeley, USA
· International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), ASME 2011
· International Design Engineering Technical Conferences (IDETC) & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), ASME 2009
· Third International Conference on Design Computing and Cognition, 2008 (DCC, 2008), 23-25 June, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA
· Seventh International Symposium on Tools and Methods of Competitive Engineering (TMCE 2008), April 21-25, 2008, Izmir, Turkey
International program committee member
· 28th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, March 10th – 12th 2021, Jaipur, India
· International Programme Committee of the ICORD, 2021.
· International Programme Committee of the ICORD, 2017. 5th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD'17), IIT Guwahati, India
· International Programme Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Design Creativity (3rd ICDC), 2014
· International Programme Committee of the ICORD, 2015. 5th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD'13), Bangalore, India
· International Programme Committee of the ICORD, 2013. 4th International Conference on Research into Design (ICoRD'13), Bangalore, India
Academic and administrative services in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Ropar
· Member, ME faculty shortlisting committee (2017-present)
· Member, Departmental purchase recommendation committee (DPRC, 2016-present)
· Member, Departmental financial planning and resource allocation committee (2017-present)
· Member, web development committee (2012-present)
· Member, manufacturing machines, tools, and equipment committee (2013- present)
· Member, standing purchase committee for manufacturing group (13.9.2011-present)
· Member, short listing committee member for SMMEE faculty recruitment (2011, 2012)
· Member, purchase committee of Product design and realization computer laboratory (2013)
· Member, expert talk organization committee (2016-present)
· Member, Departmental Junior Lab Assistant recruitment committee (2016-present)
· Member, Departmental Staff Recruitment Committee (2016-2018)
· Founder faculty, Design research laboratory (2012-present)
· Co-founder faculty, Sustainable design and manufacturing laboratory (2012- present)
· Co-founder faculty, Design studio laboratory (2013-current)
· ME Masters students’ advisor, 2017 Batch
· Member, Departmental research committee- DPGC (2017-present)
Academic and administrative services at IIT Ropar
· Chairman and Nodal officer IPR cell (2015-present)- initiated the cell and supporting IPR for the last few years. Number of IPRs applications have increased.
· Co-coordinator of the central workshop (2012-2018)
· Member, Doctoral Committee (DC) for the following students of the department and the Institute: 1. Ashpreet Singh 2. Jaspreet Singh Chahal 3. Ashis Gupta 4. Sameer Gupta 5. Neha Singh Bhakal 6. Saikha Bhatta 7. Harish Kumar Nirala 8. Devi Prasad Dash 9. Mahima Gulati 10. Rajesh Sharma 11. Kirandeep Kaur 12. Sandeep Kumar 13. Vishal Agarawal 14. Amit Patel 15. Mohit Raj Saxena 16. Lakhani Piyush 17. Abhishek Kumar 18. Devi Prasad Dash 19. Siddharth Chauhan 20. Sanjeev Singh Yadav 21. Disha Sharma 22. Nagandra SM 23. Pompi Chetia 24. Parminder Singh
· Member, Web development committee of the institute (2012-present)
· Member, Institute Ranking Committee (2016-present)
· Member, banner and hoarding committee (2012-2015)
· Member, guest house facility committee (2012-2013)
· Member of the selection committee of Junior Attendant (Semi-skilled) (ME) (09.05.2013)
· Member, new campus development committee (2013-2015)
· Member, Institute car purchase and renting committee (2013-present)
· Coordinator of Product design and realization manufacturing laboratory (workshop) (2013-present)
· Developed four products for Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG) group (2013, 2014)
· Member of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, IIT Ropar (2015-present)
· Started Intellectual Property Cell (IPR cell) at IIT Ropar and received an initial grant from PSCST (July 2014- present) and coordinating with Patent Information Centre (PSC), Punjab State Council for Science and Technology (PSCST) and Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), Government of India for patent filing (2013-present)
· Member, Board of Directors, IIT Ropar Technology Business Incubator Foundation (TBIF)- 2019- present
International conferences/workshops/design exhibitions co-organized
· Workshop conducted: Sunil Sharma*, Prabir Sarkar, 2021. Generating Bioinspired design (Biomimicry) for solving problems. 8th International Conference on Research into Design(ICORD 2021). 7-10 January, 2021 . IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay.
· Session Chair for Design Ideation, Creativity and Synthesis session in the 8th International Conference on Research into Design(ICORD 2021). 7-10 January, 2021 . IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay. India.
· Conducted workshop on "Bio mimicry in design of packaging systems" and "Redesign of a car to improve aesthetics of cars and evaluation of a new method to improve aesthetic appeal of cars" in Chandigarh university for B.Des. students on 19.7.19.
· Conducted 4th Intellectual Property Rights workshop on 17th September, 2018
· Conducted a one-day workshop on IPR at IIT Ropar, 24th Jan 2018.
· Session moderator of Industrial academia conclave (IAC), 2016, IIT Ropar.
· Conducted a one-day workshop on IPR at IIT Ropar, 3 March 2015.
· Session moderator of Industrial academia conclave (IAC), 2015, IIT Ropar.
· Session chair and conducted a workshop on sustainability at the International Conference on Research in Design, ICORD 2015, Bangalore, India, 7-9th January 2015.
· Co-chair of 29th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (CIE), Product Lifecycle Management for Sustainable Manufacturing (CIE-9-1 PLM-1), ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August 28 –September 2, 2009, San Diego.
· Indo-US Workshop on Designing Sustainable Products, Services and Manufacturing Systems, Bangalore, India, Aug 18-20, 2009.
· NIST Workshop on Sustainable Manufacturing: Metrics, Standards, and Infrastructure, October 13-15 2009, NIST.
· Research in Product Design, 2007 and 2008, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
· Indo –US Workshop, Engineering design, 2007, Bangalore.
· Green Design Workshop, 2007, Bangalore.
· Ripples 2000, 2005, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
· Technical Program committee member of Prodigy, 1997- a technical symposium, National Institute Technology, Trichy.
· Member, selection committee Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
· Thesis evaluator of several M.Tech, Ph.D students of various colleges.
· External Expert, Research Degree Committee (RDC), Mechanical Engineering, Chandigarh University, Mohali.
· Academic expert, Board of Studies, Industrial Design, Chandigarh University, Mohali.