Sudhir Shrestha, Ph.D.

Sudhir Shrestha

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Dr. Sudhir Shrestha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Science at Sonoma State University. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana Tech University and his Bachelor’s degree from Kathmandu University. Prior to joining SSU, he was with Miami University, Oxford, OH and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), IN. He has several years of postdoctoral and industry experience.


Dr. Shrestha teaches wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and participates in developing new courses and laboratories.

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Dr. Shrestha's current areas of research interest include sensing systems, embedded systems, sensor data analysis, wearable electronics, and RF/antennas. He has been a part of several National Science Foundation awards, including an award from the Smart and Connected Health program in 2015. He has several patents and more than 30 publications. Please click Here for more Info.


Dr. Shrestha actively participates in service, outreach, and community activities.

Educational Background: Electrical Engineering and Micro/Nanoscale Systems

Ph.D., 2009
Engineering (concentration in Micro & Nanoscale Systems)
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
Dissertation on Chipless Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Tags and RFID-Based Sensing Systems

B.E., 2003
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal

Post Doctoral Training:
2009 – 2011, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN


Assistant Professor, 2017 – Present
Department of Engineering Science, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Visiting Assistant Professor, 2016 – 2017
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Assistant Research Professor, 2011 – 2016
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2009 – 2011
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

Graduate Research Assistant, 2005 – 2009
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Teaching Assistant, 2004 – 2005
Thapathali Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Engineer & Cofounder, 2004 – 2005
Digital Link, Kathmandu, Nepal

Technical Support Engineer, 2003 – 2004
Vianet Communications, Lalitpur, Nepal