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Passing of Prof. Ramesh Sharma – A Lifelong Teacher of Physics

By Department of Physics


Professor Ramesh Sharma passed away on December 16, 2020 after a long and fruitful career of 57 years as a faculty member in the Department of Physics at Concordia University. Over the span of his devoted teaching, research, and service career, he mentored and helped a tremendous number of students.

He was a caring and effective teacher. He taught a broad spectrum of courses from introductory to advanced physics. He pioneered both teaching and research in nuclear physics in the department. He played many service roles across the University.

Professor Sharma was a joyful person and loved dancing. He was passionate and kind, and often praised his colleagues. He was incredibly hard working throughout his career. His life was driven by his vision of what teaching and being a teacher should be.

The department mourns his passing, and celebrates his legacy.

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