Prof Dr. Abdul Sharief, Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering Sciences from Visvesvarya Technological University , Belgaum. MTech in Heat Power Engineering from KREC Suratkal affiliated to Mangalore University. B.E.(Mechanical Engineering) from Malnad College of Engineering Hassan affliated to University of Mysore (Presently NITK suratkal
He has rich Experience of 34 years in academic, research and administration -10 years at P.A. College of Engineering Mangalore as a Principal , and 24 years at Sri Siddhartha Institute of Technology , Tumkur at various capacities
His research area is Thermal Engineering Sciences. He has published 20 research papers in various reputed International journals. 3 research scholars are successfully completed Ph.D Degree under his guidance . Presently he is guiding 3 research scholars.
He was the member of Academic senate, Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belgavi, Member of Board of Studies (Mechanical Engg ) VTU Belagavi,
Under his leadership KTech Incubation center is established at P. A. College of Engineering with the financial support of Department of IT and BT , Govt of Karnataka,
He was the member of Academic Council , NMAMIT, Nitte, Vidya Vardhaka Technology, Dr Ambedkar Institute of Technology as a VTU Nominee