Dr Bhavna Sharma is a researcher in the Natural Materials and Structures group in the Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge.
Bhavna holds degrees in Structural engineering (PhD 2010, M.S. 2006), Architectural History (MA 2003) and Architecture (BSc 2001). Her research focus is on the use of natural materials for construction, specifically structural and engineered bamboo. She is interested in the intersection of sustainable design, engineering, and development. Dr Sharma is a College Teaching Associate and Director of Studies of Architecture at Sidney Sussex College.