Dr Aakanksha Sharma

Faculty: School of IT
Position: Lecturer and Unit Coordinator
Campus: Melbourne
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Aakanksha Sharma is currently working as a Lecturer at the Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia. She completed her PhD at Federation University, Australia, in 2022. She has a strong teaching background, having worked at Federation University and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). Previously, she spent five rewarding years as an Assistant Professor at Chandigarh University in India. Aakanksha's research interests include the Internet of Things, Software-Defined Networks, Wireless Communications, Artificial Intelligence, and Quantum Computing.


PhD Information Technology - Federation University, 2022.
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering - Punjab Technical University, 2015.
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering - Lovely Professional University, 2011.


  • MN503 (Overview of Internetworking)
  • MN501 (Network Management in Organisations)
  • MDA523 (Software Engineering Fundamentals)
  • BN201(Professional Issues of IT)
  • BN202 (Internetworking Technologies)
  • BN209 (Software Engineering)
  • MN691, MN692, MDA692 (Project Supervision)

Experience & Research


  • Lecturer/Tutor, School of Institute of Innovation, Science and Sustainability, Federation University (July, 2019 - May, 2023).
  • Lecturer/Tutor, School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, RMIT (Feb, 2023-May, 2023).
  • Assistant Professor, Chandigarh University, India (Jan, 2014 - Dec, 2018).


  • Internet of Things, SDN, Wireless Communication, AI and Quantum Computing.