Sharaj’s interest lies in transportation planning and public policy. He previously worked at Raahgiri Day Foundation as a project coordinator, where he managed the street event Raahgiri Day to promote road safety and sustainable mobility. Sharaj also interned with the Champaign County Regional Planning Commission (Illinois) and public sector planning agencies such as the Institute of Urban Transport, RITES and TCPO (India). He completed his master’s of urban planning at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). As part of his capstone project, Sharaj developed a feasibility model for a local bicycle shop to conduct a dockless bikeshare system.