Kumar, Aditya
 PROF, AST
 Materials Science & Engr
 
 223 McNutt
 ROLLA, MO 65409
 573/341-6994
  kumarad@mst.edu

Education
EPFL, Doctor of Philosophy, 2012

Biography
1) Assistant Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO (2015-Present)
2) Project Scientist and Lecturer: Laboratory for the Chemistry of Construction Materials (LC2), Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), CA, USA, (2014-2015)
3) Research Scientist and Lecturer: Laboratory for the Chemistry of Construction Materials (LC2), Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), CA, USA, (2012-2014)
4) Graduate Research Assistant: Laboratory of Construction Materials, Institute of Materials, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, (2008-2011)
5) Research Scholar: Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (2007-2008)
6) Undergraduate Research Student: Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA (2006- 2006)

Research Interests
Composition-structure-property relationships in cementitious, silicate, and aluminosilicate materials; experimental characterization and numerical simulation of reaction processes (thermodynamics and kinetics) and evolution of three-dimensional microstructure; development of novel sustainable binders for construction infrastructure; simulation of fluid/ion transport in porous media; microstructure optimization for enhancement of durability