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researcher , engineering educator

Praveen Kumar, Indian engineering educator, researcher. Recipient Directors National prize, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2001-2002; Deans Fellowship, University Southern California, 2003-2006. Member of Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Materials Research Society.

Background

Kumar, Praveen was born on September 14, 1982 in Saran, Bihar, India. Son of Jagdish Prasad Roy and Deomati Devi.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2003. Master of Science, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 2005. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 2007.

Career

Research fellow Institute Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore, 2002. Graduate assistant University Southern California, 2003—2007. Research associate Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, 2007—2008.

Assistant research professor Washington State University, Pullman, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in proposed incontrovertible insights into the problem of Harper-Dorn creep, a 50-years old debate, by producing highly consistent experimental data and a first principle analytical model. Research in ductility-strength paradox and successfully proposed a guideline to achieve higher ductility and higher strength, simultaneously. Research in grain boundary sliding as the dominant deformation mechanism in the ultrafine grained materials being tested under superplastic conditions.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, Materials Research Society.

Connections

father:
Jagdish Prasad Roy

mother:
Deomati Devi