Kumar Sridharan

Distinguished Research Professor

Engineering Physics

College of Engineering

Kumar Sridharan's research spans a broad spectrum of areas in materials science including high temperature materials, surface treatments, wear, corrosion, and plasma-based surface engineering and synthesis of materials. His specific research focus in regards to energy is on materials isssues in nuclear and fossil power systems, and molten salts for storage of process heat from nuclear and solar, and other energy sources.