Prof Kumar is Associate Professor in the department of Chemical & Process Engineering. He studied at LIT Nagpur, IIT Kanpur and Moi University. He has a vast experience of university teaching and research. He lectured in Chemical Engineering at KNUST, Ghana before joining Moi University. He is supervising a number of MSc and PhD students. He is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineering Council of India, and a life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. He has research interests in Transport phenomena, Thermodynamics and Energy (biofuels, technologies for reclaiming and recycling, energy optimization, fossil fuels).