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Vikas Tomar

Vikas Tomar

Assistant Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Vikas Tomar earned his bachelor’s degree from the National Institute of Technology (India) and his master’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology and the University of Stuttgart (Germany). He received his PhD degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He comes to Purdue from the University of Notre Dame, where he was an assistant professor. Dr. Tomar’s major areas of interest and contributions are in (1) understanding performance of carbide and nitride based high temperature ceramic nanocomposites for extreme environments including nuclear applications, (2) multiscale modeling and characterization in oxide ceramic materials and (3) understanding performance of polymer matrix nanocomposites.