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Binod Kumar

Visiting Research Fellow


College of Arts and Sciences: Human Rights Center


Email: Binod Kumar
Phone: 937-229-3229
FH 665


Binod Kumar is a visiting research fellow in the Human Rights Center at the University of Dayton. In 2016, Kumar retired from a joint appointment with the University of Dayton Research Institute and the School of Engineering where he was a member of the mechanical and aerospace engineering program.

Selected publications

Kichambre, P., J. Kumar, S. Rodrigues, and B. Kumar. 2011. Electrochemical performance of highly mesoporous nitrogen doped carbon cathode in lithium-oxygen batteries. J. Power Sources 196, no. 6: 3310-3316.

Kumar, B., P. Kichambre, S. Rodrigues, J. Kumar, and R. Keil. 2011. Lisicon glass-ceramics mediated catalysis of oxygen reduction. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 14, no. 6: 1-3.

Kumar, B., and J. Kumar. 2010. Cathodes for solid-state lithium-oxygen cells: Roles of nasicon glass-ceramics. J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, no. 5: A611-616.

Thokchom, J.S., and B. Kumar. 2010. Effects of crystallization parameters on the ionic conductivity of lithium aluminum germanium phosphate glass-ceramic. J. Power Sources 195: 2870-2876.

Kumar, B., J. Kumar, R.L. Leese, J.P. Fellner, S.J. Rodrigues, and K.M. Abraham. 2010. A solid state, rechargeable lithium-air battery. J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, no. 1: A50-54.

Kumar, J., S.J. Rodrigues, and B. Kumar. 2010. Interface mediated electrochemical effects in lithium/polymer-ceramic cells. J. Power Sources 195: 327-334.

Kumar, J., and B. Kumar. 2009. Development of membranes and a study of their interfaces for rechargeable lithium-air battery. J. Power Sources 194: 1113-1119.

Kumar, B., D. Thomas, and J. Kumar. 2009. Space charge-mediated super ionic transport in lithium ion conducting glass-ceramics. J. Electrochem. Soc. 156, no. 7: A506-A513.

Gupta, N., J.S. Thokchom, and B. Kumar. 2008. A direct current pulse technique to enhance conductivity of heterogeneous electrolytes. J. Power Sources 185, no. 2: 1415-1419.

Thokchom, J.S., N. Gupta, and B. Kumar. 2008. Superionic conductivity in a lithium aluminum germanium phosphate glass-ceramic. J. Electrochem. Soc. 155, no. 12: A915-920.