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Alok Kumar

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Distinguished Teaching Professor

Contact Information

275 Shineman Center
[email protected]
Alok Kumar's Website


  • Ancient Hindu Science: Its Transmission and Impact on World Cultures, Alok Kumar, Morgan and Claypool, San Rafael, California, March 2019.  Low priced edition, Jaico, Mumbai, October 2019.
  • A History of Science in World Cultures: Voices of Knowledge, Scott L. Montgomery and Alok Kumar, Routledge, London, 2015.
  • Sciences of the Ancient Hindus: Unlocking Nature in the Pursuit of Salvation, Alok Kumar, CreateSpace, South Carolina, 2014.
  • Science in the Medieval World, Sema`an I. Salem and Alok Kumar, University of Texas Press, Austin, TX, 1991.
  • Splitting of the two-electron, one-photon transitions in Fe and Co, S. I. Salem, A. Kumar, B. L. Scott, and R. D. Ayers, Physical Review Letters (USA), 49A, 1240 - 1243, 1982.
  • Under the Influence: History in Scientific Training, the Case of Textbooks, Scott L. Montgomery and Alok Kumar, Know 5(2), 197 – 211, 2021


  • Ph.D., Kanpur University, India, 1980
  • MS, Meerut University, India, 1974
  • BS, Meerut University, India, 1972