Dr. Sanjeev Kumar has been working as a senior postdoc researcher in the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Interfaces and Precipitation Engineering at IMST, TU Wien, Austria, since 2018. He also worked as a postdoc researcher from 2017 to 2018 on an FWF project at the Institute of Materials Science, Forming and Joining, TU Graz, Austria. He obtained his MTech (2012) and PhD (2017) degrees in the field of Welding Metallurgy from IIT Roorkee, India, and his BTech (2009) degree in Mechanical Engineering from AKGEC GZB UPTU, Lucknow, India. His primary research interest is physical metallurgy, e.g. physical simulation studies for welding, thermomechanical processing of materials, new alloy design, microstructure-properties correlation, heat treatments, kinetic precipitation of materials, and OpenPhase field modeling, etc. He has published 29 papers in reputed international journals, conferences, and books.