R. Vijayakumar, Ph.D.
R. Vijayakumar has a PhD in Particle Technology from the University of Minnesota and over 25 years experience in filtration, filter testing, and contamination control. He has held senior technical and marketing positions in leading filter, filter media, and particle instrumentation companies, where he has assisted customers around the world with their filtration and particle measurement problems. He lectures world wide on various aspects of filtration and contamination control and has been an instructor at the University of Minnesota short course on air filtration since 1996. He is very active in standards development and chairman of committees in the US and for ISO writing standards for HEPA and ULPA filters. Currently, he is the founder and head of AERFIL, a consulting company devoted to providing technical and business solutions and services for the filtration and contamination control industry as well as educational and training support for the industry.