Jayakumar, Adithya


Dr. Adithya Jayakumar is a Senior Lecturer in the Engineering Education Department (EED) at The Ohio State University and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for Automotive Research. Adithya currently serves as the Course Coordinator for ENGR 1181 - Fundamentals of Engineering I and has served as the Course Coordinator of ENGR 1221 in the past. 

Adithya has been involved in the Humanitarian Engineering space since 2013 and has designed and led community based learning projects both domestically and internationally. 

Educational Background:

B.E. in Electronics and Communications Engineering - Anna University, India

M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering - The Ohio State University

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering. - The Ohio State University

Recent Publications:

Singh, Y. , Bagri, K., Jayakumar, A., & Rizzoni, G., (2023, July). Fault Diagnostics for Oscillatory Failure Case in Aircraft Elevator Servos. In 2023 IFAC World Congress.

Conroy, K. M., Sours, P., Jayakumar, A., & Tuttle, R. M. (2023, June). Engagement in Practice: Better Preparing Students for Community-Engaged Engineering by Restructuring an Academic Program, Minor, and Curriculum. In 2023 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.

Recent Courses:

ENGR 1181 - Fundamentals of Engineering I

ENGR 1187 - Fundamentals of Engineering -Transfer

ENGR 1221 - MATLAB Programming for Engineers and Scientists

ENGR 5797.22S -  Engineering Service Learning in Guatemala

ENGR 5797.23 -  Humanitarian Engineering and Culture in Guyana



Engineering Education

  • Improving the Climate in Engineering for Women and URMs 
  • First-year Engineering Pedagogy
  • Community Based Learning

Automotive Research

  • Large Scale Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Optimal and Fault-Tolerant Control of Automotive Systems