PROF.VALLAM SUNDAR CURRICULAM VITAE OF - DEPARTMENT OF OCEAN ENGINEERING INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS

 
PROF.VALLAM SUNDAR CURRICULAM VITAE OF - DEPARTMENT OF OCEAN ENGINEERING INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS
CURRICULAM VITAE

                 OF

     PROF.VALLAM SUNDAR

  DEPARTMENT OF OCEAN ENGINEERING
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MADRAS
           CHENNAI, INDIA
VALLAM SUNDAR

General
             Professor, Dept.of Ocean Engineering, I.I.T.Madras, Chennai- 600 036,
Address
             India.
(official)
             Phone: +91 44 2257 4809/+91 44 2257 5824
             C-6-13, Second link Road, I.I.T., Madras, Chennai- 600 036, India.
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FAX          +91 44 2257 4809/2

Email        vsundar@iitm.ac.in; vallamsundar@gmail.com

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Webpage

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Scholar

 Personal
 Date of Birth       30th March, 1953
 Place of Birth:     Thirupathi, India
 Marital Status:     Married
 Nationality :       Indian

 Educational Qualifications
      Dr-Ing. (Honorary doctoral Engineer award from Bergishe University of Wuppertal, GERMANY in 2006
      Ph.D. at Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), India in 1982
      M.Tech (Hydraulics) at I.I.T.Madras, India in 1977
      B.E. (Civil Engg) at College of Engg., Guindy, Madras, India in 1975

 Experience
  since 1 July 2018            Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Ocean Engg., IITM, India
  04.09.06-30 June 2018        Professor, Dept. of Ocean Engg., IITM, India

   01.09.03-03.09.06           Professor & Head, Dept. of Ocean Engg., IITM, India

   06.05.95 -31.08.03          Professor, Ocean Engg. Centre, IITM, India

   22.01.91- 05.05.95          Assoc. Professor, Ocean Engg. Centre, IITM, India

   30.04.87 – 21.01.91         Asst. Professor, Ocean Engg. Centre, IITM, India

   12.04.84 – 29.04.87         Scientific Officer Gr.I , Ocean Engg. Centre, IITM, India

   01.05.81 – 11.04.84         Scientific Officer Gr.II, Ocean Engg. Centre, IITM, India

   22.12.80 – 30.04.81         Associate Lecturer Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, Madras
Awards

      Best Citizen of India Award” for the year 1998, awarded by Indian Publishing House, New Delhi.

      “Great Achiever of India” awarded by Front for National Progress, New Delhi.
      “Vijay Shree Award” awarded by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi.

      “Millennium Achiever Award” awarded by International Institute of Success Awareness, New Delhi for the
       Outstanding Services, Contributions and Achievements in the field of Ocean Engineering.
      “Hall of Fame Award: A Tribute to Achiever” awarded by International Publishing House, New Delhi.

      "Life Time Excellence Award" awarded by 21st Century Development Council, New Delhi in Nov 2000.
      Supervisor of the paper titled “ Vertical wall and seaside wave screens: Optimisation to reduce reflection and pressure”
       of Balaji, R.& Sundar, V won the Best graduate student paper competition 2001-02, American Society of Mechanical
       Engineers (ASME) of Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engg Division (OOAED)
      Rashtra Pratibha Puraskar Award” by Integrated Council for Socio-Economic Progress, New Delhi in recognition of my
       praiseworthy services, excellent performance & memorable contribution for the overall progress of the society in Dec
       2004.

      “Maritime Award” for 2004-05 by Ministry of Shipping Road transport, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India for the
       research paper “Protection Measures against Erosion due to the Ocean Waves for the Highway Connecting Chennai
       and Ennore Ports”. Received the award on 6th April ’05 from Honourable Minister for Shipping, Road and Transport,
       Government of India.

      “Maritime Award” by Ministry of Shipping Road transport, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India for the research paper
       titled “Tsunami wave interaction with NDBP data buoy”, Co-authored by Balaji, R. & Sannasiraj, S.A. for 2005-06.
      “Honorary Doctoral Engineer” award from University of Wuppertal, GERMANY

      Best paper award for the paper “Simulation of Nonlinear free surface waves” of V.Sriram, S.A.Sannasiraj and
       V.Sundar among papers presented in 15th IAHR-APD, IIT Madras, 7-10 Aug 2006

      National Design award in Environmental Engineering-2008 from Institution of Engineers(INDIA), National Design
       and Research forum presented in 23rd Indian Engg Congress, Warangal, 12 Dec 2008
      Best paper award for the paper “ Computation of Run-up and Reflection Coefficient over a Planar Slope” of
       SwethaReddy,D., Murali,K and Sundar,V. in Conf on Recent developments in Ocean Science, Engineering &
       Technology organized by Ocean Society of India, Andhra University, 19-21 March 2009
      Distinguished membership award awarded by Asia Pacific division of International Association of Hydro-
       Environment Engineering Research (IAHR) in Aug 2012 in recognistion for my outstanding contribution to the
       Scientific activities of the IAHR APD
      JSPS fellow Japan Society for promotion of Science) March to Nov 2013.
      8th APAC 2015 - Best paper award in 8th APAC for the paper titled “Wave Forces on an Oscillating Water Column
       Device”coauthored with Prof. S.A.Sannasiraj and John Ashlin S.
      Prof. R J Garde Lifetime Achievement Award' for the year 2018 my significant contribution in the field of
       Hydraulics and Ocean Engineering awarded by Indian Society of Hydraulics
      Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineerins, (INAE) from 1 Nov 2019

Titles of thesis work
                              Experimental Studies On Wave Experimental Studies on Wave Transmission of Floating
      M.Tech. (1977)
                              Breakwaters
        Ph.D. (1982)          Studies on the Forces due to Waves on Submarine Pipelines

Membership of Professional bodies
        International Association of Hydro environment Engineering and Research (IAHR)
        American Society of Civil Engineers
        Vice Chairman, Executive Committee of Asia Pacific division (APD) of IAHR during 2005-06
        Chairman, Executive Committee of IAHR-APD from May 2007-till date
   Member, European Union for Coastal Conservation (EUCC)
        Member, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), London, U.K
        Member, Coastal Research foundation, U.S.A
        Fellow, Indian Society for Hydraulics, India
        Life member of Ocean Society of India
        Member of the Nominating Committee (NC 2013) of IAHR for election of its council members
        Member Intl steering committee Asia and Pacific Coasta (APAC) from 2010
        Member, Board of Governors, I.I.T Madras since January 2016 for a period of two years

Departmental Activities (course work taught/teaching)
    Graduate Level         Irrigation and Hydraulic Structures, Fluid Mechanics, Applied Mechanics, Hydraulic Engg.
                           Laboratory, Engineering Materials, Introduction to Ocean Technology, Ship hydrodynamics
                           Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Wave Dynamics, Advanced Wave Hydrodynamics, Wave Dynamic
  Post Graduate Level
                           Laboratory, Coastal Engineering, Statics and Dynamics of Marine Vehicles.
                            Involved in the design, execution and commissioning of hydrodynamic testing facilities
                                Coordinator- Up-gradation of testing facilities like wave flumes and basins of the Department
                                of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras. These include wave makers, wave absorbers, current
                                generation facility, etc ( For details visit http://www.oec.iitm.ac.in)
                            As head of the department during 2003-06 involved in the overall coordination of the activities
        Others
                                of the department, commissioning of new facilities, acquiring of sophisticated instruments and
                                measuring equipments, involved in Erasmus Mundus program of the European Commission
                                under Action 3.
                            Warden, Godavari Hostel, I.I.T.Madras from 1 March 2003 till 30 July’04, which houses about
                                300 students with boarding facility.

Titles of thesis work
Thesis Advisor ( M.Tech Thesis)
Name of the Student                                             Thesis Title                                           Year
Thomas Mathai            Wave Forces and Wave Runup Studies on Large Vertical Cylinders of Arbitrary Shape             1984
C. Ramachandran          Wave induced pressures and forces on vertical cylinders                                       1986
S.S.Sarma                Master Plan for Development of Gopalpur Port (Orissa)                                         1990
P.M.Raju                 Sediment Dynamics off Visakhapatnam Port                                                      1993
CH.SrinivasaRao          Experimental studies on stability of breakwaters and pressures induced on them due to
                                                                                                                       1994
                         regular and random waves
D.Raghu                  Wave Induced Dynamic Pressures on a Semicircular Breakwater                                   1995
V.Mallikarjuna Rao       Numerical Investigations on Simulation of Multi Directional Waves                             1995
P. Mahalingam            Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Submerged Open Moored Cylinder                                1996
J.Prema Kumar            Forces on Quadrant Front Face Semicircular Breakwater                                         1998
R. Jeyakumar             Wave diffraction studies for Tuticorin Harbour                                                1999
Sankar Reddy             Hydrodynamic Performance Of Skirt Floating Breakwaters                                        2000
S.Sakthivel              Wave run-up and pressures on smooth, serrated and dented sloping walls                        2006
Y.P.Gosavi               Motion of boulders due to long period waves                                                   2014

     Thesis Advisor ( Ph.D Thesis)
No                                                                                                                      Co-
            Name of the Student                                  Thesis Title                            Year
                                                                                                                    supervisor(**)
1    S.Neelamani                          Dynamic wave pressures on large vertical cylinder due to       1989
                                                                                                                         Nil
                                          regular and random waves
2    V.Mallayachari                       Interaction of waves with impermeable and permeable            1995
                                                                                                                         Nil
                                          walls
3    S.A.Sannasiraj                       Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Floating Breakwaters                 1997           RSV
4    G.Anandkumar                         Pressures and forces on inclined cylinders due to long         1998
                                                                                                                         Nil
                                          and short crested waves
5    M.Kalyani                               Studies on the Hydrodynamic Loadings of Submerged             2000
                                                                                                                         RSV
                                             Moored Cylinders due to waves
6    M. Ram Babu                             Studies on scour due to waves and currents around pile        2000
                                                                                                                         SNR
                                             foundations in clays
7    G.Dhinakaran                            Experimental Studies on Hydrodynamic characteristics of       2003
                                                                                                                         RSV
                                             perforated Semi circular Breakwaters
8    N.Dargakumar                            Studies on Caissons in clay subjected to lateral static &     2005
                                                                                                                         SNR
                                             cyclic loads
9    PL.Vijayakumari                         Forces due to Waves on Tandem twin pipelines near a           2005
                                                                                                                          KM
                                             sloping boundary
10   Lajju Kottalil                          Hydrodynamic Performance Characteristics of pile              2007
                                                                                                                         RSV
                                             supported skirt breakwater
11   R.Balaji                                Characterisation of sea states from dynamics of discus        2007
                                                                                                                          SAS
                                             data buoys
12   V. Sriram                               Finite Element Simulation of Nonlinear Free Surface           2008           SAS
                                             Waves
13   K. Shankar Babu                         Scattering of Long and Short crested waves due to group       2008           SAS
                                             of dual porous cylinders
14   L. Norayanan                            Studies on the effect of vegetation on the forces and         June           KM
                                             run-up on structures due to waves                             2009
15   C.Krishnakumar                          Hydrodynamic characteristics of slotted screens under       Sep 2005         SAS
                                             uni- and multi-directional waves
16   M.R.Behara                              Modelling Tsunami and its interaction with tidal              April          KM
                                             amphidromes using unstructured explicit FEM                   2010
17   P.K.Suresh                              Studies on the near shore sediment dynamics along Tamil        June          Nil
                                             Nadu coast                                                    2010
18   R.Wilbert                               Hydrodynamic characteristics of double chamber              July 2013        SAS
                                             oscillating water column device
19   L.Sheela Nair                           Sediment Dynamics Along the coast of Keral, India           July 2014        Nil
20   K.V. Anand                              Longshore sediment transport under seasonal and             July 2016        SAS
                                             extreme waves

21   Jermie.J. Stephen                       Coupled dynamics of liquid sloshing in a tank mounted on    July 2016        SAS
                                             a barge
22   K. Narendran                            Vortex induced vibration at high reynolds number to         July 2016        KM
                                             harness hydro-kinetic energy.
23   Senthil Kumar                           Investigations on functional performance of coastal         July 2018        KM
                                             Structures
24   Lokesha                                 hydrodynamic characteristics of perforated and non-         March            SAS
                                             perforated submerged structures                             2019
25   John Ashlin S                           Hydrodynamics of an Oscillating Water Column device         2019             SAS
                                             integrated with Breakwaters
26   Lokesha                                 Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Perforated and Non-         2019             SAS
                                             perforated submerged structures
27   E. Dinesh Kumar                         DEvelopment of Lattice boltzMann model for sea              2019             SAS
                                             surface and two phase flow

                      Thesis Advisor ( M.S Thesis)
      NO                  Name of the                                                                                    Co-
                                                                   Thesis Title                            Year
                            Student                                                                                  supervisor(**)
1                     T.V.S.N.Rao            Studies on Wave Induced Long shore Sediment Transport         1983
                                                                                                                          Nil
                                             on beaches and Related Phenomena
2                     P.N.Ananth             Wave induced sediment transport near Paradeep Port            1988           Nil

3                     M. Sri Krishna Priya   Wave Induced Dynamic Pressures on a Semicircular              2000
                                                                                                                         RSV
                                             Breakwater
4                  Ch. Madhusudhan         Experimental Studies of wave induced pressures & forces         2001
                                                                                                                           SNR
                                            on buried and unburied Pipelines
 5                  S. Purushotha           Hydrodynamic characteristics of floating pipe breakwater        2001
                                                                                                                           RSV

 6                  Sri Veda Kumar          Hydrodynamic characteristics of floating plain and              2001
                                                                                                                           RSV
                                            perforated plate breakwaters
 7                  B.V.V. Subba Rao        Hydrodynamic characteristics of Quadrant Front Face Pile        2001
                                                                                                                             Nil
                                            Supported Breakwater
 8                  G.Ganesh                Numerical modelling of Near shore Phenomena                     2003           Nil
 9                  K.A. Roopsekhar         Wave Forces On Pipelines on a sloping bottom                    2003           Nil
 10                 R.Balaji                Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Wave screens                    2003           Nil
 11                 G.N.V.Prasad            Ringing Response of Vertical cylinders in Breaking waves        2005           RSV
 12                 V. Kannaya Setti        Wave induced pressures and forces on the deck of                2006
                                                                                                                           KM
                                            offshore structures
 13                 D.Swetha                Numerical Investigations on the interaction of weakly           2010
                                                                                                                           KM
                                            nonlinear waves with plane, serrated and dented slopes
 14                 K.V.Anand               Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Curved Front face and           2010
                                                                                                                             Nil
                                            vertical seawalls
 15                 Samayam Satish          Comparative Assessment of Reliability of Extreme wave           2018
                                                                                                                           SAS
                                            height prediction models
 16                 Daniel Raj D            Influence Of Harbour Walls In An Oscillating Water Column       2018
                                                                                                                           SAS
                                            On Its Hydrodynamic Characteristics
 17                 R. Sukanya              Hydrodynamic performance assessment of a Geo-                   2018
                                                                                                                           SAS
                                            synthetic coastal structure.

 Thesis Advisor ( Ongoing M.S Thesis)
                                                                                                                         Co-
 Name of the Student                                     Thesis Title                                      Year
                                                                                                                     supervisor(**)
 Cheran Pandian           Numerical investigations on the Hydrodynamic Characteristics of pile             2019
                                                                                                                          SAS
                          supported breakwaters
 Sankar ganesh            Studies on Waveovertopping and Waverunup behaviour of Vettiver                   2019
                                                                                                                          SAS
                          plantation on Dikes with potential usage of Dredged sediments

 Thesis Advisor ( Ongoing Ph.D thesis)
                                                                                                                       Co-
 Name of the Student                                    Thesis Title                                    Year
                                                                                                                   supervisor(**)
 Rohini S                 Prediction of morphological changes due to extreme events.                2019                SAS
 Sangeetha                Not registered
 Karthik Ramnarayan        Hydrodynamic Characteristics of pile supported OWC structure                                SAS
 Golda Percy V P          Energy dissipation using buffer blocks for extreme events                 2019               VSR
 Mullai Vendhan           Slamming forces on coastal structures                                                        MVR
 Satish Samayam           Investigation of flow field variations induced by an oscillating wave                        SAS
                          energy converter
 Sai Chenthur             Dreging optimisation in Hooghly estuary                                                       KM

 Durai Easwaran           Wave transmission past obstacles                                                              SAS

(**)
RSV: Prof. R.Sundaravadivelu, CG: Prof. C.Ganapthi, MRP: Prof. M.R.Pranesh, SNR: Prof. S. Narasimha rao, JSM: Prof. J.S. Mani, SMS:
Dr. S.MeenakshiSundaram, VAS: Dr. V. AnanthaSubramanian, RN: Dr. R.Natarajan, SRG: Prof. S.R.Gandhi, PMK: Dr. P.M. Koola, KA:
Dr. K.Ananthanarayanan, VSR: Prof. V.S.Raju, SAS: Dr.S.A.Sannasiraj, KM: Dr.K.Murali, SN: Dr. S. Neelamani, BM: Dr. B. Manikiam,
MVR: Dr. M.V.Ramanamurthi, SR:Dr.V.Sriram

 Research Guidance in Germany
Mahmoud Reza Abbasi, Numerical modelling of wave-structure interaction problem, Diploma thesis, University of Wuppertal,
 2004.
 Ruben Laurids Lange, Development of user friendly software for design of rubble mound breakwaters, Student thesis, University
 of Wuppertal, 2004
 Mahmoud Reza Abbasi, Statistical investigations of waves acting on cylinders normal to the shoreline, Student thesis, University
 of Wuppertal, 2002
 Frank Sohnius und Andre Vögt, Numerical tools for estimating wave forces on vertical cylinders Student thesis, University of
 Wuppertal, 2002
 Daniel Schmolke und Daniela Wilke Hydrodynamic performance characteristics of vertical single wave screens due to regular
 and random waves, Student thesis, University of Wuppertal, 2001
 Nicolle Deussfeld, Numerical Modelling of nearshore phenomena, student thesis, Dec’97 to Feb’98.
 Kai Oderwald, Experimental Investigations on the Impact Loads on Platforms above the Sea Level due to Freak Waves, Diploma
 thesis, University of Wuppertal, 1997
 Michael Knippenberg, Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Wellenbelastung von getauchten horizontalen zylindrischen
 Strukturen, ie., Experimental Studies of Wave Induced Forces on Submerged Horizontal Cylindrical Structures, Diploma thesis,
 University of Wuppertal, 1997
 Rolf Baur, Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Belastung von zylindrischen Strukturen durch außergewöhnlich hohe Wellen, ie.,
 Loads on Inclined Cylinder due to Extreme Steep and High Waves, Diploma thesis, University of Wuppertal, 1996

 Number of Publications (as on June2018)
  Indian Journals                         12
  International Journals                 154
  International Conferences              275
  National Conferences                   100
  Total                                  541

Books
     •    Sundar,V. "Ocean wave Mechanics- Applications in Marine Structures", Ane Books Pvt Ltd Oct 2015 and International
          edition by Wiley
     •    Sundar.V. and Sannasiraj.S.A. Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering, “Coastal Engineering- Theory and Practice”,
          Feb 2019, https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/11148.
     •    Sundar.V. Sannasiraj.S.A., Murali.K and Sriram. V. Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering” TSUNAMI:
          Engineering Perspective for Mitigations, Protection and Modelling” published in June 2020 by world
          Scientific.
     •    Vallam Sundar, S. A. Sannasiraj, V. Sriram and Manta Devi Nowbuth. Proceedings of the Fifth International
          Conference in Ocean Engineering (ICOE2019)”, Nov 2020, Springer, ISBN: 978-981-15-8505-0
     •
Chapters in books
   1. Satish, S.| Sannasiraj, S.A.| Sundar, V., “Estimation and analysis of extreme maximum wave heights”, Lecture Notes in
        Civil Engineering, volume 22/2019, pp. 723-732, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3119-0_47.
   2. John Ashlin, S., Sannasiraj, S.A., Sundar, V., Kamath, A., Bihs, H., “Effects of power take-off damping and model scaling
        on the hydrodynamic performance of oscillating water column device”, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume
        23/2019, pp. 807-821, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3134-3_60.
   3. Harish, S., Sriram, V., Sundar, V., Sannasiraj, S.A., Didenkulova, I., “Impact of flow-driven debris on coastal structure
        during Tsunami bore”, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 23/2019, pp. 315-326, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-
        3134-3_24.
   4. Maheshvaran, V., Murali, K., Sundar, V., Chitra, K., “Study on maintenance dredging for navigable depth assurance in
        the macro-tidal hooghly estuary”, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 23/2019, pp. 353-367, DOI: 10.1007/978-
        981-13-3134-3_27.
   5. Saichenthur, N., Murali, K., Sundar, V., “Study on stability of eden navigational channel in hooghly river estuary”,
        Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 23/2019, pp. 337-352, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3134-3_26.
   6. Lokesha., Sannasiraj, S.A., Sundar, V., “Experimental studies on hydrodynamic performance of an artificial reef”,
        Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 23/2019, pp. 549-558, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3134-3_41.
   7. Ruzzo, C., Arena, F., Sundar, V., “Vibration control of large floating offshore structures by means of damping plates: A
        case study”, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 22/2019, pp. 347-363, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3119-0_20.
   8. Daniel Raj, D., Sundar, V., Sannasiraj, S.A., “Influence of harbour wall on pressure variation in an oscillating water
        column”, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 23/2019, pp. 751-763, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-3134-3_56.
9.   Sundar, V., Sannasiraj, S.A., “Coastal protection along vulnerable stretches along the South Indian Peninsula”, Lecture
           Notes in Civil Engineering, volume 2-2/2017, pp. 1327-1354, DOI: 10.1142/9789813204027_0046.

Sundar.V." Littoral drift" in the book Harbour and Coastal Engineering edited by S. Narasimhan and S. Kathiroli, chapter 9,
vol.II, pp 1 to 57.
Sundar, V. “Protection Measures Against Tsunami-type Hazards for the Coast of Tamil Nadu, India”, published in the book “The
Indian Ocean Tsunami” edited by Tad.S.Murty, U.Aswathanarayana and N.Nirupama, published by Taylor & Francis/Balkema,
The Netherlands, 2006, pp 411-421.
Sriram, V., Sannasiraj, S.A. and Sundar,V.“Velocity recovery techniques in finite element based MEL formulation” accepted for
a Review book titled Advances in Numerical Simulation of Nonlinear Water Waves edited by Prof. Q.Ma.
Sundar,V., Murali,K. and Norayanan,L. “ Resistance of flexible emergent vegetation and their effects on the forces and run-up
due to waves” published as Chapter 8, pp 129-160 in the book "Tsunami, Research and Technologies" Edited BY Nils-Axel
Moerner published by InTech, Jan 2011, ISBN 978-953-307-552-5.
Sundar.V.and            S.A.      Sannasiraj      'Coastal      protection        along vulnerable stretches       along the
south Indian peninsula'' chapter 46 in the Handbook of Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Vol. 2 (edition 2) ed. by
Young C.Kim has been published by World Scientific, Singapore, 2018
 V.Sundar, "Ocean wave Mechanics- Applications in Marine Structures", Ane Books Pvt Ltd Oct 2015 and International edition
 by Wiley

Research Projects (sponsored)
Sl.                                                                                                         Value         Co-
                   Title of the Project               Duration             Sponsoring Agency
No                                                                                                        ` (*105).   Investigator
1.     Studies on the wave induced sediment         (Mar’86 to     Central Board of Irrigation and           1.65
                                                                                                                          RSV
       Trans port near Paradeep Port                June ‘88)      Power, Govt. of India
2.     Development of Numerical Models for          (Aug.’92 to    Dept. of Ocean Development, Govt.        9.07
                                                                                                                          JSM
       Prediction of Near shore Phenomena           Mar ‘96)       of India
3.     Detached Breakwater as a Shore Protection    (Feb’95 to     National Inst. Of Ocean Tech, Govt.      4.18
                                                                                                                          Nil
       measure                                      Feb’97)        of India
4.     Stability of Frustum Concrete Blocks for     11.02.to       National Inst. Of Ocean Tech, Govt.      1.65
       Breakwaters and Coastal Protection Works     10.08     of   of India                                              MRP
                                                    1998
5.     Hydrodynamic behaviour of floating           12.4.99 to     Ministry of Surface Transport, Govt.    11.75
                                                                                                                          RSV
       breakwaters                                  11.4.2002      of India
6.     Hydrodynamic                 Performance     2004-07        Dept. of Science & Technology,          15.35
       Characteristics of Vertical Wave Screens                    Govt. of India
                                                                                                                          SAS
       with Circular Horizontal Intercepting
       Elements
7.     Energy Dissipation and Air Entrainment       2005-08        Naval Research Board, Govt. of          25.20
                                                                                                                          SAS
       due to Breaking Waves                                       India
8.     Utilisation of SAR and Scatterometer data    2005 – 08      Space Application Centre, Govt. of      14.60
       to improve wave forecast and to refine                      India                                                  SAS
       near shore bathymetry.
9.     Development of an Efficient Global SWE       2005-08        Indian Space Research Organisation      22.04          SAS
       Model Coupled with a Short Wave Model                                                                              KM

10     Assessment of functional performance of      2008           ICMAM, Govt. of India                   91.87          SAS
       groin field along the north of Chennai                                                                             KM
       harbour
11     Assimilation of satellite data to improve    2009           Space Application Centre, Govt. of      21.05
                                                                                                                          SAS
       wave forecast                                               India
12     Implementation of Coastal management         3.10.16 to     Central Water Commission, Min.         896 lakhs
                                                                                                                        KM/SAS
       information system (CMIS)                    03.11.18       water resources, Govt of India
Assessment tool for assessing the impact
      of ship/boat wake waves on the banks           Mar’13 to                                         69.51
13                                                                 Ministry of Shipping                            VSR and KM
      and protection measures for Inland             Mar’21                                            lakhs
      Waterways
      Inlet Dynamics and Shoal Process-a
                                                     Mar’18 to                                         63.51
14    Complete Numerical, Laboratory and                           Ministry of Shipping                            KM
                                                     Mar’21                                            lakhs
      Field Study
      New Concepts of pile supported                 Mar’18 to                                         59.11
15                                                                 Ministry of Shipping                            SAS
      breakwater with berthing facility              Mar’21                                            lakhs
      Potential impact of climate change on
      extreme waves and wave induced                 Mar’18 to                                         34.46 lak
16                                                                 DST
      sediment transport coastal erosion             Mar’23                                                        SAS
      siltation and shoreline shifts, DST
      Prediction of coastal Morphological                          DST                                 34.46       SAS
                                                     Mar’18 to
17    changes due to climate change variation                                                          lakhs
                                                     Mar’23
      of sea level rise, DST
      Effects and adaptation for sea level rise on                 DST                                 95.96       KM
      major coastal infrastructure in India, DST     Mar’18 to                                         lakhs       SAS
18
                                                     Mar’23                                                        RSV

      Implementation of Coastal management           15     Feb    Central Water Commission, Min.      414.31
19    information system (CMIS)                      2020 to 15    water resources, Govt of India      Lakhs         KM/SAS
                                                     Feb 2021

International Projects
Sl.                                                                                                                    Co-
                  Title of the Project                Duration            Sponsoring Agency                Value
No                                                                                                                 Investigator
                                                                                                       (80,000
      Wave Forces on Inclined Cylinders (INDO-       (Oct.’91 to   Volkswagon Research Foundation,
1.                                                                                                     German
      GERMAN)                                        Sep.’93)      Germany
                                                                                                       Marks)
                                                                                                       (86,250
      Loads on Inclined Cylinders due to Steep       (Jan.’95 to   German Science Foundation (DFG),
2.                                                                                                     German            PMK
      Waves and Currents (INDO-GERMAN)               Dec ‘96)      Germany
                                                                                                       Marks)
                                                                                                       (94,367
      Dynamic Pressures exerted on Semicircular      Jan’97-       German Agency for Technical
3.                                                                                                     German            RSV
      Breakwaters (INDO-GERMAN)                      Dec’2000      Cooperation (GTZ), Germany
                                                                                                       Marks)
      Study of an energy exchange between
                                                                   Dept. of Science & Tech, Govt. of   `.11.76
      wind and waves variability of their            Aug ’10 –
4                                                                  India                               lakhs             SAS
      climate characteristics in the Indian          July’12
      Ocean. (INDO-RUSSIAN)
                                                                                                       824000
      OWC Wave Energy Converters for
                                                     Aug’12 to     Norwegian Research Council,         NOK(1NO
5     Combined Clean Energy and Coastal                                                                                  SAS
                                                     Aug ‘15       NORWAY                              K =10
      Protection (OWCBW)
                                                                                                       INR)
      Large multipurpose platforms for               Nov 2014
6                                                                  European union under PLENOIS        -           KM and SAS
      exploiting renewable energy in open seas       to Oct 2018
      Development a new method of regime
                                                                   Dept. of Science & Tech, Govt. of
      characteristics assessment for wind and        July’14 to                                        18.36,lak
7                                                                  India                                           SAS and SR
      waves along the Indian coast                   July’16                                           hs
      (INDO-RUSSIAN)
      Impact of waterborne debris on the                           Dept. of Science & Tech, Govt. of
                                                     Oct’15 to
8     nearshore structures during extreme                          India                               21 lakhs    SAS and SR
                                                     Sep’17
      coastal floods (INDO-RUSSIAN)

Coordination, Training and Committees
Coordination
1.  Coordinator for Short Term Course on “Wave Action on Coastal and Offshore Offshore Structures”, Dec.9-23, 1985 under
    Continuing Education Programme for Practicing Engineers.
2. Co-coordinator for “National Workshop on Wave Studies and Applications” Feb.3-5, 1986.
3. Coordinator for Short-term course on “Coastal Engineering” Dec.11-22, 1989 under Continuing Education Programme.
4. Coordinator for Short term course on “Coastal and Ocean Engineering”, Nov.4-9, 1991 under Continuing Education Programme.
5. Coordinator for Coastal Engineering for “Inter Institutional Course and Workshop on Dredging, Port, Coastal Engg. And Coastal
    Zone Management”, Indo-Dutch Programme, Jan.23-31, 1995, IIT, Madras.
6. Coordinator for Short Term Course on “Course on Coastal Structures”, April 13-24, 1998 under Continuing Education
    Programme for Metallurgical & Engineering Consultants (India) Ltd, Ranchi.
7. Coordinator for Inter-Institutional Course on ‘Coastal Engineering’ and Workshop on ‘Breakwaters’, in collaboration with
    Technical Univ. Delft, The Netherlands, 6-10 March, 2000, IIT Madras
8. Coordinator a short course on ‘Coastal & ocean engineering’ for Students of University of Wuppertal, Germany Sep 4 –6, 2002.
9. Coordinator a short course on ‘Coastal and Offshore engineering’ in University of Wuppertal, Germany, Sep 4-6, 2002.
10. Coordinator, Short term course on “Coastal Engineering” conducted by International Ocean Institute, Dept. of Ocean
    Engineering, IIT Madras, 31Jan-2 Feb 2004.
11. Joint Corodinator, , GLOBAL INITIATIVE OF ACADEMIC NETWORKS (GIAN) Shore course on “Introduction to Marine Renewable
    Energy”, with Univ of Ediburg, UK, 15-20 February 2016, IIT Madras
12. Joint Corodinator, GLOBAL INITIATIVE OF ACADEMIC NETWORKS (GIAN) Shore course on “Extreme Waves in Ocean
    Engineering”, with Univ of Reggio, Italy, 21 March to 1 April 2016, IIT Madras

Reviewer / Examiner

1.   External Reviewer for the strategic project titled “Hydraulics and Mixing in exchange flows” for Natural Science and Engineering
     Research Council of Canada ( Aug 2003).
2.   Examiner for a number of M.Tech Theses submitted to National Institute of Technology, Karnataka of calicut and Suarthkal &
     University of Pondicherry , INDIA.
3.   Examiner for the Ph.D thesis entitled “A Numerical Study of Fully Nonlinear Two-Dimensional free-Surface Flows and Wave-
     Body Interactions” Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
4.   External Reviewer for the strategic project titled “Hydraulics and Mixing in exchange flows” for Natural Science and Engineering
     Research Council of Canada ( Aug 2003)
5.   Examiner for the Ph.D thesis entitled “Analytical and Physical Model Study on the Reflection Behaviour of Slotted Quay Wall
     with Wave Chamber” Anna University, INDIA (Oct 2006).
6.   Examiner for the Ph.D thesis entitled “Applicability of Artificial Neural Networks For Investigating Short-Term Developments Of
     Near-shore Morphology” University of Cottbus, Germany (Oct 2005)
7.   Reviewer of papers submitted to American Society of the Civil Engineering Jl and Jl. Of Hydraulic Research of IAHR
8.   Examiner for the Ph.D thesis entitled “Characterising Hydrological Responses of Coastal Humid Tropical Wetland” National
     Institute of Technology Karnataka 2008
9.   Examiner for the Ph.D thesis entitled “Some Experimental StudiesOn Influence of Surface Waves on Mixing Characteristics of a
     Horizontal Buoyant Jet” Dept. of Civil Engg, Andhra University, 2008 and thesis from several other Institutes/ universities

Organisation of conferences/workshops

1.  Organising Secretary (Publications), International Conference in Ocean Engineering, 17-20 Dec’96, IIT Madras.
2.  Organising Secretary, Symposium on “Foundation Engineering In Soft Marine Clays” 1 Dec ’03, in IIT Madras
3.  Organising Secretary, Workshop on “Coastal Protection Measures”, conducted by International Ocean Institute, Dept. of Ocean
    Engineering, IIT Madras, 5 &6 Nov 2004, Kanyakumari
4. Organising Secretary, workshop on “ Coastal Problems & solutions” conducted by International Ocean Institute, Dept. of Ocean
    Engineering, IIT Madras, 3-4 Feb 2004
5. Organising Secretary, Workshop on “Tsunami Effects and Mitigation Measures” Dept. Ocean Engg, IIT Madras, 26 Dec 2005
6. Organising secretary, 15th Congress of the Asian Pacific Division of International Association of Hydraulic Research, 7-10 Aug
    2006, IIT Madras.
7. Organising Secretary, INDO-JAPAN Workshop on “Coastal Problems and Mitigation Measures – including the effects of
    Tsunami” (16-17 July 2007)
8. Coordinator,”INDO-GERMAN workshop on research activities of students” organized with Franzius Institute, Hannover and
    University of Wuppertal, Germany held in IITM Madras on 10th Jan 2008.
9. Organising Secretary, International conference on Hydro Science and Engineering, ICHE2010, IIT Madras, 2-5 Aug 2010.
10. Organising Secretary, International workshop on “Geosynthetics and modern materials in Coastal protection and related
    applications” jointly organized with committee on Coastal and Maritime Hydraulics of IAHR, IIT Madras 6-7 Aug 2010.
11. Organising Secretary, 8th PIANC-COPEDEC Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries to be held
    in IIT Madras 20-24 Feb 2012
12. Organising Secretary, Second International Workshop on “Geo-synthetics and modern materials and modern materials in
    coastal protection and related applications” jointly organised with Universidad Anahuac Mayab, Yucatan, Mexico, 4 –5
    March 2013 in IIT Madras
13. Organising Secretary, HYDRO 2013 INTERNATIONAL conference, 4-6 Dec 2013 in IIT Madras.
14. Organising Secretary, International workshop on Ocean Wave energy, jointly with NTNU, Norway, 2-3 Dec 2013 in IIT Madras
15. Organising Secretary, Indo-Japan Workshop on River Mouths, Tidal Flats and Lagoons, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, Sep. 15-16,
    2014
16. Organising Secretary, 8th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts, (APAC 2015) 7-10 Sept 2015
17. Coordinator Workshop on Numerical Modeling of Free Surface Flows in Coastal and Ocean Engineering (hands on
    experience) – REEF3D : Open Source CFD
18. Organising Secretary, Indo-Australian Marine Renewable Energy Symposium, 4-5 April 2016, IIT Madras
19. Joint organizing secretary, Second Indo-Australian Marine Renewable Energy Workshop held on 17th
    February 2018.

20. 4th International Conference in Ocean Engineering (ICOE 2018) held on 18th – 21st February 2018
21. Organising secretary, National Workshop on Coastal Management Information System held on 27th
    February 2018 in IIT Madras
22. Orgaising Secretary, 'Hands on training in Coastal management information system' for Govt Officials at
    IIT Madras, 19-29 Nov 2018
23. Second National workshop on Coastal Management Information System at IIT Madras on 11th March 2019
24. Organising Secretary, Fifth Intl conf in Ocean Enginnering, ICOE 2019, Mauritius,28 July -1 Aug 2019.
25.

Technical Committees

1.    Member Course Development Group for Regional Operational Centre of Intl. Ocean Institute, IIT Madras. The task is to prepare
      course module on topics in Coastal Zone Management, 1995.
2.    Steering Committee Member, Invest Port – National Conference on “Partnerships for infrastructure Development Ports”, 8th &
      9th April 1996.
3.    Member, International Scientific Honorary Committee, Eighth Congress of the International Maritime Association of
      Mediterranean, Istanbul Technical University, 2-9 Nov.’97, Istanbul, Turkey.
4.    Member, selection committee for considering the promotion of Senior Scientists of National Institute of Ocean Technology,
      Dept. of Ocean Development, Govt. Of India, 1998, 2000, 2004 2008.
5.    Advisor to Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Govt. of India for selection of Scientist, Feb’95.
6.    Advisor to UPSC, Govt. of India for Engineering Services Examination ’97, March’98.
7.    Member, International Standing Committee, Second International Conference on Marine Industry, MARIND’98, 28 Sept to 02
      Oct, 1998, Varna, Bulgaria.
8.    Invited by National Institute of Science Communication, New Delhi as panel of experts for the constitution of
      selection/assessment committees in Oceanography for the period 1998 to 2000.
9.    Member, Steering Committee, Intl. Conf in Ocean Engg, I.I.T.Madras, Dec11-14, 2001
10.   Member, Technical Committee, 13th Asia Pacific Division of Intl. Association of Hydraulic research, 6-8 Aug 2002, Singapore.
11.   Member, Technical Committee, Meet MARIND, Intl conf to be held in Varna , Bulgaria, Oct 2002.
12.   Member, Organising committee, Intl. Conf. On Ship & Ocean Technology, SHOT 200216-17 Dec 2002, IIT Kharagpur, India
13.   Advisor, 2nd APCOS Conf on Offshore Systems, April 2003 to be held in Thailand
14.   Non-Official Expert member of the Coastal Protection & Development Advisory Committee (CPDAC), Govt. of India from June
      2004 to Dec 2009.
15.   Member of Expert Committee from June 2004 to review the Coastal Regulation Zone
16.   Notification of 1991, Govt. of India.
17.   Member of the expert committee for recruitment of scientists for the research labs of Defense Research & development
      organization (DRDO), and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India.
18.   Member, Expert committee to advice the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and environment on coastal protection
19.   Member, Technical Advisory Committee of Chilika development authority, Govt. of India
20.   Member, Executive committee of Institute for Ocean Management, Anna University, Chennai
21.   Session chairman for Ocean Engineering Symposium-Wave Mechanics & Wave effects, 26th Offshore Mechanics and Arctic
      Engineering, OMAE2007, 10-15 June 2007, Sandiago-U.S.
22.   Member, Research council of Centre for earth science studies (CESS), Kerala State Council for Science, Technology &
      Environment from 27th April 2007 for a period of three years.
23.   Expert member, Committee for Master plan on Coastal protection works, Public works department, Govt. of Tamil Nadu,
      INDIA since 27.7.07
24. Member of the panel of experts for National Institute of Science Communication and Information resources, Council for
    Scientific & Industrial research, Govt.of India for the period 2007-09.
25. Expert member of the National Board of Accreditation(NBA) of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for National
    Institute of Technology Karnataka (March 2008)
26. Advisor, Engineering Services Examinations, 2007 conducted during March 2008 by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC),
    Govt. of India
27. Member, Intl. Scientific committee of 3rd Intl. Conf. On Estuaries and Coasts, Sep 14-16 2009, Tohoku University, Sendai,
    JAPAN
28. Member of selection committee for recruitment/promotion of faculty in Dept. of Ocean Engg at I.I.T. Kharagpur (2006, 2008)
29. Member, Technical committee for “High-level International Forum on Water Resources and Hydropower”, Beijing, China,
    17-18 Oct 2008
30. Chairman & Member of Technical committee, 16th Asia Pacific congress of Intl. Association of Hydraulic Engineering
    Research, Nanjing, China 20-23 Oct 2008.
31. Member, International Steering Committee of Asian & Pacific Coasts (APAC 2009), Singapore
32. Member, International Scientific Committee of Intl. Conf in Hydrodynamics (ICHd 2010) Beijing 2010
33. Non-Official Expert member of the Coastal Protection & Development Advisory Committee (CPDAC), Govt. of India from June
    2010-2013.
34. Member, Scientific committee of Second International Conference on Coastal Zone Engineering and Management, Muscat,
    (1-3 Nov 2010)
35. Member of Scientific committee for 4th International Perspectives on Water Resources and the Environment (IPWE) 2011
    conference, Jan 4 - 6, 2011, Singapore
36. Member –jury for the evaluation of the 2011 DE-PAEPE-WILLIAMS award for young professionals being offered by PIANC, The
    World Association for water borne transport Infrastructure.
37. Member of the organising committee of International Hydrodynamic Committee of International Society of Offshore and
    Polar Engineers (ISOPE 2012 in Greece.
38. Member of Executive council of Indian Society of Hydraulics for 2012-14.
39. Expert member on the International Panel of Experts (IPE) for the study entitled “Coastal Adaptation Study” (CAS) for
    Building & Construction Authority, Singapore from mid 2013 to mid 2016.
40. Member, Technical advisory committee to assist Governing council of CWPRS, Pune in their R&D, 2014.
41. Non-Official Expert member of the Coastal Protection & Development Advisory Committee (CPDAC), Govt. of India from June
    2014-2017.(THIRD CONSECUTIVE TERM)
42. Member, Executive council of International Conference on Hydrodynamics, China from Oct 2014
43. Member of the scientific committee of 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion will take place in Oxford, UK from 12-
    15 Sep 2016.
44. Member of the scientific committee of Coastal Lab 16, University of Ottowa, Canada, May 10-14, 2016
45. Member, International steering committee, Asian and Pacific Coasts, APAC council 2014 -
46. As Member of the working group, WG 130 of PIANC published " Anti-sedimentation systems for Marinas and Yacht harbours",
    Report n 130-2015, 2015
47. Member, International steering committee, Asian and Pacific Coasts, APAC council from 2017
48. Member, International steering committee, 5th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering,
    ICCOE 2018 to be held in Shanghai, China during April 27 to 29 , 2018.
49. Memebr of the Intl Sc. comm of the 8th International Conference on Fluid Mechanics, 25-28, 2018, Sendai, Japan
50. Memebr of the Intl Sc. comm of 13th International Conference on Hydroscience & Engineering (ICHE-2018) at the Chongqing
    Jiaotong University in China, June 18 to 22
51. Memebr of the Intl Sc. comm of 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore RENEW2018, 8-10 Oct 2018,
    Lisbon, Portugal
52.
Editorial Responsibility

Member of the Editorial board of the Indian Journal of Marine Sciences for the period 2005-07
Associate Editor, Journal of Hydro-Environment Research by the Asia Pacific division International Association of Hydraulic
Research journal to be launched in Jan 2007
Associate Editor, Ocean Engineering journal (International) by Elsevier Publishing Co.
Member of the Guest Editorial Board for the special issue of International Journal of Ecology and Development on Coastal and
Estuarine Environment, 2007
Member, Editorial board of the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part M: Journal of Engineering for the
Maritime Environment from 2009
Member, Editorial board of the international journal(s) on Engineering and Mechanics from 2009
Member, selection board, International Centre for urban water hydro informatics Research and Innovation (ICUH)
Associate Editor of the Editorial board of Indian Society of Hydraulics Journal since 2009
Editorial Board of the Journal JAWER - Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research from Nov 2012
Member Fourth Editorial Board of China Ocean Engineering from Apr 2013
Reviews (Reviewed papers that were submitted to)

        Journal of Coastal research (Intl)
        Ocean Engineering journal (Intl)
        Applied ocean research (Intl)
        Journal of Hydro-Environment research (Intl)
        Indian journal of marine sciences
        Intl. Journal of Ecology & development (Intl)
        Journal of waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engg, ASCE
        Coastal Engineering published by Elsevier
        Reviewed research project proposals submitted to Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
         for grants.
Training Program
Participant – International Training Programme on Exclusive Economic Zone at Dalhousie University, Canada. Conducted by
International Ocean Institute, MALTA
Course modules
      Completed two course modules titled “BREAKWATERS” and “COASTAL EROSION AND PROTECTION” sponsored by Centre
         for Continuing Education, I.I.T. Madras
      Lectures on two post graduate degree courses, viz., Wave Hydrodynamics and Coastal Engineering that are open in the
         NPTEL web site for the benefit of students, researchers and faculty. For details visit
         http://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/114106033/. These lectures are available in the YOUTUBE
     

Visits abroad
1.    Germany, to present a technical paper title “Wave Loads on Vertical Cylinders” at Intl. Conf. On Marine Research, Ship Tech.
      And Ocean Engg. Sep.27, Oct.2, 1982 held in Hamburg.
2.    Canada, as a participant for Intl. Training program on Exclusive Economic Zone at Dalhousie University, June 13 – Aug. 19, 1983.
3.    Hawaii, USA to present a technical paper titled, “Coastal Engineering Problems in India – An Overview” at pacific congress on
      Marine Technology, April 24 – 27, 1984.
4.    Germany, as a Visiting Scientist at Technical University, Berlin, Feb. ‘87 – Jan. ‘88.
5.    Halifax, Canada to present a paper titled “Distribution of Long shore Currents and Sediment Transport Rates in the Surf Zone
      off Paradeep, India” at Oceans 87, 28 Sep. – 1 Oct. 1988.
6.    Germany, as a European Community postdoctoral fellow to Institute for fluid mechanics and computer applications in Civil
      Engineering, University of Hannover, Jan. ‘91 to June ‘91.
7.    Germany, invited by Institute Fluid Mechanics and Computer application in Civil Engineering, University of Hannover, June-July
      ‘92.
8.    Germany, invited by Franzius Institute, Hannover, May-July ‘93.
9.    Germany, invited as Visiting Professor by German Science Foundation for the period May-July ‘94 and Dec.’94.
10.   Japan, to present a paper in an Intl. Conf. HYDRO PORT ‘94, 19-21, Oct.’94.
11.   Germany, under Joint project sponsored by German Science Foundation during the period 14 May – 6 July ’95.
12.   Germany, under Joint project sponsored by German Science Foundation during the period 4th May – 4th July’96.
13.   Malaysia, to present two papers and to Chair a Session in an Intl. Conf. On 10th Congress of APD-IAHR during the period 26
      August -29 Aug’96.
14.   Seoul, Korea to present a paper in an Intl. Conf. On The Third Asian-Pacific Conference on COMPUTATIONAL MECHANICS during
      the period 16-18 September, 1996.
15.   Germany as Visiting Professor invited by German Science Foundation (May’97 – August’97).
16.   San Fransisco, USA to present papers in IAHR Specialty Seminar on Multidirectional Waves and their Interaction with Structures
      (10 – 15 August, 1997)
17. Istanbul, Turkey to present papers and chaired a Technical session in the 8th Congress of International Association of
    Mediterranean (IMAM’97) (2-9 November, 1997).
18. Germany, under Joint project sponsored by German Agency for Technical Cooperation during the period 16th May – 10th July’96.
19. Leipzig, Germany under joint project sponsored by German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) during the period 15th May
    to 15th July, 1998.
20. Palm Beach, Florida, USA to present papers in International Coastal Symposium during the period 20 – 23 May, 1998.
21. Lisbon, Portugal to present paper in the 17th International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
    (OMAE’98) during the period 5-9 July, 1998.
22. Hong Kong, China to present paper in the Seventh International Symposium on River Sedimentation and the Second
    International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics, 15 – 19 Dec 1998.
23. Singapore to discuss about joint research project under a MOU singed between National University of Singapore Madras, 21-
    31 Dec, 1998.
24. Cape Town, South Africa to present a paper and chair a Technical session in the COPEDEC V Conference during 19 -24 April,
    1999.
25. Victoria, B.C, Canada to present a paper in the Canadian Coastal Conference, 1999 during 19-23 May, 1999.
26. Genoa, Italy to present a paper in an International Conference on Monitoring and Control of Marine and Harbour Structures
    during 1-4 June, 1999.
27. Leipzig, Germany under joint project sponsored by German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) during the period 02-30
    December, 1999.
28. New Orleans, USA to present papers in OMAE 2000 Conference on Energy for the New Millennium during 14-17 Feb, 2000.
29. Ischia, Naples,(ITALY) to present paper in the International Maritime Association of Mediterranean, IX Congress, (IMAM 2000),
    2-6 April, 2000.
30. Leipzig, Germany under joint project sponsored by German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) during the period 17 May
    – 30 June, 2000.
31. Bander Abbas, Iran to present papers in ICOPMAS 2000 conf during 19 -23Nov, 2000
32. T.U. Delft,The Netherlands visiting Fellow invited by Stichtung Her Lamminga Foundation 4-20 Dec,2000
33. Varna, Bulgaria To present a paper in Intl. Conf. On Marine Industry (MARIND’96) 2-7 June’96
34. Subang Jaya, Malaysia , to present two technical papers in Asia-Pacific conference on offshore systems, April 23-26, 2001
35. Germany Visiting Professor to Univ. of Wuppertal, Germany invited by DAAD, Germany 1Oct 2001 to 30 Sept 2002
36. London, U.K to participate in Visnet (Violent waves interaction with Structures) working group workshop in London, 30Nov
    2001
37. Canada to deliver an invited lecture in Queen’s University, on 15th April 2002
38. Glasgow, U.K to participate in Visnet (Violent waves interaction with Structures) working group workshop in, 26 Apr 2002
39. Singapore, to present papers in 13th Congress of the Asia and Pacific division of the IAHR, 6-8, August 2002.
40. Germany Visiting Professor to Univ. of Wuppertal, invited by DAAD, Germany 2June –20 July 2003
41. SriLanka, presented papers and chaired technical sessions in COPEDEC VI, Sep 15-19’ 03
42. Germany Visiting Professor to Univ. of Wuppertal, invited by DAAD, Germany 10May –10 July 2004
43. Canada To present a paper in 23rd Intl. Conf. On Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engg (OMAE’04) 20-25 June’04, Vancouver
44. Hongkong To present a technical paper, chairing a session in 14th Asia Pacific division of International Associ of Hydraulic
    Research (APD of IAHR), 15-18th Dec 2004 in Hongkong and to also present the preliminary arrangement for 15th APD of IAHR
    to be held in IIT Madras in 2006.
45. Germany, Visiting Scholar to University of Cottbus under Erasmus Mundus Program of European union from 6th May to 6th July
    2005
46. Canada, To present a paper in 2nd Annual Canadian Research and Hazards Networking Symposium, 17-19 Nov’05, Toronto,
    Canada
47. U.A.E, To present a few papers in 1st International conference and exhibition in coastal zone management and engineering”,
    Dubai 27-29 Nov 2005.
48. Germany Visiting Professor to Univ. of Wuppertal, invited by DAAD, Germany 10 May –10 July 2006
49. Italy To present a paper in 2nd workshop on coastal processes and port Engineering, 29 May -1 June 2006, Univ of calabria-
    Cosenza, Catania
50. Japan to participate as an invitee in the Inaugural meeting of Port-city University League (PUL), 7-9 Nov 2006
51. Hongkong, to participate and present two papers in “Launching symposium of Journal of Hydro-environment Research” Jan
    18-19, 2007
52. Australia to present a paper in the 9th International Coastal Symposium, Gold Coast, 16-20 April 2007
53. Germany Visiting Professor to Univ. of Wuppertal, invited by DAAD, Germany 05 May –10 July 2007
54. France as a panelist for two sessions, (i) Natural disasters & Industrial accidents and (ii) Environment and safety in the IIT-EU
    T2B conference held in Paris on 11 May 2007
55. Venice, to participate in 32nd IAHR to present a technical paper as well as to chair the meeting of the Executive committee of
    the Asia-Pacific division of Intl.Association Hydraulic Engg research, 29 june-4 July 2007
56. Dubai, UAE to participate in the 7th PIANC-COPEDEC, 24-28 Feb2008 and also to represent APD-IAHR
57. Nagoya, Japan to participate in the 8th Intl. Conf on Hydro-Science and Engineering and to participate in the IAHR council
    meeting 8-12 Sep 2008, , Nagoya, Japan
58. Beijing, China Delivered a key note lecture on “ Flooding during Natural Coastal Disasters- Role of vegetation” in the High-
    level International Forum on Water Resources & Hydropower, , 17-18 Oct 2008
59. Nanjing, China to participate in 16th APD-IAHR congress 20-23 Oct 2008 delivered a keynote lecture on “Research on Tsunami
    Mitigation Strategies” and a paper.
60. Dubrovnik, Croatia- delivered key note lecture “Impacts of Climate Change on Indian coasts prospective solutions for the
    future, in Intl Conf on marine waste water discharges & marine environment, MWWD 2008 27-31 Oct
61. Dhaka, Bangladesh-delivered key note lecture on Role of vegetation in attenuating wave run-up” in International workshop
    on Tsunami Vulnerability, Dhaka, Bangladesh organized by Ministry of food & disaster management, Govt. of Bangladesh,
    20-22 Jan 2009
62. Vienna, Austria to present a paper in European Geo-Sciences Union General Assembley, Vienna, Austria, April 19-24 2009
63. Honolulu, USA to participate in the meeting of the editorial board of Ocean Engineering journal
64. Trondhiem, Norway as visiting Professor to Nowegian University of Science & Technology 15 Aug-30 Sep 2009
65. Alexandria, Egypt to present a paper in International conference on coastal zone management of river deltas and low land
    coastlines (czmrdllc) 2010, 6-10 mar 2010,
66. Auckland, New Zealand As Chairman, IAHR-APD participated in 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the
    International Association of Hydraulic Engineering &Research, 21-24 Feb 2010.
67. Liverpool, U.K to present a paper in 32 nd PIANC 10-14 may 2010.
68. Shangai, China, to present a paper and chair a session in Ninth International Conference on Hydrodynamics11-15 Oct’10
69. Muscat, OMAN, to present a paper and chair a session Second International Conference on Coastal Zone Engineering and
    Management (Arabian Coast 2010), November 1-3, 2010
70. Singapore to deliver a few lectures and to participate in a Short course/Workshop on Coastal Modelling organised by
    Nanyang Tech univ during 21-25 Feb 2011
71. Sccezin, Poland to participate and chairin a session in International Coastal Symposium, 9-14 May 2011
72. Moskow, Russia, to deliver lecture and in connection with joint research project with Obukhov Institute for Physics of
    Atmosphere of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 7-17 July 2011
73. Trondheim, Norway as Erasmus Mundus scholar invited by European Commission to teach in Marine Civil Engg, NTNU from
    15 Aug to 14 Nov 2011.
74. Sandiego, USA to chair a session in Coastal Engineering practice conference organised by ASCE, 20-24 Aug 2011.
75. Hong Kong, China, International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC 2011), Dec 14-16, 2011.
76. Merida, Mexico under invitation of Anahac Mayab University, delivered a few lectures during 6-8 May 2012.
77. Jeju, South Korea, under invitation to chair a keynote for 18th Congress of the Asia & Pacific Division of the International
    Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR-APD 2012) !9-23 Aug, 2012
78. Rincon,Puerto Rico to present a paper in 8th International Multi-Purpose Reef & Surf Sciences Symposium Feb19-21, 2013
79. JSPS fellow to Tohoku University, Japan awarded by Japan Society for the Promotion Of Science, Mar-Oct 2013 during
    which delivered invited lectures in Tohoku univ, Saitama univ, Kyto univ, Waseda univ, Yamaguchi univ and Hokkaido univ.
80. Seoul, S.Korea, to participate in JHER editors forum meeting 22-23 July 2013
81. Singapore as expert member of the committee to review the project on Coastal Adaptation Study” (CAS) for Building &
    Construction Authority, Singapore 12-16 Jan 2014.
82. Portugal , to present a paper in 3rd IAHR Europe congress 14-16 April’14 in univ of Porto and to deliver an invited talk in
    univ of Lisbon.
83. USA, Atlantic city to present a paper in Energy Ocean 3-5 June’14.
84. Mauritius- To conduct a Design of Coastal Adaptation structures (soft measures), for Ministry of environment, Mauritius,
    Aug 4-8, 2014.
85. Lisbon, Portugal, To participate in 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies, RENEW 2014 held during 24-26
    Nov 2014.
86. Mauritius to conduct a Continuous Professional Development course in Univ of Mauritius on “Ocean Data Collection and
     Analysis." 26-29 Jan 2015, sponsored by The Ministry of Environment & Sustainable Development (CPD), Govt of Mauritius
87. Singapore-As a member of the panel of experts to review the progress Caostal Adaptation study for Singapore conducted
     by BCA, Singapore during 4 to 6 Feb 2015.
88. Lisbon, Portugal- As visiting professor under Plenose Joint project with Univ of Reggio, Italy during 1 to 30 April 2015
89. Reggio, Italy- As visiting professor under Plenose Joint project with Univ of Reggio, Italy during 1 to 30 April 2015
90. Moscow, Russia- In connection with Indo Russian project during 15 to 22 May 2015
91. Trondhiem, Norway. In connection with Indo Norwegian project during 25-29 May 2015
92. Kona, Hawaii, USA to participate in ISOPE 2015 during 20 to 24 June 2015
93. Edinburg & London, UK to participate in workshop on ocean energy and to deliver lectures, 20 to 24 Sep 2015.
94. Germany, to participate in the DAAD Alumni Seminar 2015 during 8 to 14 November 2015
95. Mexico, to deliver keynote lecture in the third Intl workshop on Geosynthetics and modern materials in coastal protection
     & related applications, Merida, 2-4 Dec 2015.
96. Mauritius, Discussion on the project for Coastal Adaption Works at Mon Choisy and Riviere des Galets from 7 to 8 February
     2016
97. Nizhny, Russia to discuss on joint Indo-Russian project from 7th to 13th May 2016.
98. Dubai,UAEto deliver a key note lecture on " Adaptation to Natural Coastal Hazards-Case Studies Along The Indian Coast ",
     Arabian Coast (3rd International conference on coastal zone engineering and management in the Middle East), UAE, 20-
     23 November 2016.
99. Calabria, Italy,Mediterranea University of Reggio in connection with project durig 16th June to 15th July 2017
100.Wuppertal, Germany, University of Wuppertal, visited university and delivered a lecture from 6-7 July 2017
101. Germany, To attend DSFD Conference, Germany from 10-14 July 2017
102.Dublin, Ireland, to visit universities from 21 to 26 august 2017
103.Cork, Ireland, University College Cork, to attend 12th EWTEC 2017 conference from 27th August to 1st Sept. 2017
104.Qingdao, China To attend the Second Ocean Surface Waves and Wave-Coupled Processes Workshop at Australia-China
     Centre for Maritime Engineering, Qingdao, China 10.10.2017 to 12.10.2017
105.Rice University, USA In connection with project from 7th -23rd December 2017
106.Texas, USA, Visit to Texas A&M University and University of Texas from 24th December to 12th January 2017
107.Mauritius, Discussion on the detailed project report for Project Trident from 16th to 18th January 2018.
108.Dubai, UAE, to attend the Coastal Engineering workshop from 28th Feb. To 4th Mar’18
109.Bangkok, Thailand, presented a paper in RIMES workshop during 23rd to 26th March 2018.
110.Mauritius, University of Mauritius, attend the Local Organizing Committee meeting of the Fifth International Conference
     in Ocean Engineering from 18th to 21st May 2018.
111.London, U.K, DST-UKIERI project visit from 28th May to 10th June 2018
112.Charleston, USA to participate in OCEANS2018 IEEE conference, 22-25 Oct 2018
113.Tampa, USA to participate in the conference Coastal Structures 27-30 May, 2019
114.Marseilles, France, to present a paper in IEEE OCEANS 2019 conference, 18-20 June’19
115.Mauritius, organising secretary 5th Intl conf in Ocean Engg, ICOE 2019, 29 July-1 Aug 2019.
116.Hanoi, Vietnam, to attend the APAC Intl scientific comm mtg 26-28 Sep 2019.

Tsunami related works
Public Awareness Programs

     Participated in an interview on the devastating effects of Tsunami that was telecast by private TV channel, Jaya TV
      on 27.12.2004 (in Tamil)
     Participated in a live broadcast by Rainbow FM 107.1 (All India Radio) on 31.12.2004 at 5.15pm under the theme
      “Ariviyal Arangam”(in Tamil)
     On the request of the Rotary Club of Tambaram, a lecture on the generation and propagation of Tsunami was
      delivered on 2nd Jan 2005
     Participated in an interview on the devastating effects of tsunami and safety measures to be followed that was
      telecast by private TV channel, RAJ TV on 13.1.2005
     Participated in an interview on the devastating effects of tsunami and safety measures to be followed that was
      telecast by Doordarshan (Govt. of India) Podigai TV channel on 13.1.2005
     The effects of groins designed and executed under my supervision in Kanyakumari district and in Chennai in reducing
      the inundation of sea water, saving several villages were published in leading English daily newspapers, The Hindu,
      The Times of India, The Indian Express in English and in popular Tamil magazines like Kumudam and Anandavikatan
     Participated in an one hour live question and answers session program, “Ungalukku Theriyuma” in Tamil on 25th
      Jan’05 conducted by Doordarshan (Pothigai TV), Govt of India.

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