Dr. S. Nallayarasu, Professor in the Department of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras has a total of 22 years of experience in Oil and Gas industry, research and teaching. Prior to joining IITM, his industry experience includes analysis and design of offshore structures, port and harbour structures, subsea pipelines, lay barge facilities. During the tenure at Aker Singapore, he was involved in design of large topsides and jacket with lift, launch and float-over installations all around the world.
Currently he is working on research areas related to floating and fixed structures in deep water and investigation on hydrodynamic response of Spar and semi-submersible structures. He has published many research papers on fixed and floating structures. He is currently teaching subjects such as Design of Offshore Structures, Materials and Fabrication of Offshore Structures, Foundations for Offshore Structures and Installation of offshore Structures. He has been conducting training courses on offshore structural engineering, foundations and subsea pipelines for the industry including EIL, ONGC, SAIPEM, L&T, Technip, Aker Solutions and SHRDC Malaysia.