I received my doctoral degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon, Portugal and MS in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University, Texas, USA. Right after obtaining my master degree and before joining for PhD, I worked as a Design Specialist in Technip Inc., Houston, USA. I received my B.Tech in Naval Architecture and Ship Building from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin. I served Mazagon Dock Ltd, Mumbai and Albwady Marine Engineering , Dubai, UAE as a Naval Architect for a total period of four year, before moving to USA for my higher studies.
Areas of specialization
-Nonlinear ship dynamics and hydrodynamics
-maneuvering of ships in waves
-Parametric rolling and viscous damping of offshore structures.