About Me

Dr. R Vijayakumar is a graduate of Naval Architecture from the Cochin University of Science and Technology. He has completed his PG Diploma in Naval Construction from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, MTech in Ocean Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Prior to joining IIT Madras, he had served in the Indian Navy for a period of 21 years and retired as Commander. During his tenure in the Navy, he had worked in dockyards (Mumbai and Visakhapatnam) and design directorate. He had also served as Adjunct Faculty at the Naval Construction Wing, Department of Applied Mechanics at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.