Other Activities

Administrative responsibilities at IIT Madras

2009-2013       Warden, Cauvery hostel.

2011-2013       Chairman, Mess Monitoring Committee

2012-2014       Member, Building Committee

 Academic responsibilities at IIT Madras

  • 2011-2013       Member, Board of Academic Research
  • 2010-2014      Professor-in-charge and Coordinator, Summer Internship Program, Dept of Ocean Engineering
  • 2010-2014      Admission coordinator, M.S and Ph.D Programs, Dept. of Ocean Engineering
  • 2012-2014      Professor-in-Charge, Instrumentation Lab, Dept of Ocean Engineering
  • 2013-2014      Professor-in-Charge, 2m Flume, Dept of Ocean Engineering
  • 2012-2014      Faculty Advisor, 1st Year Naval Architecture Program, Dept of Ocean Engg

 Conferences Organized

  • 2004    Organizing Secretary- National Seminar on Recent Trends in Civil Engineering held at BHU, Varanasi under the aegis of Civil Engineering Soceity, Dept of Civil Engg, IT-BHU on 27-28th March 2004.
  •  2004    Hony Secretary, ICI- Organized a Regional Workshop on Innovative methods in Design of of Concrete Structures under the aegis of Indian Concrete Institute, U.P Varanasi Centre on 17th April 2004.
  •  2004    Organizing Secretary- Concrete Day Celebrations under the aegis of Indian Concrete Institute on 7th September’04, BHU, Varanasi.
  • 2004    Organizing Secretary- All India Seminar on Innovations in design and construction of   Concrete Structures under the aegis of Indian Concrete Institute jointly organized by Institution of Engineers (India) on 2-3rd Oct 2004, BHU, Varanasi.
  • 2005    Organizing Secretary, Indian Concrete Institute – Organized a Regional Workshop on Innovative methods in Design of Concrete Structures under the aegis of Indian Concrete Institute, U.P Varanasi Centre.
  • 2006  Hony Secretary- Organized Concrete Day celebrations under the aegis of Indian  Concrete Institute, U.P Varanasi Centre.
  • 2007   Co-Convener- Regional workshop on Design & Construction of Confined Brick masonry buildings on 03-04th Feb 2007, BHU, Varanasi.

 Short course/ workshop organized under Continuing Education Program, IIT Madras

  • 2009    Short term course on Offshore structures: Materials, analysis, design and construction, 14-18th Dec 2009, Ocean Engg Dept., IIT Madras (sponsored by Naval Research Board) (joint coordinator Dr. R. Pannerselvam, OED, IIT Madras).
  • 2010    Short term course on Reliability of offshore structures, 22-26th Nov 2010, Ocean Engg Dept., IIT Madras (sponsored by Naval Research Board) (joint coordinator, Dr. Nilanjan Saha, OED, IIT Madras)
  • 2011    National Workshop on Repair and rehabilitation of Marine structures, 28th Nov 2011, sponsored by Fosroc Chemicals Ltd, Bangalore, India (joint coordinators: Prof. R. Sundaravadivelu & Prof. S. K. Bhattacharyya).
  • 2012    Short Course on Health, safety and Environmental Management (HSE) for oil and gas industries, 12-14th Dec 2012 (as a part of post-conference event of The International Conf. on Drilling Technology).

  International workshops organized

  • 2011    Post Conf Workshop on Strategic Rig Project Commissioning and Risk Management,  Intl. Conf on Offshore Drilling Rigs, IBC Asia, Singapore, 24-29th July 2011.
  • 2011    Pre-conference workshop on Risk Assessment and Management in offshore and petroleum industries, International Conference on Asia Pacific HSE Forum on Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals, Fleming Gulf Conferences, 22-24th Sep 2011, Kualaumpur, Malaysia.