Prof. S.Nallayarasu

Professor, Department of Ocean Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.

Research Guidance


S.No Student Name Thesis title Course Year
1 T. Radhakrishnan Experimental and numerical investigation on submerged horizontal double plate breakwater MS November 2008
2 K. Muthuchelvi @ Thangam Hydrodynamic Behaviour of Circular and Non-Circular Spar Structures MS October 2009
3 Naga Meghana Pulipaka Dynamic behaviour of four column floating structure with an articulated deck MS August 2010
4 P. Siva Prasad Hydrodynamic response of spar and semi-submersible inter-linked by a rigid yoke Ph.D January 2011
5 Gopu. R. Sekhar Wave slam & slap loads on sructural elements in the air gap MS May 2011
6 Nimmy Thankum Philip Influence of heave plate Geometry on Motion damping of Spar hull MS March 2012
7 S.Saravana Priya Coupled dynamics of floating structures with wind energy turbines. Ph.D June 2014
8 S. Sudhakar Influence of heave plate and Hydrodynamics respons of spar Ph.D July 2015
9 Irkal Mohsin Flow visualisation and measurements around damping elements for floating bodies in wave. MS Converted to Ph.D
10 P. M. Tom Effects of Mathieu instability on motion response of Spar hull with heave damping plate MS July 2015
11 J. Mahesh Flow visualisation and measurements around damping elements for floating bodies in wave MS September 2015
12 Senthil Kumar Hydrodynamic response of Buoy form Spars Ph.D Ongoing
13 K.Rajeshwari Hydrodynamic response of floaters with vertical axis wind turbine Ph.D Ongoing
14 J. Mahesh VIV of Cylindrical structures Ph.D Ongoing
15 Irkal Mohsin Flow visualisation and measurements around damping elements for floating bodies in wave. Ph.D Ongoing
16 Vignesh Chellappan N Strength of grouted tubular connections Ph.D Ongoing
17 Ragupathi Masilamani Strength of ring stiffened tubular joints Ph.D Ongoing
18 Nandhini V Hydrodynamic loads on moored vessel due to passing vessel MS Ongoing

Recent News

  • Completed Foundation for Offshore Structures,video based courses in NPTEL.
  • Participated in India-France Technology Summit, October 13.
  • Completed Foundation for Offshore Structures,video based courses in NPTEL.
  • Participated in India-France Technology Summit, October 13.

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 Department of Ocean Engineering  IIT Madras, Chennai -36