List Of Speakers
Dr. S C Misra, Director, Indian Maritime University, Visakhapatnam Campus
Dr. S C Misra
After obtaining a degree in Naval Architecture from IIT Kharagpur in the early 70s, Sri S C Misra had joined M/s Hindustan Shipyard as a design engineer. In pursuit of higher education he went to UK and obtained his Ph. D from University of New Castle upon Tyne, UK. He then joined IIT Kharagpur and took up teaching. He has been a Professor and Head of the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering till end February 2009, whence he had taken over as Director of the National Ship Design and Research Centre, Visakhapatnam.
Currently he holds the post of Director of Indian Maritime University, Visakhapatnam Campus (formerly known as the National Ship Design and Research Center), under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. He has been teaching a wide variety of subjects at IIT Kharagpur and IMU and his main areas of interest include ship design and production and experimental hydrodynamics. He is involved in a number of sponsored research and industrial consultancy projects. Since taking over as Director of IMU, Visakhapatnam Campus, he has started UG, PG and research programs in various areas of Marine Technology and under his leadership IMU Visakhapatnam Campus is moving towards becoming a major centre for Ship design and research.