▌ Dr. Abhilash Sharma Somayajula


Assistant Professor

NAC 354


+91 44 22574823

Research Homepage

Research Areas

Marine Autonomous Vehicles, System Identification from Field and Model Test Data, Hydrodynamics, Nonlinear Time Domain Simulations for Floating Systems, Nonlinear Dynamical Systems, Stochastic Dynamics

PRO Attainments

2017 – Doctor of Philosophy
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX, USA

2011- Dual Degree (B. Tech and M.Tech)
Minor in Mechanical Engineering
IIT Kharagpur


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Zinage, S; Somayajula, A: A comparative study of different active heave compensation approaches. Ocean Systems Engineering, 10 (4), pp. 373-397, 2020, ISSN: 20936702. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Wang, H; Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: Application of system identification technique in efficient model test correlations for a floating power system. Applied Ocean Research, 98 , 2020, ISSN: 01411187. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Wang, H; Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J; Xie, Z: Development of a blended time-domain program for predicting the motions of a wave energy structure. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 8 (1), 2020, ISSN: 20771312. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J; Lutes, L: An efficient assessment of vulnerability of a ship to parametric roll in irregular seas using first passage statistics. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 58 , 2019, ISSN: 02668920. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: Parametric roll vulnerability of ships using Markov and Melnikov approaches. Nonlinear Dynamics, 97 (4), pp. 1977-2001, 2019, ISSN: 0924090X. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Falzarano, J M; Su, Z; Jamnongpipatkul, A; Somayajula, A: Solving the problem of nonlinear ship roll motion using stochastic dynamics. Fluid Mechanics and its Applications, 119 , pp. 423-435, 2019, ISSN: 09265112. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)


Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: Volterra (Formula presented.) approach–a new method to accurately calculate the non-linear and time-varying roll restoring arm of ships in irregular longitudinal seas. Ships and Offshore Structures, 13 (4), pp. 423-431, 2018, ISSN: 17445302. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

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Work Experience

Mar.19 - Current

Assitant Professor
Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036 INDIA.