▌ Dr. Bithin Ghorai

Assistant Professor

Room 004A

+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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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)


Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: Critical assessment of reverse-MISO techniques for system identification of coupled roll motion of ships. Journal of Marine Science and Technology (Japan), 22 (2), pp. 231-244, 2017, ISSN: 09484280. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Somayajula, A S; Falzarano, J: A comparative assessment of simplified models for simulating parametric roll. Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, 139 (2), 2017, ISSN: 08927219. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: A comparative assessment of approximate methods to simulate second order roll motion of FPSOs. Ocean Systems Engineering, 7 (1), pp. 53-74, 2017, ISSN: 20936702. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)

Somayajula, A; Falzarano, J: Application of advanced system identification technique to extract roll damping from model tests in order to accurately predict roll motions. Applied Ocean Research, 67 , pp. 125-135, 2017, ISSN: 01411187. (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.