• Lecturer
Rahul Subramanian

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2012
  • M.S., University of Michigan, 2009
  • B.S., Indian Institute of Technology, India, 2007

Research Interests

    • Wave-body interaction problems
    • Design of ships and floating systems
    • Nonlinear dynamics and simulations
    • Computational ship hydromechanics

Awards & Honors

  • Rackham travel grant award, University of Michigan, 2012
  • ONR Research Fellowship, Office of Naval Research, 2008 - 2012
  • Recognized Reviewer, Journal of Ocean Engineering, Elsevier
  • Best Final Year Project Award, The Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), 2007

Selected Publications

  • Subramanian, R., and R.F. Beck, (2015), “A Time-Domain Strip Theory Approach to Maneuvering in a Seaway”, Journal of Ocean Engineering
  • D'Souza, R. B., R. Aggarwal, and R. Subramanian, (2015), “Technical Challenges and Impacts of Extending Spar and Semisubmersible Platform Capabilities to 4,500 m Water Depth”, Proceedings of Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Houston
  • Subramanian, R., and R.F. Beck, (2012), “Time Domain Simulation of a Ship Drifting in a Seaway”, In the 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Subramanian, R., and R.F. Beck, (2012), “Development of a Time Domain Strip Theory Approach for Maneuvering in a Seaway”, In the 27th International Workshop on Water Waves and Floating Bodies (IWWWFB), Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Subramanian, R., G. Dhinesh and K. Murali (2007), “Investigations into the Effect of Bulb Shape on Wave Resistance of RORO vessel”, In the 10th International Symposium on Practical Design of Ships and Other Floating Structures (PRADS), Houston, USA