Can you tell me some notable alumni from IIT Madras' Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering department?

Anuj Choudhary:

He is a highly skilled naval architect with over a decade of experience specializing in the construction of various marine and offshore construction vessels, offshore research vessels, cable laying equipment, and deepwater drilling packages. His knowledge in these fields is unrivalled.

He has made significant contributions to the industry in addition to his role as CEO of Dimension Consultants Pte. Ltd. He founded Scifie Pte. Ltd., where he led innovative projects, and he is the Co-Founder and Lead Inventor at Global Greenergy Group, which focuses on developing sustainable energy solutions.

He continues to make a significant impact in his field, shaping the future of maritime engineering and offshore technologies, thanks to his extensive knowledge and practical experience.

Rahul Kanotra:

Meet the visionary behind Inventocean Technologies, a trailblazing company dedicated to sustainable offshore and ocean technologies. With a keen focus on innovation, he has spearheaded groundbreaking solutions like the Floating Solar Mooring and Anchoring Technology, as well as India’s pioneering hydrodynamically superior offshore floating wind platform.

His contributions to offshore oil and gas field developments are remarkable, leading projects from FEED to final installation. With expertise in hydrodynamics, floatover engineering, and tension leg installation, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Proficient in MOSES software, he possesses a strong track record of publishing and presenting research papers at international conferences.

Not only is he a brilliant engineer, but he is also an exceptional communicator, equipped with outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills. With his expertise and dedication, he continues to revolutionize the offshore industry, paving the way for a sustainable and prosperous future.

Dr. Giri Rajashekara Gunnu:

Meet Tardid’s exceptional Technical Department leader. He is in charge of bidding, project management, client interactions, and the exploration of new business sectors. He built a specialized team that uses physics-based machine learning to deliver predictive solutions to various industries. He places a premium on excellence, works with research institutions, publishes articles, speaks at conferences, and mentors young talent. Tardid excels in technological advancement due to his exceptional leadership.

S Anil Kumar:

He has worked as an inventor, code developer, researcher, consulting engineer, activist, entrepreneur, and angel investor over the last two decades. He is the founder and CEO of, a worldwide matchmaking platform for Indian singles. He previously worked as the first lead associate at Hyde Park Angels, a prominent Midwest angel investment network. He has also worked in specialized engineering and consulting for the marine industry. He holds degrees from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, the University of Iowa, and the University of Michigan, as well as a PhD in computational hydrodynamics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.