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Dr. G A Ramadass
Director
National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), Chennai
Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India
Ph:+914466783303; Fax:+914466783571
ramadass@niot.res.in

Academic Record

1992: Ph.D. (Physics), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
1986: M.Sc (Physics), Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Research Area

  • Manned and Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Marine Instruments

Professional Record

2020 (Dec ) to Present, Director, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
2014-2020 : Scientist-G, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
2009-2013 : Scientist-F, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
2004-2008 : Scientist-E, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
1999-2003 : Scientist-D, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
1994-1999 : Scientist-C, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences
1992-1994 : Senior Research Fellow & Senior Project Officer, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Awards

  • Recipient of the National Geoscience award for the year 2010 under the Exploration of Oil and Natural Gas from Ministry of Mines, Govt of India
  • Recipient of the National Meritorious Invention Award under the category of National Societal Innovation Award – 2018 from NRDC (DSIR- Government of India)

Member of International /National Committees

  • Naval Research Board
  • Review committees of NSTL & CVRDE of DRDO
  • National Gas Hydrate Program.
  • Research Council of Tamilnadu Dr J Jayalalitha Fisheries University.
  • India-Norway task force for Blue economy.
  • Indian delegation to International Sea Bed Authority.