R Venkatesan, CMarTech
Dr. R.Venkatesan Group Head from the National Institute of Ocean Technology and served under the UNEP Regional Seas Programme and is a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth USA. He earned his Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Science, India, and completed courses in PG Diploma marine environmental pollution and management and Maritime Law having 38 years of experience. He has established and sustained moored met-ocean and tsunami buoy network and has 3 patents, 135 papers published and 6 products transferred to Industry and teaching in leading Indian Institutes. He is serving as a Chair of GOOS Regional Alliances Council UNESCO-IOC ad Vice Chair of WMO SG-OOIS and Chairman of DBCP-International Tsunameter Partnership. He is the founder Chair of MTS India and has 21 awards / recognitions including MTS Lockheed Martin Award, NACE Fellow and MTS Fellow to his credit.
Member of the Marine Technology Society