Professor, Endowed Chair in Renewable EnergyGunness 9D University of Massachusetts 160 Governors Drive Amherst, MA 01003-2210 email@example.com(413) 545 - 2178Horizontal TabsEducation Ph.D. University of Michigan, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, 1993 M.S.E. University of Michigan, Mechanical Engineering, 1992 M.S.E. University of Michigan, Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, 1992 M.Eng. University of Newfoundland, Canada, Ocean Engineering,1989 B.Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, India, Naval Architecture, 1986 Research Marine renewable energy – wind, wave, tidal and thermal energy conversion Hydrodynamics and Fluid-structure interaction Marine and offshore platform design Aquaculture engineering Experimental and computational fluid dynamics Publications Hsu, W. T., Thiagarajan, K. P., Manuel, L., (2017) Extreme mooring tensions due to snap loads on a floating offshore wind turbine system, Marine Str. 55 (September 2017), pp. 182 – 199. Zangeneh, R., Thiagarajan, K. P., Urbina, R., Tian, Z., (2017) “Effect of viscous damping on heading stability of turret-moored tankers”, Ships Offshore Str. 12:3, pp. 360 – 369. DOI: 10.1080/17445302. 2016.1165554. Nguyen, N., Thiagarajan, K. and Cameron, M. “Validation study of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics in fluid and structure interaction and the comparison to Boundary Element Method” Proceedings 36th Int. Conf. Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Eng. (OMAE 2017), Paper 62285, Trondheim, Norway. Choiniere, M., Thiagarajan, K. P. and Tom, N., (2017) “Study of a Novel Oscillating Surge Wave Energy Converter”, in Proceedings of Offshore Energy and Storage 2017, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA July 12-14, 2017. Moreno, J., Cameron, M., Thiagarajan, K. “Hydrodynamic coefficients of hexagonal heave plates for floating offshore wind turbine platforms” Proceedings 35th Int. Conf. Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engng. (OMAE 2016), Paper 54139, Busan, Korea. Thiagarajan K P, and Seah, R, (2016) Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers, In: Handbook of Ocean Engineering, (Eds. R C Ertekin and D Roddier), Springer – Verlag, Berlin, pp. 963 – 984. Rakshit, D. Thiagarajan, K. P., and Narayanaswamy, R. (2015) “Effect of mild sway on the interfacial mass transfer rate of stored liquids” ASME J. Heat Transfer, 137 (November 2015), 112001-1. Garrido-Mendoza, C. A., Thiagarajan, K. P. Souto-Iglesias, A., Bouscasse, B., Colagrossi, A., (2015) “Computation of flow features and hydrodynamic coefficients around heave plates oscillating near a seabed”, J. Fluids Structures, 59, pp. 406-431. DOI:10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2015.10.003. Asamudin, M., Legoe, J., Thiagarajan, K. P., Mohamad, H. R., Paik, J. K., (2015) Numerical Simulations of Vortex-Induced Vibrations on Vertical Cylindrical Structure with Different Aspect Ratios, Ships Offshore Str. DOI:10.1080/17445302.2015.1013783. Repalle, N., Thiagarajan, K. P., Kantharaj, M., (2015) “Insights into sloshing impact pressures through level set modeling of liquid droplet impacting a wall”, Robert F. Beck Special Symposium on Marine Hydrodynamics, Proceedings 34th Int. Conf. Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engng. (OMAE 2015), Paper 41022. HonorsSociety Memberships: Fellow of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME), 2016 - ExperienceInstitutional & Professional Service: Editorial Board, Applied Ocean Research (Elsevier). US Technical Advisory Group, International Electro-technical Commission (IEC). 2016 Faculty Advisor of the Year, Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME). Guest Editor, Special issue on Offshore Wind Energy, Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Eng., 2013 Technical co-chair, World Maritime Technology Conference, Providence, 2015. Chair, Ocean Offshore and Arctic Engineering Division, ASME, 2016 – 2017 Coordinator, Ocean Renewable Energy Symposium, International Conference on Ocean Offshore & Arctic Engineering (OMAE).