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Mechanical Engineering

Dr.Sheeja Janardhanan

Professor

Specialisation: Hydrodynamics

Room: Mechanical faculty room, I floor,

sheejajanardhanan@scmsgroup.org

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Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D. Numerical Ship Hydrodynamics (Dept. of Ocean Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India)
  • M. Tech. Computer Aided Structural Analysis and Design( Dept. of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, India)
  • B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering (College of Engineering, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam)

Employment History

  • Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET), Karukutty since February 2018
  • Joined back SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET), Karukutty as Associate Professor in June 2013.
  • Worked as Researcher (Surveyor Rank equivalent to DGM) in the Research and Rule Development Division (RRD), Indian Register of Shipping (IRS), Mumbai from Nov 2010 to May 2013.
  • Research Scholar at Dept. of Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras from July 2006 to July 2010
  • Worked as lecturer in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET), Karukutty, during December 2004 to June 2006

Key Responsibilities Held

Responsibilities Held

  • Session Chair, Technical Paper Presentations, Prakalpa-Bodhi August 2017, Viswajyothi College of Engineering and Technology, Muvattupuzha, Ernakulam,
  • Mentor National Solar Vehicle Challenge 2017-18
  • Keynote speaker 12th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X 2018), 1st to 5th July 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Keynote Speaker at 11th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X 2017), Vienna, Austria.
  • Editor, Proceedings of Advances in Technology, Engineering and Computing-A Multinational Colloquium (ATECMC 2017)
  • Organizing Chair of International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME 2017)
  • Organizing Secretary of Advances in Technology, Engineering and Computing- A Multinational Colloquium (ATECMC 2017)
  • Organizing Chair of International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME 2017)
  • A member of the steering committee during NAAC visit.
  • Editor of the proceedings of International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME 2015)
  • Organizing Chair of International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering (ICCME 2015)
  • Resource Person, User Defined Functions, FDP, Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur (2015)
  • Team-leader of the Maneuvering team of RRD, IRS (2010-2013).
  • Consultant and technical advisor to IRS, Mumbai (2013)
  • Session Chair, MARHY 2018, IIT Madras

Present Responsibilities

  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Deepasree Varma., Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Praveena Kamath, Dept of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Mr. Vinoj P.G., Dept of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Susmi Jacob., Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Asha S., Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • SPOC, local Chapter SWAYAM-NPTEL
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Anandhi V., Dept of Computer Science and Engineering, SSET, Karukutty, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University
  • Editor, Visual Computing-Advancing Engineering Practice, Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering, Springer
  • Ph.D Supervisor of Mr. Ajith Kumar R., registered under Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (Aug- Dec 2018).
  • Organizer, Special Session 11, ACEX 2019, Athens, Greece.
  • Member, Scientific Committee, ACEX 2019, Athens, Greece.
  • Co-ordinator of Research and Consultancy Cell, SSET
  • Joint Supervisor of Ms. Vidya Chandran for her PhD work on Vortex Induced Vibrations
  • Member of Doctoral Committee of Ms. Anandhi V
  • Core Committee Member- NBA Accreditation Dept. Work
  • e-yantra mentor, NEMO project, IIT Bombay
  • Doctoral Thesis Supervisor of Mr. Ajith Kumar R., registered under KTU

Teaching Interests

  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrodynamics of Marine and Offshore Structures
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Structural Stability

Research Interests

  • Unmanned Underwater Vehicles
  • Controllability of Marine Vehicles
  • Hydrodynamics and Structural Response
  • CFD Application in Composites

Publications

  • Vidya Chandran, M Sekar, Sheeja Janardhanan (2019), Influence of Frequency Ratio on the Hydroelastic Response of a Cylinder with Degrees of Freedom under Vortex Induced Vibration, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE) ISSN: 2278-3075, Volume-8 Issue-9S3.
  • Sijo M.T., Jayadevan K.R. and Sheeja Janardhanan (2017), Numerical Simulation of Centrifugal Casting for Functionally graded metal matrix metal matrix composites” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering & Technology (IJMET), Scopus, Volume:8, Issue:4, Pages:66-74.
  • Sijo M.T., Jayadevan K.R.,and Sheeja Janardhanan(2018), Simulation of Mushy State Solidification in Stir Casting, World Journal of Engineering, ESCI-Indexed by Thomson Reuters web of science, Scopus, Vol. 15 Issue: 1, pp.156-165, https://doi.org/10.1108/WJE-04-2017-0079
  • S. Jithu, S. and S. Janardhanan (2018), Numerical Study on the Effect of Ball Baffles in Reducing Sloshing Loads in Ship Tanks, International Journal of Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements, Vol 4, Issue:1, pp 15-32.
  • Vishnuraj, S. Janardhanan and T.N. Sandeep (2018), Design Optimization of Water Injection Module of Topside Facility of an FPSO, International Journal of Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements, Vol 4, Issue:1, pp 1-14
  • V. Chandran, M. Sekar and S. Janardhanan (2018), Prediction of Hydro-dynamic Force Coefficients and Shedding Frequency during Vortex Shedding Behind a Stationary Cylinder, International Journal of Structural Mechanics and Finite Elements, Vol 4, Issue:1, pp 33-50
  • V. Chandran, M. Sekar, S. Janardhanan and Menon V. Numerical Study on the Influence of Mass and Stiffness Ratios on the Vortex Induced Motion of an Elastically Mounted Cylinder for Harnessing Power, Energies 11, 2580; doi:10.3390/en11102580, SCIE and Scopus, Indexed in Clarivate Analytics Master Journal’s list.
  • Soorya Elizabeth G., and Sheeja Janardhanan (2016), Estimation of Structural Strength of Tanks under Sloshing Loads, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science Engineering and Technology, Vol. 5, No.9, pp. 1111-1124.
  • Sidharth R., Sandeep K. Shaji and Sheeja Janardhanan, (2016), Design and Fabrication of a Bio-inspired, Fish-Shaped Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, Convergence-The International Journal of ICTAK, Vol 2. No 1, pp. 63-66.
  • Anties K.M., Anubhav C.A., Manu V., Balu J. and Sheeja Janardhanan, (2015), Trajectory Tracking of a Near-Surface Torpedo using Numerical Methods, International Journal of Innovative Research in Science, Engineering and Technology.
  • Praphul, T and Sheeja Janardhanan, (2015), A Numerical Study on Aerofoil Stall, International Journal on Emerging Research in Engineering Science and Technology .
  • Joseph George, Sheeja Janardhanan and Sijo M.T., (2015), A Numerical Study on Stir Casting Process in a Metal Matrix Composite using CFD Approach, Journal of Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications Switzerland,Vol. 1119, pp. 533-541.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty, P., (2010), Estimation of Sway-Velocity based Hydrodynamic Derivatives in Surface Ship Manoeuvering, Multi-Science, International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, 1 (3 & 4), 167-178.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty P, (2010), Prediction of Ship Maneuvering Hydrodynamic Coefficients Using Numerical Towing Tank Model Tests, Annals of Universitatea Dunarea De Jos Din Galati, Romania.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty.P, (2008), Numerical Estimation of Hydrodynamic Derivatives and Simulation of Trajectory of a Surface Ship, Shipstechnic, 25, pp. 14-23.

Conferences

  • S. Janardhanan, P. Venu, G. Ilieva, F.B. Shahabudheen, A. Issac, O. Abhijith & P. Das (2019) “Towards the development of a bio-inspired shark-shaped unmanned underwater vehicle”, Sustainable Development and Innovations in Marine Technologies – Georgiev & Guedes Soares (eds), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Maritime Association of the Mediterranean(IMAM), 9-11 September, Varna, Bulgaria, © 2020 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-367-40951-7
  • A.K. Ranjith, S. Janardhanan, G. Ilieva, V. Chandran & N.J. Gomez (2019), “ Controllability studies on fish-shaped unmanned under water vehicle undergoing manoeuvring motions”, Sustainable Development and Innovations in Marine Technologies – Georgiev & Guedes Soares (eds), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Maritime Association of the Mediterranean(IMAM), 9-11 September, Varna, Bulgaria, © 2020 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-367-40951-7
  • Vidya Chandran, Sheeja Janardhanan, Mathews Thomas Villoth, Rejo Joyson Abraham, Roshin P. Varughese and Sherin Daniel Wilson, Prediction of Hydrodynamic Force Coefficients and Shedding Frequency During Vortex Shedding Behind Cylinders, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computing in Mechanical Engineering, Kochi, 22-23 June 2017.
  • Sunil Jacob, Sheeja Janardhanan and Sadiq Mohammed, Real Time Monitoring Systems for Rails by Wireless Technology, Proceedings of the Conclave Conference Competition, IIT Dehli, June 24th,2017.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan, Vidya Chandran, Christo Varghese, D. Achuth, Delo Devassy and Dion C Mathews, Hydro vortex power generator – design and construction, Proceedings of the Kerala Technological Congress, pp. 275-280, Thrissur, Kerala, 23-25 February 2018.
  • Vidya Chandran, Sheeja Janardhanan, Mathews Thomas Villoth, Rejo Joyson Abraham, Roshin P. Varughese and Sherin Daniel Wilson, Comparison of Various Turbulence Models for Efficacy in Predicting Force Coefficients and Shedding Frequency, Advance in Technology, Engineering and Compuring – A Multinational Colloquium – 2017, doi:10.3850/978-981-11-0744-3_17-68-cd, pp 17-68, Ernakulam, Kerala, 22-23 June 2018.
  • Vidya Chandran, Sheeja Janardhanan, Sekhar M. and Deepti V.J., Numerical Analysis of Structural Response of Marine Risers Under Uniform and Shear Flow Conditions, International Conference on Advances in Civil, Environmental and Materials, Jeju, Korea, 28th Aug to 1st Sep. 2016.
  • Anu Elishuba Mammen and Sheeja Janardhanan, Numerical Investigation on Hydrodynamic Analysis of Container Ship (S175) in Waves, 3rd International Student Research Symposium, Kochi, India, 10th to 13th August, 2015.
  • Anit and Sheeja Janardhanan, Numerical Investigation On Hydrodynamic Behaviour Of Container Ship (S175) Under Slamming Loads, 3rd International Student Research Symposium, Kochi, India, 10th to 13th August, 2015.
  • Nithya S and Sheeja Janardhanan, Numerical Investigation on Hydrodynamic Analysis of a Fixed Cylinder in Waves, 3rd International Student Research Symposium, Kochi, India, 10th to 13th August, 2015.
  • Praphul T and Sheeja Janardhanan, Numerical Study on Aerofoil Stall, International Conference on Emerging Research in Engineering Science and Technology, Coimbatore, India 12th Mar, 2015.
  • Joseph George, Sheeja Janardhanan and Sijo M.T., (2015), A Numerical Study on Stir Casting Process in a Metal Matrix Composite using CFD Approach, 4th International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Process (ICMEP 2015), Paris, France, 13th and 14th April, 2015.
  • Deepti Poojari, Saj AV., Sheeja Janardhanan and Kar A R., Effect of Environmental Loads on the Maneuverability of a Tanker, International Conference on Computational and Experimental Hydrodynamics (MARHY 2015), Chennai, India 3rd and 4th December, 2014.
  • Deepti Poojari, Sheeja Janardhanan and Kar A R., Maneuverability Assessment of a Container Ship using Steady RANS Method, Proceedings of the Twenty Fourth International Ocean and Polar Engineering Conference, Busan, Korea, June 15th to 20th 2014, pp. 521 to 528.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan, Rudra Varma ARV, Elangovan M and Ramkumar J., Maneuverability Assessment of a Container Ship Using CFD, International Conference on Marine CFD, Chennai, India, 17th to 19th November, 2011.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty P., Operational Risks on the Controllability of a Vessel in Harbour Environment Due to Shallow Water Effects, 17th Congress of the Asia and Pacific Division of the International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research incorporating the 7th International Urban Watershed Management Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 21st to 24th February, 2010.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty P, Prediction of Ship Maneuvering Hydrodynamic Coefficients Using Numerical Towing Tank Model Tests, 12th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium, Cortona, Tuscany, Italy, 2nd to 7th October, 2009.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty P, Numerical Estimation of Sway-Velocity Dependent Non-Linear Hydrodynamic Derivatives in Surface Ship maneuvering, Proceedings of 3rd International Conference in Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 1st to 5th February, 2009.
  • Sheeja Janardhanan and Krishnankutty, P., Motion Analysis Of A Discus Buoy In Free-Floating and Moored Conditions, Fourth Indian National Conference on Harbor and Ocean Engineering, 12th to 14th December, Chennai, India, 2007.
  • Krishnankutty P., and Sheeja Janardhanan, A Passing Ship Induced Hydrodynamic Interaction Forces on a Ship Moored in a Harbour and the Influence of Mooring Rope Material on its Subsequent Drift Movements, International Conference on Infrastructure Development in the Ports & Shipping Sector and its Management (IDPM) Jan.18-20, Chennai, India, 2007..

Technical programs attended

  • 3rd International Student Research Symposium, Kochi, India, 10th to 13th August, 2015
  • International Conference on Computational and Experimental Hydrodynamics (MARHY 2015), Chennai, India 3rd and 4th December, 2014
  • International Conference on Marine CFD, Chennai, India, 17th to 19th November, 2011
  • 12th Numerical Towing Tank Symposium, Cortona, Tuscany, Italy, 2nd to 7th October, 2009
  • 3rd International Conference in Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai, India, 1st to 5th February, 2009

Professional Bodies Membership

  • ASME and RINA