4th International Conference in Ocean Engineering
(ICOE 2018)

Theme: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges
18th – 21st February, 2018 | Chennai, India

Alumini meet at 17.30 hrs in ICSR Auditorium & Alumini Dinner is at 19.00 hrs on 18th Feb 2018 , Venue – Coast Line (Above Amaravati & Opp to Music Academy)         |          Kindly register before 1900 hrs on 17th Feb 2018 through email rsun@iitm.ac.in or vsriram@iitm.ac.in         |          Transport arrangement made from ICSR Auditorium on 18th Feb 2018 at 18.30 hrs         |          Technical Tour to Mahabalipuram has been cancelled due to less participants.         |          Onspot Registration for Modernization of ports workshop is available.         |          Exhibition Space(3m*2m) is available for the cost of INR 1 Lakh         |          Technical Program is updated as on 8th Feb 2018         |          A special session is arranged on 'Dredging, Reclamation and Artificial nourishment' on 20th February 2018. The speakers are from Industry, Ports and Dredging Companies.         |          Number of participants in technical tour is 45 and will be available on first cum first served basis.         |          INDO – UK Workshop Program Schedule is updated

Welcome Message

4th International Conference in Ocean Engineering (ICOE2018)!

The Fourth International Conference in Ocean Engineering (ICOE2018) will be organized by the Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM). During the 60 years of its existence, the IITM has consolidated itself as an Institute of excellence in technology and research and has become the number one institute in the technological education in the country. The Department of Ocean Engineering has achieved significant success with a very dynamic profile in terms of training graduate and postgraduate professionals for careers across the globe. The department is a centre of excellence in disciplines spanning across the areas of ship design, coastal and harbor structures, deep-water technologies, marine geo-techniques, energy and areas in oil and gas. The department has an internationally acclaimed rare combination of hydrodynamic test facilities that include a towing tank, a wave basin, wave flumes, harbor modelling basin, ocean energy, oil and gas supported by state of the art instrumentation as well as the expertise of the faculty team. The department organized ICOE in 1996, 2001 and 2009. With this background, the fourth International Conference in Ocean Engineering 2018 (ICOE2018) offers an exciting platform for academicians, engineers from industry, policy makers and administrators from all over the globe to deliberate on various conference themes.

Set in verdant wooded surroundings, the campus of IIT Madras offers an ideal environment for the most stimulating research activities. The Institute campus extends over an area of 2.5 square kilometers in Chennai, the political and cultural capital of Tamil Nadu. The IITM campus is a self-contained township with all the facilities of a modern university, situated in wooded surroundings. The conference will be held at the Industrial Consultancy and Sponsored Research (IC&SR) building of the Institute.


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  • Shin Hyung Rhee
    Professor, Dept. of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Seoul National University

  • R. Sundaravadivelu
    Professor, Ocean Department, IIT Madras

  • Qingwei Ma
    Professor of Hydrodynamics, City university, London, UK

  • Torgeir Moan
    Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • Felice Arena
    Professor of Ocean Engineering, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

  • Dominic Reeve
    Professor of Coastal Engineering and a Chartered Mathematician

  • Manhar Dhanak
    Director of The Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering (SeaTech)

  • Ove Tobias Gudmestad
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

  • Supported by
  • Best Paper Award Sponsor
  • Banquet Sponsor
  • Dinner Sponsor

Important Dates

Author Registration deadline: Dec 22, 2017
Early bird registration: before Dec 31, 2017


CHENNAI – 600 036, INDIA
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Dr. V. Sriram
Dr. Nilanjan Shaha
Dr. Abdus samad


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