Current Faculty

Research Faculty

Commodore C Uday Bhaskar (Retd)
Honorary Fellow & Former Director

Rear Admiral K Raja Menon (Retd)
Honorary Fellow

Commander Subhash Dutta (Retd)
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Marine Technology Studies

Commander (Dr) Kapil Narula (Retd)
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Economic Affairs Officer
United Nations

Dr Prabir De
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
International Economics & Trade and Development

Prof V Yoga Jyotsna
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
India’s Foreign Policy & National Security

Prof Adluri Subramanyam Raju
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Maritime Affairs in South Asia

Swati Ganeshan

Swati Ganeshan
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Geopolitical issues in Energy, Climate, Oceans & SDGs

Mahadevan Shankar
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
International Trade & Strategic Affairs in Indo-Pacific

Commodore (Dr) Johnson Odakkal (Retd)
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Maritime History

Jabin T Jacob
Adjunct Research Fellow
Maritime Geostrategies in the Indo-Pacific-China & Taiwan

Captain Kamlesh K Agnihotri
Senior Fellow
Chinese Maritime Issues and Indian Ocean Security Matters

Captain Sarabjeet S Parmar
Senior Fellow
Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific, Piracy and Lawfare

Captain Himadri Das
Senior Fellow
Coastal Security, Offshore Security & Maritime Domain Awareness

Commander Anand Kumar
Research Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Commander Saurav Mohanty
Research Fellow & Deputy Director
Hard Security Issues- China & Pakistan

Commandant RK Shrivastava
Research Fellow
EEZ Surveillance, Maritime Security, Pollution Response

Commander Ranendra S Sawan
Research Fellow
Pakistan, China, Russia and Turkey (PCRT) Cluster

Dr Oliver N Gonsalves
Research Fellow
Head, Maritime Energy-Security and Security-of-Energy (MESSE) Cluster

Dr Pushp Bajaj
Research Fellow
Head of the Blue Economy &
Climate Change (BECC) Cluster

Dr Chime Youdon
Associate Fellow
VAdm KK Nayyar Fellow Blue Economy & Climate Change Cluster

Dr Manoj Babu Buraga
Associate Fellow
The European Union and Indo-Pacific Cluster

Shayesta Nishat Ahmed
Associate Fellow
The European Union and Indo-Pacific Cluster

Nikita Vats
Research Associate
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Sreoshi Sinha
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Apila Sangtam
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Tunchinmang Langel
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Raghvendra Kumar
Associate Fellow
Africa’s Maritime Geostrategies Cluster

Purnima Malik
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

John J Vachaparambil
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Deepansh Tripathi
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Rhythma Kaul
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Dr Shushant VC Parashar
Associate Fellow
Maritime Geostrategies of South Asia Cluster

Research-Support Faculty

Divya Rai
Programme Executive