Current Faculty

Research Faculty

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

Rear Admiral K Raja Menon (Retd)
Honorary Fellow

Ambassador Pankaj Saran
Distinguished Fellow

Rear Admiral Saif bin Nasser bin Mohsen Al-Rahbi 
Distinguished Fellow

Commodore Anil Jai Singh (Retd)
Honorary Adjunct Fellow
Naval Strategy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swati Ganeshan

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

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

Wing Commander Nitin Kumar Gupta
Research Fellow
Multi-Disciplinary Technical Cluster

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

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

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

Dr Rejaul Karim Laskar
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Maritime Geostrategy of the USA

Dr Avinandan Choudhury
Associate Fellow
Maritime Geostrategies of South Asia Cluster

Dr Sourav Bhattacharyya
Associate Fellow
Blue Economy & Climate Change Cluster

Tunchinmang Langel
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

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

Sreoshi Sinha
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Apila Sangtam
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster

Purnima Malik
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Rhythma Kaul
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

John J Vachaparambil
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Mayank Mishra
Associate Fellow
Public International Maritime Law Cluster

Raghvendra Kumar
Associate Fellow
Africa’s Maritime Geostrategies Cluster

Swapna Nair
Associate Fellow
Indo-Pacific Cluster 

Ayushi Srivastava
Research Associate
Blue Economy &
Climate Change (BECC) Cluster

Anum Khan
Research Associate
Africa’s Maritime Geo-Strategies (AMGS) Cluster

Research-Support Faculty

Divya Rai
Programme Executive