Engineering Management Team

"An army of sheep led by a lion would defeat an army of lions led by a sheep"

Dr. G.V. Ranjan, Director - Engineering Analyses & Software Development

  • B. Tech, Aeronautical Engineering, IIT Madras, 1972
  • MS & PhD, Applied Mechanics, Stanford University, California, 1974 & 1976
  • Over 39 years’ experience
    • 20 years of Engineering & Failure Analysis services to industrial plants
    • 19 years of engineering software and related services
  • In-charge of Engineering Analyses and Software Development activities; also oversees operations including new business development and international markets.
  • Honors / Publications
    • EPRI Nuclear Fuel Cladding Failure Committee (ex-member)
    • US-NRC Nuclear Containment Shell Buckling Committee (ex-member)
    • PVRC Shell and Reinforced Opening Committees (ex-member)
    • Over 25 Technical Papers in international journals
    • Technical paper based on PhD thesis adjudged the best in American bi-centennial Year 1976 by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
    • Co-authored Welding Research Council (WRC) Bulletin 297, internationally used for the design of pressure vessel nozzles
  • Conducted over 60 “Piping Design and Analysis” seminars and workshops worldwide since 1988, using pipe analysis software CAEPIPE / PIPESTRESS

R.P. Sudarsan, Vice President - Civil & Steel Structures

  • Chartered Civil Engineer (Institution of Engineers, India) - 2004
  • Fellow in Civil Engineering - 1994
  • MIE in Civil Engineering - 1986
  • AMIE in Civil Engineering - 1971
  • Over 49 years of experience
    • 2+ years with SST
    • 8 years with Valdel Engineers and Constructors
    • 2 years with Fitchner Consulting Engineers
    • 37 years with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited. Last position as Additional Chief Engineer in-charge of Design and Analysis of concrete and steel structures for 220 MWe and 540 MWe nuclear power stations
    • Rich experience in design & engineering of concrete and steel structures for power and process plants
    • Member of Safety Review Committees for NPCIL and Atomic Energy Regulatory Board
    • Authored a number of technical papers on design of civil and structures

Mr. P. B. Karthick, Chief Engineer, Engineering Automation

  • Master's in Structural Engineering and Bachelor's in Civil Engineering.
  • 20+ years' experience in design, development, testing and documentation of Engineering software for various industries.
    • Involved in the development of CAEPIPE and checkSTRESS software for pipe stress analysis.
    • Oversee Database design, Implementation, Administration and Automation of 3D Plant Design projects using PDMS, PDS, CADMATIC and AutoPLANT.
    • Technical Instructor for 3D Plant Design seminars using PDMS, PDS, CADMATIC.
    • Developed meshing algorithm to convert triangular element to quadrilateral and tetrahedral to hexahedral using morphing technology.
    • Technical paper on Non-destructive testing using Photo Elastic Bench.
    • Proficient in multiple programming languages such as .Net, VB, C++, LISP and Python.