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									                                    BIO-DATA

1.    Name                        Dr. R K Rana
2.    Number                      40855-A
3.    Rank                        Commodore
4.    Present Appointment         Director (Propulsion System Integration – Specialist
                                  Group),
                                  Directorate of Naval Design,
                                  Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence (Navy),
                                  A-33, Kailash Colony,
                                  New Delhi - 10048
5.    Date of Birth               14 Oct 58
6.    Academic Qualification      Ph.D (IIT-M), M.Sc (Marine Engg, UK),
                                  B.Sc (Mechanical Engg)
7.    Date of Commission          01 Aug 79
8.    Specialist Courses          Advanced Marine Engineering Course (UK)
9.    Decorations and Date         CNS Commendation, 04 Dec 92
      Awarded                      Commendation by Director & Dean, Institute of
                                      Armament technology, Mar 97
                                   Commendation by Director & Dean, Institute of
                                      Armament technology, Oct 86
10.   Significant Professional/    27 Papers published/presented in
      Personal Achievements           National/International Symposium/Journals
                                   Guided large no of Projects at IAT, Pune on
                                      Microprocessor Control, Damage Control, Damage
                                      Control etc.
                                   Was chosen as Naval Member for Audited the
                                      design of Kaveri Marine Gas Turbine engine being
                                      developed at GTRE, Bangalore, by Naval
                                      Headquarters, New Delhi
                                   Part of experts to review the requirement of IPMS
                                      for P-17, promulgated by Naval Headquarters.
                                   Invited as a Patron and Session Chairman for the
                                      Seventh International Naval Engineering
                                      Conference, held from 16-19 Mar 04 at Amsterdam,
                                      Holland.
                                   Invited as a Patron and Session Chairman for the
                                      Eighth International Naval Engineering Conference
                                      stream of the World Maritime Technology
                                      Conference, held from 06-10 Mar 06 at London,
                                      United Kingdom
11.   Present Address             554/19, Defence Officers Enclave,
                                  SP Marg,
                                  New Delhi - 110021
12.   Permanent Address           28 B/3 Jia Sarai
                                  Near IIT, Hauz Khas
                                  New Delhi
                                  Phone - 6868131




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                        IMPORTANT POSITIONS HELD



S. No.                Position                             Organisation
  1.   Director (Propulsion System            Directorate of Naval Design, Naval
       Integration Specialist Group)          Headquarters, Naval Headquarters, A-
                                              33, Kailash Colony, New Delhi -
                                              110048, India.
  2.    Director (Marine Engineering – ADS    Directorate of Naval Design, Naval
        project)                              Headquarters, Naval Headquarters, A-
                                              33, Kailash Colony, New Delhi -
                                              110048, India.
  3.    Fleet Engineer Officer                Headquarters, Eastern Fleet,
                                              Visakhapatnam – 530 014, India.
  4.    Chief Engineer Officer                Indian Naval Ship Rana,
                                              Visakhapatnam – 530 014, India.
  5.    Staff Officer (Engineering)           Indian Naval Work Up Team,
                                              Headquarters, Flag Officer Sea
                                              Training, Kochi, India.
  6.    Manager, Missile Boat Engine Repair   Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, India.
        Department
  7.    Manager Planning                      Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, India.
  8.    Senior Engineer Officer               Indian Naval Ship Ranjit, Mumbai,
                                              India.
  9.    Project Officer (Marinization of      Gas Turbine Research Establishment,
        Kaven Aircraft Gas Turbine)           Bangalore, India.
 10.    Project Officer (Fast Attack Craft,   Indian Institute of Technology,
        Main Propulsion Control System)       Madras, Chennai – 600036, India.
 11.    Directing Staff Officer (Teaching     Institute of Armament Technology,
        Post Graduate courses for Naval       Pune, India.
        Officers and Fellowship courses for
        fresh scientists of Defence R&D
        Organisation)
 12.    Staff Officer (Engineering)           Fleet Maintenance Unit, Mumbai,
                                              India.
 13.    Senior Engineer Officer               Indian Naval Ship Beas, Kochi, India.




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     MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SOCIETIES

S.    Status         Society              Address            Number       Date of
No                                                                      Membership
1.   Chartered   Engineering        10, Maltravers Street,                 1986
     Engineer    Council            London WC2R 3ER,
                                    United Kingdom
2.   Fellow      Institute of       80, Coleman Street,      0498105       1986
                 Marine             London EC2R 5BJ,
                 Engineering,       United Kingdom
                 Science and
                 Technology
3.   Member      The American       1452, Duke Street,        12711        1987
                 Society of         Alexandria,
                 Naval              VA 22314,
                 Engineers          United States of
                                    America
4.   Fellow      The Institute of   1012, Maker              F - 2129      2001
                 Marine             Chambers V, 10th
                 Engineers          Floor, Nariman Point,
                 (India)            Mumbai – 400021,
                                    India




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                             LIST OF PUBLICATIONS


Thesis
S. No                                    Description
  1    RK Rana
       “A Few Aspects of Governing the Ship Propulsion Gas Turbine Engine”, Ph
       D thesis, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India. September 1995.
  2    RK Rana
       “Position Control by Manoeuvring Applied to a Single Role Minehunter”.
       MSc (Marine Engineering) thesis, Royal Naval Engineering College,
       Manadon, Plymouth, UK, Jul 1985.

Journals
S. No                                   Description
  1    RK Rana and Sanjay Chhabra
       “Thermal Insulation for Chilled Water System
       Journal of Marine Engineering, Vol 47, June 2003, pp 4-6
  2    R K Rana and Anup Menon
       “Instrumentation and Machinery Control Systems – An Operator’s View”
       Journal of Marine Engineering, Vol 42, Dec 2000, pp 4-6
  3    R K Rana
       “States of Readiness For Defence Against Information Warfare”
       Journal of Naval Despatch, 2000.
  4    R K Rana
       “Physical and Electronic Security of Information Systems”
       Journal of Marine Engineering, Vol. 39, Jun 99
  5    R K Rana
       “The Concept of Workup”
       Journal of Marine Engineering, Vol. 38, Dec 98
  6    RK Rana, KA Damodaran and HS Kang
       “Estimation of Powering Characterises of a Semi-Planning Type of Ship.”
       Defence Science Journal Vol 42, No. 1, January 1992. pp 13-22.
  7    MS Roodsary, HS Kang and RK Rana
       “Software for Fuel Schedule Selection and Transient Analysis” Defence
       Science Journal, Vol.41, No.1, January 1991, pp45-58.
  8    VB Patti, SP Joshi, R Swaminathan, M Vedavathi, and RK Rana
       “Intelligent Fire Detection System and Alarm System for Warships” Defence
       Science Journal, Vol.39, No.1, January 1989 pp79-94
  9    HS Kang and RK Rana
       “Tailor Made Post Graduate Training for Indian Naval Marine Engineers”
       Journal of Marine Engineering 1988.
  10   BHVS Murthy, MLN Rao, S Subramanyam, AK Srivastav and RK Rana
       “Micro Processor Based Control of an Educational Gas Turbine” Marine
       Engineers Review of Institute of Marine Engineers, India. Nov 1987, pp
       35,36 and 48-51.
  11   RK Rana
       “Motorcycle Project planning with PERT” Students Journal of Institution of
       Engineers, India Vol. 14, Part S1, July 1980, pp47-50.




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Magazine
S. No                                 Description
  1    RK Rana, Editor
       “Sandesh” Vol. 2 Issue 1, June 1997, Published by Engineering Division of
       Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, India.

Conference/Seminars/Symposiums/Workshops
S. No                                    Description
  1    Sunil Pandey and R K Rana
       “CFD Analysis Of Fog Cooling - A Power Booster For Ship Propulsion Gas
       Turbines”, Proceedings 8th International Naval Engineering Conference,
       London, United Kingdom, 06-10 Mar 2006
  2    R K Rana and Sunil Pandey
       “Transition To Classification Society Rules For Machinery Onboard Naval
       Ships”, Presented at ‘Indigenisation Seminar – INDSEM – 06’ organised by
       Naval Dockyard, Visakhpatnam, India, Feb 06
  3    Sunil Pandey and R K Rana
       “Flow Modeling of Gas Turbine Air Intake Using CFD Technique”,
       proceedings of International Engineers’ Conference on, INS Shivaji,
       Lonavala, India, 13-14 Jan 05
  4    S Chhabra; UC Kothare and RK Rana,
       “Networking architecture design and machinery control rooms of future in
       warships of developing navy – A Proposal”, Proceedings 7th International
       Naval Engineering Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16-19 Mar 2004.
  5    RK Rana and J. Singh
       “Marine Engineering Design Standards – Views Of A Developing Navy”,
       Proceedings of Third International Conference NSN’ 2003 Navy and Ship
       Building Nowadays” at St. Petersburg, Russia June26-28 2003
  6    RK Rana and S Chhabra ;
       “Control system Architecture for Warships: An Overview”, Proceedings 13th
       Ships Control System Symposium, Florida USA, Apr 2003
  7    RK Rana and UC Kothare;
       “Integrated Machinery Control System – Views of a Developing Navy” ,
       Proceedings 13th Ships Control System Symposium, Florida, USA, Apr 2003
  8    RK Rana and Sanjay Sharma
       “Marine Diesel Engine Emission Control Strategies- 2000 and Beyond”,
       Presented at International Maritime Conference 2002, held at Mumbai, India
       21-23 Nov 2002.
  9    RK Rana and Sanjay Sharma
       “Marine Diesel Engine Emissions – Global Emerging Scenario and Indian
       Navy”, Presented at ‘Seminar on Emerging Marine Engineering
       Technologies (SEMENT 2002)’, held at INS Shivaji, Lonavla, 13-14 Mar
       2002.
 10    RK Rana
       “Performance Comparisons of Ship Propulsion Gas Turbine Driving Water
       Jet vis-à-vis Fixed Pitch Propeller” Poster session of International conference
       on ‘Marine Propulsion Turbinia and beyond’, Newcastle upon Tyne,
       organised by Institute of Marine Engineers, London UK, 26 Jun 1997.
 11    RK Rana, KA Damodaran, HS Kang and SS Gokhale.



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     “Governing of Ship Propulsion Gas Turbine Engine in a Seaway.”
     Proceedings of Eleventh Ship Control Systems Symposium, April 1997,
     Southampton, United Kingdom.
12   RK Rana, KA Damodaran, HS Kang and SS Gokhale
     “Propulsion Dynamics Simulation of Semi-displacement Type of Fast Attack
     Craft.” Proceedings of Tenth Ship Control Systems Symposium, October
     1993, Ottawa, Canada
13   RK Rana, KA Damodaran, HS Kang and SS Gokhale.
     “Governing Studies of Gas Turbine Propelled Semi-displacement Type of
     Fast Attack Craft.” Proceedings of Tenth Ship Control System Symposium,
     October 1993, Ottawa, Canada
14   HS Kang and RK Rana
     “Intelligent Integrated Damage Control Systems for Warships.” Proceedings
     of MARCON 88, Seminar on Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Industry Update
     to The Year 2000, Mumbai, India, November, 1988.
15   SK Murthy and RK Rana
     “Warship Design for Maintainability.” Proceedings of one day workshop on
     Evaluation of the Quality of Design (With Special Emphasis on
     Maintainability at Institute of Armament Technology, Pune, India, December
     1986, ppIII-1.1 to III-1.24.
16   RK Rana
     “Lubrication”. Presented at Students Technical Session of Institution of
     Engineers (India) at Bangalore, India, January 1979.




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                        LIST OF PROJECTS GUIDED

          AT INSTITUTE OF ARMAMENT TECHNOLOGY, PUNE


S. No                   Project                          Name of the Course
Student Projects
  1    Computer Aided Ship Stability Assessment        Advanced           Marine
                                                       Engineering Course
                                                       (ME(Mech)(Marine
                                                       Engineering)
   2    Gas Turbine Simulation for Performance                   -do-
        Monitoring
   3    Waste Heat Recovery from Ship Gas Turbine                -do-
   4    Intelligent Fire Detection System for a Naval            -do-
        Warship
  5.    Generation of Software for Simulation of                 -do-
        Transient Behaviour of Marine Gas Turbine
   6    Warship Propulsion Dynamics Simulation                   -do-
   7    Microprocessor Based Starting and Stopping of Electronic      Fellowship
        an Educational Gas Turbine                     Course
   8    Simulation of Microprocessor Based Fire                  -do-
        Detection and Surveillance System for Ships
   9    Control Engineering Software Package                     -do-
  10    Switching on/off of Single Phase Motors                  -do-
        Through an IBM PC
  11    Development of Zonal Intelligent Local Control           -do-
        Unit for Fire Detection
  12    Stepper Motor Control through IBM PC                     -do-
  13    Steady State Simulation of Gas Turbine         Gas Turbine Technology
                                                       Course
  14    Computer Method for the Off-design and Surge             -do-
        Prediction of Aero Gas Turbine Compressors.
Staff Projects
  15    Simulation package on a PC/AT computer titled “Continuous System
        Modelling Package- CSMP for continuous analog systems
  16    DRDO Headquarters sanctioned project titled “Digital Control for an
        Educational Gas Turbine”




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                LIST OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES DEVELOPED


S. No.                                   Software
   1   Program for Graphical Display of Test and Simulation Results
   2   Implementation of Nozzle Control System (Hydro-Mechanical part) in ‘C’ on
       an IBM PC/AT
   3   Implementation of Main Engine Fuel Control System (Hydro-Mechanical
       part) in ‘C’ on an IBM PC/AT
   4   Implementation of GTX Gas Turbine Simulation in ‘C’ on a PC/AT
   5   Simulation of Main Engine Fuel Control System (Control laws in Digital
       Engine Control Unit)
   6   Simulation of Nozzle Control System (Control laws in Digital Engine
       Control Unit)
   7   Simulation of Full Main Engine Fuel Control System Interfaced to GTX Gas
       Turbine
   8   Simulation of Full Main Engine Fuel and Nozzle Control System Interfaced
       to GTX Gas Turbine
   9   Estimation of Ship Hull Resistance Characteristics for Displacement and
       Semi-displacement Type of Ships
  10   Estimation of Propeller Characteristics
  11   Estimation of Wind Forces Acting on the Ship
  12   Simulation of Single Degree of Freedom Ship Propulsion Dynamics
  13   Implementation of a Simplified Model of MTU Diesel Engine
  14   Implementation of a Non-linear Simplified Model of LM2500 Gas Turbine
       and its Control System
  15   Simulation of Propulsion Dynamics of 500 tons Fast Attack Craft
  16   Simulation of Braking and Reversing Dynamic of a 4000 tons Displacement
       Ship
  17   Simulation of Sea Disturbances




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