Sukomal Mandal

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Dr. Sukomal Mandal


Mobile Number: 9900897444
Phone Number: EXTN. NO. 733
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Dr. Sukomal Mandal is a Professor in the Civil Department at PES University.


Sl.No Degree Discipline Institute Year
1 B.Tech Aeronautical Engineering IIT Kharagpur 1979
2 M.E Ocean Engineering IIT Chennai 1981
3 Ph.D Mechanical Engineering UCL, United Kingdom 1992

Project Done:

  • B.E: Design and fabrication of an oscillating flow mechanism in a prototype smoke tunnel
  • M.E: Analysis of offshore steel Jacket during load out and transportation
  • Ph.D Thesis: On the identification and parametric modelling of offshore dynamic systems.


Year Position held
01.08.2016 – till date Professor, Dept of Civil Eng, PES University, Bangalore
01.07.2015 – 06.2016 Professor, Dept of Applied Mechanics, NITK Surathkal, Mangalore
01.07.2008 – 06.2011 INAE Professor, Dept of Applied Mechanics, NITK Surathkal, Mangalore
10.05.2003 – 04.2015 Prof.of AcSIR & Head, OED, CSIR-NIO, Goa
10.05.1982 – 05.2003 Scientist, CSIR-NIO, Goa
16.08.2005 – 08.2010 Visiting Professor, RIT, Shiroda, Goa


  • Award for appreciation of Project Leadership of institutional major project during 2002-2007 presented by Prof C N R Rao at NIO, Goa on 2/January/2008
  • Overseas Fellowship for PhD at University College London, UK, 1989-92

Institutional Membership:

  • Life member, Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata
  • Life member, Mathematical modeling and computer simulation, CMMACS, Bangalore


  • NBA Evaluation – Expert Member

Doctoral committee member:

  • Civil Engineering, PES University, Bangalore
  • Applied Mechanics, NIT Surathkal, Mangalore
  • Coastal Engineering, AcSIR, NIO, Goa
  • Marine Science, Goa University

Journal Editorial Board member:

  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal ‘AMET Maritime Journal (AMJ), AMET University, Chennai, 16/July/2013.
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal ‘The Open Ocean Engineering Journal’, Bentham Science Publishers, 4/December/2007.
  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal ‘Journal of Ocean and Ship Technology’, Dept of Ocean Eng & Naval Arch., IIT Kharagpur, 30/January/2008 (

Journal paper reviewer:

  • Soft Computing –Springer.
  • Neural Computing and Applications, Springer.
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society Transactions on Sustainable Energy, USA
  • Computers & Geosciences – Elsevier Journal.
  • Ocean Engineering - Elsevier Journal
  • International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems (IJOCS), UK
  • The Open Ocean Engineering Journal - Bentham Science Publishers
  • International Journal of Ecology and Development (IJED)
  • International Journal of Earth Sciences and Engineering (IJEE)

Responsibilities held:

  • Doctoral committee member
  • Ocean Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai
  • Civil Engineering, Pune University, Pune
  • Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Civil Engineering, Ponidecherry Engineering College, Ponidecherry University
  • Marine Science, Bharathidasan Univ, Tiruchirapalli
  • Special Editor of The International Journal of Ocean and Climate Systems, Multi
  • Science Publications, UK (ISSN 1759-3131), Vol-5(2), June 2014.

Journal paper reviewer:

  • Environment International Journal, USA
  • Marine Technology Society Journal, USA
  • Advances in Geosciences, AOGS
  • Journal of Ocean and Ship technology, IIT Kharagpur
  • AMET Maritime Journal


  • Soft Computing in Civil Engineering
  • Offshore Structures Installation Engineering
  • Hydraulics and Machinery

Research Interest:

  • Computational intelligence in Civil Engineering
  • Performances of floating and berm breakwaters
  • Dynamics of offshore structures

Research projects :

  • Have completed 75 sponsored/ research project

Research Guidance:

  • Currently guiding two students for PhD degree
  • Guided three students for PhD and degree has been awarded
  • Guided 16 Mtech Project Dissertations

No. of publications:

International Journal: 24
International Conference: 37
National journal: 5
National Conference 27


  • Mandal S, Sanil Kumar V and Jayakumar S (Editors) Harbour and Ocean Engineering Vol-I (ISBN- 81-902109-04), NIO, Goa, December 2004, pp 1-456
  • Mandal S, Sanil Kumar V and Jayakumar S (Editors) Harbour and Ocean Engineering Vol-II (ISBN- 81-902109-1-2), NIO, Goa, December 2004, pp 457-902.
  • Mandal, S Wave hindcasting/forecasting: Theory. First Chapter in Ocean wave studies and applications, Editors: M Baba and T S Shahul Hameed, CESS, Trivendrum, 1989, Chapter-1, pp 1-13.
  • Harish N, Mandal S and Subba Rao “Application of Soft Computing Techniques in Coastal Engineering -Studies on Non-reshaped berm breakwaters” e-Book published by Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP), 2015, 120p.ISBN-10:3659713872/ISBN-13:978-3-659-71387-3.
  • Mandal S (Editor) Applications of soft computing in Civil Engineering, Proc. National workshop, Dept of Civil Engineering, PES University Bangalore, 25-26 February 2017, pp1-114.