Director Board

Aries International Maritime Research Institute

Dr. Sunil Kumar

Managing Director AIMRI

Dr. Sunil Kumar, is an alumnus of Cochin University of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and University College London. He is a Gold Medallist who graduated in 1990 and acquired further qualifications in 1993, 1998 and 2011. He has rich industrial experience in the ship design, shipbuilding and marine repair industries in varied fields like design and repairs of ships & submarines,management of new construction projects, production and project management. He served on the faculty of Naval Architecture of Cochin University of Science and Technology for 6 years. Later, he worked in the hydrodynamic research wing of Indian defence research and development organisation. He was awarded PhD for his studies in the field of ultimate strength and reliability of ship structures. Dr Sunil Kumar is abreast with all latest trends and techniques in the domain of Ship Research, Design and Building process. He is a member of Institution of Naval Architects, India and Royal Institution of Naval Architects, UK.

Gireesh Mukundan Menon

Managing Director Design

Gireesh Menon is B Tech in Naval Architecture and Ship Building with 16+ years of experience in Ship design and management. He is also holding Msc in Offshore Engineering.

Ajith.P J

Managing Director Project Management

Ajith is a Naval Architect with executive MBA in Engineering and Technology Management. With over 15+ years of experience in project management, he has contributed his best to an array of challenging projects.

Shyam Kurup

Vice President BizTV Network

Shyam Kurup is a Naval Architect with 11+ years of experience at Aries Group. Besides, being a competent naval architect he has also served as a lecturer at Institute of Ship Building and Technology, Goa

Prabhi Raj. N

Managing Director Inspections & Maintenance

Prabhiraj, a marine surveyor with 19 years of experience and Engineering background, started his professional career as Quality Control Inspector. He was heading the training division of Aries Group from where 10 batches have been successfully passed out.