Raju Datla

Research Associate Professor

School: School of Engineering and Science

Department: Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering

Building: Davidson Laboratory

Room: 208

Phone: (201) 216-5568

Fax: (201) 216-8214

Email: rdatla@stevens.edu

Research

Experimental marine hydrodynamics vessel wakescomputational fluid dynamic (CFD) aspects of marine hydrodynamicsocean waves and turbulence

Institutional Service
  • ABET Accreditation Coordinators Member
  • Senior Design Coordinator Member
  • Senior Design Coordination Committee Member
  • Senior Design Coordination Committee Member
Professional Service
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Faculty Advisor
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Fellow
  • Naval Engineers Journal Associate Editor
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Chair of Planing Craft Panel
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Student Chapter Faculty Advisor
Appointments

Research Associate Professor, Davidson Laboratory, Stevens Institute of Technology 1996 - Present

Honors and Awards

1996 John P. Breslin Award for outstanding research in Ocean Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Professional Societies
  • ASNE – American Society of Naval Engineers Member
  • SNAME – Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Member
Selected Publications
Book
    Conference Proceeding
    1. Datla, R. (2021). Simulation of Wave Power Capture and PTO Load of Oscillating Surge Wave Converter. International Conference on Ocean Energy.
    2. Datla, R. (2021). Seakeeping Evaluation of a TRI-SWACH Based on CFD Calculations and Model Tests. Proceedings of the 26th Offshore Symposium.
    3. Datla, R. (2020). NUMERICAL FLOW CHARACTERIZATION AROUND A TYPE 209 SUBMARINE USING OPENFOAM. The 15th OpenFOAM Workshop (OFW15).
    4. Aljallis, E.; Sarshar, M. A.; Datla, R.; Hunter, S.; Simpson, J.; Sikka, V.; Jones, A.; Choi, C. (2011). Measurement of hydrodynamic frictional drag on superhydrophobic flat plates in high reynolds number flows. ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. 77--82).
    5. Datla, R.. Performance of a Coastal Patrol Boat in the Gulf of Guinea. SNAME Maritime Convention.
    6. Datla, R.. 3D Printing in the Marine Industry. SNAME Maritime Convention (October 2020 ed.).
    7. Datla, R.. Axial Force Measurements for a Towed Biolocomotion Emulator. 13th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems, Robotics, and Vehicles.
    Journal Article
    1. Wielgosz, C.; Rosen, A.; Datla, R.; Chung, U.; Daniellson, J. (2020). Experimental Modeling of Spray Deflection Influence on Planing Craft Performance. J of Engineering for the Maritime Environment (2 ed., vol. 234, pp. 399-408). London, SW1H 9JJ: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, IMechE.
      https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1475090219887326.
    2. Datla, R. (2020). Analysis of Secondary Drag Contributions In Resistance Testing and Prediction of Small Multihull Models. Naval Engineers Journal (1 ed., vol. 132, pp. 111-118). Alexandria, VA: American Society of Naval Engineers.
    3. Yildiz, B.; Sener, B.; Duman, S.; Datla, R. (2020). A numerical and experimental study on the outrigger positioning of a trimaran hull in terms of resistance. Ocean Engineering (Jan 2020 ed., vol. 198). Amsterdam: Elsevier.
      https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0029801820300226.
    4. Aljallis, E.; Sarshar, M.; Datla, R.; Sikka, V.; Jones, A.; Choi, C. (2013). Response to “Comment on ‘Experimental study of skin friction drag reduction on superhydrophobic flat plates in high Reynolds number boundary layer flow’”. Physics of Fluids (vol. 25, pp. 079101).
    5. Aljallis, E.; Sarshar, M. A.; Datla, R.; Sikka, V.; Jones, A.; Choi, C. (2013). Experimental study of skin friction drag reduction on superhydrophobic flat plates in high Reynolds number boundary layer flow. Physics of fluids (2 ed., vol. 25, pp. 025103). AIP.