ESR 1 – Atmaram Muraleedharan, University of Sheffield, UK

Atmaram Muraleedharan is working in the DyVirt project focusing on developing new methods of
dynamic verification and validation for applications with significant non-linear effect. He did his
undergraduate degree in civil engineering from College of Engineering, Trivandrum in India and his
Master’s in civil engineering, specialising in offshore engineering from the University of Bologna in
Italy. Atmaram was also a visiting researcher at the Centre for Offshore Foundation Systems in the
University of Western Australia, before moving to the current position in the University of Sheffield’s
Dynamics Research Group. He is also working towards his PhD in Mechanical Engineering on the
same topic. His research interests are in the areas of structural dynamics, offshore engineering and
renewable energy.