Who we are
About Maritime Research Center
About the comprehensive framework of UDA that has been presented by MRC.
To drive the Underwater Water Domain Awareness (UDA) Framework across stakeholders and policy makers for facilitating a safe, secure and sustainable growth model for the tropical littoral waters of the Indo-Pacific Region and beyond.
MRC is well positioned to fulfill the role as a nodal agency for policy and technology interventions as well as acoustic capacity & capability building requirements for all in the Indo-Pacific Strategic Space and beyond.
Dr. Cdr. Arnab Das
Dr. Cdr. Arnab Das
A researcher, maritime strategist, technocrat and entrepreneur, Dr. (Cdr) Arnab Das is the founder and Director of Maritime Research Center (MRC), Pune and he personally drives all the initiatives. Dr. Das completed his Masters and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi while serving in the Indian Navy as a uniformed officer for two decades.
Who we are
The network of MRC patrons
Cmde Rajan Vir (Retd)
Dr. (Col) Aswini Kr. Das
Shri Praful Talera
Dr. (Cdr) Arnab Das
Lt Gen (Dr.) D B Shekatkar (Retd)
Amb Yogender Kumar
Himangshu Sekhar Das
Vice Admiral AR Karve (Retd
Dr. Satish Shenoy (PhD Tribology)
Our Advisory Panel
Vice Admiral SCS Bangara (Retd)
Vice Admiral DSP Varma (Retd)
Prof PSV Nataraj, IIT Bombay
Mr Praful Talera
Mr Vivek Menon, CEO WTI
Associations with Industry
In translating thought into directed action, MRC is privileged to receive support from various National and International Missions as well as partners from Think Tanks, Industry, and Academia. MRC catalyzes industry relevant research that solves real world problems, incubates tech led innovations and enables adaptation into the various fields related to the UDA framework. Its engagement with academia and pedagogy further ensures sustained availability of human capital for specialized needs.
MRC is supported by M/S NirDhwani Technology Pvt Ltd (NDT), as a start-up with niche capabilities in Acoustic Signal Processing Hardware & Software driven products and solutions. NDT has developed multiple innovative ideas to comprehensively support the UDA framework across all the dimensions. It undertakes turnkey solutions with extensive research based design & development projects and also field experimental support.
Associations with Experts
MRC has always been at the forefront to extend the cognition regarding Underwater Domain Awareness (UDA) framework in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). MRC has been hosting numerous webinars and seminars to carry forward this idea by bringing various experts from around the world into the discussion. This association with industry experienced people bring knowledge and ideas that creates an even greater positive impact on our goal. The list of all our Guest Speakers and Experts can be found below.