CEO, mARitymVR & VedamDesign
With around 20 years in the maritime industry as a Founder of Vedam Design, Akshay is committed to solve the design & engineering challenges of the maritime Industry through insightful designs and the modern technologies.
After graduating from Indian’s most premium engineering institute IIT Madras and working as Naval Architect for a Ship owner in various shipyards in SKorea, China, Europe, Akshay founded Vedam Design. With offices in India, UAE & Netherlands and a 140+ strong team spearheaded by Naval Architects, Vedam has delivered cutting edge design and engineering solutions for marine, offshore, dredging & LNG industries across private, public & defense organizations globally.
In last 14+ years, Vedam has successfully provided innovative solutions for 2000+ projects covering new ship design, retrofits/conversion designs, Dredger Designs, LNG Propulsion, 3D Scanning, IHM & MWS Surveys, decarbonization studies, Loadicator, Site Supervision, Production design, Engineering analysis (Motion, FEM, CFD, Mooring), etc. Vedam's mARitymVR platform provides futuristic technology solutions using AR-VR to enhance ship operations & training via Photo Realistic Digital Twin, Remote inspection software to inspect ships from shore, 3D model augmentation on 2D drawing at site, VR based design review, etc.
Akshay has received several awards and has been speaking on new technologies and regulations effecting maritime industry on several international platforms. Akshay is also General Secretary in Institution of Naval Architects, India. Akshay is an avid Cyclist & water sports enthusiast and gets energy from participating in long distance open water swims.
In this conference, Akshay shall explain the advantage of Digitalization, and how a Photo Realistic Digital twin can boost Vessel training, audit planning, technical reviews, operations multifold, and will explain how easy it is to create and to access a Photo Realistic Digital Twin.