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New article: Shallow water wave turbulence

Paper about how turbulence in shallow water equations evolves and gives rise to shock waves.

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Why Open-Source?

Most of us who are engaged in development or use of open-source software have one reason or another to do it. The question of "Why open-source?" is something we should all reflect upon once, since we should be well prepared to answer the same question confidently in the future.

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Looking Back

It's that day of the year again. Resolutions, promises to change, and parties to kickstart the ride. Surprisingly, I find a lot of people, cheerful all around, everywhere! It is humbling to witness how a random date, set as the "starting point" of the Earth's perennial revolution around the Sun …

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The Dive

I make it a point that I don't let my rage take control. We all come to a tipping point at times. My friends would know that I get pissed very rarely, and as far as my memories go, there were only handful of incidents. And I regret all of …

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The thin line between being a Cynic and a Critic

Have you seen this guy on the right, people?  "The Thinker" that's what he's called. Ever wondered why he's crouching so low? Some may say he's deep in his thought. I beg to differ. It is the weight of his preoccupation hanging on his shoulders. Can't you see this guy …

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Being a Malayali

... and not a Keralite.

I've been away from my homeland, for two years straight. Situations throw you into a mish-mash  of people hailing from all over India, and I accept, it was weird and unsettling in the beginning. But you change overtime, slowly. And armed with the following superpowers vested …

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Voices inside: What makes us human

Those tiny voices inside your head!

As Jim Carrey said (on a lighter note, of course) we are always just one step away from insanity. Your mind is a pandora's box that cooks up all the evil you could do at "the moment." Read these weird thoughts; you might have …

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How to survive the Great Slowdown

On the backdrop of recent events when our beloved King Singh gave a heartbroken I-day speech, all hope seems to be lost and the media starts scaring you with impending doom; I thought I would share a few pointers that would help the selfish anarchist in you survive in the …

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Learning to Live

As I look back at 22 years of my life, I realise that my life took two sharp turns to define me as a person that I am today. In my defence, this is not a prose in praise to myself. Nor am I saying I am the perfect son …

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ഒരു ആഗ്ര യാത്ര.

ഓഗസ്റ്റ്‌ 14 ഒരു നല്ല ദിനമാണ് .പാരതന്ത്ര്യത്തിന്റെ പിടിയില്‍ നിന്നും ഭാരത്തെ മോചിപ്പിക്കാന്‍ വെള്ളക്കാര്‍ തീരുമാനിച്ച സുദിനം. Schoolil …

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My research centers around geophysical flows, particularly with gravity waves and vortices, studied from a turbulence perspective. I am trained in computational, theoretical and experimental tools. You would find me using things which are simple, efficent, open-source, and reproducible. Feel free to contact me - I am usually reachable via email or the social accounts listed below.