P. A. Kiran, Research Scholar (OE14D024), Department of Ocean Engineering has won the Best Paper Award for his paper co-authored with his guide Prof. Srinivasan Chandrasekaran entitled ‘Mathieu Stability of Offshore Buoyant Leg Storage and Regasification Platform’ at the 19th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering, organized by WASET​​ in Paris, France from 21-22nd September 2017.  The paper is an outcome of innovative research work on new-generation offshore platforms for ultra-deep waters.