Programmes
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Research Areas in Design

Research Areas in Design

• Interior Design
• Automobile Design
• Visual Communication
• Product Design
• Fashion Design

Research Supervisors and their Areas of Interest

PhD Supervisors Names Their Areas of Interest
Dr. Bhavesh Shah
  • Theories of proportions
  • Energy efficient building design
Dr. Brajesh Dhiman
  • Interdisciplinary Design Research
  • AI-Enabled Design
  • Design for Energy
  • Socially Constructed Design
  • Design Ethnographic Methods
  • Electric Vehicles and Charging Stations: Indian Pretext
Dr. Rikimi Madhukaillya
  • Pedagogy
  • Indian Craft and minor arts
  • Architecture
  • Social Design
Dr. Arunachalam M
  • Product Design
  • Ergonomics, User experience and Usability in Design
  • Prototyping (Virtual/ Physical) – Engineering Design
Dr. Vibha Kalaiya
  • Traditional Indian crafts
  • Value addition
  • Product diversification
  • Traditional textiles & costumes
  • Dyeing, printing and embroidery
Dr. Sharmila Sinha
  • Creativity and creative process
  • Branding,
  • Identity and visual language
  • Design pedagogy
Dr. Arunita Paul
  • Design and Ergonomics for healthcare, differently abled population
  • Design and Ergonomics in crisis management
  • Design research, methodological framework development, predictive modeling etc
  • Design anthropology

 

Research facilities (List of labs @ UID)

  1. Photography Studio
  2. Digital & Computer Lab
  3. Printing & Dyeing Lab
  4. Sewing Lab
  5. Pattern Making lab
  6. Knitting Lab
  7. Audio & Video Editing Center
  8. Mechanical workshop
  9. Felder Lab (wood crafting workshop)
  10. Traditional Wood workshop
  11. Metal workshop
  12. Jewellery Workshop (Ground Floor)
  13. Ceramic Workshop
  14. 3D printing Lab (ULTIMAKER CENTER OF EXCELLENCE)
  15. Digital innovation future labs
  16. Craft workshop



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