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Prof. Vijay Bapat

Profile of Prof. Vijay Bapat

Educational Qualifications
Mechanical Engineering, Walchand College of Engineering, Sangali

Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Design, IDC, IIT Bombay

Prof. Vijay Bapat is an Emeritus Professor and Ex Director- IDC, IIT Bombay.

He has been working with IDC for 46 years (since 1976) as faculty member. His area of specializations are Product Design, Game Design, Designing for Plastics, Product Creative detailing and Design for Manufacturability.

He also started Rapid Prototyping and Tooling studio (3 D Printing) in 1997 at IDC. His area of interests are Toy Design, Creativity & Design, Innovation, Furniture Design, Nature inspired Design.

He has completed 58 Professional Design projects in 44 years. His some of the important national and international clients are Hindustan Leaver Ltd, Voltas Mumbai, Tata Energy Research Institute, Greaves India Ltd. Chennai, Crompton Greaves Ltd. Mumbai, Guide X Corp., USA, Sona Enterprises, USA, Siemens Ltd., Mumbai, Mafatlal Industries, Mumbai, BRIT, BARC, Mumbai and many more. He was also involved in writing Design Articles Series in Marathi newspaper ‘Loksatta’. He has eight patents filed in last four year. He has also conducted various workshops on Creativity and Product Innovation for Inspiring and Igniting minds of young engineering students and practitioners.