Prof. Vijay Bapat

Profile of Prof. Vijay Bapat


Areas of specialization
Working with IDC for 46 years (since 1976) as faculty member,
Involved in teaching
Product Design,
Game Design,
Designing for Plastics,
Product Creative detailing and
Design for Manufacturability,
Started Rapid Prototyping and Tooling studio (3 D Printing) in 1997 at IDC
Other areas of Interest
• Toy Design
• Creativity & Design Innovation
• Furniture Design
• Nature inspired Design

58 Professional Design projects done in 44 years

Some of the important national and international clients
• 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
• C P Tools, Mumbai
• Blue Star Ltd., Bombay
• Electronica, Pune
• lon-Exchange, Ltd
• Godrej, Bombay
• Ador Ltd Pune
• Bioemagene USA
• Dynolog Mumbai
• IRDE Deharadoon
• Electronics Devices, Mumbai
• Bruckhardht Compression Pune
• Kolsite Daman
• ACC, mumbai

Major Sponsored Research Project – 8

Academic Project supervised-
• PhD Design Research project supervised- 1
• Post- Graduate M Des Projects Supervision- 204
• Interdepartmental thesis supervision at IIT- 6
• Inter university project-10
Conducting Workshops on Creativity and product Innovation Workshop for Inspiring & Igniting minds of young engineering students and practitioners——8 workshops in last four years 

Involved in writing Design Articles Series in Marathi newspaper ‘Loksatta’ 

Eight  Patents filed in last four year

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