Faculty Members

Dr Anand Wadwekar

Head, Department of Design
Associate Professor (Urban Design)
Doctor of Philosophy (Urban and Regional Design) Hokkaido University, JapanMaster of Architecture (Urban Design), SPA New DelhiBachelor of Architecture, Nagpur University
Work Experience: Teaching and Research years
Institutional Research: BReUCom: Building Resilient Urban Communities (EU Erasmus+ Program)
Research Interests: Urban Design >more here

Dr. Sukanta Majumdar

Assistant ProfessorB. Arch (IIT Roorkee)M. Des (Product Design, IISc Bangalore)PhD (IIT Roorkee)
Work Experience:Teaching and Research 15 years
Institutional Research: Enhancement of Mobility in Rural and Semi-urban Areas Through Electric Bicycles, Strategic Plan for Sustainable Tribal Settlements and Livelihoods in India
Research Interests: Product Design, Product-Service Systems Design, Sustainability issues >more here
Subjects at MDes: Product Design Methods, Product Semantics, Product Function and Product Architecture, Form Design Methods, Human Activity System integration, Product-Service Systems Design Methods

Dr. Saurabh Tewari

Assistant ProfessorB. Arch (Sushant School, Gurgaon)M. Des (Visual Communication, IIT Bombay)PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Work Experience: Teaching and Research 11 years
Institutional Research: BReUCom: Building Resilient Urban Communities (EU Erasmus+ Program)
Research Interests: Design: Theory, History and Culture; Social Design and Sustainability >more here
Subjects at MDes: History and Culture of Design, Design Studies, Basic and Advanced Typography, Visual Langauge, Visual Graphics, Print Design

Dr. Shanu Sharma

Assistant ProfessorB. Arch (GCA, Lucknow)M. Des (Design, IIT Kanpur)PhD (IIT Kanpur)
Work Experience: Teaching and Research 10 years
Institutional Research: Sanchi Milk Rebranding Project with MP Dairy Federation
Research Interests: Co-Design, Creativity and Innovation, User-centred Design >more here
Subjects at MDes: Creativity and Ideation, Material and Manufacturing, Communication & Cognition, UI/UX, Speculative Design

Xaxa Aman Rupesh

Assistant ProfessorB. Arch (SPA Delhi)M. Des (Visual Communication, IIT Bombay)
Work Experience:Teaching and Research 3 years, Industry 6 years
Institutional Research: Sanchi Milk Rebranding Project with MP Dairy Federation
Research Interests: Indigenous Cultures, User-centred Design, Way-finding and Signages, Identity Design
Subjects at MDes: Advanced Typography, Communication & Cognition, UI/UX, Data Visualization, Culture and Communication
Some of the Visiting Faculty during 2018-22: S Balaram, Chetan Shashtri, Paresh Choudhury, Pushkar Ingle, Shobhan S, Aman Sadana, Dr Devanuj Balakrishna, Dr Priyatej Kotipalli, Mustafa Saifee, Vajra Pancharia, Butool Abbas, Debjani Mukherjee, Utpal Pande, Aditi Babel, Vasant Mehar, Harsha Andukuri, Dibyendu Mrugraj, Arjak Mitra, Ami Shah, Vamika Jain... more here