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Assistant Professor

IDC School of Design

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Mumbai, India

DESIGNER

RESEARCHER

EDUCATOR

ABOUT MYSELF
PhD (IIT Bombay)

I have done my PhD in the area of communication Design. My thesis title is- "Knowledge Representation of Grids in Graphic Design and it's application for Analogy Based Design".

MDes (IIT Bombay)

I have done my Masters of Design in Visual Communication from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. I worked on projects in Instruction Design, Publication Design and Animation.

ONGOING PROJECTS

Kanimuni is funded by MHRD under DIC at IIT Guwahati. This project aims to develop educational games. These games are meant to build interest and confidence to learn English, Mathematics, Science and 21st century skills in school students.

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NEWS & EVENTS

ICoRD '17 was organised during 9th to 11th January 2017 at IIT Guwahati by Department of Design in collaboration with CPDM, IISc Bangalore.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Knowledge Representation
Design ontologies, Mental models, Model Based Reasoning, Design Process Flow

Visual Language
Visual language of Comics, Visual language of cultural artefacts, Visual Semantics

Gamification for Education 
Educational board games, Constructivism and gamification, Gamification for 21st century skills

Recent conferences:

IASDR 2017 (USA, accepted)

Dhadaam! Bhadaam! – Sound Symbolic Words in Comics and Role of Calligraphy in its Aesthetics

CONFIA 2017 (Portugal, accepted)

Color in Sound Symbolic Words

IGNCC 2017 (Dundee, UK, presented)

The Role of Design Elements in Creating Sound Symbolic Words

ICoRD 2017 (India, presented & published)

1. Look at that Sound! Visual Representation of Sound in Indian Comics

2. Legibility: Same for All Scripts!

Responsibilities

Timetable coordinator (Jul. 2013 - Jun. 2015)

Department Undergraduate Programme Committee Secretary (June 2015 - Oct. 2017)

Conference Secretary, ICoRD'17 (Jan. 2017)

Design Innovation Center IITG core committee member (June 2015 - Sept. 2017)

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