The Department of Design (DoD)The Department of Design(DoD), one of the thirteen departments at IIT Guwahati, was set up with a vision to enkindle some of the brightest technical minds of the country a passion for innovation in technology driven by a firm understanding, appreciation and celebration of design.
The department offers an M.Des. degree, a B.Des. degree (the only undergraduate level degree of its kind in an Indian Institute of Technology) and a PhD degree in Design. The focus of the program is on the study, invention, and creative use of technologies to create effective, usable, enjoyable experiences with technology through interdisciplinary research in engineering, design, behavioral and social sciences, and to understand the impact of technology on individuals, groups, and organizations. The department envisions to produce successful graduates who will be capable of leading the changing scenarios of today and tomorrow through thought, innovation and values.
The institute is situated in North Guwahati, Assam, on the north bank of the river Brahmaputra amidst breathtaking natural beauty and serenity. The full fledged campus sprawls over 285 hectares of gently undulating terrain with several hillocks covered with lush green vegetation, a few lakes and a panoramic view of the mighty river on one side and a ring of blue hills on the other. The Institute is conveniently accessible from all the transport hubs in the Guwahati city.
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|News and Events|
|Admissions announcement 2017-2018
|Tata Pioneer Makerthon Wearable Challenge
|Details of "Training Programme and Project Management" by Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises|
|Admission procedure for Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination (UCEED) for B.Des 2016|
|Shortlisted candidates M.Des 2016 admissions|
|Shortlisted Candidates PhD 2016 admissions|
|Design Research Colloquium Poster|
|TEQIP: "Visual Display Design: Scientific Way of Representation" from March 14-16, 2016|
|DoD Publication in 'Design For All Institute of India|
|New sponsored project: "Gesture control user interfaces on small screen devices" funded by Nokia Research Center|
|Jonathan Grudin, principle researcher at Microsoft Research delivered a talk on qualitative research and exponential growth|
|Sachichidanand Hegde, Scupting Manager at General Motors India delivered talk on Concepts and Fundamentals of Digital Design in automobile industry|
|SIAM (Society of Indian Automobile Manifacturers) organizes a two day workshop at DoD, IIT Guwahati. Speakers from automobile industry provided an overview on industry specific automobile design process|
Prof. Utpal Barua has won Gold Medal for his visualization work on 2016 year's G20 theme; “Freedom, Peace, Humanity and Environment” as "outstanding work" in an International Exchange exhibition in Hangzhao, China, where all G 20 countries participated. He was representing INDIA in this mega event.
|Graduate students Phaneendra B and Niharika Das win prestigious Aerospace Design Challenge 2016|
|Charu Monga awarded with Film Heritage Foundation Fellowship by Film Division in association with Martin Scorsese's Film Foundation and Cineteca di Bologna, L'Immagine Ritrovata.|
|Chetna - an exploration of gesture based interaction to empower pregnant women of rural Assam awarded with top 30 Innovations by India Innovation Growth Program (IIGP)|
|Harshvardhan Upadhyay (Masters in Design) awarded Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for his Masters Thesis Project based on National Unity & Integration|
|DoD students grab 1 finalist, 1 runnerup and 1 shortlisted entry at OzCHI 2013|
|Dipanka Boruah awarded Erasmus Mundus Interweave Fellowship for 10 months PhD mobility (September 2014 to July 2015) at Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK|
|DoD students present 2 full papers, 2 short papers and 2 posters at International Conference of APCHI/IndiaHCI 2013|
|Mannu Amrit, Minal Jain, Anvay Meshram and Ranju Ravindran wins 2nd prize at Samsung USID Design Competition for Socigo|
|Utpal Barua awarded Gold Medal1st International Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale and symposium 2012|
|Keyur Sorathia awarded Erasmus Mundus Heritage Fellowship|
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