|The Department of Design, DoD, is one of
thirteen departments at the Indian Institute of
Technology Guwahati. The Department of Design at IITG nurtures
Innovators, Creators, Communicators and
Inventors. It offers programs leading to B.Des,
M.Des and PhD in the creative design
discipline. B Des degree offered by the department is the only undergraduate level degree of its kind in an Indian Institute of Technology in Design.
The focus of the programmes 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 Instructional program aims to prepare students in the use of analytical and methodical approaches to solving design problems. Issues such as culture studies, aesthetics, human engineering, consumer behavior, design management, cognitive psychology and related socio-economic factors are researched and integrated into the curriculums. The utilization of cutting edge production and prototyping technology ensures, in the students, a firm base to excel in contemporary work environments.
Departmental Postgraduate Program Committee (DPPC)