The Department of Design (DoD)The Department of Design(DoD), one of the eleven 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|
|International Ergonomics Conference, HWWE2014, 01/12/2014 to 07/12/2014|
|Design Exhibition 2012|
|Masters in Design (M.Des) interviews to be conducted on 18th-19th June, 2013|
|DoD to organize Typography Day 2013|
|PhD interviews to be conducted on 30th May, 2013|
|Shortlisted candidates for studio test & interview for Mdes Admission (July - Nov 2013)|
|Dr. Utpal Barua, Associate Professor, awarded 1st International Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale and symposium 2012,|
Dr. Utpal Barua, Associate Professor, DoD, IITG has been awarded a Gold medal for his visualization in the 1st International Ecorea Jeonbuk Biennale and symposium 2012, Korea which was held at ‘Sori Arts Center of Jeollabuk-do’ Korea, in October 2012. The theme of the Biennale was “Living Places". It is intended to imagine the foundation of a healthy aesthetic lifestyle of humankind. The title of his work is ‘Red river and blue hill ‘for which he was also given an honor as Ambassador for the biennale by the Mayor of Wanju-Gun, South Korea.
|Keyur Sorathia awarded Erasmus Mundus Heritage Fellowship|
|Keyur Sorathia, Assistant Professor of DoD has been awarded Erasmus Mundus Heritage Fellowship on staff mobility. He will be visiting Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tallinna Tehnikaulikool, Estonia as visiting faculty for research and academic purpose|
|Keyur Sorathia, Amit Ranjan and Jagriti Kumar awarded Gandhian Young Technological Innovation award|
|Keyur Sorathia, Assistant Professor, Amit Ranjan and Jagriti Kumar, Alumni of DoD has been awarded Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award for the year 2013 for the project "Chetna-Celebrate Your Pregnancy", a health device for empowerment of maternal health scenario in Assam, India|
|D. Udaya Kumar awarded Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakti National Award|
|D. Udaya Kumar, Assistant Professor of DoD has been awarded Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakti National Award, Academy of Grassroots Studies and Research of India for the year 2012|
|Keyur Sorathia awarded IBM Research SUR award|
|Keyur Sorathia, Assistant Professor of DoD has been award prestigious IBM Research Shared University Research award for year 2012|
|Sougata Karmakar awarded with 'PSI Young Scientist Award'|
|Sougata Karmakar, Assistant Professor of DoD has been awarded with PSI Young Scientist Award namely ‘Prof. Sachidananda Banerjee Memorial Research Award: 2012’ by Physiological Society of India (PSI) during 24th Annual Conference of PSI during 12-14th December 2012 at Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam, India.|
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