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Industrial Design Professional
A post graduate in product design, I have keen interest in electronic/digital equipment, system design and human product interaction/experience design.
I am extremely passionate about the smart environment concept, and live and breathe on thoughts of interactive technologies and services.
My core strengths are,
Process thinking with an analytical and interdisciplinary approach, technology integration and future thinking.
EUCLID - an amphibious swimming pool cleaner
ErgoSteam - redesign of a face steamer
Date of Birth:
31st December 1985
English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Kannada
Music, Photography, Travelling, Writing, Cycling, Adventure Sports, Future Thinking
Cad tools - Rhinoceros, Alias Studio, AutoCAD, CATIA v5
Rendering tools - V-Ray, Hypershot, Keyshot
Graphic tools - Adobe Photoshop CS4
Engineering software - ANSYS 10.0, Hypermesh, CADEM CAPSturn 7.0, CADEM CAPSmill 7.0
10th – Don Bosco High School, Mumbai, India
12th – Thakur College of Science, Mumbai, India
Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical
Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Shimoga, Karnataka, India
Post-Graduation – Product Design
MIT Institute of Design, Pune, Maharashtra, India
The Institution of Engineers (India)
WORK AND ACTIVITIES
• POST-GRADUATION PROJECT
Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, Bengaluru, India. Duration – 5 months. The project involved a complete user experience design in context to room automation systems and personal smart devices.
Pierlite Lighting Solutions, Ahmedabad, India. Duration - 2 months. The project was realized with two concepts prototyped for aesthetics, assembly and lighting performance testing.
I have been selected as a finalist in the India Future of Change design contest, under the national, digital environment category. The final jury for the same will be held in the month of November 2011.
• PROJECTS DONE IN P.G. PRODUCT DESIGN
• Aquatic snail inspired amphibious swimming pool cleaner.
• Airport baggage management system.
• Techno aesthetic detailing of a face steamer.
• Liquid petroleum gas delivery system.
• An interactive information system for farmers in India.
• Packaging of blood bags for temperature control during transport.
• Advanced form redesign of a fire extinguisher pump.
• Fun seating using waste tires.
• Sideways dispensing toilet paper holder.
• INDUSTRY PROJECT
I have also worked on a live product design project for a leading Korean consumer electronics and home appliance brand. Details of which cannot be revealed due to confidentiality agreement.
• CERTIFICATE COURSE
Completed a certificate modular training course in Mechanical Computer Aided Design (MCAD) for the tools CATIA, ANSYS and Hypermesh from M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore
• ENGINEERING PROJECT
The project involved developing a device for biometric measurement of forces applied by humans.
• ORGANIZING AND MANAGEMENT
As a Co-Convener, I have been an active member of The Institution of Engineers (India) Students’ Chapter for Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering. And have under it, organized technical competitions and a state level technical symposium.
I also served the college as the Cultural Secretary for the year 2007-2008, and organized and conducted various events in the college.
MIT's Institute of Design, Pune
The final jury for the same will be held in the month of November 2011