Gujarat Innovation Council, GTU.
Jan 2015 - Apr 2015 (3 months)
Mentor for Faculty Development Program organised by the Gujarat Innovation Council under the aegis of Gujarat Technical University, Ahmedabad to teach ‘Design Thinking’ to facultiies through
Design Engineering course. Approximately 400 faculties have been mentored across Gujarat.
Prime focus on the following:
Strategic Design Thinking
Design to Manufacture
Skeleton and Skin synthesis
Principal Designer: Cornea Care
Jan 2011 - 2015 (4 years 3 months)
An Ophthalmic Enucleation Kit that helps in safer and faster extraction of cornea from the deceased donor and preserves the usability of the same up to the nearest EyeBank.
Principal Designer: Mizu Ha
May 2014 - 2015 (11 months)
‘Mizu Ha’ is a project that amalgamates Industrial and User Interaction design parameters to
create a device that automates irrigation in large plantation areas or multiple micro-plantation zones. The device can be easily adapted to automate Municipal Water Supply system, Lighting system for public areas and similar uses.
Principal Designer: Insulin Delivery System
Mar 2013 - 2015 (2 years 1 month)
Design of an innovative Insulin Delivery System that automates the insulin diffusion into the diabetic patient as per the current need of the body. The system monitors the blood glucose levels, delivers insulin and alarms in case of drastic fluctuations, simultaneously without frequent human
Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture
Dec 2012 - 2015 (2 years 4 months)
I impart my knowledge in the fields of Basics of Design, Research Methods, Software Skills, Workshops, Building Materials and Constructions to budding designers in the undergraduate program, while continuously updating myself. It aids me to polish my inter-personal skills and concretise my concepts as well.
Designer for TOTE bags
Apr 2014 - Oct 2014 (6 months)
Print Graphics for ‘Tote Bags’ made from natural cotton canvas to launch the brand in the Indian market for target consumers ranging from a young 16-year-old girl to a 35-year-old lady. The artwork was designed to be screen printed onto the polished canvas fabric with a maximum of eight screens per composition to aid perfection in printing and repetition of screens to reduce the selling price of the product.
Principal Designer: Child Healthcare Records
Mar 2014 - Jul 2014 (4 months)
A minimalistic but systematic approach towards recording the vaccinations administered to the child and the mother along with other medical findings.
Principal Designer: Grow Buckets
J.J.Kothari & Co. Ltd (Eth)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Aug 2012 - Apr 2014 (1 year 8 months)
A set of two components that aid in the Hydroponic method of cultivation for better quality and quantity of harvest along with a modular approach to agriculture.
Designer: Urja: Cook Stove
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013 (2 months)
A cook-stove that uses Ethanol as fuel, generated from sugarcane and converts the heat energy into electricity, which will light the rural areas of developing and under-developed countries.
Designer: Hardware and Lifestyle accessories
Kich Architectural Products Pvt.Ltd
Dec 2011 - Nov 2012 (11 months)
User centric research and design of various mortice handles and bathroom accessories.
The design Research was carried out across various cities in India (Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Mumbai, Pune) with the help of exhaustive user studies of varied economic strata and lifestyles. Analyzing the data, deriving design insights and directions from it and generating concepts, mock-up models and final proto-type along with a complete set of design drawings.
Kothari Oil Products Company
Sep 2011 - Oct 2011 (1 month)
Design of their Logo, Business cards and stationary design for the company, that reflects its trade in oil commodity.
Bajaj Auto Ltd
May 2010 - Jun 2010 (1 month)
Redesign of the exterior of RE variant of Bajaj Auto-Rickshaw and Redesign of the existing components (rear door), of the same.
Design Intern: Summer Project
Dec 2009 - Feb 2010 (2 months)
User study, research and Redesign of a refrigerator for Samsung specifically targeted to the
needs of the Indian Sub-continent.Design Research was carried out across various cities in
India (Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata) by carrying out exhaustive user
studies of five users per city of varied economic strata and eating habits. Analyzing the data,
deriving design insights from it and generating concepts.
Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE)
Aug 2007 - Sep 2007 (1 month)
Poster and brochure design for the incubator to create awareness of their then forthcoming competition under the name of CLEANTECH and ANVESHAN.
May 2007 - Jun 2007 (1 month)
Exhibition panel design and poster design for the International conference, G2G held in Tianjin, China, in 2007.
ZEDO Group of Architects and Designers: Nimit Kamdar Associates:
Jun 2006 - Oct 2006 (4 months)
Worked on conceptualization, design development and presentation of projects pertaining to design of a Boardroom, (Marwadi Shares and Finance Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot, India); a Restaurant and an electronics showroom in Guwahati; Retail Space for branded Hardware (Kitchen King Rajkot); and a Corporate Office (Alfalal Shipping Corporation, Jamnagar).
Vastushilpa Foundation (for Studies and Research in Environmental Design)
May 2005 - Oct 2005 (5 months)
Research and Development
Worked on ‘Recycling building materials for a sustainable environment and poverty alleviation in Indian towns and cities’; Product Design and Development for the same, and subsequent Prototype development and report compilation. Simultaneously working on Research and Documentation of Contemporary Indian Architecture and Research; and Documentation of Works of Architect Padma Shri Balkrishna Doshi.