Degrees Offered: M Des, M.Sc (Engg) and Ph.D.

Research Areas

Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing pursues excellence in Product Design, Research and industrial interaction activities in the area of product design. The M Des Programme aims at developing skills, knowledge, and aptitude among students to bring about innovation in industry through creative problem solving. On completion of the M. Des program, students will have the ability to identify potential needs of the society and conceptualize and engineer products satisfying the needs. This program lays equal emphasis on engineering design aspects [aesthetics, human interface, marketing and consumer physchology aspects] with the objective to produce post graduate designers with greater analytical ability and synthesizing skills.

    Project areas: M Des :

  • Transportation design
  • Biomedical, Health Care, Hygiene
  • Special Purpose Machines
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Packaging
  • Consumer white goods
  • Multimedia GUI

  Research Focus:

  • Design synthesis, Design Creativity, Design Methodology, Collaborative Design & Eco-Design
  • Automotive Systems, CAE, and Product Impact Safety Design
  • CAD, Geometric Modeling, and Product Life Cycle Management
  • Ergonomics, Modular Mechanisms, Geometric, Topological and Kinematics modeling
  • Biomedical Engineering, Occupational health, Kinesiology and Sports physiology

Computer Skills

SolidWorks, Rhinoceros, CATIA, Think3d, Alias, Photoshop, Corel Draw

Major Design Projects, 2006 Batch:

  • Design of a Cycle rickshaw;                 Design of a Patient handling device
  • Ideal baggage for Indian Railways ;    Design of an Ergonomic Hospital Bed


  • Elements of Design
  • Product Design
  • Creative Engineering Design
  • Applied Ergonomics
  • Design of Automotive Systems
  • Design Management
  • Design and Society
  • Product Planning and Marketing
  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Product visualization, communication and Presentation
  • Mechanism Design
  • Computer Aided Product Design
  • Mini-Design Project
  • Design and Fabrication of Major Project

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