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 Committees
Departmental Undergraduate Program Committee (DUPC)
Committee members:
Debkumar Chakrabarti (Professor & HOD), Ravi Mokashi Punekar (Professor), Amarendra Kumar Das (Professor), S. R. M. Prasanna (Professor)
DUPC Secretary:
Prasad Bokil (Assistant Professor)

Departmental Postgraduate Program Committee (DPPC)
Committee members:
Debkumar Chakrabarti (Professor & HOD), Ravi Mokashi Punekar (Professor), Amarendra umar Das (Professor), Utpal Barua (Associate Professor)
DPPC Secretary:
Keyur Sorathia (Associate Professor)

Faculty Advisors
Bachelors in Design (1st & 2nd year): Pankaj Upadhyay (Assistant Professor)
Bachelors in Design (3rd & 4th year): Charu Monga (Assistant Professor)
Masters in Design: Keyur Sorathia (Associate Professor)
PhD in Design: Keyur Sorathia (Associate Professor)

Timetable Coordinator
Sharmistha Banerjee (Assistant Professor)

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