The multidisciplinary faculty comprises of renowned names drawn from a vast variety of fields such as Product Design, Usability Engineering
and Interaction Design, Human Factors Engineering, Graphic and Information Design, Computer Graphics, and Internet Technologies and
Multimedia. Apart from this regular workshops and visiting faculty both from India and abroad bring an international perspective to complement
the education. In the past DOD had researchers and practising designers from countries like Germany, Israel, Denmark and Japan apart from
various Indian institutes.

The department comprises encouraging and energetic faculty, guiding students through every phase of design. Faculty members also provide
consultancy to corporate institutions. Distinguished faculty, designers from renowned universities visit us every year and enrich our academic programme.

  Sougata Karmakar
Status Professor and Head of the Department
Interest area Virtual Simulation (CAD and Digital Human Modeling) 2. Physical Ergonomics
(Product and Workstation design), Cognitive Ergonomics (Information processing),
Design and work environment, Design and Occupational Health
    Personal Webpage
Contact karmakar.sougata@iitg.ac.in, karmakar.sougata@gmail.com, T: +91-361-2582464; M-+91-8011403513
Professor and Interim Director, IIIT Manipur
Interest area
Industrial Design, Rapid Prototyping and Tooling, Space Design, Facility Design, Environmental Graphics, Design for Disabled
  Personal Webpage
Contact dasak@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582454
  Utpal Barua
Status Professor, Former Head of Department.
Interest area Basic Design, Graphic Design, Design Drawing and Visualization, Visual Design- Principles and Applications

Visualization Lab

Personal Webpage

Contact   utpalb@iitg.ac.in , T: +91-361-2582452
  Manoj Majhi
Status Associate Professor
Interest area Animation, Special Effects, Cartooning, Research Interest, Animation Movie history, Creation of Traditional Animation
Contact   manojmaj@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582462
  D. Udaya Kumar
  Status Professor
Interest area Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Typography, Information Graphics, Architecture, Design Education and Research
  Personal Webpage
Contact d.udaya@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582463 (O), +91-361-258-4463 (R)
  Keyur Sorathia
Status Associate Professor
Interest area
Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Virtual Realit, Novel Interaction Methods
  Embedded Interaction Lab (EILab)
Contact   keyur@iitg.ac.in, keyurbsorathia@gmail.com, T: +91-361-2582456
  Mriganka Madhukailya
Status Assistant Professor, DAAD Visiting Professor
Interest area New Media Studies, Communication Design, Design Fiction, Media Theory, Documentary
Cinema, Innovation, Artificial Intelligence, Cybernetics History of Technology, Non western ontology, Philosophy of Technology, Ontological design, Speculative design
Personal webpage
Media Lab
Contact mriganka@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582461
  Shareka Iqbal
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Architecture Design, CAD, Lighting Design, Parametric Modelling
Contact   shareka.iqbal@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582460
  Sharmistha Banerjee  
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area

Industrial Design, Design for Sustainability, Bio-inspired Design, Medical Product Design

    Personal Webpage   
Sustainability and Social Innovation Lab
Contact Sharmistha@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582469
  Abhishek Singh
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Automotive Design, Product Design, Graphic Design, Design Research
Contact abhisheksingh11@iitg.ac.in, abhishekdod@gmail.com, T: +91-361-2582466, 7663036934
  Pankaj Upadhyay
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Product Design, Industrial Design, Frugal Design and Innovation, Design for Social Innovation, Design for Sustainability, Design for Children, Inclusive Design, Digital Wellbeing, Embodiment Design.
  Personal Webpage   Sustainability and Social Innovation Lab
Contact pankaj.upadhyay@iitg.ac.in, T: +91-361-2582479
  Sheetal M. Gokhale
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Film & Video,Story telling & Visual Scripting, Animation, Graphic Design
Contact sheetalg@iitg.ernet.in, T: +91-361-2582481
  Shrivastava Abhishek
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Interaction Design, Speech User Interfaces and Multimodal Interface Design, Design for Development, New Media, Graphic Design and Cartooning.
  Personal Webpage
Contact shri@iitg.ac.in T: +91-361-2582486
  Pratul Chandra Kalita
Status Professor
Interest area Design Management, Design Methods, Systems Approach to Design, Design for Development.
  Personal Webpage
Contact pratulkalita@iitg.ac.in, pratul_kalita@yahoo.co.in  T: +91-361-2582472
  Supradip Das
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Origami inspired product Development, Toy for tomorrow, Paper craft, Transformable furniture, Structural packaging Design and Product development from aboriginal science and technology
Contact supradip.das@iitg.ac.in, supradip@alumni.iitg.ernet.in, T: +91-361-2582474, M: +91- 8011892334
  Urmi Ravindra Salve
Status Associate Professor
Interest area Human Factor Engineering, Occupational Ergonomics, Cognitive Ergonomics, Research Methodology
  Implementation of Ergonomics in Manufacturing Industries
Contact urmi.salve@iitg.ac.in, meeturmi@gmail.com, T: +91-361-2582473, M:+91- 8723828575
  Debayan Dhar
Status Associate Professor
Interest area Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Design, Instructional Design, User Experience Design, Psychological Studies in Design, Usability Engineering.
   Usability Engineering and HCI Lab

Personal Webpage

Contact debayan@iitg.ac.in, debayandhar@gmail.com, T:+91-361-2582483
  Shakuntala Acharya
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Design Thinking & Creativity; Design for Education & Problem-based Learning; Sustainable Smart Cities
Professional Profile
 https://in.linkedin.com/in/shakuntalaacharya , https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shakuntala-Acharya
Contact shakuntala.a@iitg.ac.in, T: 91-361 258 2477 
  Ajeet Kumar
Status Assistant Professor
Interest area Additive manufacturing (AM), Architectured lattice structure, Advanced Product Design,
Direct Digital Manufacturing , Biomimetic Design, DfAM
Professional Profile
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajeetkumar1/ , https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ajeet-Kumar-31
Contact ajeetkumar@iitg.ac.in,  ajeetdryan@gmail.com, T: 91-361 258 2455 
  Santosh Jagtap  
Status Associate Professor
Interest area My interests are in several areas of design. For details, please visit my webpage mentioned below. 
Professional Profile


Contact santosh.jagtap@iitg.ac.in 
  Prabin Kumar Bora 
Status Professor (on Contract under MEITY)
Interest area Image Processing and Computer Vision
Professional Profile


Contact prabin@iitg.ac.in, Ph-

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