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Design as the Driver for Innovation.

Event Description

Design is what links creativity and innovation to empower entrepreneurship. It acts as a strategic driver of innovation by acting as an advocate for the user. When design is used at an early stage of the innovation process, it helps to generate and integrate insights, to further realise and develop the potential of ideas.

Date : 19-06-2020

Time : 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Venue : ZOOM

Speaker Profile

Speaker Name : Prof. Amaresh Chakrabarti

About Speaker : Amaresh Chakrabarti is a Senior Professor and current Chairman for Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. He has BE (Topper in Mech Engg, IIEST Shibpur), ME (topper in Mech Design, IISc) and PhD (Engg Design, Univ of Cambridge UK). He led for 10 years the Design Synthesis group at EPSRC CoE Engg Design Centre at Univ of Cambridge. His interests are in synthesis, creativity, sustainability, and informatics. He published 16 books, over 300 peer-reviewed articles, and has 11 patents granted/pending. He co-authored DRM, a methodology used widely as framework for design research. He has been Associate Editor, AI EDAM & Design Science Journal (Cambridge University Press), Area Editor, Research in Engg Design, Regional Editor, J Re-manufacturing (Springer), and Advisory Editor for 7 Journals incl. Clean Tech & Env. Policy (Springer), and J of Engg D and Int J Design Creativity & Innovation (T&F). He was on Advisory Board and Board of Management, Design Society; member, CII Design Council India; Jury, India Design Mark; invitee, CII Smart Manufacturing Council India. He founded IDeASLab – India's first Design Observatory. He is Programme chair for Intl Conf Series on Research into Design (ICoRD), 22nd CIRP Design Conf 2012, 3rd Intl Conf on Design Creativity 2015 (3rd ICDC) and vice-Chair for AI in Design and Design Computing & Cognition Conferences. He is an Honorary Fellow of Institution of Engineering Designers, the peer society under the UK Royal Charter in engg design, and TUM Ambassador Awardee from TU Munich Germany. 16 of his papers won top paper awards in international conferences. He co-intiated India's first Smart Factory R&D platform. He also heads IISc-TCS Innovation Lab, IISc Press, and Springer International Book Series on Design Science & Innovation. He received Careers360 Faculty Research Award 2018 for being the 'Most Outstanding Researcher' in Decision Sciences. He is the current Editor-in-Chief for AI EDAM Journal (CUP).

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