29 Jan 2019

A Brief report on One day Workshop  on Innovative Design: Ideation to Realization


(Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering)

A Brief report on One day Workshop  on Innovative Design: Ideation to Realization

(Organized by IIT Roorkee on 25th January 2019)

Aiming to create design awareness at UG & PG level for college and university faculty and students, a one day Workshop  on “Innovative Design: Ideation to Realization” held on 25th

January 2019 this was organized by “The Design Innovation Center (DIC)”, in association with Rethink! The Tinkering Lab at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

The Design Innovation Center (DIC), named नवोन्मेष, at IIT Roorkee is a MHRD, Government of India approved center with the basic objective of creating design awareness. It is one of the twenty such centers which are developed under the National Initiative of the Ministry for setting up of DIC, Open Design School and National Design Innovation Network in the country. The center will thrive for developing design and innovation as a culture while primarily addressing the problems of the North-West Himalayan region.

Workshop was focused on the following  main objectives-

  • Impart design-based education and practice systematic design approach through innovative products/projects.
  • Create an ecosystem to facilitate students and faculty members to take their innovative ideas from classroom/lab to market/people and vice-versa.
  • Provide a platform for the industrial collaborators to encourage new Product Development in the campuses using in­-house facilities.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Inderdeep Singh  gave a intellectual lecture to the students of DTC college by giving few realistic examples on design related innovations. He has also shown some machine related to Tools and Techniques of Rapid Prototyping like 3D Printing etc.

An important lecture on “Unlocking Design!” was taken by Professor Mahua Mukherjee, Department of Architecture & Planning Roorkee.

Total 37 students and 3 faculty members were went to IIT Roorkee to attend the Workshop.

Students were very happy and they shown their interest to do summer/winter Interneship at DIC IIT Roorkee.


Product made by using 3D Printing Machine