Are you looking to design a new product or a more compact version of an existing product or changing the aesthetics of a product? Engineering Design will teach you how to do this.
The Department of Engineering Design was the 16th department established in IIT Madras, with a focus on interdisciplinary teaching and research. The Department has a novel Dual Degree programme in Engineering Design with specialisation in Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Design and Robotics.
The main objective of the department is to develop design professionals with a strong multidisciplinary background and a deep sense of aesthetics with a focus on automotive engineering, biomedical design, design for life, and robotics. Over the years the highly experienced faculty constantly support the students to create benchmarking products.
The department has several state-of-the-art facilities including graphic arts studios and modern laboratories for automotive systems, automotive engines, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, ergonomics mechatronics, product design, controls and vehicle dynamics. The course is a balanced mix of theory and practicals; and includes business management, economics, foreign language and ethics.
Students get the opportunity to gain industrial experience as interns in companies like Titan, Philips, Siemens, JK Tyres, Ashok Leyland, Mahindra, Caterpillar, ITC, etc. Many students have availed Research internships in renowned research centres and universities CERN, NTU Singapore, Purdue University(USA), Fraunhofer-Gesellschat (Hamburg), etc.