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Sumer Singh is an Assistant Professor at Department of Design (Previously IDDC), IIT Delhi since November 2010. He has been a member of the group for formation of Department of Design at IIT Delhi, which was formed in 2017. He has worked in initial years for the establishment of two design programmes at:

M S Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies, Bangalore

(Now MSRUAS, Ramaiah University of Applied Science)

From 2003 to 2007

MAEERs MIT Institute of Design,Pune

(Now MIT-ADTU, MIT Art, Design and Technology University)

From 2007 to 2010


He has been in Advisory role at:

Footwear Design and development institute

(An Institute of National Importance)

Senate member

From 2018-2020

Chandigarh University

Board of Studies member

(for design course)

From 2018-2019

Footwear Design and development institute

(An Institute of National Importance)

Curriculum review committee expert

From 2020-2021

My Team

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Amit Patel, Ph.D. Scholar

Research Area:

Sustainable Packaging


M.Tech.(Fibre Science and Technology, IIT Delhi)

B.Tech.(Fibre and Textile Processing, ICT Mumbai)


Yarn dyeing department, Arvind ltd., Santej plant, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (2017 - 2018)


  • Preparation of Polymeric Nanofibre based Air filters by Continuous Electrospinning

  • Extraction of fibres from sugarcane leaf and its characterization



Vishal Srivastava, PMRF


Research Area:

Sustainable Packaging design, product development, natural fibre reinforced composites for packaging, biodegradable composites


M.Tech.(Textile Engineering, IIT Delhi)

B.Tech.(Textile Technology, NIT Jalandhar)


Worked as a Research Associate & Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering at IIT Delhi


  • Design and Development of non-woven membrane for bio-separation application

  • Auxetic Textile Materials and their Applications

  • Studied the pressure exerted by the under garments on body

  • Standardized Gaiting process and minimized the time consumed in each step for optimization. (ARVIND LIMITED, Gandhinagar, Gujarat)

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Awarded as ‘Flame of House’ at Nilgiri Hostel, IIT Delhi (2019)

  • Head of Tex-styles, Departmental society, NITJ (2016-17)

  • Mess Secretary at Nilgiri Hostel, IIT Delhi (2018-19)


E-mail:, Phone: +91769477464

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Rahul Tirpude, Research Scholar

Research Area:

Sustainable Package Design, Bionic Design, User Centric Research through different user research methodologies, Applied Ergonomics


M.Des (NID, Ahmadabad)

B.E (Mechanical)


  • Worked as a Industrial Designer in TATAELXSI (TEL) in Design of FMCG/packaging, Consumer Durables, Design Research, medical equipment, electronic appliances (2006).

  • Working in Indian Institute of Packaging as Assistant Director in Consultancy Services of Package Design and Development, Teaching to Student of Post Graduate  in Packaging Technology -Introduction to package Design and Computer Aided Design(CAD) (2013 onwards).


  • Sachet Litter Elimination (Sustainable Design Research Project)

  • Innovative Closure design for Talcum Powder (Packaging Design Project)

  • Iconic Packaging for BRU Coffee (Packaging Design Project)

  • Sugar Free D’Lite (Packaging Design Project)

  • Mystor (User interface Design Project)

  • Cuprional Power Pad (Product Design Project)

  • Modular switches (Product Design Project)

  • Digital Clamp Multimeter (Product Design Project)

  • Inhaler for Asthma Patient (Product Design Project)

  • Escort –Farmtrac (Design Research Project)

  • Low cost LCD TV (Product Design)

  • Ceiling Fan (Design Research Project)

Design Registration & Patents:

20 Package Design Registration (For Indian Institute of Packaging) and 1 patent applied.



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