prof. Pramod Khadilkar


Pramod Khadilkar

Associate Professor

Department of Design





Pramod is a passionate design educator, researcher, and practitioner. He completed MDes and PhD from Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Pramod is a recipient of the prestigious Marie-Curie/ EuroTech postdoc. He worked in Technical University of Denmark as a postdoctoral Fellow for 2 years. He is also currently a Bharat Inclusion Research Fellow working on an independent research project sponsored by CIIE.CO. He has industrial experience of close to 7 years in Ashok Leyland and General Motors India Limited. He also has two years of academic experience at graduate and postgraduate level.

Pramod believes in a perfect blend of theory and practice in design. He enjoys teaching Design methods, Design research methods, and Design thinking at fundamental levels. At advanced level he enjoys teaching Behavioural design, Design for human development, and System thinking. He had conducted professional courses in Technical surfacing in Alias.

Pramod primarily researches on Behavioural design, Design for human development, Design for Base of the (economic) Pyramid, Social innovation, and Design ethics. He has publications in top design journals like, Design studies, Design Issues, Journal of Engineering Design, and International Journal of design.

Pramod has experience of working in the automotive industry and is a skilled Alias modeller. He has worked as a freelancer for the automotive, and packaging industry.


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