MIT Institute of Design
Prof. Sanjay Jain
Prof. Sanjay Jain
Product Design
Sanjay Jain joins MIT Institute of Design after having worked in various industries for 19 years. By education, he is a Civil engineer from 1979 batch of IIT Bombay and Product Designer from 1984 batch Industrial Design Centre (IITB).
He started his career as Product Designer in Uptron India Ltd, Lucknow designing Televisions, worked as Head of Product Design group in Wipro Lighting, Aurangabad and later as General Manager – Product Development in Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Mumbai. Design, development and successful launch of several innovative Lighting products and systems in the Indian market has been his key contribution for a larger span
of his industrial career. His recounts his strengths in industry have been Need-Identification thru direct dialogue with potential customers, Development of comprehensive Design brief based on analysis and Design optimization through synthesis of innovative use of new materials and processes.

His brief training in Germany on latest lighting technologies, manufacturing processes and design methodologies has helped him develop keen eye for product detailing and awareness of global quality. He is also a trained green belt of Six Sigma Quality mission at Wipro. His current assignment at MIT Institute of Design as Director – Business Incubation Centre will constitute providing ecosystem to incubate innovative ideas from the design community of MIT ID of any discipline leading to their commercial viability and subsequently, creation of wealth and value through successful commercial ventures.

He also heads the Product Design Discipline in MIT Institute of Design. He is keen to share his industrial experience with the learners in the fields of Design Process, Design Management, Product optimization thru Manufacturing processes and Innovation use of materials. He plans to pursue research in the fields of Intelligent materials, Minimal products, Bionics and Use of light in creating efficient habitats for people living on the edge.