MIT Institute of Design

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Asst. Prof. Yohan Engineer


Asst. Prof. Yohan Engineer

Product Design

Yohan Engineer, holds more than 13 years of industry experience in the Design domain – expanding to Product Design, Design Research, mfg. processes and materials & User Experience Study.

He completed the Master’s Degree in Product Design (M.Des.) from IDC, IIT Bombay, and a Bachelor’s (B. Arch.) degree in Architecture from Dr. D.Y.P.C.A. He has worked under the innovation domain with organizations like Godrej Appliances, for 10+ years, leading a team of young designers and taking product design to the next level.
During his span at Godrej, he has successfully designed, developed & implemented various market-winning products that proved as image drivers across the Indian market scape.

Several of his designs also achieved the esteemed recognitions of India Design Mark and Good Design Award – Japan.

He also served as a teaching facilitator under a collaboration program between IDC, IIT Bombay, & Godrej & Boyce for innovation in (a) product design and (b) visualization and sketching in design.

Yohan holds expertise in design across areas of – User Research & User Experience, product innovation and IPRs in relevance to design.

Besides product design, Yohan has also worked within the Architecture domain with eminent Architectural firms. As an architect, he led the design & execution of projects successfully from concept to on-site execution.

In the past, he has been associated with an IT tech start-up for the design & strategy domain.

On several occasions, he has served as a jury member for student degree projects at IDC, IIT Bombay.

His solutions have enabled organizations to achieve path-breaking & competitive benefits with assets in the form of products, IPRs for design, patents & trademarks on numerous occasions.

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