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Curriculum Vitae

D. Udaya Kumar

Date of Birth
10th October 1978


Permanent Address
# 1, Corporation Colony,
Fourth Street, Thondiarpet,
Chennai – 600 081
Tamil Nadu, India

Current Address
Department of Design,
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati,
Guwahati – 781 039
Assam, India

E-mail Id

I-XII Std, LaChatelaine Residential Junior College, Chennai (198496)
B. Arch,
School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University (19962001)
M. Des, Industrial Design Centre (Visual Communication), IIT Bombay (20012003)
PhD in Design at Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay (20052010)

Presently working in Department of Design, IIT Guwahati
Assistant Professor (2010 – 2016)
Associate Professor (2016 – )
Head of Department (2018 – )

Registered Architect under Council of Architecture, India
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Industrial experience
Senior Designer, Infomedia India Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai (June 2003–June 2005)
Udaya Kumar had worked for two years in a well renowned publishing house in India –Infomedia India Pvt. Ltd. The company publishes several magazines, he was under the banner Intelligent Computing CHIP, a monthly computer magazine. He was part of the core design team that conceptualized the magazine from scratch. He was promoted to head the design team in his second year.

Summer Intern, Tata Infomedia Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai (April 2002–July 2002)
During post graduation, he did his summer internship at Tata Infomedia Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai (currently known as Infomedia India Pvt. Ltd.) for four months. He designed brochures, hoardings, advertisements, banners and posters. This gave him a good exposure on print medium and publication industry – its design process, design coordination, workflow and printing techniques.

Trainee Architect, Sakthivel Associates, Chennai (July 1999–October 1999)
During graduation, he worked as a trainee Architect for three months at Sakthivel Associates, Chennai. He worked on housing projects, elevations, detailing of staircases and Restrooms.

Software Proficiency
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Indesign


Udaya loves Cooking
Creating, designing Jewelries and Accessories
from junk materials
Most of the weekends he spends his time in Interior Decoration
If you don't find him in playground then he maybe in a garden doing Gardening
He is also fond of Fragrances and Aromas