Research & Projects

Publications & Conferences

Professional Work

Curriculum Vitae

Awards & Achievements

Photo Gallery


Hi! Welcome to Udaya Kumar’s website

Dr. D. Udaya Kumar is the designer of Indian Rupee Symbol.

At present, he is working as Associate Professor and Head in Department of Design, IIT Guwahati. He has completed his PhD in design from Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay. Udaya has a Master’s degree in Design (Visual communication) and Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He worked as a senior designer and then as a design head in a monthly magazine – Intelligent Computing CHIP. His areas of interest include visual communication design, architecture and design research with special focus on Tamil typography.

Udaya Kumar strongly believes in himself and certain fundamental principles – righteousness, equality, love, trust, cleanliness and discipline. He is a sports enthusiast and a nature lover.

Thank you for visiting, explore the site and have a good time!