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Hi! Welcome to Udaya Kumar’s website

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

At present, he is teaching at IIT Guwahati as an Assistant Professor in Department of Design. 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 two years professional experience in the publishing house has given him a good knowledge on print media. His areas of interest include graphic design, typography, type design, architecture and design research with special focus on Tamil typography.

His creativity and visualizations are good but still he thinks they are yet to be tapped to its fullest potential. He shares what he knows and eagerly learns what he doesn’t. He is dedicated to his work and keeps up his commitments. He has signs of leadership qualities like organizational skills, team building and resource management.

About his personal life, well it might sound ascetic but that’s what he prefers to be. Udaya Kumar believes in humbleness and leads a simple lifestyle. He also strongly believes in himself and certain fundamental principles – righteousness, equality, love, trust, cleanliness and discipline. He is a sports enthusiast and a nature lover.

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