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Saptarshi Kolay
Saptarshi Kolay Assistant Professor kolayfap[at] (+91) 1332 28 5732
Areas of Interest
  • Visual Communication Design, User Experience Design, Industrial Design, Industrial Design
Educational Details
Master of DesignIndustrial DesignIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur2013
Bachelor of ArchitectureArchitectureJadavpur University2011
Administrative Background
20142016O.C. Art LaboratoryIIT-R
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
Connecting Third Age and Childhood through Indian Cultural Roots and Contemporary TechnologyFaculty Initiation Grant2015
  • Council of Architecture, member
Virtual Cultural Heritage ConservationNIFT, KolkataG2015
Mentor of 'JUGAAD: an International Design workshop'IIT-KanpurI2015
Invited as External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch seminar (U.G. 6th semester)SPA, BhopalI2015
Refereed Journal Papers

Kolay, S. & Roy, S.T. (2015). Designing Alternative Paradigm for Traditional Visual Storytelling. In Howlett, R.J. & Jain, L.C. (Eds.), Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 34, 145-158, Springer.

Kolay, S. (2016). Cultural Heritage Preservation of Traditional Indian Art through Virtual New-media, ScienceDirect- Procedia, Elsevier

Kolay, S. & Mukherjee, M. (2015) Effective Communication Design for Elderly for Disaster Mitigation, TIFAC-IDRiM

Khan, I.H. & Kolay, S. (2015) Thermal Performance of Vegetated Facades – What India Can Learn. Proceedings of International Conference on Green Buildings, Abu DhabiK

Kolay, S., Ghosh, M. & Kolay,S.  A Visual Semiotic Study of Physical Design Parameters of Urban Node: A Case Study of Kolkata , S. Spaces and Flows: An International Journal of Urban and Extraurban StudiesVol. 7 (accepted) (2016)