Saptarshi Kolay - Department of Architecture and Planning,Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Saptarshi Kolay
Saptarshi Kolay Assistant professor saptarshi.kolay@ar.iitr.ac.in
Areas of Interest
  • Visual Communication Design, User Experience Design, Industrial Design, Architecture
Professional Background
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2017-01-01OngoingAssistant Professor Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
2014-01-013 years Assistant Professor (Contract)Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
Multiple Posts
FromPeriodPositionOrganisation
2014-01-01OngoingO.C. Art LaboratoryIIT-R
Honors and Awards
AwardInstituteYear
Yuva Ratna AwardBirla White2010
1st prize in Samsung Smart TV App challengeSamsung2012
Rafiq Azam Travel Bursary Shatotto, Dhaka2011
Educational Details
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear
Master of DesignIndustrial DesignIndian Institute of Technology Kanpur2013
Bachelor of ArchitectureArchitectureJadavpur University2011
Exchange StudentIndustrial DesignAalto University, Helsinki2013
Exchange StudentArchitecture and DesignEscola de Arte e Superior de Deseño, Ourense2010
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyStart DatePeriod
Connecting Third Age and Childhood through Indian Cultural Roots and Contemporary TechnologyFIG2015-01Ongoing
Orthographic Projections Made EasyQIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2015-015 years 6 months
Memberships
  • Council of Architecture, member
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Architectural GraphicsAR-105B.Arch. - Ist yearAutumn
Design MethodologyARN-618M.Arch. - 2nd yearSpring
Contemporary Architecture: Theory and TrendsARN-603M.Arch. - 1st yearAutumn
Visits to outside institutions
Institute VisitedPurpose of VisitDate
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, NagpurGuest Speaker for Short Term Training Programme "Design Perception and Evaluate Methods"2017-01-01
Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurMentor of 'JUGAAD: an International Design workshop'2015-01-01
National Institute of Fashion Technology, KolkataGuest Lecture on "Virtual Cultural Heritage Conservation"2015-01-01
School of Planning and Architecture, BhopalInvited as an External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch seminar 2017-01-01
School of Planning and Architecture, BhopalInvited as an External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch seminar 2016-01-01
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal Invited as an External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch seminar2015-01-01
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal Invited as an External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch seminar2015-01-01
School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal Invited as an External Examiner of Viva-voce of B.Arch Design Course2014-01-01
National Institute of Technology, UttarakhandGuest Lecture at the workshop on “Design Thinking for Innovative Products”"2019-01-01
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
"Design Innovation Workshop" by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab (India Initiative)IIT Kanpur2013-01
Gurukul workshop by USID FoundationIIT Kanpur2012-01
Typography Day, at Indian Institute of Technology GuwahatiIIT Kanpur2013-01
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Short Term Course "Research Techniques in Art, Architecture and Design"QIP Centre, IIT Roorkee2018-01
online course "Contemporary Architecture and Design"NPTEL2018-01
online course "User Interface Design"NPTEL2019-01
online course "Visual Communication Design for Digital Media"NPTEL2017-01
Refereed Journal Papers

 

REFEREED JOURNAL RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Kolay, S. (2016). Cultural Heritage Preservation of Traditional Indian Art through Virtual New Media, Science Direct- Procedia, Elsevier.
  2. Sharma, A, Ghosh, J. & Kolay, S. (2019). Fixation data analysis for complex high-resolution satellite images. In Geocarto International, Taylor and Francis
  3. Sharma, A, Ghosh, J. & Kolay, S. (2019). Reference data preparation for complex satellite image segmentation. In IET Image Processing

REFEREED CONFERENCE RESEARCH PAPERS

  1. Kolay, S., Ghosh, M. & Kolay, S. (2016). A Visual Semiotic Study of Physical Design Parameters of Urban Node: case study of Kolkata; In: Spaces and Flows International Conference on Urban and Extra-urban Spaces. Philadelphia: Common Ground Publisher
  2. Kolay, S. & Ghosh, M. (2017). Hermeneutics of Art as a Driver of Urban Socio-cultural Sustenance Spatially: Kalighat to Kolkata; In: Spaces and Flows International Conference on Urban and Extra-urban Spaces. Rio de Janeiro: Common Ground Publisher
  3. Kolay, S. & Mukherjee, M. (2015) Effective Communication Design for Elderly for Disaster Mitigation In TIFAC IDRiM International Conference. Delhi
  4. Khan, I.H. & Kolay, S. (2016) Thermal Performance of Vegetated Facades – What India Can Learn. In Proceedings of 2015 International Conference on Green Buildings, Civil and Architecture Engineering. Dubai
  5. Sharma, A, Ghosh, J. & Kolay, S. (2018). Dominance of Perceptual Grouping over Functional Category: An Eye Tracking Study of High Resolution Satellite Images. In ECCV European Conference on Computer Vision.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. 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, (pp. 145-158), Springer.
  2. Khan, I.H. & Kolay, S. (2017) Study of Wayfinding Behaviours in an Outdoor Environment. In Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 35, Springer.
  3. Singh, P. & Kolay, S. (2017) Bollywood on Television: A backbone for creating social connect with Indian Audience. In Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 35, Springer.
  4. Mishra, S. and Kolay, S. (2018) Visual Perception of the Street Façade of a Historic Town: Case Study of the Walled City of Jaipur, India. In Smart Innovations, Systems and Technologies, vol-135; Springer
  5. Bhardwaj, A. and Kolay, S. (2018) Elderly Friendly Visual Communication Design: A User-Centric Approach for Guideline Formulation. In Smart Innovations, Systems and Technologies, vol-135; Springer
  6. Bhatt, A. and Kolay, S. (2019) Spatial Heuristic Evaluation Through Wayfinding: A Tale of Two Indian Cities. In Advances in Usability and User Experience; Springer. pp- 598-610
  7. Kolay, S. (2020) Gerontology and Urban Public Spaces of Global South: Case of China. In Perception, Design and Ecology of the Built Environment: a Focus on the Global South; Springer. pp- 473-486
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