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Category: Design Thinking/ Engineering

SCAMPER in Design Thinking and Engineering

Using SCAMPER Tool is so very compelling for carrying out brainstorm – that too, in a structured manner (not restrictive, yet in an organized way)….

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Web-based logs by students

It indeed is an achievement by each of the students who could successfully create and maintain an online log of their activities using WordPress website. On a suggestive mode, students were instructed […]

Reverse Engineering

I perceive and define the term as “Reverse engineering is a path of exploration from an end to start point (reverse journey of change) for developing an insightful understanding on each underlying applications of scientific and engineering principle of a product/process”…

Learnings Need Matrix (LNM)

Under the wisdom extended by the then Vice-Chancellor of GTU, Dr Akshai Aggarwal, in the year 2014-15, we developed a format named as Learnings Need Matrix for the use by the students […]

How to – Register on Design Engineering Portal of GTU

A student (studying in any branch in a program – Bachelor of engineering at any GTU affiliated college, will need to get registered as an individual and be a part of a team […]

Pre-event Workshop talk @ Business Model Canvas

I had an opportunity to deliver a talk with an audience, young and aspiring people of Surat. Randomly registered through various online channels and gathered to gain insights about “How to do” on a topic assigned to me – #Business Model Canvas… Read more

Role-Play Canvas Survey Summary

A study was conducted through responses of BE II Civil students of Sarvajanik College of Engineering & Technology, Surat (Gujarat, India) for the Role Play Canvas (RPC) created by Prof. Bhasker V. […]

Ideation Strategy for Creative Innovation

Below notes jotted down during the 2nd workshop of a 3-workshop series with Dr. Anil Gupta. “Ideation Strategy for Creative Innovation” Date: 20th December 2016 Venue: Hall A-2, Second Floor, GTU, Chandkheda Chief […]

Product Development using PDC

PDC stands for Product development canvas. Remember, a canvas comprises of a process that streamlines thought, systematically. Once, an idea is generated, next step is to identify a product/process (in a comprehensive manner) […]

Ideation – Generate Ideas

Generation of ideas is very easy, indeed. We all bring ideas when we think or talk or deliberate or discuss with someone. Even while we are sleeping, we generate ideas. Isn’t it true? […]

Image compression using Shrink O’ Matic – an open source tool

The presentation is about learning of image size and file size of an image. For documents, a very large sized image is not required, however, without compressing an image, inserting it directly […]

Role Play Canvas – Examples

Below is a work on “Role Play Canvas” by some of the students. Learn more about Role playing HERE. Click on the image below to see a larger version. More to be uploaded […]

Learning @ Unmet Social Needs as Drivers of Innovations

The idea to Product – Design Thinking Workshop Series, Workshop Phase – 1 entitled as “Unmet Social Needs as Drivers of Innovations” was organized by Open Design School and conducted at GTU, Chandkheda on Dt. […]

Report writing (DE 1A)

Unless one can communicate effectively after working on something, the knowledge, and skills one is possessing is of very little use to others. One must be able to collect information, align and […]

2-day FDP on Design Engineering at GDEC, Abrama-Navsari (18/19-10-2016)

Under the aegis of GTU-GIC Navsari Sankul and motivation of Dr. K. N. Mistry, an FDP on Design Engineering for Zone-5 faculty members was organized at the GIDC Degree Engineering College, Abrama-Navsari […]

Empathy Mapping

Empathy Mapping It is a tool that a learner can use to gain a depth of insight into the emotions of a user of their choice. It helps in identifying specific act by […]

Immersing into Roleplay

What is a role play? By grammar, the word is a ‘noun’. “In the PSYCHOLOGICAL TERMS, it may be defined as, the acting out or performance of a particular role, either consciously […]

Mind Mapping

Mind mapping is an exercise to bring the hidden yet experiences/ visualized facts in front. To understand a reason for something happening around us, it needs to be understood for reasons thereof. The technique originated in […]

Creative writing is a skill, Let’s build it

Is your awkward moment is when you are asked to write on something, instantly? Do you feel puzzled from where to start? Here we go then… Writing through interpretation of memories and imagination […]

Citation & Referencing made easy using Mendeley Manager

While producing write up, it is very much essential that the writer can create the text on own. However, it is not possible to write a complete article without referring to some of the […]

Record work using a Blog (a Web-based Log)

Any student, who is wishing to create an online record of his activities, involvements and set of stored thoughts, it is very conveniently possible using a BLOG. Let us briefly discuss about […]

Some of the useful Open Source Tools of the day

Sweet Home 3D An interior design application to draw house plans & arrange furniture; Sweet Home 3D is an interior design application that helps you to quickly draw the floor plan of your […]

Register | Third-semester students should apply for mandatory Start-up MOOC under 100 point activity system

Below is information received from Ms Tosha Shukla, Assistant Professor at GTU for BE II (Semester III) Students. This is in context to the above-mentioned subject. GTU startup policy aims for its students […]

IDEAL COMPETENCIES FOR AN INNOVATOR RESOLVING A RIDDLE

Riddle, in general, is – why an engineering brain is not becoming able to create? Despite being a social animal filled with full of energy and enthusiasm, one engineer, surely is able […]

Do I need a change…?!!

I am what I am and I don’t want any change in me or around…! NO. I don’t want to read this. Why I should…! I am a student of engineering, and […]

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