Vipul Vinzuda is a transportation designer and educator. A mechanical engineer from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Vipul enrolled into NID in 2004, for the Faculty Development Programme in Industrial Design. Later, in 2008, he earned a Master’s degree in Design and Transport from Coventry University, UK.
He has been teaching design projects such as Non- Motorized Transport, Vehicle Design, and Transportation systems since he rejoined NID in 2009. He is anchor faculty and guides students on Design Process, and Research methodology course modules.
He has a special interest in Future mobility, Healthcare, Trends and Human factors. Along with senior faculty members, Vipul has been instrumental in establishing the Transportation and Automobile Design discipline and collaborating with international and national design studios such as Pininfarina, General Motors, Renault, TATA Motors, Mahindra, Autodesk and Arrival. His professional practices within the institute involve offering design consultancy, design workshops/training and research-driven projects to industry clients, MSME sectors, and Startups.