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 and Vehicle Design, Design Overview, 3D Digital Modeling with Alias studio-tools, Trends Research and Materials and Processes since he rejoined NID in 2009. Along with senior faculty members, Vipul has been instrumental in establishing the Transportation and Automobile Design discipline and collaborations with various automotive industries and institutes. He guided the student team for the global GM PACE project — Sustainable Urban Transportation, Vancouver-Canada — in July 2011, which won awards for the Best Industrial design, Market Research and Overall Collaboration.