Mamata N Rao

Mamata N. Rao joined NID in 2005 and teaches at
NID Bengaluru. She has cumulative work experience of
over 16 years in educational and private organisations
in Hong Kong, Sydney, and India in fields such as
architecture, creativity, multimedia and development of
web-based interfaces. She holds master’s degrees in
Design Science (Design Computing) from the University
of Sydney, Australia and in Urban Design from School of
Planning and Architecture, New Delhi.
Her areas of teaching and interest include: creative
thinking, spatial perception in retail environments,
user experience design, interactive media, space
planning, and information architecture. She has various
publications to her credit and has coauthored the book
Creative Tools published by the School of Design; Hong
Kong Polytechnic University in November 2005 and
the chapter, Creative and Visualization Tools in Context
of Design in the Handbook of Research on Trends in
Product Design and Development: Technological and
Organizational Perspectives published by IGI Global in
2010. Mamata is currently the Principal Investigator
for a three-year project titled: ‘Arts, Artifacts and
Architecture of Bazaar Streets of Hampi’, that looks at
digital reconstructions and is funded by Department of
Science of Technology, Government of India.
She is on the Board of Studies for Department of
Architecture, B.V.B. College of Engineering and
Technology, Hubli. Presently, Mamata is a member of
the Scientific Review Committee for 14th International
Conference on Engineering and Product Design
Position/s Education that will be held in Antwerp, Belgium 2012.

mamatarao[at]nid [dot]edu


  • Dean, NID Bengaluru Campus
  • Discipline Lead, Interaction Design
  • Co-Chairman, Research & Development (Bengaluru Campus)
  • Head, Digital Hampi Lab (Bengaluru Campus)