Indo-US Science and Technology Forum sponsored

Center of Excellence for Design of Sustainable Products, Services and Manufacturing Systems

One visit per year from US and from India is planned under the virtual center. Visits can include 3 faculty and 3 students to each country.

1st visit (India to US: March 2015):

kick off and collect data on definitions, measures, design methods/tools, teaching methods/curricular details; decide on a subset of methods to try out on design problems;

2nd visit (US to India June 2015 ):

Consolidate the work on collation and selection of measures, design methods and teaching methods for application to design problems; Try out the methods on some Indian design problems; analyse the effect of these using some selected measures;

3rd visit (India to US Oct-Nov 2015):

Finalise the work on collation and selection of measures, design methods and teaching methods for application to design problems; Try out the methods on some US design problems; analyse the effect of these using some selected measures;

4th Visit (US to India June 2016):

Finalise design and training templates; write joint report;; apply templates in a final workshop in India.