M.Tech in Interaction DesignIndian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
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M.Tech in Interaction Design
Design Programme aspires to develop and provide innovative solutions towards the betterment of society. The methodology adopted to achieve this aim involves encouraging creative minds to think out-of-the-box and synthesize varied knowledge domains. In its short history, Design Programme at IIT Kanpur has come to be known for its broad-minded philosophy and multi-disciplinary approach.
The environment encourages interactivity among students, faculty and industry. The curriculum lays emphasis on functional as well as aesthetic aspects of design. Students are sensitized to human factors of design - be it a consumer product or a software interface. Every design project involves research on ergonomic aspects and understanding the users' needs and desires. Backed by state-of-the-art infrastructure, students are given freedom and encouragement to explore virtually any creative field of their interest.
Interaction Design at Design Programme encourages and guides candidates to take up projects with the scope of interactivity into it. User Experience Design, Interactive Games, Robotics, Interface design, Web layout, Media designs are some of the areas they work upon.
Professionals-designers from renowned industries come, to guide and make them aware of industrial process and on field testing. Interaction Studio is facility for the students where they can use multi camera equipped ‘Morae' for usability testing, prototyping test etc.