Dr. Shrinivas Sakharam Dudhgaonkar
Dr. Shrinivas S. Dudhgaonkar is an alumnus of the Government College of Art and Design, Chhatrapati Sambhajinagar (Maharashtra), where he was awarded the teaching fellowship and further completed his Bachelor's Degree - B.F.A. (Applied Art) and Master's Degree - M.F.A. (Applied Art). He performed various roles in the Creative Industry, such as a Creative Director, Creative Head, Assistant manager – Corporate Communication, Art Director, Graphic Designer, etc.
Before joining NID Haryana, he worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Design at Banasthali Vidyapith (Rajasthan), where he received his ‘Ph.D.’ degree in April 2021. Believing that teaching and research should go hand in hand, his research interests are based on the application of Semiotic concepts to the various domains in the Communication Design discipline such as Graphic Design, Visual Experience Design, Typography, Brand and Visual Identity Design, Publication Design, Packaging Design, Advertising Design, Semiotics, etc.
Being awarded as a ‘Pragmatic UX Fellow’ by one of the leading UX companies, his interest areas gradually widened to UX Design, Curriculum Design, Industry Relationship & Networking, Design-Based Research, TVCs, Music Composition, etc.