Kamran Asdar Ali, Director WCH 4.132, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3550
South Asia Seminar
Thu, September 20, 2007 • 3:30 PM • Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118
Social anthropologist/sociologist, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences IIT Delhi , teaching and framing Course Electives for the B.Tech students, in areas relating to the human/technology interface ; guiding doctoral research of post- graduates drawn from social science and technology - out of four completed doctorates, one student now heads the Industrial Design Programme at RMIT, Melbourne and another is working at Xaviers Management Institute Bhubhaneshwar, as Faculty specializing in Rural Innovation Systems. Associated Faculty, M(Des) programme, IIT Delhi (teaching, student project advising and evaluation), providing inputs on social science in user research and context-based design, design for sustainable consumption and the identification and promotion of traditional PSS and IT solutions in India's growing urban informal sector.