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Product Design Portfolio Chitranshu kumar


ABOUT ME

Hello, I am Chitranshu. I have completed my under-graduation in electrical engineering from IIT Gandhinagar. I have keen interest in finding ways to solve real life problems through my learning that helps people. I believe design is about improving the ease of living. So, I am looking forward to explore the design in depth.

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MY JOURNEY Born

2009

Senior Secondary (Marks 85.2%) 2012

Project in collaboration with Caltech (S. Intern)

2015-16

Graduated from IIT Gandhinagar (B.tech)

1994

Secondary School (Marks 80.4%) 2011

Started Undergrad (IIT Gandhinagar)

2014

Internship at Saathi pads (Start-up)

Recipient of Outstanding Innovation Award By IIT Gandhinagar

2016

(CPI 7.03) 2016-17

Worked at IDC, IIT Bombay

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WORK EXPERIENCE Sr. Project Technical Assistant IDC, IIT Bombay, (July’16 - Sep’17) Winter Internship at Saathi pads Start-up, Product - Eco-friendly Sanitary pads, (Dec’15 - Jan’16) Teaching Assistant under EWYL Course I - Introduction to Design and Innovation Guide -Prof. Dinesh Korjan & Prof. Amit Seth (Aug’15 - Nov’15) Course II - Engineering Graphics Guide - Prof. Amit Prashant (Aug’13 - Nov’13) Summer Internship at IIT Gn Project - Design a Shoe cleaning Doormat Guide- Prof. Dinesh Korjan (June’15 -July’15) Summer Internship in collaboration with California Institute of Technology at IIT Gn Project - Design an early warning system for earthquakes Guide - Prof. Dhiman Basu (May’14-July’14)

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SKILLS 3D Modelling and Rendering Softwares: Autodesk Inventor Solidworks Keyshot Editing Softwares: Photoshop Illustrator PCB Designing Software Diptrace Coding Language and Softwares C programming MATLAB Hardware Arduino Micro-controller

INTERESTS

https://icons8.com https://thenounproject.com


INDEX Page

1. SMOKELESS CHULAH 2. WATER CART FOR STEEP TERRAINS 3. ARMY STRETCHER FOR HILLY REGION 4. BRANDING AND PACKAGING FOR SEAT PROP 5. PHOTOGRAPHY 6. DIY PROJECTS

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SMOKELESS CHULAH Team Members: Chitranshu kumar, Rahul Kumar Pandey Guide: Prof. Dinesh Korjan Prof. B.K. Chakravarthy

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Design Brief Design an affordable, user friendly and smokeless solution for cooking which uses dried biomass (wood, cow dung cake, agriculture waste, etc.) as fuel and produces high quality charcoal as end product.

Healthy Food

Chulah

Charcoal

Profit

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Research

African Region

Region of the Americas South-East Asian Region

30%

of them are from India

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people die prematurely

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4 Million

European Region

Number Of Deaths

350

still cooks or heat on wood

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3 Billion

Acute Lower Respiratory Infections In Children Under Five Due To IAP

WHO Region

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs292/en/ https://phys.org/news/2015-11-india-cooking-climate-action.html http://cleancookstoves.org/about/news/11-11-2015-india-sees-clean-cooking-as-climate-action-that-saves-lives.html


Product and User Study Existing chulah Study Market Study Cooking Posture Study Cooking Style Study Story Board

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Ideation & Concept Modeling

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Prototyping

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Cooking Test

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Cost Effective

Increased Combustion efficiency Produces high calorific value charcoal

Easy to cook

Minimizes release of toxic gases

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WATER CART FOR STEEP TERRAINS Team Members: Chitranshu Kumar, Aniket Bhagat Guide: Prof. B.K. Chakravarthy

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Design Brief To design an affordable, user friendly water carrying system that can be manufactured locally using easily available materials which can carry around 30 liters of water for long distance (apx. 2 km) water transfer on steep and narrow terrain.

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Field Study

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Inspiration

Carrix Trolley

http://www.carrix.ch/ https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/390968811390035079/ https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/390968811390035122/

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Ideation And Prototyping

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Testing

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Cost Effective Can carry upto 30 litres of water Easy availability of spare parts Locally Repairable Easy to carry on steep terrains

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ARMY STRETCHER FOR HILLY REGION Team Member: Chitranshu Kumar, Aniket Bhagat Guide: Prof. B.K. Chakravarthy

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Design Brief Design a stretcher for the Indian army to use at mountain terrain of around 12 km long which can be handled by 2 person at a time with minimum load on hands

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Field Study

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Ideation And Prototyping

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Designed for Hilly and rocky terrain Two people can easily carry Distributed load on the body Adjustable belts for different heights Easy to switch between jawans while walking

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BRANDING AND PACKAGING FOR SEAT PROP Guide: Prof. B.K. Chakravarthy

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SEAT PROP FOR POLICE STICK The Design Innovation Center has taken forward an idea for supporting a policeman’s various postures during long hours of duty by designing an accessory for police stick.

Features: Soft Seating Weather Resistant Easy to carry Detachable attachment Maintenance free

Design Innovation Center IIT Bombay

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PHOTOGRAPHY

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Munnar, Kerala, 2015

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Tea Garden, Munnar, Kerala, 2015

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Hostel 3, IIT Bombay, 2016


Hostel Chimair, IIT Gandhinagar, 2016

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Gateway of India, Mumbai, 2017

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DIY PROJECTS

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Quadruped Robots From Scrap materials

Obstacle Avoider

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Aeromodeling


Kite Making

Canvas Painting

Warli Painting

Ice Bulb

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THANK YOU ! chitranshukumar.iitgn@gmail.com +91-9727686609

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