PEUGEOT BIOMIMETIC EULIVE DESIGN 2016
The Challenge was to design elegant grace of the fish and the way they cut across the water. The EU LIVE (Efficient Ultra LIght Vehicle) is a biomimetic conceptual vehicle. This is was an INDIVIDUAL PROJECT.
Marine inspires human ecology system
Inspired by marine life, the EU LIVE car -- which stands for Efficent Ultra Light Vehicle -- is designed to be dynamic and agile. The car features a pod-like shape similar to the body of a fish that is thin and long so it can move effortlessly.
Nature to solve efficiency & space problem
Connected efficient drive
THE CONCEPT For efficient tomorrow
The already aero efficient body from can also use air flow during turns to tilt cabin slightly without any mechanical input
Any 3D printed parts can be plugged in.
The wide front wheel is closes in and the front lower down. Then 4 small motorised wheels below can drag the car into parking spot.
Small motorised wheels
4 MONTHS PARTNERSHIP PROJECT
PDF WINNER 2014
I DESIGN CONTEST 2014
A DESIGN AWARD 2015
A team project at school in partnership with Tata Motors. I LEAD THE TEAM of 5 designers. The brief was to make micro taxi for India 2017 with in a given pakage.
ISDI AWARD 2016
INTERIOR DESIGN The concept: Form follows ideas
Integrated hand brakes
Namaste air duct
Water bottle integrated in driver seat
The Environment: Efficient space utilization
Single door handle
THE JOURNEY Concept explanation & package
NAGAR 8:00 AM
INDIAN DESIGN Design Details and cultural relation
Representing spiral of SHANKA
Indian welcome at center
Logo contained in KALASH signify purity
Connecting threads inspired from JANIVAARA
Exploring Time: In search of truth
FERRARI HOMAGE SIAM DESIGN CONTEST 2014
SIAM WINNER 2014
Interesting challenge to interpret Ferrariâ€™s future portfolio with a new platform. The concept looks at 2019 as it is the year to celebrate 100 years since Enzo Ferrari started racing. Hot hatches are becoming desirable trend amongst y generations. This was an INDIVIDUAL PROJECT.
THE CONCEPT Homage to Enzo Ferrari
Y Gen user
Italian styling Strong personality
Patterns in nature: Dynamic tension
It is a sculptural art potraying Ferrariâ€™s racing heritage
Fabric used to display screen and tactile interface
D e s i g n e v o l v e d f r o m E n z o ’s c h a r a c t e r
GOOGLE COMMUNITY VEHICLE MICHELIN CHALLENGE DESIGN 2016
MCD WINNER 2016
PDF AWARD 2016
RSA AWARD 2016
The MCD theme for 2016 was “Mobility For All-Design for the next frontier” The challenge was to design a personal family or commercial vehicle that provide simple, functional and affordable mobility for the underserved areas. I LEAD A TEAM of 4 designers.
THE CONCEPT 2025
Improve their standard of living
CONNECT NEAREST VEHICLE
FARM UTILITY Connected farming
+ FARMING VEHICLE
The vehicle plays the role of a farm vehicle where it can be attached to equipments and also carry produce from the harvest
+ MARKET SALE
The vehicle can be used to carry the crops to the market. Also have the opportunity to convert it into a mobile shop.
Make shift ambulence for emergency
WHEEL CONCEPT Unique design for momentum generation
The wheel is designed to take advantage of bad roads in rural areas. The segmented modules, push against each other in the direction on the wheel motion allowing it to generate momentum over obstacles
VW NUCLEAR WARP VOLKSWAGEN DESIGN CONTEST 2014
VW DESIGN CONTEST 2014
I DESIGN AWARD 2014
The Challenge was to design an exciting game concept car for a video game in a fresh gaming scenario for the future. This was an INDIVIDUAL PROJECT.
Exploring T ime: In search of truth
The gamer is introduced to the year 2035, where vehicle racing has become the biggest sports globally. It is now the era where race industry is experimenting new high endurance fuels.The story take the gamer into time travel. Along the journey the vehicle evolves in accordance to the challanges.
THE INTERIOR Dramatic and engaged visuals
The interior concept is a very interactive experience, along with good panaromic view and the exposed mechanical movements in the wheel arm. The dramatic visuals of the floating steering pulled from the sides and the AI interface.
THE CONCEPT TOP: A fuel catraige is staked fromt the side of the vehicle. The catraige could last for several days. BOTTOM: The entrance to the vehicle is very dramatic as the seat pops out to recieve the driver.
CAR DESIGN AWARDS GLOBAL 2015
CDN FINALIST 2015
In the year 2040 the role of the driver will be signifanctly changed . Driving may not be done through steering, accelration and braking. All functionalies will be addressed by the car. So how will the cars interior revolutionalise the future? This is was an INDIVIDUAL PROJECT.
Use of autonomous car for a purpose
A former indy car racer, paralysed after accident
WHAT IF? Paralised person could _enjoy speed _control _ergonomics
Combination of brain wave technology & autonomous cars BRAIN MAPPING
COMPLETELY AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE The vehicle is a complete autonomous vehicle when it is bought. ONly certain HMI controls are given to the human driver.
VEHICLE PASSES OVER ITS CONTROL TO HUMAN Over time the driver tries to control like in a simulator the car learns from the driver motions and over several levelsthe car slowly passes the controls to driver.
CONTROLLED through Facial gestures and brain mapping technology
FACIAL GESTURE RECOGNITION
Sensor to detect driver
Seat layered to detect body motion
Different input on seats to control drive, flaps on the back rest and touch pads. The seat connects from the rear.
Multi purpose concept
Sensor to map gesture
Sensor to map gesture
Brain mapping device
2 Child seat 2 Adult seat
Augemented space to connect outside
BRAIN WAVE SCANNER Device maps brain activity signals, and communicate with cars AI.
The problem as an inspiration to sculpt the vehicle
The problem for paralysed are their non functional muscles, and so I took the problem as an inspiration fto sculpt the exterior and give it more powerful stance.
COMPACT SPACIOUS MUV TATA MOTORS INTERNSHIP PROJECT
It was a 5month internship project. The deliverables were to present the design studio on printed boards, with 5th scale model of the final design. The brief was to design compact spacious vehicle on an exsisting platform.
INTERIOR DESIGN Serenity and lightness
The theme serene shows clean and open space in he cabin. The horixontal design ques were used to make the interior space look longer and wider at same time express lightness in the interior
EXTERIOR Wa r m t h a n d C o m f o r t
RAJSHEKHAR DASS 1987 Mumbai, India r a j s h e k h a r. d a s s 1 2 @ g m a i l . c o m +91 7710022968
Education D r. T. M . A PA I P O LY T E C H N I C 2 0 0 4 - 2 0 0 7 Automobile Engg. Diploma DSK ISD RUBIKA, PUNE 2012-2016 Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n D e s i g n , M a s t e r s
Experience TATA M O T O R S D E S I G N S T U D I O . 2015 (6 months) J o b P r o f i l e : Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n d e s i g n i n t e r n s h i p TATA E L X S I D E S I G N . 2013-2014 (5 months) J o b P r o f i l e : Tr a n s p o r t a t i o n d e s i g n i n t e r n s h i p PORSCHE CENTER MUMBAI 2011-2012 Job Profile: Sales Consultant B M W N AV N I T M O T O R S 2010-2011 Job Profile: Sales Consultant H O N D A W O R K S H O P S : A R YA H O N D A 2008 Job Profile: Service Advisor L A R S E N & T U B R O LT D . 2007 Job Profile: Maintenance Engineer
Vo l k s w a g e n D e s i g n C o n t e s t 2 0 1 4 W I N N E R SIAM ADC 2013 FINALIST I Design award Golden 2014 I Design award 2014 SIAM ADC 2014 WINNER Honda Design Contest Asia Pacific Bronze Pune Design Festival 2015 WINNER A Design award Bronze 2015 Car Design Award Global Finalist Michelin Challenge Design WINNER 2015 ISDI Design Mela Second Pune Design Festival 2016 WINNER
Skills Sketchbook Pro Photoshop Maya Alias Solidworks 3D Max Catia