Bala Vignesh

Mr. Bala Vignesh

Assistant Professor

Mr. Bala Vignesh joined as an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Art and Design, RUAS in 2016. He actively pursues research on topics like form studies, product design & development, CAID, model making, 3D printing and plastic product design.

He holds a Post Diploma in Plastics from CIPET, Chennai (2008), an AMIE (BE) in Production Engineering from IEI, Kolkata followed by a Master’s degree (Engineering) in Product Design from Coventry University — MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (2015). During the period 2008 to 2013, he worked at various organizations to gain hands-on experience in industry


  • M.Sc. (Engineering) in Product Design

    MSRSAS, Coventry University, UK

  • AMIE (B.E.) in Production Engineering

    IEI, Kolkata

  • Post Diploma in Plastics

    CIPET, Chennai


Total years of experience: 15 years

Academic Experience: Assistant Professor, FAD — MSRUAS, RUAS Sep 2016 – present

Industry Experience: Five years of industrial experience in various organizations from 2008 to 2013

Training Experience

Conducted / Organized

  • Various courses for B.Voc in Product Design and Modelling
  • Workshop on Autodesk alias for students and working professionals
  • Modular Training on Digital Sculpting (Autodesk Alias) as part of Internship for M. Des Automotive Product Design
  • Design course for PG Diploma in Railway Signalling and Telecommunication
  • Faulty Development Programme on Autodesk Fusion 360

Participated / Attended 

  • Faulty Training Programme on Autodesk Alias Autostudio at GM Design Studio, Bengaluru

Research Interest

Form Studies, Product Design & Development, CAID, Model Making, 3D Printing, Plastic Product Design

Research Expertise

Form Studies, Product Design Management, CAID, 3D Printing

International Journal Papers

  • Design And Development of An Airborne Floating Device For Commercial Applications​‚ International Journal of Current Advanced Research, 07(9), pp. 15248 – 15251. 
  • Charan Reddi Gajula and Bala Vignesh. 2023, Design and Development of an All-Terrain Purpose Bicycle. International Journal of Current Advanced Research. 14(08), pp. 2463 – 2466.
  • Mahesh Krishna T R, Bala Vignesh, Styling of an All-Terrain Ambulance”, International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), ISSN:2320 – 2882, Volume.11, Issue 8, pp.d258-d261, August 2023, Available at :http://​www​.ijcrt​.org/​p​a​p​e​rs/IJ…

National Journal Papers

  • Ranjith Gowda RP, Srinivasa, Bala Vignesh, Design and Development of Portable Coffee Berries Plucking Machine”, IJRAR — International Journal of Research and Analytical Reviews (IJRAR), E‑ISSN 2348 – 1269, P- ISSN 2349 – 5138, Volume.10, Issue 4, Page No pp.177 – 179, December 2023
  • Shivprasad H and Bala Vignesh, Styling of a Small Car for Indian Cities”, International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www​.jetir​.org), ISSN:2349 – 5162, Vol.10, Issue 11, page no.b546-b554, November-2023
  • Design a Technode E- Hub Infrastructure for charging in urban square in 2050 — TOMLIN HAZEL MV, REEMI THAKURIA, BALA VIGNESH — IJFMR Volume 5, Issue 5, September-October 2023. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2023.v05i05.6128


Patent Awarded: 2

  • Lohit H S and Bala Vignesh, Styling of Innovative Faucet design for Elite Indian Homes — King & Queen Indian Patent Application Filed on Nov.2018, Design registration no. 325295 – 001 & 325297 – 001, Awarded dated on 06/05/2022 & 08/12/2023

Patent Filed: 2

  • RajatSaini, Lohit HS, Bala Vignesh,​“Design and Development of an Airborne Floating Device for Commercial Applications”, Indian Patent Application Filed, Nov. 2018 
  • Chandranath Ballala , Bala Vignesh, Pratheek Achar, Covered Minimalist Design Narrow Tilting Three Wheeler Design”, Indian Patent Application Filed, Aug. 2022


  1. Awarded Gold Medal” in M.Sc.[Engineering] in Product Design
  2. Awarded All India Rank Holder in AMIE (B.E.)
  3. Awarded All India Rank Holder in Post Diploma


  1. Participated RSMS design competition at Sao Paulo, Brazil PACE Global Challenge 2015 (Team 6) Memento design for eminent RUAS guests

  • Associate Member of The Institution of Engineers (India)