Mr. Vignesh Ravichandran

Assistant Professor

Mr Vignesh Ravichandran became an Assistant Professor in 2012 and is currently a member of the Faculty of Art and Design at RUAS. He began his career as an Intern at Tool Tech Solutions (2009 – 2010). He is engaged in research activities varying from sculpture and installation design to interaction design and lighting – design, design history and photography.

He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University (2009) and completed his Master’s in Product Design from Coventry University — MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies (2012).


  • BE Mechanical Engineering

    Visvesvaraya Technological University

  • MSc Product Design Coventry University

    Coventry University - MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies


Total years of experience

11.54 years


  1. Assistant Professor RUAS 2014 — Present
  2. Assistant Professor MS Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies 2012 — 2014


Tool Tech Solutions 2009 — 2010

Training Experience

Workshop Conducted

  1. Ergonomics and Human Factors in Vehicle Design, General Motors 2 Day Seminar 
  2. Innovation and Product Design,2 Day Seminar
  3. Transportation Design, 2 Day Seminar

Research Interest

Sculpture and Installation Design, Interaction Design, Lighting Design, Design History, Photography

Research Expertise

Product Photography, Ergonomics in Product Design

National Journal Papers

  1. T. Sooraj , H. S. Lohit , Mr. Vignesh Ravichandran (May 2013) Design Of Design Of Learning Aids For Children With Down Syndrome’, SASTech, Volume 12(Issue 1), pp. 98 — 107.
  2. N.P. Anuraj, Srinivasa, Vignesh Ravichandran (September 2013) Design Of A Food Trolley For Hospitals In India’, SASTech Journal, Volume 12(Issue 2), pp. 90 — 98.
  3. Tom K. Philip, M. Sivapragasam, Vignesh Ravichandran (September 2013) Design Of An Automotive Headlamp Considering Style And Performance’, SASTech, Volume 12(Issue 2), pp. 46 — 51.
  4. D. Saravanan, H. S. Lohit, Vignesh Ravichandran (April 2014) Design And Development Of A Manually Operated Agarbatti Powder Mixer For Micro Enterprises In India’, SASTech, Volume 13(Issue 1), pp. 55- 63. 
  5. Y. Prashant, C. Gopinath, Vignesh Ravichandran (April 2014) Design And Development Of Coconut Fiber Extraction Machine’, SASTech, Volume 13(Issue 1), pp. 64 – 72.
  6. Ganesh Laxman Bhat, Srinivasa, Vignesh Ravichandran (January 2015) Design of Garbage Collecting System for Residential Application’, SASTech, Volume 14 (Issue 1), pp. 25 — 28. 
  7. Shashank U. K., Vignesh Ravichandran and Suresha S (January 2018) Design and Development of Urban Air Cooler’, SASTech Journal, Volume 17(Issue 1), pp. 41 — 44. 
  8. Amith H. R., Vignesh Ravichandran, Chiranjith Barui ( August 2018 ) Design of a Shopping and Marketing Vehicle for Ecommerce Businesses’, SASTech Journal, Volume 18(Issue 2), pp. 09 — 13.