Faculty Profile

Prof. Pankaj Patel

Academic Dean

NID 1971- 76

Industrial Design with specialization in Textiles

40 Years in Design Thinking & Management

Sadasivan Iyer

Senior Faculty at NIFT Gandhinagar

Post Graduate in Plastic Engineering

Faculty & Program Head in Product Design, NI

30+ years in managing Technical Education in various states of India

Gauri Wagenaar

Masters in History of Art, University of Leiden, The Netherlands

15 years founded & headed as Chief Representative, The Netherlands Business Support Office (Gujarat)

25 years of creative thinking in The Netherlands and India

Himanshu Desai

Design Professional & Consultant

MA Creative Practices for Narrative Environments, Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London, UK

Visiting faculty at NID, PDPU & other Universities

Vasav Bhatt


Teaching at CEPT, Anant and other institutes

Sweta Dalal

Asst. Professor

Bachelors in Fashion & Lifestyle Accessory Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, 2004-08

Program Co-ordinator – Lifestyle & Accessory Design Department, UID Gandhinagar

Empanelled Accessory Designer at Office of DC (Handicrafts), New Delhi

Senior Jewellery Designer, Radium Creation Mumbai & Accessory Designer, Crew B.O.S Products Ltd, Gurgaon

Anil Kumar

Asst. Professor

Post Graduate in Fine Arts with specialization in Graphics, IKSVV, Khairagarh

Scholarship from Young Artist from the HRD Ministry, New Delhi

Attended & participated in several National & International Art Exhibitions

Conducted & attended various Art Camps

Avani Shah

Asst. Professor

Bachelors in Visual Arts, Lifestyle Accessory Design, United World Institute of Design, 2013- 17

Graduation Project in Fashion Jewellery at Lulu Frost, New York

Industrial Internship at Malaga Bags, Mumbai

Freelance Visual Communication Designer

Ritesh Singh

Asst. Professor

Fashion & Textile Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, 2006 – 10

Founder & Design Head - Woven Tales

Paul David Martin

Fashion Photographer & Stylist

Praveen Chauhan

Asst. Professor

Fashion Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology,

CEO & Founder of Matr-an initiative of ART-Association for Reforming Traditions

Mr. Vijay Tiwari

Asst. Professor

Bachelor of Design in Textile Design, NIFT Gandhinagar

Senior Faculty of Fashion Design

10 years of expr. in field of senior Fashion Designer ( Chhaya Mehrotra / Noida )

Mr. Javed Mirza

Teaching experience (8 years)

UID (United World Institute of Design), Ahmedabad

TM SAAD (School of Architecture, Art & Design), Vadodara

ITM University, Gwalior

Srishti (School of Art, Design & Technology), Bangalore

Professional experience (18 years)

“Spreading Design Since 2000” from last 18 years with self-brand name Javed I Mirza Design Junction