PhD in Transition Design
Deepa has a background in Architecture and Industrial Design. She has worked for several architectural firms in India before transitioning to Industrial Design. After receiving M Des from IIT kanpur in India Deepa has interned at Jindal Architecture Ltd., MIT development lab and worked for Havells Sylvania India Ltd. as an industrial designer.
Deepa has also received MFA from University of Illinois at Chicago and has taught Industrial Design undergraduate classes at UIC's School of Design.
She is interested in Speculative and Critical Design and wants to explore further her own theories and tools for research in this domain.