FLAME University


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Prof. Shamit Shrivastav
Associate Professor of Practice - Design
Email: shamit.shrivastav@flame.edu.in
Pursuing Doctorate Degree in Design Entrepreneurship from IIT Delhi; M.Des., IISc Bangalore, 2007; B.E, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2003

Prof. Shamit Shrivastav is an Associate Professor of Practice - Design at FLAME University. He also heads the Design Innovation Lab. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate Degree in Design Entrepreneurship from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He received his Master’s Degree in Design from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Prof. Shamit has over thirteen years of industry experience and five years of experience in academia. He has held leadership positions across industry sectors and with major OEMs, such as Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Cummins Technologies India Ltd., Bajaj Electricals Ltd., and General Motors. He primarily led projects in the areas of product design, business strategy and innovation.

Prior to joining FLAME University, Prof. Shamit was associated with the Atlas SkillTech University as the Program Director for the UG programs of Product Design and Strategic Design Management at their ISDI School of Design. His core areas of research include design management, service design, design entrepreneurship and design education. His PhD thesis is focused on making designers entrepreneurial in their practice through interventions in design education. Prof. Shamit has been actively involved as a Design Thinking mentor for various initiatives on school education by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Delhi.


  • Shah U., Rele P., Shrivastav S. (2021), Qualitative study to understand household consumption and disposal of medicines in India, TouchPoint: The Journal of Service Design, 12 (3), 37-38.

  • Thakker, U., & Shrivastav, S. (2022). Overcoming Pedagogical Challenges in Product Design Education during the Pandemic. Proceedings of the Design Society, 2, 2393-2402.

  • Parikh, R., & Shrivastav, S. (2022). Service Design Approach to Elevate the Patient Experience during Home X-Rays. Proceedings of the Design Society, 2, 1331-1340.

  • Shrivastav S., Joshi R. (2021), Design Thinking for Long-Term Product Planning, In: Chakrabarti A., Poovaiah R., Bokil P., Kant V. (eds), Design for Tomorrow—Volume 3, Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 223. Springer, Singapore.

  • Krishna K., Ravi A. Shrivastav S., Organizing the Street Food Industry in India using the Service Design Approach (presented at International Conference for Research in Design - ICoRD 2023).