Programme Committee

An international team

The IIID Mobility & Transport Forum has a track record of high-level presentations and interaction among experts from around the world. Our programme committee represents this global appeal and the core competencies relevant to this year’s topic.


Robin woods

Robin Woods
Senior Consultant, Hampshire, UK

Robin is the world’s most published transit map researcher-designer having travelled the world for 30 years visiting no less than 91 of the 114 city maps he has personally designed. His maps are published in travel guides in most European languages and have also translated into Chinese, Japanese and Russian. The maps are reproduced in a variety of different ways in over 1000 different products. His depth and wealth of experience in research and design in the field of transit mapping are a welcome addition to our team.

https://www.robinworldwide.com


Veronika Egger

Veronika Egger
President-Elect IIID
, Vienna, Austria

Veronika Egger is an information designer. She runs her own design consultancy (is-design in Vienna, Austria) focusing on inclusive information design for architecture, public transport and medicine.

She is co-founder of “design for all” in Austria, Board member of the International Institute for Information Design (IIID) and a life fellow of the Communication Research Institute (CRI).

www.isdesign.at / www.designforall.at / www.communication.org.au


Selby Coxon
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Art Design & Architecture
Director Monash Mobility Design Labs

Selby Coxon is the inaugural director of the MADA hosted, Mobility Design Lab. His career spans thirty years in professional industrial design, research and higher education, most of which have been in leadership positions. Selby has wide interests in the mobility design space especially strategies to which design can enhance the passenger experience of public and active transport.

Selby Coxon – Linkedin


Yogesh Dandekar

Yogesh Dandekar
Design head and founder. Sargdesignstudio

Service and Experience design for transit systems.

Yogesh has over 21 years of experience across a range of domains from Product to Service design, as well as Transport to Experience design. He has extensive project experience (6 Rail based Mass transit systems, 11 Airports) of understanding passenger journeys in urban transport and railways. Worked on improving the passenger experience of metro and airports in India through the design of integrated information, wayfinding and connected experience across the passenger journeys. Additionally, he has expertise in design for making transport network more integrated and consumer-centric which drives revenue growth.

https://in.linkedin.com/in/dandekaYogesh ryogesh


Prof. Sugandh Malhotra

Prof. Sugandh Malhotra
Faculty Mobility & Vehicle Design program,

IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

Dr Sugandh Malhotra has over sixteen years of professional experience in Industrial design and automotive styling industry. He has worked on design projects for marquees in the industry that include Honda R&D, Hero Global Design, Hi-Tech Robotic Systemz Ltd., SETI Labs Berkley, Aprilia Motors Italy, Bombardier Canada and most of the leading automotive and consumer brands of India. He has been instrumental in the design of over 18 techno-commercially successful launched products at a pan India level. He has won many International and National level design awards.

www.sugandhmalhotra.com


Prof. Nishant Sharma

Prof. Nishant Sharma
Faculty Mobility & Vehicle Design program,

IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

Nishant Sharma is currently a Professor of Mobility & Vehicle Design (MVD) in IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay. As a professor, he teaches postgraduate level courses, supervises Master of Design & PhD students, leads funded research/ consultancy projects from government, private companies & non-government organisations and performs various institute level & department-level administrative roles. He teaches Vehicle Form & Aesthetics, Mobility Design, Computer-Aided Industrial Design, User-centric way of designing products etc. His research interests are Nature & Form, Bionics, Human Powered Mobility and Participatory Design. He had the privilege of pioneering vehicle design education in India by developing philosophy and writing the complete curriculum of India’s first specialised Transportation & Automobile Design program for the reputed National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. He was then instrumental in setting up the Mobility and Vehicle Design program at India’s best technology institute- IIT Bombay. 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/nishantsharmaiitb


Ole Häntzschel

Ole Häntzschel
Graphic Designer and Information Graphics expert

Berlin, Germany

Ole Häntzschel is a Berlin-based graphic designer, an illustrator and an expert in information graphics. Through his practice, he communicates complex data in a visually engaging way. He often works with journalists and through his illustrations makes complicated matters simple to understand. His mission is to unmask the little-known facts and inconvenient truths through the use of graphics, something that he feels has never been more relevant considering the current climate of post-truth politics. Häntzschel has worked for numerous German and international news outlets, papers, magazines, for exhibitions and the web. His work has been awarded various prizes amongst them the Malofiej award. He teaches regularly and holds workshops at universities. Visit his website to see more of his work.

olehaentzschel.com


Prof. Mandar Rane

Prof. Mandar Rane
Faculty Communication Design program,

IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay

Mandar Rane is the faculty of communication design at the Industrial Design Centre, School of Design, IIT Bombay. His research focus is on investigating and teaching design problems related to the communication of information. His current focus is concerned with theoretical aspects of communication theory and its application within the practice. He has been teaching basic design, typography, publication design and information design, for last fifteen years.

www.mrane.com