Attend the most exicting workshop ever conducted at KLEF (KL University)

Design Thinking Workshop

23 - 24 June 2018


About us

The University Innovation Fellows is an international program of Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design and created as part of the National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation grant from the National Science Foundation. The goal of the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program is to empower students to be agents of change at their respective schools. Fellows are creating student innovation spaces, founding entrepreneurship organizations, hosting experiential events, and working with faculty and administrators to develop courses. They serve as advocates for lasting institutional change with academic leaders and represent their schools at national events.


Design Thinking is revolutionizing innovation and work today!. The user-centered principles and toolboxes of Deisgn Thinking are helping thousands around the world to approach complex world problems in a holistic and collaborative way thereby leading to innovative and novel solutions!. We are conducting this workshop to help spread this way of working to the students of KLEF (KL University) to help them innovate and start disruptive start-ups in the coming years!

What Will You Learn?

How to Generate Ideas

Super cool techniques and toolboxes used by many disruptive innovators around the world to generate great ideas

Prototyping and Refining Ideas

Rapid Prototyping and refinement techniques so that you don't waste your money building useless products!

Bringing them to life

The tools and resources needed to make your dream project a reality!

Event Schedule

INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN THINKING

The Beginning!

You will be introduced to the primitive paradigms of Design Thinking, it's origin and use-cases. Byte-sized activities will supplement your learning!

IDEATHON

INTENSE BRAINSTORMING IS HERE!

Taking clue from the previous sessions, you will engage in intense brainstorming and idea generation for a given case study. Definitely one of the most exciting activites!

HATS OFF!

THE OTHER SIDE OF YOU!

Get exposed to the other (and dark ;) ) side of you as you engage in refinement of your ideas with 6 different mindsets and personalities!

PROTOTYPING

GET SET GO!

Time to bring your ideas to life! Engage in rapid prototyping to get your ideas to life in fraction of what it costs otherwise!

TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITES & GROUP DYNAMICS

GREAT TEAM == GREAT PRODUCT!

Learn the subtle tricks and activities followed by the top innovators around the world to form world-beating teams and understand the dynamics of how they work!

DESIGN CHALLENGE

TIME FOR REAL WORLD IMPACT!

Time for making some real world impact! Participate in a real world design challenge crafted by one of our partners and sponsors and show off your skills! Fun and learning guaranteed!

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Participate and view some engaging panel discussions to augment your knowledge of different fields!

INSPIRATION WALK

INSPIRATION TO CONQUER THE WORLD

Participate in a calm and deeply contemplating walk of life as you realign and redesign your goals!

Resource Persons

Hari Kiran Vege

Hari Kiran Vege is the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) of KLEF and the faculty mentor for the University Innovation Fellows Program.

Chaitanya Krishna Kasaraneni

Chaitanya is a final year Computer Science (CSE) student and a University Innovation Fellow having graduated from the program in Fall 2017.

Surya Sai Mourya Kosaraju

Surya is a final year Computer Science (CSE) student and a University Innovation Fellow having graduated from the program in Fall 2017

Sandeep Vemulapalli

Sandeep is a final year Computer Science (CSE) student and a University Innovation Fellow having graduated from the program in Fall 2017

Srikar Kashyap Pulipaka

Srikar is a final year Computer Science (CSE) student and a University Innovation Fellow having graduated from the program in Fall 2017

Surprise Guest

Hint: He's not a galactic stormtrooper from Star Wars!