Member Infromation



Surname: Chakrabarti

Given name: Amaresh

Contact (E-mail address, Web site)

E-mail: ac123(at)



Position: Professor

Organization: Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing, Indian Institute of Science

Address: Bangalore 560012

Country: India


Design synthesis and creativity, design for environment, collaboration and knowledge reuse

Research Interests

Compositional synthesis Design from first principles Definition, measures, influences on creativity, particularly that of search and triggers on creativity Detection of side effects Structure Sharing Biomimetic synthesis

Selected Publications

  • Chakrabarti A. (Ed). Design Synthesis: Issues, Understanding and Methods, Springer-Verlag, 2002.
  • Chakrabarti, A., Langdon, P., Liu, Y-C., and Bligh, T.P. Supporting Compositional Synthesis on Computers, Eng. Design Synthesis: Understanding, Approaches and Tools, 179-197, Springer, 2002.
  • Chakrabarti, A., Sarkar, P., Leelavathamma, B., Nataraju, B.S. A Functional Representation for Aiding Biomimetic and Artificial Inspiration of New Ideas, AI EDAM 19(2): 113-132, 2005.
  • Chakrabarti, A., and Singh, V. A Method for Structure Sharing to Enhance Resource-Effectiveness, Journal of Engineering Design, 18(1), 73 - 91, February 2007