Sunand Bhattacharya, IDSA

Sunand Bhattacharya, IDSA
Global Education Strategist
Autodesk Inc.

As part of the Autodesk Education Experience Group, Sunand Bhattacharya, IDSA, manages its Learning Futures team. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy, management and evangelization of Autodesk’s future influence advocacy in global academia.

Previously, Bhattacharya served as principal and co-founding partner of Arjuna Learning Designs LLC., a firm specializing in the creation of interactive learning objects to enhance quality of teaching and learning for name brand publishing houses.

He is also a tenured professor of industrial design, and has held executive positions at, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Bhattacharya is a recipient of the Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology award from The International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. He is a graduate in industrial design from the National Institute of Design (NID) in India and holds a terminal graduate degree in industrial design and human factors from The Ohio State University.


Agile Design Visualization and Prototyping through the Cloud: Hands-on Workshop by Autodesk Inc.

(Please bring laptop, loaded with Fusion360 and a mouse. Click here to download Fusion360; free for students, educators and institutions. This workshop will begin promptly at 9am; come a few minutes earlier to meet your team and grab a good spot!)

Experience agile visualization techniques using the breakthrough, end-to-end, collaborative design and development tool, Fusion360. Sunand Bhattacharya, IDSA, of Autodesk shows you how to iterate quickly on design ideas with digital sculpting to explore form and modeling tools and create finishing features.

You’ll collaborate with teammates to help conceptualize, visualize, iterate and prototype free flowing design forms using cutting edge processes and emerging digital tools. Learn three, key concepts: agile visualization; design thinking; and radical collaboration.