Praveen’s areas of academic and professional interests include Systems Thinking in Design, Design Thinking, Sustainable Design, Design in the Public Domain, Rapid Product Development, Appropriate Technology and Strategic Design.
Praveen has been actively involved with academic projects concerning Systems Thinking and Design which involving complex issues and problems ranging from healthcare to mobility. He has also been involved with design research Projects with Microsoft, Nokia, Hyundai, Pininfarina, Panasonic, Steelcase, Siemens, RCA etc. He is widely travelled, presenting in forums and conducting design workshops and seminars in the area of Systems Thinking in Design, Sustainability and Universal Design across many countries.
He has been the India liaison for the “O2 Ecological Design Global Network” for many years. Recently Praveen has been on the jury of “India Design Mark”, “Design for Change” global movement for children and “Innovative Mobility Solutions” at PACE Global Forum.