Winter School on User Experience Design
December 4th - December 9th, 2017
IIIT - Delhi

Winter School on User Experience Design is a crash course on the vast topic of Human-Computer Interaction with a practical lens of learning how to build useful, usable, and desirable interfaces. You will learn and practice skills, apply them to your projects, and also hear from the experts in the field from industry and academia. The workshop will culminate in a half-day exhibition of your projects from which our esteemed jury members will pick the best. Come join us for a fun-filled one week!


  1. Demystifying User Experience, Interaction Design, and HCI
  2. Types of Interfaces: Mobile, Web, Wearable, Virtual Reality
  3. User Centered Design (UCD) Process
  4. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
    • Interviews
    • Field Observations
    • Cognitive Walkthrough
    • A/B Testing
    • Usability Testing
  5. Contextual Inquiry
  6. Brainstorming and bodystorming
  7. Rapid Prototyping: Paper, Video, Corrugated sheets
  8. Information Architecture
  9. Case studies
  10. Emotional design

Tentative Schedule

Time Day 1 - 4th Dec Day 2 - 5th Dec Day 3 - 6th Dec Day 4 - 7th Dec Day 5 - 8th Dec Day 6 - 9th Dec
08:00 AM to 09:00 AM Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Registration

10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
Ice breaker, Introduction,Workshop overview What is UCD process? What are other processes? Market research (products), Literaturereview, Patent search Prototyping. Low/Hi, Software/ Hardware, Look feel/ Work like Evaluating your prototype. Why?
3 minute video demos, Poster presentations, Prize distributions, Certificate Distribution
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM Tea/ Coffee Break Tea/ Coffee Break Tea/ Coffee Break Tea/ Coffee Break Tea/ Coffee Break

11:45 AM to 01:00 PM
What is UX Design?
Type of interfaces, How does UXD relate to types of interfaces.
Requirement Gathering: Interviews, Surveys, Observations Ideation: What is it?
How do you do it?
Manual prototyping, Wearable prototyping Evaluation techniques:Quantitative and Qualitative
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break

02:00 PM to 03:15 PM
Mind mapping.

Review of good and bad designs.
Practice of requirement gathering techniques Arduino.
Sketch, ProtoPie, Figma.
Practice assignment and critique
Evaluate your prototypewith 5 people
03:15 PM to 03:45 PM Break Break Break Break Break

03:45 PM to 05:30 PM
1 min project idea pitches, Project signup, Group formation. Analyzing collected data for insights. Personas, Use cases, Themes. Practice of ideation techniques. Brainstorming, Moodboards. Making your prototype interactive, inVisiontutorial, making videos. Analyze data to indentify shortcomings and strengths of your prototype.
Prioritize and plan futuresteps.



Prof. Aman Parnami

Assistant Professor, IIIT Delhi

Prof. Ponnurangam Kumaraguru "PK"

Associate Professor, IIIT Delhi


Divyansh Agarwal

Research Associate, IIIT Delhi

Shrey Bagroy

B.Tech CSE, IIIT Delhi

Himanshu Pahadia

B.Tech CSE, IIIT Delhi

Akanksha Pandey

M.Tech CSE, IIIT Delhi

Twishi Sagwal

M.Tech CSE, IIIT Delhi


List of speakers will be updated soon.


Only 2-3 seats left until registration closes for the winter school!

  1. Calculate fee: Please read the Fee Details table below and calculate the payment to be made.

    Type Fee for IIITD students Fee for other participants
    Registration Rs 2,000 Rs. 2,000 + 18% GST (Rs 2,360)
    Hostel Rs 3,000 (500 per night for 6 days) Rs 3,000 + 18% GST (Rs 3,540)

    Hostel will be provided from 3rd Dec afternoon until 9th Dec evening, i.e. for 6 nights.
    Bedding would be provided in the hostel rooms.

  2. For instance, if you want to register for the hostel along with the winter school you will have to pay Rs 2,360 (or Rs 2,000) + the hostel fee per night multiplied by the number of nights you stay.

  3. Make fee payment: Transfer the total fee for the winter school using the details given in the following table.

    Entity Details
    Name of the bank HDFC Bank Ltd.
    Branch name and address HDFC Bank Ltd., 210 Okhla Industrial Area, Phase-3, New Delhi - 110020
    9 Digit MICR Code 110240244
    Account Type
    Current Account
    Account No. 20742090000014
    Branch Code 2074
    NEFT (IFSC) Code HDFC0002074
    Swift Code HDFCINBBXXX
    Tan No. DELI07180F
    Bank Phone No. 011-42299618/41699422

  4. Register yourself: Register here once the payment is successful.


Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase III
(Near Govind Puri Metro Station)
New Delhi, India - 110020


Q1. Do I need to be an Engineering college student to attend this Winter School?
Ans. No, not necessarily. You can be a student in Arts, Science, Professional courses, or a professional working in the industry to participate in the Winter School.

Q2. Is it necessary to stay in the Hostel?
Ans. The program is planned from 8am to 8pm, so if you can manage staying outside the campus and not miss any of the fun, you can avoid taking the hostel.

Q3. Will we get a registration confirmation?
Ans. Yes, once you pay the fees, we will confirm the same and send you a confirmation email. We will do this in bulk, so, please give us at least 15 days for the confirmation email to come to you after the registration.

Q4. Will we get a participation certificate?
Ans. Yes, every participant will get a certificate of completion and a Winter School T-shirt. Selected teams will also get cool prizes.