Athavankar, Uday. 1989 "Beyond the vernacular concept of order" ( Class notes on information theory and Gestault Laws). Unpublished. Class notes for students registering for 'Communication Theory'
Athavankar, Uday. 1984. "Structure of Form, A Series based on Perception and Information Processing - Part 1." Abhikalpa, Journal of Industrial Design Centre 22-35
Athavankar, Uday. 1984. "Structure of Form, A Series based on Perception and Information Processing - Part 2." Abhikalpa, Journal of Industrial Design Centre 7-10
Athavankar, Uday. 1986. "Structure of Form, A Series based on Perception and Information Processing - Part 3." Abhikalpa, Journal of Industrial Design Centre 26-35.


Athavankar, Uday A. n.d. "Design Education: Pragmatic or Academic?" In IDC 20 Years,. IDC Publication
Athavankar, Uday. 2007. "Globalization and the new mantra of design education for India." Conference Design Education : Tradition and Modernity, DETM 2005. Ahmedabad 26-35.
Athavankar, Uday A. 2008. "New agenda for design schools in the developing world." In New Agenda for Design Schools in the Develop World, Indo-US workshop on Design Engineering , by Subbramaniam S. Chakrabarti A, 31-45. Allied publishers Ltd. New Delhi.

Globalization Culture

Athavankar, Uday. 2004. "Culture, globalization and new design opportunities." Asian Design Journal, KDRI, V1, no 1 10-32.
Athavankar, Uday. 2002."Design in search of roots: An Indian Experience." Design Issues MIT Press 43-57.
Athavankar, Uday. 2002."Meeting the challenges of globalization." Design for Development, Design Institute. South Africa. 17-23
Athavankar, Uday. 2001."From the global village to real village educational response to the diversities." Educational panel, ICSID 2001, . Seoul, Korea.
Athavankar, Uday. 2001."Challenges of desperate extremes." Proceedings of ICSID 2001. Seoul, Korea. 36-42
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Objects and Cultural Notions." Proceeding of the Third International Conference on Design Education in Developing Countries. Pretoria, South Africa. 25-27.
Athavankar, Uday. 1996. "Globalization and the Roots in the Culture." Architecture + Design, Vol XIII, no-6 98, 99.
Athavankar, Uday. 1994."Mapping the globalized mind." International Seminar Design Odyssey 2010 IDC. Bombay.


Athavankar, Uday. 2014. "Think Bottom-up Can You Use that in Mumbai Slum Upgrade." In The Economy of Sustainable Construction, by Nathalie Janson IIKA & Andreas Ruby, 146-154. Ruby Press.
Indrani Medhi, Kentaro Toyama, Anirudha Joshi, Uday Athavankar, and Edward Cutrell. n.d. "A comparision of list vs hierarchial UIs on mobile phones for non-literate users." INTERACT 2013. South Africa. 497–504.
Neelakantan P. K., Uday Athavankar. 2010. "Natura Domestica: nature and/of/in homes." Design Thoughts, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay
Pramod Khambete, Uday Athavankar. 2010. "Grounded Theory: An Effective Method for User Experience Design Research." Design Thoughts, Industrial Design Centre, IIT Bombay.
Antonella De Angeli, Uday Athavankar, Anirudh Joshi,. 2004. "Introducing ATMs in India: a contextual inquiry." Elsevier, Interacting with Computers, Volume 16, Issue 1 29–44.
Athavankar, Uday. 1996. "Urban Street Furniture Design, A Problem of Handling a Complex System." Fountainhead.
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Athavankar, Uday. 1989. "Design is active people watching." Unpublished. Class notes for students registering for 'Product Design', Mumb
Athavankar, Uday. 1989. "Future Challenges in Design." IDC 20 Years, IDC Publication.
Athavankar, Uday. 1989. "Product Development in a New Perspective." IDC 20 Years, IDC Publication.
Athavankar, Uday. 1989. "Portfolio of work." Design Journal No 12, Inc. Art Center Bldg., 70-9, Kalwol-Dong, Yongsan-Ku, Seoul Korea, p 69.
Athavankar, Uday. 1981. "Computer : Your partner in design." idc - output.
Athavankar, Uday. 1975. "How about a better post box design." Science Today 25-29.
Athavankar, Uday. 1976. "How high should heights be." Science Today .
Sudhakar Nadkarni, Uday Athavankar. 1972. "Design Survey - Letter Box." idc - output, Volume 2.

Mental Imagery

Jayesh S. Pillai, Uday A. Athavankar, Colin T.A. Schmidt,and Simon Richir. 2013. "Presence in Visual mental Imagery." Advances in Visual Informatics, Volume 8237 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 627-639.
Uday Athavankar. 2008. "Exploring the Boundaries of Spatial Intelligence." Conference on Research and Training in Spatial Intelligence,. Evanston.
Uday Athavankar, Prasad Bokil , K Guruprasad, R Patsute and Sharma S. 2008. "Reaching out in the mind’s space." In Design Computing and Cognition '08, by Goel A. , Eds Gero J, 321-340. Springer.
Uday Athavankar, Arnab Mukherjee. 2007. "Mind’s Eye in Action." In Research Trends in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, Vol 2, by Natarajan C., Eds. Chokshi B., 157-179 . MacMillan
Athavankar, Uday. 2003. "Blindfolded Classroom: Getting Design Students to Use Mental Imagery ." In Human Behaviour in Design , by Ed. Lindermann U., 111-120. Springer .
Mukta Hiremath, Uday Athavankar. 2002. "Mental scenarios, fantasies And reasoning."
Ashwini Garde, Sulekha Kuthiala, Uday Athavankar. 2001. "Inventive Intervention in Mental Imagery: Design process in a different perspective." 5th Asian Design Conference, International Syposium on Design Science, . Seoul, Korea .
Gill, N., Deshmukh, H. S., Athavankar, U. 2000. "Imagery as a private experience and architectural team work." In In Collaborative Design, Chapter 21 , by Linden J. Ball and Woodcock Eds. Stephen A. R. Scrivener, 223-232. London: Springer-Verlag.
M.V. Bhedasgaonkar, A. Jalote, Uday Athavankar. 2000 . "Co-design: Sharing Team Tmental Imagery. Team thinkin in Film Making." In Proceedings of CoDesign 2000. Coventry . S7 -92.
Sachin Patil, Uday Athavankar. 2000. "Ringside view of the mental imagery experiences of a design team." Design Plus Research, Politechnico de Milano, . Milan, Italy . 179- 186
Anshuman Singh, Uday Athavankar. 1999. "The potential of mental imaging in the architectural design process." International Conference on Design Education, Technology Research and Curriculum Development, (IDATER '99). Loughborough,England. 230-236
Athavankar, Uday. 1999. "Gestures, Mental Imagery and Spatial Reasoning." In In Visual and Spatial Reasoning, MIT, , by Garo and Barbara Tversky Eds. John S, 103-128. MIT
S. Varshney, Uday Athavankar. 1998. "Castle in the air: A strategy to model shapes in a computer ." Third Asia Pacific Computer Human Interaction Conference (APCHI'98) . Japan . 350- 355 .
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Learning from the way designers model shapes in their mind." In Cognitive Systems: from Intelligent Systems to Artificial life? , 221-232. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill.
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Mental imagery as a design tool." Cybernetics and Systems, Vol 28, No 1 25-42


Athavankar, Uday. 2009. "From product Semantics to Generative Methods." IASDR’09,. 59-68.
Athavankar, Uday. 2009. "Objects in the Visual Encounter." In Communication in Perspective, by Ed. Braj Bhushan. Amani International Publishers.
Athavankar, Uday. 2008. "Semantically Sensitive Design Approach." In Indo-US workshop on Design Engineering, by Subbramaniam S. Eds. Chakrabarti A, 171-186 . New Delhi: Allied publishers Ltd.
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Identity & Developing Links to Culture; Challenges to Designers in the Traditional Cultures." Journal of Design & Design Theory. No. 3 66-81.
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Identity: A Biodata of Objects." Discontinuous Thread: Memory, Freedom and Architecture in Contemporary India. Mumbai.
Athavankar, Uday. 1997. "Objects and Cultural Notions." Third International Conference on Design Education in Developing Countries. Pretoria, South Africa.
Athavankar, Uday. 1996. "Natural Language and the Art of Object Creation: Are there any common Issues?" Proceedings of Indian Congress on Knowledge and Language, Vol III. Mysore. 1 - 22.
Athavankar, Uday. 1992. "Surface as 'Interfaces": Confronting the New Semantic Issues in Product Form." International Convention on Surface Engineering, . Bangalore.
Athavankar, Uday. 1990. "The structure of Semantic space." Not Published.
Athavankar., Uday. 1990. "The Semantic Profile of Products." In Semantic Vision in Design , by Ed. Vihima Susan, D 1 -31. Helsinki: University of Industrial Arts (UIHA), .
Athavankar, Uday. 1989. "Categorizatiion : Natural Language and Design." Design Issues MIT Press, Vol 1, no 2 100-111 .

Sketching and CAD

Athavankar, Uday.1992. "Rediscovery the Act of Sketching: Implication of its Support to the Creative Thought Process." In Design Recherche, No. 2, 45-60.

Updated version on http://www.dsource.in/course/freehand_sketching/act-of-sketching/index.html
Athavankar, Uday. 1990. "Thinking Style and CAD." Conference on Design Research. 109-116.