Faculty | School of Design

Prof. Phani Tetali

Dean & Professor

Academic Background

  • B.Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), BHU (1988)
  • M.Des. (Visual Communication), IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay (1991)

Career Graph:

  • 18 years of experience in the Animation and Gaming industries in India
  • 13 years of experience in Academics

Honours and Achievements:

  • 2017: SP Sukhatme Excellence in Teaching from IIT-Bombay in recognition of his contribution to the teaching activities of the institute
  • 2017: Recognised as one of the top cartoonists in India by The Times of India
  • 2020: Akhil Bharat Kala Gaurav Samman from Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society, Pune, for outstanding contribution to Animation Film Design in India
  • 2022: EduSpark Award for his contribution to the AVGC (Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming, and Comic) industry.

Research interests

  • New technology in education and social awareness
  • Visual narratives about Indian people and culture