Panel of Jury Members for Adjudicating the Design Contest

Emanuele Nicosia

 

Youngchol Chon

 

Abhijeet Bhoge

 

Emanuele Nicosia


Emanuele Nicosia graduated from the Royal College of Art in London in 1976 and has more than 30 years of experience in designing production and concept cars for worldwide car industries employing Italian creativity and designing concepts.

During his stint with Centro Ricerche Pininfarina, he worked with some of the world's most renowned brands, including, Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Jaguar, Peugeot, Cadillac, and Honda. Presently, he heads the Automobile Design program at DYPDC Center for Automotive Research and Studies.

"Emotion is the soul of any new car design, knowledge is the tool to make it possible"

Youngchol Chon


Youngchol Chon has done his Doctor’s course in Design Management / Chung-Ang University. Prior to this he has done his Masters in Transportation from Kook-Min University and B.A in Industrial Design from Sejong University.

He has more than seventeen years of experience as designer and design project manager in Renault Samsung Motors, Kia Motors and Samsung Motors. Presently he has joined DYPDC as faculty to pass on his knowledge and experience which he has gained over the years in order to groom the incumbent automobile designers specially in Transportation Design and Design Management.

According to Youngchol "Transportation Design is communication business between designer and people. The fundamental language is thumbnail sketches. The most of great cars come from them"

Abhijeet Bhoge


Abhijeet Bhoge earned his Masters in Transportation Design from Istituto Europeo di Design, Turin (Italy). In the past he has worked with F & F design in Turin, where he was part of the team working on a project for Ferrari. He has also worked as a senior designer at Yobykes, Ahmedabad. His expertise lies in concept design, hand skills and engineering aspects, in regards to automobiles.

“A designer has the power to control the choice of people.”