Anisha Malhotra Dalvi

Anisha did her Phd in Design education from Industrial Design Centre (IDC), School of Design at IIT- Bombay. Her thesis was titled ‘Investigating the effect of collaborative structures on design problem solving in children’.  She is an alumnus of the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad where she studied Information Design. In the past, she has worked as an independent design educator teaching at various design colleges and has conducted several creativity workshops for children.

At HBCSE, her post doctoral work focuses on resource development for children on fundamentals of design.

Tel: 91-22-25072225
Email: anisha[at]



Chunawala, S., Muralidhar, A., Malhotra-Dalvi, A., & Chougule, M. (2022). Design activity book. India: HBCSE. (ISBN: 978-81-958054-0-2)

In Journals

 Malhotra-Dalvi, A., Muralidhar, A., Chunawala, S., Dolas, A., & Shinde, R. (2022, November). Unfolding the newspaper: Newspaper design by children, for children. Technology and Engineering Teacher 82(3), 8-13.

In Conference Proceedings

Dhond, P., & Malhotra-Dalvi, A. (2022). Game-based learning to raise awareness about water sustainability. In D. Chari and A. Gupta (Eds.), Proceedings of EPISTEME 9 International Conference to Review Research in Science, Technology and Mathematics Education, July 4—8, 2022, Mumbai (pp. 235-242). India: HBCSE.

Malhotra-Dalvi, A., Muralidhar, A., & Chunawala, S. (2021). Design of symbolic science characters: A visual design exercise with children. E-Proceedings of Designing for Children-With focus on ‘Play + Learn’, International Conference. Organised by IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India, 28-30 January 2021.

Malhotra-Dalvi, A.,Muralidhar, A., Dolas, A., Shinde, R., & Chunawala, S. (2020). Designing and making roller coasters by Indian middle school students. In K.K. Mashood, T. Sengupta, C. Ursekar, H. Raval and S. Dutta (Eds.), Proceedings of epiSTEME8: Eighth international conference to review research on Science, TEchnology and Mathematics Education, HBCSE (pp. 199-201). India: HBCSE/Gaurang Publishing Globalize Pvt. Ltd.

Expository articles

Malhotra-Dalvi, A. (2022, January). Building collaborative ideation. Teacher Plus,20(1), 22-24.

George, H., Malhotra-Dalvi, A., Muralidhar, A., Ladage, S., & Chunawala, S. (2020, July). Sing, draw, play or invent. Teacher Plus,18(6), 16-18.