Unni Mohan M

Unni Mohan M

Associate Faculty, Integrated Lifestyle Product Design, KSID


An electrical engineer (CET) turned transportation designer specialising in design of boats. Unni Mohan started his carrier with L&T in switchgear production and later moved on to MCCB R&D.

After earning masters in Mobility and Vehicle Design from IDC, IIT Bombay, he has focused on design and development of cruise boats, houseboats and solar boats for composite boat industry. Unni Mohan has been associated with Samudra Shipyard since 2014 developing –

Cruise boat Alaknanda (Nordic Cruiseline, Varanasi).

House boats for West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation.

Leisure crafts for Mayfair Lake Resorts (Raipur) and Palavelli resorts (West Godavari).

Single stem solar boat for CIFT.

Monohull solar boat for CIAL, designed to travel through historic Varkala tunnel (TS canal).

Apart from boats, he has worked on the development of all wheel drive self-levelling chassis for Craftsmac labs specializing in masonry automation, bio digesters for Dal lake house boats (DMRC-DRDO project), automotive accessories and souvenirs.

As a passionate scale model maker, he is currently exploring multiple medium and scales.