With the increasing focus on innovation and creativity and exemplary vision on future of design, the petroleum university decided to set up the school of design. Keeping in view the current scenario and the need of commercially viable and technically advanced designs today, school of design in UPES has a well-structured curriculum covering essential aspects such as fundamentals of design, sketching and rendering, model making, digital design tools etc.
School of planning and architecture at UPES focuses on critical imperatives related to human habitation in the wake of ever expanding population in developing and underdeveloped nations and challenges related to energy use, productivity, health and climate change. UPES SPA is aimed at creating professionals who are trained to embrace various issues related to rapid urbanisation and the unprecedented growth of modern cities.
First time in the world IBM tied up with a university to offer co-branded programmes. Centre for information and technology is an academy-industry alliance between UPES and IBM.
The centre provides students with a sophisticated learning environment equipped with all essential learning tools and facilities.there is an advanced computing centre with 24 hours wi-fi connectivity and conducive ambience.
About UPES,Dehradun: University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) was established in the year 2003 through UPES Act, 2003 of the State Legislature of Uttarakhand. With an ambitious vision and unique approach, UPES emerged as an innovative institution offering industry-focused specialized graduate, post graduate and doctoral programs in key areas such as Energy, Infrastructure, Transportation, Information Technology, Design, Planning & Architecture, Public Policy and Legal studies.