Sustainability: Context and Design; Shashank Mehta, Handbook of Design for Sustainability, Edited by Walker Stuart, Giard Jacques; Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., ISBN: 9780857858528
Postgraduate Programme in Service Design: Towards India’s Sustainable Economic Development; Shashank Mehta, Designing Design education for India, DDEI Conference, Pune, 13 – 15 March 2013
Postgraduate Programme in Prodcuct Design Engineering: Towards Accelerating India’s Economic Growth; Shashank Mehta, The Trellis; Design + Research, December 2010, Volume 02, Issue 06
‘Design to Connect: Encouraging Social Innovations and Sustainability in the Indian Context’; Shashank Mehta, ‘Social Innovation and Sustainability: International context and opportunities for Brazil’, inovabr, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 2010.
Paper published in Inovacao social e sustentabilidade, Desenvolvimento local, empreendedorismo e design; Edited by Roberto Bartholo, Carla Cipolla, ISBN: 978-85-7650-332-3,
‘The Service Design Course Module: Steering Design Students Towards new Career Opportunities’;Shashank Mehta, LeNS conference; Sustainability in design: NOW! Challenges and opportunities for Design Research, Education and Practice in the XXI Century, Bangalore, 30th September 2010.
‘Momentous Mementoes’; Shashank Mehta, Anil Sinha, The Trellis; Design + Research, April 2010, Volume 02, Issue 05.
‘Education as a means of Social Innovation; Ensuring a Smooth Transition from the Classroom to the Workplace’; Shashank Mehta, Asia Design Journal; Vol. 5, March 2010; ISSN 1738-3838; KDRI, Korea Design Research Institute, Korea
Proposal for Introduction of 2.5 -year Postgraduate Programme in Product Design Engineering, Autodesk India Pvt. Ltd.
‘Postgraduate Programmes in Design: Creating New Horizons for Design Graduates in India.’; Shashank Mehta, International Conference in Design Research into Design (ICoRD’09), Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Faculty for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Bangalore, 7 – 9 January 2009.
Paper published in Research into Design; Supporting Multiple Facets of Product Development, Edited by Amaresh Chakrabarti, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, ISBN: 978-981-08-2277-4, Published by Research Publishing Services, Singapore
‘Exploring Indigenous Innovations; Ascertaining the Scope for Design Interventions for their Successful Commercialization’; Shashank Mehta & Ravi Mokashi-Punekar; Changing the change, An international conference on the role and potential of design research in the transition towards sustainability, 10-12, July 2008, Torino, Italy.
‘Book Review, The Art of Innovation + Innovation by Design’, Designplus, Vol. XXVII Mar and June 2008
‘Design Education for Crafts Communities: a Global - Local Approach’; Shashank Mehta & Vijai Singh Katiyar, DEFSA Conference 2007, FLUX: Design Education in a Changing World, October 3-5, 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
Proposal for Introduction of 4-year Graduate Degree Programme in Product Design at Institute of Integrated Learning & Management, IILM, New Delhi
‘Design Education, Tradition & Modernity; Scholastic Papers from the International Conference, DETM 05’; Edited by Vijai Singh Katiyar & Shashank Mehta, 2007, ISBN No: 81-86199-57-8.
‘Redesign and Development of Railway Track Tools on Ergonomics Principles’; Subir Das & Shashank Mehta, International Conference on Ergonomics (ICE) 2007, December 3-5, 2007, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
‘Exploring Indigenous Innovations; Insights and Experiential Reflections on Module Development and Delivery.’; Shashank Mehta& Ravi Mokashi-Punekar, International Conference on design education, CONNECTED 2007, July 9 – 12, 2007, Sydney, Australia,
‘Exploring Indigenous Innovations’; Shashank Mehta & Ravi Mokashi-Punekar, a paper republished in Designplus, Vol. XXVI Sept. & Dec. 2007
‘Product Design Identity of India’ , presentation and publication of paper at the Asia Design Network Conference, Osaka, Japan, 2005
‘Design, development and technology’ – a paper published in the institute’s Design Magazine – ‘Design Plus’ June 2004.
Survey and Feasibility report for revival of Upendra Maharathi Institute of Industrial Design, Patna
‘Sustainable Product Design; The Indian Context’ – a paper published in the institute’s Design Magazine – ‘Design Plus’, Vol. VIII, March 2003
‘Sustainability; The Indian Context’ - a paper republished in the ‘Design Networks Asia’(DNA), Japan, September 2003.
‘Services that Sustain’ - presentation and publication of the paper for the exhibition ‘Visions of possible world’ at Politechnico de Milan, Italy – December 2003.
‘Competitive Edge Through Design’ - Presentation and Publication of paper at the Technology Summit (CII), Hydrabad, 2001.
‘Postgraduate Programmes in Design - The UK Perspective’ – Paper for internal circulation for NID faculty members.
‘Solar Cooker’ , presentation and publication of paper at the National Energy Seminar at S.V.R. College of Engg. & Tech., Surat, 1986.
‘Comparative study of Solar Cookers’, a paper presented at the National Solar Energy Convention, IIT, Delhi,1987 and subsequently published in its proceedings ‘Energy Options for the 90's’.
‘Temperature History and heat balance of Damru Chulha’a paper presented at the National Solar Energy Convention, IIT, Delhi,1987 and subsequently published in its proceedings ‘Energy Options for the 90's’.
‘Janata Shitak -A Home made Refrigerator’, a paper published in the student magazine, SVR College of Engg, & Technology, Surat, 1985.