Chetan Parikh obtained his B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Florida, Gainesville – all in Electrical Engineering. Prior to joining IIIT-B, he was a faculty member at IIT, Bombay, DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, and the Institute of Engineering & Technology at Ahmedabad University. He was also a visiting faculty at Purdue University and the University of Missouri, and worked at Motorola/Freescale, Austin, Texas.
His current interests are in analog and mixed-signal circuit design, innovative pedagogies for engineering education, teaching ethics to college students, and participating in setting up world-class educational institutions.
Since July, 2015, he has been working as a Professor at IIIT, Bangalore. Currently, he also serves as a consulting Dean to IIIT, Dharwad and as Coordinator of the Mentoring Centre at IIIT-B for the Myanmar Institute of Information Technology at Mandalay.