Chetan Parikh obtained his B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees 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 School of Engineering and Applied Science at Ahmedabad University. He was also a visiting faculty at Purdue University, West Lafayette and the University of Missouri, Rolla, and worked at Motorola/Freescale, Austin.
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, Dr. Parikh has been working as a Professor at IIIT, Bangalore. Currently, he also serves as Consulting Dean to IIIT, Dharwad and as the Coordinator of the MIIT Mentoring Centre at IIIT-B.