Chetan Parikh obtained his BTech from IIT-Bombay, and MS and PhD from the University of Florida, Gainesville, all in Electrical Engineering. Prior to joining IIIT-B, he has been a faculty member at IIT-Bombay, DAIICT-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 and participating in setting up world-class educational institutions.
Since July, 2015, he is a Professor at IIIT-Bangalore. Currently, he also serves as a Consulting Dean to IIIT-Dharwad, and as Coordinator of the Mentoring Cell at IIIT-B for the Myanmar Institute of Information Technology at Mandalay.