ID Block, Institute of Design, Nirma University, Sarkhej- Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad- 382481
Prof. Priyam A. Parikh is currently working as an assistant professor in the Institute of Design. He is a post-graduate mechatronics engineer and currently pursuing his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Institute of Technology, Nirma University. He has an academic experience of eight years and industrial experience of three years. He has worked with SAL college of engineering, as an In-charge Head, Mechatronics Engineering Department. He has also worked with a reputed design School, as an Assistant Professor. His areas of interest are Open-source electronics, HCI Design, Robotics, Smart Product Design, IoT, Mechatronics, Industrial design, UX/UI, industry 4.0, and Artificial intelligence. He has published more than 12 international journal papers and 16 conference papers related to Mechatronics, Automation, and Robotics. He received the best paper award in the 4th International Conference on Robotics, held in Budapest, Hungary in Dec 2019. He has recently received a major research grant of 16.5 lakh for his robotics project from GUJCOST. His start-up has been awarded as the best start-up by the COGNIAN incubation center in OCT 2017. Prof. Priyam has been awarded the Best educator award by the Indian Educational Charitable trust in Nov 2018. He has been awarded the Young Researcher Award by the Institute of Scholars, Bangalore. He is also a reviewer of the International Journal of Mechanical Engineering, INSC.