In 5th grade, he failed in the subject of Science but Dr. Ketan Kotecha manoeuvred his way through ups and downs smoothly. He did his masters in Control Systems and got a Ph. D in Computer Science. He has been the director of ITNU, Nirma University and is now Vice Chancellor/ Provost at Parul University.
He has revolutionized Institute of Technology by implementation of ICT innovations in teaching, learning and administrative work. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, HOTS, Critical Thinking and Ethics and Value.
He has been nominated as a Governing Council Member of the USA based Global Engineering Dean’s Council – India Chapter and is also a member of National Advisory Council for Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Engineering and Management Curriculum Restructuring Task Force. He has also worked as a Member in the Technical Advisory Committee of BRTS, Ahmedabad. He has projected 36 papers in International Conference and has published 9 papers in prominent International Journals.