Amit Sheth calls himself a ‘tinkerer’; graduated in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani, going on to specialise in Product Design at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad; and now once again he is a student trying his hand at a PhD from the Industrial Design Centre, IITB, Mumbai.
Amit founded “Mind’s Eye Design Pvt. Ltd.”, an industrial design and engineering consultancy in 1988. During the three decades of its existence , the practice has provided industry with design services in product design, corporate identity, wayfinding and signage design, exhibition and systems design, interior design & architecture and design strategy for corporates. The design consultancy has over a dozen patents to its credit.
In the recent past, he was the Professor & Head of the Department of Design at Nirma University, Ahmedabad, which he set up as a brand new design institute.
In his earlier avatars, Amit has been an Associate Professor at MICA, Ahmedabad where he set up a Post Graduate Programme in Design Management. He has also helped develop syllabus for UG & PG programmes at NID, Ahmedabad.
Amit was the Acting Director & Centre Coordinator for Vikram A Sarabhai Community Science Centre, Ahmedabad for a period of three years.
Amit is also a passionate photographer and a theatre enthusiast. He serves as the Dean of Advancement, helping advance AnantU’s academic reputation nationally and globally.