Dr. Surendra Rathod did his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. He is professor of Electronics Engineering with more than 20 years of teaching experience. His special fields of interest include VLSI design, Analog CMOS VLSI, Verilog Programming, Verification using SystemVerilog, device modeling and circuit simulation.
Dr. Rathod is Students Chair of Mumbai Section of FSAI (Fire and Security Association of India) which is primarily non-profit organization devoted to the cause of creating awareness of Fire, Safety and Security making 'Surakshit Bharat'.
Dr. Rathod was Dean of Academics at Sardar Patel Institute of Technology Mumbai who initiated and taught many new innovative courses in engineering curriculum like Law for Engineers, Design Thinking etc. Activity based learning and life skills introduced by him has become very popular among students apart from industry oriented skill based courses.