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Parvati Dev (EC/B.Tech/1968/SN/IG)

Parvati Dev graduated from Dept. of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering in 1968 and PhD from Stanford University.
Dev has been instrumental in leading creation of learning technologies. She is currently the CEO of SimTabs, focused on scenario, game-based and story-based learning, using pedagogic principles of adult learning, including micro learning and authentic work experiences.
Prior to this, Dev was President of Innovation in Learning, Inc. She led a next generation learning company building virtual medical worlds for training and created the CliniSpace brand as the leader in 3D simulation for healthcare.
Prior to this, Dev was Director of Summit at Stanford University where she created and grew a medical e-learning lab to international prominence.  She pioneered the availability of a fully digital curriculum for medical students and conducted research and development in surgical simulation, haptics, 3D anatomy, virtual patients and virtual worlds. She also created a positive and fun work environment for researchers, staff and students.