Born (1979) in Mumbai, India, Kayzad R.Shroff is a registered architect in India. Kayzad has received his Undergraduate and Graduate degrees at Cornell University, where he was awarded a travel grant to represent Cornell at UrbanTyphoon, the Olive Tjaden Scholarships and the Mary Miller Lyons Graduate Award. Since graduating in 2008 Kayzad has been actively involved in academia. Presently as a design studio instructor at the Indian School of Design and Innovation / Parsons, in Mumbai, and having previously held teaching positions at Cornell University, NY, the Academy of Architecture, Mumbai and the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture, NMIMS,Mumbai, and the Kamla Raheja Vidhinidhi School of Architecture and Environmental Planning , Mumbai. Professionally, Kayzad has over 8 years of professional experience having worked in the office Robert A. M. Stern in New York City collaborating on a number of projects, prior to starting his own studio, SHROFFLEóN in 2010.