Dinesh O. Shah

Dinesh O. ShahFirst Charles A. Stokes Professor of Chemical Engineering & Anesthesiology
Director, Center for Surface Science & Engineering

Ph : 352-392-0877
Fax: 352-392-0127

Department of Chemical Engineering
PO Box 116005
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-6005

Research Interests

Current research interests include: monomolecular films, foams, wettability and contact angle, microemulsions, liquid crystals, enhanced oil recovery, combustion of coal dispersions in oils and aqueous media, surfactant-polymer interactions, lubrication and surface phenomena in magnetic media, preparation of nanoparticles using microemulsions, enhanced filtration of viruses and nanoparticles by surface modification of filters, enzymatic reactions in micellar, microemulsion and liquid-crystalline systems, surface phenomena in membranes, lungs, vision, transdermal drug delivery, and anesthesia.

Educational Background

Year Degree University
1965 Ph.D. Biophysics, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
1961 M.S. Biophysics, University of Bombay, India
1959 B.S. Physics-Mathematics, University of Bombay, India

Professional Experience

1996 – Present The First Charles A. Stokes Professor of Chemical Engineering & Anesthesiology
1984 – Present Director, Center for Surface Science and Engineering, University of Florida
1987-1991 Chairman, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida
1975-1996 Professor, University of Florida
1972-1975 Associate Professor, University of Florida
1970-1972 Assistant Professor, University of Florida
1968-1970 Research Associate, Columbia University
1967-1968 NRC-NASA Research Associate, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA
1965-1967 Research Associate, Columbia University
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