Dinesh O. Shah
First 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 MS Biophysics, University of Bombay, India
1959 BS 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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