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Manager Engineering

Dallas, Texas, United States
May 30, 2018

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Shailesh Shah

Plano, TX *****, E-Mail:, Mobile: 469-***-****. Legal Status: US Citizen EDUCATION:

M S University of Baroda Vadodara, India

Ph.D. in Chemistry

M S University of Baroda Vadodara, India

Master and Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry


BTI AG Labs, Wylie, TX September 2016 - Present

Lead Research and Development Chemist

• Research and Development for the fertilizer, seed germination

• Analysis of Soil and Customer supports regarding Soil Health Analysis M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India March2010–August 2016 Professor

• Oversee teaching of Undergraduate and Graduate students in the core and elective areas of chemistry

• Recognized by the Post-Graduate Council of the M.S. University of Baroda as Ph.D. guide for Graduate and Doctorate level Scientists

USDA ARS, Peoria, IL August 2008 - March 2010

Research Chemist

• Investigate vegetable oils and alternative non-food feedstocks for their suitability as sources of Bio-energy (Biodiesel fuel) and Bio-lubricant

• Develop technologies that expand the markets for glycerol or enable the commercially-viable conversion of byproduct glycerol to chemicals such as fuel additive like PPD, coating resins, surfactants and/or emulsifiers or biodegradable polymer products

• On-edible Oil Polymerization in super-critical CO2 (green-solvent) for different applications Emerson Climate Technology Inc, Sidney, OH July 2002 - August 2008 Senior Project Chemist

• Responsible for the research and analytic to find out more cost effective additives supplier for Refrigerant Lubricant oil Cost which saved the company $310K per year by qualifying alternative additive supplier.

• Co-led the research of Bio-Lubricant (Environmentally Friendly Oil) from renewable materials for developed countries as substitute to Petrochemical based Refrigerant Lubricant oil and their formulation.

• Provided analysis of using different techniques like GC, GCMS. HPLC, Micro-FTIR and ICP which led to method development for Refrigerant Lubricant Oil and different additives (Antioxidant, Biocide, Friction Modifier, Corrosion Inhibitor, and Former/Deformer) level Inspection.


• Published thirty four publications in referred scientific journals.

• One US Patent - Zengshe Liu and Shaleish N. Shah, Oligomerization of Jojoba Oil in Super-Critical CO2 for Different Applications,(US-8742148 B1, Published on 3rd June 2014)

• Presented Forty Five presentations at national and international conferences.

• Received recognition in Emerson Climate Technology Inc. (ECT) from VP-Research department (2004)

• VP-Product Engineering Department-ECT (External Customer Support, 2004)

• Director Materials Engineering-ECT (Alternative Additive Supplier, resulted into $310K per year saving, 2006)

• Manager- Product Engineering Department -ECT (External Customer Support, 2006)

• Received The Elias Singer Outstanding Student Paper Award of $1,000, at Thirtieth International Waterborne, High- Solids and Powder Coating Symposium, held at New Orleans, USA

• Received Best paper presentation award at the XXV Gujarat Science Congress-2011 organized by Gujarat Science Academy held at the Gujarat Science City, Ahmedabad, India from Feb.26-27th 2011.

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