Dr. Jayraj Shethji is a Senior Research Scientist having multidisciplinary background encompassing Chemical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, and Material Science. Prior to joining TeraPore, Dr. Shethji served in the core R&D team at Hydration Technology Innovations developing and commercializing emerging energy efficient membrane-based engineered osmosis technology for water and power production. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from The University of Alabama. His doctoral research was focused on developing block copolymer functionalized membranes for biologics purification in downstream biotech industry.
Prior to enrolling in graduate school, Mr. Shethji worked as a Process Engineer with the Process Design department at Reliance Industries Limited, India (2005-2008). During his stint with Reliance, he was deputed at Bechtel Corporation, London. While there, he was involved in front-end engineering design, systems engineering, and commissioning of refinery units of grass-root Jamnagar Export Refinery Project.
He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Nirma Institute of Technology, Gujarat University in India.