Function: Research & Development
Business: Dow Oil, Gas & Mining
Location: USA-Freeport, Texas
Project Team: St. Mary's University
Harpreet Singh, is the R&D Manager in Oil Gas & Mining and is responsible for delivering new technologies for Canadian Oil Sands market with focus on developing chemicals for improving bitumen production via. insitu and mining processes.
Harpreet joined Dow as part of Polyurethane Product R&D in Freeport. Since joining Dow, he has led new backbones platform in Polyurethane business, where he created novel backbones for high-performance applications in elastomer, adhesive and coating applications.
Before joining Dow, Harpreet worked at Sabic for three years, where he developed advanced process technologies to manufacture new intermediates for resins and new polymers, and managed projects to scale-up new technology from laboratory scale through pilot scale and commercial implementation. He also worked at ThyssenKrupp Uhde for two years, where he developed basic and detailed engineering packages for chlor-alkali and petrochemical industries.
Harpreet received both his M.S and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His work at MIT was featured on the cover of Advanced Functional Materials journal. He holds a Bachelors degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in India. Harpreet holds three US patents and has eight filed patent applications. He has 5 publications in peer reviewed journals.