Title: R&D Manager
Business: Dow AgroSciences LLC
Hui Shao, is the R&D Manager for Actives to Products R&D at Dow AgroSciences LLC and is responsible for:
- Leading the Product Technology and Expertise Center (PTEC) group to provide crop protection product formulation expertise to our stakeholders and customers
- Serving as Global Supply R&D Business Partner for Insect Management Global Business Unit and managing global formulation R&D projects – insecticide portfolio from concept generation to product launch.
- Leading the formulation and delivery technology development for new crop protection products
Hui joined the Formulation Science group – Core R&D at Dow as a member of Research Assignment Program (RAP) in 2010. After the RAP rotation assignments, in 2012, he joined in Actives to Products R&D at Dow AgroSciences as formulation research scientist where he developed technology and novel crop protection products across pipeline molecules and business portfolios, such as for EnlistTM herbicides with Drift-Reduction Technology, ArylexTM herbicides, Cobalt AdvancedTM insecticide. He filed 13 patent applications during this time and was named the leader of PTEC group in early 2015.
Hui earned his Bachelor and Master degrees in Textile Chemical Engineering from Donghua University in Shanghai, China and his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from The Ohio State University, USA.