Dr. James Y. Oldshue is President, Oldshue Technologies International, Inc. Rochester, New York.

     Dr. Oldshue is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His technical specialty is Fluid Mixing Technology. He has given seminars and served as Symposia Chairman internationally, including Europe, Australia, Asia, Africa and Latin America. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters on fluid mixing and also "Fluid Mixing Technology". He is an Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, at Beijing Institute of Chemical Technology, Beijing, China. Dr. Oldshue was President of the World Congress of Chemical Engineering taking place in 1996.

     During World War II, he was a Chemical Engineer with the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos where the atomic bomb was designed and assembled

     He teaches several Continuing Education courses through the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and other organizations. He is past Chairman of the North American Mixing Forum (NAMF) and received their 1992 Mixing Achievement Award.

     He served as National President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) in 1979, and has sewed as National Treasurer from 1983 to 1989. His past service includes Director, 1970-1972, and Chairman of the Equipment Test Procedures Committee, International Activities Committee, and the Diamond Jubilee Committee. He is a Fellow of AIChE, and received the Founders Award in 1982. He received the Service to Society Award in 1989 and the Service to the Institute award in 1999. He is Past Chairman of the Rochester Section, AIChE. He was selected the 1980 Rochester Engineer of the Year by the Rochester Engineering Society (RES). He served as Chairman for the American Association of Engineering Societies in 1985. He also sewed on the Executive Committee for AAES and was active in many of their national and international activities. He received the Kenneth A. Rowe Award from the American Association of Engineering Societies in 1986. Jim was a member of the Executive Committee on the Transfer of Appropriate Technology for the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO). He has attended the last six congresses.

     Dr. Oldshue received the Victor Marquez Award from the Inter-American Confederation of Chemical Engineering Societies (IACCE) in 1983. In 1995, Jim was elected President of IACCE.

     He holds BS, MS, and PhD. degrees in Chemical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology. He received the Professional Achievement Award from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1982.

     Jim is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the American Chemical Society, the Society of Sigma Xi and Tau Beta Pi. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of New York. He is listed in Who's Who in Engineering (AAES), Who's Who in Engineering and Science (Marquis), Who's Who in America (Marquis), Who's Who in The World (Marquis).

     Jim has held positions of responsibility in the Research and Development and Technological Advancement areas at LIGHTNIN for 42 years. He was in charge of Development Engineering from 1950 to 1959, Director of Research from 1960 to 1963, Technical Director from 1963 to 1970 and was Vice President, Mixing Technology from 1970 to 1992.

     He also donated his time and skills to many civic and community groups. He was the Budget Chairman for the International Committee of the National Board of YMCA's and has visited many YMCA's worldwide. Dr. Oldshue served on the Committee of Management for the Rochester YMCA and received the Distinguished Service Award for the Northeast Region of the National Council of YMCA's in 1979.

     In the Rochester community, Jim is a member of the Trinity Reformed Church, was an Elder and was also a member of the General Program Council of the National Denomination. He also serves as the Reformed Church Representative to the Rochester Council of Denomination Executives.

     D r. Oldshue is a member of the Travellers Century Club, having visited 120 countries.

     He is a member of Rochester Rotary and was Chairman of the International Service Committee. In this connection, he was a member of the Board of directors of the International Organizations of Rochester. He is President of the United Nations Association of Rochester.


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