Ishan Rao

Chemical and Biological Engineering Affiliate Faculty

Rao, IshaoIshan Rao works with the Shell Exploration and Production Company. He is currently the Flow Assurance Engineer for all of Shell’s Gulf of Mexico assets, providing primary support to greenfield/brownfield projects, SPAIR, technology development and interventions, and mitigating short term threats. He started with Shell in 2013 and transitioned to his current role in 2019. He has been leading subsea methanol usage reduction, chilly choke analytics and asphaltene management strategy. Ishan was born in India, Ishan got his bachelors from Institute of Chemical technology (Mumbai) and then his PhD from Colorado School of Mines (multiphase flow/hydrates), both in Chemical Engineering.