BIPIN N. DOSHI

President
Schafer Gear Works, Inc.
South Bend, Indiana

BS Chemistry-Physics 1959, University of Bombay
BS ChE 1962, MSM
MS ChE 1963, MSM
Professional Degree ChE 2001, UMR

Upon completion of his master's degree, Bipin went to work for U.S. Rubber Company, which later became Uniroyal, with the Naugatuck Chemical Division in Connecticut. He joined the company in 1963 as a Project Manager and worked his way up through the ranks to Vice-President and General Manager of Uniroyal Graphic Arts Division in Mishawaka, Indiana. In 1988, he left Uniroyal and purchased Schafer Gear Works, Inc. in South Bend, Indiana and is now President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board. Schafer Gear Works has two additional divisions located in Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Rockford, Illinois. While enrolled in MSM, Bipin was active with the India Association, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and also worked as a Student Assistant in Chemistry. He was Chairman of the Board of American Gear Manufacturers Association for the 1999-2000 term. Bipin is also actively involved with the Board of the Chamber of Commerce and the Board of the Business Development Corporation of St. Joseph County of Indiana. He is chairman of the Memorial Hospital Board in South Bend and also served on the Technical Advisory Program (TAP) Board at Purdue University. Bipin and his wife Linda, whom he met on the MSM campus, now reside in Mishawaka, Indiana. Bipin and Linda were inducted into OGS in 1998 and Linda also serves on the OGS Board.. Bipin was inducted into the Academy in 1998.