Prakash Shahi, M.S.E.E.
HFHCP Community Outreach
Saint Louis, MO
Mr. Shahi is an Director of Engineering at Nidec Motor Corporation. His work is focused on developing high efficiency, variable speed motors for the residential as well as commercial markets. Before the acquisition by Nidec, he worked at Emerson Motor Company as chief engineer. He received Prolific Inventor Awards from Emerson Motor Company in 2009 & Nidec Motor Corporation in 2016.
He has over 20 U.S. patents granted. Mr. Shahi is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) having served as the Chair of the St. Louis Section in 2015.
He is also the advisor to the St. Louis based Nepali Diaspora organization, Greater St. Louis Nepali Chautari (GSTLNC).
Mr. Shahi completed his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Washington University in St. Louis. He is originally from the remote Dolpa district of Nepal. He currently lives in St. Louis with his wife Chasity and two children Priya and Cruz.