Shale Gas Wastewater Tech Inventor Chosen ‘Inventor of the Year’

Dr. Shyam V. Dighe

The Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA), a group of more than 180 intellectual property lawyers in Western PA, bestowed their Inventor of the Year award to Dr. Shyam V. Dighe, founder and president of AquaSource Technologies Corporation, earlier this week. It is the 34th year in a row PIPLA has made such an award. This year’s winner, Dr. Dighe, is notable because the award is for an invention that cleans up fracking wastewater. The patented process, which cleans up 100% of the nastiest wastewater, reduces or eliminates the need for injection wells. Dr. Dighe was honored at a dinner ceremony earlier this week…

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