Dr. Dinesh O. Shah as a Philanthropist founded his own Foundation, with a vision to significantly contribute to achieving quality universal education that facilitates a just, equitable, humane and sustainable society.

Dr. Dinesh O. Shah established Shah-Schulaman Center for Surface Science and Nanotechnology at DDU, Nadiad as a volunteer professor since 2008.This Center is uniquely created by the joint support of Government,Industry and University.

He established Shah Annual Lecture at University of Florida by a prominent researcher to present a frontier of Surface Science lecture.He also stated a Gujarati Culture Program at University of Florida to educate the future generations about the contributions of Gujarat to India and to global community with an endowment og $100,000.