Dr. Dinesh O. Shah believes Social work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and subjective well-being of individuals, families, couples, groups, and communities through research, policy, community organizing, direct practice, crisis intervention.

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.