Nima Yazdanpanah is a consultant on advanced manufacturing and modeling and simulation in Bio/pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries. His area of expertise covers mathematical modeling, process simulation, particulate matters, process design, and advanced manufacturing.
Prior to starting his consultancy firm (Procegence), Nima was a research scientist with US Food and Drug Administration. He was appointed as a member of an expert team for advancement of emerging technologies to modernize pharmaceutical manufacturing. Nima leads the Next-Gen Manufacturing initiative of AIChE and a board member of Advanced Manufacturing Society.
Nima was a postdoctoral research associate at MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering, and Novartis-MIT Center for Continuous Manufacturing. He received his PhD from The University of Sydney, Australia. He has worked for six years in industry for R&D and process design sections. He has a diverse background in industry, academia, and government.
Nima has received multiple national and international awards. He has published numerous journal papers and book chapters, holds two patent applications, is the editor of the Handbook of Continuous Crystallization, and is Wiley’s Advanced Manufacturing book series editor. He serves on several review panels and advisory committees.