Chemical Engineers in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Diwan, M., AbbVie
Mattern, K. A., Merck & Co. Inc.
Springer, K., AbbVie

Workshop panelists, Jennifer Lott (BMS), Kirsten Springer (Abbvie) and Keith Mattern (Merck), will discuss various roles and responsibilities of chemical engineers in the pharmaceutical industry by presenting their work experiences to the audience. These discussions will showcase the interesting technical challenges encountered by chemical engineers in our field and highlight the roles chemical engineers play in pharmaceutical research, development, and manufacturing. A question and answer segment will follow the panelists' presentations to provide the audience with further information. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a thousand pictures and a live demonstration is worth a thousand videos. This session will illustrate some of the awe-inspiring and unique features in the field of particle technology through hands-on demonstrations on hopper design, segregation, etc.