Dr. Shawn (Xiaotian) Yin received his Ph. D. in Solid-State Chemistry from University of Waterloo, Canada. He then completed his Post Doctoral fellowship at Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Cornell University. Currently, Dr. Yin is a scientific director at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. His research interests include pharmaceutical polymorphic form studies, API form in drug product, physical characterizations of pharmaceutical substances, powder X-ray diffraction applications in pharmaceutical sciences, amorphous and nanomaterials for drug delivery.
Dr. Yin has (co)-authored over 30 scientific publications and 10 patents. He serves as a scientific organization committee member for the Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium. He was awarded the title Fellow by International Centre for Diffraction Data. Dr. Yin is also a frequent invited lecturer at international and domestic scientific conferences and workshops.