Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, and Associate Department Head, Department of Pharmaceutics
University of Minnesota
 

Preformulation – polymorph, salt, & cocrystal screening; solubilization; solid-state stability; discovery support.

Formulation development – powder compaction & flow properties; granulation (dry and wet); milling; encapsulation; film coating; scale up.

Materials science and engineering – nanoindentation, naoncoating, nanoparticle preparation, mechanical properties of organic glass and crystals, crystal and particle engineering

Specialties:

  1. Applying materials science principles to solids formulation development and particle design
  2. Characterizing and control powder flow and compaction properties
  3. Solid-state characterization and form screening (polymorphs, solvates, salts, cocrystals)
  4. Crystallization and crystal engineering