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Purdue Process Safety and Assurance Center (P2SAC)

Process Safety and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - WALC B058

  • 7:30-8:00  Coffee, tea & pastries 

  • 8:00-8:15 Ray Mentzer, Visiting Professor of ChE and Executive Director of P2SAC: Welcome & agenda
  • 8:15-8:45 Paul McKenzie, Executive Vice President, Biogen: Process Safety at Biogen & the Pharmaceutical Industry 

  • 8:45-9:15 Suresh Garimella, Executive Vice President Research, Purdue: Discovery Park and Multi-Disciplinary Research at Purdue

  • 9:15-9:45 Jeff Sperry, Pfizer: 2M Borane-THF Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion (BLEVE)
  • 9:45-10:15 Zoltan Nagy, Professor of ChE, Purdue: Upstream Challenges of Continuous Processing of Particulates 
  • 10:15-10:30 Break: Coffee & tea 

  • 10:30-11:00 Rex Reklaitis, Professor of ChE, Purdue: Downstream Challenges of Continuous Processing of Particulates 
  • 11:00-11:30 Ravi Shankar, Endress+Hauser: Pharma Process Safety - Instrumentation Assets: Health & Performance Monitoring
  • 11:30-12:00 Ayman Allian, Amgen: Pharmaceutical Companies Working Together to Make Their Facilities and the World a Safer Place
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch at Purdue Memorial Union
  • 1:00-1:25 Ray Mentzer, Visiting Professor of ChE and Executive Director of P2SAC: Pharma Related P2SAC Research
  • 1:25-1:50 Carl Laird, Professor of ChE Purdue: Efficient Computational Methods for Safe Operation & Design of Detector Systems
  • 1:50-2:15 Stan Kolis, Lilly: Use of Ab Initio Calculations for Assessment of Pharmaceutical Process Safety 
  • 2:15-2:40 Carl Wassgren, Professor of ME, Purdue: Powder Handling & Flow Assurance 
  • 2:40-2:55 Break: Coffee & soft drinks
  • 2:55-3:20 Roy Flanagan, GSK: Process Safety Considerations for Outsourcing
  • 3:20-3:40 Sopuru Ezenwa, Purdue, PhD student: Academic & Industrial Lab Safety Project
  • 3:40-4:05 Eric Munson, Professor & Head of Industrial & Physical Pharmacy, Purdue: Formulation Challenges of Continuous Manufacturing of Particulates
  • 4:05-4:30 Li-Jen Ping, Johnson Matthey: Managing Heat Accumulation @ Scale Using a Kinetic Model 
  • 4:30-4:55 Brett Savoie, Assistant Professor ChE, Purdue: Quantum Molecular Modeling to Extend Property Prediction Using Benson Groups and CHETAH
  • 4:55-5:20 Michael Toth, Merck: Partial Inertion as Basis of Safety for Pharmaceutical Operations Involving Highly Ignition Sensitive Powders and Modeling Combustion Properties as a Function of Oxygen Conc
  • 5:20 Ray Mentzer: Closing & follow up
  • 6:30 Dinner at Purdue Memorial Union