NJAIChE Meeting May 14, 2014

Data Visualization

May Meeting
May 14, 2014

Data Visualization in Pharmaceutical Research and Development

The continued evolution of the regulatory landscape in the pharmaceutical industry has recast the role of chemical engineering in the development of processes for the large-scale manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. The expectations from the global health authorities have increased regarding proven demonstration of adequate process performance, process robustness, and quality control across development and manufacturing scales. These expectations require a high level of process understanding and have substantially increased the demands of experimental data collection and  data analysis. To address these requirements the utilization established and emerging automation, data aggregation, data visualization and modeling have been leveraged as powerful tools to gain process understanding. This presentation will describe the implementation of Data Exploration Analysis to results obtained with automated parallel experimentation for batch reaction characterization.

About the Speaker:

Jose E. Tabora is a Research Fellow in the Engineering Development Department  at Bristol Myers Squibb where he has worked in process development since 2007. Prior to BMS Jose worked in the research and development organizations of Eli Lilly and Merck. Jose completed his Ph.D. at The University of Virginia. His research interests lie in the area of statistics and modeling. In recent years, he has focused on better techniques for establishing and evaluating the design space of pharmaceutical processes.  Jose is also an adjunct assistant professor at Manhattan College where he has been teaching courses in reaction kinetics and reaction design since 2010.

Meeting Logistics


     Wednesday May 14, 2014 


     Registration and Networking 6:00 PM

     Dinner 6:30 PM

     Program 7:30 PM



Snuffy’s Restaurant Mountain and Park Avenues, Scotch Plains www.pantagis.com
(250 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, phone 908-322-7726)


Members and Guests …………………..………..$25

Unemployed/Retired Section members………. $15

Students………………………………………….…No Charge



Some meetings of AIChE local sections have been sponsored. If you would like to sponsor this meeting or a future meeting please let us know. Many levels of sponsorship are available.


Future Meetings:

Have you heard someone speak that would be of interest to our group? Would you like to speak? We’re interested in both technical and general interest presentations. Let us know.


Professional Development Hours:

PDH credits will be awarded when applicable

New Jersey Section Information:


     Call Andy Soos at (908) 604-2670 or e-mail at rsvp@njaiche.org by Friday 5/9/14.


Executive Committee Meeting:

The Executive Committee meeting will be held on May 6 at Paisano’s Pizza www.paisanoswatchung.comat 6:30 pm

(1511 U.S. 22, Watchung, NJ 07069 at the Watchung Square Mall).

All members are welcome.

You may also be interested in: 

Association of Consulting Chemists & Chemical Engineers, Inc.
Scientific, Engineering, Business and Management Consultants

P.O. Box 902                                                               Murray Hill, NJ  07974-0902
Telephone: 1-908-464-3182                                       Fax: 1-908-464-3182
www.chemconsult.org                                                 accce@chemconsult.org


Date/Venue:        Tuesday May 13 , 2014  
GRAND SUMMIT HOTEL- Hat Tavern Restaurant
Springfield Ave. near Morris Ave in downtown Summit.

Time:4:00 pm. Council Meeting
                                   6:00 pm Dinner and speaker
Presentation Topic:              “SUSTAINABILITY”

Speaker:   Dr. Phillip N. Eisner
                              Dr. Eisner has a BS from MIT and a PhD from NYU, both in Physics.  He has had an extensive industrial and academic career.                


Dr. Eisner casts the issue as a battle of Nature versus Technology, caused by our exploding population, exacerbated by primal human drives.  He will examine industrial pollution, waste disposal, agricultural problems, water use and the destruction of wilderness.  Ultimate sustainability of civilization requires the mobilization of political, economic and technological resources of many future generations.

Fixed price dinner with choices at $35
New location—please try and reserve your attendance

Please contact Dr. John Bonacci at ACC&CE: email:above
phone or fax: 908-464-3182 or regular mail: P.O. Box 902, Murray Hill, NJ  07974-0902. Also John’s cell no. is 908-230-8488

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