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chemical engineer

Gregory Thomas Frank, American chemical engineer. Achievements include invention of integrated membrane-based fermentator-extractor; development of physiological pharmacokinetic model for uptake of chemicals through the human lung; discovery of relationship of crystallation to solid state stability of certain pharmaceutical active ingredients.

Background

Frank, Gregory Thomas was born on January 20, 1958 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1986. MChemE, University Delaware, 1982.

Career

Research associate Merck & Company, Rahway, 1986-1990. Process engineering manager Syntex, Boulder, Colorado, 1992-1994. Director engineering JBL Science, San Luis Obispo, California, since 1994.

Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of integrated membrane-based fermentator-extractor. Development of physiological pharmacokinetic model for uptake of chemicals through the human lung. Discovery of relationship of crystallation to solid state stability of certain pharmaceutical active ingredients.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Chairman Chamber Emerging Technologies Committee, San Luis Obispo, 1998. Advisor Certified Unified Program Agency for Regulatory Compliance, San Luis Obispo, since 1997. Advisor Cal Poly Research Park, San Luis Obispo, since 1998.

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers (chair innovations in pharmaceutical manufacturing 1994-1998, chair issues in pharmaceutical processing 1998), American Chemical Society, International Society Pharmaceutical Engineering.