Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Investigation of Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing for Film Pharmaceuticals"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2014 - DURI
Research area(s):
Microsystems, drug delivery, solubility, technology
Project Description:
The student will be helping in the development and production of films using roll-to-roll approach. This is a new strategy for manufacturing delivery systems for pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals.
Expected Student Contributions:
The technology has not been used before for drug delivery of pharmaceuticals. A committed student will be working with our group of pioneers in a completely new field. All data collected will be helpful and valuable for the direction of the project.
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Desired Qualifications:
GPA > 3.3 Dedicated, committed and enthusiastic student. Courses in chemistry, thermodynamics, physics.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Pinal, Rodolfo
industrial and physical pharmacy

Student Supervisor

Andrew Otte
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Cooperating Faculty

Ali Shakouri
Birck Nanotechnology