Atul Dubey PhD

Director, Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing, USP Reference Standards Labs

Atul Dubey is the Director of Pharmaceutical Continuous Manufacturing (PCM) at the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). Headquartered in Rockville, MD, USA, USP is committed to global public health and quality of medicines for 200 years. At USP, his group is focused on supporting the ongoing adoption of CM through education programs, public standards and collaborative work for standardization and harmonization. Atul is involved in the development of training curriculum for industry personnel to bring about technological awareness about CM. He is also a part of the expert working group (EWG) for drafting the ICH Q13 guideline for CM. He collaborates with various stakeholders to carry out scientific research in various aspects of CM. After earning his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering, he carried out research in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes using modeling and simulation to understand and optimize unit operations such as continuous mixing, granulation and pan coating. He has authored several journal articles and book chapters in the domain. After his stint at the C-SOPS (Rutgers University) he moved to India where he worked as a consultant to pharmaceutical companies, as well as a Sr. Scientist in the Aditya Birla Group in India. With a strong motivation to facilitate the access to quality medicines worldwide, he is interested in applied R&D towards development of new standards, training and guidelines for CM.