Jian Wang, Ph.D.
Founder and Director, Crystallization R&D Group

Dr. Jian Wang is an expert in API crystallization, with comprehensive knowledge of the sciences and technology required to meet client’s needs. She has over 30 years of R&D experience, mainly in API crystallization and reaction engineering, and has been providing R&D services since 2005 to clients around the globe.

Dr. Wang received her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering in 1994, from the University of Pittsburg with Prof. Donna Blackmond and Prof. Irving Winder. During her 11-year tenure at Merck, Jian became an expert in API process R&D, and a champion in implementing science-based and technology-enabled approaches. She promoted directly the applications of PAT tools in process R&D serving as a consultant at Mettler Toledo AutoChem during 2005-2010. In 2011-2013, Jian took the responsibility as VP of Crystallization Development at Crystal Pharmatech, where she served a diverse client base in API crystallization projects. She started up a state-of-the-art crystallization lab and team at J-STAR Research as a director, in the beginning of 2014, complementing J-Star’s existing and strong API Process Research. Dr. Wang has published 6 patents (5 related to API crystallization) and 20 peer-reviewed articles.