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Prof. Dr. Hans Leuenberger

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CV of Prof. Dr. Hans Leuenberger

Head Institute for innovation in industrial pharmacy and CEO Ifiip llc, 

Kreuzackerweg 12, CH-4148 Pfeffingen
Tel.: +41 61 753 90 68
Fax: +41 61 753 90 69
Cell: +41 76 381 68 93
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Homepage: www.ifiip.ch
Mailing address:Ifiip GmbH, Kreuzackerweg 12, CH-4148 Pfeffingen, Switzerland

Office at the University of Basel:
Professor emeritus
Prof. Dr. Hans Leuenberger
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
WRO 1060
Mattenstrasse 28
CH-4058 Basel
Tel.: +41 61 695 31 37
Cell: +41 76 381 68 93

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Center for innovation in computer-aided pharmaceutics, CINCAP llc c/o Ifiip llc, Kreuzackerweg 12, CH-4148 Pfeffingen, Switzerland
E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Homepage: www.cincap.ch
Member of the Board of Directors of AMIFICAS Inc., American Institute for innovative computer aided solutions, Oviedo, FL 32765, USA, Homepage: www.amificas.com

Education

1962  

Matura Type B (latin, english, maths) Realgymnasium Basel.

1971

PhD-Thesis in Nuclear Physics (University of Basel).

1967

Diploma in Experimental Physics (University of Basel).

Industrial Career

11.1.2007 

Foundation of the Center for innovation in computer aided pharmaceutics, CINCAP llc, registered c/o Ifiip llc together with Dr. Maxim Puchkov; see www.cincap.ch

1.11.2006

Prof. Dr. Hans Leuenberger,
Foundation of the Institute for innovation in industrial pharmacy, Ifiip llc, registered in CH-4148, Pfeffingen, Switzerland; see www.ifiip.ch

1973 - 1982  

Research Group Leader, Pharmaceutical R+D, Sandoz Ltd., Basel.

1971 - 1973 

Head of R+D Laboratory (Preformulation work) Analytical R+D Department, Sandoz Ltd., Basel.

Sabbaticals and Experiences Abroad

1980  

Head Pharma R+D, Sandoz España, Barcelona ad interim (Spain).

1979

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Prof. Dr. W. I. Higuchi, Prof. Dr. N. F. Ho, Dr. E. W. Hiestand), U.S.A.

1973

University of Hamburg (Prof. Dr. H. Sucker) Germany.

Career in Academia

Since 2008

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) honoris causa of the Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (MUCTR) , Moscow.

Since 2007

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) honoris causa in pharmaceutics by Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Since 1.11.2006  

Prof. Leuenberger is coaching 20 PhD students at the University of Basel, who have not yet completed their PhD studies, holding a lectureship at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Basel, with the topic "Pharm. Technology" for the postgraduate PhD seminar in Pharm. Technology and for coaching PhD students.

1.11.2006

Hans Leuenberger, Prof. emeritus in Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Basel. Prof. Leuenberger has coached between 1982 and 2006 133 PhD Students, who work today mainly in the pharmaceutical industry.
He also co-coached PhD students from other Universities such as University of Seville; Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia; Mahidol University, Bangkok etc.

16.7.2006

Foundation of Ifiip llc,
Institute for innovation in industrial pharmacy, 
P.O. Box, CH-4011 Basel, 
Tel. +41 61 753 9068  Fax +41 61 753 9069, www.ifiip.ch
Cell +41 76 381 68 93
Prof. Dr. Hans Leuenberger, 
Head Institute for innovation in industrial pharmacy and CEO Ifiip llc, registered in CH-4148, Pfeffingen, Switzerland.

1982 - 2006

Head Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology.

1995 - 2004

Head Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

1994 - 1995

Dean of the Faculty of Natural Science at the University of Basel, Founder of the Faculty Committee of Department Heads.

1988 - 1993

Member of the Export Group 12 (Pharmaceutical Technology) of the European Pharmaceutical Commission, Strasbourg, France.

Since 1982

Elected as Full-Time Ordinary Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Head of the Institute of Pharmacy at the University of Basel, Totengässlein 3, CH-4051 Basel (Historical Site close to the Museum, location till 2000).

1982 - 2000

Planning of a new building for the Institute of Pharmacy (Pharmacenter of the University of Basel, Klingelbergstr. 50).

Since 1982/83

Referee for different journals and member of editorial boards such as J. Pharm. Sci. e.g. in 1990/92.

1980 - 1982

Part Time Lecturer at the University of Basel as Private Docent (PD) in Pharmaceutical Technology.

Publications:

more than 240.

Patents:

more than ten.

Services

2006

Member of the Sci. Advisory Board for the Engin. Research Center for Structured Organic Composites (ERC-SOC). supported by US National Science Foundation, Arlington, USA.
Center member: Rutgers, State University of New Jersey; New Jersey Institute of Technology;  Purdue University;  University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez.

2001

Member of Board of Directors of CAETS (International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences).

2001 - 2011

President of the Swiss Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences www.sgphw.ch.

1999 - 2001  

Member of the Scientific Council of CASS (Conseil des Académies Scientifiques Suisses).

1993 - 2001

Vice President of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Science.    

1993 - 1999

Member of the Board of CASS (Conseil des Académies Scientifiques Suisses) as Vice President of SATW.

1993 - 1997 Member of peer review committees ETHZ (1993), University of Groningen and Utrecht (1997).

1992 - 1996

President of the Scientific Council [SC] of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Science [SATW] and founder of SATW Lateral Think Tank

1987

Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW).

Awards

Since 2008  

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) honoris causa of the Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (MUCTR), Moscow.

2007

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) honoris causa in pharmaceutics by Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Since 2007

Honorary Member of the Society of Pharmacists of the Canton of Basel-City (BAV, Baselstädtischer Apothekerverband).

Since 2007

Honorary President of the Cátedra Iberoamericana-Suiza de Desarrollo de Medicamentos, CISDEM, University of Seville, Spain.

2006

At the 50 years celebration ceremony of SPTJ on November 8, 2006 the SPTJ presented him the "50th Anniversary Award of the Society of Powder Technology of Japan" (SPTJ) for his distinguished achievements and outstanding contributions to promote the international cooperation in powder technology.

2006

In recognition of his achievements in Pharmaceutical Technology the "European Pharmacopoeia – Council of Europe Medal".

Since 2005

Honorary Director of the Russian Swiss Science and Education Center for Pharmaceutical and Biological Technologies at the Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia [MUCTR, Moscow, www.muctr.ru].

2005

The International Symposium on Agglomeration (Bangkok, Thailand, March 16-18) Certificate of Agglomeration Award in Recognition of the Outstanding Contribution to the Development Of Agglomeration Sciences.

2004

Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service issued by the International Council of Academics of Engineering and Technological Sciences Inc., Washington DC (www.caets.org).

Since 2001

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Grand École des Mines, Albi, France (www.enstimac.fr).

2001

Award of Particulate Preparations and Design of the Society of Powder Technology of Japan, Kyoto, Japan.

Since 2001

Honorary member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences [SATW].

2000

IPS Medal 2000 [Industrial Pharmacy Section] of FIP [Féderation International Pharmaceutique].

Since 1998

Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Spain.

Since 1998

Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Engineering Sciences.

1997

Jörg Bider Medal of the Swiss Society of Pharmacists [SAV].

1994

Innovation Award for New Process Technologies of the Governments Basel-City and Basel-Country.

Since 1994

Honorary Member of the Swiss Society of Industrial Pharmacists [GSIA].

1993

AAPS Research Award in Pharmaceutical Technologies.

1993

As Member of Expert Group 12 between 1988-93: the "European Pharmacopoeia – Council of Europe Medal".

Since 1990

Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists [AAPS].

1989

University of Helsinki Medal.

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