Prof Benjamin Glasser


Benjamin Glasser


United States


  • Academia

Job Function

  • Education


Benjamin J. Glasser is a Professor in the department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University,  and his research focuses on particle technology applied to pharmaceutical, catalyst and chemical processes. Prof. Glasser is director of the Catalyst Manufacturing Center at Rutgers, which is an industrially supported research center that focuses on process design, optimization and scale-up for the production of catalysts. Prof. Glasser also directs the Pharmaceutical Engineering Program at Rutgers, which trains graduate students from engineering, pharmacy, and the life and physical sciences in pharmaceutical product development and manufacturing. Under the leadership of Prof. Glasser, the program developed a new curriculum for a professional Masters of Engineering in Pharmaceutical Engineering and Science. He earned his BS and MS at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and PhD at Princeton University, all in chemical engineering. He has had a variety of leadership positions in AIChE’s Particle Technology Forum (PTF).


Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Chemical Engineering
To 1996

University of Witwatersrand-Johannesburg
WITS, South Africa
To 1991

University of Witwatersrand-Johannesburg
WITS, South Africa
To 1990


  • AIChE Fellow
  • Particle Technology Forum

Current Entity Roles

  • Particle Technology Forum (Treasurer) (Executive Committee (Academic) - Secretary )

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