Sabiruddin Mirza, PhD (Pharm.)Senior Research Fellow at School of Engineering & Applied Sciences Harvard University
Sabiruddin Mirza is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland. After several years in full-time industry, he escaped to academia and earned his Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical technology from the University of Helsinki in 2007. His dissertation research has been awarded the 2008 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientist’s Outstanding Graduate Research Award in Pharmaceutical Technologies. Dr. Mirza’s current research is focused on engineering of advanced nanosystems for drug delivery applications. In addition, his areas of expertise include pharmaceutical crystallization, cocrystallization and nanocrystallization, droplet-based microfluidics, and nanomedicine, preformulation, formulation and drug delivery. Overall, his research has attracted around $550 000 in sustained funding from the Academy of Finland, private foundations, and industries. He is the author/coauthor of over 70 peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings.