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Dominic Ormerod, Ph.D
Project Manager, Process Intensification at VITO


Dr Dominic Ormerod is project manager process intensification within Vito’s separation and conversion technology unit. After obtaining a Ph.D. in organic chemistry (1998, Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium) he moved to Janssen Pharmaceutica, Beerse, Belgium in the department of Chemical Process Development where he worked for 14 years and built up extensive knowledge of all aspects concerning the development of synthetic routes to complex molecules that are applicable to large scale synthesis.

In his present he role leads various different types of research projects ranging from internal strategic basic research through to supervision of Ph.D. students to bilateral contract research with industrial partners from all sectors of the chemical industry.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Role of Membranes in (Pep)tide Synthesis: An Alternative Method of Addressing the Sustainability Challenges in Synthesis and Purification