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Dr. Ahmad Albadarin


Dr Ahmad B. Albadarin is a Principal Investigator & Project Leader at the University of Limerick (Bernal Institute and Chemical Sciences Department). Dr Albadarin has more than 7 years' experience in working with industrial partners. He received a B.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Queen's University Belfast in 2012 and has excellent management and leadership skills. He is currently completing his Master Business Administration (MBA) degree at Kemmy Business School.
He has been active in the area of granulation, formulation and coating of pharmaceuticals; collaboration on research projects with numerous international manufacturing companies: cleaning methods development (Novartis); product quality and control/PAT implementation (Astellas and Johnson and Johnson); energy/environmental efficiency via new adsorption processes (Bombardier Aerospace); new product developments (SABIC via controlled release product).
He is the co-founder and the CEO of the spin-out company, Innovative Particle Processing (iP2).
He has published more than 90 scientific papers since 2011, 30 of which were in the last 24 months.
His current h index based on the citation by scientific articles/reports and thesis is 24 and my work has more than 2600 citations. Source: Google Scholar:
Scopus: citations 2200 and h Index: 23:

Research Interests

  • Particle Powder Technology: Granulation and coating of pharmaceuticals and organic fertilizers.
  • Molecular Modelling of Drug and Excipient Interactions: Development of new materials and technologies for the generation and stabilisation of the active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  • Modelling, Optimization, and Control of Batch & Continuous Processes: Thermodynamic and kinetic properties of multiphase systems and pharmaceutical recovery