Zydney image 2Prof. Andrew Zydney
The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Membrane Technology for the Production of Biopharmaceuticals


Track:  Health Symposium
Presentation:  Friday, September 24, 8:00 am

Dr. Andrew L. Zydney is the Bayard D. Kunkle Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. He also serves as Director of the Penn State Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology and the Penn State site in the Membrane Science, Engineering, and Technology (MAST) Center. Professor Zydney's research is focused on the application of membranes in bioprocessing, including the purification of monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, and gene therapy agents. Dr. Zydney served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Membrane Science from 2010-2019 and he is Past President of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS).

He is the most recent recipient of the Alan S. Michaels Award for Innovation in Membrane Science and Technology as well as the American Chemical Society (ACS) Award in Separations Science and Technology. He has previously received the Gerhold Award for Excellence in Separation Science and the Excellence in Biological Engineering Publications award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) among other recognitions. Professor Zydney has also received multiple teaching awards, including the Warren K. Lewis Award from AIChE, the Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Delaware, and the Distinguished Teacher Award from the American Society for Engineering Education.