Chung Hsu - Distinguished Engineer, Pharmaceutical Processing & Technology Development

Chung Hsu

Distinguished Engineer, Pharmaceutical Processing & Technology Development

Staff Scientist
"An Engineer with an artistic mind"
34
Years at Genentech
56
Publications
2
Awards & Honors

Joined Process Engineering in 1983 as a Senior Process Engineer. For three years, was responsible for designing and starting up the key operations in cell culture harvesting, virus inactivation, and protein purification for the production of two medicines – processes for which commercial equipment was not readily available at the time.

Promoted to Principal Engineer in the Pharmaceutical R&D Department in 1987, have since led an elite team of research engineers in developing processes for making protein and antibody products into final drug dosage forms (liquid, lyo, microencapsulated, liposome, topical gel, inhalation powders), and in resolving the physical, biochemical, and mechanical issues encountered in manufacturing the drug products.

Promoted to Distinguished Engineer in 2001.

Featured Publication

Application of Frequency Modulated Spectroscopy in Vacuum Seal Integrity Testing of Lyophilized Biological Products.

PDA J. Pharm Sci. Tech. 58:106-115 (2004).

Lin TP, Hsu CC, Kabakoff BD, Patapoff TW.