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HPLC, GC, FT-IR, UV/VIS, Malvern, wet Chemistry, KF

North Brunswick Township, New Jersey, United States
April 02, 2018

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Hemant Patel

Edison, NJ ***** 732-***-****


Utilizing Extensive Experience as R & D and Process Bench Chemist, to

Identify, Solve Problems and Produce results for the employer

Have acquired transferable skill-sets from Polymer Chemistry to Pharmaceutical. Versatile, ethical, and results-oriented chemical R&D professional, utilizing expertise in areas, organic synthesis, development of polymer based products, and analytical approach to contribute to growth and increased profitability. Authored three scientific publications. Identify and solve problems through cultivating teams, built on loyalty and trust.

Core Competencies:

HPLC- Hands on proficiency with Empower 3.0 data acquisition system

GC, KF-Apparatus, IR, FT-IR, Polarimetry, Malvern, MFI with Operation, Interpretation & troubleshooting

Wet Chemistry Technology & meeting Presentation Project Management Non-Profit & Community Leadership

Professional Experience

MicroChem Laboratories, Division of Pharmax Group Inc., Branchburg, NJ

Senior Chemist May 2017 - Present

Good knowledge of 21 CFR 210 & 211 cGMP.

Performed Compendial Drug substance & product impurity characterization and identification.

Performed testing of raw materials, in-process material and finished pharmaceutical products.

Participated in Analytical Method Validation activities such as protocol & report writing.

Performed various experiments for analytical method qualification, validation and characterization of oral Solid dosage products using core technologies such as HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV/VIS and Dissolution.

Involved in analytical method transfer at the receiving end in quality control lab.

UNIVATION (DOW & Exxon JV), Bound Brook, NJ May 2004 – April 2017

Senior R&D Technologist

Research in polymer chemistry and utilized extensive experience in high pressure reactor, product and development, and pilot plant support. Collaborated in selling numerous HDPE and LLDPE to businesses worldwide.

Performed next generation Metallocene catalyst optimization for PE technology, resulting in 80% productivity increase, receiving 1 patent, and producing best CRI report.

Optimized Silica as a catalyst carrier by structure and physical properties to afford the highest productivity with properties.

Developed and established inline Density measurement method for UNIPOL reactor feed, resulting in zero-time lag.

Identified and optimized the additive for UNIPOL fouling problem, increasing productivity by 10 %.

DOW, Bound Brook, NJ March 1990 – May 2004

Product Steward & Senior R&D Technologist

Involved in development of polymeric coating, for adhesives, inks, wood, metal, marine and packaging with thermoplast and thermoset applications.

Provided plant support, customer support, and support to toll conversion activities.

Performed characterization, using GC, HPLC, GPC, SEC, FTIR, MFI and NMR with structure-properties relationship, developing innovative magnetic media product introduction in coating industries for Panasonics, SONY, and Maxwell.


BS, Chemistry; MS, Organic Chemistry;

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