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Associate scientist

Overland Park, Kansas, United States
October 22, 2016

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Nitya Jangam Phone: (270) ***-****


•1 Year experience as an Associate Scientist in Catalent Pharmaceuticals and 3 years Research experience in Research Laboratories at Department of Chemical Engineering and Grain science at Kansas State University.

•1 year Internship with Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories

•Well Experienced in Synthesis and Characterization of different Boron Crystals

•Used Sophisticated Equipment’s for Studying Different Properties of Graphene

•Proficiency in Operating and Trouble Shooting Different Equipment’s like Hall Effect Measurement, HPLC, Sputtering Machine, Plug Flow Reactor, React IR, Rota vapor, Spray Dryer, Crystalline, PXRD(Powder X-Ray Diffraction), QMSA,TGA, Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectrometer

•Broad knowledge in SOP’s, EPA standardized method analysis of environmental samples

•Highly organized, self-starter with minimal supervision.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering,

Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas-66502 Aug’ 10-Dec’15




In support of large molecule therapeutics, executed laboratory work plan, assisted stability, release projects.

Performed method validation and transfer activities.

Drafted technical documents such as certificate of analysis, methods, protocols.

Building, Reviewing and approving master data, including but not limited to products, specifications, and methods in LIMS.

Developed and executed stability work plans/schedules independently, using customer milestones and Division/site performance standards and metrics.

Performed activities under cGMP as appropriate

Worked on pharmaceutical tools like JDE, OpenLAB, TrackIT.



Project: To Get a Narrow Particle Size Distribution of an API Using Continues Crystallization

Used Plug flow reactor for continues crystallization flow process of API

•Used React IR instrument and FBRM probe to determine the particle size of API

•Developed a model basis for continuous crystallization to generate a narrow particle size distribution

•Analyzed the resulted data and studied factors that affect the particle size of API

Project: To Get Amorphous Form of Poorly Water Soluble API Using Spray Dryer May’14-Aug’14

•Used Spray dryer to generate amorphous form of API with various experimental conditions

•Used PXRD to check the amorphous and crystalline nature of API

•Used HPLC to check the impurity profile of API

•Developed a model basis for spray drying to determine the parameters that affect the amorphous nature



Dr. Praveen Vadlani Research Laboratory Jan’15- Dec’15

Efficient in Biomass Pretreatment, Enzymatic Hydrolysis of pretreated Biomass

Evaluated various green solvents for biomass deconstruction

Optimized acid and alkali pretreatments of green solvent-based biomass for advanced biofuels fermentation

Evaluated quality of sugars in hydrolysates for the production of 2, 3 butanediol

Analysis of results using HPLC, GC and GC-MS.

Graphene Research April’11-Aug’13

Dr. Vikas Berry Research Laboratory

Goals: Determination of Conductivity of a Graphene sample, Hall mobility, Carrier density and Current-Voltage Curves.

•Studied Electrical, Structural and Chemical properties of Graphene using HALL EFFECT measurement system that enables development of next generation Graphene.

•Built Bio-nano hybrid system by interfacing with Bio components exploiting their specific biochemistries.

•Resulted hybrids can operate at high sensitivity and/or with unique functionalities originating from the multiplexed bio and Nano phenomena.

Boron Aluminum Nitride Crystal growth Apr’10- Apr’11

Dr. James Edgar Research Laboratory

Goals: Synthesize new crystals from Aluminum Nitride under inert atmosphere at 2000 C for checking their use in LED’S, Determine Electrical Properties of Bulk Aluminum Crystal Growth, Prepare Boron Arsenide Crystals.

•Synthesis of AIN Crystals in high heat maintenance crucibles and high Temperature tungsten heating apparatus,

•Determined electrical properties of AIN crystals by HALL EFFECT measurement and used Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and X-ray diffraction methods for their characterization.

Coursework: Chemical Process Analysis, Computer Techniques in Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Transport phenomena, Thermodynamics, Reaction Engineering.

Software Skills: Mat lab, Lab view, Microsoft Office, Chemdraw and Dynochem, Data Analyst, Windows 97/ 2000/ XP / 2003, Software 2000, Element, Win Runner, Origin, JD Enterprise One, LIMS, Empower


•‘Phytotechnologies for Sustainable development’ Terrie Boguski,; Blase Leven; James McLaren*; StrathKirn; Andrew Betzen; Michael Daniel; Nitya Jangam,; John Schlup,; Donghai Wang; Susan Sun, 12th International Conference, International Phytotechnology Society, Sep 2015

•Poster:“Chemical Functionalization of Graphene”: An Avenue for Non Destructive Surface Functionalization and Atomic Layer Deposition, Nitya Jangam, 12th International Conference, International Phytotechnology Society, Sep 2015

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