What is Happening in Crystallization

Here is what is happening in crystallization:

Impact of Process Parameters on Supersaturation and Crystal Size and Shape
This blog post looks at how supersaturation can be controlled by adjusting process parameters such as antisolvent addition rate.

Co-Crystal Paper
Effect of Supersaturation and Thermodynamics on Co-Crystal Formation

Crystallization Events
The Process Development Symposium was held in East Brunswick, NJ this past Wednesday, June 8.  Crystallization speakers included Jurek Budz of Novartis and Eric Sirota of Merck.

A Short Course on Pharmaceutical Crystallization and Downstream Processing will be held June 13-15.  This MIT short course focuses on batch and continuous crystallization and other downstream processing.

BACG 2011 will be held in London, UK July 10-12.  The British Association for Crystal Growth (BACG) 2011 Annual Conference will be held at University College London (UCL) jointly with the Dutch Association for Crystal Growth (DACG) and in partnership with the British Crystallographic Association (BCA) Industrial Group.

BIWIC 2011 will be held in Delft, The Netherlands September 7-9.  The 18th International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization (BIWIC) will be organized by the Intensified Reaction & Separation Systems group of the Department for Process & Energy, Delft University of Technology.

Particulate Systems Analysis will be held in Edinburgh, UK September 5-7.  The Particle Characterisation Interest Group [PCIG] of the Royal Society of Chemistry has recognized the diverse particle and powder technological applications encompassed in the chemical, pharmaceutical, biomedical, nuclear, mineral and food and household products industries, the PCIG committee has, once again, become involved in International Particle Characterization conferences to promote this.

ISIC 18 will be held in Zurich, Switzerland September 13-16.  The 18th International Symposium on Industrial Crystallization, ISIC 18, will be held on September 13-16, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland. ISIC18 is organized by the Working Party on Crystallization (WPC) of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. 

AIChE 2011 will be held in Minneapolis, MN October 16-21.  The AIChE Annual Meeting features a number of sessions on crystallization and evaporation.

Job Posting
Vertex Pharmaceuticals is looking for a Chemical Engineer to join the Chemical Development team in Cambridge.

LinkedIn Crystallization Community
If you are interested in discussions with others working and interested in crystallization, consider joining the 800+ member LinkedIn Crystallization Community.