Author Archives: Anjan Pandey

About Anjan Pandey

Dr. Anjan Pandey is a Technology and Application Consultant for METTLER TOLEDO FBRM® and PVM® particle size distribution tools. Anjan has extensive experience working with scientists and engineers in a range of industries on particle characterization projects. Anjan received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN where his thesis work focused on aggregation characterization of proteins.

AIChE 2013 Spring Meeting and 9th Global Congress on Process Safety

I would like to thank the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and William Hollar (Sabic) for inviting METTLER TOLEDO to present a paper at AIChE Spring 2013 Session in San Antonio last week. The session –  New Approaches in Chemical Manufacturing Operations – Continue reading

Chicago Chemical and Crystallization R&D Event

My colleagues and are hosting a free Chemical and Crystallization R&D Event at the Westin O’Hare Hotel on Thursday, May 23.  The event is aimed towards scientists and researchers working in chemical and crystallization R&D and scale-up. We have six excellent speakers from industry and academia presenting at this event: Continue reading

Petrophase XIII International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling

I attended the Petrophase XIII International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling held from June 10 – 14, 2012 in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.   Continue reading

Root Cause Analysis For USP Dissolution and Tablet Disintegration Studies

USP dissolution testing is a standard method in pharmaceutical industry to characterize dissolution performance of solid dosage forms. Continue reading

2011 AIChE Annual Meeting Highlights

The 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting took place October 16 to 21 in Minneapolis, MN.  The AIChE Annual Meeting is a terrific event to: Continue reading

11th International Petrophase Conference in New Jersey

11th International Petrophase Conference
Last month, I attended the 11th International Petrophase Conference in New Jersey, USA.  Topics discussed at the 11th International Petrophase Conference included petroleum phase behavior, the formation and mitigation of organic solid phases, emulsions and colloids, desalting, and the structure and composition of heavy oils, asphaltenes, and trace contaminants.  After speaking with several other delegates, I was reminded that there are few process analytical instruments that could measure droplets or particles within crude oil or at elevated pressure field installations. Continue reading