Richard Korsmeyer
Korsmeyer Consulting, LLC, USA

Richard Korsmeyer is a consultant who has been involved with drug delivery technology for 40 years, during which time his work has ranged from basic research to development of commercial products. He was previously Executive Director, Advanced External Projects in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Pfizer Worldwide R&D where he focused on advanced drug delivery. He has published in the areas of organic synthesis, polymer science, mass transport & diffusion, oral controlled release, parenteral controlled release, supercritical fluid technology, and business. In addition to IAMBE, he is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He is the author of a popular exponential equation that is widely used to describe data from controlled release experiments. Korsmeyer received his BA in chemistry from Vanderbilt, his MS and PhD in chemical engineering from Purdue, and additional training in pharmaceutics at the University of Geneva. He is a member of CRS, ACS, AAPS, and AIChE. He serves on the editorial boards of Drug Delivery and Translational Research and Bioengineering and Translational Medicine.