Dr Chris John Price

Epsrc Manufacturing Fellow

Chemical and Process Engineering

Personal statement

I am passionate about particles, especially how we can influence their formation by controlling crystallization to deliver particles with physical attributes designed to deliver optimal performance in formulated products. I have recently moved from managing particle science related innovation and product development in the pharmaceutical industry to pursue fundamental research in crystallization focussing on enhancing the purification of organic molecules by active intervention during the crystal growth process.


Nucleation control in continuous crystallization
Sefcik Jan, Ter Horst Joop, McGinty John, Price Chris John
The Handbook of Continuous Crystallization (2020) (2020)
Continuous isolation of active pharmaceutical ingredients
Price Chris John, Barton Alastair, Coleman Simon
The Handbook of Continuous Crystallization (2020) (2020)
Quantifying ultrasound for sono-crystallization
Forbes Clarissa, Price Chris, O'Leary Richard
2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) 2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) (2019)
Unconventional ultra scale-down techniques for active pharmaceutical ingredient filtration and size reduction
Ojo EO, Rayat A, Price CJ, Brown CJ, Hoare M, Johnston A, Florence AJ
50th Annual Conference of the British Association of Crystal Growth, pp. 88 (2019)
Developing a method to determine the flux of material arriving and leaving a crystal at equilibrium
Nguyen Thai Thu Hien, Vesga Jazmin, Parkinson John, Price Chris John
50th Annual Conference of the British Association of Crystal Growth, pp. 74 (2019)
Understanding and mitigating the consequences of undesired crystallisation taking place during washing of active pharmaceuticals
Shahid Muhid, Sanxaridou Georgia, Ottoboni Sara, Lue Leo, Price Chris
British Association of Crystal Growth 50th Annual Conference, pp. 103 (2019)

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Professional activities

What the pharmaceutical industry needs from fine particles
Industrial Crystallization: Batch & Continuous
Impurities: A neglected challenge
Crystallizing and isolating pharmaceuticals: Addressing some of the remaining challenges
Talk to your crystallographer - Essential conversations and critical relationships for partners in Directed Assembly
How does the pharmaceutical industry bring a new drug to market. Why crystallize it continuously? What is the role of ultrasound?

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Industrial Case Account - University of Strathclyde 2019 | Eales, William
Price, Chris John (Principal Investigator) Mulheran, Paul (Co-investigator) Eales, William (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 01-Jan-2023
Master Development Manufacturing Services Agreement CMAC National Facility NF179
Florence, Alastair (Principal Investigator) Price, Chris John (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2019
AZ compounds for evaluation in Continuous Filtration Device
Price, Chris John (Principal Investigator)
05-Jan-2017 - 07-Jan-2018
Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP 2016-2017 University of Strathclyde) | Shahid, Muhid
Price, Chris John (Principal Investigator) Lue, Leo (Co-investigator) Shahid, Muhid (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 01-Jan-2021
Future Continuous Manufacturing and Advanced Crystallisation Research Hub (CMAC Hub)
Florence, Alastair (Principal Investigator) Halbert, Gavin (Co-investigator) Johnston, Blair (Co-investigator) Nordon, Alison (Co-investigator) Price, Chris John (Co-investigator) Sefcik, Jan (Co-investigator) Ter Horst, Joop (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2017 - 31-Jan-2023
KTP - Alconbury Weston
Price, Chris John (Principal Investigator) Mulheran, Paul (Co-investigator)
18-Jan-2016 - 01-Jan-2018

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Chemical and Process Engineering
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