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Saeed Ahmad, Ph.D. - VCU College of Engineering. Richmond, VA, US

Saeed Ahmad, Ph.D.

Director of Process Economics and Tech Transfer | Medicines for All Institute


Dr. Ahmad specializes in the development of using small molecules, peptides and proteins


Industry Expertise (2)



Areas of Expertise (3)

Research and development using small molecules peptides and proteins

Process development of new and existing active pharmaceutical ingredients

Development of efficient and cost effective processes using continuous synthesis and flow chemistry.

Education (2)

University of Allahabad, India: Ph.D., Organic Chemistry

University of Georgia, Athens, GA: Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Articles (4)

Increasing Global Access to the High-Volume HIV Drug Nevirapine through Process Intensification

Green Chem

J Verghese, C Kong, D Rivalti, E Yu, R Krack, J Alcazar, J Manley, D McQuade, S Ahmad, K Belecki and F Gupton

2017, 19, 2986-2991

High throughput photo-oxidations in a packed bed reactor system

Bioorg. Med. Chem

C Kong, D Fisher, B Desai, Y Yang, S Ahmad, K Belecki, F Gupton

2017, doi.org/10.1016/j.bmc.2017.07.004.

The Application of a Continuous Grignard Reaction in the Preparation of Fluconazole

Eur. J. Org. Chem

Sudha Korwar, Somi Amir, Perrer N. Tosso, Bimbisar K. Desai, Caleb J. Kong, Swara Fadnis, Nakul S. Telang, Saeed Ahmad, Thomas D. Roper, B. Frank Gupton

2017, 10.1002/ejoc.201701002.

High-yielding semi continuous flow synthesis of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine

Beilstein J. Org. Chem

Eric Yu, Hari P. R. Mangunuru, Nakul S. Telang, Caleb J. Kong, Jenson Verghese, S. E. Gilliland III, Saeed Ahmad, B. Frank Gupton*

2018, 14, 583-592