Senior Scientific Liaison
U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP)
Dr. Edmond Biba works as Senior Scientific Liaison for General Chapters Department-Science Division at United States Pharmacopeial Convention.
Edmond has held several positions at USP since joining USP in 2001, as scientist in the Research and Development Laboratory, as reference standards scientist in Reference Standards Evaluation Department and the current position.
His portfolio in the USP Chemical Analysis Expert Committee include among others Chapter Nitrosamine Impurities, Chapter Residual Solvents, Chapter Spectrophotometric Identification Tests, and several chapters on Analytical Methodologies Based on Scattering Phenomena.
His portfolio in the USP Physical Analysis Expert Committee include among others Chapter Light Diffraction Measurement of Particle Size, Chapter Characterization of Crystalline and Partially Crystalline Solids by X-Ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD), and other chapters on physical materials properties characterization.
Dr. Biba received his Ph.D. in Chemistry-Synthetic Chemistry from the American University, Washington DC, and a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering/Chemistry from Tirana University, Albania.
Dr. Biba is member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, American Chemical Society and American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and a member of Pharmaceutical Quality Technical Committee of the Pharmaceutical Quality Research Institute (PQRI).
Thursday, November 12, 2020
2:50 PM – 3:15 PM ET