University of Florida
Hans Leuenberger studied experimental physics (PhD thesis in nuclear physics) at the University of Basel. He worked for 12 years at Sandoz (today Novartis), spent a sabbatical at the University of Michigan writing a habilitation thesis in Pharmaceutics. In 1982 he became full professor of Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Basel. He served as executive Vice-President of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (www.satw.ch) and as President of its Scientific Council. He was president of the Swiss Society of Pharm. Sciences. Hans mentored over 120 PhD students working today in the Pharm. Industry and published more than 160 papers. He has numerous awards (see www.ifiip.ch/award gallery) and is Dr. h.c. of Mahidol & of Mendeleyev University. Hans is Honorary Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, Honorary President of CISDEM (http://institucional.us.es/cisdem/index.php/forum/8-ii-international-forum-cisdem), and a Member of the Real Academy of Pharmacy of Spain, etc.