James K. Prescott is a Senior Consultant and Director at Jenike & Johanson, Inc. in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts. Jenike & Johanson is a specialized engineering firm focusing on providing reliable bulk solids flow while achieving product quality requirements. Jim’s focus has been primarily on pharmaceutical applications such as solving and preventing content uniformity problems, maintaining reliable feed, reducing product weight variations, developing specialized feeders for low feed rate/high accuracy applications, and standardizing handling equipment. He holds patents on equipment related to segregation testing and equipment to control segregation. He received his BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and his ME in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Jim is a member of the USP committee working on standards for shear cell testing, and is a member of the Blend Uniformity/Content Uniformity Discussion Group.