Jack Chu, is Vice President of RPA Associates to lead Life Science Engineering Division. Jack will focus on the development and implementation of innovative technology supporting Bio-Pharm, Vaccine and Medical Device Industries. He has more than 30 years of pharmaceutical experience in Manufacturing Operations and Engineering/Technology, including facilities, critical utilities, process systems, manufacture systems and manufacturing operations. His extended professional experience includes R&D, Safety Assessment, Pilot Plants, Human Healthcare and Animal Healthcare. He has worked more than 20 years for Merck & Co., Inc. in various positions and responsibilities. He is a frequent speaker for various Bio-Pharm Conferences. Jack holds Professional Engineer Licenses in many states. A member of ISPE since 1997, Jack was appointed two terms of OSD CoP Chairman. He chairs ISPE Baseline Guide: Oral Solid Dosage Forms, Third Edition 2016; further, Jack is the co-author of "Good Design Practice, GMP Facility" and “Facilities and Support Systems Optimization – GMP Compliance, Productivity, and Quality”. Jack lectures graduate school "Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering" at Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey.