Jack Chu

  PhotoJack Chu, is Associate Director of Engineering, MMD Operations at West Point, Merck & Co., Inc. He has more than 30 years of pharmaceutical experience in both engineering and productions, including facilities, critical utilities, process systems, manufacture systems and manufacturing operations. His experience includes R&D Operations, Safety Assessment, Pilot Plants, and Pharm-Bio Manufacturing. He has worked more than 20 years for Merck & Co., Inc. in various positions and responsibilities. He is a frequent speaker for various Pharm Conferences and Technical Programs and holds Professional Engineer Licenses in many states. A member of ISPE since 1997, Chu was appointed to a second term as Chair of the ISPE (International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering) OSD Community of Practice. He is the Chapter Leader for developing the ISPE Baseline Guide: Oral Solid Dosage Forms in 1998 and the Second Edition in 2009, and published "Good Design Practice, GMP Facility" in 2002 and “Facilities and Support Systems Optimization – GMP Compliance, Productivity, and Quality” in 1999. Jack lectures "Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering" in the Graduate Study Program at Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey USA. Jack chairs OSD BG 3rd edition in 2014 that will be published in 2015.