Hans-Peter Nirmaier, Ph.D
Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI
Hans-Peter Nirmaier is a Senior Manager and Team Leader in the Process Technology & Innovation (PTI) Group at Lonza’s site in Visp, Switzerland. He leads process analytical technology (PAT) team focused on supporting evaluation, feasibility testing, and implementation of online, inline and at-line analytical solutions for instruments and methods, focusing on multivariate spectroscopic techniques (e.g., Raman, near-infrared (NIR), infrared (IR), ultraviolet/visible (UV/vis). In addition, Hans-Peters team supports development and validation of multivariate PAT methods and prediction models for the entire Visp site and scouts new PAT technologies for potential use. Hans-Peter joined Lonza in 2008 as Lab Manager in the Quality Control (QC) Department and has held positions of increasing responsibility, including Head of Analytical Services and Senior Manager. In 2017, he supported the QC team at the Lonza site in Houston, Texas, USA, before returning to Visp to head the PAT team. Hans-Peter received his Diploma and Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Liverpool, England.