Jens Schmidt, Ph.D.
Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI
Jens Schmidt is a Manufacturing Science and Technology (MSAT) chemist at Lonza’s site in Visp, Switzerland, where his work is focused on small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for commercial products. This role includes production support, technology transfer, and continuous improvement. Jens joined Lonza in 2017 after completing postdoctoral work at the California Institute of Technology in nickel catalysis and at the University of Oxford in medicinal chemistry. He received Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Chemistry from the University of Leipzig and earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University of Hamburg, where he focused on the synthesis of novel natural antibiotics.