Niklaus Künzle, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI

Niklaus Künzle is a Group Leader for OPEX & Process Technology and Innovation for Small Molecules Manufacturing at Lonza’s site in Visp, Switzerland. His work is focused on the development, implementation, and improvement of online process analytics, solid particle engineering, thermal separation, wastewater treatment, and digital technologies. Niklaus joined Lonza in 2003 as Development Engineer in the R&D Unit of the Specialty Chemicals Division and has served as Senior Scientist, Project Leader, and Group Leader. Niklaus earned a Chemical Engineering degree at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), before receiving his Ph.D. in Catalysis and Reaction Engineering.

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