College of Pharmacy

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pharmcol@etal.uri.eduOffice: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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James Dean Vogel, P.E.

James Vogel
  • Director of the College of Pharmacy GMP Facility and Adjunct Professor
  • College of Pharmacy GMP Facility
  • Phone: 401.874.4311
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Mr. Vogel has more than 35 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical, food and cosmetic industries including expertise in facility design, operations management, fit-for-use testing, performance and exposure testing, bioprocess engineering and biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

He currently serves as Director of The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy’s GMP facility and as the leader of its cGMP Environmental Risks, Control and Monitoring course and Introduction to BioPharmaceutical Manufacturing program.

Mr. Vogel is also the Founder and Director of The BioProcess Institute, where he addresses the high priority needs of the biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical, food, and cosmetics industries, through consulting, testing, and training. His consulting expertise lies in all areas and all levels of engineering, management, cGMP, and single-use applications. He has previously worked as a Director, Project Manager, and Engineer (Plant Support, Process Development, Project and Automation), with Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, ImClone, Sanofi-Pasteur, Lipton and Avon, and as an Adjunct Professor with Stevens Institute of Technology. He was the lead designer for a $700 million large scale BioPharmaceutical plant, and directed numerous facility renovations including upgrades to the buildings, process equipment, utilities, and laboratories.

Mr. Vogel is also a dedicated member of the following volunteer industry organizations: ASME’s BioProcess Equipment (BPE) Standard Committee, ASME BPE Sealing Components Subcommittee, NHAAD’s Hose Safety Institute Advisory Council, ASTM, BPSA, PDA, and ISPE.

He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of New Jersey, has a Masters of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Manhattan College and a Bachelor’s of Science in BioChemical Engineering from Rutgers University.

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