Faculty Profile

Jack Chu

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR
Phone: (267) 261-2121
Email: jack_chu@merck.com
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
Program:  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering
Education
  • MBA Master Degree in Organizational and Business Development, LaSalle University, PA, 2004
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, State College of New Jersey, NJ, 1989
General Information
He is a licensed Professional Engineer. Jack is the author of a number of books on Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes, Facilities and GMP Operations.
Experience
  • 2012 – Present, Associate Director, Strategy/Business Development of Cap & Asset Lifecycle Mgt and Capital Project Services, Merck, MMD West Point, PA
  • 2008 – 2012, Manager, Engineering in Merck MMD Bio-Tech Manufacturing, West Point, PA
  • 2007 – Present, Adjunct Professor in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering, Master-Degree Program, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ
  • 2007 – 2008, Manager, Engineering Merck MMD Barrier Ops, West Pont, PA
  • 2002 – 2007, Manager, Engineering Merck MMD SOS for Pilot Plant and GxP Lab Ops, West Point, PA
  • 1998 – 2001, Manager, Engineering Merck MMD Pharmaceutical Manufacturing PMTS, West Point, PA
  • 1995 – 1997, Senior Engineer, Merck MRL & OSD/SFO Pilot Plants, West Point, PA
  • 1992 – 1995, Associate of IPS, Engineering/Project Management, PA
  • 1988 – 1991, Project Manager of CUH2A, Princeton, NJ
  • 1985 – 1987, Project Engineer, Benton Engineering, Princeton, NJ
Professional Service
  • 2013 – present, Chair, OSD Baseline Guide, ISPE
  • 2013 – present, Member, Senior Project Review Panel, Widener University, PA
  • 2012 – present, Member, Advisory Board, OSD, ISPE
  • 2009 – 2011, Chair, OSD CoP, ISPE
  • 2006 – 2008, Member, Board of Directors, D&B Institution DVC, PA
  • 2009 – present, Member, IEEE Committee on Widget and Gadget Technology
  • 2006 – present, Associate Editor, International Journal of Industrial Equipment Design
Honors & Awards
  • 2012     Keynote Speaker, 2011 ISPE Annual Conference, Shanghai, China
  • 2011     Conference Session Chair, 2010 ISPE Annual Conference, Beijing, China
  • 2010     OSD Program Lead, 2009 ISPE Annual Conference, Shanghai, China
  • 2009     “Excellent Educational Program Leader” ISPE Japan
  • 2008     Pointed “Official OSD and API Course Instructor” by ISPE
  • 2004     “Certified Golden-Level Design Engineer - Innovative VRF HVAC System” Mitsubishi Corp
  • 2000     “Distinguish Professionals” by International “Who is Who Organization”
  • 1999     “Special Recognition Award – OSD” ISPE
  • 1993     “Outstanding Project Services Award – Data Center” Towers Perrins Corp
  • 1987     Member, “the Best Project Design/Presentation Club”, Class of 1989
Professional Societies
He is an active member of ASHRAE and ISPE.
Patents & Inventions
  • Fisheye in bio-reactor (Pending)
Selected Publications
Presentation/Meeting
  1. Jack C. Chu. "GMP Understanding and Application in Pharmaceutical Industry and Academic Study".
  2. Jack C. Chu. "PAT Application and CMP Opportunities".
  3. Jack C. Chu. "MES, the enabler of Lean Manufacturing".
  4. Jack C. Chu. "Successful Engineering Solutions by Implementing of Quality Risk Assessment".
  5. Jack C. Chu. "OSD Process and Manufacturing Operations".
  6. Jack C. Chu. "Process HVAC Design and Implementation".
  7. Jack C. Chu. "GEP in Pharmaceutical Facility and Utilities".
Generic
  1. Jack C. Chu. (2014). GEP - Engineering Handbook - draft,.
  2. Jack C. Chu. (2013). Good Project Management Practice - draft,.
  3. Jack C. Chu. (2013). Good Fixed Asset Lifecycle Management Practice,.
  4. Jack C. Chu. (2012). Good Capital Management Practice,.
  5. Jack C. Chu. (2007). OSD BG 2nd Edition,.
  6. Jack C. Chu. (2005). Good Design Practice for GMP Pharmaceutical Facility,.
  7. Jack C. Chu. (1999). OSD BG 1st Edition,.
  8. Jack C. Chu. (1998). GMP Compliance, Productivity, and Quality - Achieving Synergy in Healthcare Manufacturing,.
Courses
  • PME 530 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • PME 535 Good Manufacturing Practice in Pharmaceutical Facilities Design