Faculty Profile

Bharat Mehta

Phone: (973) 713-1027
Email: [email protected]
Department:  Mechanical Engineering
Program:  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Engineering
  • Ph.D.,Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University, 1975
  • B.S.,  Chemical Engineering, Bombay University, 1970
General Information

Dr. Mehta has over 30 years global executive experience in Pharmaceutical Industry with demonstrated leadership skills. Area cover timely global capscity additions. Technology transfer / validation, regulatory filings, business development and licensing. Products include API, solid oral dose, liquid and sterile injectables.

  • 2010– Present, VP Chemistry Manufacturing & Controls and Manufacturing. Omthera Pharmaceuticals Inc., Wholly owned sunsidiary of AZ.  Princeton, NH
  • 2008 – 2011, Adjunct Professors at at Stevens Institute of Technology and Consultant to Phrma Industry.
  • 2002 – 2008, VP Manufacturing, Genta Inc., Berkeley Heights, NJ
  • 2001-2002, VP South East Asia Operations, BMS, New Brunswick, NJ
  • 1990-2001, Senior Director Operation / Engineering, Pfizer Inc. (Warner-Lambert), Morris Plains, NJ
  • 1977-1990, Manager Commercialization, GE Platics, Mt. Vernon, IN
  • 1975-1977, Senior Process Engineer, Catalytic, Inc., Charlotte, NC  
Honors & Awards

Multiple awards at GE Plastics and at Pfizer Inc.

Professional Societies

Member of AIChE, ISPE, AAPS, ACS

  • PME 530 Introduction to Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • PME 535 Good Manufacturing Practice in Pharmaceutical Facilities Design
  • PME 537 Sustainable Design and Operation for FDA Regulated Facilities
  • PME 628 Manufacturing and Packaging of Pharmaceutical Oral Solid Dosage Products
  • PME 643 Design and Management of Aseptic Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes