Professor Suzanne Farid

Professor of Bioprocess Systems Engineering

Deputy Head of Department (Education)

Dr Suzanne Farid
  • Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (FIChemE) (2011-present)
  • Royal Academy of Engineering - ExxonMobil Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • Member of the BIA (BioIndustry Association) Manufacturing Advisory Committee for Bioprocessing Industries (2009-present)
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Institution of Chemical Engineers (2007-present)
  • Honorary Lecturer & Research Fellow at University College London (2000-2001) 
  • Member of IChemE Biochemical Engineering Subject Group, SCI Biotechnology Group (1997-present)
  • Consultancies: e.g. Smart Analyst, Monitor Management Consultancy, CANACCORD|Adams, LEK Consulting, Bio Business Solutions Inc.

Teaching and Training Activities

Suzanne’s current teaching activities include guiding both Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology students in their 3 rd year Bioprocess Plant Design Project which involves the complete design of a bioprocess plant for the production of biotech products arising out of life science discoveries. Suzanne’s earlier teaching roles include co-ordination of the following core process engineering courses to undergraduate and MSc students: Fluid Flow & Mixing in Bioprocesses, Heat & Mass Transfer in Bioprocesses and Computer-Aided Bioprocess Engineering. She also co-ordinates the department's post-experience MBI® training module on Quality by Design for Effective Bioprocess Characterisation and Validationand teaches on some other modules on approaches to accelerating bioprocess development, process economics and R&D portfolio decisions.

Suzanne acts as Director of Student Recruitment and Chair of the Recruitment Committee. She was previously Undergraduate Admissions Tutor, co-ordinating UCAS interview days, summer visits for A-level students, Headstart Courses for Teachers. She is also a member of the UCL and Faculty Admissions groups and participates in the Undergraduate Staff-Student Consultative Committee.

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