Prof. Rajesh Davé is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is the founding Director of the R&D Excellence Center, New Jersey Center for Engineered Particulates, focusing on research and innovations in particle engineering for improved particle properties for applications to pharmaceutical, food, electronics, and energy industries. His current research expertise includes engineered particulates with special emphasis on pharmaceuticals products. His research contributions include 135 journal papers, numerous invited/keynote presentations as well as nine issued and dozen pending patents. He has also received numerous awards, most recently, 2015 AIChE PTF Lectureship Award in Fluidization. He has also been engaged in technology development and transfer activities in film coating of very fine particles, bioavailability enhancement, and taste-masking. He has granted 28 PhDs to students at NJIT, six of those are currently in US academia.