Conference Chairs & Committee

Conference Co-Chairs

David Thurston

Dr. Gareth Williams

School of Pharmacy,
University College London

Gareth received a MChem (Hons) degree from the University of Oxford in 2002. He remained in Oxford for a DPhil (PhD) in materials chemistry, which was completed in 2005. Gareth then spent three years working in science programme management, before returning to Oxford to take up a post-doctoral position in 2009. In September 2010 he joined London Metropolitan University as a Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Science, and in November 2012 was appointed to the UCL School of Pharmacy as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Pharmaceutics. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in 2016. Gareth leads a group of around 15 researchers working on a range of topics in drug delivery and vaccine formulation, with a particular emphasis on the use of electrohydrodynamic approaches to develop solid dispersions and the use of inorganic nanomaterials in biomedicine. He is also the Programme Leader for the UCL MSc programmes in Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Formulation & Entrepreneurship.


Scientific Committee

Prof. Chandanie Wanigatunge, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Pradeepa Jayawardane , Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Nirmala Wijekoon, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. M.D.J Wijayabandara, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Banukie Jayasuriya, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Nithushi Samaranayake, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Mr. Aravinda Siriwardana, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Prof. Sanyog Jain, M.Pharm, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India

Dr. Yun Jiang Feng, Griffith University, Australia

Dr. Mazlina Mohd Said, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Dr. Dinusha Udukala, Institute of Chemistry, Sri Lanka

Dr. Gobika Thiripuranathar, Institute of Chemistry, Sri Lanka

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fuad Shamsuddin, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia



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