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Md Kamruzzaman is a postgraduate researcher at the Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre (PMBRC) of SETU, working on a project funded by SSPC-The SFI Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals. The project is focused on the formulation of high drug loading co-amorphous drug systems to improve the solubility of poorly water-soluble drugs. Amorphous materials are those where the molecules have not arranged themselves into a particular crystal structure, making it easier for them to break free from neighbouring molecules and dissolve in water. Amorphous materials are not very stable however, so this research will look to stabilise the drug using small molecule co-formers until they reach the patient. Kamruzzaman holds a MSc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and a Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) degree, as well as professional experience working  in the pharmaceutical industry and university teaching experience.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Masters Degree, University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 21 Sep 2015

Bachelors Degree, North South University

Award Date: 12 Apr 2011


  • TS Manufactures
  • Pharmaceutical formulation
  • Spray Drying
  • Amorphous material
  • co-amorphous
  • co-formers
  • Amino acids
  • Peptides
  • Solid State Properties
  • 3d printing
  • Melt Extrusion
  • Oral drug delivery
  • Injection Moulding
  • QbD
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Process analysis