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Saeed Ahmad, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering

Biotech Eight, Room 443, Richmond, VA, UNITED STATES

(804) 828-5645

Dr. Ahmad specializes in the development of using small molecules, peptides and proteins


Industry Expertise

  • Research
  • Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise

Research and development using small molecules peptides and proteinsProcess development of new and existing active pharmaceutical ingredientsDevelopment of efficient and cost effective processes using continuous synthesis and flow chemistry.


University of Allahabad, India

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Articles

Increasing Global Access to the High-Volume HIV Drug Nevirapine through Process Intensification | Green Chem

J Verghese, C Kong, D Rivalti, E Yu, R Krack, J Alcazar, J Manley, D McQuade, S Ahmad, K Belecki and F Gupton

2017, 19, 2986-2991

High throughput photo-oxidations in a packed bed reactor system | Bioorg. Med. Chem

C Kong, D Fisher, B Desai, Y Yang, S Ahmad, K Belecki, F Gupton


The Application of a Continuous Grignard Reaction in the Preparation of Fluconazole | Eur. J. Org. Chem

Sudha Korwar, Somi Amir, Perrer N. Tosso, Bimbisar K. Desai, Caleb J. Kong, Swara Fadnis, Nakul S. Telang, Saeed Ahmad, Thomas D. Roper, B. Frank Gupton

2017, 10.1002/ejoc.201701002.

High-yielding semi continuous flow synthesis of antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine | Beilstein J. Org. Chem

Eric Yu, Hari P. R. Mangunuru, Nakul S. Telang, Caleb J. Kong, Jenson Verghese, S. E. Gilliland III, Saeed Ahmad, B. Frank Gupton*

2018, 14, 583-592