Arwa El Hagrasy is currently Acting Quality Assessment Lead, Office of Process and Facilities at FDA. Arwa has been with FDA for 4 years and has reviewed a wide variety of drug product applications submitted to the Agency, including those implementing emerging technologies and advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing. Arwa has over 8 years of experience in industry and academia, with focus on the implementation of process analytical technology tools and continuous manufacturing in the pharmaceutical industry. She has over 40 research articles and symposium presentations on the topic. Arwa received her B.S in Pharmacy, Cairo University, Egypt, Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and did a post-doctoral fellowship in the Chemical Engineering Department at Purdue University, IN.