Emily Heffernan, PE

DPS
US Director New Process Technology
Emily Heffernan, PE, is US Director, New Process Technologies for DPS Group, and a process subject matter expert specializing in biological process and facility design. Working in the life sciences for 20 years, she has gained expertise in designing facilities for monoclonal antibodies, vaccines, and novel therapies including cell and gene therapy production. She is recognized for her expertise in multimodal facilities where different product types are produced in the same facility, due to her deep knowledge of complex facility layouts, GMP flows, and regulatory considerations. A graduate of North Carolina State University, Emily holds a BS in chemical engineering and a BS in biochemistry. She is also a licensed professional engineer in the state of North Carolina, and joined ISPE in 2021.