Philip R. Lyman, PhD, is Director of Simulation at CRB and has 21 years of experience in process modeling. Dr. Lyman uses computer modeling technologies to improve plant designs, de-bottleneck existing facilities and optimize operations for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Before joining CRB, Dr. Lyman started a specialized engineering firm focusing on process simulation for the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Prior to that, he held positions with Dow Corning Corp. and Air Products and Chemicals. He is an active member of ISPE and AICHE and has earned several degrees in Chemical Engineering: BS from University of Wisconsin-Madison, MS and PhD from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.