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As part of the EPSRC CMAC centre for innovative manufacturing and crystallization, the theme of this project aims to develop and inform the exploitation of media milling technologies as a means of controlling seed crystal growth surfaces introduced into continuous crystallization processing units. Through this approach, an emphasis is placed upon particle breakage mechanisms, interdependance of material properties, morphology, surface energy and size/strain through imparting mechanical action. Thus, a key deliverable of this research is geared towards particle attribute control and employing routine production of well-conditioned and size controlled particles required at a scale to meet the demands of subsequent processing.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Chemistry, University of Bradford

1 Oct 201017 Jul 2014

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Projects 2014 2019

Continuous Seeding Strategy Design for Continuous Crystallization

Ahmed, B.


Project: Research Conference / Short Visit - attendance

Applications of in-line Wet Media Milling Strategy Towards Particle Property Control

Ahmed, B.


Project: Research Conference / Short Visit - attendanceConference (Short Visit Attendance)

Research Output 2018 2019

  • 4 Article
  • 2 Abstract
  • 1 Conference contribution book
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Particle Size
Interfacial energy

Enabling precision manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients: workflow for seeded cooling continuous crystallisation

Brown, C. J., McGlone, T., Yerdelen, S., Srirambhatla, V., Mabbott, F., Gurung, R., Briuglia, M. L., Ahmed, B., Polyzois, H., McGinty, J., Perciballi, F., Fysikopoulos, D., Macfhionnghaile, P., Siddique, H., Raval, V., Harrington, T. S., Vassileiou, A., Robertson, M., Prasad, E., Johnston, A. & 9 othersJohnston, B., Nordon, A., Srai, J., Halbert, G., Ter Horst, J. H., Price, C. J., Rielly, C. D., Sefcik, J. & Florence, A. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Molecular Systems Design & Engineering. 2018, 3, p. 518-549 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Process design


Best Poster: Runner-up

Bilal Ahmed (Recipient), 23 Sep 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2014 2017

  • 8 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 6 Participation in conference
  • 1 Invited talk

20th International Symposium on Industrial Crystallisation

Bilal Ahmed (Participant)
3 Sep 20176 Sep 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

First I2APM International Symposium

Bilal Ahmed (Participant)
30 Nov 201631 Dec 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course