Translate new knowledge in Pharmaceutical Engineering and Sciences into drug products that address emerging societal needs.
Facilitate multidisciplinary research, educational and entrepreneurial efforts in the area.
Promote a state-of-the-art infrastructure core for the development of pharmaceutical products.
VCU School of Pharmacy is 15th in NIH funding in the country
- Blue Ridge Institute of Medical Research
Sponsored research awards for VCU College of Engineering in FY18 were $18.15 million.
VCU School of Pharmacy is ranked 17th in the country
- U.S. News & World Report
VCU College of Engineering receives $2.2M Grant to support the Department of Defense’s Pharmacy on Demand initiative.
Bring together multidisciplinary teams to work synergistically to further the university’s mission and core values as they relate to pharmaceutical products.
To establish and maintain a culture of excellence in pharmaceutical engineering and sciences at VCU, and to promote the translation of the learning and discoveries achieved through multidisciplinary efforts into answers that can address the future needs of our society.
“We are working together to promote new knowledge and translate those discoveries through solutions that help address emerging drug product development and manufacturing needs.”
Thomas D. Roper, Ph.D., and Sandro R. da Rocha, Ph.D.
Directors, Center for Pharmaceutical Engineering at VCU
Establishing and maintaining a culture of excellence.
Faculty working together in the Center.