Bhavishya Mittal is an Associate Director in the Oral and Implant Product Development Department at Allergan Pharmaceuticals in Irvine, CA. Prior to Allergan, Mittal worked at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and Astellas Pharmaceuticals. Mittal has a PhD in Materials Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Jalandhar (India).
Mittal has 16 years of industrial experience in formulation and process development of various solid oral dosages of small therapeutic molecules. He is the past Vice Chair for the Manufacturing Sciences and Engineering (MSE) section of AAPS. He is the author of two published books, two granted patents, 11 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and numerous conference papers and posters published/presented in various international journals and conferences.
His research interests include formulation design, process engineering, scale-up/tech-transfer, and computational modeling of pharmaceutical unit operations for solid oral dosage manufacturing. In addition to technical topics, Mittal maintains an active interest in general risk mitigation strategies, efficient outsourcing management, business analytics, and financial engineering.