Moghis U. Ahmad

Moghis U. Ahmad

Dr. Moghis U. Ahmad is Vice President of Chemical Technology and Manufacturing at Jina Pharmaceuticals Inc., Libertyville, Illinois. Earlier he held the position of vice president of the Lipid Chemistry Division at NeoPharm Inc., Waukegan, Illinois, and chemist at Sigma-Aldrich Corp., St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Ahmad obtained Ph.D. in chemistry (1978) from AMU, Aligarh, India, and completed postdoctoral research at Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, and Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. Dr. Ahmad’s proven dedication in research and development over the last 35 years has resulted in more than 50 research publications in top peer-reviewed scientific journals, over 30 patents and patent applications, and several book chapters. He edited and contributed book chapters in Lipids in Nanotechnology (AOCS Press, 2011), which was one of the top 10 best sellers in 2012-2013. Dr. Ahmad is a very accomplished lipid chemist whose research is recognized both nationally and internationally. He is recognized as an authority on phospholipids and has been a leader in the American Oil Chemists’ Society Phospholipid Division. He is the past chair of the AOCS Phospholipid Division and currently holds the vice president position for the International Lecithin and Phospholipids Society (ILPS). He has been an active member of the AOCS and the American Chemical Society (ACS) for more than 30 years. Dr. Ahmad is a fellow of AOCS and the Royal Society of Chemistry, London.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Chemical Technology & Manufacturing, Jina Pharmaceuticals Inc.