Padrela Research Group
Controlling the solid-state of APIs using supercritical fluids
Luis Padrela is a lecturer in Industrial Biochemistry within the Department of Chemical Sciences and a researcher at the SSPC within the Bernal Institute. Luis studied Biochemistry at undergraduate level before obtaining his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Lisbon. Following his PhD, Luis worked in the pharmaceutical industry for almost 2 years (Hovione, Portugal) before joining SSPC in the University of Limerick.
Luis’ research focuses on particle engineering technologies, continuous nanocrystallization and (bio)pharmaceutical processing using supercritical fluid technology.