Joel Wood is a Product Development Engineer at Lonza’s site in Bend, Oregon, USA, where he focuses on late-phase process and product development. Joel joined Bend Research in 2015 as a Research Chemical Engineer shortly after the company’s acquisition by Capsugel and, subsequently, by Lonza. During his time at Lonza, he has worked as an engineer large-scale spray-drying systems and as engineering lead on late-phase programs for spray-dried dispersions and multiparticulate technologies. His areas of expertise include process scale-up methodology, control strategy development, and technology transfer of late-phase clinical and commercial products, including those made with spray drying. Joel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University.