About the Instructor
Professor Samiul Amin, PhD
Professor Samiul Amin, PhD. is currently Professor of Practice, Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering and Director Engineering Corporate Alliance Program (ECAP) at the University of Miami. Prior to joining academia in March 2018, Prof. Amin has worked in industry for the past 20 years working across Engineering, R&D and Innovation Management in global multinationals such as ExxonMobil, Unilever, L’Oreal and Malvern Instruments in Asia, Europe and the US. Prof. Amin’s expertise is in colloids & complex fluids, rheology, tribology, advanced characterization and formulation design of personal care, homecare and biopharmaceutical products. Prof. Amin previosuly conducted research at Manhattan College focused on formulation design and performance optimization of cosmetic and homecare products based on novel sustainable materials such as biosurfactants and biopolymers. Prof. Amin has a significant number of scientific publications/patents/book chapters in the area of complex fluids, rheology and cosmetic and biopharmaceutical formulations. He has served on scientific committees of multiple national and international societies such as the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and has Chaired and Co-Chaired multiple International Conferences and Workshops. Prof.Amin is currently Editor for Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science-Formulations and Cosmetics and Associate Editor for Surfactants and Detergents.