Professor James Litster FREng
Vice President and Head of Faculty of Engineering, University of Sheffield
Professor James Litster is Vice President and Head of Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sheffield, having previously held major academic posts in Australia and the US. He is a world leader in the production of formulated particulate products such as pharmaceuticals, agricultural chemicals and consumer goods. His work on wet granulation is now widely used in engineering practice to reduce development time of new products and improve quality and reliability on scale up. Jim is also an innovative educator and led the development of a new project centred curriculum in chemical engineering at the University of Queensland.