Author Archives: Brian Hagopian

Utilities not Included! Yes, it’s a play on words to introduce the topic of this educational program arranged by the Boston Area Chapter Young Professionals

By | October 5, 2017

Two of the most important utilities that tend to be taken for granted in facilities are the air handling system and the high purity water system.  Come spend an evening with two industry experts who will help you understand the jargon, technologies, considerations, and limitations associated with purifying and controlling the air and water used… Read More »

Student Chapters Need Your Help to Meet Goals for 2017-18

By | August 16, 2017

The Chapter’s Student Development Committee held a strategic planning meeting in early August to review progress and plot a strategic direction for the upcoming year.  This annual event brings together student leaders, faculty advisors, committee members and other interested volunteers to brainstorm ways to strengthen support for our Student Chapters, which now number 13 throughout… Read More »

Student Poster Contest Winners Earn $500 and Free Trip to ISPE Annual Meeting!

By | May 11, 2017

The Chapter held its annual Student Poster Contest at WPI on April 13th in conjunction with the Chapter’s monthly educational program on single use technologies. Students set up their posters in WPI’s pilot manufacturing facility where they had the opportunity to see state-of-the-art equipment in operation while meeting and networking with over 50 ISPE professionals.… Read More »

Student Career Workshop: “Best Session I’ve Ever Attended!”

By | February 3, 2017

Comments ranged from “spectacular” to “best session I’ve ever attended” as the Chapter’s Annual Student Career Workshop wrapped up on Saturday, January 28 at Northeastern’s Raytheon Amphitheater. The full-day event was extremely well attended, making this – our fifth Career Workshop – the biggest to date.  Attendees gained valuable guidance, advice, and tips from 15… Read More »

Pharmaceutical Water and Steam: Important Updates on the State-of-the-Art

By | February 3, 2017

The pharma and biotech industries spend millions of dollars annually in costly investigations into alert, action, and out of specification excursions related to the critical utilities of water and steam. These expenditures could be greatly minimized if the issues and challenges related to sampling were clearly understood. To address this knowledge gap, ISPE has introduced… Read More »