Ramesh Kumar is a Scientist II in Formulation Sciences at AstraZeneca, Cambridge. Being a Pharmaceutical Bio-technologist, he has over 13+ years of broad cross-functional industrial research experiences in drug product formulation, lyophilization process development, biophysical characterization and drug product manufacturing process development for both early, late stage biologics. Ramesh Kumar obtained a B.S. in Pharmacy and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at the TN MGR Medical University and a Ph.D. in Pharmacy specialized in Lyophilization technology from JJT University; also holds M.B.A. from Bharathiar University, India. His research interests are evaluating and building interface for process analytical tools for biologics formulation and manufacturing process to support and simplify CMC goals.