Alex Woltornist

Alex Woltornist

Professor of Practice
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
244 Olin Hall
Director of Masters of Engineering Program


A Senior Operations Management professional with 38+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry including new product research development/scale-up, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing, Vaccine manufacturing, Operational Excellence. Career experience includes process development, operations management, supply chain management, automation, organizational coach and mentor.  Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean (TPS) certified with a deep understanding and practice in the practical applications of Lean principles in driving organization improvement through operations and business process redesign.

B.S. ChE. Lafayette College, M.S. ChE. Stevens Institute of Technology, M.B.A Wharton School of Business

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