Rick Stock, Ph.D., is a specialist in process economic modeling and has been helping biopharmaceutical companies ascertain capital, operational and indirect product development and supply costs for over 17 years.
Prior to joining BioProcess Technology Consultants, he performed computer modeling of biological and biomanufacturing systems at BioPharm Services, Inc, working on a variety of bioprocesses, including recombinant proteins and biopolymers. Dr. Stock has assisted both early stage biotechnology companies and large pharmaceutical companies such as Amgen, Centocor, and Millennium.
He was Assistant Director of a pilot manufacturing facility at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) responsible for the contract development and manufacturing of a variety of products for biotechnology clients. He was also an Instructor in the Bioprocess Lab at WPI, where he taught and advised graduate students for more than two years. Dr. Stock also founded, and later sold, Natural Biopolymers, LLC, a company which developed a process for producing a novel pharmaceutical grade biopolymer for drug delivery.
He holds a B.S. from The Ohio State University, and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from WPI.