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Lori Herz

Position: Professor of Practice

Address: Iacocca Hall
111 Research Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-6831


Lori Herz is a professor of practice affiliated with Lehigh's Bioengineering program. She has more than eight years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, with areas of expertise that include sterile drug product manufacture, technology transfer, and regulatory compliance, as well as the development of cell culture, tangential flow filtration, and lyophilization processes.

At Bristol-Myers Squibb, she served as a technical investigator supporting the manufacture of sterile liquid and lyophilized (freeze-dried) drug products. Her responsibilities included the technology transfer of products from R&D to the manufacturing sites, and she provided support for the production of commercialized pharmaceuticals. Herz later managed early-phase clinical operations and process scale-up of protein therapeutics. At International Specialty Products, Herz helped develop and scale-up processes for synthetic polymers.


  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University, 2000
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 1993