Jean René Authelin has an Engineer degree in chemical Engineering from ENSIC (Nancy France), and a PhD from The Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (France). He joined Rhone Poulenc in 1988 as a Chemical Engineer. In the 90’s he founded the Physical Quality function, dedicated to the API crystallization , drying, polymorphism… for which he was for 10 years Global Head in Rhone Poulenc Rorer, Aventis and finally sanofi . In, 1988 JR Authelin was nominated Global Head of Pharmaceutical Engineering. Domains of interest of JRA include: thermodynamics of hydrates, drug polymorphism, amorphous solids physics, drug stability, crystallization, nanoparticles engineering and processing, drying , milling; spray drying, fluid bed granulation, roller compaction, freeze drying. JR Authelin cooperated with very famous scientists like Prof J.Villermaux, P de Gennes (Nobel price of Physics 1991). Jean René Authelin is the author or co-author of 14 publications or book chapters and the co-inventor of 9 patents.