Karen Hapgood

Prof Karen Hapgood is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science Engineering & Built Environment at Deakin University which includes the Schools of Life & Environmental Science, Engineering, Information Technology and Architecture & Built Environment and research centres A2I2 and CeRFF. Karen is an industry focussed engineering researcher with expertise in granulation and agglomeration of powders, including 5 years of pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing experience. Karen has been an expert witness in a number of pharmaceutical patent cases and is passionate about diversity and STEM. Karen's specialities include granulation, agglomeration, powder technology, pharmaceutical manufacturing, chemical engineering, and pharmaceutical solids development.