Julian Morris

Technical Director


Julian Morris is Emeritus Professor of Process Control at Newcastle University and Visiting Professor in the Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde and Director of the Centre for Process Analytics and Control Technology (CPACT). He was
head of the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering from 1990 to 1995 and the first head of the new School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials and has spent some time as Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Alberta in Canada. He is a
member of the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) Advisory Committee and has been since CPI’s inception, a member of the CPI High Temperature Innovation Centre Technology Technical and Innovation Advisory Group, and a member of the NEPIC Innovation and Thrust Team. He has held positions on the Editorial Boards of the European Chemical Engineering Journal ChERD and the ISA. He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, the Institute of Measurement and Control and a past Fellow of the IEE. His research interests include process diagnostics and condition monitoring, process performance monitoring, process analytical technologies, neural networks, and advanced process control and optimisation. He has authored/co-authored over 200 articles in scientific journals, conferences and books, given over 100 invited lectures, and 50 Plenary and Keynote presentations.
In 2003 he was elected to Fellow of Britain’s Royal Academy of Engineering and in May 2015 readers of the Medicine Maker voted Julian Morris one of the most influential people in the world working in pharmaceutical development or manufacturing.