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Ijaz Ahmed, PhD

Dr. Ijaz Ahmed is currently a Process Chemist at Wave Life Sciences in Cambridge, MA. He was awarded his PhD in 2015 in the area of Organic Chemistry at Syracuse University, which was followed by a Post-Doc appointment at WPI in Massachusetts. He has worked previously at GlaxoSmithKline and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. His interest is in synthetic organic chemistry and process development of active pharmaceutical ingredients. He received the MKA Talent Award in 2014 for his publication on the rapid synthesis of BINOL derivatives.

On a Jama’at level, Dr. Ahmed is blessed to serve as the General Secretary for the Association of Ahmadi Muslim Scientists -USA (AAMS-USA) and also serves as the local Jama’at President of the Fitchburg Jama’at in Massachusetts.