Robert O. (Bill) Williams III, Ph.D., professor and head of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy’s Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, was named the 2017 Inventor of the Year by the university’s Office of Technology Commercialization. The prestigious award honors a researcher whose discoveries have made a significant impact in commercialized technologies. Dr. Williams commands an impressive list of 35 issued and pending patents in the fields of drug delivery, processing and biotechnology.
Williams holds the Johnson & Johnson Centennial Chair. His research interests include development of novel drug delivery systems for oral, pulmonary, nasal, injectable, buccal and topical administration, as well as the development of novel particle engineering technologies. His research devotes significant effort to enhance drug solubility and dissolution through novel technologies, including thin film freezing and precipitation processes, and thermal processes… Continue reading.