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Brian Ament

Alumni (MIDS 2021)


I am interested in data analysis, machine learning, and data visualization.


Data Science


I have been working in the field of respiratory drug delivery since 1999 and have developed inhalers and related processes for Aradigm, Nektar, and Novartis. I am interested in improving devices through innovation and patient feedback.

  • Experienced in aerosol science and respiratory drug delivery
  • Presented patient inhalation data at Respiratory Drug Delivery conference
  • Invented improved dose verification technique for commercial inhaler
  • Co-invented single-use disposable drug delivery device
  • Developed mathematical resistance model to improve patient inhalation
  • Co-authored journal articles covering a wide variety of fields within drug delivery 

Core Competencies

  • Medical device innovation and development
  • Patient-device interaction
  • Computer programming – MATLAB, LabView, Python
  • Statistics and multivariate data analysis
  • Scientific writing – methods, protocols, reports
  • Imaging techniques – x-ray, infrared, high-speed

Last updated:

June 23, 2024