Elsevier: 5th Vaccine and ISV Annual Global Congress - Bio Ray Spier
Emeritus Professor in Science and Engineering Ethics
Former Professor of Microbiology,
Ray Spier- Having been educated at Christ Church, Oxford and UC, London in Chemistry, Biochemistry (First Class Honours), Chemical Microbiology (D.Phil.) and Biochemical Engineering he spent 7 years as a Senior Process Engineer in industry (British Glues and Chemicals, Nestle, Merck Sharpe and Dohme), 10 years at the Animal Virus Research Institute scaling-up bioreactors for virus vaccine production processes and 14 years at the University of Surrey as Professor and Head of Microbiology.
In 1997 he was appointed Professor of Science and Engineering Ethics.
publication record includes over 200 research papers and reviews, 22 edited books, two encyclopedias and a monograph entitled 'Ethics, Tools and the Engineer'.
is the Reviews
Editor and founder of Vaccine
, the Editor in Chief of the Vaccine Series
and Co-Editor in Chief of the journal 'Science and Engineering Ethics' which he
founded along with the European Society for Animal Cell Technology
in 1975 and the International Society for Vaccines
was elevated to be President of the European Association for Higher Education in Biotechnology
in 2000 and in 2006 he
was nominated for a World Technology Award in Ethics.
In 2009 he
was voted President of the International Society for Vaccines
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers (UK) the Institute of Biology (UK) the American Association for the Advancement of Science (US) and the Royal Society of Medicine (UK).