Volker Rupertus is active as Senior Principal Expert at the Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems of the SCHOTT AG, Mainz, Germany.
He began his industrial career in 1995 joining the R&D department of SCHOTT. From 2000 to 2010 he headed the R&D-division “Process Development & Characterization” serving all Business Units of SCHOTT.
In 2010, he joined the Pharmaceutical Systems business unit as head of global quality. Rupertus, who graduated from the University of Kaiserslautern with a degree in technical physics and a PhD in glass surface science, frequently gives lectures in materials analysis and was made a honorary professor by the Technical University of Clausthal.