Faculty: Master of Science in Cosmetic Science

April 01, 2023
May 08, 2023
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Summer 2023 Virtual Information Session - Feb 15

Join us on Feb 15, 2023, at 4 PM EST for a virtual Cosmetic Science information session. Listen in and ask questions while program director Dr. K.P. Ananth discusses the program, curriculum, work-life balance, and online school.

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The cosmetic science faculty have significant industrial experience and deep academic expertise. This unique combination of experience and expertise greatly adds to the training capabilities and strength of the program.

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VIDEO: Formulating Knowledge for Modern and Future Personal Care

In this video interview conducted by Rachel Grabenhofer, Managing Editor of Cosmetics and Toiletries Magazine, Dr. K.P. Ananth, explores how cosmetic products and the market have changed and, in parallel, what that means for the role of cosmetic chemists.

Permanent Faculty

  • K.P. Ananth, Ph.D. Professor & Director of Cosmetic Science Programs, Ex Unilever, Surfactants, Colloids, Skin
  • Gary Kelm, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Ex P&G, Cosmetic and OTC Drug Formulations
  • Jianfei Jeff Guo, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmaceutics, Biostatistics
  • Gerald Kasting, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmaceutics & Cosmetic Science, Ex P&G, Transdermal delivery
  • Harshita Kumari, Ph.D. Assoc. Professor of Pharmaceutics & Cosmetic Science, Nanoscience, rheology
  • Kevin Li Ph.D. Assoc. Professor, Ocular delivery, dermal delivery
  • Randall Wickett, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Ex P&G and SCJ, Skin and hair science
  • Yuhang Zhang, Ph.D. Assoc. Professor of Pharmaceutics & Cosmetic Science, Molecular biology of skin


Adjunct Faculty

  • Ononye Ike Aloysius, PhD., Adj. Professor, Organic chemistry, Ethnic skin, Naturals, Ex P & G
  • Carol Berning, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Ex P&G, Consumer Understanding
  • Bintrim Scott, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Microbiology, Director P & G
  • Donald Bjerke, Ph.D. Toxicology, Pharmacology, Global safety, Principal Scientist, P&G
  • Kelly Dobos MS, MBA, Adj. Professor, Color cosmetics, Hygiene, Ex Sun Chemicals, Kao, Gojo
  • Douglas Dobrozsi, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Ex P&G, Formulation science
  • James Ebel, Ph.D., Adj. Assoc. Professor, VP Global products development, Mary Kay, Colloid Science
  • Trefor Evans, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, TRI, Hair biophysics
  • Thomas Hall, Ph.D., Adj. Assoc. Professor, Ex Pfizer, Product development
  • Stephen Herman, Adj. Professor, Fragrance Science
  • Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Skin biology, clinical science, Retired Amway, P & G
  • Jane Hollenberg, Adj. Professor, Consultant, and World Expert, Color Cosmetics
  • Ana Kadekaro, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor Dermatology, Skin Biology
  • Gopa Majmudar, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Microbiology, Skincare science, Retired Amway
  • Kenneth Mandel, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Ex GSK, Pharmacology
  • Gopi Menon, Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Skin Biology, Retired Avon, Ashland
  • Stanley Milstein, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, FDA Director, Cosmetic Regulations
  • David Moore Ph.D., Adj. Professor, Vibrational spectroscopy, Skin and hair science, Biophysics, Ex Unilever, TRI, GSK
  • Donald Orth, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, World-renowned expert in cosmetic microbiology
  • Rick Schwen, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, VP Ausio Pharmaceuticals, Safety Assessment
  • Anthony Simion, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Ex Kao, Cosmetic Regulations
  • Peter Styczynski, Ph.D., Adj. Assoc. Professor, P & G, Drug delivery, Pharmacokinetics
  • Marty Visscher, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Infant skin, in-vivo clinical studies
  • Raphael Warren, Ph.D. Adj. Professor, Ex P&G, Sensitive skin

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