SCC announces industry educational opportunity in collaboration with the University of Miami



SCC announces industry educational opportunity in collaboration with the University of Miami

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has announced an educational collaboration effort with the University of Miami’s College of Engineering wherein the industry organization “will work with the university to produce short courses related to various aspects of cosmetic science and product development,” confirmed a recent press release.

The course follows last summer’s launch of a “Master of Science in Product Design program offered jointly by the university’s Department of Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering” by the University of Miami, which was designed “to enhance product design skills and competencies in three high growth industrial sectors, [including] Cosmetics & Consumer Products,” the release said.

About the course

At the end of this month, the first course in the education collaborating is scheduled to take place at the University of Miami’s Coral Gables, Florida campus. Entitled High Throughput Formulation and Advanced Prototype Testing​, the two-day course will be instructed by Samiul Amin, Ph.D., Professor of Practice at the University of Miami, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering Department.

Dr Amin’s professional background includes years of applicable industry experience including “working in Engineering, R&D, and Innovation Management for industry-leading cosmetics companies like Unilever and L’Oréal,” shared the release. About the course, Dr Amin shared that “in terms of the future, the cosmetics and personal care industry is going to start looking towards robotics, automation, AI, and machine learning to speed up the process of prototype development.”



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