Sarfaraz K. Niazi Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Sarfaraz K. Niazi

Adjunct Professor
University of Illinois, College of Pharmacy

Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Adjunct Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois and the University of Houston, and founder of Karyo Biologics, Adello Biologics, and PharmSci, and Patent Agent, USPTO, has developed a large number of biosimilar products globally, written the largest number of books on biosimilars, published 100+ research papers, and reinvented bioprocess technology with 100+ patents. He can be contacted at [email protected].


Dr. Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Therapeutic Proteins International, LLC, holds a doctorate degree in pharmaceutical sciences. He has published 100+ scholarly papers, owns 40+ patents, delivered 300+ talks on scientific and literary topics, written over 30+ technical and literary books (including a collection of his own poems). His textbooks are required reading worldwide, and he allows their distribution royalty-free in developing countries, which allows companies and governments in developing countries to manufacture safe and effective drugs and vaccines at an affordable cost. He also teaches scientists in developing countries on creating value through intellectual property and, in this capacity, serves as an advisor to the Government of Pakistan. He is widely recognized for his translations of ghazals (love poems) of one of the most widely read poets, Ghalib. He broadcasts explications of Ghalib’s poetry on the Voice of America every Sunday.

On August 14, 2012, the Government of Pakistan announced that President Asif Ali Zardari awarded the Sitara-i-Imtiaz in Engineering Science to Sarfaraz.

Sarfaraz Niazi's father, Niaz Fatehpuri was a recipient of the high civil award of Padma Bhushan awarded by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India, 50 years ago; this makes the only father and son recipient of civil awards from their birth continent governments., has published over 100-refereed papers, written dozens of technology books, owns scores of patents, and has been invited to speak worldwide.


    Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1966
    Marketing Certificate, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, Pakistan, 1967
    Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan, 1969
    Master of Science in Pharmaceuical Sciences, Washington State Universiy, Pullman, WA, 1971
    PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL, 1974

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Pharmacokinetic modeling systems: distribution volume as a thermodynamic parameter
    Errors in pharmacokinetic calculations
    Pharmacokinetics and toxicity of fluorocarbon propellants
    Toxicity of dimethylbenzanthracene: pharmacokinetic profile
    Pharmacokinetics of food antioxidants
    Effect of dehydration on drug pharmacokinetics
    Solid solutions to enhance dissolution rates
    Polymorphism and pharmacokinetics
    Perfluorocarbon coating of mucous membranes
    Modeling of first pass drug metabolism
    Pharmacokinetics of furantoin
    Water deprivation and drug pharmacokinetics

Personal Interests

    Photography; Poetry.


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