Sugiyama Laboratory

Philipp Samuel Zuercher

Doctor student, 2nd year

Room: 5C05

Mail: zuercher(at) (Replace (at) with @.)

Tel: 26876 (Add the last 4 digits to +81-3-5841.)

Short C.V.


Doctoral Course, The University of Tokyo


Assistant Scientist, Merck KGaA, Switzerland


Internship, DataHow AG, Switzerland


Master of Science Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Internship Roche, Switzerland


Bachelor of Science Chemical Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Predictive maintenance


Philipp Samuel Zürcher, Haruku Shirahata, Sara Badr, Hirokazu Sugiyama, "Multi-stage and multi-objective decision-support tool for biopharmaceutical drug product manufacturing: equipment technology evaluation" Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 161, 240–252 (2020), DOI: 10.1016/j.cherd.2020.07.004

Philipp Zurcher, Michael Sokolov, David Bruhlmann, Raphael Ducommun, Matthieu Stettler, Jonathan Souquet, Martin Jordan, Herve Broly, Massimo Morbidelli, Alessandro Butte, "Cell culture process metabolomics together with multivariate data analysis tools opens new routes for bioprocess development and glycosylation prediction" Biotechnology Progress, accepted, DOI: 10.1002/btpr.3012


Zuercher Philipp Samuel, Badr Sara, Sugiyama Hirokazu "Data-driven approaches towards equipment health classification using process monitoring information in pharmaceutical manufacturing" Oral, Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (SCEJ) 86th Annual Meeting, 20-22 March 2021, Virtual meeting

Philipp Zürcher, Sara Badr, Hirokazu Sugiyama "Data-Driven Approaches Towards Real-Time Equipment Health Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance in Drug Product Manufacturing" Oral, 2020 AIChE Annual Meeting, 16–20 November 2020, Virtual meeting