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Dr. Rakesh P. Patel

General Information

Personal Information
Phone No: 
02762226002
E-mail Address: 
rakesh_patel@ganpatuniversity.ac.in
Present Designation: 
Professor & Head, Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology Department
Extension No: 
2209
Name of College/Institute: 
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education & Research
Address: 
Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology Department, Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Ganpat University, Kherva, Mehsana-Gozaria Highway, PIN: 384012, City: Mehsana, State: Gujarat, Country: INDIA.
Name of Department: 
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
Dr. Rakesh Patel is currently working as Professor and Head of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology department at Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidyanagar, India. His current research interests are formulation and development of novel and conventional pharmaceutical products, dissolution enhancement techniques, drug delivery, regulatory affairs, and industrial pharmaceutical manufacturing. He has completed several industrial research and consultancy projects related to formulation development, method devlopment and regulatory affairs. He has received various AICTE grant like Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT) (Rs. 10,50,000/--), MODROBS (Rs. 11,50,000/--), Two Research Promotion Schemes (RPS) (Rs. 19,00,000/-- and Rs. 18,00,000/--), Five Faculty development programe (Rs. 20,00,000/--), Seminar grant (Rs. 75,000/--), GUJCOST sponsored Minor Research Project (Rs. 4,50,000/--) and Seminar (Rs. 40,000/--). He has guided 6 PhD and 42 postgraduate students and currently 5 PhD students are working under his guidance. He has more than 110 research publications and 40 presentations in international and national journals and conferences, respectively. He is working as an advisory editorial committee member of several international journals like Dissolution technologies, Drug Discovery and Therapeutics and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, USA. He is associated with various international and national journals as reviewer like International journal of Pharmaceutics, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc. He had worked as a council member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mehsana branch for year 2008-10 and life member of Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Indian Society of Technical Education, Indian Pharmaceutical Association. His contributions have been accepted for publication in International Biographic Centre, Cambridge and Marquis Who's Who in the World.
Education Qulification: 
DegreeSubjectUniversityYear of PasssingGrade
Ph.D
Pharmacy
Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University
2007
M. Pharm
Pharmaceutics
M.S. University of Baroda
2003
First Class

Academic Performance

OC/RC/STTP/WORKSHOP/INDUSTRIAL Training: 
Title of STTPPalceDurationSponsoring Agency
“NAAC accreditation process”
V M Patel Institute of Management Studeis
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Ganpat University
“Team Building”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Ganpat University
Faculty Development Program on Novel Paradigms in Drug Discovery from Natural Sources
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Monday, November 18, 2019
AICTE
International Training workshop on “Quality by Design (QbD)” Practical implementation of Tools & Tactics of QbD & L6 in Pharmaceutical Development
Ahmedabad
Monday, October 12, 2020
QbD Expert
STTP/WORKSHOP/TECHANICAL EVENT/CONFERENCE organized: 
Title of EventPlaceDurationPosition HeldSponsoring Agency
Two days National Seminar on “Recent Advances in Parenteral Drug Delivery Systems & Technology”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to Thursday, February 21, 2019
Program co-ordinator
Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST)
Three Days Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Thursday, September 6, 2018 to Saturday, September 8, 2018
Program Co-ordinator
International Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development
One week national workshop on “Research Methodology”
Ganpat University
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to Sunday, November 20, 2016
Workshop Convener
Centre for Advanced Research Studies (CARS), Ganpat University
Two days national workshop on “Research Paper Writing”
Ganpat University
Friday, January 29, 2016 to Saturday, January 30, 2016
Workshop Convener
Centre for Advanced Research Studies (CARS), Ganpat University
Two weeks Faculty Development Program on “Recent advances in Parenteral Drug Delivery Systems & Technology”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 to Monday, April 29, 2013
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
Two weeks Staff Development Program on “Recent advances in drug delivery & technology”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Friday, July 1, 2011 to Thursday, July 14, 2011
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
Two weeks Staff Development Program on “Recent advances in controlled release drug delivery systems”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Thursday, April 1, 2010 to Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
Two weeks Staff Development Program on “Recent Advances in Novel drug delivery systems”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Thursday, March 5, 2009 to Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
Two days national seminar on “Advances in topical drug delivery”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Friday, February 1, 2008 to Saturday, February 2, 2008
Convener
AICTE
Two weeks staff development program on “Application of Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis and Computer Graphics in Pharmaceutical Research”
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Friday, April 13, 2007 to Friday, April 27, 2007
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
AICTE sponsored two weeks Faculty Development Program on “Recent Advances in Novel Drug Delivery Systems”
S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Thursday, August 1, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Program co-ordinator
AICTE
Co-curricular Activities: 
TitlePosition HeldPeriod
Industrial tour to Ahmedabad and Baroda for M. Pharm Students
In-Charge
Thursday, February 28, 2013 to Saturday, March 2, 2013
Industrial tour to Goa for Final B. Pharm and M. Pharm students
Programme co-ordinator
Monday, November 23, 2015 to Monday, November 30, 2015
Industrial tour to Hyderabad for Final B. Pharm students
Programme co-ordinator
Saturday, November 12, 2016 to Sunday, November 20, 2016
Extra Curricular Activities: 
TitlePosition HeldPeriod
The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (Mehsana branch)
Local council members
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 to Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Admission Cell
Member
Friday, April 1, 2011 to Sunday, April 12, 2020
University Journal of Research (UJR), Ganpat University
Managing Editor
Monday, June 1, 2015
Paper published in journal/procedings: 
TitleName of Journal & Vol./YearISSN/ ISBN No.Author / Co-AuthorImpact Factor
Formulation and evaluation of mucoadhesive glipizide microspheres
AAPSPharmSciTech 6(1):2005
1530-9932
Co-Author
2.451
Physicochemical characterization and dissolution study of solid dispersions of lovastatin with Polyethylene Glycol 4000 and Polyvinylpyrrolidone K30
Pharmaceutical Development & Technology,12(1): 2007
1097-9867
Author
1.945
Physico-chemical characterization and in-vitro dissolution behaviour of Simvastatin-Cyclodextrin inclusion compounds
Drug Delivery Technology, 7(5): 2007
Author
Preparation and evaluation of inclusion complex of the lipid lowring drug lovastatin with β-Cyclodextrin
Dhaka Univ. J. Pharm. Sci. 6(1): 2007
1816-1820
Author
0.52
Effect of bile salt on the permeation characteristics of the oral mucosal dosage form of anti anginal drug
Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Journal, 25: 2007
1029-5933
Co-Author
0.29
Solid-state characterization and dissolution properties of ezetimibe–cyclodextrins inclusion complexes
Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry, 60: 2008
1388-3127
Author
1.316
A novel structural interaction and approaches in chitosan hydrogel system
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics, 1(2-3):2007
0973-8398
Co-Author
0.46
Magnetically controlled drug delivery system
Pharmaceutical Canada. 8(2): 2007
Author
Preparation, Characterization, and Dissolution Behavior of a Solid Dispersion of Simvastatin with Polyethylene Glycol 4000 and Polyvinylpyrrolidone K30
Journal of Dispersion Science & Technology, 29(2): 2008
0193-2691
Author
1.454
Physico-chemical characterization and dissolution study of solid dispersions of furosemide with polyethylene glycol 6000 and polyvinylpyrrolidone k30
Dissolution Technologies, 15 (3): 2008
1521-298X
Author
0.47
An overview of size reduction technologies in the filed of pharmaceutical manufacturing
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2(4):2008
0973-8398
Author
0.46
Formulation and evaluation of curcumin gel for topical application
Pharmaceutical Development & Technology, 14(1): 2009
1097-9867
Co-Author
1.945
Design and evaluation of transdermal drug delivery system for curcumin as anti-inflammatory drug
Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 35(2): 2009
1520-5762
Co-Author
2.295
Stomach-specific drug delivery of famotidine using floating alginate beads
International Journal of PharmTech Research, 1(2): 2009
2455-9563
Author
0.14
Formulation and evaluation of topical cream formulations of Berberine HCl for antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity
Pharmaceutical technology, January 2010; 60-69
Co-Author
Development of osmotically controlled drug delivery system by inclusion complex with HP-β-CD of glipizide: optimization of formulation using response surface methodology
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2010; 5(2): 74-86
1818-0876
Co-Author
4.016
Advances in novel parenteral drug delivery systems
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics, July-Sep 2010; 4(3): 193-199
0973-8398
Author
0.460
Chitosan Nanoparticle: A Promising Drug Delivery System for Gliclazide
Inventi Rapid: Pharm Tech. 2010; 1(1).
0976-3783
Co-Author
Solid-state characterization and in vitro dissolution behavior of lorazepam:hydroxypropyl-b-cyclodextrin inclusion complex
Drug Discovery & Therapeutics, 2010; 4(6): 442-452
1881-7831
Author
1.11
Evaluation of freeze-dried pregelatinized Chinese yam (Dioscorea oppositifolia) starch as a polymer in floating gastroretentive metformin microbeads
Journal of Drug Delivery Science & Technology, 2010; 20 (6) 457-465
1773-2247
Co-Author
0.823
Formulation & evaluation of self-microemulsifying drug delivery system of lovastatin
Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2010; 5 (6): 266-275.
1818-0876
Co-Author
4.016
Recent advances in vaccine delivery
Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 2011; 01 (1): 30-37
2231-3354
Co-Author
0.62
Formulation optimization of floating microbeads containing modified Chinese yam starch using factorial design
J. Excipients and Food Chem. March 2012; 3(1): 17-25
2150-2668
Co-Author
0.1
Ethosomes and ultradeformable liposomes for transdermal delivery of clotrimazole: a comparative assessment
Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 2012; 20: 161–170
1319-0164
Co-Author
3.643
Role of nanotechnology in cancer therapy and diagnosis
International Journal of Therapeutic Applications, 2012; 5: 21 – 28.
2455-4235
Co-Author
0.86
Formulation, development and evaluation of injectable formulation of Aspirin
Drugs and Therapy Studies 2013; volume 3:e2; 6-12.
2038-9507
Author
Formulation Consideration of Nanotechnology Based Drug Delivery Systems
Drug Invention Today January 2014; 6(1): 46-51.
0975-7619
Co-Author
0.11
Statistical modeling of zaltoprofen loaded biopolymeric nanoparticles: Characterization and anti-inflammatory activity of nanoparticles loaded gel
International Journal of Pharmaceutical Investigation. January 2015: 5(1); 20-27.
2230-9713
Co-Author
0.61
Chitosan Encrusted Nonionic Surfactant Based Vesicular Formulation for Topical Administration of Ofloxacin
Sci. Adv. Mater. 2015; 7: 1163-1176.
1947-2935
Co-Author
2.509
Nanostructured lipid carrier – a novel dosage form to improve the oral bioavailability of lopinavir
European Journal of Biomedical & Pharma sciences. March 2015; 2(2): 295-311
2349-8870
Co-Author
Ultraviolet-High Performance Liquid Chromatographic method development and validation for quantification of Besifloxacin Hydrochloride
Asian Journal of Pharm Clin Res. February 2017; 10(5): 250-254.
0974-2441
Co-Author
0.17
Formulation and evaluation of Ivermectin solid dispersion
Journal of Drug Delivery and Therapeutics. 2017; 7(7):15-17
‎2250-1177
Co-Author
2.25
Paper presented in conference/workshops/symposia: 
Title of Paper PresentedTitle of Conference/Organizer/PlaceDate of EventNational / International / Regional
Formulation and Optimization Of Exemestane HCl Nanoparticles
"DUPHAT- Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition 2014" held in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE, from March 10th -12th, 2014
Monday, March 10, 2014
International
Solid state characterizations & dissolution enhancement of lorazepam through inclusion complexation with sulfobutyl- -cylcodextrin
"DUPHAT- Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition 2013" held in Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre Dubai, UAE, from March 10th -12th, 2013
Sunday, March 10, 2013
International
Preparation, Characterization and In-vitro dissolution study of Nitrazepam: Hydroxypropyl- -Cylcodextrin inclusion complex
4th International Conference on Drug Discovery & Therapy at Dubai’s Men College, Dubai UAE.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
International
Solid-state Characterization and Dissolution properties of solid dispersion of Lorazepam with PEG 4000 and PVP K30
6th International Symposium at PERD center, Ahmedabad, November 26th – 28th 2010.
Friday, November 26, 2010
International
Solid-state characterization and in vitro dissolution behavior of lorazepam : Hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex
International Symposium, B.M.Birla Auditorium, Jaipur, India, September 18-19, 2010.
Saturday, September 18, 2010
International
Sodium alginate: A natural Matrixing agent for gastroretentive drug delivery.
Drug Discovery & Development Asia Pacific, Singapore, June 1st-3rd, 2005.
Wednesday, June 1, 2005
International
Studies in development of Bicalutamide nanoformulations
National Conference on "Drug Metabolism and Discovery ADMET" organized by Select Biosciences India Pvt. Ltd.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
National
Physico-chemical Characterization and In-vitro dissolution behaviour of Nitrazepam: Sulfobutyl- b-Cylcodextrin inclusion complex
17th Annual National Convention of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of INDIA at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Friday, October 12, 2012
National
Physico-chemical, characterization & in-vitro dissolution behavior of solid dispersions of Nitrazepam with polyethylene glycol 8000 & PVP K30
63rd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Banglaore International Exhibition center, Bangaluru
Friday, December 16, 2011
National
Physico-chemical characterization & in-vitro dissolution behavior of solid dispersions of letrozole with polyethylene glycol 8000
APTI - 16th Annual National Level Convention organized at ISF College of Pharmacy, Moga
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
National
Screening of Acrylamide thiol and Substituted Acrylamide thiol derivatives for CDK2 inhibition
Bangalore India Bio 2011 at Bangalore
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
National
Cytotoxicity screening of Acrylamide thiol and Substituted Acrylamide thiol derivatives against Lung and breast cancer cells
Bangalore India Bio 2010 at Bangalore
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
National
Design and development of cinnarizine fast release tablet prepared by fluidized hot melt granulation
14th Annual National Convention of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of INDIA at Jodhpur
Saturday, October 3, 2009
National
Design and development of theophylline sustained release matrix tablet
60th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India.
Friday, December 12, 2008
National
Preparation, characterization, and dissolution behavior of a solid dispersion of simvastatin with polyethylene glycol 4000 and polyvinylpyrrolidone k30
12th APTI Annual national convention, University Institute of pharmaceutical Sciences, Punjab University, Chandigarh.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
National
Enhancement of dissolution rate of lovastatin by inclusion complexation with beta-cyclodextrin.
11th APTI national Convention, Bangalore
Friday, September 1, 2006
National
Enhancement of the dissolution properties of Furosemide by inclusion complexation with beta-cyclodextrin.
54rd Indian pharmaceutical Congress, Pune
Friday, December 13, 2002
National
Book published as single author or editor: 
Year
2014
Invited lectures at state/national/international seminar/conferences: 
Title of LectureName of the conferenceDate of EventOrganized by
Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems
Gujarat State Pharmacy Council sponsored two days refresher course for Pharmacist
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Solubilization through inclusion complexation with cyclodextrins in parenteral formulations: An overview
GUJCOST Sponsered national seminar
Saturday, August 11, 2018
APMC College of Pharm. Edu. & Res., Himatnagar
Research Paper Writing
One week interdisciplinary Short Term Training Program (STTP) in Pharmaceutical and Biological Sciences
Monday, June 12, 2017
Shree S K Patel college of Pharm. Edu. & Res., Ganpat University during
Novel Drug Delivery Systems
PCI sponsored Refresher Course for Pharmacist
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
How to get funding for Research Project from Government agencies
Faculty Development Program
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Shankarsinh Vaghela Bapu Institute of Technology
Guideline for fund from CARS for minor research projects and seminars
One week National Workshop on Research Methodology
Thursday, November 17, 2016
CARS, Ganpat University
Cyclodextrins inclusion complexes: Methods of Preparation, Characterizations and its Applications in Drug Delivery Systems
DBT, ICMR and APTI sponsored two days national level conference on “Contemporary technologies in drug delivery and envisaged future trends”
Saturday, August 13, 2016
Geetanjali University, Udaipur
Cyclodextrins as Functional Excipients: Properties, Methods, Characterizations and Applications in Drug Delivery Systems
GUJCOST two days sponsored national level seminar on “Pharmaceutical Excipients: knowledge play a major role in Industry”
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Shree S K Patel college of Pharm. Edu. & Res., Ganpat University
Dissolution enhancement and drug delivery through cyclodextrins complexation techniques
National level seminar on “Recent Advances in Novel Drug Delivery Processing”
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
SMBT College of Pharmacy, Nashik
Cyclodextrin based drug delivery systems
AICTE sponsored Staff development program
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Sarvajanik Pharmacy College, Mehsana
An overview of transdermal drug delivery systems
AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Cyclodextrin complexation in Pharmaceutical Research
GUCOST sponsored one day national seminar on “Contemporary practices of R & D and Quality assurance in pharmaceutical industry”
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Shree H. N. Shukla College of Pharmaceutical Education & Research
Novel Drug Delivery Systems and Bioavilibility
PCI sponsored Refresher Course for Pharmacist
Saturday, May 8, 2010
S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University.
Controlled release transdermal drug delivery system
AICTE sponsored Faculty Development Programme
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University
Ongoing research projects/consultancies: 
Period
Monday, May 6, 2019
Completed research projects/consultancies: 
TitleAgencyGrant/Amount(Rs. in Lakhs)Period
Formulation, optimization and analysis of multivitamin preparation
Maan Pharmaceuticals Ltd
0.15
Tuesday, July 1, 2003 to Tuesday, December 30, 2003
Formulation and development of sustained release formulations of Epireson HCl
Themis Medicare, Bombay
0.45
Friday, July 11, 2008 to Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Formulation and development of sustained release formulations of Vinpocetine
Themis Medicare, Bombay
0.45
Thursday, May 6, 2010 to Saturday, October 30, 2010
RPS grant on Apoptotic activity and CDK2 inhibition of Thiazole, Pyrimdine, Piperazine and Acrylamide derivatives
AICTE
19
Thursday, March 12, 2009 to Friday, March 30, 2012
CAYT grant on Enhancement of dissolution profiles of water insoluble drugs by inclusion complexation and solid dispersion techniques
AICTE
10.5
Tuesday, June 1, 2010 to Saturday, March 30, 2013
MODROB Grant on Improvement and Modernization of Research Facilities in the Pharmaceutics Laboratory
AICTE
11.50
Thursday, March 31, 2011 to Friday, March 30, 2012
Design & development of nanoparticulate formulation for anticancer drug delivery
GUJCOST
4.50
Monday, March 25, 2013 to Monday, March 30, 2015
Design & Development of Novel Nanoformulations to Improve Bioavailability of Anti-cancer drugs
AICTE
18.00
Monday, February 11, 2013 to Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Validation of HPLC method for Triamcenolone
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.40
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 to Monday, May 9, 2016
UV analytical method validation for Triamcenolone BP
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.40
Friday, April 29, 2016 to Tuesday, May 10, 2016
HPLC analytical validation method for Triamcenolone Acetonide
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.40
Saturday, May 14, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016
Analytical method validation on Predisolone Acetate USP
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.45
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 to Monday, December 26, 2016
Analytical method validation on Betamethasone Valerate USP
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.45
Monday, December 26, 2016 to Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Analytical method validation on Hydrocortisone Valerate USP
Maharshi Pharma Chem Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.45
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017
Design and development of various novel dosage forms
KriGen Phaermaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad
0.40
Monday, January 1, 2018 to Monday, April 30, 2018
GUIDANCE PROVIDED TO UG/PG/M.Phil/Ph.DSTUDENTS: 
Name
Mr. Nilamgiri Goswami (Presynopsis completed, Title of PhD Work: Formulation, Optimization and Characterization ofNanoformulations of an Antibiotic)
Mr. Ritesh Gujjar (Ongoing, PhD Title: “Studies in various formulation approaches for dissolution enhancement of Posaconazole)
Mr. Shivang Prajapati (Ongoinh PhD work, Title of work: Design & Development Of Extended Release Formulations Of Highly Water Soluble Drug Using Qbd Approach)
Achievements: 
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The Marquis Who's Who have published biography for 25th Silver Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World because of the reference value of outstanding achievements.
International Biographic Centre, Cambridge, England have published the biography in 2000 Outstanding Scientists 2008/2009.
Received a Travel grant of Rs. 12,000/-- from Ganpat University for paper presentation at Asia-Pacific Conference-2005, Singapore.
Co-author of 1st prize in model presentation (Preparation of beads by ionic gelation method, automated model) at PharmGujFest November 2009, organized at S K Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University, Kherva, Gujarat.
Guided Dr. Adenike Okunlola, Lecturer, Dept of Pharmaceutics and Ind.Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria for her research on “Evaluation of freezedried pregelatinized Chinese yam starch (Dioscorea oppositifolia) as a bioad
Co-author of 1st prize in Machine Designing model “AVALANCHE’10, A National level Pharma carnival by Ramanbhai Patel College of Pharmacy on 5th - 6th February, 2010 Education Campus Changa, Anand, Gujarat.
Co-author of 1st prize in poster “Formulation and evaluation of acyclovir topical nanoemulsion for treatment of Herpes simplex.” In XXVth Gujarat Science Congress 2011, held at Science city, Ahmadabad, 26th to 28th February 2011.
Research Interests: 
Formulation and Development of Novel & Conventional Drug Delivery Systems, Optimization Techniques and Pharmaceutical Statistics, Solubility and Dissolution Enhancement
Members of Groups and Associations: 
Field Name of Member: 
Life member- Gujarat Pharmaceutical Teachers Association
Field Name of Member: 
Life member – Association of Bio-Pharma Professionals
Field Name of Member: 
Life member – Association of Community Pharmacists of India
Field Name of Member: 
Life Member-Indian Pharmacy Graduate Association
Field Name of Member: 
Life Member-Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
Field Name of Member: 
Life Member-Indian Society of Technical Education
Field Name of Member: 
Life Member-Indian Pharmaceutical Association
Field Name of Member: 
Life Member of Alumni Association of M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
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