Dr. Arunkumar Shukla
Professor and Post-graduate Director
Department of Pharmaceutics
Contact info
Location: KBIPER college campus
Credentials
Ph.D., University of Saugar, Sagar, India
M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics) University of Saugar, Sagar, India
B. Pharm. University of Saugar, Sagar, India
One week Top Management Program Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India
Research area of Interest
  1. Development of multi-particulate dosage forms
  2. Microemulsion based topical drug delivery
  3. Controlled release formulations of highly water soluble drugs
  4. Technology Transfer
Awards/Grants:
  • Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (IDMA) research Award in “Industrial Pharmaceutics” for the year 1984.
  • First prize in B.V. Patel Education Trust All India Essay Competition 1982 on Topic “Industrially Oriented Pharmaceutical Education Means and Modification.”
  • Senior Research Fellowship of university Grant Commission (Engg & Tech.) for PhD studies (1977-1979).
  • Junior Research Fellowship of university Grant Commission (Engg & Tech.) for M.Pharm studies (1974-1976).
  • Won Telang Memorial Symposium (1974) organized by Pharmaceutical Society of University of Saugar ,Sagar.
Selected publications:
  1. Patel, H. K., Barot, B. S., Parejiya, P. B., Shelat, P. K., & Shukla, A. (2012). Topical delivery of clobetasol propionate loaded microemulsion based gel for effective treatment of vitiligo: Ex vivo permeation and skin irritation studies. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces, Article in Press.
  2. Parejiya, P. B., Barot, B. S., Patel, H. K., Shelat, P. K., & Shukla, A. K. (2012). Development of platform technology for oral controlled delivery of highly water soluble drugs using milnacipran HCl as a model drug. Drug Deliv. Lett., 2(1), 35-45.
  3. Shastri, D. H., Patel, P. B., Shelat, P. K., Shukla A. K. & Shah G. B. (2012). "Design and characterization of ofloxacin mucoadhesive in situ hydrogel. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 6(23), 1644-1652.
  4. Parejiya, P. B., Barot, B. S., Shelat, P. K., Patel, R. C., & Shukla, A. K. (2011). Development and validation of analytical methods of milnacipran hydrochloride in bulk and pharmaceutical formulations. Eurasian J. Anal. Chem., 6(1), 67-75.
  5. Shastri, D. H., Patel P. B., Shelat, P. K., Shukla, A. K. (2010). Ophthalmic drug delivery system: Challenges and Approaches. Systematic Reviews in Pharmacy. 2(1), 113-120.
  6. Shah, P. A., Patel, N. J., Shelat, P. K., Shukla, A. K., (2009) Dissolution of pharmaceuticals: Current issues and Challenges. Int. J. Pharm. Res., 2, 11-22.
  7. Shukla, A. K., & Sharma, S. N. (1977). Microencapsulation and Formulation of Sustained Release Capsules of Diazepam. Ind J Pharm Sci, 39(5), 100-110.
  8. Shukla, A. K., & Verma, K. C. (1978). Influence of Formulation Variables On Paracetamol Tablets. Ind J Pharm Sci, 39, 200-202.
  9. Shukla, A. K., & Verma, K. C. (1983). Micrencapsulation of Ascorbic Acid By Air Suspension Technique and formulations of Tablets. Indian Drugs, 23, 100-105.
  10. Shukla, A. K., & Sharma, S. N. (1977). Influence of additives on permeation of Diazepam across a biological membrane. Indian Drugs, 14(4), 148-154.
Presentations
  • Parejiya, P. B., Barot, B. S., Movaliya, V. R., Shelat, P. K., Shukla, A. K. (2011) Investigation for use of Lepidium sativum mucilage powder as a disintegrant in formulaiton of milnacipran HCl tablets. Paper presented at Ayush sponsered workshop on current trends and recent advancements in herbal drugs.
  • Shukla, A. K., & Sharma, S. N. (1977). Micro encapsulation and Formulation of Sustained Release capsules of Diazepam. Paper presented at the Second Common Wealth Conference.
  • Shukla, A. K., & Verma, K. C. (1979). Penicillin by Air Suspension Technique and Evaluation of Products. Paper presented at the 31st Indian Pharmaceutical Congress.
  • Shukla, A. K., & Verma, K. C. (1981). Micro encapsulation of Ascorbic Acid By Air Suspension technique and Evaluation of products. Paper presented at the 32nd Indian Pharmaceutical Congress.