Department of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
Department of Pharmaceutics at KBIPER is headed by Prof. P. K. Shelat. Dr. Shelat has worked for more than a decade in industry and since then in academia. Additionally there is one professor, 4 assistant professors and 3 lecturers in the department. All the members strive to give quality education to B. Pharm., M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics) and Pharm. D. students. Two of the members are university recognized Ph. D. guides and all are recognized post graduate guides. Additionally the members either co-ordinate key committees framed for the normal functioning of the institute like IPQAC, Examination or are members of the committees.
The emphasis is on the research. The department has been successful in attracting grants from AICTE, DST and GUJCOST. The members of the department have done projects for a number of industries. The members have number of papers in reputed journals having high impact factors. Additionally the department has been granted a few patents that are in different processing stages. The department has embarked on various areas of pharmaceutical research ranging from fast release, immediate release, controlled release to novel drug delivery system including nanoparticle based system.
The department has requisite infrastructure in place. The department is equipped with some of the following instruments/equipments:
Sr. No. Instrument / Equipment name Company
1 UV- visible (UV-1800) Spectrophotometer Shimadzu
2 Dissolution apparatus, USP Electrolab Veego
3 Brookfield Viscometer Brookfield
4 Rotary compression machine Labtech
5 Probe sonicator Cronimach
6 Fluid bed processor Frontline
7 Stability chamber Frontline Electrolab
Few other important equipment includes laboratory scale coating apparatus, multipurpose drive, and a number of in-house developed testing apparatus. The aim is to develop the department as a centre of excellence and build capacity so as to give service facilities for high end testing. Services like formulation development, excipient evaluation, performance testing, stability studies etc have been catered to Azafran Innovacion, Lincoln Pharmaceuticals, Claris Lifescience etc.
Faculty
Sr. No. Name Designation More details
1 Dr. Arunkumar Shukla Professor and Post-graduate Director More Details…
2 Dr. Pragna Shelat Professor & Head More Details…
3 Dr. Divyang Dave Professor More Details…
4 Dr. Anita Lalwani Professor More Details…
5 Dr. Hitesh Dodiya Assistant Professor More Details…
6 Dr. Divyesh Shastri Assistant Professor More Details…
7 Dr. Lata Panchal Assistant Professor More Details…
8 Dr. Punit Parejiya Lecturer More Details…
9 Dr. Hetal Patel Lecturer More Details…
10 Ms. Grishma Patel* Lecturer More Details…
*Registered for Ph.D at KSV University