Survey No. 22/6/4, Objective
Plot No. 88, Lane No. 5, To form a firm foundation of knowledge for innovative research
Near Nandan Prospereo, management and administration to become a learned
Behind D-Mart, Baner -Balewadi, pharmaceutical professional to deal with the challenges
Pune – 411045.
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Current Position: Associate Professor – Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace
University, School of Pharmacy, Pune
07th June 2019 – till Present
Research and Development Experience:
Research Scientist – Innovation and Development at Abbott Healthcare
Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai. India
13th Sep 2016 – 6th Jun 2019
Associate Scientist – Formulation and Development – Quality by Design
at Lupin Research Park, Pune. India
18th Aug 2014 – 2nd Sep 2016
Project Trainee – Formulation and Development at Piramal Health Care,
Goregaon, Mumbai. India
19th May – 30th Nov 2009
Project Trainee – Formulation and Development at Nu-Life
Pharmaceuticals, Pimpri, Pune. M.S. India
19th May – 18th Jun 2006
Academic Experience: Lecturer – Pharmaceutics
Progressive Education Society’s, Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies)
Moshi, Pune. India 29th Nov 2009 – 31st Aug 2010
Visiting Lecturer – Research Methodology
G. H Raisoni Institute of Interdisciplinary Sciences, Pune. M.S. India
1st Oct 2009 – 31st July 2010
Education Details: a) Ph.D (Pharmaceutics- Pharmaceutical Sciences),
5th Aug 2010- 10th Sep 2015
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. India
Guide: Prof. Atmaram Pawar
Dissertation topic- Development and Evaluation of Targeted Polymeric
Micellar Drug Delivery System
CSIR – Senior Research Fellow (SRF) – 1st Apr 2012 – 17th Aug 2014
Dr. Ashwin Kuchekar
b) Project Fellow under University Grant Commission (UGC) Major
Research Project Dry Powder Inhalers Based on Nanotechnology”
1st June 2011- 31st March 2012
c) Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), 2009
R. C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research Shirpur.
North Maharashtra University, India.
Guide: Dr. Surendra Gattani
Dissertation topic-Formulation and Evaluation of Chronotherapeutic Drug
Delivery Systems
d) Bachelor of Pharmacy, 2007
Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune. Bharati
Vidyapeeth Deemed University, India
e) HSC, 2003
Sadguru Gadge Maharaj College, Vidyanagar, Karad. Kolhapur Board,
f) SSC, 2001
Holy Family Convent High School, Vidyanagar, Karad. Kolhapur Board,
1. Council of Scientific Industrial and Research (CSIR) – Senior Research
Fellow (SRF) Award, April 2012
2. Successfully completed the commercial Launch of Orahex-Pro
(Octenidine Hydrochloride) Mouth wash at Windlas Biotech,
3. Successfully completed the Scale Up Batches of Esgipyrin (Diclofenac)
injection at Nitin life Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Dehradun.
4. Member, Board of studies Pharmaceutics, Savitrybai Phule Pune
University, Pune.
Technical skills:
1. Expertise in areas like Novel Drug Delivery System, generic and branded
product development.
2. Development of parenterals, oral solids and liquid dosage forms.
3. Co-ordinating with analytical department for preformulation and analytical
method development.
4. Preparation of protocols, batch manufacturing record, specifications and
product development report for product launch.
5. Development of Drug Delivery Technology from conceptualization to
product development.
6. Preparation of SOPs for documentation, equipment, and instruments.
7. Preparation of guidelines and templates for formulation development
activities using the quality by design approach.
8. Value addition of existing product by reducing the cost, increase in yield
and process modification.
9. Co-ordinating in setting and designing of the parenteral and oral solid lab
10. Co-ordinating with the research and development department for the
review of Quality by Design (QbD) documents (initial and updated) and
product development writing of solid orals and parenterals.
11. Participated in technical discussion with formulation and development,
developmental quality assurance and intellectual property rights
departments for the kick off meetings of the products.
12. Working with medical department for continuing medical education for
leading doctors on formulation technology, pharmacokinetics and
13. Good hands in Design of Experiments (DOE), formulation and process
optimization of new and ongoing products.
(Software’s handled: Design Expert, SAS-JMP, Statgraphics.)
14. Sound knowledge of various in vitro cell lines used in the cytotoxicity
experiments and animals for in vivo anticancer experiments
1. Screening of factors using Plackett Burman Design in the preparation of
capecitabine loaded nano polymeric micelles, International Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science. Vol 6, Issue 5, Pg. No. 489-496 (IF-
2. Capecitabine loaded polymeric micelles: Formulation, characterization and
cytotoxicity study, Proceedings of the International Conference on
“Advanced Nanomaterials and Emerging Engineering Technologies”,
ICANMEET 2013, 2013, Article number 6609332, Pg. No. 412-415
3. Pharmaceutical Quality by Design: A New Approach in Product
Development, Research and Reviews: Journal of Pharmacy and
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Volume 2, (3), July – September, 2013
4. Six Sigma Process Understanding Control and capability of Ranitidine
Hydrochloride Tablet, Journal of Young Pharmacists. Vol. 3 / No, 2011;3
(1): 15-25 (IF- 0.342)
5. Self Microemulsifying Drug Delivery System: A Novel approach For
Hydrophobic Drugs, International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jan-
Apr, 2011;3 (1): 988-1005
6. Psoriasis: A comprehensive review, International Journal of Pharmacy &
Life Sciences, Vol. 2, Issue 6: June: 2011, 857-877 (IF-2.798)
7. Formulation and Evaluation of Optimized Oxybenzone Microsponge Gel
for Topical Delivery. Journal of Drug Delivery, Volume 2015 (2015), Article
ID 261068, 9 pages.
8. Development of ranolazine loaded floating biomaterial gellan beads using
Box-Behnken factorial design. Materials Technology 01/2015; 30(1):33-42.
(IF: 1.23).
9. The Future of Prescription: E-Prescription, International Journal of
Community Pharmacy, Volume 4, Number 2, May-August 2011, 14-18
Workshops – Conferences:
1. Polytech-2012’: International Conference on Advance in Polymeric
Materials & Nanotechnology (15th -17th December 2012) at Bharati
Vidyapeeth University, Poona College of Pharmacy, Pune
2. Workshop on “Intellectual Property Rights–Indian Pharmaceutical
Perspective” (23rd & 24thFeb. 2010) Maharashtra Institute of Pharmacy,
Kothrud, Pune.
3. National level seminar on “Current Trends in Novel Drug Delivery
Research” (23rd & 24th Jan. 2010) Modern College of Pharmacy, Nigdi,
4. State level seminar on “Recent Trends in Novel Drug Delivery” (30th & 31st
Dec. 2009) Pravara Rural College of Pharmacy, Pravaranagar, Ahmednagar.
5. Workshop on “Recent Advances in Drug Development: Opportunities and
Challenges” (3rd & 4th Dec. 2008) Maharashtra Institute of Pharmacy,
Kothrud, Pune.
6. 57th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (2nd to 4th Dec. 2005), held at
Madhapur, Hyderabad.
Papers (Posters/Oral):
1. Capecitabine loaded polymeric micelles: Formulation, Characterization and
Cytotoxicity Study (Selected- Oral Presentation on 24th -27th July 2013),
International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Emerging
Engineering Technologies, (ICANMEET-2013), Chennai; India; 24 July-26
July 2013
2. National Conference on “Current trends in Novel Drug Delivery System’’ at
R. C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, Shirpur.
3. “Applications of Modern Software’s in Drug Design” National Symposium
on “Interdisciplinary Science in Pharmacy” College of Pharmacy Chopda,
4. “Formulation and Evaluation of Sustained Release Aceclofenac Tablets”,
National Conference on “Controlled Release Society” Mumbai.
Extracurricular activities:
 Coordinated National Service Scheme camp
 Coordinated State Level Cricket Tournament for 20th Pharma Cup
Coordinated Alumni Meet 2011 at Bharati Vidyapeeth Poona College of
Pharmacy, Pune
 Communicating & interacting with people
 Strong belief in sincerity, hard work & teamwork
 Optimistic approach towards life & its challenges
 Understanding, analyzing & producing a relevant solution to the problem
Personal Details:
Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth : 30th Oct’1985
Sex : Male
Languages Fluency : English, Hindi, Marathi.
Marital Status : Married
References Dr. Atmaram Pawar, (Mobile: +91 9096800845)
Dr. Sanjay Boldhane, (Mobile: +91 9920901781)
Place: Pune Ashwin Bhanudas Kuchekar
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