Advisory Members
Dr.Ramachandra Bhat
M.Sc, Ph.D (IIT-Mumbai)

Technical Professional having 25+ years of experience in basic research as well as product development across Chemicals and Personal Care Products (FMCG) sector. Has in depth experience across new materials research, new product development in oral care, skin cleansing, hair therapy as well as inorganic materials and catalysts, chemical process development, analytical methods development, quality enhancement, cost management, Process simplification, manufacturing convenience enhancement. Established an R&D unit starting from designing the floor-plan to GMP qualification of the facility. Understands consumer insights and defines product portfolio strategy for the business and develops appropriate-technology for the products. Has developed many novel technologies and exploited their benefits in all product applications. Novel concept development and problem solving are his major strength in addition to managing projects end-to-end. Trained in Project Management, delivered beyond expectations in both MNC as well as Indian multinationals, supporting to grow the businesses. Published 14 research papers, has 9 patents, and also a theorem in Euclidian Geometry.

Tarun Yadava
B.Pharm, PGD- Pharmaceutical Production Management & Quality Assurance management

Technical professional with over 20+ years of Industrial experience in formulation development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical dosage forms. Currently holds the senior management position as Asst. General Manager and plant head at TIL healthcare Pvt Ltd. Have worked in various global pharmaceutical companies across the country. Has diverse knowledge of unit operations with regards to scale-up considerations of active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients and finished product formulations such as Tablets, Capsules, Soft gels, Liquids, injectables and powders along the GxP Guidelines. Good administrative skills in Pharma Change Control, Validation, Audit and Compliance

S. Rajarajan
M.Pharm, Ph.D

Presently working as a faculty, Department of Pharmaceutics, Karnataka College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, Karnataka. He is having more than 19 years of experience in the teaching field. He completed post graduation in Industrial pharmacy and currently pursuing Ph.D in Pharmacy from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. He holds a patent and published two books related to pharmaceutics. He has more than 75 research and review paper published in national and international journals. He is actively involved as a pharmacy journal chief editor, consultant, reviewer and editorial board member for few journals.

Dr. B. Prakash Rao
M.Pharm, Ph.D

a Professor in Pharmaceutics in Acharya college Of Pharmacy, Bangalore. Dr. Prakash Rao received his Ph. D in Pharmaceutics from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The one patent has been granted. He has 33 Years of Experience in teaching Pharmaceutical Subjects, Consultant and reviewer for National and International Journals. He is the author and co-author of more than 60 publications. Guided 7 Ph.D students and 55 M. Pharm students. Written 3 books in Pharmacy. Grants had been sanctioned.

Dr. Purnima Ashok
M.Pharm, Ph.D., PDCR

Dr.Purnima Ashok, M.Pharm., Ph.D., PDCR, Principal, Acharya BM Reddy College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, has got 30 years of teaching experience with more than 70 research publications in both national and international journals. She has got a patent to her credit and has teaching experience in Pharmacovigilance to B.Pharm. Students. She has guided 30 M. Pharm and 10 Ph.D. students. She holds a position of Co-converner in Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI) and Editorial board member of APTI Women’s Forum News letter. She is a member of editorial board of Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, News letter, Karnataka.

Dr. S.N. Sriharsha
M.Pharm., Ph.D., Post Doctorate, Diploma in R&D

Dr. S.N. Sriharsha, M.Pharm., Ph.D., Post Doctorate, Diploma in R&D, Principal, Professor and Research Director Hillside College of Pharmacy and Research centre ,Academic Council member, RGUHS, Bangalore, has over 20 years of Industrial and Academic experience with more than 35 research publications in both national and international journals. He has guided 06 Ph.D. students. He is a Pharma Technical Consultant for F&D, Pharma Plant set up, Exports, contract manufacturing, regulatory, BA/BE studies, Clinical, analytical support, DMF and Dossier support.

Dr. Basavaraj M Dinnimath
M.Pharm., Ph.D

Dr. Basavaraj.M.Dinnimath, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry ,KLES's College of Pharmacy,Hubballi has got over 11 years of teaching experience with more than 16 research publications to his credit. He has guided many B.Pharm and M.Pharm Students from Pharmaceutical Chemistry department. He was the Supervisor for the funded project - VGST-SPICE – Govt of Karnataka .Has delivered lectures at various seminars and workshops conducted by UDEHP and KLEU’ College of Pharmacy Belgaum. He is an honorary member of editorial board for Integrative Pharmaceutical Research, Journal of clinical Research & Pharmacy and Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is also a reviewer for Journal of Pharmaceutical biology, Journal of Ayurveda & Integrative Medicine and H Index (Google Scholar) - 5 (SCOPUS). He is a Life member of APTI and IPA.