Mr. Vikas Anand , Assistant Professor and Incharge Pharmaceutics Section, Seth G. L. Bihani S. D. College of Technical Education, Sri Ganganagar, (Rajasthan) has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) for subject Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Faculty of Science by Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan) for his thesis entitled “Dissolution Rate Enhancement of BCS Class II Drugs by Ordered Mixing”. The research work was carried out under the supervision of Dr. P. K. Choudhury, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur (Rajasthan). He received his B. Pharm degree from Ch. Charan Singh University and M.S.(Pharm.) in Pharmaceutics from NIPER, Mohali. His other educational qualifications includes certificate course on IPR from WIPO Worldwide Academy, Geneva, PG Diploma in Patent Laws from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and PG Diploma in Pharma Regulatory Affairs from Bioinformatics Institute of India, Noida.
Dr. Vikas Anand is having more than 8.5 years teaching and research experience. He has guided more than 40 pharmacy graduate students for project work (Assignments) and supervised 1 M.Pharm. Quality Assurance thesis. He is life member of Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India (APTI), Association of Pharmaceutical Analysts, Indian Drug Manufacturers Association (APA-IDMA), Laboratory Animal Scientists Association (LASA), and InPharm Association.
He has published, 1 book, 19 papers in national and international journals and presented 19 papers in various national conferences. He is editorial board member of 7 in international and national journals and actively involved in peer-review process of 12 international and national journals of repute. He is innovator of two custom search engines named PSOAR and PGIAR for exploring scholarly literature and regulatory guidelines. He is author of two blogs http:vikaspsoar.blogspot.com and http://pharmcareer.blogspot.com which caters the needs of information retrieval, indexing of open access journals and career prospects in pharmacy. The blog http:vikaspsoar.blogspot.com is approved by Health on Net Foundaton (HON) and received Associate Membership of Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). He is author of SciTopics, Research Summaries by experts, Page titled “Taste Assessment of Pharmaceuticals”. He is a recipient of the Honour Award of the Seth G. L. Bihani S. D. Shiksha Trust for motivating and guiding students for GATE 2005. His name has been included and biography is published in "Marquis Who'sWho in the World" 2009, 2010, 2011th Editions and "Marquis Who'sWho in Science and Engineering" 2011-2012 for his contribution to scientific community. He has also received honour from Cambridge Bibliographic Society with inclusion of his name in "Dictionary of International Biography - 35th Edition", "Leading Educators of the World 2008", "Leading Professionals of the World 2008" and "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century".
His research activities include design, development, and evaluation of conventional and novel peroral drug delivery systems, drug release kinetics and mechanisms, taste masking, drug delivery utilizing ion-exchange resins, solid-solid mixing, dissolution enhancement of poorly soluble drugs, analytical method development, validation and GMP, information retrieval, patent and other intellectual property rights, and pharmaceutical regulatory affairs.
VISIT HIS ONLINE INITIATIVES
PSOAR (Pharmaceutical Sciences Open Access Resources Custom Search Engine)
PGIAR (Pharmaceutical Guidelines for Industry, Academia and Research)
http://vikaspsoar.blogspot.com (PSOAR AND PGIAR BLOG: Open Access Resources and Custom Search Engine Promotion)
http://pharmcareer.blogspot.com (PHARMCAREER BLOG: Career Prospects in Pharmacy)
SCITOPICS PAGE: Research Summaries by Experts (Taste Assessment of Pharmaceuticals)
ACADEMIC AND PRFESSIONAL PROFILE
BOOK (Principles of Pharmacognosy)