Prof. Tejraj Aminabhavi College of Pharmacy, India

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Professor Tejraj M. Aminabhavi is presently the director of research at SET’s College of Pharmacy, Dharwad, India, continuing his research activities in the Pharmaceutical Engineering Department. He completed his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979 in the field of polymer science and was a post-doctoral associate... read moreat Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York, from 1980 to 1982. He taught polymer science for 37 years at Karnatak University, Dharwad, India in addition to being the founder director of center of excellence in polymer science (2002-2007). During 2007 to 20012, he worked as a scientific advisor to Reliance Life Sciences in Mumbai, India. Professor Aminabhavi has a distinct career, having published 850 research papers, 70 review articles, a textbook published by Wiley in 2002, and 3 US Patents in membrane science area applied to water purification. His research interests are in the area of pharmaceutics, nanoparticulate drug delivery systems, and hydrogels in drug delivery. He has done research in brain delivery applications of polymeric nanoparticles, hydrogels for insulin therapy, anticancer drug delivery systems, etc. His research publications have received high citations up to 40,000 with an h-index of 96. Aminabhavi has been the visiting scientist to University of Texas at Dallas, Lamar University, Texas, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Texas State University, San Marcos, and Cambridge University (UK) in addition to universities in China, France, Taiwan and Korea. He is serving as the editor in Chemical Engineering Journal, Editor in chief of Materials Science for Energy Technologies as well as Sensors International.