Synergistic Activities

  1. Associate Professor, Institute of Material Sciences [Fall 2007 – Currrent]
  2. Editorial Board Member for the Journals:
    Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Advanced Powder Technology
    Journal of Developing Drugs
    Pharmaceutica Analytica Acta
    Journal of Composite Materials
    International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
  3. Acted as Chair/Co-Chair for Sessions in the Annual Meetings of AIChE:
    Solid Handling and Processing ( San Francisco, CA, 2013)
    Model Based Integrated Design of Pharmaceutical Drug Substance and Drug Product and Processes (Atlanta, GA, 2014)
    Mechanistic Understanding and Characterization of the Film Coating Process (Atlanta, GA, 2014)
  4. Performed collaborative research with:
    Prof. Theodore L. Bergman, Mechanical Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Fotios Papadimitrakopoulos, Institute of Material Science, UConn
    Prof. Montgomery T. Shaw, Institute of Material Sciences, UConn
    Prof. Ramesh B. Malla, Civil Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Faquir Jain, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Rampi Ramprasad, Chemical and Materials and Biomolecular Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Reda Ammar, Computer Science and Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, Computer Science and Engineering, UConn
    Prof. Fernando J. Muzzio, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University
    Prof. Silvina M. Tommasone, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Rutgers University
  5. Organizing Committee member/Scientific Advisory Board Member of the following International Conferences:
    Pharma-2012, Nov 23-24, Hyderabad, India
    Pharma-2013, April 8-10, Chicago, USA
    CMEM-2013, July 2-4, Coruna, Spain
  6. Acted as a Reviewer of the following Journals:
    Powder Technology
    Chemical Engineering Science
    Advanced Powder Technology
    International Journal of Pharmaceutics
    Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation
    Journal of Food Engineering
    Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences
    AIChE Journal
    Journal of Electrostatics
    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  7. Consultancy with Epygen Inc, Dubai, Development of Mathematical Models of Enzyme Kinetics for varied substrates
  8. Acting member and a Reviewer Member in Manufacturing Science and Engineering Committee of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. 2009-2010
  9. Undergraduate Scholarship Committee, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut
  10. Assessment Committee, School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut
  11. PhD Dissertation Committee member of Sumit Kumar, Xiao-Ming Xu, and Archana Rawat of School of Pharmacy, University of Connecticut
  12. Co-Advisor of Senior Design project, Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut (with Prof. Ted Bergman)
  13. Co-Advisor of Senior Design Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut (with Profs. F. Jain and J. Chandy)
  14. Advisor to undergraduate Pharmacy students in fall and spring semesters
  15. Served in the Interview Panel for selection of Incoming Pharmacy Students, 2010.
  16. Served as a committee member for the 4th Annual Schering-Plough Science and Innovation Award.