Dr Tejal Mehta
Dr Tejal Mehta is a Professor and Director (I/c) at the Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad. She is serving as Deputy Director of the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC). She has done her PhD from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar and BPharm and MPharm in “Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Technology” from Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. She has 26 years of teaching and 21 years of research experience. Her area of research is the Dissolution enhancement of sparingly soluble drugs and formulation development of conventional and novel drug delivery systems using concepts of QbD-DoE. She has published more than 70 research papers in journals of national and international repute. She has also presented several papers at national and international conferences. She has authored a chapter in a multi-authored book on Novel Drug Delivery Systems. She received the Best Paper Award in 2004 from the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India for publishing a paper in the Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. She also received R V Patel Best MPharm thesis award in the Guide category. She has published 4 books and 5 chapters in reputed publishers. authored the book “Practical Manual of Pharmaceutical Engineering” and “Practical Manual of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms”. She has filed 3 patents related to her research. She has successfully completed GUJCOST-sponsored minor research projects related to formulation development. She has delivered lectures in various staff development programs. She is a recognised PG and PhD Guide at Nirma University. She is a reviewer of national and international journals in the research area of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery. She is a life member of APTI, IPGA, and the Society of Pharmacovigilance of India.