Chandigarh September 13, 2021
Two professors of University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), namely, Prof Bhupinder Singh Bhoop and Prof Om Prakash Katare, of Panjab University have been felicitated with Pharma Excellence and Pharma Recognition Award, respectively, on Teacher’s Day, 5th September, 2021 by PHARMA LOK, an organization of eminent pharmaceutical professionals of India.
Globally acclaimed for his scientific work on Pharma Quality by Design (QbD), Nanomedicine and Computational Pharmaceutics, Prof Bhoop has to his credit nearly 410 publications, including 16 books with an H-index of 52, 7 patents and 3 technology transfers. A widely travelled scientist, he has delivered over 380 talks in India and several countries abroad, and have trained thousands of industrial scientists on QbD paradigms. Former Chairperson-UIPS, Deal Alumni Relations –PU, Dean Faculty Pharm Sciences, and Member University Syndicate & Senate, Professor Bhoop’s research work has fetched him with numerous international and national awards, accolades and fellowships, including the one from the Vice-President of India.
Prof. Om Prakash Katare is a world-renowned scientist in liposomal drug delivery technology. He has had honour of serving top positions in PU like Chairperson-UIPS, Dean-Faculty Pharm Sciences, Chairman-IAEC, and Director- Research Promotion Cell, PU. Till date, he has brought forth over 240 quality publications, 4 edited books, 10 international and national patents and commercialization of 5 industrials technology transfers of novel drug delivery systems. On the basis of his research work and technology development and transfers of several nanostructured and liposomal technologies, he has been bestowed upon with numerous awards including the unique distinction of being honoured by President of India with DBT-Tech Transfer Excellence Award.