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Neeraj Kumar Sethiya

PhD M S University of Baroda, M.Pharma Dr. H.S Gour University

Assistant Prof, Head Centre for Innovation, Incubation, Enterprenureship and Startup (CIIES)

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  • Specialisation

    Pharmacognosy and Herbal Drug Technology (Pharmacy)

  • Research Interest

    Phytochemistry, Phytochemical Analysis, Pharmacognostical Studies, Bioactivity guided fractionation and Isolation of Phytoconstituents, Herbal Formulation and Plant Tissue Culture

  • Brief Profile

    Dr. Neeraj Kumar Sethiya had joined Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University on 2nd July 2019 in a capacity of Assistant Professor. Currently, he is also taking additional charge and acting as Head, Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development. Prior to this, he has worked in the position of Senior Innovation Fellow, at National Innovation Foundation-India (An Autonomous Body of DST- Govt of India), Formulation Scientist, at Regen Biocorps, Vadodara and Teaching Assistant at Pharmacy Department, The MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat. He has total 13 year of mixed experience including teaching, research and innovation. Dr. Sethiya completed his PhD (Pharmacy) in March, 2012 from The MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, M. Pharm from Dr. H. S. Gour Central University Sagar, MP and B. Pharm from RGPV Bhopal. He is recipient of SPER Young Scientist Award, Dr. PD Sethi Best Research Paper and UGC JRF Research Fellowship (for perusing both Post Graduation and PhD). He is also acting as consultant for industrial project and principal investigator for Govt funded project. Further, he is recognized guide for both PhD and masters Students and currently guiding 4 PhD.

    During his tenure, he achieved Research Gate score- 42, H. index- 19, and total citation of 1600 (Google Scholar Score) with 35 peer reviewed paper, 2 book chapter and 7 books. His major research includes, target oriented and lead based design and development of New Chemical Entities (NCEs) from natural scaffolds against Anti-stress, Anxiolytic, Anti-arthritis, Antidiabetic, Antioxidant, Alzheimer’s, Antimalarial, Hepatoprotective, Antiurolithiatic and Cosmeceuticals.

    Besides teaching pharmacognosy and natural product chemistry, he has also hands-on domain and expertise on innovation, incubation, entrepreneurship development, patents, and national biodiversity authority approval.

    Additionally, he is part of many National Activity including Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, INSPIRE AWARD Manak and Dr. APG Kalam Ignite Award. He is an expert speaker for many conferences, workshop and webinar.