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Dr. S N Koteswara Rao G

Dr. S N Koteswara Rao G

Professor & Head, Pharmaceutics (UG & PG), Industrial Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Technology

Qualification              : M. Pharm., Ph.D., MBA, DCT

Specialization             : Pharmaceutics

E mail                         : snkoteswararao.g@nmims.edu

Phone                         : 022-42332000 (Extn-2032) 

Experience                 : 16 years

Brief Profile:

During the tenure of 16 years, Dr. S N Koteswara Rao G, served several institutions at different capacities like Vice-Principal, Professor and Head during which major administrative responsibilities like NBA, NIRF, NAAC & PCI were successfully accomplished in addition to academic & research portfolios. To his credit, he has guided 45 M.Pharm projects and published 102 papers in several indexed journals. To his credit, published 21 book chapters with reputed publishers like Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, & Wiley. He has successfully guided 4 Ph.D candidates. He presented his research works at American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Exposition held at San Diego, California, USA. He is a recipient of gold medal and silver medals. He was trained at 3 levels by IIT Bombay for ICT enabled teaching & NITTR/UKIERI. His major areas of academic interest include OBE, ICT tools, game based learning, flipped classroom teaching etc. 


  • Publications: 102 (International: 77; National: 25)
  • Books: 3
  • Book Chapters: 21
  • Patents: 7
  • Presentations: 42 (International: 19 National: 23)

Projects: 4

Ongoing Projects:

  • INMAS, DRDO sponsored project, Rs. 29.94 lacs.
  • USA based Industry sponsored project, Rs. 23 lacs.
  • NMIMS University Seed Grant project, Rs. 2 lacs.

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended: 70

Academic activities

He has guided 4 PhDs successfully under his supervision.

He has guided 45 M.Pharm. students for their research projects.


Recent Publications

Exploring the potential of neem and tamarind gum as release retardants: Design and statistical optimisation of vildagliptin extended release matrix systems using D- optimal quadratic mixture design. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2024 Feb;259(Pt 1):129136.

(Cite Score: 14.5; Impact Factor: 8.2) Q1

Nanoformulation-based Drug Delivery System for Viral Diseases. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, 2022; 36464883.

(Cite Score: 5.0; Impact Factor: 2.5) Q2

A spotlight on alkaloid nanoformulations for the treatment of lung cancer. Frontiers in Oncology, 2022; 994155.

(Cite Score: 4.5; Impact Factor: 6.244) Q1

Compression coated pulsatile chronomodulated therapeutic system: QbD assisted optimization. Drug Delivery, 2022; 29(1):2258-68.

(Cite Score: 10.2; Impact Factor: 6.819) Q1 

The Race to Replace PDE5i: Recent Advances and Interventions to Treat or Manage Erectile Dysfunction: Evidence from Patent Landscape (2016–2021). Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2022; 11(11): 3140.

(Cite Score: 4.4; Impact Factor: 4.964) Q1

Development, statistical optimization and characterization of fluvastatin loaded solid lipid nanoparticles: A 32 factorial design approach. Pharmaceutics. 2022; 14: 584.

(Cite Score: 6.0; Impact Factor: 6.525) Q1

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