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Dr. S N Koteswara Rao G

Dr. S N Koteswara Rao G

Professor & Section Head – Pharmaceutics

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

Specialization             : Pharmaceutics

E mail                         : snkoteswararao.g@nmims.edu

Phone                         : 022-42332000 (Extn-2032) 

Experience                 : 16 years

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 36 M.Pharm projects and published 94 papers in several indexed journals. To his credit, published 10 book chapters with reputed publishers like Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, & Wiley. He has successfully guided 3 Ph.D candidates and currently guiding 6 research scholars. 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. 

Interest areas:

  • Formulation design
  • Product development
  • Statistical optimization
  • Biopharmaceutical evaluation/pre-clinical studies
  • Bioanalytical studies
  • Data interpretation


  • Publications: 94 (International: 69; National: 25)
  • Books: 2
  • Book Chapters: 8
  • Patents: 5
  • Presentations: 42 (International: 19 National: 23)

Projects: 4

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars attended: 70

Academic activities

He has guided 36 M.Pharm. students for their research projects.

He has guided 3 PhDs successfully and 6 candidates are registered for PhD under his supervision. 


  • Best Senior Faculty Award from Novel Research Academy in 2021.
  • Best Teacher Award 2020 from K L University.
  • Young & Promising Investigator Honor from CRC Pharma, New Jersey, USA in 2019.
  • Gold Medal Performance in International Certification by AICTE-UKIERI on "Creating Open-Source Cloud based Gnomio Moodle of Your Own Subject for OBE” in 2019.
  • Quality Recognition Award from K L University in 2018.
  • Best Slogan Award from Drugs Control Administration & A.P. State Pharmacy Council in 2015.
  • Favorite Teacher Award from Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2015.
  • Best Teacher Award from Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2014.
  • Best Paper Award from Raghu College of Pharmacy in 2012.
  • Best Paper Award from GITAM University in 2011.
  • University Grants Commission (UGC) Fellowship, New Delhi during M.Pharm. 2006-08.
  • All India Rank 203 (98.6 percentile) in GATE-PY 2006 conducted by IIT Kharagpur.
  • Gold Medal for standing as College Topper in B.Pharm. in 2005.
  • University III Rank during Graduation in Acharya Nagarjuna University in 2005.
  • 2 Silver medals in 1999.

Professional Memberships

  • Life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA), No. AP/WALT/LM/042.
  • Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), No. AP/LM-183.
  • Life member of Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA), No. 8047.
  • Registered Pharmacist at Andhra Pradesh State Pharmacy Council (PCI), No. 055991/A1.
  • Life Member of Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP), APP/TS/LM-181/20.
  • Member of Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation, No. IESRF/2021/106
  • Member and Reviewer of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), USA (2017-20), No. 248939.
  • Basic Member of World Economics Association, UK.

Recent Publications

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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