Prof. Ambikanandan Misra is Dean at Faculty of Technology and Engineering, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda since 23rd August 2011. He has guided 32 PhD and over 100 Master students. Currently 8 PhD and 6 Master students are working under his Guidance. He has 6 books, 36 book chapters and about 132 peer review research publications in reputed journals to his credit. He has filled 29 National and International patents out of which 5 have been granted so far. He is recipient of many prestigious awards namely National award for TAPTEC research project entitled “Liposomal Dry Powder Inhalation” on a National Technology day from Vice-President of India, Best scientist of the year award by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India in 2009, Award conferred for contribution in pharmacy education from IES group of Bhopal in 2009 and International award for Outstanding Manuscript entitled “Preliminary Brain Targeting Studies of Intranasal Mucoadhesive Microemulsions of Sumatriptan” in AAPS Pharmscitech Journal by American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists in 2008 and Best Reviewers in Pharmaceutical Sciences for Elsevier journals by Elsevier in 2011. He is coordinating the activities of six major research project funded by government of India amounting above 300 million rupees. He is the coordinator of TIFAC-Center of Relevance and Excellence in New Drug Delivery System, PURSE, DST, SBIRI, Department of Biotechnology and Sub-coordinator of Interdisciplinary Life Science program of Advance Research and Education, Department of Biotechnology. He is an advisor to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries. He has both academic and industrial experience of more than 34 years in the field of Pharmaceutical research.
Development of Novel Drug Delivery Systems which includes Nasal and Pulmonary drug delivery systems; Gene delivery vectors; Protein delivery systems; Cancer therapeutics; Targeted nanocarriers and Transdermal drug delivery systems.