NEERAJ KUMAR SETHIYA
Dr. Neeraj Kumar Sethiya currently working as Associate Professor in Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University, Dehradun, India. He had also worked as Head Department, to establish Centre for Innovation, Incubation, Entrepreneurship and Startup at DIT University. 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 15 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 Bharat Gaurav Purushkar, Academic Excellence Award, Excellence in Performance Award, 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 several Govt and private funded project.
During his tenure, he achieved H. index- 22, and total citation of 2080 (Google Scholar Score) with 50 peer reviewed paper (with < 100 Impact Factor), 6 book chapter, 7 books and 15 patents. 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, Nutraceuticals 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.
Recently, Dr. Sethiya has been enlisted as world top 2% Scientist List jointly declared by Stanford University and Elsevier from last two consecutive year. He has been recently Honoured with position of Editor in Chief for Bentham Sciences Journal Current Indian Sciences- Natural Product and The Journal of Phytopharmacology.