Prof. P. R. Vavia is a Professor in Pharmaceutics at The Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. Currently, he is the Dean of academic programmes at Institute of Chemical Technology. He has more than 29 years of teaching experience to undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students. So far, Prof. Vavia has guided over 55 Master students and 43 Ph.D. students who are placed at key positions in leading pharmaceutical organizations. Presently, his research group comprises 5 masters and 15 Ph.D. students. Till date, he has 137 peer reviewed scientific publications in national and international journals to his credit, with more than 2745 citations and H-index of 27. Prof. Vavia has given more than 250 research presentations at national and international levels. He has 8 granted patents, 38 complete patent specifications and 3 PCT applications filed in the area of drug delivery technology.