Dr. Sanjay Dey

Present Position: Associate Professor & HoD

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Medical Sciences

E-mail: sanjay2.dey@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • PhD (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Dibrugarh University
  • Pharm. in Pharmaceutics, Dibrugarh University
  • Pharm, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Research Key Areas:

  • Formulation development of conventional and novel drug delivery systems
  • Exploration of plant based biopolymers as excipients for developing different drug delivery system.
  • Solubility and oral bioavailability enhancement using polymer and lipid based approaches.
  • Application of statistical optimization technique and Quality by Design (QbD) in drug development.
  • Nanopharmaceuticals based drug delivery e.g. nanovesicular, polymeric nanoparticles and lipid nanoparticles etc.

Research Highlights:

  • h-index: 20; i10 index: 28; Citation : 969 (According to Google Scholar, June, 2022)
  • Young Innovative Award
  • Entrepreneurship Week -2014 Premier Award
  • Entrepreneurship Education Award


  • Associate Professor & HoD (Department of Pharmaceutical Technology), Adamas University, India, 2020-
  • Associate Professor (Pharmaceutics), Adamas University, India, March, 2021 –
  • Associate Professor (Pharmaceutics), Calcutta Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology and AHS, India, August 2019 – March, 2021
  • Associate Professor (Pharmaceutics), Techno India University, India, May, 2019 – July, 2019
  • Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics), Techno India University, India, September, 2016 – May, 2019
  • Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics), Bengal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, India, February, 2011- September, 2016
  • Assistant Professor (Pharmaceutics), Shri RNS College of Pharmacy, India, May, 2009 – January, 2011
  • Trainee (Technology Transfer), Cipla Ltd., India, December, 2008 – April, 2009
  • Senior Officer (Product Development Laboratory), Dabur Pharma Ltd., India, February, 2004 – October, 2006

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International refereed journals: 40
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 07

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Selected Publication (s):

  1. Formulation development and statistical optimization of zingiberol incorporated sodium alginate-methyl cellulose blend microspheres. J. Biolog. Macro. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.07.233.
  2. Enhanced topical permeability of natural flavonoid baicalein through nano liposomal gel: In vitro and in vivo J Drug Deliv Sci Tech. 2020; 57: 101666.
  3. Development and optimization of besifloxacin hydrochloride loaded liposomal gel prepared by thin filmhydration method using 32 full factorial design. Colloids Surf. A. 2019.
  4. Piroxicam loaded solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN): Potential for topical delivery. Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 2019; 53(2): S82-S92.
  5. Transdermal lipid nanocarriers: A potential delivery system for lornoxicam. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. 2017; 5: 1-15.
  6. RP-HPLC method development, validation, and quantification of lornoxicam in lipid nanoparticle formulations. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016; 8(11): 152-158.
  7. Polymers derived for Xanthomonas campesteris and Cyamopsis tetragonolobus used as retardant materials for the formulation of sustained release floating matrix tablet of atenolol. Int. J. Biolog. Macro. 2014; 65: 346-356.
  8. Formulation and evaluation of fixed-dose combination of bilayer gastroretentive matrix tablet containing atorvastatin as fast-release and atenolol as sustained-release. BioMed Research International. 2014. Article ID 396106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/396106.
  9. Floating capsules containing alginate-beads of salbutamol sulfate: In Vitroin vivo Int. J Biolog. Macro. 2014; 64: 181-189.
  10. Three levels face centered central composite design for colon targeted microparticulates system of celecoxib: Screening of formulation variables and in vivo Current Drug Delivery. 2014: 11(6): DOI. 10.2174/1567201811666140519161628.
  11. Topical delivery of aceclofenac as nanoemulsion comprising excipients having optimum emulsification capabilities: Preparation, characterization and in vivo Expert Opin. Drug. Deliv. 2013.
  12. Formulation development and optimization of bilayer tablets of aceclofenac. Expert Opin. Drug. Deliv.  2012; 1-7.

Research Patents:

  1. A system for fabricating zingiberol loaded microspheres using sodium alginate and methyl cellulose blend, Patent Application Number: 202021106657, 2022
  2. Ultraviolet disinfecting device for medical instruments, Patent Application Number: 356025-001, 2022
  3. Polyherbal gel formulation for growth of hair follicle, Patent Application Number: 2021104419, 2021

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor / Supervisor: 05 (Awarded)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Advisory Board Member: Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research, Journal of Drug Discovery and Therapeutics
  • Associate Editor: Journal of Fundamental Pharmaceutical Research
  • Reviewer: AAPS PhrmaSciTech, British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholar, Journal of Pharmacy Research
  • Life Time Member: Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers in India (APTI)