Dr. Harmeet Singh

Head of  Department

Dr Harmeet is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, PCTE Group of Institutes.

His area of specialization is Pharmaceutics and has 15 years of research and teaching experience. He is presently positioned as the Head of Department. He has completed his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee and Postgraduation from Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Academy for Pharmacy, Mathura. He has a number research & review publication in various National and International Journals in the field of drug delivery and nanotechnology.



Current professional/scientific interests:

Designing of Nanoformulations for Targeted drug delivery


  • Vashisth, P., Raghuwanshi, N., Srivastava, A. K., Singh, H., Nagar, H., & Pruthi, V. (2017). Ofloxacin loaded gellan/PVA nanofibers – Synthesis, characterization and evaluation of their gastroretentive/mucoadhesive drug delivery potential. Materials Science and Engineering C, 71, 611–619.
  • Raghuwanshi, N., Pathak, A., Patel, A., Vashisth, P., Singh, H., Srivastava, A. K., & Pruthi, V. (2017). Novel biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles and their therapeutic potential. Frontiers in Bioscience, 9, 33–43.
  • Co-author of paper “Evaluation of gellan based electrospun nanofibers for wound  healing”presented in NANOCON 2014, November 5th -7th   2014, Brno, Czech Republic, EU
  •  Antiproliferative  activity  of  ferulic  acid-encapsulated  electrospun PLGA/PEO nanofibers against MCF-7 human breast carcinoma cells, 3 Biotech, 2015.
  • Antibiofilm   activity   of   quercetin-encapsulated   cytocompatible nanofibers  against  Candida  albicans,    Journal  of  Bioactive  and  Compatible  Polymers,2013; 28: 652-665
  • Multiple unit asymmetric membrane capsule: A means for delivery of highly water  soluble  drug,  International  journal  of  drug  delivery  and  technology,2009;1(1):9-16
  • Prescribing pattern of asthma medication in a developed district of Punjab, The Pharmacist, November 2008.

Books/ Book chapters published:

“Gellan    as    pharmaceutical    excipient”    accepted    for    publication    in    the    book entitled ” Handbook   of   Polymers   for   Pharmaceutical   Technologies”   being   published by Wiley-Scrivener.

Invited lectures at scientific meetings and conferences:

  • Presented a talk as an invited speaker on “Nanotechnology For Cancer Treatment How Far-How Better” at Shobhit University, Mee
  • Presented a  lecture  on  “  Storage  of  Medicines:  crucial  for  their  effectiveness”  in  one  day workshop on continuing pharmacy education program for practicing pharmacist by Uttarakhand Pharmacy Council, Dehradun

Research presentations or posters at scientific meetings and conferences:

  • Paper presented  on  “Magnetic  Nanocarriers:  An  Upcoming  Targeted  Drug  Delivery Approach for Cancer Treatment” in 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends of Nanotechnology in Drug Discovery  May 26-27, 2014, held at NewDelhi.
  • Best oral  presentation  award  for  paper  “Polymeric  approach  to  synthesise  magnetic nanocarrier for targeted drug delivery” in International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, on the theme ” Present trends and future prospects in pharmaceutical sciences ” on 14-15 feb 2014 at SGRRITS Dehradun.

Memberships of scientific societies/forum:

Registered Pharmacist, Reg. No. 5491, in Uttarakhand Pharmacy Council, Dehradun

Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Reg. No.- UA/LM-065.

Life member of Indian Pharmacist Graduate’s Association, Reg. No.-LM-4207.