Prof. Dr. Harvinder Popli
Director and Member
Professional accomplishment of over 29 years of experience in R&D, Academics and Industry in the field of Pharmaceuticals.
B Pharm (Gold Medalist)from Delhi University in 1984, M. Pharm in Pharmaceutics with distinctions from Delhi University along with Post graduate diploma in Business Management (Gold Medalist) from IMS Delhi in 1986. Continued research in Novel drug delivery for steroidal drugs and completed Ph. D from Delhi University in 1991.
Started career in academics in teaching and research, 1991in the College of Pharmacy, Govt of NCT Delhi, a premier institute affiliated to Delhi University, which is now Delhi Pharmaceutical Science and Research University. Selected twice by UPSC in 1991 for lecturer and then in 1998 Assistant Professor which is now names as Associate Professor.
Awarded prestigious Commonwealth fellowship in UK to pursue post-doctoral research in Manchester UK 1995-1996.
In 2000, moved on to Ranbaxy Laboratories, in their R&D group. Ranbaxy at that time was one of the best and largest Indian multinational pharmaceutical company. Helped Ranbaxy to acquire innovative products, drug delivery /development technologies from international companies across the globe and continued to rise on the corporate ladder till 2013 with eight figure salary before quitting.
After a very successful stint in Ranbaxy advised clients, incubators and start-ups for technology valuations in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology industry sectors in India and abroad as an independent Entrepreneur before moving on as Professor in Delhi Pharmaceutical Science and Research University in 2016.
As an advisor in the health committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, FIICI Biotech Committee member, interacted with governmental agencies to bring out several Healthcare sector issues of Industry and Academia.
Recipient of Common Wealth Fellowship, UK, Nagai Foundation Award Japan for best oral presentation, UGC Fellowship for Minor Project, Team Excellence Awards four times in Ranbaxy Laboratories, Global Appreciate award, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Drug Delivery Partnership Award, US. Listed in top 20 Business development Professional by European Business Development Consortium. Recently awarded International Leadership Innovative Excellence award by Institute of Economic Studies and Confluence award from PHD and WEF for outstanding women in Unification of Skill & Knowledge.
More than 100 research/review papers &International /National Presentations, 3US Patents, 1 EU Patent, 5 books and three chapters in books.
Guided 17 postgraduates and PhD students.