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Dr. Anand Kumar Srivastava
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology IIT BHU
Area of Interest: 

Designation: Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics


B.Sc (1974):                  Allahabad University, Allahabad
B. Pharm. (1979):         Department of Pharmaceutics, IT-BHU , Varanasi
M. Pharm. (1981):         Department of Pharmaceutics, IT-BHU , Varanasi
Ph.D          (2018):         Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Professional Experience:
Industrial : 1 Year+
Teaching : 35 Years
Research: 33 Years

Course Taught:

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Dosage Formulation design
  • Quality assurance
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy 


  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Advanced Biopharmaceutics
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmacokinetics

Ph D:

  • Advanced Pharmaceutics
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Development of oral drug delivery systems
  • Development of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems
  • Development of newer dosage form viz. Buccal, Transdermal etc.

Chapter(s) In Book:

  1. Shubhini A. Saraf, A.K. Srivastava, Gyanendra Singh, (2012) Niosome based delivery of an Antitubercular drug Development and Characterization, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-15777-6, ISBN-10: 3659157775,EAN: 9783659157776


PI: Anand Srivastava,Co-PI: Aparajita Dutta, "Topical Composition For Treatment Of Burns With Enhanced Penetration And Method Of Formulating The Same" 2017 PATENT APPLICATION NO -201611020044 (Completed)

Papers Published (National & International):

List of Publications

  1. Antony Deva Punitha, Anand Kumar Srivastava. A Review on CNS Targeting. Ind° America Journal of Pharmaceutical Research., 3,4179-4191(2013.)
  2. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Pararneswara Rao Vuddanda,Sanjay Singh and Anand Kumar Srivastava. BioMed Research International.,June 2013.
  3. Prashant Shukla, Anand Kumar Srivastava. Different fabrication processes and polyrner blend for sustained release matrix tablet of high water soluble drug (Metoprolol Succinate) : And in-vitro evaluation. Pharma. tech., Vol.2012, Issue 2.
  4. Beuty Behera. Sai S. Sagiri, Kunal Pal, Anand Srivarstava. Modulating the physical properties of sunflower oil and sorbitan monopalmitate based Organogels. J. Apll. Polymer, 1-10 (2012)
  5. T.P. Chaturvedi, R. Srivastava, A.K. Srivastava, V. Gupta and P.K. Verma. Evaluation of metronidazole nanofibres in patients with chronic periodentitis – a Clinical study. JPHI, 108-112, (2012).
  6. T.P. Chaturvedi, R. Srivastava, A.K. Srivastava, V. Gupta and P.K. Verma. Evaluation of Doxycycline nanofibres in patients with chronic periodentitis – a Clinical study.(In Pess)
  7. Kiran Yadav, Deepak Yadav and A.K. Srivastava. Evaluation of hydrophilic, hydrophobic and waxy matrix excipients for sustained release tablets of Venlaflaxine hydrochloride.Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. (2012).
  8. Aditi Das, Saurabh Wadhwa and A.K. Srivastava. Cross linked guar gum hydrogel discs for colon specific delivery of ibuprofen: Formulation and in-vitro evaluation. Drug Delivery, 13, 139-142 (2006).
  9. A.K. Srivastava, D.N. Ridhukar and S.Wadhwa. Floating microspheres of cimetidine: Formulation, characterization and in vitro evaluation. Acta Pharm. 55, 277-285, (2005).
  10. K. Venkatesh Kumar, A.K. Srivastava, A.s. Rai, A. Dharamsi and A. Vijaykumar. Formulation and Evaluation of nalidixic acid-PEG 6000 – Surfactant Systems. Indian J. Pharm. Sci. 67(3), 315-318 (2008).
  11. A.K. Srivastava, Saurabh Wadhwa, D. Ridhukar, and B. Mishra. Oral sustained delivery of atenolol from floating matrix tablets- Formulation and in vitro evaluation. Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm. 31, 377-384, (2005).
  12. Venkateskumar k., Srivastava, A. K., Rai, A. S., Dharamsi, a. And Vijaykumar, A. Formulation and evaluation of nalidixic acid-dextrin-surfactant system. Indian Drugs, 41(12), 726-729, (2004).
  13.  M. Khosa, S. Singh, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Preparation and Evaluation of flurbiprofen loaded ethylcellulose microspheres. Biol. Memoirs, 28(1), 1-7, (2002).
  14. Ajit, S. Narang and A.K. Srivastava. Evaluation of solid dispersions of clofazimine. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 28(2), 1001-1003, (2002).
  15. R. Arora, A.K. Srivastava, M. Rani and B. Mishra. Investigation on osmotic matrix tablets as controlled delivery systems of Ketorolac Tromethamine. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 44, 87-96, (2002).
  16. S. Agrawal, M. Rani, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Studies on glyclazide-β-cyclodextrin-HPMC complexes and its tablets. Pharm. Pharmacol. Letters, 11, 79-82 (2001).
  17. K. Venkatesh Kumar, V. Satyanarayana, A.K. Srivastava, and B. Mishra. Effects of surfactants on the dissolution rate of sparingly soluble drug nalidixic acid in solid dispersions. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 42, 77-81, (2001).
  18. A.K. Srivastava, B. Mishra. Cross linked chitosan microspheres of pentazocine for intranasal administration. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 42, 11-15, (2001).
  19. C. Sankar, M. Rani, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Chitosan based pentazocine microspheres for intranasal systemic delivery: Development and Biopharmaceutical Evaluation. Pharmazine, 56, 223-226, (2001).
  20. A. Faruk, s. Singh and A. K. Srivastava. Enhanced transport of salbutamol Sulfate through rat skin via iontophoresis. Acta Pharmaceutica, XLII (4), 147-152, (2000).
  21. N. Chidambaram and A.K. Srivastava. Buccal Drug delivery system, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 21(9), 1009-1036 (1995).
  22. G. Jayanthi, S.B. jayaswal and A.K. srivastava. Formulation and evaluation of Terfenadine Microbaloons for oral controlled release. Pharmazine, 50, 769-770 (1995).
  23. Vishal Kumar Gupta, S.B. Jayaswal, A.K. Srivastava, and M. Vijay Kumar. Controlled Release Microspheres of Diclofenac Sodium prepared by spherical crystallization technique. Pharmazine 49, 692-693, (1994).
  24. S.Singh, A.K. Srivastava, S.B. Jayaswal. Effect of formulation factors on the release  characteristics of Metranidazole tablets. The Eastern Pharmacist., XXXII (374), 121-124, (1989).
  25. Srivastava A.K. et al. Formulation of Sustained release Chlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets. In vitro study and In vitro – in vivo correlation. Indian J. Pharm. Sci. 44(1), Suppl. 24 (1982).
  26. A.K. Srivastava and S.B. Jayaswal, Choice of Excipients in the Formulation of Dexamethasone microdose Tablets, Indian Drugs, 19(12), 499-501 (1982). 

Research Guidance: 

Ph.D.           : Completed: 4 (Supervisor-02, Co-supervisor-02)
PG               : Completed: 81, Ongoing: 06

Honors, Recognition & Awards:
  • IDMA - G.P. Nair Gold Medal (1979)
  • BHU Gold Medal (1979)
  • Aruna & Malaviya Gold Medal (1979)
  • BHU Gold Medal (1981)
  • Best paper presentation award (1st Prize) in International Pharmaceutical Conference, Bangkok (2014).

 Membership in Professional bodies:

  • Life Member
    • Indian Pharmaceutical Association
    • Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
    • Member in Academic Council of Central University South Bihar, Gaya(2017-2019)

Seminar/Symposia Organized:

  • Treasurer, 59th IPC 2007, Varanasi.

Countries Visited:

  • Thailand (2014)
  • UAE (2015)
  • Honorary Treasure, 59th IPC (Indian Pharmaceutical Congress)-2007, Varanasi
  • Honorary Secretory IPA (local Chapter)1988-1995, Varanasi
  • Prof. In-charge, Pharmaceutical Society of the Department of Pharmaceutics, IT (BHU)
  • Secretory Teachers Association in BHU (1999-2000)
  • Admin Warden in Limbdi Hostel IIT (BHU) (1999-2002)
  • Member Executive Council, University Club, BHU
  • Deputy Chief Proctor  BHU (2010-2013)
  • Chairman Cultural wing IT Gymkhana
  • Coordinator, Gandhi Technology Alumni  Centre (IIT Guest House) (2015-2017)
  • Admin Warden GRTA IIT (BHU)
  • Member in Academic Council of Central University South Bihar, Gaya (2016 onward)