Dr. Deepak K. Lokwani is presently working as Assistant Professor at R. C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur (Dist. Dhule), Maharashtra, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Pharmacy from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad in 2016. During Ph.D., he had awarded as Senior Research Fellow from ICMR and also worked as Project Fellow on UGC major research projects at Department of Chemical Technology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. He has published more than 25 research papers in peer reviewed journals with cumulative and average impact factor of 59.087and 2.66 respectively (As per Clarivate Analytics, Journal Citation Reports 2018). He has received national award from CSIR-OSDD for Short film made on topic “Need of New Drugs for Tuberculosis” in 2014. He also received Outstanding Publication Award by vLife Sciences, Pune in the field of Computer Aided Drug and Molecular Design in 2011. He also worked as sub-coordinator and mentor of on week training Programme on Computer Aided Drug Design arranged at Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad in 2017.
Dr. Deepak Lokwani major area of research includes computer aided drug design comprising Molecular docking studies, QSAR, Pharmacophore screening, and many more. He is currently working on rational design and synthesis of bioactive compounds in field of anticancer drug discovery.