Dr. Vivekanand Kisan Chatap, presently working as Assistant Professor in Department of Pharmaceutics at H. R. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur and Ex-president, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Madhya Pradesh, State Branch. He is advisor, Shree Tuljabhavani Sevabhavi Saikshanik & Samajik Sanstha, Hi-Tech College of Pharmacy, Chandrapur. He has awarded Ph.D in Pharmacy (Science and Technology) from North Maharashtra University, Jalgoan. He Secure First rank in M Pharm (Pharmaceutics) in academic year 2005-2006, He received certificate from World Intellectual Property Organization Academy for completion of course on Intellectual Property He received Silver medal in Oral Presentation on entitle “Herbal Absorption Pramotors For Oral Drug Delivery”at BRNCOP, Mandsaur M.P. He has received ‘Best Innovation Award -2017’ National level competition Level-II & Level-III at Jalgaon & Pune, organized by GHR Labs & Research Centre, Raisoni group of institution, He has received “Young Researcher Award” at National Seminar on 24/3/2018 at Smriti College of Pharma Edu, Indore (M.P.) He has received Best Teacher Award for 2009-2010 received from Sharadchandra Pawar College of Pharmacy, Pune. He has received 1st Runner-up prize of in Enterpreneural idea competition conducted by SVKM’S NMIMS, Shirpur campus. He was received 1st prize in Teacher Category (Medicine & Pharmacy) at University Level Avishkar Research Competition-2014, 2015 and 2016 ”, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon and Participate in Maharashtra State Inter-University Research Convention (State Level Avishkar 2014, 2015 and 2016) at Nagpur, Pune and Nanded State University. His several B. Pharm & M. Pharm students received Prizes for Poster/Oral Competition in various conferences. He has received 36.21 Laks funds from different funding agencies in India. He has published 48 research/review paper in National & International Journals with (Impact Factor 0.6 to 7.4). He has published Text Book of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Authors by Vivekanand Chatap, Ashish Dixit & Pawan Tiwari, Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi-India.
In particular, the research is focused on understanding the effect of neutraceutical organic carrier in drug delivery and management of critical disease conditions and also conducting research work on nanofiber and nanoparticulate based drug delivery system for enhancement of solubility and dissolution rate of poorly water soluble drug.