Hema Nair, PhD in Pharmaceutics from Mumbai University, Diploma in Patent Law, Nalsar University, Hyderabad, is currently Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics at Sri Venkateshwara College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad, India. She has 15 years of teaching experience at Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai. Her key research areas include drug delivery systems-conventional & novel, synthesis and evaluation of novel polymeric excipient materials. She has around 10 research projects both Government & Industry sponsored. She has published 14 research articles in both national & international journals and participated in more than 33 conferences. She is currently a reviewer for several national and international journals.