Dr. Ravi Rawat 

Dr. Ravi Rawat 

Assistant Professor (Senior Scale)

Profile Summary

Dr. Ravi Rawat is working as an Assistant Professor specializing in Medicinal Chemistry, known for his expertise in synthetic organic chemistry, computer-aided drug design, and exploration of medicinal properties. He holds a good academic background as he completed his Bachelor's in Pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Health Science, Rohtak, Haryana, in 2016. He qualified Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) conducted by AICTE, New Delhi, with All India Rank 41. The same year, he also qualified NIPER-JEE with All India Rank 61 to secure admission at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali, Punjab. Post graduating with a M. S. in Medicinal Chemistry in 2018, he secured National Doctoral Fellowship and joined the Ph.D. program at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi. His doctoral research work entitled “Design, Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Imidazo-fused Heterocycles for Anti-malarial and Anti-cancer Activities” has resulted in the identification of novel molecules targeting drug-sensitive and drug-resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum and cancers, with sub-micromolar potencies. He received research funds under the RPS-NDF scheme by AICTE, New Delhi, for 2019-2021.

Work Experience

Dr. Rawat has more than 5 years of experience in teaching and research. He has previously worked as an Assistant Professor at MVN University, Palwal, and a National Doctoral Fellow at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. He has created several certification courses and is an instructor on Udemy (with over 10000+ students and an instructor rating of 4.6 out of 5). He is a life member of the Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists, the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, and the International Association of Academic Plus Corporate. He is also a reviewer of various scientific journals related to the field of medicinal chemistry.  

Research Interests

Drug design & discovery; Organic synthesis; Pharmacoinformatics; Artificial intelligence & Machine learning; e-Learning 

Teaching Philosophy

Dr. Ravi Rawat's teaching philosophy fosters an inclusive, interactive learning environment that promotes critical thinking and scientific exploration. He believes in providing students with a solid foundation in medicinal chemistry and pharmacy informatics while incorporating real-world applications and cutting-edge research findings into his curriculum. Dr. Rawat emphasizes the importance of hands-on learning, encouraging students to participate in laboratory exercises and research projects actively. He is committed to mentoring and guiding students, nurturing their passion for scientific inquiry, and preparing them for successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry or academia.  

Courses Taught

Dr. Rawat has taught several courses in his teaching career, including Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques, Computer Aided Drug Design, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Medicinal Chemistry II, Medicinal Chemistry III, Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry II, Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry III, Biochemistry & Metabolism, Cheminformatics & Medicinal Chemistry, Computer Applications in Pharmacy, etc 

Awards and Grants

Dr. Rawat owns the copyright for the software work “HeroMDAnalysis: Automagical MD Analysis and Plotting Tool” by Copyright Office, New Delhi. He has received best speaker and poster presentation awards at various national and international conferences. His views were featured in a Russian documentary on “Global Perception of Russian President Vladimir Putin after the Russian-Ukraine War” produced by Izvestia, Moscow. He was awarded NIPER Master’s Research Fellowship by the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, and a National Doctoral Fellowship and research grant under the RPS-NDF scheme by AICTE, New Delhi. 

Scholarly Activities

Dr. Rawat has engaged in various research projects, publications, and academic collaborations. His dedication to disseminating knowledge is evident through his prolific publication record, covering diverse aspects of medicinal chemistry. He actively participates in scientific conferences, presenting his findings and engaging in discussions with fellow researchers. His involvement in academic collaborations has resulted in interdisciplinary research projects, fostering innovation and knowledge exchange.