Department of Health Sciences, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Keywords of expertise: 1. Solid-state pharmaceutics, 2. Particle engineering, 3. Surface properties, 4. Carrier-free formulations
Golden Paragraph: Sitaram Velaga earned PhD from Uppsala University and currentlly holds a professorship in pharmacy at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He is also a head of research education in Health Sciences. His major research interests include solid-state pharmaceutics and particle engieeneering for inhalation and nasal applications. His current projects in the area focus on carrier-free formulations, particle engineering through cystal engineering and effect of triboelectric charging on the particle deposition. Further, in collaboration with SimInhale members, Velaga is pursuing particle adhesion and cohesion properties and and dissolution of inhaled particles.