Ashwini Nangia
Professor, FNASc, FASc, FNA 
J.C. Bose National Fellow 

Ph. D. Yale University, 1988

NOCIL Agrochemicals R&D Centre (Navi Mumbai), 1988 - 1989 
Assistant Professor      University of Hyderabad, 1989 - 1993
Associate Professor University of Hyderabad, 1993 - 2001
Professor University of Hyderabad, 2001 - Present  
On lien as Director CSIR-NCL Pune, March 2016 onwards
Phone: +91- 40- 23134854, E-mail: 
Research Interests 
  • Current research activities are directed towards polymorphism, pharmaceutical cocrystals, and the design and synthesis of solid-state assemblies for novel and improved drug products 
  • Polymorphism and pseudopolymorphism 
  • Host-guest inclusion chemistry 
  • Design of novel crystalline solids 
  • Thermal measurements on polymorphs 
  • Pre clinical testing of drug cocrystals and eutectics 
  • Modification of physico-chemical and pharmaco-kinetic properties of drugs 

Selected Publications
  • A novel curcumin artemisinin coamorphous solid: physical properties and pharmacokinetic profile (Communication ) Kuthuru Suresh, M. K. Chaitanya Mannava and Ashwini Nangia, RSC Advances, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 58357. 
  • Pentamorphs of acedapsone (Article), Geetha Bolla, Sudhir Mittapalli and Ashwini Nangia, Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 14, 5260.
  • Cocrystals of the Tuberculosis Drug Isoniazid: Polymorphism, Isostructurality, and Stability (Article), Swapna Battini, Devarapaga Maddileti and Ashwini Nangia, Cryst. Growth Des., 2014, 14, 5991.
  • Multicomponent ternary cocrystals of the sulfonamide group with pyridine-amides and lactams (Communication) Geetha Bolla and Ashwini Nangia, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 15578.
  • Eutectics as Improved Pharmaceutical Materials: Design, Properties and Characterization (Feature article), 
    Suryanarayan Cherukuvada and Ashwini Nangia, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 906.