National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
Dept. of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India NIPER HYDERABAD


Dr. Chella Naveen,
Department of Pharmaceutics,


Dr. Chella Naveen completed his B.Pharm and M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) from Osmania University and Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University. He has total 8 years of teaching experience both at under graduate and post graduate level. He is working as faculty in the department of Pharmaceutics, National Institute of Pharmaceutical education and Research (NIPER)-Hyderabad since December, 2010. His areas of interest include lipid based drug delivery approaches, bioavailability improvement of BCS class II drugs using novel drug delivery approaches, Nano emulsions. He has total 13 national and international publications to his credit. He won best presentation awards for oral and poster presentations at various national level competitions. About, 11 M.S. students completed projects and currently he is guiding 4 M.S. students for dissertation..

  • Ph.D. from Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
  • Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Sri Venkateshwara College of Pharmacy, Hyderabad (OU), India.
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from Nalanda College of Pharmacy, Nalgonda (OU), India.
  • Qualified in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE – 2003 & 2004) examination with 91.14 Percentile
  • Awarded Fellowship by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) during M. Pharmacy.
  • Best poster awards at various national level conferences.
  • Selected under UGC, RFSMS scheme at Punjab University


(a) Formulation considerations for the effective application of lipid excipients in enhancing the oral and topical delivery of medication; (b) Establishing relationship(s) between the lipid excipient properties and release of the drugs; (c) Use of lipid excipients in preparation of Self-Micro or Nano Emulsifying Systems (SMEDDS, SNEDDS) for improving the oral solubility, bioavailability and permeability through topical route; (d) Developing different delivery technologies for natural bio active molecules

  • Department of Pharmaceuticals (DOP), Ministry of chemical & fertilizers, Govt. of India



  • Manish Kumar Jeengar, Sri Vishnu Kiran Rompicharla, Shweta Shrivastava, Naveen Chella, Nalini R Shastri, VGM Naidu, Ramakrishna Sistla. Emu oil based nano-emulgel for topical delivery of curcumin, International journal of pharmaceutics, 2016:506; 222-236. (Impact factor 3.994)
  • Naveen Chella, BhaskarDaravath, Dinesh Kumar, Rama Rao Tadikonda, Formulation and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of Polymeric Dispersions Containing Valsartan, European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, pp 1-10 (Impact Factor: 1.68).
  • Laxmi Narayana, Naveen Chella, Dinesh Kumar & Nalini R. Shastri, Design of a novel type IV lipid-based delivery system for improved delivery of drugs with low partition coefficient, Journal of Liposome Research. September, 2015;25(4):325-33 (Impact Factor: 1.797).
  • Bari, N. Chella, K. Sanka, N.R. Shastri, P.V. Diwan, Improved anti-diabetic activity of glibenclamide using oral self nano emulsifying powder. Journal of Microencapsulation 32(1) 2015 54-60 (Impact Factor: 1.631).
  • N. Chella, R. Tadikonda, Melt dispersion granules: formulation and evaluation to improve oral delivery of poorly soluble drugs-a case study with valsartan. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy 41(6) 2015 888-897 (Impact Factor: 2.429).

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