Amity University Gurugram Excels in R & D and Patent Filing during COVID-19 Lockdown
Gurugram : At a time when the fear of performance and uncertainty is looming large due to Corona crisis the research driven faculty members at Amity University, Gurugram demonstrated exemplary performance in the fields of R&D and patent filing for their innovative inventions and technologies.
Amity University, Gurguram has as many as 455 Quality Research Papers, 57 Book chapters and 42 Industry and Society relevant patents that have been filed by faculty members of the university.
Expressing his deep appreciation of the great work done by the R&D faculty, Research Publications and Patents filed, Hon’ble Chancellor Dr Aseem Chauhan said “The faculty at Amity University, Gurugram works with a zeal to contribute significantly to India’s science and technology capabilities and I am truly delighted that even during COVID 19 lockdown they have given an exemplary performance. At Amity we are fully committed to Nation building and also to protect the welfare and well-being of our faculty, staff and students”.
The highest impact factor publications include research papers of Impact Factor 13.2 by Dr Arun Kumar of Institute of Pharmacy, Impact Factor 12.8 by Dr Ujjaini and Impact Factor 9 by Dr Deepa Suhag of Institute of Biotechnology. But it is not the research publications alone; the 42 patents filed by Amity University Gurugram also include a few highly impactful patents such as the patent on “Gular Extract for Liver Cancer treatment” by Dr Saurabh Bhatiya, Prof P B Sharma, Dr Vivek Ballyan and team. This patent was originally filed as provisional and after laboratory trials has been filed as completed patent. The laboratory results not only point to significant improvement into alcohol induced hepato toxicity in liver but also resulted in significant boost of immunity of wistar rates, says Dr Bhatia the team leader from Amity Institute of Pharmacy.
Likewise, the completed patent by Dr Vimal Kishore of Biomedical Engineering at AUH on “Preparing Red Blood Cells from Stem Cells” is a path breaking invention that will revolutionise blood transfusion as being donor free and also avoids any chance of infected blood transfusion. Yet another patent in the area of nanotechnology by Dr Monica Vats, Dr Jyotsna Sharma, Dr SK Sharma and Dr Arvind Chhabra and team refers to Antimicrobial, Antifungal, Anti-dust clothing with self-cleaning property.
Apart from high impact patents filed by the faculty, R&D has been an all-time high at Amity University, Gurugram. The faculty of AUH has received 12 R&D awards from ICMR, DST & DBT for a total value of Rs 4.78 Crores.