Ali Nokhodchi obtained his pharmacy degree (Pharm.D. degree) in 1989 from Tabriz School of Pharmacy, Iran. He completed his Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical technology at John Moores University, Liverpool, UK, in 1996 and has been a qualified pharmacist since 1989. He held a lectureship (1997–2001) and senior lectureship (2001–2003) at the School of Pharmacy, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. During this period, he was the Head of postgraduate studies and also the Vice Dean for research for a period of 4 years at Tabriz School of Pharmacy. In 2003, he was appointed as a Lecturer of pharmaceutics at the Department of Pharmacy, King’s College London. He worked as a Professor of pharmaceutical technology at Tabriz School of Pharmacy prior to this appointment as a Senior Lecturer of pharmaceutics at Medway School of Pharmacy. He has supervised over 75 M.Pharm. project students and 8 Ph.D. postgraduate students at several institutions in various fields of pharmaceutical technology. At the present, he has 4 Ph.D. students in his laboratory working on particle engineering, dissolution enhancement techniques, and controlled release formulations. He is a regular reviewer for many international pharmacy journals and an editorial board member of several journals in pharmaceutical sciences. He teaches the M.Pharm. program and is a course Coordinator of medicines design and manufacture 2 (MP2) within the undergraduate program. He has published a significant number of papers on various fields of pharmaceutics, mainly, tableting, particle engineering for oral and pulmonary delivery, skin delivery, and controlled-release formulations.
Biography Updated on 16 February 2010