Dr. Hemanga Hazarika

Dr. Hemanga Hazarika



Dr. Hemanga Hazarika, a distinguished pharmaceutical researcher and educator, joined Girijananda Chowdhury University’s School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on October 1, 2021. With an impressive 8-year career in Research and Education, Dr. Hazarika excels in advancing drug development knowledge and nurturing future pharmaceutical professionals.

After completing his M. Pharm., Dr. Hazarika gained proficiency in quality control at the Regional Drug Testing Laboratory, Govt. of India, Guwahati. As a Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) Fellow (from 2016 to 2021) at the Defence Research Laboratory, Tezpur, he contributed significantly to pioneering pharmaceutical formulation research.

In April 2022, Dr. Hazarika earned a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Dibrugarh University. His research on eco-friendly mosquito control showcased his commitment to innovation. Currently an Assistant Professor, he also coordinates the Research and Innovation Cell at Girijananda Chowdhury University, Tezpur constituent campus.

Dr. Hazarika’s research interests include natural product development, non-target toxicity studies, and insect odorant receptors. His dedication extends to cultivating excellence in pharmaceutical science education. By crafting effective teaching strategies and mentoring students, he shapes the industry’s future.

Acknowledged with the SOMA Young Scientist Award 2022, by the Society of Medical Arthropodology (SOMA), Hyderabad, Dr. Hazarika holds a noteworthy publication record in national and international journals, with a h-index of 9(Google Scholar). He is a regular member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), a lifetime member of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), and SOMA.


  • Bachelor of Pharmacy 2013 Gauhati University
  • Master's of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutics 2015 ASTU
  • MBA in Total Quality Management 2015 SMU
  • Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences 2022 Dibrugarh University


  • Hazarika Hemanga, Krishnatreyya, H., Tyagi, V., Islam, J., Gogoi, N., Goyary, D., Chattopadhyay, P. and Zaman, K., 2022. The fabrication and assessment of mosquito repellent cream for outdoor protection. Scientific Reports, 12(1), p.2180. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-06185-9
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Tyagi, V., Krishnatreyya, H., Roy, P.K., Islam, J., Chakraborty, S., Gogoi, N., Kishor, S., Bhutia, Y.D., Goyary, D. and Karmakar, S., 2020. Design, development and assessment of an essential oil based slow-release vaporizer against mosquitoes. Acta Tropica, 210, p.105573. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105573
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Tyagi, V., Krishnatreyya, H., Islam, J., Boruah, D., Kishor, S., Chattopadhyay, P. and Zaman, K., 2020. Essential oil based controlled-release non-toxic evaporating tablet provides effective repellency against Musca domestica. Acta Tropica, 210, p.105620. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105620
  • Sahu, B.P., Hazarika Hemanga, Bharadwaj, R., Loying, P., Baishya, R., Dash, S. and Das, M.K., 2016. Curcumin-docetaxel co-loaded nanosuspension for enhanced anti-breast cancer activity. Expert opinion on drug delivery, 13(8), pp.1065-1074. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17425247.2016.1182486
  • Krishnatreyya, H., Hazarika Hemanga, Saha, A. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Fundamental pharmacological expressions on ocular exposure to capsaicin, the principal constituent in pepper sprays. Scientific Reports, 8(1), pp.1-17. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-30542-2
  • Krishnatreyya, H., Hazarika Hemanga, Saha, A., Mandal, S., Bora, N.S., Kishor, S., Bhutia, Y.D., Goyary, D., Karmakar, S. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2020. Amelioration from the ocular irritant Capsaicin: Development and assessment of a Capsazepine in situ gel system for ocular delivery. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 17(6), pp.863-880. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17425247.2020.1754396
  • Chakrabarti, S., Islam, J., Hazarika Hemanga, Mazumder, B., Raju, P.S. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Safety profile of silver sulfadiazine-bFGF-loaded hydrogel for partial thickness burn wounds. Cutaneous and ocular toxicology, 37(3), pp.258-266. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15569527.2018.1442843
  • Junejo, J.A., Gogoi, G., Islam, J., Rudrapal, M., Mondal, P., Hazarika Hemanga, and Zaman, K., 2018. Exploration of antioxidant, antidiabetic and hepatoprotective activity of Diplazium esculentum-A wild edible plant from North Eastern India. Future Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4(1), pp.93-101. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fjps.2017.10.005
  • Krishnatreyya, H., Hazarika Hemanga, Saha, A. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Capsaicin, the primary constituent of pepper sprays and its pharmacological effects on mammalian ocular tissues. European journal of pharmacology, 819, pp.114-121. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2017.11.042
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Tyagi, V., Krishnatreyya, H., Kishor, S., Karmakar, S., Bhattacharyya, D.R., Zaman, K. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Toxicity of essential oils on Aedes aegypti: a vector of chikungunya and dengue fever. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 5(3), pp.51-57.
  • Tyagi, V., Patel, R., Hazarika Hemanga, Dey, P., Goswami, D. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2017. Chemical composition and bioefficacy for larvicidal and pupicidal activity of essential oils against two mosquito species. International Journal of Mosquito Research, 4(4), pp.112-118.
  • Singha, J., Chowdhury, D., Hazarika Hemanga and Krishnatreyya, H., 2018. Drug utilization studies on antibiotics in the department of medicine (in patient) of Gauhati medical college and hospital (gmch), Guwahati. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Drug Research, 8(1), pp.34-39.
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Boruah, S., Islam, J., Paul, A. and Zaman, M.K., 2020. Antimicrobial, Mosquito Larvicidal and Repellent Activity of Essential Oils Isolated from Three Local Species of Ginger Grown in Upper Assam Region, India. Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research, 7(1), pp.126-142.
  • Islam, J., Hazarika Hemanga, Roy, P.K., Patowary, P., Chattopadhyay, P., Pathak, Y.V. and Zaman, K., 2021. Regulatory Perspectives and Concerns Related to Nanoparticle-Based Lung Delivery. In Handbook of Lung Targeted Drug Delivery Systems (pp. 591-609). CRC Press, United States. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003046547-43
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Krishnatreyya, H., Chattopadhyay, P., Saha, A., Pathak, Y.V. and Zaman, M.K., 2020. Nanoemulsion Delivery of Herbal Products: Prospects and Challenges. Nano Medicine and Nano Safety: Recent Trends and Clinical Evidences, Springer, Singapore, pp.267-288. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-6255-6_11
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Krishnatreyya, H., Bhattacharjee, B., Rynjah, D., Gogoi, D., Ahmed, A.B. and Zaman, K., 2023. Liposomal Drug Delivery in Malaria. In Malarial Drug Delivery Systems: Advances in Treatment of Infectious Diseases. Cham: Springer International Publishing. (pp. 161-185). Doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-15848-3_8
  • Hazarika Hemanga, Krishnatreyya, H., Laskar, M.A., Gogoi, P., Zaman, K. and Chattopadhyay, P., 2018. Herbal Mosquito Repellent Liposomal Formulations: A Mini Review. landscape, 23(9), pp.3319-3329.

Award, Fellowship & Recognition

  • 1. DRDO Junior Research Fellowship Award, Defence Research Laboratory (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, Tezpur, Assam, India, Awarded on May, 2016
  • 2. Received ‘SOMA Young Scientist Award’, from Society of Medical Arthropodology (SOMA), for focused research of promising medico arthropodological significance, at the 15th International Conference of Medical Arthropology organized by Dept. of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana State held on 12-14 December, 2022