Sameer Navalgund, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research & Development, USP–India
Dr. Sameer Navalgund is Vice President of Research and Development at the USP facility in Hyderabad, India. He is responsible for the analytical research and development laboratories and the development of the documentary standards and reference materials for the USP Medicines Compendium (MC). USP–India also carries out the modernization of USP’s written standards through the monograph modernization process.
Dr. Navalgund joined USP–India in 2010, bringing with him more than 17 years of experience in pharmaceutical and specialty chemical industries. Before joining USP, Dr. Navalgund served in a key management position at International Specialty Products, Pharmaceutical Center of Excellence at Hyderabad.
Dr. Navalgund was awarded a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Mumbai University and holds a master’s degree in human resources management.