Dr BM Gurupadayya working as a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, Mysore, India. He has received PhD degree from Kuvempu University, Shimoga, India in the field of Medicinal Chemistry in 2006. His area of research lies in the field of analytical/bioanalytical method development of drugs and pharmaceutical formulations. He is currently working on stereospecific separation and pharmacokinetic properties of chiral drugs in biological fluids. Dr.BM Gurupadayya had worked on research projects funded by government agencies viz. UGC, AICTE and VGST, DST. Presently 7 research scholars are completed their PhD degree under his supervision. In addition he has successfully guided more than 36 masters’ degree students in the field of pharmaceutical analysis. He has several research publications to date in national and international journals of high profile. He had received Dr. PD Sethi Annual Award for best research paper on application of TLC/HPTLC in pharmaceutical analysis, Sipra Innovative Pharma Research Award and best oral presentation award for title of “New chiral normal phase UFLC method for determination of venlafaxine hydrochloride enantiomers in pharmaceutical formulations” in the national conference of APTICON-2016. He is a life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI), India Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Pharmacist of Karnataka State Pharmacy council, India.