Bezhan Chankvetadze

Tbilisi State University, Georgia
Lecture Title: 
“Current challenges and trends in enantioseparation of chiral drugs”

Bezhan Chankvetadze is Full Professor for Physical Chemistry and director of the Institute of Physical and Analytical Chemistry at the Tbilisi State University in Tbilisi, Georgia.

B. Chankvetadze has published over 250 research papers in peer reviewed journals, over 30 review papers and book chapters and holds several patents of the former Soviet Union, USA, Germany and Japan.

B. Chankvetadze has given over 250 presentations as plenary, invited or oral speaker on the international conferences in fields of chirality, electromigration techniques and separation science. B. Chankvetadze is the Editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands) and a member of the editorial boards of Journal of Chromatography A (Elsevier), Electrophoresis (Wiley-VCH), Journal of Separation Science (Wiley-VCH), Chirality (Wiley) and several other journals.

He has over 11 000 citations according Google Scholar and his current H-index is 58.

B. Chankvetadze is the recipient of “Journal of Chromatography Top Cited Article Awards” in 2005, 2006 and 2010, the recipient of “2006 Belgian Society of Pharmaceutical Science Award of Recognition”, “The Scientist of the Year 2016” award of the Rustaveli National Science Foundation (Georgia), and the joint Csaba Horvath Memorial Award of the Hungarian Separation Science Society and Connecticut Separation Science Council, USA (2017).
Prof. B. Chankvetadze is Full Member of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences.