Dr. Ravindra Nanda, who is renowned for his research in “Cephalometric Study of the Dentofacial Complex of North Indians”, is the Head of Department of Craniofacial Sciences. He is a Ph.D. in Orthodontics, and with his proficiency in Dentistry, Dental Surgery, Verbal, and Maxillofacial Operation, he got promoted to Head of the Department of Craniofacial Science.
Ravindra Nanda has been teaching Dentistry for over 4 decades now and has been honored with awards by National and International orthodontic organizations for his contributions in the field of dentistry and orthodontics. With his immense knowledge, he has authored 7 textbooks and edited over 200 publications and journals. Professor Ravindra Nanda has appeared at a number of public speakings in more than 40 countries. At the 8th APOC in New Delhi, India, He was honored by the Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS), with a Life Time Membership.
Textbooks Authored by Dr. Nanda
• Retention and Stability in Orthodontics WB Saunders Co, Dr. R. Nanda, R and Burrstone, CJ Philadelphia, in 1993.
• Biomechanics in Clinical Orthodontics WB Saunders Co, Dr. R Nanda, Philadelphia, in 1996.
• Biomechanics and Esthetic Strategies in Clinical Orthodontics. WB Saunders Co, Dr. R Nanda Philadelphia, in 2005.
• Temporary Anchorage Devices in Orthodontics. Dr. R Nanda, Philadelphia: WB Saunders, in 2008.
• Current Therapy in Orthodontics, Mosby, St. Louis, Dr. R Nanda and Kapila S, in April 2009.
• Esthetics and Biomechanics in Orthodontics, Saunders, St. Louis, MO, Dr. R Nanda, in 2015.
• Atlas of Complex Orthodontics, Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, Dr. Ravindra Nanda and Uribe F, in 2016.
Dr. Nanda’s awards and honors in the field of orthodontics
• Honorary Member of Jordan Orthodontic Society
• John Taylor Lecture, Australia at Australia Society of Orthodontics Foundation
• Sheldon Friel Memorial Lecture at European Orthodontic Society
• Keith Godfrey Visiting Professor, Sydney, Australia at the University of Sydney
• Life Time Achievement Award at University of Connecticut Foundation
• John Mershon Memorial Lecture, Boston, Massachusetts at American Association of Orthodontics
• Honorary Member of Czech Orthodontic Society
• Honorary Member of Taiwanese Orthodontic Society
• Honorary Life Time Membership of Indian Orthodontic Society
• Gordon Kirkness Memorial Lecture at the Australian Society of Orthodontics
• Honorary Member – Central American Orthodontic Society
• Wendell L. Wylie Memorial Lecture, San Francisco, California at the University of San Francisco
• Senior Research Fellow, Japan Promotion for Science, Sendai, Japan at the Tohoku University