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Name Prof. Amiya Kumar Panda
Designation Professor
Department Name CHEMISTRY
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-379 / Centrex Extn. 379
Email ID
Fax 0322-275329
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Address Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Vidyasagar University Midnapore 721102 West Bengal, India Phone: +913222276554/555/557/558;Ext.437 Fax: +91322275329/297
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
M.Sc., Physical ChemistryTripura University1992
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
10/12/2015 – till date: Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Vidyasagar University
18/01/2013 – 09/12/2015: Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal
March 2014: DST-JSPS Short Term Fellow, Tokyo University of Science
2008: Endeavour Fellow, Govt. of Australia, University of South Australia
18/01/2010 – 17/01/2013: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
a) Membrane mimetic systems
b) Development of novel drug delivery systems:
c) Amphiphilic monolayer:
Course/ Subject Taught 
Physics and Chemistry of the Interfaces
Molecular Spectroscopy
Solid State Chemistry
Biophysical Chemistry
Liquid Crystals
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
An Insight into the Physiological Properties and Virulence of Vibrio choleraAdvances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 159, Edited by Leon V. Berhardt2020Nova Medicine and Health, New York, USA
Theoretical Approaches on the Synergistic Interaction between Double-Headed Anionic Amino Acid-Based Surfactants and Hexadecyltrimethylammonium BromideJournal of Surfactants and Detergents2020AOCS
Interfacial and Aggregation Behavior of Dicarboxylic Amino Acid Based Surfactants in Combination with a Cationic SurfactantLangmuir, 35, 15306−153142019American Chemical Society
Quorum Sensing Autoinducer(s) and Flagellum Independently Mediate EPS Signaling in Vibrio cholerae through LuxO-Independent MechanismMicrob. Ecol. 77, 616 -6302019Springer
Paradoxical bactericidal effects of hydrophobic lung surfactant proteins and their peptide mimics using liposome molecular trojanJournal of Oleo Science 67, (8) 1043-10572018Japan Oleo Chemical Society
Orcinol glucoside loaded polymer - lipid hybrid nanostructured lipid carriers: Potential cytotoxic agents against gastric, colon and hepatoma carcinoma cell linesPharmaceutical Research, 35, 1982018Springer
Use of ion pair amphiphile as an alternative of natural phospholipids in enhancing the stability and anticancer activity of oleanolic acid loaded nanostructured lipid carriersColloids and Surfaces, A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 545, 147-156 2018Elsevier Science
Physicochemical Characterization of Chrysin Derivative Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carriers with Special Reference to Anticancer ActivityJournal of Surfactants and Detergents, 21, 421-432 2018Wiley
Role of PEG 2000 in the surface modification and physicochemical characteristics of pyrazinamide loaded nanostructured lipid carriersJournal of Chemical Science 130,422018Springer
Exploring the dual impact of hydrocarbon chainlength and the role of piroxicam, a conventional NSAID on soylecithin/ion pair amphiphiles mediated hybrid vesicles for brain – Tumors targeted drug deliveryColloids Surfaces A: 546, 334-3452018Elsevier Science

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Composition, Structure and Biophysical Functions of Pulmonary Surfactants: Their Deficiency and Strategy for RemedyProc Indian Natn Sci Acad, 83, 745-7672017Indian National Science Academy

Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Dr. Banita SinhaPhysicochemical and Theoretical Investigations on the Synthesis, Characterization and Optoelectronic Properties of NanoparticlesProf. Anirban MisraAwarded2018
Dr. Sujoy PaulPhysico-Chemical Studies on Microemulsions with Special Emphasis to Ionic Liquid Awarded2016
Dr. Moumita ChakrabortyPhysico-chemical Investigations on Microheterogeneous Systems with Special Reference to Spectroscopic Studies Awarded2015
Dr. Kausik MannaPhysico-chemical Studies on Surfactant Aggregates Awarded2013
Dr. Kajari MaitiInteraction Between Cationic and Anionic Surfactants at the Air/Liquid Interface and in the Bulk with Reference to Phase Behaviour, Surface Pressure, and Formation of Micelles, Reverse Micelles, Vesicles and CoacervatesProf. S. C. BhattacharyaAwarded2013
Dr. Suvasree MukherjeePhysico-chemical Studies on Pulmonary Surfactants, Coacervates and Complexes of Ionic SurfactantsProf. S. P. MoulikAwarded2012
Dr. Satwati DasguptaInvestigation on the Physico-chemical Properties from Some Serotypes of KlabsiellaProf. R. K. NathAwarded2012
Dr. Mrinmoy DePhysicochemistry of Water-in-Oil MicroemulsionsProf. S. P. MoulikAwarded2011
Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Physicochemical Studies on Structured Aggregates with Special Reference to Ionic LiquidsPIUGC, New Delhi9166003 year20152018
Mixed monolayers of phospholipids, double tailed surfactants, silica nanoparticles and the formation of stable liposomes for medical applicationsIndian PIDST, Govt. of India and RFBR, Govt. of Russia15065602 year20152017
Physicochemical Studies on Bacterial/Other Membraneous Interfaces in an Attempt to Develop Improvised Antimicrobial Drug Carrier SystemsPIDBT, Govt. of India, New Delhi39950003 year20142017

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Interfacial, kinetic and mechanistic studies on dendrimer-liposome interactionsPICSIR, New Delhi20000003 year20122015
Physicochemical investigations on nanostructured lipid carriersPIDST, Govt. of India, New Delhi46000003 year20122015
Characterization and applications of biomimetic vesicular structures assembled from mixed cationic/anionic surfactant systemsIndian PIGITA-DST-NSC-Taiwan4000003 year20112014
Controlled Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoparticles of Zn-salts using Microemulsion Incorporated with Anion Species (Indo-Thailand Bilateral Collaboration)Indian PIDST, Govt. of India and MOST, Govt. of Thailand3220002 year20092010
Physico-chemical Studies on Ionic Liquid MicroemulsionsPIDST, Govt. of India, New Delhi36668003 year20092012
Physico-chemical Studies on Dye-Nanoparticle AggregatesPIUGC, New Delhi4141603 year20092012
Physico-chemical Studies on Surfactant Aggregates and Synthesis of NanoparticlesPICSIR, New Delhi10141143 year20062009
Physico-chemical Studies on Organized AssembliesPIUGC, New Delhi4031203 year20052007
Membership of Learned Society 
American Chemical Society
Indian Chemical Society
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Asian Society for Colloid and Surface Science
Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Oleo Science2018 to 2018
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Langmuir, An American Chemical Society Journal2017 to 2018
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
CRSI–22nd National Symposium in Chemistry (NSC-22), February 01-042018Poster Presentation and Chairperson of Technical SessionPt. Ravisankar Shukla University, Raipur Organized by the Chemical Research Society of Indian and Royal Society of Chemistry
Science Academies’ Lecture Workshop on Frontiers in Chemical and Material Sciences : Theory and Practice, February 08-102018Resource PersonUniversity of North Bengal Sponsored by INDIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (BANGALORE) INDIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE ACADEMY (NEW DELHI) THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, INDIA (ALLAHABAD)
International Conference on Synthetic Potent Molecule and Its Application (ICSPMIA 2018), October 30-31, 20182018Keynote SpeakerDepartment of Chemistry Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Sikkim Royal Society of Chemistry, Eastern India Section at Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Sikkim
28th Mid-Year Meeting of the Indian Academy of Science, June 29 - July 01, 20172017Teacher ParticipantIndian Institute of Science, Bangalore
21st Chemical Research Society of India National Symposium in Chemistry and CRSI-American Chemical Society Symposium, July 13-16, 20172017Poster PresentationIndian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
International Conference on Emerging Materials (ICEM 2017), April 20-21, 20172017ConvenerSERB, BARC, VU, INST, IACS, NBU, ACS
Science Academies Lecture Workshop on Chemistry and Biology Interface, April 21-22, 20162016CoordinatorScience Education Panel, Indian Academy of Sciences
Recent developments on the theoretical and experimental aspects of advanced materials2015CoordinatorScience Education Panel Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India
22nd West Bengal State Science and Technology Congress, February 28-March 01, 20152015Organizing SecretaryDepartment of Science and Technology, Govt. of West Bengal, India
5th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science2013Working President/ConvenerASCSS
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Hyogo Overseas Research Network FellowshipHyogo Prefecture, Japan2019
Siksha Ratna Award-2019Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal2019
Outstanding Reviewer (top 10 percentile)Chemical Physics, Published by Elsevier2017
Bronze MedalChemical Research Society of India2015
Honorary Membership, American Chemical Society for three years (2015)American Chemical Society2015
DST-JSPS short term Visiting FellowshipDST-JSPS2014
Best Teacher AwardChemical Research Society of India2012
Endeavour AwardGovt. of Australia2008
Young Scientists’ AwardIndian Science Congress Association2001
BOYSCAST FellowshipDept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India2001
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