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Name Prof. Amiya Kumar Panda
Designation Professor
Office Phone No 3222-276554 Extn. 437
Email ID
Fax 0322-275329
Mobile No
Personal Website
Address Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology Vidyasagar University Midnapore 721102 West Bengal, India Phone: +913222276554/555/557/558;Ext.437 Fax: +91322275329/297
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
August 2010 – July 2012: Head, Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal
18/01/2007 – 17/01/2010: Reader, Department of Chemistry, University of North Bengal
March 2006 – May 2006: Visiting Scientist, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia
March 2001 – November 2002: BOYSCAST Fellow, Department of Obs. & Gyn., University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
06/08/1999 – 17/01/2007: Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Behala College (University of Calcutta)
02/01/1998-05/08/1999: Research Associate, Jadavpur University

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
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
Biophysical correlates on the composition, functionality and structure of dendrimer-liposome aggregatesACS Omega 3, 12235-122452018American Chemical Society
Quorum Sensing Autoinducer(s) and Flagellum Independently Mediate EPS Signaling in Vibrio cholerae through LuxO-Independent MechanismMicrobial Ecology (DOI:10.1007/s00248-018-1262-5)2018Springer
Effects of secondary carbon supplement on biofilm mediated biodegradation of naphthalene by mutated naphthalene 1, 2-dioxygenase encoded by Pseudomonas putida strain KD9Journal of Hazardous Materials 357, 187–1972018Elsevier Science
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
Impact of detergents on the physiochemical behavior of itraconazole loaded nanostructured lipid carriersColloids Surf. A.516, 63-712017Elsevier Science
Dynamic Surface Properties of Mixed Monolayers of Polystyrene Micro- and Nanoparticles with DPPCColloids Surf. A. 521, 239-2462017Elsevier Science
Physicochemical Investigation on the Pulmonary Surfactant of Some VertebratesJ. Surface Sci. Technol. 33, 127–1362017Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Double Tailed Cystine Derivatives as Novel Substitutes of Phospholipids with Special Reference to LiposomesJ. Phys. Chem. B. 120,10744-107562016ACS
Influence of Lipid Core Material on Physicochemical Characteristics of Ursolic Acid Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carrier: An Attempt To Enhance Anticancer ActivityLangmuir 32, 9816-98252016ACS
Effect of Fatty Acids on the Interfacial and Solution Behaviour of Mixed Lipidic Aggregates with Special Reference to Solid Lipid NanoparticlesJournal of Oleo Science,65, 419-4302016JOCS
Effect of Double Tailed Cationic Surfactant on the Physicochemical Behavior of Hybrid VesiclesRSC Advances 6, 13786–137962016RSC
Spectroscopic Investigation on the Interaction of Curcumin with Phosphatidylcholine LiposomesJ. Surface Sci. Technol. (Invited article for a FESTSCHRIFT in honour of Prof. D.K. Chattoraj on his 85th Birthday) 31, 77–852015Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Effect of Polymer Charge on the Formation and Stability of Anti-inflammatory Drug Loaded Nanostructured Lipid Carriers: Physicochemical ApproachRSC Advances 5, 65697 – 657092015RSC
Study of the Effect of Isotacticity on Some Physical Properties of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)Colloid Polym. Sci. 293, 1749–17572015Springer
Physicochemical studies on local anesthetics loaded second generation nanolipid carriersRSC Advances, 5, 26061-260702015RSC
Ion Pair Amphiphile: A Neoteric Substitute that Modulates the Physico-Chemical Properties of Biomimetic MembranesJ. Phys. Chem. B. 119, 4251-42622015ACS
The influence of lipid composition, pH and temperature on the physicochemical properties of liposomes with curcumin as model drugJournal of Oleo Science,65,399-4112015JOCS
Effect of Serum, Cholesterol and Low Density Lipoprotein on the Functionality and Structure of Lung Surfactant FilmsJournal of Oleo Science, 63, 1333-13492014JOCS
Physico-chemical Studies on the Interaction of Dendrimers with Lipid Bilaylers. 1. Effect of Dendriemer Generation and Liposome Surface ChargeJournal of Oleo Science, 63, 1185-11932014JOCS
Combined Phase Behavior, Dynamic Light Scattering, Viscosity and Spectroscopic Investigations on Pyridinium Based Ionic Liquid-in-Oil MicroemulsionRSC Advances 4, 32383–323902014RSC
Impairing Effect of Fibrinogen on the Mono-/Bi-layer Form of Bovine Lung SurfactantColloid and Polymer Science 292, 2765-27742014Srpinger
Physico-Chemical Studies on the Interaction of Bacterial Polysaccharide- Surfactant Aggregates with Special Reference to their Hydrodynamic BehaviorJournal of Oleo Science 63,1063-10752014JOCS
Molecular Basis of the Binding of Dye to Polycations: Absorption and Emission Spectral StudiesJournal of Surface Science and Technolgy, 30(1-2), 1-162014Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Synthesis and characterization of surfactant stabilized nanocolloidal dispersion of silver chloride in aqueous mediumColloids Surf. A: 443, 156– 1632014Elsevier
Dynamic Light Scattering and Viscometric Studies on the Interaction of Bacterial Capsular Polysaccharide, Klebsiella K40, with Pure and Mixed Surfactant Systems in Aqueous MediaJ. Surface Sci. Technol., 29, 101-1122013Indian Society for Surface Science and Technology
Physico-chemical studies on ionic liquid microemulsion: Phase manifestation, formation dynamics, size, viscosity, percolation of electrical conductance and spectroscopic investigations on 1-butyl-3-methyl imidazolium methanesulfonate + water/Tween 20 + n-pentanol/n-heptane pseudoternary systemColloids Surf A: 419, 113– 1242013Elsevier
Studies on the Interaction of Bovine Serum Albumin (BSA) with Octadecyltrimethylammonium dodecylsulfate and DPPC at the Air/Solution InterfaceMat. Sci. Eng. C: 33, 836–8432013Elsevier
Physicochemical studies on the catanionics of alkyltrimethylammonium bromides and bile salts in aqueous mediumColloids Surf. A: 415, 10– 212012Elsevier
Effect of Colloidal Silica on the Spectral Behaviour of 7-Hyroxycoumarin in Aqueous MediumSpectrochim. Acta A: 97, 722–7272012Elsevier
Surfactant-assisted Synthesis and Characterization of Stable Silver Bromide Nanoparticles in Aqueous MediaLangmuir 28, 7282-72902012ACS
Physicochemical investigations on the aqueous solution of an ionic liquid, 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium-methansulfonate [bmim][MS], in dilute and concentrated regimeColloids Surf A. 404, 1-112012Elsevier
Synthesis and characterization of dispersions of ZnCrO4 prepared in AOT stabilized water/heptane microemulsionJ. Mol. Liq. 164, 171–1772011Elsevier
Physicochemical Studies on the Interfacial and Micellization Behavior of CTAB in Aqueous Polyethylene Glycol MediaJ. Surfact. Deterg. 14, 563–5762011Springer
Physico-chemical Studies on Microemulsion: Effect of Cosurfactant Chain Length on the Phase Behavior, Formation dynamics, Structural Parameters and Viscosity of water/(Tween-20+n-alkanol)/n-Heptane water-in-oil MicroemulsionJ. Surfact. Deterg. 14, 473– 4862011Springer
Physicochemistry of interaction between the cationic polymer poly (diallyldimethylammonium chloride) and the anionic surfactants (sodium dodecylsulfate, sodium dodecylbenzenesulfonate and sodium N-dodecanoylsarcosinate) in water and isopropanol (IP)-water mediaLangmuir 27, 5222–52332011ACS
Bisalkyltrimethylammonium Dichromate, Tungstates and Molybdates: Preparation, Characterization, Solution and Interfacial PropertiesColloids Surf. A. 388, 1– 112011Elsevier
Photophysical Studies of Erythrosin B Dye in Aqueous Micellar Dispersions of Different Surfactants and in Different SolventsJ. Disp. Sci. Technol. 33,307–3152011Taylor and Francis
Spectral behaviour of Eosin Y in different solvents and aqueous surfactant mediaSpectrochim. Acta. A: 81, 458– 4652011Elsevier
Physicochemical studies on ion-pair amphiphiles: Solution and interfacial behavior of systems derived from sodium dodecylsulfate and alkyltrimethylammonium bromide homologuesJ. Chem. Sci. 122, 867 – 8792010Springer
Self-Aggregation of Synthesized Novel Bolaamphiphiles and their Mixtures with Sodium Dodecylsulfate (SDS) and Cetyltrimethylammonium Bromide (CTAB)J. Phys. Chem. B. 114, 7499-75082010ACS
Interfacial Composition, Structural and Thermodynamic Parameters of Water/(Surfactant+n-Butanol)/n-Heptane water-in-oil Microemulsion Formation in Relation to the Variation of Surfactant Chain LengthJ. Surfact. Deterg. 30, 475 – 4842010Srpinger
Physicochemical studies on the interaction of serum albumin with pulmonary surfactant extract in films and bulk bilayer phaseJ. Colloid Interface Sci. 352,456-4642010Elsevier Science
Spectral Studies on the Binding Behavior of Cationic Dyes and Surfactants with Bacterial Polysaccharide of Klebsiella K43Mat. Sci. Eng., C: 30, 549 – 5442010Elsevier Science
Thermodynamic and structural studies of mixed monolayers: mutual mixing of DPPC and DPPG with DoTAP at the air-water interfaceMat. Sci. Eng. C: 30, 542-5482010Elsevier Science
Spectral Studies on the Binding Behavior of Cationic Dyes and Surfactants with Bacterial Polysaccharide of Klebsiella K43J. Disp. Sci. Technol. 31, 1447 - 14552010Taylor and Francis

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 Guidence

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
Chemical Research Society of India
Japan Oil Chemists Society

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
18th National Conference on Surfactants Emulsions and Biocolloids, November 10-12, 20172017Invited SpeakerSchool of Chemistry, Sambalpur University
7th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science, August 08-112017Invited Speaker, Chairperson, JudgeUniversity of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Trends in Surface Science and Related Areas, August 20, 20162016Invited SpeakerIndian Society for Surface Science and Technology Department of Chemistry, Habra Sri Chaitanya College
82nd Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Sciences, November 04-072016Invited TeacherIndian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes (ISP2016)2016Invited SpeakerLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Recent Development in Bio-Active Molecules2016Invited SpeakerHaldia Govt. College and Vivekananda Mission Mahavidyalaya
18th CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry and 10th RSC-CRSI Symposium, February 04-072016Poster PresenterPanjab University, Chandigarh
Recent Developments in Photochemistry and Photobiology, March 04-062016Invited Speaker and ChairpersonSchool of Chemistry, Sambalpur University, Odhisa
Frontiers in Chemistry 2015 February 17-18, 20152015Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, University of North Bengal, West Bengal, India
6th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science (ACCIS)2015Key Note SpeakerNagasaki International University, Sasebo, Japan Asian Society for Colloid and Surface Science
17th National Symposium in Chemistry February 6-8, 20152015Bronze Medal LectureChemical Research Society of India National Chemical Laboratory, Pune India
Global Workshop on Recent Research Techniques, December 26-27, 20142014Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, MMAMC, Tribhuvan University, Biratnagar, Morang, Nepal
North East Regional Seminar on Trends in Colloid and Interface Science, November 27-28, 20142014Invited TalkShillong, India, North Eastern Hill University
Indian Academy of Sciences, February 27-28, 20142014Resource PersonGangtok, Sikkim Govt. College, Sikkim, India
Indian Academy of Sciences, January 20-21, 20142014Resource PersonMaldah College, West Bengal, India
National Symposium Frontiers of Physical Chemistry: Colloids, Electrode Processes, Biointerfaces and Soil Processes, July 30-31, 20132014Invited TalkUniversity of Calcutta and Bose Institute, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids (NATCOSEB – XV)November 28-30, 20132013Invited TalkCentral Leather Research Institute, Chennai, India
National Symposium on Green Chemistry and Nanoscience: Theory and Applications, July 20-21,20122012Invited TalkM.B.B. College, Tripura, India
National Conference on Surfactants, Emulsions and Biocolloids (NATCOSEB – XV) December 27-29, 20112011Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, Tripura University, Tripura, India
4th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science, November 23-26, 20112011Invited TalkNational Cheng Kung University,Tainan, Taiwan and Asian Society for Colloid and Interface Science
National Seminar on Current Trends in Chemistry, February 25, 20112011Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India
Recent Trends in Chemical Sciences, February 01-03, 20112011Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, Sambalpur University, Orissa, India
International Conference in Emerging Areas of Chemistry, January 12-14, 20112011Invited TalkDepartment of Chemistry, Tripura University, Tripura, India

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
9th Orientation programme,March 06-April 02,20122012CoordinatorUGC ASC, University of North Bengal
10th Orientation programme April 25-May 22,20122012CoordinatorUGC ASC, University of North Bengal
Recent Trends in Chemistry, November 11-12, 20112012CoordinatorModern Trends in Chemistry and Chemistry Education
Modern Trends in Chemistry and Chemistry Education, November 22-23, 20122012CoordinatorScience Education Panel Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India
Refresher Course in Chemistry, November 15 – December 05, 20112011CoordinatorUGC ASC, University of North Bengal

Award NameAwarded ByYear
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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