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Name Prof. Amiya Kumar Panda
Designation Professor , Head
Office Phone No 3222-276554 Extn. 437
Email ID
Fax 0322-275329
Mobile No 9433347210
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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 Cell:+91 9433347210
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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
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
Impact of detergents on the physiochemical behavior of itraconazole loaded nanostructured lipid carriersColloids Surf. A.516, 63-712017Elsevier Science
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
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
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
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

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. 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
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
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
International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes (ISP2016)2016Invited SpeakerLomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

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
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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