Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Siva Panda

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics


Siva S. Panda, is an Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry/Biochemistry at the Department of Chemistry & Physics, Augusta University. Before joining the Augusta University, he was working as senior scientist at Sigma-Aldrich. He did his postdoctoral research studies at University of Florida. He has published more than 70 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and two book chapters. He has been also awarded one US patent and one is in process with Augusta University.

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  • (706) 667-4519
  • E-3027


  • Ph.D., Medicinal and Pharmaceutical C University of Delhi, 2011

  • MS, Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemi Manipal University, 2006

  • PHARMD, Pharmacy (PharmD [USA] PharmD, Berhampur University in Berham, 2002

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • HONR 4000H

    Honors Thesis
  • CHEM 1211L

    Principles of Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 4551

    Biochemistry I: Physical Bio
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III

Teaching Interests

Medicinal Chemistry Biochemistry


Selected Recent Publications

  • Benzotriazole: A Versatile Synthetic Auxiliary, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Spiro Heterocyclic Systems: A Review, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis, antibacterial properties and 2D-QSAR studies of quinolonetriazole conjugates, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Spirooxindoles as Potential Pharmacophores, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Synthesis, molecular modeling studies and bronchodilation properties of nicotinonitrile containing-compounds, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Design and synthesis of peptide conjugates, cyclic peptides and peptidomimetics. Computer aided design and synthesis of potential pharmacophores. Isolation and characterization of potential compounds from medicinally important plants. developments of new greener methods for synthesis of medicinally important compounds.

Department Service

  • MS Curriculum 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committe 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MS Curriculum 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Undergrad Research 2017 - 2018

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Faculty Search Committe 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Chair

University Service

  • Faculty Development Committee (FDC) 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • SERMACS 2018 2017 - 2018

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • 2017 - 2018

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article