Professor Dr. Sitesh Chandra Bachar

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic)

University of Dhaka

Dr. Sitesh C Bachar is working as a Professor in the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He joined in the Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy as Lecturer in 1997. Before joining to the Department of Pharmacy, he received his B.Pharm (Hons) and M.Pharm degrees from the University of Dhaka with credential. Professor Bachar was awarded a PhD in Pharmacy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata 700 032, West Bengal, India in 1996. Professor Bachar, is a well recognized medicinal chemist, with particular expertise in the synthesis of indan-based anti-inflammatory, analgesic, plants growth regulatory compounds, and structure activity studies. He is an outstanding medicinal chemist with pharmacy educational background. He also possesses an especial expertise in isolation, purification and pharmacological evaluation of Bangladeshi traditional and herbal medicines and their quality. Professor Bachar has been successful in securing a number of research grants to support his research. He is an innovative researcher as well as an accomplished teacher in higher education sector. He has a keen and objective driven approach in whatever he does. As an academician and experienced in hospital and clinical pharmacy management, Prof. Bachar has implemented the clinical and hospital pharmacy training in Bangladesh for his students at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Dr. Bachar has the opportunity to publish several publications in high-impact international journals in the area of medicinal and natural products chemistry. Over the years, Prof Bachar has shown his ability to sustain high quality research activities, excellent academic profile and a great deal of collaborative skills. His team-work and motivating ability is evident from his research, engaging a number of collaborators from various research groups from home and abroad. Prof. Bachar is a member of various professional and volunteer organizations. He has also journal editorial advisory memberships, grant reviewing and journal article reviewing expertise.