Prof. Panda is currently the Managing Trustee of Harsha Trust and the Vice Chancellor of Centurion University of Technology and Management. He has extensively worked in research and consulting projects along with academia. He had worked with organizations like AMUL, NDDB, SRTT, Gol-MoRD, IDBI etc. His work stint with PSUs in India includes HAL, SAIL and NTPC. Dr. Panda had a stint abroad in Thailand and France. His distinguished academia excellence includes teaching at IRMA and in AIT, Bangkok. He was also the Dean at KSRM (KIIT School of Rural Management) and was the first director of HDF School of Management, Bhubaneswar. Prof.Panda is an engineer and an MBA.