Dr. A.V. Raghu is a Ph.D. holder in polymer chemistry and served as a Postdoc at the Department of Chemistry, University of Ulsan, Republic of Korea.
At present Dr. Raghu working as a Professor, Head of Department - Food Technology, at the Center for Emerging Technologies, Jain University, Bengaluru, India. Raghu worked at the Reliance Technology Group (RTG) Division, Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, on the development of membranes for fuel cell applications.
Dr. A.V. Raghu received his Ph.D. degree under the guidance of Prof. T.M. Aminabhavi in polymer chemistry from the Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka, India.
His main research interests are synthesis and characterization of various types of polymeric nanocomposite for PEMFC and pervaporation separation applications, synthesis of nanographene/GO‐based waterborne polyurethanes for electrostatic charge/discharge and food processing applications. He received Seed Money for Young Scientist award, in 2012. Presently he is working on major project sanctioned by BRNS, DAE, GoI.
He has given many invited talks at national conferences/International conferences and educational institutes. He has published about 45 research articles in national & international reputed journals, 21 conference proceedings, and one review article. He is a reviewer for various international journals such as ACS Nano, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Carbon, CEJ, JMS, JAPS. etc. He has guided ten M.S. degree students for their project work. He is a resource person for VGST, and Karnataka Rajya Vijnana Parishat, GOK. He is an Editorial board member for more than six national & international Journals such as ISRN, Nanomaterials & Polymer Science, Journal of Polymer Science, etc. He conducted two national conferences at School of Engineering College, Jain University.
Prof. Amar Shankar is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Technology at Jain University.
He has two years of experience in teaching UG and PG courses. He has research experience of more than four years in the field of Biotechnology. He is a Life member of professional bodies like ISTE and IAENG.
B.E (Biotechnology) degree in the year 2011 from VTU, M. Tech., (Food and Nutritional Biotechnology) in the year 2013 from SRM University, He is pursuing his Ph.D. at VTU, Belgaum in the field of Biotechnology.
He has presented papers in National and International conferences and published seven papers in reputed International Journals. His research interest is focused towards, Industrial Waste management, Secondary metabolites and Neutraceuticals and Animal Nutrition.
Dr. Debkumar Chakraborty is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore.
He has worked as an Assistant Professor for Chandigarh University in the year 2014. While working in Chandigarh University he went on to pursue his Post-doctoral Research at the Hong Kong Baptist University of Hong Kong on solid waste management as a senior research assistant (2015-2016). After coming back from Hong Kong he joined BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus as a research assistant to work on a project related to solid waste management.
Dr. Debkumar Chakraborty has completed B.Sc. (Hons) in Microbiology from the University of Calcutta, M.Sc. in Microbial and Food Technology and Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Punjabi University. He has more than four years of teaching and research experience.
His main research domain includes Applied Microbiology and Solid Waste management specifically focusing on the production of Bio-based products in the framework of an integrated food waste and other solid waste (eg. Rice bran) through anaerobic digestion, applied microbiology, and metabolic engineering. Dr. Debkumar has authored about sixteen research articles (total impact 22.05), one chapter for books and one submitted proposal (DST). Dr. Debkumar is the recipient of SERB-(N-PDF) 2017, best poster award (International Conference, Hong Kong), GATE-2012 (Life Science), and UGC-BSR (JRF /SRF 2010-2014) in his credit. Dr. Debkumar is a regular reviewer for the International Journals - Environmental Technology, Taylor, and Francis.
Sutariya Harinkumar is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore.
B. Tech (Dairy Technology) from S.M.C. College of Dairy Science, Anand, Gujarat in 2011. M. Tech. (Dairy Technology) from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana in 2013. Ph. D. (Dairy Technology) from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana in 2017.
He has worked on ‘Utilization of lemongrass in yogurt and lassi’ during his master’s program. He has worked on ‘Characterization, Process Optimization and Shelf Life Evaluation of Thirattupal – A Heat Desiccated Dairy Product of Tamil Nadu’ during his research work in the Ph.D. program. His research interest in the development of dairy and food products with the aim of extension of its shelf life. He has published Several National and International papers in reputed journals and presented several papers at international and national conferences. Dr. Harinkumar is the recipient of ICAR-Institute Fellowship (2011-13) and UGC-RGN Fellowship (2014-2017).
Ms. Chandni is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore.
M.Tech. (Food Technology) from Jain University in 2016 and B.Tech. in Biotechnology from PESIT Bengaluru in 2014.
Her research interests are the development of innovative food processing concept, Dairy technology, food safety and quality control, development of novel healthy herbal drinks and their sensory evaluation and Enzyme fermentation. She has over 8 months of experience in MNC and research experience and published 3 research papers.
During her M.Tech. She had worked on Enzymatic Dehusking of grains, where she found the total dehusking efficiency increased by 4-5% upon application of enzymes. Besides research, she is actively involved in the teaching of M. Tech. (Food Technology) courses.
Ms. Harshitha is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology, Jain University, Bangalore.
M.Tech in Food Safety and Quality Assurance from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal in 2017. B.Tech in Food Science and Technology from University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru in 2015.
She has undergone internship at Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysuru & worked on topic "Effect of Hurdles on the Microbial Quality of Tofu in Refrigerated Storage" during her graduation. She had worked on topic "Screening of Pesticides in Dairy Foods using strip based sensor and its validation by GC-MS/MS" during her post-graduation. She is the Recipient of ICAR-JRF Scholarship (2015-17) and University Merit Scholarship (2011-2015). Her research interests are focused on Food Microbiology, Development of Novel Product, Food Safety and Quality Control, Sanitation and Waste Management.