Area of Interest: Industrial waste management, Secondary metabolites and Neutraceuticals and Animal nutrition.
Research Publications: 7 International and 2 National
Prof. Amar Shankar has two years of experience in teaching for 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 AMST (executive committee member) ISTE and IAENG. 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 Nutraceuticals and Animal nutrition. He has published 7 International and 2 National research papers.
Area of Interest: 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
Research Publications: 16 International and National
Dr. Debkumar has worked as an Assistant Professor at Chandigarh University in the year 2014. While working there 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.
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.
Dr.Sutariya Harinkumar has done 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 7 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).
Prof. Chandini R C has over 8 months of experience in MNC and research experience. She has published 3 research papers. Her research interests include 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.
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.