Research

Faculty members of the Food Technology Division has built-in research culture. They are the alumni of top ranked research organizations like Northwestern University USA, LSU Health Sciences Center USA, FUNDP University Belgium, IIT Kharagpur, CSIR-CFTRI Mysore, and Pondicherry Central University. They have been working in the following research areas:

Food

Health

Energy and Nanotechnology

Environment

Ongoing Projects

Project Title Funding Agency PI or Co-PI Amount
Creation of infrastructure facilities for M.Tech.(Food Technology) course under HRD scheme MoFPI, New Delhi CET-JU 75 Lakhs
Effect of Electron Beam Irradiation on Polymeric composite Membranes for Pervaporation Separation Application DAE, BRNS, GoI Dr. A.V. Raghu 21 Lakhs

Completed Projects

Project Title Funding Agency PI or Co-PI Amount
Development of nano-biosensor for the ammonia detection for the use in micro air vehicles SERB, New Delhi Dr. RaviKumar K 22.7 Lakhs
Therapeutic enzymes from microbial sources: Production improvement and Studies on their human serum albumin nanocomplexes SERB & National program on micro air vehicles , Ministry of defence, New Delhi PI: Dr Ravi Kumar Kadeppagari
Co-PI: Dr. H. Kathyayini
37.72 Lakhs
Studies On Transition Metal-oxides Anchored to Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes As Hybrid Supercapacitors Noval Research Board (NRB) Dr. H. Kathyayini 24.88 Lakhs
Development of carbon nanotubes and mesoporous carbon supported catalysts for the synthesis of fine chemicals via Amidation and Hydrogenation reactions Science & Engineering Research Dr. H. Kathyayini 26.34 Lakhs
Development of Supercapacitors for MICAV applications using Nanomaterials NP-MICAV(DST) PI: Dr. H. Kathyayini 39.09 Lakhs
Development of bio fuel cell test bed and prototype for MICAV applications SERB & National program on micro air vehicles , Ministry of defense, New Delhi Co-PI: Dr Ravi Kumar Kadeppagari 
Co-PI- Dr. H. Kathyayini
37.26 Lakhs
Exploitation of Unique Properties of Quantum Dots for Efficient Energy Harvesting in Solar CellsMinistry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE)Co PI: Dr. H. Kathyayini PI: Dr. H. Kathyayini 37.16 Lakhs

Facilities at the Department of Food Technology

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Analysis Quality Control lab

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Dairy Technology Lab

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Food Chemistry Lab

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Food Microbiology

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Fruit Vegetable Technology Lab

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Grain Processing Banking Technology Lab