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     Ranjana Pande

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. HN Mishra and Dr. MN Singh
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2008 :: In progress
AddressRani Laxmi Bai Hall of Residence, B-203, IIT Kharagpur-721302
Phone-
Emailranjanapande@gmail.com
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
10Central Board of Secondary Education (Kendriya Vidyalaya BHU)General1998
12Central Board of Secondary Education (Kendriya Vidyalaya BHU)Science2000
B.Sc.VBS Purvanchal UniversityBotany, Chemistry, Biotechnology2004
M.Sc.VBS Purvanchal UniversityApplied Microbiology2007

Research Areas
  • Food processing and preservation
  • Storage studies of legumes

Awards
  • Senior Research Fellowship by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), India
  • Travel grant from Department of Biotechnology, India for attending ASABE conference (2011) at Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Travel grant from Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), India for attending ASABE conference (2011) at Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Experience
  • 2010-till date One year to till date of research experience as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) during PhD
  • 2008-2010 Two year of research experience as Junior Research Fellow (JRF) during PhD
  • 2006, Six month project experience at Institute of Medical Science, BHU Varanasi in the dept. of Microbiology
  • 2005, One month training at Institute of Medical Science in microbiology department Banaras Hindu University (B.H.U), Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (Senior Research Fellow)

Papers Published in Journals
  • Microwave drying for safe storage and improved nutrition quality of green gram seed (Vigna radiata) by Ranjana Pande, HN Mishra, MN Singh Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (ACS Publication) Accepted (2012)
  • Role of entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana) in stored food grain safety by Pande, R., Mishra H.N, Singh, M.N Book Chapter-Recent advance in microbiology, Nova science publisher, Inc. New York Accepted (2012)
  • Moisture Sorption Isotherms and Isosteric Heat of Sorption of Untreated and Microwave Treated Green Gram (Vigna radiata) Seed by Ranjana Pande, HN Mishra, MN Singh Food and Bioprocess Technology Under review (2012)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Effect of entomopathogen (Beauveria bassiana) on insect mortality and moisture content of stored green gram (Vigna radiata) seed by Ranjana Pande, HN Mishra, MN Singh IFT annual meeting and Food expo (25-28 June) organized in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Paper and Poster accepted (2012)
  • Comparison of microwave drying and microbial control on protein content of stored green gram (Vigna radiata) seed in different packaging material by Ranjana Pande, HN Mishra, MN Singh Acharya P C Ray National Young Scientist Conference (17-18 Feb) organized by Vijnana Bharati, Presidency University and Culcutta University Paper presented (2012)
  • Adsorption Sorption Isotherms of Raw and Microwave Optimized Green Gram (Vigna radiata) by Pande, R., Mishra H.N, Singh, M.N American society of agricultural and biological engineers (7-10 Aug.) organized by ASABE at Louisville, Kentucky, USA Paper presented (2011)
  • Moisture Sorption Isotherms of Raw and Microwave Treated Green Gram (Vigna radiata) by Pande, R., Mishra H.N, Singh, M.N American society of agricultural and biological engineers (7-10 Aug.) organized by ASABE at Louisville, Kentucky, USA Paper presented (2011)
  • Physical properties of raw and microwave treated stored green gram seeds by Pande R, Mishra HN , Singh MN National Symposium on Emerging innovative Technologies for Assurance of Quality and Safety in Processed Foods (FoQSAT) (24-25 Feb.) organised by Agricultural and Food Engineering Department at IIT Kgp Poster presented (2011)
  • Effect of microwave heating on nitrogen solubility index of stored green gram (Vigna radiata) by Pande R, Mishra HN , Singh MN Effost annual meeting Food and Health (10-12 Nov.) organized by Effost at Dublin, Ireland Poster presented (2010)
  • Influence of optimized microwave treatment on protein digestibility, mineral content and microstructure of stored green gram (Vigna radiata) by Pande, R., Mishra H.N, Singh, M.N International conference on traditional foods (ICTF) (1-3 Dec.) organized by Pondicherry University and association of food scientists and technologists (Indai) Pondicherry chapter Paper presented (2010)
  • Effect of Fluidized bed heat treatment on chemical composition and anti nutrition component of green gram by Pande, R., Mishra H.N, Singh, M.N Annual convention of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (28-30 Jan.) organized by Indian Agricultural and Research Institute, New Delhi, India Poster presented (2010)
  • Physical control of insect pests of stored pulses by fluidized heating by Pande R, Mishra HN , Singh MN International conference on Food security and environmental sustainability (17-19 Dec.) organized by Agricultural and Food Engineering Department at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India).  Paper presented (2009)
  • Physical control of insect pests of stored grain. by Pande R, Mishra HN , Singh MN International conference on Food convention (15-19 Dec.) organized by Central Food Research Institute at Mysore (India). Poster presented (2008)

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