Doctorates' Information System

     Sumeet Kaur

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Dr. Madhusweta Das
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressC-102 Rani Lakshmi Bai Hall of Residence IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur 721302
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
12CBSEScience Stream( Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, English)2002
B.Sc.Delhi UniversityFood Technology2006
M.Sc.Tezpur Univeristy, AssamFood Processing Technology2008

Research Areas
  • Functional Foods
  • New Product Development
  • Food Technology
  • Food Chemistry

  • MS Office
  • Fortran
  • Stastical Data analysis softwares like SPSS, Design Expert, Origin, Minitab

  • GSEP Exchange student scholarship to University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada (March, 2010-August, 2010)
  • Gold Medalist (2006-2008) in Post Graduation
  • Got 11th position in the country in Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) JRF scholarship for postgraduation (2006)
  • Got 10th position in the country in Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology Hisar (2006)
  • Got Ist position in the country in Tezpur University Assam (2006)
  • ICAR NET 2011 in Food Science and Technology
  • Got positions (1st, 2nd and 3rd) in debates and poem recitations organized by the School Sports and Activity Board Delhi West Distt
  • Got positions (1st, 2nd) in yoga competitions organized by the School Sports and Activity Board Delhi West Distt
  • Got position in essay-writing competition on World Environment Day organized by National Museum of Natural History Ministry of Environment and Forest Govt of India New Delhi
  • Anchored various school and colleges functions (both, formal and informal)
  • Participated in science fairs organized by Delhi Shiksha Nidaeshalaya Vigyan Shakha
  • Got Indira Purraskar 2000-2001 for securing 2nd position at zonal level
  • Got merit position in Geography Talent Search Examination 1999-2000
  • Got 2nd position in Science Open Merit Test 2000
  • Got 91 percent in All India Quiz Contest-2000
  • Participated in the Avantika International Talent Search Competition-1998 in Essay Writing
  • Got 2nd position in college during B A Sc (Food Technology) 1st year
  • Got 1st position in Dept of Food Processing Technology Tezpur University in M Sc (Food Processing Technology)
  • Got AIR-128 in GATE-2008

  • Ground water quality status in three industrial areas Mangolpuri, Azadpur and S M A Industrial Area during the month of June 2005 in Central Pollution Control Board Parivesh Bhawan NewDelhi
  • Microbiological analysis of tamarind paste and mixed pickle in Excelsior Foods Pvt Ltd Lawrence Road New Delhi in 2006
  • Cashews visibility and cashew content in good day rich cashew cookies in Britannia Industries Pvt Ltd Lawrence Road New Delhi in 2007
  • Preparation and study of the nutritional and functional properties of cereal flakes with special reference to oat flakes in Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysore Karnataka 2007 2008
  • Four months project experience (Sept -Dec 2008) funded by DBT in Post Harvest Technology Centre Agricultural and Food Engineering Department Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Worked on thermal properties of DDGS under Dr Oon Doo Baik from 1st March 2010 to 31st August 2010 in Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering Department University of Saskatchewan Canada
  • 3.5 years-till date experience of JRF and SRF during PhD

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • GSEP Exchange student scholarship
  • National Museum of Natural History Ministry of Environment and Forest Govt of India New Delhi.
  • Scholarship of Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD) Government of India during PhD

Papers Published in Journals
  • Functional Foods An Overview by Kaur, Sumeet and Das, Madhusweta Food Science and Biotechnology Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 861-875 (2011)

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