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     Shrilekha Das

Ph.D. fromIIT Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. H.Das, Prof. A.K.Datta
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2009 :: In progress
AddressUBKV, Pundibari, Coochbehar
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurDairy and Food Engineering2009
B.Tech.Bidhan Chandra Krishi ViswavidyalayaAgricultural Engineering2007
12West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary EducationScience2003
10West Bengal Board of Secondary EducationGeneral2001

Research Areas
  • Fermentation of tea
  • Tea processing

  • All India Rank 11 in GATE 2007
  • Awarded first prize for poster presentation in FoQSAT, 2011

  • Assistant professor in Plantation Crops and Processing, Horticulture, UBKV since January, 2015.
  • 2.5 years as assistant professor (dairy engg.) in CAEPHT (CAU), Ranipool, Gangtok
  • Three years experience as SRF in project sponsored by Tea Board, Govt. of India during PhD

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • Senior Research Fellow, funded by Tea Board, Govt. of India
  • Awarded Scholarship of Ministry of Human Resource Development(MHRD), Government of India, during M.Tech
  • Awarded University Merit Scholarship during Under-graduate studies

Papers Published in Journals
  • Assessing biochemical changes during standardization of fermentation time and temperature for manufacturing quality black tea by Tanmoy Samanta, Vijayakumar Cheeni, Shrilekha Das, Amrita Basu Roy, Bijoy Chandra Ghosh, Adinpunya Mitra Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(4), 2387-2393 (2013)
  • Quality improvement of orthodox and CTC tea and performance enhancement by hybrid hot air radio frequency dryer by Anudnya Shinde, Shrilekha Das, A.K. Datta Journal of Food Engineering 116, 444-449 (2013)
  • Aggregation of sensory data using fuzzy logic for sensory quality evaluation of food by Chakraborty Debjani, Shrilekha Das, H. Das Journal of Food Science and Technology 50, 1088-1096 (2011)
  • Performance of an impact type device for continuous production of paneer by Shrilekha Das, H.Das Journal of Food Engineering 95, 579-787 (2009)

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