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     Rakesh Kumar Raigar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology Kharagpur - Agricultural and Food engineering Department
Supervisor(s)  Prof H N Mishra
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2012 :: In progress
AddressRTE Pilot Scale Unit , AgFE Department, IIT Kharagpur
Phone9474682664
Emailrakesh@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.IIT KharagpurPost Harvest Engineering2009
B.Tech.MPUAT Udaipur RajasthanDairy Technology2007

Research Areas
  • Food Process Engineering
  • Post Harvest Engineering
  • Food Fortifications and New Product Development

Skills
  • Design, scale up and analysis of pilot scale unit
  • New Product Development
  • Fortification and Nutritional Food

Awards
  • Best Poster Award in International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering 2016 at IIT Kharagpur
  • Second Best Poster Award in International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering 2016 at IIT Kharagpur

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • DBT and MHRD

Papers Published in Journals
  • Effect of moisture content and particle sizes on physical and thermal properties of roasted Bengal gram flour. by Raigar, R.K. and Mishra, H. N. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 1745-4549 (2014)
  • Physicochemical, Nutritional and Functional Properties of Selected Material Used for the Production of Ready-to-Eat Health Foods for Malnourished children by Raigar, R.K. and Mishra, H. N. Nutrition and Food Technology 1(2) (2015)
  • Hydration characteristics of wheat grain by Vengaiah, P.C., Raigar, R.K., Srivastav, P.P., Majumdar, G.C Agricultural Engineering International CIGR Journal 14(1),116-119. (2012)
  • Thermo-Physical properties of peanut paste-soybean oil blends as a function of temperature by Raigar, R.K. and Mishra, H. N. Journal of Food Quality 39,323-330 (2015)
  • Effect of Different Thermal Treatments on Grinding Characteristics, Granular Morphology and Yield of Ready-to-Eat Wheat Grits by Rakesh K. Raigar, Pramod K. Prabhakar, Prem P. Srivastav Journal of Food Process Engineering early view (2016)
  • Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Nutrient and Energy Rich Food Paste for SAM Children and its Manufacture. by Mishra, H.N., Raigar, R.K. and Danie S.A. Indian Patents -- (2014)
  • Reconstituted Rice Grains and Its Process of Manufacture by Mishra, H.N., Mishra, A. and Raigar R.K Indian Patents -- (2015)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Energy analysis in pilot scale production of ready-to-eat therapeutic food paste for SAM children by Raigar, R.K. and Mishra, H.N. Institutional meeting of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in USA, July 17-20, 2016 -- (2016)
  • The physical and chemical changes during the microwave assisted roasting of peanuts. by Raigar, R.K., Upadhay, R. and Mishra, H.N. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 50th Celebration Conference, Lincoln University, New Zealand -- (2015)
  • The effect of oleoresin rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) and ascorbyl palmitate on the frying performance of sunflower oil blends by Upadhay, R., Raigar, R.K. and Mishra, H.N. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 50th Celebration Conference, Lincoln University, New Zealand -- (2015)
  • Development of process technology for preparation of Health Dal by Paharia, P., Raigar, R K. and Mishra ., H N International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering 2016 -- (2016)
  • Optimization of emulsifier levels in peanut based ready-to-eat therapeutic food using response surface methodology by Raigar, R K and Mishra, H N International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Agricultural and Food Engineering 2016 --- (2016)

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