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     Pramod Kumar Prabhakar

Ph.D. fromIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur-721302, INDIA - Agricultural and Food Engineering
Supervisor(s)  Prof. P. P. Srivastav
Ph.D. status  Joined in 2014 :: In progress
AddressFST Lab, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur-721302
Formal Education
Exam / Degree Board / UnivBranchYear
M.Tech.Indian Institute of Technology, KharagpurFood Process Engineering2013
B.Tech.Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, BiharAgricultural Engineering2011
12Jawahar Navoday Vidyalay, Samastipur, BiharPhysics, Chemistry, Maths, English and Hindi2005
10Jawahar Navoday Vidyalay, Gopalganj, BiharScience, Maths, Social Studies, English and Hindi2003

Research Areas
  • Food Engineering, Process Modelling, Rheology, and Extraction of bio-active compounds

  • Silver medal for Bihar State Cultural Activities organised by Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Represented Bihar State for World Summit on Sustainable Development, Bhubneshwar organised by Ministry of Forest and Environment, Govt. of India

  • Assistant Professor, NIFTEM, Kundli, Haryana
  • Senior Research Fellow, IIT Kharagpur, W.B.

Teaching Experience
  • Fruits and Vegetable Process Engineering(L) at NIDTEM, Kundli, Haryana 6 months (1 terms)
  • Engineering Properties of Food Materials(L) at NIDTEM, Kundli, Haryana 6 months (1 terms)
  • Engineering Properties of Food and Bio-Materials(L) at NIDTEM, Kundli, Haryana 6 months (1 terms)

Fellowships / Scholarships
  • AICTE/MHRD Fellowship
  • UGC Fellowship
  • DBT Sponsored Project Fellowship awarded by IIT Kharagpur

Papers Published in Journals
  • Energy Consumption during Manufacturing of different Dairy Products in a Commercial Dairy Plant, A Case Study by P. K. Prabhakar, P. P. Srivastav, K. Murari Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research 34(2),98-103 (2015)
  • Physico-chemical characterization of lesser known Palo (Curcuma leucorrhiza) starch by Hansdah R., Prabhakar P. K., Srivastav P. P., Mishra H. N. International Food Research Journal 22(4), 368-1373. (2015)
  • Physical characterization of chironji (Buchanania lanzan) nut and kernels by Jitendra Kumar, P K Prabhakar, P P Srivastav, P K Bhowmick Food Science Research Journal 5(2), 148-153 (2014)
  • Influence of temperature on vacuum drying characteristics, functional properties, and micro structure of Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis Miller) gel by Jha R.K., Prabhakar P.K., Srivastav P.P., Rao V.V Research in Agricultural Engineering 08/2014 (2014)

Papers Presented at Conferences
  • Flow and Deformational Behaviour of Dark, Milk and Plain Chocolate Used for Ice-Cream Coating by P. K. Prabhakar, Akhilesh Kumar, P.P. Srivastav IPFP-2015, Tejpur University (A Central University) Tejpur, Assam 03/2015 (2015)
  • Physico-chemical characterization of lesser known palo (Curcuma leucorrhiza) by Hansdah R., Prabhakar P. K., Srivastav P. P., Mishra H. N. National Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agricultural Engineering, NERIST, Nirjuli (Itanagar) 11/2014 (2014)

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