Dr. Sankar Chandra Deka

Professor (Ex Head)

 

Department of Food Engineering & Technology,

Tezpur University, Napaam,

Tezpur, Assam - 784028

 

Contact No: 03712-275703 (Dept.), 03712-273731 (Res.)

Cell: 094354-08396

E-mail ID: sankar@tezu.ernet.in

 

Academic Records:

Sl. No.

Examination Passed

Division (with % of marks)

Subject(s)

Year

Board/University

Distinction Achieved if any

1.

Ph.D.

84.40

Biochemistry

(Thesis title: Quality evaluation of Basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.)

1998

CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

CGPA: 3.72 out of 4.00 Scale

Distinction

2.

M.Sc.

87.40

Biochemistry

1990

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

CGPA: 3.87 out of 4.00 Scale

Distinction

3.

B.Sc.

85.08

Agriculture

1988

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

CGPA: 3.75 out of 4.00 Scale

Distinction

4.

HSSLC

70.10

Phy, Chem, Bio, Mathes, Eng, MIL

1983

Cotton Collegiate Govt. Boys H. S. School, Guwahati, Assam

70.10%

 

Scholarship/Fellowship:

i. Obtained University Merit-I scholarship during U.G. & P.G. Programmes

ii. Obtained ICAR-SRF during Ph.D. Programme

 

Professional Experience:

 

Sl. No.

Post Held

Department/Subject

From

To

University

1.

Head of the Department

Food Engineering & Technology

01.01.2010

31.03.2013

Tezpur University, Assam

 

2.

Professor

Food Engineering & Technology

24.9.2009

Till date

Tezpur University, Assam

 

3.

Associate Professor

Food Engineering & Technology

27.2.2006

23.9.2009

Tezpur University, Assam

 

4.

Associate Professor

Biochemistry

23.6.1999

25.2.2006

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam

 

5.

Assistant  Professor

Biochemistry

14.12.1990

22.6.1999

Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam

 

 

Members of Various Bodies:

1.      Member of Academic Council of North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST), Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh for the period 2015-17, 2017-19.

2.      Expert Committee Member of SAP, UGC, New Delhi.

            3.      Member of DRC of Biotechnology & Bioengineering (2011-14) IST, Gauhati University, Assam.

            4.      Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) (2011-13) of Tezpur University, Assam.

5.      Expert Committee Member NIT, Rourkela; CIT, Assam; Gauhati University, Assam; FSSAI, New Delhi.

6.      Expert Committee Member of AICTE (a statutory body of MHRD, GoI).

7.      Chairman, Techxetra2015, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam.

8.      Member of Academic Council of Tezpur University, Assam.

9.      Member of Research Council of Tezpur University, Assam.

10.  Member of Board of Studies, Dept. of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Assam.

11. Core Member of DST-"Fund for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure in Universities & Higher Educational Institutions (FIST)"

     of the Department of Food Engineering and Technology, Tezpur University.

12. Core Member of UGC-SAP Project under DRS Phase-I of the Department of Food Engineering and Technology, Tezpur University.

        13. Acted as one of the Expert Committee Members for preparation of "Biotech Policy for Assam" organized by ASTEC, Guwahati, Assam

           (24th November, 2012) submitted to the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Assam. Coordinator of the programme

           Prof. P. J. Handique, Department of Biotechnology, Gauhati University, Assam. Draft Biotech Policy for Assam,

           unveiled by the Chief Minister of Assam on 5th Jan 2017 in the Biotech Conclave organised by Guwahati Biotech Park.

 

 

Research Group (Ph.D.)

Sl.No.

Name

Tittle

Status

Present address

1

Dr. Nandan Sit

Characterization of starch from different taro (Colocasia esculenta) cultivars of Assam and effect of ultrasound-enzymatic treatment on yield and properties of starch

 

                Completed

Associate Professor (TU)

2

Dr. Laxmikanth Shivanth Badwaik

Physiochemical changes in bamboo shoot of Assam during processing and its quality study by application of antimicrobial-antibrowning edible coating

Completed

Assistant Professor (TU)

3

Dr. Prerna Khawas

Value addition of culinary banana (Musa ABB)

Completed

Melbourne, Australia

4

Dr. Jayabrata Saha

Studies on green leafy vegetables and pasta quality incorporated with leaf protein concentrate of edible fern         (Diplazium esculantum)

 Completed

Tezpur, Assam

5

Dr. Dibyakanta Seth

Spray dried misti dahi powder: process technology, improvement in textural properties and viability of bacterial cells

 

 

Completed

Assistant Professor (TU)

      6

    Dr. Arup Jyoti Das

(SLET 2014)

Biochemical and microbiological characterization of rice beer produced in Assam and therapeutic role of a novel ester synthesized from its components 

 

Completed

Senior Technical Assistant (TU)

7

Duyi Samyor

(UGC- NET, UGC- Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship)

Studies on development of cereal based functional breakfast food from underutilized crops ofNorth-East India.

Thesis submitted

Belfast, UK (under Newton-Bhaba PhD Placement Funded by British Council in collaboration with DBT, New Delhi)

8

Yesmin Ara Begum

(UGC- MAN Fellowship)

Studies on dietary fiber of culinary banana flower and its application

Ongoing

Tezpur University

9

Singamayum Khurshida

(UGC- JRF 2014, ICAR-NET 2015)

 Biochemical studies of cassava cultivars of Manipur and its value addition

 

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

Tezpur University

 10

   Khwairakapam   Chanu Salailenbi  

      Mangang

    (Institutional  

    Fellowship)

Exploring the synergistic effects of wild type Pediococcus pentosaceus strains and bioflavonoids derived from Albizia myriophylla on immunomoduation

Ongoing

Tezpur University

11

Sashi Kumar

Value addition of rakta fal of Meghalaya (Tentative)

Ongoing

Assistant Professor (NEHU, Tura Campus, Meghalaya)

12

Manas Jyoti Das

(CSIR-NET (LS) 2015, SLET-2015)

Probiotic vegetable drinks (Tentative)

Ongoing

Tezpur University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       13

Maibam Baby Devi UGC-NET (JRF) 2015

To be decided                   Ongoing Tezpur University
         14

Sangita Muchahary

 

 

To be decided  Ongoing Tezpur University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research Projects Handled:

Sl. No.

Name of the Project

Funding Agency

Period

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Participated in Several  Research Projects under AICRP on Herbicides,  AINP on Pesticide Residues, AICRP on Post Harvest Technology (all ICAR sponsored) Assam Agricultural University, Assam

ICAR, GoI

1990-2005

 

2.

Studies on  pesticide residues in major commercial vegetables of Assam

[F.No. 34-112/2008(SR)]

UGC, New Delhi

2009-12

PI

10,40,000.00

3.

Preparation, demonstration and popularization of various food products from locally available post harvest food materials for welfare of rural population of Sonitpur district of Assam

[BT/PR12011/SPD/24/366/2009/ Dated 30.09.2009]

DBT, New Delhi

2009-12

PI

7,22,000.00

4.

Effect of processing on biochemical compositions and production of resistant starch (RS), neutraceuticals and value added products from culinary banana (Musa ABB) "Kachkal" of Northeast India

[ERIP/ER/0803747/M/01/1196 Dated 28. 01.2010]

DRDO, New Delhi

2010-13

PI

14,53,000.00

5.

Quality Improvement of Traditional Method of Rice Beer Production by the Tribal People of Northeast India

[F.No. 12/MFPI/R&D/2009 Dated 26th February, 2010]

MoFPI, New Delhi

2010-12

PI

78,68,534.00

6.

Development of Ready to Reconstitute Misti Dahi Powder

MoFPI, New Delhi

2011-12

Co-PI

15,97,000.00

7.

Processing and packaging of various edible bamboo shoot species growing in different agro-ecological regions of Assam

UGC, New Delhi

2011-14

Co-PI

9,51,800.00

8.

Osmotic dehydration and microwave vacuum drying of kachkal banana

(SERB/MOFPI/0035/2012 December10, 2012)

DST, MoST, GoI

2012-14

Co-PI

 

 

9.

Studies on functional properties of the dominant microflora found in rice beer of Assam

[File No. 97/MFPI/R&D/2012 dated 18Feb-2013]

MoFPI, New Delhi

2013-15

PI

46,02,000.00

10.

Studies on development of cereal based functional breakfast food from the underutilized crops of North-East India

[File No. SERB/F/0368/2013-2014 dated 30.4.2013]

DST, MoST, GoI

2013-15

Co-PI

 

29,02,400.00

11.

Generation of a standardized technology for production of rice wine from rice varieties of northeast India

 

Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC) Guwahati, Assam

2013-15

PI

 

3,50,000.00

12.

Quality improvement of a traditional probiotic beverage of North-East India as combat food

(FileNo.ERIP/ER/1203059/M/0/15111 Dated 28th January, 2014)

 

DRDO, New Delhi 2013-16

PI

21,27,392.00
13. Development of value added food products from leaf protein concentrate of green leafy vegetables of Assam DST, MoST, GoI
2015-17

PI

 

21,55,978.00
14.

Development of a probiotic vegetable drink based upon bottle gourd with blends of other vegetables and utilization of its wastes for making value added products

(BT/PR12640/PFN/20/981/2014 Dated: 30.03.2016)

 

DBT, MoST, GoI, New Delhi

2016-19

PI

 

59,35,000.00

 Departmental Projects Handled:

Sl. No.

Name of the Project

Funding Agency

Period

Amount (Rs.)

1.

Regional Quality Control Laboratory (F.No. MFPI/Labs/33/2009 Dated 22.03.2010)

(As Coordinator)

MoFPI, New Delhi

2010 till March, 2013

 2,02,00,706

2.

Creation of infrastructure facilities for BTech course in Food Engineering & Technology (NERegion) (F. No. 5-7/2010-HRD Dated 24.3.2011)

(As Coordinator)

MoFPI, New Delhi

2011 till March, 2013

72, 63,774 

 

Book Chapters

 

7. Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2018). Utilization and value addition of culinary banana: The potential food for health, In: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Apple Academic Press, Inc.  (http://www.appleacademicpress.com/innovative-food-science-and-emerging-technologies-/9781771886611) (In production Pub Date: February, 2018, Hard ISBN: 9781771886611, E-Book ISBN: 9780203711408, Pages: Approx 675pp + index)

6. Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2018). Modification of culinary banana resistant starch and its application, In: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Apple Academic Press, Inc. (http://www.appleacademicpress.com/innovative-food-science-and-emerging-technologies-/9781771886611) (In production Pub Date: February, 2018, Hard ISBN: 9781771886611, E-Book ISBN: 9780203711408, Pages: Approx 675pp + index)

5. Samyor,D., Das, A. B. and Deka, S. C. (2018). Value addition of underutilised crops of India by extrusion cooking technology, In: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Apple Academic Press, Inc. (http://www.appleacademicpress.com/innovative-food-science-and-emerging-technologies-/9781771886611) (In production Pub Date: February, 2018, Hard ISBN: 9781771886611, E-Book ISBN: 9780203711408, Pages: Approx 675pp + index)

4. Saha J. and Deka, S. C. (2018). Green Leaf Protein Concentrate and Its Application in Extruded Food Products, In: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Apple Academic Press, Inc. (http://www.appleacademicpress.com/innovative-food-science-and-emerging-technologies-/9781771886611) (In production Pub Date: February, 2018, Hard ISBN: 9781771886611, E-Book ISBN: 9780203711408, Pages: Approx 675pp + index)

3. Anila Kumari, Anita Pandey, Anton Ann, Antonio Cobo Molinos, Antonio Galvez, Arup Jyoti Das, Chetna Janveja, Deepti Joshi, Fook Yee Chye, Jayasree Chakrabarty, Keshani Bhushan, Kheng Yuen Sim, Kunzes Angmo, Lok Man S. Palni, Mari A Jose Grande Burgos, Monika, Neha Gautam, Raman Soni, Ruben Perez Pulido, S.K. Soni, S.S. Kanwar, Sankar Chandra Deka, Savitri, Somboon Tanasupawat, Tek Chand Bhalla, V.K. Joshi, and Vikas Kumar (2016). Microbi ology and Biochemistry of Indigenous Fermented Foods (Chapter 3) PP 107-226. In: Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia. CRC Press,Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742 (Access e-book by visiting: http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/book/10.1201/b19214)

 2. A.K. Senapati, Anita Pandey,Anton Ann, Anoop Raj, Anupama Gupta, Arup Jyoti Das, B. Renuka, Bhanu Neopany,Dev Raj, Dorjey Angchok, Fook Yee Chye,Gitanjali Vyas, J.P. Prajapati, Jahangir Kabir, Jaruwan Maneesri,K.S. Sandhu, Kheng Yuen Sim, Konchok Targais, L .V.A. Reddy,Laxmikant S. Badwaik, Lok Man S. Palni,M. Preema Devi, Manas R. Swain, Md. Shaheed Reza, Nivedita Sharma,Pallab Kumar Borah, Ramesh C. Ray,S.G. Prapulla, S .V. Pinto, Sankar Chandra Deka, Somesh Sharma, Suresh Kumar,Tsering Stobdan, and V.K. Joshi (2016). Indigenous Fermented Foods Involving Acid Fermentation. (Chapter 8) PP 431-500. In: Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742 (Access e-book by visiting: http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/book/10.1201/b19214)

 1. Anila Kumari, Anita Pandey, Anton Ann, Anup Raj, Anupama Gupta, Arjun Chauhan, Arun Sharma, Arup Jyoti Das, Ashwani Kumar, B.L. Attri, Bhanu Neopany,Chamgongliu Panmei, Deepa H. Diwedi,Dorjey Angchok, Fook Yee Chye, George F. Rapsang, Gitanjali Vyas,Guru Aribam Shantibala Devi, Idahun Bareh,Jahangir Kabir, Jayasree Chakrabarty, Kheng Yuen Sim, Konchok Targais,Kunzes Angmo, L.V.A. Reddy, Lok Man S. Palni,M. Preema Devi, Manas R. Swain,Monika, Naveen Kumar, Neelima Garg,Ningthoujam Sanjoy Singh, Nivedita Sharma,Preeti Yadav, Ramesh C. Ray, S.S. Thorat, Sankar Chandra Deka, Satyendra Gautam, Savitri, Sharmila Thokchom, S.R. Joshi,Suresh Kumar, Sushma Khomdram,Tek Chand Bhalla, Tsering Stobdan,V.K. Joshi,Vandita Chauhan, and Vidhan Jaiswal (2016). Indigenous AlcoholicBeverages of South Asia (Chapter 9) PP 501-596. In: Indigenous Fermented Foods of South Asia. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742 (Access e-book by visiting:http://www.crcnetbase.com/doi/book/10.1201/b19214)

 

Publications:

      (91) Seth, D., Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Effect of hydrocolloids on the physicochemical and rheological properties of reconstituted sweetened yoghurt powder. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.8641

      (90) Jha, P., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Optimization of ultrasound and microwave assisted extractions of polyphenols from black rice (Oryza sativa cv.Poireton) husk. Journal of Food Science and Technology DOI: 10.1007/s13197-017-2832-0.

      (89) Mangang, K. C. S., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Comparative shelf life study of two different rice beers prepared using wild-type and established microbial starters. Journal of the Institute of Brewing DOI: 10.1002/jib.446  

      (88) Seth, D., Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Effect of microencapsulation using extrusion technique on viability of bacterial cells during spray drying of sweetened yoghurt. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 103:802-807 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2017.05.099

      (87) Jha, P., Das, A. J., and Deka, S. C. (2017). Optimization of saccharification conditions of black rice (cv. Poireton) using microbial strains through response surface methodology Journal of the Institute of Brewing.123(3):423-431  DOI: 10.1002/jib.430.

(86) Begum, Y. A. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Green synthesis of pectin mediated hydroxyapatite nanoparticles from culinary banana bract and its characterization. Acta Alimentaria, 46 (4):428-438 (DOI: 10.1556/066.2017.46.4.5)

(85) Samyor, D., Das, A. B. and Deka, S. C.  (2017). Pigmented rice a potential source of bioactive compounds: A review. International Journal of Food Science and Technology (DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.13378).

(84) Begum, Y. A. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Stability of spray dried microencapsulated anthocyanins extracted from culinary banana bract. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2016.1277739).

      (83) Borah, P.K., Deka, S. C. and Duary, R. K. (2017). Effect of repeated cycled crystallization on digestibility and molecular structure of glutinous Bora rice starch. Food Chemistry. 223: 31-39 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.12.022.

      (82) Das, A. J., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Amylolytic fungi in starter cakes for rice beer production. The Journal of General and Applied Microbiology. 63(4), 236-245 (2017) doi 10.2323/jgam.2016.11.004

      (81) Seth, D, Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Influence of processing conditions on functional and constitution properties of spray dried sweetened yoghurt powder. Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Food Properties (ICFP2016). Bangkok, Thailand, May 31-June22016 (Full Paper in Conference Proceedings, Sl No. 42, E-Proceedings, ISBN: 978-0-9808251-3-8).

 

(80) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Dash, K. K., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Fuzzy logic assisted sensory evaluation of five types of beer produced from various starch rich substrates. Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Food Properties (ICFP2016). Bangkok, Thailand, May 31-June22016 (Full Paper in Conference Proceedings, Sl No. 71, E-Proceedings, ISBN: 978-0-9808251-3-8).

 

(79) Kalita, N. K., Deka, S. C. and Seth, D. (2017). Optimization and development of Misti dahi (sweetened yoghurt) from mixture of cow and goat milk. International Food Research Journal 24(3): 1212-1219.

 

     (78) Seth, D., Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Effect of spray drying process conditions on bacteria survival and acetaldehyde retention in sweetened yoghurt powder: An optimization study . Journal of Food Process Engineering. DOI: 10.1111/jfpe.12487

     (77) Seth, D., Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2017). Functional and reconstitution properties of spray-dried sweetened yogurt powder as influenced by processing conditions. International Journal of Food Properties 20(7):1603 1611(http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10942912.2016.1214965).

     (76) Saha, J. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Functional properties of sonicated and nonsonicated extracted leaf protein concentrate from Diplazium esculentum. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2016.1199034)

     (75) Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Moisture sorption isotherm of underutilized culinary banana flour and its antioxidant stability during storage. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.13087)

     (74) Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Encapsulation of natural antioxidant compounds from culinary banana by cocrystalization. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (doi:10.1111/jfpp.13033).

     (73) Khawas, P., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Production of renewable cellulose   nanopaper from culinary banana (Musa ABB) peel and its characterisation. Industrial Crops and Products. (DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2016.03.028).

    (72)  Mangang, Kh. C. S., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Shelf-life improvement of rice beer by incorporation ofAlbizia myriophylla extracts. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (DOI 10.1111/jfpp.12990).

     (71) Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Effect of modified resistant starch of culinary banana on physicochemical, functional, morphological, diffraction and thermal properties. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2016.1147459).

      (70)  Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Comparative nutritional, functional, morphological and diffractogram study on culinary banana (Musa ABB) peel at various stages of development. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2016.1141296).

 

      (69) Malakar, B., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2016). In vitro probiotic potential of Enterococcus species isolated from tungrymbai, a fermented soybean product of Meghalaya, India. Acta Alimentaria, An International Journal of Food Science (DOI: 10.1556/066.2016.0017).

 

     (68) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Seth, D., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Optimization of the extraction of phenolic compounds from Cyclosorus extensa with solvents of varying polarities, Preparative Biochemistry and Biotechnology (DOI:10.1080/10826068.2015.1135457).

 

      (67) Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2016). Isolation and characterization of cellulose nanofibres from culinary banana peel using high intensity ultrasonication combined with chemical treatment. Carbohydrate Polymers 137:608-16. (doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.11.020).

 

(66) Das, A. J., Das, G., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2016). In vitro antioxidant activities of polyphenols purified from four plant species used in rice beer preparation in Assam, India. International Journal of Food Properties 19(3):636-651 (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2015.1038835).

 

(65) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Optimization of microwave assisted extraction of antioxidant extract from Garcinia Pedunculata  Robx. Separation Science and Technology 50(12):1814-1822

(64) Sasikumar, R., Kumar, A., Vivek, K. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Effect of partial substitution with organic sweet potato flour on the quality of white wheat bread. Journal of Root Crops 41(1): 48-55.

      (63) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Phytochemical constituents, ATR-FTIR analysis and antimicrobial activity of four plant leaves used for preparing rice beer in Assam, India. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2015.1104695).

(62) Samyor, D., Deka, S. C. and Das, A. B. (2015). Evaluation of physical, thermal, pasting characteristics and mineral profile of pigmented and non-pigmented rice cultivars.  Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.12594).

(61) Badwaik, L. S., Gautam, G. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Influence of blanching on antioxidant, nutritional and physical properties of bamboo shoot. The Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10(3): 140-150. (DOI: 10.4038/jas.v10i3.8067)  

(60) Khawas, P., Dash, K. K., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Drying characteristics and assessment of physicochemical and microstructural properties of dried culinary banana slices. International Journal of Food Engineering (DOI 10.1515/ijfe-2015-0094).

(59) Jha, P., Das, A. J., Dash, K. K. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Sensory evaluation of black pigmented rice (Oryza sativa cv. Poireton) wine fortified with probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356 andLactobacillus sakei ATCC 15521 using fuzzy logic. Journal of the Institute of Brewing 121(4):566-573 (DOI: 10.1002/jib.247).

(58) Das A.J., Seth, D., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S.C. (2015). Fermentation optimization of probiotic rice beer and its application for cassava and plantain beer production. Journal of the Institute of Brewing. 121(2): 273-282.

(57) Saha, J., Biswal, A. K. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Chemical composition of some underutilized green leafy vegetables of Sonitpur district of Assam, India. International Food Research Journal 22(4): 1466-1473.

(56) Khawas, P., Dash, K. K., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Modeling and optimization of the process parameters in vacuum drying of culinary banana (Musa ABB) slices by application of artificial neural network and genetic algorithm. Drying Technology An International Journal (DOI: 10.1080/07373937.2015.1060605).

(55) Samyor, D., Deka, S. C. and Das, A. B. (2015). Phytochemical and antioxidant profile of pigmented and nonpigmented rice cultivars of Arunachal Pradesh, India. International Journal of Food Properties (DOI:10.1080/10942912.2015.1055761)

 (54) Choudhury, M., Badwaik L. S., Borah, P. K., Sit N. and Deka S. C. (2015). Influence of bamboo shoot powder fortification on physicochemical, textural and organoleptic characteristics of biscuits. Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(10):6742-8 (DOI: 10.1007/s13197-015-1709-3).

(53) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2014).  Effect of various microbial starters for amylolytic fermentation on some quality attributes of rice beer. International Food Research Journal 21(6):2443-2450.

 (52) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Production and purification of anti-bacterial biometabolite from wild type lactobacillus, isolated from fermented bamboo shoot: Future suggestions and a proposed system for secondary metabolite onsite recovery during continuous fermentation. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 175(4):1915-1925.

 (51) Sood, D. R., Deka, S. C., Sood, R. and Sharma, A. (2014). Intestinal absorption of nutrients using rats fed different diets. Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research 33(4):311-314 (DOI:  10.5958/0976-0563.2014.00623.X)

(50) Sit, N., Deka, S. C. and Misra, S. (2014). Optimization of starch isolation from taro using combination of enzymes and comparison of properties of starches isolated by enzymatic and conventional methods. Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(7):4324-4332 (DOI:10.1007/s13197-014-1462-z).

(49) Sit, N., Misra, S. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Combined effect of ultrasound and enzymatic pretreatment on yield and functional properties of taro (Colocasia esculenta) starch. Starch/Starke 66(11-12):959-967.

(48) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2014). HPLC and GC-MS analyses of organic acids, carbohydrates, amino acids and volatile aromatic compounds in some varieties of rice beer from Northeast India. Journal of the Institute of Brewing 120(3):244-252.

(47) Khawas,P., Das, A. J., Sit, N., Badwaik, L. S., and Deka, S. C. (2014). Nutritional composition of culinary Musa ABB at different stages of development. American Journal of Food Science and Technology 2(3):80-87 (Available online at http://pubs.sciepub.com/ajfst/2/3/1, DOI:10.12691/ajfst-2-3-1) 691/ajfst-2-3-1)

(46) Khawas, P., Das, A. J., Dash, K. K. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Thin-layer drying characteristics of kachkal banana peel (Musa ABB) of Assam, India. International Food Research Journal 21(3): 1011-1018.

(45) Barman,S., Sit, N., Badwaik, L. S.  and Deka, S. C. (2014). Pectinase production by Aspergillus niger using banana (Musa balbisiana) peel as substrate and its effect on clarification of banana juice. Journal of Food Science and Technology 52(6):1413-1418.

(44) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K. , Das, A. J., Deka, S. C. and Sharma, H. K. (2014).   Influence of fermentation on nutritional compositions, antioxidant activity, total phenolic and microbial load of bamboo shoot. Food Science and Technology Research 20 (2):255-262.

(43) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2014) Antimicrobial and enzymatic antibrowning film used as coating for bamboo shoot quality improvement. Carbohydrate Polymers 103: 213-220.

(42) Sit, N., Misra, S. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Characterization of physicochemical, functional, textural and color properties of starches from two different varieties of taro and their comparison to potato and rice starches. Food Science and Technology Research 20 (2): 357-365.

(41) Badwaik, L. S., Choudhury, M., Dash, K. K., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Osmotic dehydration of bamboo shoots enhanced by centrifugal force and pulsed vacuum using salt as osmotic agent. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 38(5):2069-2077 (DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.12186)

(40) Sit, N., Misra, S. and Deka, S. C. (2014).Yield and functional properties of taro starch as affected by ultrasound. Food and Bioprocess Technology 7:1950-1958

(39) Sit, N., Misra, S., Baruah, D. Badwaik, L. S. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Physicochemical properties of taro and maize starch and their effect on texture, colour and sensory quality of tomato ketchup. Starch/Starke 66:294-302.

(38) Sit, N., Misra, S. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Physicochemical, functional, textural and colour characteristics of starches isolated from four taro cultivars of North-East India. Starch-Starke 65 (11-12):1011-1021.

(37) Badwaik, L. S., Choudhury, S., Borah, P. K., Sit, N. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Comparison of kinetics and other related properties of bamboo shoot drying pretreated with osmotic dehydration. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 38 (3):1171-1180.

(36) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K., Borah, K., Sit, N. and Deka, S. C. (2012). Antimicrobial activity of indigenous medicinal plant extract on spoilage microbes present in bamboo shoots. International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Technology (Special Issue) 3(3):234-237.

(35) Sit, N., Gayan, H., Badwaik, L. S. and Deka, S. C. (2012). Development of protein rich RTS beverage by incorporating whey in carambola juice. International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Technology (Special Issue) 3(3): 199-201.

(34) Dash, K. K., Das, S. K. and Deka, S. C. (2012). Process modeling for the shelf life of the microwave puffed rice. International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Technology (Special Issue) 3(3):191-194.

(33) Badwaik, L. S., Choudhury, S., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Optimization of osmotic dehydration process of bamboo shoots in mixtures of sucrose and sodium chloride solutions. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 37(6):1068-1077.

(32) Dash, K. K., Goswami, T. K., and Deka, S. C. (2012). Modeling for the modified atmosphere packaging of sapota fruit, Agricultural Engineering International.14 (2):18.

(31) Sit, N., Agrawal, U.S. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Effect of enzyme concentration, addition of water and incubation time on increase in yield of starch from potato. Journal of Food Science and Technology 51(5):1011-5 (DOI 10.1007/s13197-011-0570-2).

(30) Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2012). Mini Review Fermented foods and beverages of the North-East India. International Food Research Journal 19(2): 377-392.

(29) Badwaik, L.S., Prasad, K and Deka, S. C. (2012).Optimization of extraction conditions by response surface methodology for preparing partially defatted peanut. International Food Research Journal 19(1):341-346.

(28) Das, A. J., Deka, S. C. and Miyaji, T. (2012). Methodology of rice beer preparation and various plant materials used in starter culture preparation by some tribal communities of North-East India: A survey. International Food Research Journal 19(1):101-107.

(27) Kapoor, R; Badwaik, L. S; Sit, N and Deka, S. C. (2011). Utilization of whey for preparations of alcoholic beverages. Beverages & Food World 38 (6):34-35.

(26) Sit, N., Umashankar, A. and Deka, S. C. (2011) Effect of cellulase treatment on extraction of starch from potato International Food Research Journal 18(1): 337-346.

(25) Saikia, D. and Deka S.C (2011) Cereals: from staple food to neutraceuticals. International Food Research Journal 18 (1): 21-30.

(24) Kakati, P., Deka, S. C., Kotoki, D. and Saikia, S. (2010). Effect of traditional methods of processing on the nutrient contents and some antinutritional factors in newly developed cultivars of green gram [Vigna radiata (L.) Wilezek] and black gram [Vigna mungo (L.)Hepper] of Assam, India. International Food Research Journal 17 (2): 377-384.

(23) Kotoki, D. and Deka S. C. (2010). Baking loss of bread with special emphasis on increasing the water holding capacity. Journal of Food Science and Technology 47 (1): 128-131.

(22) Saikia, S. and Deka, S. C. (2009). Quality parameters of ten different ginger cultivars grown in north-eastern region of India and its potential for commercial exploitation J. Appl. Biosci. Biotech. 5(1):37-41.

(21) Sharma, K. K.; Dubey, J. K.; Deka, S. C.; Chandrasekaran, S; Kalpana; Pratigya Gupta; Anoop Kumar; Vandana; M Jaya Devi; B Singh; A A L H Baruah, J S Kennedy, I D Sharma; S K Patyal and A Nath (2007). Dissipation kinetics of spiromesifen on tea (Camellia sinensis) under tropical conditions. Chemosphere (Elsevier) 68(4):790-796.

(20) Deka, S. C., Baruah A.A.L.H. and Barman, N. (2006) Pesticide residues in different drinking water sources of Jorhat district, India. Pesticide Research Journal. 18 (2):221-224.

(19) Deka, S. C., Barman, N, Baruah A.A.L.H., Baruah, U. K. and Chetia Borah, B. (2005). Status of organochlorine pesticide residues in fish in Jorhat district, Assam (India). Pesticide Research Journal. 17(2):82-86.

(18) Deka, S. C., Barman, N and Baruah A.A.L.H. (2004). Monitoring of pesticide residues in feed, fodder and butter in Assam. Pesticide Research Journal. 16 (1): 86-89.

(17) Deka, S. C, Barman, N. and Baruah A.A.L.H. (2005).Pesticide residue monitoring in total diet of market basket approach and food safety. Journal Science Society (FINNAL Master) 46(1): 49-56.

(16) Deka, S. C., Barman, N and Baruah A.A.L.H. (2005). Pesticidal contamination status in farmgate vegetables in Assam, India. Pesticide Research Journal. 17(2): 90-93.

(17) Deka, S. C.; Talukdar, D.; Barman, N and Borah, R. C (2004). Biochemical studies of few medicinal plants of northeast India. Journal of Assam Science Society, 44: 105-110.

(16) Deka, S. C., Barman, N and Baruah A.A.L.H. (2005). Pesticidal contamination status in farmgate vegetables in Assam, India. Pesticide Research Journal. 17(2): 90-93.

(15) Deka, S. C., Talukdar, D., Barman, N and Borah, R. C (2004). Biochemical studies of few medicinal plants of northeast India. Journal of Assam Science Society 44: 105-110.

(14) Deka, S. C., Barman, N and Baruah A.A.L.H. (2004). Monitoring of pesticide residues in unpolished, polished and parboiled rice of Assam. Pesticide Research Journal 16 (2): 71-74.

(13) Deka, S. C., Baruah A.A.L.H. and Barman, N (2004).  Monitoring of pesticide residues in honey samples of Jorhat district, Assam (India). Pesticide Research Journal 16 (1): 83-85.

(12) Deka, S. C.; Barman, N and Baruah, A.A.L.H. (2004). Effect of household processing on pesticide residues in some commercially important vegetables. In: Bioprospecting of Commercially Important Plants, Proc. Nat. Symp. ISAB-JC, 2003, pp 148-151.

(11) Deka, S. C. and Sood, D. R. (2003). Studies on cooking behaviour of basmati rice genotypes during storage.  J. Dairying. Foods & H.S. 22(1): 1-9.

(10) Duara, B., Baruah, A.A.L.H., Deka, S.C. and Barman, N (2003). Residue of synthetic pyrethroids and endosulfan in brinjal shoots and fruits. Pesticide Research Journal 15(1): 43-46.

(9) Deka, S. C. and Sood, D. R. (2002) Effect of chemical treatment on cooking quality of fresh and stored basmati rice. J. Agric. Sci. Soc. NE India 15 (2): 196-202.

(8) Deka, S. C. and Sood, D. R. (2001). Effect of storage, cooking and chemical treatment on protein and starch digestibilities of basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes. Journal of .Food Science and Technology 38(6):565-570.

(7) Das, D., Deka, S. C. and Bhuyan, H. (2000). Changes in physicochemical composition of Rough lemon (Citrus jambhiri Lush) fruit at different developmental stages. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Technical Session, Assam Science Society. Vol. 2: 197-201.

(6) Deka, S. C., Sood, D. R. and Gupta, K. R. (2000). Studies on phytic acid, aroma and leachates of basmati rice during storage. The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 37: 398-403.

(5) Deka, S. C., Sood, D. R. and Gupta, K. R. (2000). Nutritional evaluation of basmati rice (Oryza sativa L.) genotypes. Journal of Food Science and Technology 37(3):272-276.

(4) Deka, S. C., Sood, D. R. and Gupta, S. K. (2000). Effect of storage on fatty acid profiles of basmati rice (Oryza sativa L) genotypes. Journal of Food Science and Technology 37 (3): 217-221.

(3) Barman, N., Sarmah, T. C., Kondali, R. and Deka, S. C. (2000). Nutritional and antinutritional factors in winged bean (Psophocarpustetragonolobus L. DC) as affected by different processing and cooking methods. Annals of Agri BioResearch 5(1): 1-7.

(2) Sarmah, T. C., Changkakoty, A., Kandoli, R. and Deka, S. C. (2000). Variation in chemical compositions of green beans of Coffeacanephora Pierre ex. Frochner during ripening and basis of coffee quality. Annals of Agri BioResearch. 5(1): 9-13.

(1) Borah, R. C., Choudhury, B. H., Deka, S. C., Ahmed, S. A. and Sarmah T. C. (1999). Varietal differences in root oxidative enzymes and electrophoretic profile of grain protein in rice under wetland field condition. J. of Assam Science Society 40(1&2): 1-10

 

 

List of M.Sc. & M.Tech. Students

 

Sl.No

        Name

                      Thesis Title

  Roll No.

Year

1.

Mr. Banajit Deka

Development of a ready to serve beverage from soybean whey and pineapple juice

FPT06001

2008

2.

Mr. Rejaul Hoque Bepary

 

 

2008

3.

Ms. Pranati Choudhury

Development of a sensory panel and sensory analysis of different products in BRITANNIA Industries Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

FPT06007

2008

4.

Ms. Swagata Saikia

Determination of four important quality parameters of ten different ginger cultivars grown in NE region and preparation of ginger candy

FPT06012

2008

5.

Ms. Dimpi Kotoki

 

 

2008

6.

Ms. Debashree Sen

Effect of different post-harvest treatments on keeping quality vis-a-vis nutritional evaluation of Assam lemon (Citrus limon Burm.f.)

FPT07003

2009

7.

Ms. Walida Bora

Physico-chemical changes of amritsagarkal (Musa AAA) at different developing stages

FPT07006

2009

8.

Ms. Pompi Kakati

 

 

2009

9.

Ms. Anamika Boro

Nutritional evaluation of bhimkol (Musa AAB) powder baby food at different storage periods

FPT07012

2009

10.

Ms. Himadri Devi    

Nutritional evaluation of malbhogkal (Musa AAB) at different stages of development

FPT07014

2009

11.

Ms. Kumari Sangeeta Deka

Effect of some conventional drying treatments on the proximate composition of three indigenous green leafy vegetables of Assam (Houttuynia cordata, Amaranthus viridis and Homalomena aromatica)

FPT08002

2010

12.

Ms. Devastuti Baruah

Effect of some conventional drying treatments on the proximate composition of three indigenous green leafy vegetables: Paederia foetida( Bhedailota), Oxalis corniculata (Tengesi), Leucas aspera (Doron) of Assam

FPT08005

2010

13.

Mr. Arindam Lahan

Effect of different thermal treatments on pulp and peel of kachkal(Musa ABB)

FPT08008

2010

14.

Mr. Bidyut Jyoti Hazarika

Effect of various processing treatments on biochemical compositions and preparation of banana blossom tea from the blossom of culinary banana kachkal (Musa ABB)

FPT08011

2010

15.

Ms. Nijumani Das

Effect of some conventional drying treatments on the proximate composition of three indigenous green leafy vegetables (Ipomoea aquatica, Chenopodium album and Basella rubra)of Assam

FPT08014

2010

16.

Ms. Reba Rani Das

Effect of some conventional drying treatments on the proximate composition of three indigenous green leafy vegetables of assam(Alternanthera sessilis,Hibiscus subderifa,Cantella asiatica)

FPT08017

2010

17.

Mr. Pranjal Deka

Studies on optimization of preconditioning treatment for microwave puffed rice

FPT09002

2012

18.

Ms. Barsa Malakar

Studies on probiotic properties and identification of microflora isolated from tungrymbai: a fermented soyabean product of Meghalaya

FPL12008

2014

19.

Mr. Pankaj Jha

Development of a methodology for production of wine from black rice and utilization of black rice husk

FPL12018

2014

20.

Ms. Yesmin Ara Begum

Utilization of anthocyanin and green synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles from culinary banana flower

FPL13004

2015

21.

Ms. K. C. S. Mangang

Studies on quality improvement of Manipuri alcoholic beverage, atingba

FET11013

2015

22.

Mr. Debasis Das

Characterization of nanocellulose paper from culinary banana (Musa ABB) peduncle

FET12004

2016

23.

Ms. Garima Sharma

Application of dietary fibre concentrates extracted from Musa ABB Rhizome

FET12006

2016

24.

Ms. Mahuwa Ghosh

Waste valorization of culinary banana pseudo stem

FPL15015

2017

25.

Mr. Abhishek Gaurav

Development of pasta from popped makhana flour

FPL15006

2017

 

Ms. Kironmoyee Dihingia

Chemical modification of culinary banana (Musa ABB) starch and its application

FET13007

2017

  Mr. Mrinal Konwar (to be finalised soon) FET14003 Ongoing

26.

Ms. Khusbu Basumatary (to be finalised soon) FPL16012 Ongoing

 

 

     Conference Paper/Workshop/Symposia/Invited Talk

     

(37) Invited talk on Functional Foods in the CEP course on Advances in Biotechnology and Its Impact on Human Health, 7-11th November, 2016. Organised by Defence Research Laboratory, DRDO, Tezpur, Assam.

(36) Seth, D., Deka, S. C. and Mishra, H. N. (2016). Influence of processing conditions on functional and reconstitution properties of spray dried sweetened yoghurt powder. Paper presented in the 2nd International Conference on Food Properties (iCFP), Bangkok, Thailand, 31May-2 June 2016.

     (35) Das, A. J., Khawas, P., Dash, K. K., Deka, S. C. and Miyaji, T. (2016). Fuzzy logic assisted sensory evaluation of five types of beer produced from various starch rice substrates. Paper presented in the 2nd International Conference on Food Properties (iCFP), Bangkok, Thailand, 31May-2 June 2016.

     (34) Seth, D., Mishra H.N. and Deka, S.C. (2016). Optimization of a lab-scale spray drying process for misti dahi, using response surface methodology (pp79). In 50th Annual Convention of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers and Symposium on "Agricultural Engineering in Nation Building: Contributions and Challenges", 19-21 January, 2016, organised by Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar-751003, Orissa, India.

 

(33) Mangang, K. C. S., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Comparative shelf-life study of two different rice beers prepared using wild type and established microbial starters. Paper presented in the International Conference on "Ethnic Fermented Foods and Beverages: Microbiology and Health Benefits" held on November 20-21, 2015, organised by Sikkim University, Gangtok, India in association with Swedish South Asian Network on Fermented Foods (SASNET-FF).

 

(32) Samyor, D., Das, A. B. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Kiwi (Actinidia deliciosa) antioxidant powders obtained by cocrystallization and its characterization. Paper presented in the International Conference on Advances in Food Science and Technology (ICAFST-2015) November 20, 21 & 22, 2015 Kottayam (Dist), Kerala, India, Ayurveda-und Venen-Klinik, St. Primus Weg 68, A-9020 Klagenfurt,Austria,, Institute for Holistic Medical Sciences (IHMS), Chathukulam Buildings, Parumbaikadu P.O, Kottayam, Kerala ,India 686016, Institute of Macromolecular Science and Engineering (IMSE), Parumbaikadu P.O., Kottayam, Kerala, India.

(31) Deka, S. C. (2015). Invited talk on "Novel Utilization of Poietron - A Variety of Black Rice from Manipur, India" presented in the "National Conference on Prospects & Challenges in Indigenous Foods and Drinking Sector" held on 11-12 April, 2015. Organized by Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India) Manipur Chapter in collaboration with The Department of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of Manipur under National Mission on Food Processing (NMFP), Govt. of India at Central Agricultural University, Iroisemba, Imphal.

(30) Begum, Y. A., Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Green synthesis of hydroxyapaptite nanoparticles using Musa ABB bract pectin and their spectral characterization. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015. Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and Nabard. Organized by Department of Food Engineering &Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India. (won 2nd best paper).

(29) Mangang, K. C. S., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Storage studies of two types of rice beers prepared using a variety of black pigmented rice (Oryza sativa cv. Poiretron) from Manipur, India. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015. Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India.

(28) Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Development of antimicrobial-antibrowning edible coating and its effect on bamboo shoot quality. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015. Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering &Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India. (Proceedings Publication pp212-219, ISBN No.978-93-84388-06-5).

(27) Seth, D., Mishra, H. N. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Influence of spray drying conditions on the physical properties of mistidahi powder. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015.Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India.

(26) Sit, N. and  Deka, S. C. (2015). Effect of various enzymes and their combination on yield of starch from taro tubers. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015.Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India. (Proceedings Publication pp78-83, ISBN No.978-93-84388-06-5).           

 (25) Samyor, D, Deka, S.C. and A. B. Das (2015) Effect of different pH and temperature on the stability of anthocyanidin content of red rice. National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th    March, 2015.Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India.

(24) Khawas, P. and Deka, S. C. (2015). Encapsulation of bioactive compounds by cocrystallisation and its application in functional food formulation. An invited talk in the National Seminar cum Workshop on Innovative Prospects in Food Processing: Integration of Engineering and Biological Sciences. 27th -28th March, 2015. Sponsored by AICTE-NEQIP, MoFPI and NABARD. Organized by Department of Food Engineering &Technology, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam, India. (Proceedings Publication pp109-124, ISBN No.978-93-84388-06-5).

(23) Das, A. J., Das, G., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Purified polyphenols and their in vitro oxidation activities from four plant species used in rice beer preparation in Assam, India. (Page 106). Paper presented in the International Conference on Disease Biology and Therapeutics, 3rd-5th December, 2014, Organized by Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Vigyan Path, Paschim Boragaon, Garchuk, Guwahati-781035, Assam.

(22) Samyor, D., Das, A. B. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Pigmented rice- A potential source of bioactive compounds. National Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Agricultural Engineering. November 7-9, 2014 (ETTAE 2014). Organized by Department of Agricultural Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh (Poster in Proceedings Publication, pp 538, ISBN No. 9789383842797).

(21) Saha, J. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Mineral contents of some underutilized green leafy vegetables of Assam, India. National Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Agricultural Engineering. November 7-9, 2014 (ETTAE 2014). Organized by Department of Agricultural Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh (Poster in Proceedings Publication, pp 537, ISBN No. 9789383842797).

(20) Khawas, P., Das, A. J., Dash, K. K. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Thin-layer drying characteristics of culinary banana and assessment of physicochemical and microstructural properties in dried banana slices. National Conference on Emerging Technology Trends in Agricultural Engineering. November 7-9, 2014 (ETTAE 2014). Organized by Department of Agricultural Engineering, North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. (Proceedings Publication, pp 179-192, ISBN No. 9789383842797).

(19) Das, A. J., Gitashri and Deka, S. C. (2014). Biotechnology Research in Northeast India Present and Future, Vth Scientific workshop 18th -20th   September, 2014, Organized by DBT AAU Centre, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam.

(18) Khawas, P., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Encapsulation of natural antioxidant compounds from culinaryMusa by co-crystallization. Biotechnology Research in Northeast India Present and Future, Vth Scientific workshop 18th -20th   September, 2014, Organized by DBT AAU Centre, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat-785013. (Proceedings Publication, pp 84-92, ISBN No. 978-81-930496-0-0).

(17) Miyaji, Tatsuro; Endo, Akihito; Nakagawa, Junichi and Deka, S. C. (2014). Microbial formation of nitrite ion in salted salmon roe (Sujiko). Paper presented in the 2nd AFSA Conference of Food Safety and Security wef 15-18 August, 2014, Dong Nai, Vietnam. Organized by Asian Food Safety and Security Association (AFSA), Dong Nai University of Technology (DNTU), Vietnam and Lincoln University, New Zealand (1st author presented the paper).

(16) Malakar, B., Jha, P., Das, A. J. and Deka, S. C. (2014). Probiotic properties of microflora isolated from tungrymbai: a fermented soybean product of Meghalaya. Paper presented in the National Seminar on Recent Trends of Research in Science and Technology (59th Annual Technical Session of Assam Science Society), 29thMarch, 2014, hoisted by Cotton College State University, Guwahati, Assam.

(15) Saha, J. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Nutrient content of green leafy vegetables of Assam, India. Presented at the 7thInternational Food Convention, IFCON 2013 wef 18-21 December, 2013 (venue CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, India), Organized by AFSTI, Mysore, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, MoFPI, New Delhi, NIFTEM, Haryana, and DFRL, Mysore. (Page 321 of Souvenir).

(14) Samyor, Duyi, Das, A. B. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Studies on physicochemical properties of some selected underutilized rice cultivars of Arunachal Pradesh. Presented at the 7th International Food Convention, IFCON 2013 wef 18-21 December, 2013 (venue CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, India), Organized by AFSTI, Mysore, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, MoFPI, New Delhi, NIFTEM, Haryana, and DFRL, Mysore. (Page 211 of Souvenir).

(13) Das, A. J., Das, G., Khawas, P., Miyaji, T. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Phytochemical estimation and HPLC analysis of polyphenols in few plant species used for rice beer preparation in Assam. Presented at the 7th International Food Convention, IFCON 2013 wef 18-21 December, 2013 (venue CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, India), Organized by AFSTI, Mysore, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, MoFPI, New Delhi, NIFTEM, Haryana, and DFRL, Mysore. (Page 188 of Souvenir).

(12) Khawas, P., Das, A. J., Das, G. and Deka, S. C. (2013). Biochemical and nutritional compositions of culinary kachkal peel (Musa ABB) affected by various growth stages. Presented at the 7th International Food Convention, IFCON 2013 wef 18-21 December, 2013 (venue CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, India), Organized by AFSTI, Mysore, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, MoFPI, New Delhi, NIFTEM, Haryana, and DFRL, Mysore. (Page 182 of Souvenir).

(11) Khawas, P., Deka, S. C., Das, A.J., Sit, N. and Badwaik, L.S. (2013). Development of Type-III resistant starch from culinary banana (Musa ABB) of Assam and determination of glycemic index in disease free humans. Paper presented in the International Conference on Innovations in Food Processing, Value Chain Management & Food Safety (IFpvs) January 10- 11, 2013 at National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (under MOFPI, New Delhi), Kundli, Haryana.

(10) Das, A.J., Deka, S. C., Miyaji, T., Khawas, P., Sit, N. and Badwaik, L.S. (2013). Quality assessment of twelve different varieties of starter cakes used for rice beer preparation in Northeast India. Paper presented in the International Conference on Innovations in Food Processing, Value Chain Management & Food Safety (IFpvs) January 10- 11, 2013 at National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (under MOFPI, New Delhi), Kundli, Haryana.

(9) Miyaji,T., Muramatsu, Y., Fujimura, S., Nakagawa, J. and Deka, S.C.(2012).Estimation of microbial count in ground pork using Small Columnar Agar Medium (SCAM) and microbial calorimetry. The Asian Food Security Association (AFSA) 1st AFSA Conferences on Food Safety and Food Security September 15-17, 2012. Osaka, Japan. Venue: Rinku Campus, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan (Abstract Published in Journal of Food Science and Engineering Vol.12 No.9 P55, 2012).

(8) Deka, S. C. (2011).Food Processing and Value Addition (Invited talk), DBT Workshop at National seminar on biochemical and biotechnological research approaches for bio resource management of northeast India towards sustainable rural development. November 11-12, 2011 BN College of Agriculture, Assam Agricultural University, Biswanath Chariali.

(7) Khawas., P., Deka., S. C., Das., A. J. and Sit., N. (2011). Isolation and Partial Characterization of Starch from Culinary Banana "Kachkal" (Musa ABB) of Assam. Paper presented at 5th International Conference on "Fermented Foods, Health Status and Social Well Being: Challenges and Opportunities" held at CFTRI, Mysore, India December 15-16, 2011.

(6) Khawas., P., Deka., S. C., Das., A. J. and Sit., N.(2011).Biochemical and Nutritional Composition of Culinary

kachkal (Musa ABB) of Assam. Paper presented at National seminar on role of bioactive compounds in foods on

 human health November 14-16,2011, Department of Food Engineering and Technology, Tezpur University,

Napaam, Tezpur, Assam, India.

(5) Deka., S. C. (2011).A myriad of starter cultures used in rice beer preparation of North-East    India. Invited paper, at 5th International Conference on "Fermented Foods, Health Status and Social Well Being: Challenges and Opportunities" held at CFTRI, Mysore, India December 15-16, 2011.

(4) Deka., S. C., Das., A. J. and Sit., N. (2011). Microbiological and biochemical characterization of nine different varieties of rice beer collected from different regions of North-East India. Paper presented at at 5th International Conference on "Fermented Foods, Health Status and Social Well Being: Challenges and Opportunities" held at CFTRI, Mysore, India December 15-16, 2011.

(3) Saikia, S., Lahon, A. and Deka, S. C. (2011). Effect of various processing treatments on the biochemical compositions of kachkal (Musa ABB) peel of Northeastern India. Paper presented in the International Conference on Food and Neutraceuticals for Nutrition and Health: Technology and Delivery. (ICFAN - 2011, 20th - 22ndJanuary, 2011) Organized by Department of Food Science. Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.

(2) Boro, A., Deka, S. C., Kotoki, D and Saikia, S (2009). Nutritional evaluation of Bhimkal (Musa AAB) powder at different storage periods: An indigenous weaning food. Paper presented at National Conference on Indigenous Technology, Livelihood Options and Habitat Utilization Concepts and Perspective of Development 23-24 November, 2009, Guwahati, Assam.

(1) Sood, D. R., Chhokar,V. and Deka, S.C. (1999). Biochemical investigations relating to therapeutic evaluation of garlic (Allium sativum L.). Paper presented at the 7th World Congress on Clinical Nutrition held at National Science Centre, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, 14-16, 1999.
Outreach/Extension Activities/Papers:
1. Deka, S. C (2005) Residual toxicity problems in fruits and vegetables.  Assam Agrian, Vol. XXVIII pp: 14 -19.
2. Deka, S. C., Kotoki, D. and Saikia, S. (2009). Value addition of soya bean. A popular article published in the Sandhanee (pages 72 - 80), on occasion of 17th National Children Science Congress-2009, Assam State Congress, Sivsagar, 12-15th October, 2009.
3. Badwaik, L.S., Deka, S. C. and Dolui, S. K. (2012). Developing active and intelligent packaging. Food Marketing & Technology India (FMT Supplement)3(2):17-19
4. Badwaik, L.S., Sit, N. and Deka, S. C. (2012). New trends in flexible packaging for food industry. Food Marketing & Technology India Vol.3 No.9 (November):30-32.
5. Extension article published by Down to Earth entitled "Potato Shield for Bamboo" April 30,2014 (www.downtoearth.org.in) from the original paper of Badwaik, L. S., Borah, P. K. and Deka, S. C. (2013) Antimicrobial and enzymatic antibrowning film used as coating for bamboo shoot quality improvement. Carbohydrate Polymers (Available online DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.12.027)
6. Deka et al. (2014). 16srDNA sequence of organisms isolated from fermented soybean product of Northeast India submitted to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), Maryland, USA (Accession No. KJ690923 Enterococcus faecium strain BAS-TU1, KJ690924 Enterococcus faecium strain BAS-TU2, KJ690925 Enterococcus faecium strain BAS-TU3: Authors: Deka, S. C., Malakar, B. and Das, A. J.)

 

Visit Outside India:

1. Visited Department of Food and Cosmetic Science, Faculty of Bio-industry, Tokyo

    University of Agriculture, 196, Yasaka, Abashiri, Hokkaido 099-2493, Japan, wef

    26.2.2013 to 4.3.2013 for research and academic interest.

 

Other Technical Experiences

1. Fellow of Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, Kanpur, India.

2. Mahabaleswar Seminar on the Biology of Plant Viruses, held at Bangalore, Sponsored by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), GOI, November 28 to December 3, 1993.

3. North Eastern Regional Institute of Water and Land Management, Tezpur, held at AAU, Jorhat   May 30-31, 1994.

4. Recent Advances in the Quality of Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds, held at CSAzad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, Sponsored by ICAR, New Delhi May 25- June 14, 1999

5. c-DNA Cloning, ICAR Centre of Advanced Studies in Biochemistry, IARI, New Delhi September 16-30, 1999.

6. National Workshop on Application of Computers in Agricultural and Allied Sciences, held at Bioinformatics Sub centre, Dept. of Agril. Biotechnology, AAU, Jorhat Sponsored by DBT, GOI, December 28-29, 1999.

7. Workshop cum Training on Upgradation of Managerial Skills held at AAU, Jorhat Sponsored by GOI, New Delhi July 17-22, 2000.

8. Training in Pesticide Residue Analysis, held at Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi Aug. 16-31, 2001.

9. Patent Awareness Workshop, held at IPR Cell, AAU, Jorhat Sponsored by DST, GOI May, 2003.

10. National Workshop on Use of Computers and Internet in Biological Sciences held at Bioinformatics Subcentre, Dept. of Agril. Biotechnology, AAU, Jorhat, Sponsored by DBT, GOI June 26-27, 2003.

11. National Workshop on Green Chemistry, held at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi 110016, February 25 - 26, 2005.

12. Advanced Biochemical and Molecular Techniques, organized by ICAR Center for Advanced Studies in Biochemistry, IARI, New Delhi, March 1 - 21, 2005.

13. Participated in the Coromandel lecture delivered by Dr. Norman E. Borlaug (Nobel laureate) on :From the Green to the Gene Revolutiobn: A 21st Century Challenge", on the occasion of IARI Centenary Scientific Convention March 16 -19, 2005, New Delhi.

14. Developed Post Graduate courses on Environmental science and other courses in Biochemistry as per ICAR guidelines Assam Agril. University, Jorhat

15. (i) Several Popular Scientific articles were published in local dailies (ii) Several Scientific talks were broadcasted in AIR (iii) Several Scientific talks were telecasted in Doordarshan Assam

16. Attended seminar on "Instruments for Food & Agricultural Research" wef February 26-27, 2008, organized by Scientific and Digital Systems, New Delhi.

17. Attended AICTE-ISTE sponsored short term training programme on "Innovative Food Processing Technologies for Food Security", wef March 16- 20, 2009 organized by NERIST (Deemed University), Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

18. Workshop on Applied Computer in Developmental Studies (March 30- April 3, 2009) being organized by AAEO, Tezpur University in collaboration with Indian Statistical Institute- Kolkata

19. Resource person (Topic: Equipments and Machinery Required for Setting up a Food Processing Industry) on the workshop on "Enterprise Development in Food Processing Sector" organized by Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC) and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), GoI, September 7-8, 2009 at Guwahati.

20. Article to the 17th National Children's Science Congress, 2009 (12th - 15th October, 2009) at Sivsagar Girls' College, Sivsagar (Article: Value Addition of Soyabean).

21. Resource person for the seminar "Health & nutritional benefit for soy food products" organised by American Soybean association-International Marketing & North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd. (NERAMAC) held on June 1, 2009.

22. Resource person (Topic: Equipments and Machinery Required for Setting up a Food Processing Industry) on the workshop on "Enterprise Development in Food Processing Sector" organized by Indian Chambers of Commerce (ICC) and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME), GoI, September 7-8, 2009 at Guwahati

23. Organized a seminar on "How to Manage Food Business Enterprises for Better Market Access?" held on 28th January, 2010 at Tezpur University. Sponsored by North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Ltd, Guwahati.

24. Resource person in the Indian Chambers of Commerce; Northeast Initiative; at the interactive session in research & development in Food Processing Sector in Northeastern States February10, 2011, Guwahati, Assam (Sponsored by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, New Delhi)

25. Member of DRC of Biotechnology & Bioengineering, IST, Gauhati University (wef 4.8.2011 for 3 years Vide No. GU/ACA/DRC/Reconst/Biotech/2011/1144-57 Date 4.8.2011)

26. Member of IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) of Tezpur University wef 1.9.2011 to  31.8.2013 (F.36-21/2006(GA-I/2468-A Date 6.9.2011)

27. Attended National Workshop on Use and Deployment Web and Video Courses for Enriching Engineering Education; wef 4-5 November,2011, organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, MHRD Funded National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning.

28. Membership of Scientific Societies: (i) Life Member of Agricultural Science Society for North East India (ii) Life Member of Assam Science Society (iii) Life Member of Society of Pesticide Science, India (iv) Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists

29. Member of the Research Committee, Tezpur University, Assam.

30. Coordinator for "Training - Cum - Demonstration Program On Packaging Of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables For Cottage, Micro-Small And Medium Entrepreneurs" on Thursday, 3rd March, 2011. Organized By Indian Institute of Packaging, New Delhi, NERAMAC & MoFPI, New Delhi.

31. Resource person in the IICPT-NIFTEM Seminar cum Workshop on Career and Business Prospects in Food Processing held on February22, 2012 at District Library Auditorium, Tezpur, Assam (Topic: Food Safety)

32. Resource person (Topic: Processing Technology for Traditional Food products of Assam) "NE Food Tech Summit" Indian Chamber of Commerce in association with Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India on 21st March 2012, Guwahati, Assam.

33. Evaluated several DBT and DST projects

34. Attended consultative programme in Guwahati to prepare a Draft Biotechnology Policy for the state of Assam on 24th November 2012 organised by Assam Science Technology & Environment Council (ASTEC).Meeting coordinated by Prof. & Head, Dept. of Biotechnology, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam

35. Participated in the Faculty Development Programme on ERP overview and oracle application held on 13th June, 2012 at Tezpur University (conducted by Tata Consultancy Services)

36. Evaluated several Ph.D. theses of Biotechnology, Gauhati University and PG theses viva-voce examination at College of Fisheries, CAU, Lembuchera, Agartala.

37. Acted as Expert for Interview at FSSAI, Guwahati, for CIT, Kokrajahr, Assam, Question papers setter of several university.

38. Reviewer of several peer reviewed journals (JFST, IJFST)

39.Attended workshop in food safety, January 12,2013 at National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM, under MOFPI, New Delhi), Kundli, Haryana

40. Attended a training programme on Internal Auditor Course of ISO/IEC- 17025 under     National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) of Quality Control Laboratory, Department of Food Engineering and Technology, Tezpur University. The programme was organized for Faculty and Staff of the Department of Food Engineering and Technology, supported by AICTE, NEQIP grant Tezpur University, Assam wef 11-15 May, 2015.