Dr. Kshirod Kumar Dash

Assistant Professor                                                                                       

Department of Food Engineering & Technology,

Tezpur University, Tezpur, Assam. PIN: 84028                                                                                                                 

Contact no: 03712-275708

Mobile: 9954471661

E-mail (Office): kshirod@tezu.ernet.in, 

E-mail (Personal): kshirod.iitkgp@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION:

Degree

Specialization

Board/University

PhD

Food Process Engineering

IIT Khargpur, West Bengal

M. Tech

Dairy & Food Engineering

IIT Khargpur, West Bengal

B. Tech

Agricultural Engineering

OUAT, Bhubaneswar

 

Areas of interest:

Food Process Design and Analysis

Transfer Process in Food Engineering

Unit Operations in Food Engineering

Dairy Technology, Research Methodology

 

Awards/Fellowship:

Post-doctoral fellow at Ohio State University, Columbus, OHIO, USA

Qualified GATE-2005 with All India Rank 8 in Agricultural Engineering

Qualified ICAR NET-2010 in Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology

 

 PUBLICATIONS :

 

Dash, K. K., Ravindra, M. R., & Goswami, T. K. (2009). Modeling of respiration rate of sapota fruit under aerobic conditions. Journal of food process engineering32(4), 528-543.

Dash, K. K., Goswami, T. K., & Deka, S. C. (2012) Modeling for the modified atmosphere packaging of Sapota fruit, Agricultural Engineering International.  14 (2), 18-27.

Dash, K. K., Gope, S., Sethi, A., &Doloi, M. (2013), Study on Thin Layer Drying Characteristics Star Fruit Slices. International Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Technology, 4(7), 679-686.

Badwaik, L. S., Choudhury, M., Dash, K. K., Borah, P. K., &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 Preservation38(5), 2069-2077.

Khawas, P., Das, A. J., Dash, K. K., &Deka, S. C. (2014). Thin-layer drying characteristics of Kachkal banana peel (Musa ABB) of Assam, India. International Food Research Journal21(3), 975-982.

Saxena, J., & Dash, K. K. (2015). Drying kinetics and moisture diffusivity study of ripe Jackfruit. International Food Research Journal22(1), 414-420.

Khawas, P., Dash, K. K., Das, A. J., & Deka, S. C. (2015). Drying characteristics and assessment of physicochemical and microstructural properties of dried culinary banana slices. International Journal of Food Engineering11(5), 667-678.

Khawas, Prerna, et al. "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 34.4 (2016): 491-503.

Jha, P., Das, A. J., Dash, K. K., & Deka, S. C. (2015). Sensory evaluation of black pigmented rice (Oryza sativa cv. Poireton) wine fortified with probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356 and Lactobacillus sakei ATCC 15521 using fuzzy logic. Journal of the Institute of Brewing121(4), 566-573.

Mondal, I. H., & Dash, K. K. (2016). Textural, Color Kinetics, and Heat and Mass Transfer Modeling During Deep Fat Frying of Chhena Jhili. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 41(2).

Nag, S., & Dash, K. K. (2016). Mathematical modeling of thin layer drying kinetics and moisture diffusivity study of elephant apple. International Food Research Journal23(6): 2594-2600.

 

 Sponsored Projects carried out/ ongoing :

 

1.      Osmotic dehydration and Microwave vacuum drying of Kachkal Banana, MoFPI, New Delhi of Rs. 20, 80,000.00 for duration 2 years.

2.      Production of Natural Antioxidant Enriched Sandesh Using Single Screw Extruder, MSME, Rs 8,00,000.00 for duration 2 years.

 

Research guidance :

 

Sl. No.

 

Name of student/ research scholar

Title of Thesis

 

Doctorate/ Masterís

 

Year of Completion

 

1

Pranjal Deka

Optimization of preconditioning treatment for microwave puffing

M. Tech

2012

2

Monisha Choudhury

Osmotic dehydration of Bamboo shoot and its mass transfer kinetics.

M. Tech

2012

3

Prativa Das

Fortification of Mistidahi with high dietary fiber Orange peel powder.

M. Tech

2012

4

Debashree Sen

Optimization of process parameters for development of Osmotic dehydrated Carambola powder.

M. Tech

2012

5

Mainao Alina Gayary

Development of gluten free bread using osmotic dehydrated Kachkal banana.

M. Tech

2013

6

V Bhubanmohini Devi

Development of Osmotic dehydrated Kachkal flour for incorporation in Malpua Mix powder

M. Tech

2013

7

Manisha Medhi

Development of Fiber incorporated curd

M. Tech

2013

8

Mangasatabam Pamheiba Meitei

Microwave Vacuum drying of Kachkal banana and its value added product

M. Tech

2014

9

Yumnam Roshan Singh

Development of Bael Powder by application of Microwave Vacuum drying

M. Tech

2014

10

Laisaram Basantarani

Fortification of Mistidahi with high dietary fiber Orange peel powder.

M. Tech

2014

11

Nirupam Deb

Optimization of osmotic dehydration of Bhimkol Banana(Musa Balbisiana) in sucrose solution and its mass transfer kinetics.

M. Tech

2014

12

Imdadul Hoque Mondal

 

Optimization of process parameters for the production of chenna jhilli

M. Tech

2015

13

Kamal Gauli

Microwave assisted extraction of polyphenols from minor fruits of Northeastern region.

M. Tech

2015

14

Jon Jyoti Kalita

Optimization of Microwave drying of curd

M. Tech

2015

15

Hebister Shangpling

Optimization of microwave vacuum drying of sohiong (p.nepalensis) and encapsulation of powder extract by co-crystallization

M. Tech

2016

16

Sibo Boro

Optimization of microwave vacuum drying of Poniol and encapsulation of powder extract by co-crystallization

M. Tech

2016

17

Dipannita Das

Physiochemical  properties  of  starch  and  pectin  based  edible  film incorporated  with TiO2  nanoparticle.

M. Tech

2016

 

 International Conferences :

Dash, K. K., Goswami T. K., Choudhury, M. and Deka S. C. Effect of different packaging materials on shelf life of the fruits. International conference on Fermented foods, health status and social well being: challenges and Opportunity, 2011, CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Singh, M.  N., Gupta A. K., and Dash, K. K. Physical control of insects Pests of stored Food grains. International conference of managing sustainable development of rural economy and agribusiness (IONBHU11), 2011, BHU, Varanasi, India

Dash, K. K. and Goswami T. K. Neural network based modeling for respiration rate of Sapota fruit. International conference of managing sustainable development of rural economy and agribusiness (IONBHU11), 2011, BHU, Varanasi, India

Dash, K. K., Das, S. K. and Deka, S. C.   (2012). Process modeling for shelf life of the microwave puffed rice. International Conference on Agricultural, Food Science and Environmental Technology for Sustainable Global Development 28-29 October, 2012, at JNU New Delhi, 191-194.

Ghosh, T.,  Medhi, M., Dash, K. K., Seth, D. K.  Drying kinetics and diffusivity study of peel of kaji nembo (Citrus assamensis) locally available in Assam. IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013, CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Das, D., Dash, K.  K., Fortification of Mistidahi with orange peel powder. IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013. , CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Nag, S., Dash,  K.  K., modeling of drying kinetics and diffusivity study of elephant apple.  IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013. , CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Ghosh, T.,  Medhi, M., Dash, K. K., Seth, D. K.  Drying kinetics and diffusivity study of peel of kaji nembo (Citrus assamensis) locally available in Assam. IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013, CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Das, D., Dash, K.  K., Fortification of Mistidahi with orange peel powder. IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013. , CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Nag, S., Dash,  K.  K., modeling of drying kinetics and diffusivity study of elephant apple.  IFCON 2013, 7th International Food Convention from 18-21 December 2013. , CFTRI, Mysore, India.

Dash, K. K. and Das, S. K. Thermogravimetry analysis of preconditioned rice and puffed rice. National Symposium on Emerging Innovative Technologies for Assurance of Quality and Safety in Processed Foods (FoQSAT), 2011, IIT Kharagpur.

Singh, M.  N. and Dash, K. K. Application of radiation technology in disinfestations of cereals and pulses. BIOFOOD National seminar, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam.

Hazarika, P., Dash, K. K., and Deka, S. C. Optimization of microwave puffing of paddy. . BIOFOOD National seminar, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam.

Mangang, K.C.S., Dash, K. K.  and Deka, S. C. Shelf life study of Papad enriched with Bio active compounds. BIOFOOD National seminar, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam.

Gope, S., Dash, K. K.  and Deka, S. C. Sensory evaluation of fruit stored under modified atmosphere packaging system. BIOFOOD National seminar, 2011, Tezpur University, Assam.