Rama Chandra Pradhan

Associate Professor

Food Process Engineering

 (+91) 661 246 2904 , 3904

 pradhanrc[at]nitrkl.ac.in

 Biosketch

81

Publications       

8

Sponsored Projects

1

Consultancy Projects

9

Doctoral Students

0

Continuing Education

4

PG Dissertation

 Personal Information

Prof. Rama Chandra Pradhan

Associate Professor

Food Process Engineering

Joined in Jun 2014

 Room Number: CH-212

 Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Sundargarh, Odisha, India - 769008

 Education Qualification

  1. Ph.D.
    Post harvest Processing of Oilseeds
    IIT Delhi
  2. M.Tech
    Post Harvest Engineering
    IIT Kgaragpur
  3. B.Tech
    Agricultural Engineering
    CAET, OUAT, Bhubaneswar

 Experience

Teaching Experience
  • Food Process Engineering,  NIT Rourkela,  04 Jun 2014 - Continuing
  • Post Harvest & Food Engineering,  BHU, Varanasi,  20 Sep 2010 - 03 Jun 2014
Laboratory Development
  • Engineering Properties of Biological Materials,  NIT Rourkela,  Engineering Properties
  • Grains Processing Laboratiry,  NIT Rourkela,  Cereals, Pulses, Oilseed, Millets, etc processing
  • Product Development Laboratory,  NIT Rourkela,  Extrusion, Cryogenic grinder, Cold plasma system

 Expertise Information

Research Group
Food Properties, Post-Harvest Operations
Areas of Interest
Post Harvest & Food Engineering and Value Addition - Process Technology for cereals, pulses and oilseeds and value added product

 Projects

Development of a process for enhancing functional properties and reducing Microbial activity of Miner Millet flour using cold plasma.

 Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB)

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Investigation of Institutional & Technical Factors Influencing Vegetable Farmer's Marketing Channel Choices in Odisha.

 IMPRESS,ICSSR

 Co-Investigator

 24 months

 Running

Sponsored

Study on Novel non-thermal operation for clarification and concentration of fruit-juice (anacardium Occidental L.) and its By-product Utilization

 SERB

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Utilization of Minor Millets for Ready-to-eat Nutritious Snacks Product by Wet Extrusion Technology

 Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB)

 Principal Investigator

 36 months

 Running

Sponsored

Design,development and testing of myrobalan decorator for rural application

 TRIFED

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Running

Sponsored

Development of Microwave Assisted UV Sterilisation system for Liquid Food

 ICAR,ND

 Co-Investigator

 24 months

 Running

Sponsored

Design Development & Testing of a Continuous Aonia Pricking Machine

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Extraction of Nutraceutical components from bollle ground using super-critical extraction technology

 DST

 Principal Investigator

 24 months

 Completed

Sponsored

Preparation of state level Up-gradation Plan (SLUP) under PM-FME for Odisha

 NABARD

 Consultant

 16 Mar 2021 - 15 Apr 2021

 Completed

Consultancy

 Continuing Education

No Continuing Educations Found....

 Publications

18

Google Scholar h-index

35

Google Scholar i10-index

10

Scopus h-index

Total Publications: 81
D. R. Dash, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "Extraction of oil from Terminalia chebula kernel by using ultrasound technology: Influence of process parameters on extraction kinetics", Industrial Crops & Products, vol.171, pp.113893, ELSEVIER, August 2021, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.113893 Article
S. S. Rana, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Physicochemical and physiological changes during storage", Packaging and Storage of Fruits and Vegetables Emerging Trends, ch.1, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-24, CRC Press, postharvest biology and technology, August 2021 Inbook
A. Patra, A. S, and R. C. Pradhan, "Application of Artificial Neural Network-Genetic Algorithm and Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Ultrasound-Assisted Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Cashew Apple Bagasse", Journal of Food Process Engineering, Willey, July 2021, 10.1111/jfpe.13828 Article
S. K. Sahoo, M. S. Tomar, and R. C. Pradhan, "Disinfecting agents for controlling fruits and vegetable diseases after harvest", Food Losses, Sustainable Postharvest and Food Technologies, ch.4, pp.103, Academic Press, June 2021, 10.1016/B978-0-12-821912-6.00007-9 Inbook
K. Prabha, P. Ghosh, A. S, R. M. Joshep, R. Krishnan, S. S. Rana, and R. C. Pradhan, "Recent development, challenges, and prospects of extrusion technology", Future Foods, vol.3, Elsevier, June 2021, 10.1016/j.fufo.2021.100019 Article

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A. S, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Effect of cellulase and tannase on yield, ascorbic acid and other physicochemical properties of cashew apple juice", Fruits, vol.76, no.2, pp.51-60, International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), March 2021, 10.17660/th2021/76.2.1 Article
P. Ghosh and R. C. Pradhan, "Exposition on history and potential of supercritical fluid processing", Innovative Food Processing Technologies: A Comprehensive Review, ch.2.36, vol.2, pp.515–521, Elsevier, January 2021, 10.1016/B978-0-08-100596-5.22929-6 Inbook
A. D. Sonawane, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "bioactive compounds in bael fruit pulp waste: ultrasound-assisted extraction, characterization, modeling, and optimization approaches", biointerface research in applied chemistry, vol.11, no.2, pp.9318-9334, amg transcend association 2021, 10.33263/briac112.93189334 Article
G. Panda, V. K, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Characterization and Optimization of Process Parameters for Enzyme Assisted Extraction of Kendu (Diospyros Melanoxylon Roxb.) Fruit Juice", International Journal of Fruit Science, vol.21, no.1, pp.299-311, Taylor and Francis 2021, 10.1080/15538362.2021.1873220 Article
D. Pradhan, A. S, and R. C. Pradhan, "chironji (buchanania lanzan) fruit juice extraction using cellulase enzyme: modelling and optimization of process by artificial neural network and response surface methodology", journal of food science and technology, vol.58, no.3, pp.1051-1060, springer 2021, 10.1007/s13197-020-04619-8 Article
S. Mohanty, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Development and process optimization of spray dried powder from enzymatically extracted ripe palm (Borassus Flabellifer) juice", Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, vol.10, no.6, FBFS, SUA, Nitra, Slovakia 2021, 10.15414/jmbfs.2539 Article
D. R. Dash, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "improvement in novel ultrasound-assisted extraction technology of high value-added components from fruit and vegetable peels", journal of food process engineering, vol.44, no.4, blackwell publishing inc. 2021, 10.1111/jfpe.13658 Article
A. Patra, A. S, and R. C. Pradhan, "Microwave-assisted extraction of bioactive compounds from cashew apple (Anacardium occidenatale L.) bagasse: Modeling and optimization of the process using response surface methodology", Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, Springer 2021, 10.1007/s11694-021-01042-1 Article
A. S, R. C. Pradhan, D. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Modeling and optimization of pectinase-assisted low-temperature extraction of cashew apple juice using artificial neural network coupled with genetic algorithm", Food Chemistry, vol.339, no.127862, Elsevier 2021, 10.1016/j.foodchem.2020.127862 Article
V. K, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of spray drying conditions for developing non-dairy based probiotic Sohiong fruit powder", International Journal of Fruit Science, vol.21, no.1, pp.193-204, Taylor and Francis 2021, 10.1080/15538362.2020.1864567 Article
S. Yadav, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Ultrasound-assisted hydration of finger millet (Eleusine Coracana) and its effects on starch isolates and antinutrients", Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, vol.73, no.105542, pp.1-9, Elsevier 2021, 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2021.105542 Article
P. Bose, D. Pradhan, A. D. Sonawane, S. S. Pathak, S. Anupriya, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of hot air and microwave pretreatment for enhancing the mechanical expression yield of Simarouba glauca oil", Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, vol.2, pp.100024, Elsevier, December 2020, 10.1016/j.jafr.2020.100024 Article
S. S. Pathak, A. D. Sonawane, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Effect of Moisture and Axes Orientation on the Mechanical Properties of the Myrobalan Fruits and its Seed Under Compressive Loading", Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, Springer, October 2020, 10.1007/s40030-020-00476-y Article
A. D. Sonawane, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of a Process for the Enzymatic Extraction of Nutrient Enriched Bael Fruit Juice Using Artificial Neural Network (ANN) and Response Surface Methodology (RSM)", Journal: International Journal of Fruit Science, Taylor & Francis, October 2020, 10.1080/15538362.2020.1834898 Article
D. Pradhan and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of process parameters using a hybrid intelligent system model and evaluation of physicochemical properties of microwave roasted Chironji (Buchanania lanzan) kernels", Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, vol.14, pp.2956-2965, Springer, July 2020, 10.1007/s11694-020-00537-7 Article
D. Pradhan and R. C. Pradhan, "Integration of artificial neural network with genetic algorithm for an optimum performance of a Chironji (Buchanania lanzan) nut decorticator", International Journal of Postharvest Technology and Innovation, Inderscience Publishers, February 2020 Article
A. D. Sonawane, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "Physical, thermal, and mechanical properties of bael fruit", Journal of Food Process Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, February 2020, 10.1111/jfpe.13393 Article
D. Pradhan and R. C. Pradhan, "application of a neural network mathematical model in the development of hot air roasting process technology for chironji (buchanania lanzan) kernels", journal of food processing and preservation, vol.44, no.12, blackwell publishing ltd 2020, 10.1111/jfpp.14907 Article
V. K, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Characterization of Spray Dried Probiotic Sohiong Fruit Powder with Lactobacillus Plantarum", LWT-Food Science and Technology, vol.117, no.108699, pp.1-8, Elsevier 2020, 10.1016/j.lwt.2019.108699 Article
A. D. Sonawane, S. S. Pathak, and R. C. Pradhan, "effect of processing temperature on dynamic rheological properties and color degradation kinetics of bael fruit pulp", journal of the science of food and agriculture, vol.100, no.15, pp.5596-5602, john wiley and sons ltd 2020, 10.1002/jsfa.10612 Article
A. S, R. C. Pradhan, M. Aflah, and S. Mishra, "Efficiency of tannase enzyme for degradation of tannin from cashew apple juice: Modeling and optimization of process using artificial neural network and response surface methodology", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.43, no.10, pp.e13499, John Wiley & Sons 2020, 10.1111/jfpe.13499 Article
S. S. Pathak, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Mass modeling of belleric myrobalan and its physical characterization in relation to post-harvest processing and machine designing", Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.57, no.4, pp.1290–1300, Springer 2020, 10.1007/s13197-019-04162-1 Article
D. Pradhan, A. S, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of pectinase assisted extraction of Chironji (Buchanania Lanzan) fruit juice using response surface methodology and artificial neural network", International Journal of Fruit Science, Taylor & Francis 2020, 10.1080/15538362.2020.1734895 Article
V. K, S. Mishra, R. C. Pradhan, and R. Jayabalan, "Effect of probiotification with Lactobacillus plantarum MCC 2974 on quality of Sohiong juice", LWT: Food Science and Technology, vol.108, pp.55-60, Elsevier, July 2019, 10.1016/j.lwt.2019.03.046 Article
V. K, S. S. Singh, R. W, S. Mohanty, B. Z. Hmar, B. H, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "A review on postharvest management and advances in the minimal processing of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables", Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, vol.8, no.5, pp.1178-1187, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, NITRA, Slovak, April 2019, 10.15414/jmbfs.2019.8.5.1178-1187 Article
S. S. Rana, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Image analysis to quantify the browning in fresh cut tender jackfruit slices", Food Chemistry, vol.278, pp.185-189, Elsevier, April 2019, 10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.11.032 Article
S. S. Singh, S. Mishra, R. C. Pradhan, and V. K, "Development of a microwave assisted UV sterilization system for milk", Acta Alimentaria, vol.48, no.1, pp.9-17, Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt, Hungary, March 2019, 10.1556/066.2018.0004 Article
P. Ghosh, S. Garg, I. Mohanty, D. Sahoo, and R. C. Pradhan, "Comparison and storage study of ultra-filtered clarified Jamun (syzygium cumini) juice", Journal of Food Science and Technology, Springer, February 2019, 10.1007/s13197-019-03648-2 Article
A. Singhpatel, A. Kar, R. C. Pradhan, D. Mohapatra, and B. Nayak, "Effect of baking temperatures on the proximate composition, amino acids and protein quality of de-oiled bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) seed cake fortified biscuit", LWT, Elsevier, February 2019, 10.1016/j.lwt.2019.02.026 Article
S. S. Pathak, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Physical characterization and mass modeling of dried Terminalia chebula fruit", Journal of Food Process Engineering, Wiley, January 2019, 10.1111/jfpe.12992 Article
B. B. Mishra, R. K. Pande, A. S. Patel, and R. C. Pradhan, "Modified Atmospheric Packaging (MAP) of Trichosanthes Dioica (Parwal) Sweet and Effect of Storage Temperature on the Physicochemical, Microbial and Sensory Characteristics", Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science Journal, vol.7, no.3, Enviro Research Publishers 2019, https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Avinash_Patel4/publication/336897351_Modified_Atmospheric_Packaging_MAP_of_Trichosanthes_dioica_Parwal_Sweet_and_ Article
V. K, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimization of ultrasound-assisted enzymatic extraction of Sohiong (Prunus nepalensis) juice", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.42, no.1, Wiley 2019, 10.1111/jfpe.12948 Article
S. S. Singh, A. S, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Physical, chemical, textural, and thermal properties of cashew apple fruit", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.42, no.5, pp.e13094, Wiley 2019, 10.1111/jfpe.13094 Article
S. Garg, P. Ghosh, S. S. Rana, and R. C. Pradhan, "Preparation and quality evaluation of nutritionally enriched jam made from blends of Indian blackberry and other fruits", International Journal of Fruit Science, vol.19, no.1, pp.29-44, Taylor & Francis 2019, 10.1080/15538362.2018.1536872 Article
S. S. Singh, S. Mishra, R. C. Pradhan, and V. K, "Optimization of process parameters for microwave assisted UV sterilization system for orange juice", Carpathian Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.10, no.4, pp.159-172, Academia, December 2018 Article
A. S. Patel, R. C. Pradhan, A. Kar, and D. Mohapatra, "Effect of fortification of de-oiled bottle gourd (lagenaria siceraria) seed on the functional and chemical characteristics of the biscuit: a nutritional assessment.", Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, vol.6, no.3, pp.720-733, Enviro Research, November 2018, 10.12944/CRNFSJ.6.3.14 Article
P. Ghosh, R. C. Pradhan, S. Mishra, and P. K. Rout, "Quantification and concentration of anthocyanidin from Indian blackberry (Jamun) by combination of Ultra- and Nano-filtrations", Food and Bioprocess Technology, pp.1-10, Springer, September 2018, 10.1007/s11947-018-2176-4 Article
S. S. Rana, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Variation in properties of tender jackfruit during different stages of maturity", Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.55, no.6, pp.:2122–2129, Springer, June 2018, 10.1007/s13197-018-3127-9 Article
S. C, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Characterisation of Madhuca longifolia seed in relation to processing and design of equipment", Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, vol.10, no.3, pp.215 - 221, Wageningen Academic 2018, 10.3920/QAS2017.1075 Article
P. Ghosh, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Clarification of jamun juice by centrifugation and microfiltration: analysis of quality parameters, operating conditions, and resistance", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.41, no.1, Wiley 2018, 10.1111/jfpe.12603 Article
B. Z. Hmar, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Design, fabrication, and testing of a pulper for Kendu (Diospyros melanoxylon Roxb.)", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.41, no.1, pp.1-9, Wiley 2018, 10.1111/jfpe.12642 Article
S. C, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Influence of Moisture Content and Compression Axis on Physico-mechanical Properties of Shorea robusta Seeds", Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series A, pp.1-8, Springer India 2018, 10.1007/s40030-018-0274-y Article
S. Mohanty, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Optimisation of enzymatic extraction and characterization of Palm (Borassus flabellifer) juice", Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, vol.12, no.4, pp.2644-2656, Springer 2018, 10.1007/s11694-018-9882-5 Article
S. S. Rana, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Optimization of chemical treatment on fresh cut tender jackfruit slices for prevention of browning by using response surface methodology", International Food Research Journal, Faculty of Food Science & Technology 2018 Article
S. S. Singh, S. Mishra, R. C. Pradhan, and V. K, "Optimization of process parameters for microwave assisted UV sterilization system for orange juice", Carpathian Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.10, no.4, pp.159-172, North University of Baia Mare, Romania 2018 Article
B. Z. Hmar, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Physico-chemical and sensory analysis of Kendu (Diospyros melaxoxylon Roxb.) jam using fuzzy logic", Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, pp.1-8, Springer, June 2017, 10.1007/s11694-017-9575-5 Article
S. A, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Effects of ethyl oleate and microwave blanching on drying kinetics of bitter gourd", Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.54, no.5, pp.1192-1198, Springer, April 2017, 10.1007/s13197-017-2518-7 Article
V. K, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Physicochemical characterization and mass modelling of Sohiong (Prunus nepalensis L.) fruit", Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, pp.1-14, Springer, USA 2017, 10.1007/s11694-017-9708-x Article
B. Z. Hmar, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Physico-Chemical, Mechanical and Antioxidant Properties of Kendu (Diospyros Melanoxylon Roxb.)", Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, vol.5, no.3, pp.214-222, Enviro Research Publishers 2017, 10.12944/CRNFSJ.5.3.05 Article
P. Ghosh, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Optimization of process parameters for enhanced production of Jamun juice using Pectinase (Aspergillus aculeatus) enzyme and its characterization", 3 Biotech, vol.6, no.2, pp.241, Springer, December 2016, 10.1007/s13205-016-0561-0 Article
S. K. C, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Fabrication, performance evaluation and optimization of Sal (shorea robusta) seed decorticator", Journal of Food Process Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, September 2016, 10.1111/jfpe.12468 Article
S. K. C, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Exploration of Shorea robusta (Sal) seeds, kernels and its oil", Cogent Food & Agriculture, vol.2, no.1, Taylor & Francis, May 2016, 10.1080/23311932.2016.1186140 Article
P. Ghosh, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Mishra, "Low-temperature extraction of jamun juice (indian black berry) and optimization of enzymatic clarification using box-behnken design", Journal of Food Process Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, May 2016, 10.1111/jfpe.12414 Article
P. Ghosh, R. C. Pradhan, S. Mishra, A. S. Patel, and A. Kar, "Physicochemical and nutritional characterization of Jamun (Syzygium Cuminii)", Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, vol.4, no.2, pp.25-35, Enviro Research Publishers, April 2016, 10.12944/CRNFSJ.5.1.04 Article
S. A, S. Mishra, and R. C. Pradhan, "Effect of ethyl oleate treatment on drying of bitter gourd", ASABE Annual International Meeting, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 2016, 10.13031/aim.20162461378 Article
C. S. Mohanty, R. C. Pradhan, V. Singh, N. Singh, R. Pattanayak, Om. Prakash, C. S. Chanotiya, and P. K. Rout, "Physicochemical analysis of Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (L.) DC seeds with fatty acids and total lipids compositions", Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol.52, no.6, pp.3660-3670, Springer, June 2015, 10.1007/s13197-014-1436-1 Article
P. Said, O. Arya, R. C. Pradhan, R. Singh, and B. Rai, "Separation of oleoresin from ginger rhizome powder using green processing technologies", Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol.38, no.2, pp.107-114, Wiley 2015, 10.1111/jfpe.12127 Article
P., N. Sharma, B. Naik, and R. C. Pradhan, "Effect of pressure, temperature and flow rate on supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of bottle gourd seed oil", International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences, vol.3, no.3, pp.14-17, International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IJFANS), June 2014 Article
S. R. Geed, P. Said, R. C. Pradhan, and Bn. Naik, "Extraction of essential oil from coriander seed", International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences, vol.3, no.3, pp.1-4, International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IJFANS), June 2014 Article
P. P. Said, R. C. Pradhan, and B. N. Rai, "A green separation of Lagenaria siceraria seed oil", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.52, pp.796-800, Elsevier, January 2014, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2013.12.009 Article
P. P. Said and R. C. Pradhan, "Moisture dependent physical properties of lagenaria siceraria seed", International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, vol.6, no.4, pp.111-120, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Engineering, December 2013, 10.3965/j.ijabe.20130604.013 Article
P. P. Said, R. C. Pradhan, and A. Kumar, "Effect of pre-shelling treatments on physical properties of nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.)", Seed Technology, vol.35, no.1, pp.137-143, Association of Official Seed Analysts and the Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST) 2013 Article
. V. Sharma, R. C. Pradhan, S. N. Naik, .. N. Bhatnagar, and . Subedarsingh, "Evaluation of a centrifugal impaction-type decorticator for shelling of tung fruits", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.43, pp.126-131, Elsevier 2013, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.06.046 Article
R. C. Pradhan, P., and S. Singh, "Physical properties of bottle gourd seeds", Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, vol.15, no.1, pp.106-113, CIGR 2013 Article
. M. Patel, R. C. Pradhan, and Sn. Naik, "Physical properties of fresh mahua", International Agrophysics, vol.25, no.3, pp.303-306, Institute of Agrophysics Polish Academy of Sciences Lublin, Poland, September 2011 Article
R. C. Pradhan, S. Mishra, S. N. Naik, N. Bhatnagar, and V. K. Vijay, "Oil expression from Jatropha seeds using a screw press expeller", Biosystems Engineering, vol.109, no.2, pp.158-166, Elsevier, June 2011, 10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2011.02.012 Article
V. Sharma, L. Das, R. C. Pradhan, S. Naik, N. Bhatnagar, and Rs. Kureel, "Physical properties of tung seed: An industrial oil yielding crop", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.33, no.2, pp.440-444, Elsevier, March 2011, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2010.10.031 Article
R. C. Pradhan, V. Meda, P. K. Rout, S. Naik, and A. Dalai, "Supercritical CO2 extraction of fatty oil from flaxseed and comparison with screw press expression and solvent extraction processes", Journal of Food Engineering, vol.98, no.4, pp.393-397, Elsevier, June 2010, 10.1016/j.jfoodeng.2009.11.021 Article
R. C. Pradhan, S. Naik, N. Bhatnagar, and Vk. Vijay, "Design, development and testing of hand-operated decorticator for Jatropha fruit", Applied energy, vol.87, no.3, pp.762-768, Elsevier, March 2010, 10.1016/j.apenergy.2009.09.019 Article
R. C. Pradhan, V. Meda, S. Naik, and L. Tabil, "Physical properties of canadian grown flaxseed in relation to its processing.", International Journal of Food Properties, vol.13, no.4, pp.732-743, Taylor and Francis 2010, 10.1080/10942910902818137 Article
R. C. Pradhan, S. Naik, P. Rout, A. Dalai, and V. Meda, "Supercritical CO2 extraction of wheat distiller's dried grain with solubles", International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, vol.61, no.8, pp.829-836, Taylor and Francis 2010, 10.3109/09637486.2010.489507 Article
N., S. Pradhan, R. C. Pradhan, and S. Naik, "Physical properties of fruit and kernel of Thevetia peruviana J.: a potential biofuel plant.", International Agrophysics, vol.23, no.2, pp.199-204, Institute of Agrophysics Polish Academy of Sciences Lublin, Poland, June 2009 Article
R. C. Pradhan, S. Naik, N. Bhatnagar, and V. Vijay, "Moisture-dependent physical properties of jatropha fruit", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.29, no.2-3, pp.341-347, Elsevier, March 2009, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2008.07.002 Article
A. Dash, R. C. Pradhan, L. Das, and S. Naik, "Some physical properties of Simarouba fruit and kernel", International Agrophysics, vol.22, no.2, pp.111-116, Institute of Agrophysics Polish Academy of Sciences Lublin, Poland, June 2008 Article
D. K. Garnayak, R. C. Pradhan, S. N. Naik, and .. N. Bhatnagar, "Moisture-dependent physical properties of jatropha seed (Jatropha curcas L.)", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.27, no.1, pp.123-129, Elsevier 2008, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2007.09.001 Article
R. C. Pradhan, S. N. Naik, .. N. Bhatnagar, and S. K. Swain, "Moisture-dependent physical properties of karanja (Pongamia pinnata) kernel.", Industrial Crops and Products, vol.28, no.2, pp.155-161, Elsevier 2008, 10.1016/j.indcrop.2008.02.006 Article

 Courses Taught

  • FP2402 : Food Grains Processing {Theory}
  • FP351 : Food Process Equipment and Plant Design {Theory}
  • FP412 : Food Laws, Regulations and Certifications {Theory}
  • FP4231 : Food Process Equipment and Plant Design {Theory}
  • FP428 : Food Industry By-Product and Waste Management {Theory}
  • FP617 : Advanced Thermal Operations in Food Processing {Theory}
  • FP6205 : Advanced Food Plant and Equipment Design {Theory}
  • FP624 : Advanced Food Processing Machinery {Theory}
  • FP6402 : Post-Harvest Operations and Management {Theory}
  • FP2171 : Food Properties Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP2472 : Food Grains and Horticultural Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP271 : Engineering Properties of Biological materials Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP274 : Food Grains Processing Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP367 : Product Development Laboratory – I {Practical}
  • FP3671 : Food Packaging and Storage Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP372 : Product Development Lab - II {Practical}
  • FP4271 : Food Process Equipment and Plant Design Laboratory {Practical}
  • FP475 : Food Packaging and Storage Design Laboratory {Practical}

 Research Scholars

Ph.D. Students [9]
Development Of A Process For Clarification And Concentration Of Jamun(Syzygium Cuminii) Juice Using Membrane Filtration

 Payel Ghosh

 Graduated  (2018)

 Supervisor

Design, Development And Testing Of A Peeler Cum Cutter Machine For Tender Jackfruit

 Sandeep Singh Rana

 Graduated  (2018)

 Supervisor

Development Of Spray-Dried Probiotic Powder From Ultrasound-Assisted Enzymatically Extracted sohiong (prunus Nepalensis) Juice

 Vivek K

 Graduated  (2019)

 Co-Supervisor

Processing Of Millets Using Cold Plasma Technology

 Jaddu Samuel

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Extrusion Technology

 Durgawati

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Concentration Of Highly Nutritive Juice By Membrane Separation Process.

 Mahipal Singh Tomar

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Food Process Engineering

 Abdullah S

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Effect Of Dry Heating On Yield Of Resistant Starch In Dehulled Kodo Millet For Development Of Extruded Breakfast Cereal

 Abhishek Gaurav

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

Design And Development Of A Cryogenic Decorticator Cum Grinder For Phytochemical Rich Myrobalan Fruit Powder

 Sumit Sudhir Pathak

 OnGoing

 Supervisor

M.Tech by Research Students [1]
Design, Development And Testing Of Sal (Shorea Robusta) Seed Decorticator

 Shashikumar C

 Graduated  (2016)

 Supervisor

 Dissertations

PG Dissertation
  • Akshay Dagadu Sonawane (218FP1387), "Development of a Process for the Enzymatic Extraction of Bael Fruit (Aegle marmelos C.) Juice and its Byproduct Utilization" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Dileswar Pradhan (218FP1177), "Application of Artificial Neural Network in Enzymatic Extraction of Juice from Chironji (Buchanania lanzan) Fruit and Roasting of Its Kernels" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Abhipriya Patra (219FP1246), "Microwave and Ultrasound assisted Extraction of Bioactive Compounds from Cashew Apple Bagasse" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
  • Dibya Ranjan Dash (219FP1244), "Development of a Process for Ultrasound and Microwave-assisted Solvent Extraction of Phytochemical Rich Oil from Myrobalan (Terminalia chebula) Kernel" - M.Tech.    Supervisor     2020-21 Spring
UG Dissertation
  • Dileswar Pradhan (113FT0317), "Expression of oil from Mahua (Madhuca indica) seeds using a screw press expeller" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Suman Sourav Mohapatra (113FT0314), "Modified Atmosphere Packaging of Tender Jackfruit" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2016-17 Spring
  • Akash Dangode (113FT0593), "Physiochemical Properties, Effect of Liquid Glucose on Spray Drying of Aegle marmelos and its Powder Analysis" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Ashok Kumar Nayak (113FT0595), "EFFECT OF PECTINASE ON DIFFERENT PARAMETERS OF KENDU (Diospyros melanoxylon) JUICE" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Mayank Agrawal (113FT0516), "physical property, mass modeling and proximate analysis of sohiong fruit" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Rajat (113FT0555), "Microwave asisted oil expression from Kusum (Scheichera Oleosa) seeds using a screw press expeller" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Srabani Sahu (113FT0558), "Developement of Jamun Fruit and Seed Flour using tray dryer" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017 Summer
  • Neh Jawanpuria (114FP0607), "Enzymatic clarification of custard apple juice" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sanu Kumar Kaithal (114FP0633), "Performance evaluation of motor-operated Amla pricking machine" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Sikha Prasanna Kumari (114FP0556), "Modified Atmospheric Packaging of pomegranate seeds" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vanapalli Kiran Kalyan Deep (114FP0632), "Preparation and study of Physiochemical properties of fennel seed oil & skim milk emulsion" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Vijay Prakash (114FP0613), "Performance Evaluation of Hand Operated Amla Pricking Machine" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2017-18 Spring
  • Kokku Saran (114FP0637), "ACCELERATED OSMOTIC DEHYDRATION OF BELL PEPPER(capsicum annuum)" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2018 Summer
  • Snehasish Nayak (114FP0452), "Infrared sterilization of large cardamom" - B.Tech.    Co-supervisor     2018 Summer
  • Anurag Guru (115FP0648), "Enzymatic Clarification Of Bottle Gourd Juice" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Banoth Rani (115FP0377), "Enzymatic clarification of bitter gourd juice" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Debashis Sahoo (114FP0454), "Development of nutritionally enriched Ready-To-Eat (RTE) extruded snacks utilizing food waste and by-product" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Meneka Mahto (114FP0587), "Performance Evaluation of De-Seeding Machine for Harida (Terminalia chebula)" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2018-19 Spring
  • Padmanav Sahoo (116FP0397), "Assessment of Physical properties and Mechanical Oil Expression of Indian Flaxseed using Mini Oil Expeller" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2019-20 Spring
  • Tapas Nayak (116FP0395), "Preparation and Quality Analysis of Bajra and Ragi mixed millet Papads" - B.Tech.    Supervisor     2020 Summer

 Awards and Honours

Awards and Honours
  • Outstanding Faculty in Engineering, Food Processing, VIFA International Award-2017, organised by Venus International Foundation, Chennai.,    2017
  • Best Paper Award in the International Conference on Frontiers of Plant Sciences & Developing Technologies, organised by Mahima Research Foundation and Social Welfare, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh,    2015
  • Jawahar lal Nehru Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research in Agricultural Engineering by ICAR New Delhi,    2012
  • Awarded Graduate Student Exchange Program (GSEP) Fellowship by the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) to University of Saskatchewan in the Deptt. of Agriculture and Bioresources Engineering, Saskatoon, Canada from 1st Sept 2008 to 28th Feb 2009.,    2008
Memberships / Fellowships
  • International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS) Individual Membership,    2020
  • Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE),    2019
  • Life Member of Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India),    2017
  • Member, Institute of Engineers (India),    2014
  • Life Member, ISAE,    2011