Department of Food Engineering was established in the year 2012 as one of the prime departments of NIFTEM. The main objective of the department is to create trained and skilled human resources to cater to the needs of the rapidly growing food processing sector. The department is currently exclusively offering M.Tech.in Food Process Engineering & Management (FPEM) and Ph.D. programmes apart from various courses in B.Tech. (Food Technology & Management).
- To produce world-class business facility, develop globally competitive processes and technologies and international best practices in the area of food engineering.
- To carry out R&D in frontier areas, develop world-class technologies and assist the government in policy making on food processing.
- To offer courses and training programmes of global standards with optimal mix of inputs on food engineering, management and entrepreneurship.
- To offer continual training to the industry to enhance skills and be updated on global trends in food research and technology by consultation with the stakeholders.
“The department strives to be the first choice of students as acentre for integrated education, research and enterprise incubation in the area of food engineering, research, industrial technology and business.”
Research Thrust Areas of the department
Structure Dynamics, CADCAM
Food Processing, Equipment Design
Sensors in Food Industry
3D Food Printing
Waste Product Utilization
Dairy, New Product Development
Novel Processing Technology