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Name: Dr. Prabhat Kumar Nema
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Food Engineering
Contact No: 0130-2281100
Email: pknema[at]niftem[dot]ac[dot]in
Area of Interest/Specialization:
  1. Fruits and Vegetable Processing
  2. High Pressure Processing
  3. Food Drying
Degree NameSubject/Research AreaUniversity/CollegeYear
Ph.D. Dairy and Food Engineering IIT, Kharagpur 2008
M.Tech. Dairy and Food Engineering IIT, Kharagpur 1997
Degree/Designation NameSubject(s) Taught*University/CollegeYear
B.Tech , M.Tech. and Ph.D Food Engineering NIFTEM, Ministry of Food Processing, Govt. of India 2011-Till Date
B.Tech. and M.Tech. Food Processing College of Food Processing Technology & Bio Energy, Anand Agricultural University, Anand Gujarat, INDIA 2009-11
M.Sc. and B.Sc. Food Processing K. N. K. College of Horticulture, (JNKVV/ RVSKVV), Mandsaur, MP 2005-09
B.Tech. Food Engineering North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar 2001-05
Awards & Honours (if any):
Major Publications (Last 5 years):
  1. Debabandya Mohapatra, Saroj Kumar Giri, Suresh Prasad, Abhijit Kar and Prabhat K Nema (2014). Vacuum-Microwave Drying Characteristics of Spearmint Leaves. Journal of Food Research and Technology. 2(2): 87-92
  2. Rupesh Chavan, Anit Kumar, Vijendra Mishra and Prabhat K. Nema (2014) Effect of microfluidization on mango flavoured yoghurt: rheological properties and pH parameter” International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences [IF 1.02]
  3. Aditya Parmar, Prabhat K. Nema, Tripti Agarwal (2014) Biochar production from agro- food industry residues: A sustainable approach for soil and environmental management, Current Science [Accepted] [IF 0.833]
  4. Ahromrit Araya and Prabhat K. Nema Debabandya Mohapatra, Ashikho Daniel and Sarvesh Mishra, (2013). Modeling Pulse Microwave Drying Kinetics of Ginger (Zingiber officinale R.). Journal of Food Research and Technology 1 (2) : 46 - 58.
  5. Pendre N. K., Prabhat K. Nema, Harsh P. Sharma, S. S. Rathore, S. S. Kushwah, (2012). Effect of Drying Temperature and Slice Size on Quality of Dried Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus L.). Journal of Food Science and Technology (online available).
  6. Ahromrit Araya and Nema Prabhat K. (2010). Heat and mass transfer in deep - frying of pumpkin, sweet potato and taro, Journal of Food Science and Technology, 47(6) : 632 - 37.
  7. P. K. Nema, N. Ramayya, E. Duncan and K. Niranjan (2008). Review : Potato glycoalkaloids: formation and strategies for mitigation, Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture. Volume : 88, Issue 11, Pages : 1869 - 1881.
  8. Jain P. K. and Nema P. K. (2007). Processing of Pulp of Various Cultivars of Guava (Psidium guajava L.) for Leather Production”. Agricultural Engineering International : the CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript FP 07 001. Volume : IX, August, 2007.
  9. P. K. Nema and A. K. Datta, (2006). Comparative Study of Heat Induced Fouling of Various Types of Milk Flowing over Heated Metal Surface, International Journal of Food Engineering, Bepress Publication Volume : 2, Issue 3, Article 9.
  10. P. K. Nema and A. K. Datta, (2006). Improved milk fouling simulation in helical triple tube heat exchanger. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Elsevier Science Publication, UK Volume : 49, Issue 19 - 20, Pages 3360 - 3370.
  11. P. K. Nema and A. K. Datta, (2005). A computer based solution to check the drop in milk outlet temperature due to fouling in a tubular heat exchanger, Journal of Food Engineering, Elsevier Science Publication, UK, 71(2), 133 - 142).
International Experience(s)/Collaboration(s)/Consultancy:
  1. Academic Visitor : School of Food Biosciences, The University of Reading, READING, United Kingdom (2007).
  2. Visited as a member of NIFTEM delegation to Germany and the Netherland.
Externally Funded Projects:

Submitted to SERC, DST

Patent(if any):


Books(if any):

Under Process

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