Influx of world class professionals hailing from top tier institutes abroad has been on the increase at NITR. The niche discipline of food process engineering has a novel addition of this genre. Prof Preetam Sarkar graduated from California State University with a master’s degree in Food and Nutritional Sciences and pursued his PhD at Purdue University soon after. He is all geared up to take new strides at NITR.
World Food Day is celebrated worldwide on 16th October in honour of the founding date of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated by organizations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.
A budding crop of engineers from the department of Food Process Engineering gathered on 5th September to observe teacher’s day and celebrate the addition of novel members.
The Department of food process engineering has plunged into research and development and has quite a few projects in its undertaking. Professors are geared up and set to make new strides in their fields of research. In addition to the institute grant the department has also bagged a grant through an industrial consultancy project.
With a vision, “To address the modern issues related to food processing and implement changes that incorporate cutting-edge research and technology to meet the challenges of today and the future food industry as well as to invigorate the program, and the profession at large, by redefining the practice of food process engineering for modern society.”, Department of Food Processing and Technology is all geared up to make epoch making changes in the field of Food Processing and Technology. With a number of exciting new developments coming up in the department, here’s a brief look into what is in store for the students.