Neha   Dr. Neha Sharma, Acting Head, Assistant Professor - II



Qualification: Ph. D.(Food Technology); MBA(HRM); NET Qualified

Specialization : Food Technology

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 9+ year(s)
  • Research Experience - 8 month(s)
  • Industrial Experience - 5 month(s)

From March,2009 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Guided:
  • 2 Ph. D (on going);
  • 8 M. Tech Projects;
  • 3 M.Sc. Dissertation;

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended :
  • Full Paper Publications- 13;
  • Book Chapter- 2;
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars- 10;
  • Conferences/Seminars attended- 35;
  • FDP/Workshops- 17;

Genome Database Submissions: 2

Have done FSMS Professional Training from British Standards Institution, 2011

Awards and Recognition: Best paper award for Genetic polymorphism and estimation of parental genomic proportion in a chicken population developed for marker assisted introgression of naked neck gene.


Mrs.Renu   Mrs. Renu Deepak Khedkar, Assistant Professor -II



Qualification: M.Tech. (Food Tech.)

Specialization : Food Engineering, Food Technology

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 9 years 6 months
  • Research Experience - Currently pursuing Ph.D. in the area of traditional foods
  • Industry Experience - 1 year
  • From 2008 working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

From April, 2008 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida

Guided: 5 M. Tech Projects; 1 M.Sc. Dissertation

Current Research Status: Pursuing Ph.D. since 2012

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Full Paper Publications- 2
  • Book Chapter- 3
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars- 10
  • FDP/Workshop attended- 20
  • Seminar/conference attended- 22

Awards and Recognition : Gold Medalist at B.Sc.Tech.

Any other worth mentioning detail: 1. Diploma in Export Management;

2. Certification Course in Food Safety Management Systems ISO: 22000:2005


Dr. Monika thakur   Dr. Monika Thakur, Assistant Professor -II



Qualification:  Ph. D. (Life Sciences)

Specialization : Life Sciences, Mycology, Applied Microbiology

Experience: Total 10.3 years

Research Interests: Food Microbiology, Functional foods & Nutraceuticals, Mycology (Mushrooms) and Botany.
  • Teaching Experience - 7 years
  • Research Experience - 4.4 years
  • From May, 2009 onwards working as Assistant Professor – II at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Guided:
  • 2 Ph. D (ongoing)
  • 7 M. Tech Projects
  • 2 M.Sc. Dissertation

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Full Paper Publications - 24
  • Book Chapter - 5
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars – 12
  • Conferences/ Seminar/ Symposium attended - 39
  • FDP/Workshops - 20

Monographs : 2

Compendium : 1

Certificate course : Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) conducted by BSI, 2013

Awards and Recognition:
  • Gold Medalist in M.Sc. Botany, Himachal Pradesh University, in Session (1999-2001)
  • Gold Medalist in M.Phil. (Botany) Session (2001-2002)
  • Certificate of merit 2004 - Post Graduate studies form H.P. University Shimla
  • Certificate of merit – Zenith 2007 – Himalayan Research Scholar Association
  • Himachal Pradesh University, Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)

    Qualified : SLET (State Level Eligibility Test) of U.P.S.C. for Lectureship




Dr. Karuna Singh   Dr. Karuna Singh, Assistant Professor -II



Qualification:  Ph. D.(Food and Nutrition); NET

Specialization : Foods and Nutrition

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 16 years
  • From Jan 2011 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Guided:
  • 7 Ph. D (on going)
  • 1 M. Phil Thesis
  • 1 M. Tech Projects
  • 55 M.Sc. Dissertation

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Full Paper Publications - 18
  • Book Chapter - 4
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars - 19
  • Workshops/Seminar/Conferences attended - 50
  • FDP/Workshop - 20

Certified Food Safety Management System Professional Training conducted by British Standard Institute

Awards and Recognition:
  • Member of Executive Councilor committee for Food Science Research Journal-an international Refereed Research Journal
  • Member of Executive Councilor committee for Asian Journal of Home Science-an international Refereed Research Journal

    Best Dissertation Award : Got gold medal for best dissertation of M. Sc Foods and Nutrition on 4 March 1998.

Gold Medal : M.Sc. Foods & Nutrition in the year 1997.


Dr. Chanu Handa   Dr. Chanu Handa, Assistant Professor - II



Qualification:  Ph. D.(Food Science & Processing); NET

Specialization: Cereal Technology/ Food Science/ Functional Food/ New Product Development

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 12 years
  • Research Experience - 4 years
  • From July 2011 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Guided:
  • 2 Ph. D (on going)
  • 3 M. Tech Projects
  • 5 M.Sc. Dissertation

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended :
  • Full Paper Publications - 5
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars - 2
  • FDP/Workshops - 6
  • Conferences/Seminars attended - 30

Awards and Recognition:
  • Received Anupa Sahai Siddhu Gold Medal for outstanding doctoral (Ph.D) work, Delhi University, November 2011.
  • Recipient of Young Scientists’ Senior Award for best research paper, Nutrition Society of India, Ph.D work, November 2009.
  • Received Lakshmi Devi & Basant Rai Gold Medal being a University Topper, University of Delhi at Post Graduation level.
  • Received Mrs. Tara Bai Award (Certificate of Merit) for securing Ist position in M.Sc. (Foods & Nutrition), 1999.
  • Reviewer for various international journals such as International Journal of Food Science and Technology, Journal of Food Science, International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, Journal of Food Science and Technology, Food Science and Technology Research etc.
  • Qualified UGC-NET for lectureship
  • E- Learning course on Management in Health (Cohort 1), World Bank Group, FY16



  Dr. Alok Saxena,Assistant Professor - II



Qualification :  Ph.D. (Food Technology), NET, M.Sc. Food Science & Technology

Specialization : Fruits and Vegetable Processing and Preservation

Experience : Total 10.3 years
  • Teaching Experience - 6 years 5 months
  • Research Experience - 5 years 5 months
  • From November 2009 onwards working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Number of Thesis/ Dissertations Supervised/ Under Supervision : 04 (Ph.D.)

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended :
  • Publications: 42,
  • Book Chapter: 03,
  • Conferences attended: 20

Awards and Recognition:
  • Kejriwal Award for Best Article of interest to Industry, All India Food Processors’ Association (2013)
  • Best Research Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2013)
  • Best Review Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2012)
  • Best Research Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2010)
  • Dr. TS Vasundhara Best Research Paper Award, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Feb. 2010)
  • Defence Research and Development Organization, Government of India Fellowship (2005-2009)
  • Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India Fellowship (2004-2005)
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (2004)
  • Member, Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India (AFSTI), Mysore, India (2-L03-07-HQR-I)
  • Member, The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata, India (A1226)
  • Editorial Board Member of ‘International Journal of Food Nutrition and Safety’, USA
  • Reviewer of the journal ‘Food Chemistry’, UK
  • Reviewer of ‘Journal of Food Science and Technology’, India
  • Reviewer of the journal ‘Agricultural Research’, India
  • Reviewer of ‘International Journal of Food Engineering’
  • Recipient of Kejriwal Award for Best Article of interest to Industry, All India Food Processors’ Association (Dec. 2014)
  • Recipient of Best Research Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2013)
  • Recipient of Best Review Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2012)
  • Recipient of Best Research Paper Award, at Lab Raising Day, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Dec. 2010)
  • Recipient of TS Vasundhara Memorial Best Research Paper Award, Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, India (Feb. 2010)
  • Recipient of Defence Research and Development Organization, Government of India Fellowship (2005-2009)
  • Recipient of Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India Fellowship (2004-2005)
  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for lectureship conducted by Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (2004)

    Professional Affiliations/ Professional Services:

  • Member, Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India (AFSTI), Mysore, India (2-L03-07-HQR-I)
  • Reviewer of the journal ‘Food Chemistry’, UK
  • Reviewer of ‘International Journal of Food Science and Technology’, UK
  • Reviewer of ‘International Journal of Food Research’ Malaysia
  • Reviewer of ‘International Journal of Food Engineering’



Ankit Paliwal   Mr. Ankit Paliwal, Assistant Professor

Qualification: M.Tech (Food Tech & Biochem Engg), B.E. (Biotechnology), PGDM

Specialization : Fermentation Technology, Biochemical Engg.

Area of Interest : Fermentation, Modelling and Kinetics

Experience: Total 5.5 years
  • Teaching Experience - 5.5 years
  • Industrial Experience - 1.5 year
  • From January 2011 onwards working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Guided:

  • 2 M. Tech Projects
  • 3 M.Sc. Dissertation

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Seminar/workshop - 14
  • FDP - 7
  • Monograph - 1
  • Paper presented in Conferences/ seminars/ workshops - 6

Awards and Recognition: GATE Scholarship


Ms. Mandeep Kaur   Ms. Mandeep Kaur, Assistant Professor


Qualification: B.E, M. Tech

Specialization : Food Engineering & Technology

Experience: Total 4 years
  • Teaching Experience - 4..5 years
  • Research Experience - 6 months
  • From September 2011 onwards working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Publications – 9
  • Book Chapter - 03
  • Book - 01
  • Conferences/seminars/FDPs - 21

Awards and Recognition: M. Tech - Gold Medallist, B. E. - Merit holder

Copyright/Patent: 01 (For the book, Practice book on Food Technology)
Member ISFE (International Society of Food Engineering).

Reviewer of International journals like: LWT-Food Science and Technology, British Journal of Applied Science and Technology, International Journal of Biotechnology and Food Science, Green Journals etc.
Shradha-Sodhani   Dr. Shradha Sodhani, Assistant Professor


Qualification: B.Sc; Dietitian; Ph.D Texas, U.S.A

Specialization : Human Nutrition

Experience: Total 5 years
  • Teaching Experience - 2 years
  • Industry Experience - 3 months
  • From 2015 working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

Research Interest:
  • Importance of breakfast in children and adults with assessment of current nutritional status among Indian subpopulation and development food products enriched with natural ingredients to improve the intake of certain nutrients which are known to be crucial for maintaining optimum nutritional status.
  • Possible uses of phytoplanktons found originally in polar regions in the development of nutritious food products which provide high energy and high protein along with calcium, magnesium and omega 3 fatty acids.

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended:
  • Publications - 2
  • No. of (International) Conferences - 7
  • No. of workshops attended - 4

Awards and Recognition:
  • Nominated for Chancellor's Student Research Scholar Award ,Texas Woman's University, Aug. 2010
  • General Academic Scholarship for graduate studies, Texas Woman's University, Aug.2007 and 2008
  • Mary Bryan &Tom Reitch scholarship, Texas Woman’s University, Aug. 2010 and 2011
  • International Graduate Student scholarship, Texas Woman's University, Aug. 2004 and 2006
  • Completed the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training course, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, USA
  • Rodent surgery techniques- UNT Health Sciences Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  • HACCP training (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point), Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX, USA
  • Food preservation & Confectionery from Indian National Department of Health Ministry, Mumbai, India

Professional memberships :
  • American Society of Nutrition (ASN), USA
  • Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bio-active Compounds (ASFFBC).
  • Nutrition Society of India (NSI)


Dr. Shagun Sharma   Dr. Sneha Sehwag, Assistant Professor


Qualification: Ph. D.(Food Technology); NET

Specialization : Food Science & Technology

Area of Interest : Food Science & Technology

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 0.5 year(s)
  • Research Experience - 4 year(s) (SRF at IIT Kharagpur)
  • From 14.9.2016 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended :
  • Full Paper Publications - 07
  • Books/Monographs - 1
  • Oral/Poster Presentation in Conferences/Seminars - 01
  • Paper/Abstract in Conference - 05
  • FDP/Workshop - 05

    Patent : 1 Indian Patent filed

    Monograph : 1

    Awards and Recognition:
  • Best student award at CFTRI-2010
  • ICAR-ARS NET 2010



Dr. Himjyoti Dutta   Dr. Himjyoti Dutta, Assistant Professor


Qualification: Ph. D. (Food Technology)

Specialization : Cereal Science and Technology

Experience:
  • Teaching Experience - 1 year and 6 months
  • Research Experience - 6 year(s)
  • Industrial Experience - 6 months
  • From 16/11/2015 onwards working at Amity Institute of Food Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh.

No. of publications/ seminars/ workshops attended :
  • Full Paper Publications - 11
  • Presentation in Conferences/Seminars - 6
  • Awards and Recognition- Awarded Senior Research Fellowship by CSIR in 2013