Kathiravan Krishnamurthy

February 18, 2015
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2015 Clean Label Conference

 

Presentation: Processing Technology and its Central Role in Clean Label Products (2 person panel). Speaker #2 on High Pressure Processing

Speaker: Kathiravan Krishnamurthy, Ph.D., Scientist-Engineer, Assistant Professor, Department: IFSH/IIT

The focus of Kathiravan Krishnamurthy’s Ph.D., research includes but is not limited to novel food processing technologies for sterilization, pasteurization, and/or value addition; mathematical modeling; high pressure processing; ultrasound applications; plasma processing; microwave heating; continuous and pulsed ultraviolet light processing; gamma irradiation; infrared heating; and engineering design, control and optimization.

Kathiravan currently teaches classes in Food Process Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Current projects involve pulsed light as a decontamination tool for low moisture foods and selected applications of microwave and high pressure processing.

His participation in honor societies include: Alpha Epsilon: The honor society of Agriculture, food, and biological engineering, 2002-present; Gamma Sigma Delta: The honor society of Agriculture, 2002-present;  Phi Tau Sigma: The honorary society of food scientists, 2007-present; Sigma Xi: The scientific research society, 2004-present.

Kathiravan has a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering (Pennsylvania State University),  MS in Agricultural and Biological Engineering (Pennsylvania State University) and a  BE in Agricultural Engineering (Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India)

Contact Information

Institution for Food Safety and Health
6502 South Archer Road
Bedford Park, IL-60616
Room 305 (Building 91)

Ph:      708-563-8272
Fax:     708-563-1873

Email:  kkrishn2@iit.edu

http://www.iit.edu/ifsh/

2015 Clean Label Conference Presentation: Processing Technology and its Central Role in Clean Label Products (2 person panel). Speaker #2 on High Pressure Processing

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