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Dr Anju K. A.

Dr. Anju K. A.

 

 

Designation: Assistant Professor (Sr)

Education: PhD

Professional Experience

  • Teaching: 2 Years
  • Research: 9 Years
  • Industry: 8 Months

Educational Qualifications

  • B Sc. Food Science and Quality Control
  • M.Sc. Food Science and Technology
  • Ph. D. in Marine Science
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Technology Management in Agriculture

Positions held

  • Project Manager in ICAR-KVK, Alappuzha, CPCRI (Reg.), Kayamkulam
  • Lecturer in NSS Hindu College, Changanassery
  • Research Associate in ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin 
  • Senior Research Fellow in ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasaragod  
  • Lab Assistant in  Pomsy Food Products Pvt. Ltd, Kollam

Areas of Professional Interest: Food Processing & Preservation, Food Safety & Quality, Food Chemistry, Food Analysis

Publications

Refereed Journals

  • Effect of Packaging in Biogenic Amine Production in Indian Squid (Loligo duvauceli) Stored in Iced Condition (2017). International Journal of Science and Research, 6(10): 225-229.
  • Quality characteristics of yellowfin Tuna (Thunnus albacores) in the fish landing centre at Cochin, India. (2016). Fishery technology. 53. 313-319.

Popular Articles

  
  • Value added products from Pepper (Malayalam). (2019). Spices India; Spice Board 1(3); 17-21.
  • Value added products from vegetables (Malayalam). (2018). Krishiyanganam; Vegetable and fruits promotion council, Kerala. 1(3); 31-32.
  • Value added products from banana (Malayalam). (2019). Kerala Karshakan: Farm Information Bureau, Department of Agriculture Development and Farmer Welfare, Kerala. 64(6); 39-40.
  • Value addition in banana (Malayalam).(2019). Krishiyanganam; Vegetable and fruits promotion council, Kerala. 1(6); 18-20
  • Value addition in vegetables (Malayalam). (2019). Kerala Karshakan: Farm Information Bureau

Training Manual

  •  ‘Value added products from Banana’ in Malayalam (2019).

 

Short-term Training Programs Attended

  • Short course on “Practical Aspects of Seafood safety” organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, at Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin.
  • Training on “Modern Analytical Techniques in Biochemistry by GC, GCMS, HPLC, LCMS-MS, AAS, ICP-OES and FTIR” at Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin.
  • Training on ‘HACCP Concepts’ from Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin.
  • Training on ‘Coconut Convenience Foods and Coconut vinegar’ from demonstration centre, Coconut Development Board, Cochin
  • Training on ‘CODEX General Principles of Food Hygiene & Application of HACCP Based Food Safety System’ from Food safety Solutions International, Cochin 
  • Training on High Pressure Processing for Food preservation organized under the NAIP sub project at CIFT, Cochin  
  • Project on ‘Changes in Physical, Nutritional and organoleptic characteristics of biscuits prepared by incorporation of pigeon pea byproduct flour and storage studies’ at  Paddy Processing Research Centre, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu In plant  training  in Milma, Kollam 
  • In plant training in Foster Marketing Company, Thrissur
  • In plant training in Relish Sea Foods, Alappuzha
  • In plant training in Pulimootil food products, Pathanamthitta 
  • Online Certificate course on ‘Advanced course on Intellectual Property Management’ from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Online Certificate course on ‘Advanced course on Patents’ from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Online Certificate course on ‘General course on Intellectual Property’ from World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • CII-APTDC online course on Intellectual Property Rights “IP CAP”

Paper/Poster presented at seminar/conference:

  • Paper on ‘Putrescine as a Potential Index for Freshness of Indian Squid (Loligo duvauceli)’ in National seminar ‘Frontiers in food science’ on 3rd August 2018 at NSS Hindu College, Changanacherry.
  • Paper on ‘Effect of storage condition on Biogenic amine production in Squid (Loligo duvauceli)’ in 26th Swadeshi Science Congress, National Seminar at Central Marine Fisheries Research In statute, Kochi
  • Paper on ‘Assessment of freshness of squid (Loligo duvauceli)’ under chilled condition using a quality index scheme, in International Conference on Science and Technology for national development, At Kerala University of fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad, Kochi.
  • Presentation on ‘IP Protection and Technology Transfer of Technologies developed by CIFT’ as part of the short course on ‘Practical Aspects of Seafood safety’ organized by ICAR-CIFT on 14th to 24th July 2014.
  • Presentation on ‘Food for thought’ at ICAR-CIFT on 26th September 2013 in connection with student empowerment programme organized by Recreation club, ICAR-CIFT.
  • Poster on ‘Traditional knowledge on Fishery Resources and Management among Fisher folk in Kerala’ presented in “FISH FOLK”, National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge &Management systems in Fisheries at CIFT, Jointly organized by ZTMC South zone and SOFT (I)
  • Poster on ‘Traditional Methods for fish preservation in Kerala’ presented in “FISH FOLK”, National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge &Management systems in Fisheries at CIFT, Jointly organized by ZTMC South zone and SOFT (I)
  • Poster on ‘Traditional knowledge on Fishery Resources and Management among Fisher folk in Kerala’ presented in “FISH FOLK”, National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge &Management systems in Fisheries at CIFT, Jointly organized by ZTMC Southzone and SOFT (I)
  •  Poster on ‘ Recent Trends in Biotechnology- National symposium Biogenics 05’ at Sree Budha College of Engineering, Alappuzha

 

Participations in Conferences 

  • National workshop cum Training on ‘High Pressure processing for Food preservation’ organized under NAIP project Studies on High pressure processing (HPP) of high value perishable commodities, on 7th March, 2014 at CIFT, Cochin  
  • 7th International Food Convention (IFCON-2013) on NSURE-Healthy Foods, Organized by Association of Food scientists & Technologist (India) held at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore from 18th to 21st December 2013.
  • ‘AgrIP2013’, National Workshop on Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Modern Era organized by ZTM-BPD unit South Zone and Kerala state council for Science, technology and Environment, Patent Information centre, Kerala, on 15-16th November 2013.  
  • IPEX-2013;Conference and Exposition on “Building and Managing an IP Ecosystem for Business Excellence” organized by Andhra Pradesh Technology Development and Promotion centre (APTDC) at Hyderabad  on 26-27 July 2013.
  • International symposium on ‘Greening Fisheries-Towards Green Technologies in Fisheries’ jointly organized by Society of Fisheries Technologist (India) and Central Institute of Fisheries Technology Cochin held on May 21-23, 2013.
  • “PROTECH 2013”,National Seminar on ‘Application of Emerging technologies in Fish Processing’ at CIFT on 8th January 2013, Jointly organized by Society of fisheries Technologist (India) & ZTM-BPD South Zone and Industrial Fisheries Alumini Association, CUSAT 
  • “FISH FOLK”, National Seminar on Traditional Knowledge &Management systems in Fisheries at CIFT, Jointly organized by ZTMC South zone and SOFT (I) held on 30-31st October 2012.
  • In One day National Seminar on ‘Indian Sea Food Trade-Concerns &Adaptive Strategies’ organized by Society of fisheries Technologist (India) and CIFT on 30th June 2011 at CIFT, Cochin.
  • Meeting cum Workshop 2010-11 on ‘Zonal Technology Management and Business Planning and Development Perspective of ICAR’ held on 4th & 5th March 2011 at CIFT, Cochin.
  • National Seminar on ‘Aquatic Biodiversity and its Conservation’ held on December 31, 2010 at CIFT, Cochin.
  • Workshop on ‘Managing Intellectual Property Rights in Collaborative R&D and Marketing of Products’ held on 11th &12th 2010 at Bangalore, organized by NRDC in collaboration with DRDO, Govt.of India.
  • Meeting cum Workshop on ‘Zonal Technology Management and Business Planning and Development’ held on 12&13 March 2010 at CIFT, Cochin.
  • 8th Indian Convention of Food Scientists and Technologists (ICFOST) 2006 on ‘Heritage Foods: Opportunities and challenges’ held at ANGRAU, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderabad.
  • In 5th and Concluding workshop of Food Plus on ‘Value Addition to Foods- Process Engineering and Product innovation’ and ICFOST 2005, held at Nihmans Convention Centre, Bangalore.

Memberships

  • Life membership in Society of Fisheries Technologist (India)

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