Dr. Sithara Sureshchandran

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Dr. Sithara Sureshchandran

Dr. Sithara Sureshchandran

Designation : Assistant Professor (Sr.)
Education : Ph. D Food Science and Nutrition

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

         Research    :  6 Months

 

SPECIALIZATION

         Food Science and Nutrition

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

  1. Certificate awarded for presenting in the 3rd International Conference on Food and Agricultural Engineering, Budapest, Hungary (May 10-12, 2017) 
  1. Awarded merit-based scholarship for the entire duration of PhD (2014-2018) 
  1. Awarded second prize for excellent presentation (10th International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Muscat, Oman, February 26-28, 2017) for the paper “Thermal Characteristics and State Diagram of Freeze-Dried Broccoli: Freezing Curve, Maximal-Freeze-Concentration Condition, Glass line and Solids-Melting”
  1. Awarded merit-based scholarship for the entire duration of the M.Sc (2010-2013)
  1. Certificate awarded for presenting in the International Conference on Agricultural Engineering (24-26 February 2013)
  1. Certification of participation in the International Symposium on Whole Grain Products (14-15 April 2012)
  1. Certificate awarded for attending the International Symposium on: “New Technologies for the Food Processing Industries” (19-21 December 2010)
  1. Certificate of training in Application of HACCP Based Food Safety System

PUBLICATIONS

 

  1. Rahman, M. S., Suresh, S., Al-Habsi, N. 2020. Molecular Relaxation of Freeze-dried Broccoli as Measured by Low Frequency Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (LF-NMR) and its Relationship to the Glass Transition. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry.
  1. Suresh, S., Al-Yhmedi A., Al-Shoryani M., Waly, M. I., Rahman, M. S. 2019. Stability of Vitamin C in Broccoli during Storage as a Function of Temperature (5-120°C). International Journal of Food Studies. 58-67.
  1. Suresh, S., Al-Habsi, N., Guizani, N., Rahman, M. S. 2017. Thermal Characteristics and State Diagram of Freeze-Dried Broccoli: Freezing Curve, Maximal-Freeze-Concentration Condition, Glass line and Solids-Melting. ThermochimicaActa 655: 129-136. 
  1. Suresh, S., Waly, M. I., Rahman, M. S., Guizani, N., Al-Kindi, M. A., Al-Issaei, H. K., Al-Maskari, S. N. M., Al-Ruqaishi, B. R. S., Al-Salami, A. 2017. Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) reduces oxidative damage to pancreatic tissue and combats hyperglycaemia in diabetic rats. Preventive Nutrition and Food Science 22(4): 277-284.
  1. Waly, M. I., Guizani, N., Suresh, S., Rahman, M. S. 2015. Ginger extract attenuates preliminary steps of streptozotocin-mediated oxidative stress in diabetic rats. International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases. 5 (4): 151-158. 
  1. Suresh S., Guizani N., Al-Ruzeiqi., Al-Hadhrami., Al-Dohani., Al-Kindi., Rahman M.S. (2013). Thermal characteristics, chemical composition and polyphenol contents of date-pits powder. J. Food Eng. 668-679.
  1. Guizani N., Rahman M.S., Al-Ruzeiqi., Al-Sabahi J.N., and Suresh S. (2011). Effects of brine concentration on lipid oxidation and fatty acids profile of hot smoked tuna (Thunnus albacares) stored at refrigerated temperature. J Food Sci Technol. 1-6.

BOOK CHAPTERS 

  1. Suresh, S., Waly, M. I., Rahman, M. S. Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) as a preventive biomaterial for cancer. In: Bioactive Components, Diet and Medical Treatment in Cancer Prevention. Editors: Mostafa I. Waly and Mohammad Shafiur Rahman, Springer, 2018.
  2. Rahman, M. S., Waly, M. I., Suresh, S. Risk Factors for Cancer: Genetic and Environment. In: Bioactive Components, Diet and Medical Treatment in Cancer Prevention. Editors: Mostafa I. Waly and Mohammad Shafiur Rahman, Springer, 2018.

CONFERENCE PAPERS 

  1. Suresh, S., Waly, M. I., Guizani, N., Rahman, M. S. 2016. Broccoli (Brassica oleracea) Extract Combats Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetes and Oxidative Stress in Rats, the Experimental Biology 2016 Meeting, San Diego, California. FASEB Journal.
  1. Guizani, N., Waly, M. I., Suresh, S., Rahman, M. S. 2015. Protective effects of ginger and pomegranate peel extracts against streptozotocin-mediated oxidative stress in diabetic rats. The 7th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH 2015), Tours, France.
  1. Guizani, N., Suresh, S., Rahman, M. S. 2014. Polyphenol contents and thermal characteristics of freeze-dried date-pits powder. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering, Zurich.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATIONS

  1. Suresh, S., Al-Habsi, N., Rahman, M. S. 2017. Molecular Relaxation of Freeze-dried Broccoli as Measured by Low Frequency Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (LN-NMR) and its Relationship to the Glass Transition. 3rd International Conference on Food and Agricultural Engineering, Budapest, Hungary, May 10-12, 2017 (Oral Presentation).
  1. Suresh, S., Al-Habsi, N., Guizani, N., Rahman, M. S. 2017. Thermal Characteristics and State Diagram of Freeze-Dried Broccoli: Freezing Curve, Maximal-Freeze-Concentration Condition, Glass line and Solids-Melting. 10th International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Muscat, Oman, February 26th-28th, 2017 (Oral Presentation).

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Food Stability
  • Drying Kinetics
  • Food Structure

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL BODIES

  • Life Member of AFSTI

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