Er. Ajna Alavudeen

Designation: Assistant Professor
Professional Experience

  • Teaching: 3 years
  • Industrial: 1.5 years


  • UG: Food Engineering from Kerala Agricultural University
  • PG: Food Process Engineering from Karunya Institute of Science & Technology

International Journal

  • Published paper on International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT) on the Topic “Optimization of Process Conditions for Chitosan on Apple Juice Making as a Clarifying Agent” ISSN: 2249-8958, Volume-8 Issue-5, June 2019.
  • Book chapter on Ozone Application in Food Industry Trends and Future Prospects in Food Chemistry and Science.

International Conference

  • Paper presentation on International Conference on Emerging Synergies in Agriculture, Food Processing Engineering and Biotechnology, 21st Feb 2018.

Workshop/Seminars Attended

  • Attended “EMINENCE ’12, National conference on “Emerging Food processing Technologies Towards Safe Food on 10th February 2012 at TKM Institute of technology, karuvelil, Kollam.


  • Attended 6-month internship at CSIR- National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Completed 5 days online fdp on Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education conducted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  • Completed 5 days online fdp on Outcome Based Education and Essential AI Tools for Teachers conducted by Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) St. Thomas College, Palai in association with The Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC)
  • Completed 5 days online fdp on Assosciation of Indian Universities and AMET Universities Intellectual Property Rights and Patent Drafting
  • Attended 6-month internship of Space Food Research and product development


  • First position on best paper “Optimization and Development of Natural Based Pesticide Remover for Fruits and Vegetables”” at National Level Techno-Management fest at Karunya institute of technology and science.
  • Second position in quiz competition conducted by Protein Foods and Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI),2019.
  • Got selection to participate in Indian national science conference, 2011.
  • Successfully completed 5-day Online UHV FDP conducted from 05th December – 09th December 2022 for “Inculcating Universal Human Values in Technical Education” organized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  • Got 37th (AIR) rank in ICAR AICE-JRF/SRF (PGS),2019.
  • Obtained above 80% scores in the National E-QUIZ “Importance of Consumer Protection Act & Fair Digital finance” on the occasion of World Consumer Rights Day, 15th March, 2022DR. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola (Agricultural University) College of Food Technology Waghapur Road, Yavatmal- 445001.
  • Secured Third prize for Idea Hackathon 2024 conducted by Government Engineering college Palakkad.

Research Interest

  • Non-thermal processing, preservation technologies related to food
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Storage
  • Extraction and utilization of bioactive compounds from food matrixes
  •  Food Safety & Quality
  •  Fabrication and Equipment design

Contact Details
Phone no: 8921622589
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