Date of Birth: July 15, 1944

Mailing Address: Consultant (Food Engineering) Induss Food Products and Equipment Ltd. 
238/B, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata 700020, WB, India  

Educational Qualifications : 

Ph.D. 1980 Post Harvest Engg Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
MS 1969 Agricultural Engg Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
B.Tech. (Hons) 1966 Agricultural Engg Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
B.Sc 1962 Phy, Chem, Maths Agra University, Agra, India

Employment : 

LecturerMarch 1969 to Jan 1973IIT Kharagpur, India
Assistant ProfessorJan 1973 to Feb 1981IIT Kharagpur, India
ProfessorFeb 1981 to PresentIIT Kharagpur, India
USAID ConsultantMay 27 to July 7, 1983Paddy Marketing Board, Sri Lanka
FAO ConsultantMay 27 to July 29, 1990UNDP Project, Sierra Leone, Africa
Technical AdviserJuly 15, 1999 to July 14, 2000Wright Enrichment Inc., Crowley, USA
Common Wealth ConsultantFeb 17 to March 10, 2003Common Wealth Project, Sierra Leone, Africa
Director (Technical)April 2003 to September 2007Daawat Basmati Rice, LT Group, Bahalgarh, India
Director (R&D)October 2010 to June 2013Basukinath Food Processing Industries Kharagpur, India

Professional Activities : 

Head, Post Harvest Technology Center, IIT Kharagpur, 1988-1992
Chairman, Post Harvest Technology Center, IIT Kharagpur, 1992-1996. 
Head, Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, IIT Kharagpur, 1996-1999. 
President of Local Chapter of the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India), 1994-1995. 
President Eastern Region Chapter of the Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1995-1996. 


1. Director, 
Email – 
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302 
West Bengal, India. 

2. Mr. Shanti Aggarwal
Email – 
Managing Director. 
Induss Food Products and Equipment Ltd., 
238/B, AJC Bose Road 
Kolkata 700020, West Bengal, India. 

3. Professor Lalit R. Verma
Email – 
Departmental Chairperson 
Biological and Agricultural Engineering, 
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville AR2701, USA. 

4. Dr Lakshman Velupillai
Email – 
829 Maxine Drive 
Baton Rouge LA 7088-5933, USA.