Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

Dr. Snehasis Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Department : Food Engineering and Technology

Date of Joining :29/10/2015


Email Address : sc.chakraborty[@]

Phone [Mobile] -

Office Extention : 2233612513

Research Area : Food Process Engineering Nonthermal processing of food Kinetics modeling Shelf-life extension Sensory analysis Process optimization International Peer Reviewed Journal: 55 (36 as corresponding and 13 as first) || Book Chapters : 10 (8 as corresponding and 5 as first) || Textbook: 01 || Patent Applied : 02 || Conference Presentations: 22 || Google Scholar Citation: 1085 || h-index: 17 || i-10 index: 26 ||

Academic Information
Degree/Diploma Description year subject
1 Ph.D.   Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2015 Food Process Engineering
2 M.Tech   Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur 2012 Food Process Engineering
3 B.Tech.   Jadavpur University 2010 Food Technology and Biochemical Engineering
4 B.Sc.   Jadavpur University 2007 Chemistry (Hons)

Courses Taught : [BTech in Food Engineering and Technology] i. FDT 1031: Principles of Food Preservation ii. FDT 1022: Food Engineering iii. FDT1027: Food Process Engineering iv. FDP 1024: Food Processing and Engineering Lab [MTech in Food Engineering and Technology] i. FDT 2001: Advances in Food Technology ii. FDT 2004: Advanced Food Engineering iii. FDT 2026: Experimental Design and Optimization iv. FDP 2015: Food Process Engineering Lab [MTech in Food Biotechnology] i. FDT 2053: Fundamentals of Food Process Engineering ii. FDP 2067: Food Processing and Analysis Lab

Project Information
1 Consultancy Project Handled Development of Vegan Milk Alternative (Vegannotive Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore; Jan - Jul 2021) (Role: Co-PI)    JAN  2021      
2 Research Project Sanctioned Optimizing the Fermentative Production of Dextran using Fruit-waste and its Food Application (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India; Feb 2021 to Feb 2024) (Role: PI)    FEB  2021      
3 Consultancy Project Handled Development of Plant-based Egg Alternative (Shivanika Foods Pvt. Ltd.; Sep 2019 –Mar 2020) (Role: PI)    SEPT  2019      
4 Research Project Sanctioned Integrated Processing of Beverages from Minor Tropical Fruits and Shelf-Life Extension (Ministry of Food Processing Industry, Govt. of India; Dec 2018 - Dec 2021) (Role: PI)    DEC  2018      
5 Research Project Sanctioned Pulse light treatment of beverages from underutilized tropical fruit (Govt. Funded - Dept of Science and Technology – Science & Engineering Research Board, India; Mar 2017-Sep 2020) (Role: PI)    MAR  2017      
6 Consultancy Project Handled Parametric study and data analysis in the process of developing cooking aids (Godrej & Boyce Mfg Co Ltd, India; Feb – Aug 2017) (Role: Co-PI)    FEB  2017      

Paper Published
1 International Journal Basak, S. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). The potential of nonthermal techniques to achieve enzyme inactivation in fruit products. Trends in Food Science and Technology, 123, 114-129.      2022      
2 International Journal Shaik, L. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Nonthermal Pasteurization of Pineapple Juice: A Review on the Potential of Achieving Microbial Safety and Enzymatic Stability. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety      2022      
3 International Journal Seshadrinathan, S., Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Fermentative production of erythritol from cane molasses using Candida magnoliae: Media optimization, purification, and characterization. Sustainability, 14, 10342.      2022      
4 International Journal Savitha, S., Chakraborty, S. & Thorat, B.N. (2022). Microstructural changes in blanched, dehydrated and rehydrated onion. Drying Technology, doi: 10.1080/07373937.2022.2078347      2022      
5 International Journal Chakraborty, S.*, Mahale, S., Dhar, R., & Basak, S. (2022). Development of a mixed fruit beverage and pulsed light treatment thereof to obtain a microbially safe and enzymatically stable product. Food Bioscience, 45, 1-10.      2022      
6 International Journal Bhagat, B. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). The potential of pulsed light treatment to pasteurize pomegranate juice: Microbial safety, enzyme inactivation, and phytochemical retention. LWT, 159, 113215. doi:10.1016/j.lwt.2022.113215      2022      
7 International Journal Chaturvedi, S. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Optimization of extraction process for legume-based synbiotic beverages, followed by their characterization and impact on antinutrients. International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science. 100506. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgfs.2022.100506      2022      
8 International Journal Chaturvedi, S. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Evaluation of prebiotic properties of legume-based synbiotic beverages. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, e16685. doi:10.1111/jfpp.16685.      2022      
9 International Journal Basak, S., Mahale, S., & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Changes in Quality Attributes of Pulsed Light and Thermally Treated Mixed Fruit Beverages during Refrigerated Storage (4 ºC) Condition, Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies,      2022      
10 International Journal Dhar, R. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Enzyme Hydrolyzed Bael Fruit Liquefaction and its Kinetic Study. Food Bioscience.      2022      
11 International Journal Shaik, L. & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Effect of pH and total fluence on microbial and enzyme inactivation in sweet lime (Citrus limetta) juice during pulsed light treatment. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, e16749. doi:10.1111/jfpp.16749.      2022      
12 International Journal Chaturvedi S. & Chakraborty S.* (2022). Comparative analysis of spray-drying microencapsulation of Lacticaseibacillus casei in synbiotic legume-based beverages. Food Bioscience, doi: 10.1016/j.fbio.2022.102139      2022      
13 International Journal Pravallika K. & Chakraborty S.* (2022). Effect of nonthermal technologies on the shelf life of fruits and their products: A review on the recent trends: Shelf life of nonthermally treated fruit products. Applied Food Research, 2 (2). doi: 10.1016/j.afres.2022.100229      2022      
14 International Journal Bhattacharjee A. & Chakraborty S.* (2022). Design of a batch Ohmic heater and evaluating the influence of different treatment conditions on quality attributes of kinnow (Citrus nobilis × Citrus deliciosa) juice. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. doi: 10.1016/j.ifset.2022.103186      2022      
15 International Journal Basak, S., Chakraborty, S., Singhal, R.S. (2022). Revisiting Indian traditional foods-A critical review of the engineering properties and process operations. Food Control, 109286.      2022      
16 International Journal Dhar, R., Basak, S., & Chakraborty, S.* (2022). Pasteurization of fruit juices by pulsed light treatment: a review on the microbial safety, enzymatic stability, and kinetic approach to process design. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 21(1), 499-540. doi: 10.1111/1541-4337.12864      2021      
17 International Journal Savitha, S., Chakraborty, S.* & Thorat, B.N. (2021). Contamination and decontamination onion products. Applied Food Research,      2021      
18 International Journal Savitha, S., Bhatkar, N., Chakraborty, S. & Thorat, B.N. (2021). Onion quercetin: As immune boosters, extraction, and effect of dehydration. Food Bioscience, 44, 1-8.      2021      
19 International Journal Chaturvedi, S., Khartad, A., & Chakraborty, S.* (2021). The potential of non-dairy synbiotic instant beverage powder: Review on a new generation of healthy ready-to-reconstitute drinks. Food Bioscience, 42, 1-11.      2021      
20 International Journal Shaikh, A.E.Y. & Chakraborty, S. (2021). Optimizing the formulation for reduced-calorie and antioxidant-rich sapodilla-based spread using hybrid computational techniques and fuzzy analysis of sensory data. Journal of Food Process Engineering, e13676, 1-16. doi:10.1111/jfpe.13676      2021      
21 International Journal Dhar, R., Bhalerao, P.P., & Chakraborty, S.* (2021). Formulation of a mixed fruit beverage using fuzzy logic optimization of sensory data and designing its batch thermal pasteurization process. Journal of Food Science, e15583, 1-12. doi:10.1111/1750-3841.15583      2021      
22 International Journal Bhatkar, N.S., Dhar, R., & Chakraborty, S.* (2021). Multi-objective Optimization of Enzyme Assisted Juice Extraction from Custard Apple: An Integrated Approach Using RSM and ANN Coupled with Sensory Acceptance. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, e15256, 1-14. doi:10.1111/jfpp.15256.      2021      
23 International Journal Bhalerao, P.P. & Chakraborty, S.* (2021). Integrated calculation of pasteurization time: A case study for thermal inactivation kinetics of a mixed fruit beverage. Journal of Food Process Engineering, e13761, 1-14. doi:10.1111/jfpe.13761      2021      
24 International Journal Raj, A., Chakraborty, S., & Rao, P. S. (2020). Optimizing the thermal assisted high-pressure process parameters for a sugarcane based mixed beverage using response surface methodology. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 43(3), e13274. doi 10.1111/jfpe.13274      2020      
25 International Journal Pandian, A., Chaturvedi, S. & Chakraborty, S.* (2020). Applications of enzymatic time-temperature indicator (TTI) devices in quality monitoring and shelf-life estimation of food products during storage. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 1-18.      2020      
26 International Journal Chaturvedi, S. & Chakraborty, S.* (2020). Review on potential non-dairy synbiotic beverages: A preliminary approach using legumes. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. 1-10. doi: 10.1111/ijfs.14779      2020      
27 International Journal Garg, D., Chakraborty, S., & Gokhale, J.S. (2020). Optimizing the extraction of protein from Prosopis cineraria seeds using response surface methodology and characterization of seed protein concentrate. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 117, 108630. doi 10.1016/j.lwt.2019.108630      2020      
28 International Journal Vollmer, K., Chakraborty, S., Bhalerao, P.P., Carle, R., Frank, J., & Steingass, C.B. (2020). Effect of pulsed light treatment on natural microbiota, enzyme activity, and phytochemical composition of pineapple (Ananas comosus [L.] Merr.) juice. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 13, 1095-1109.      2020      
29 International Journal Borkar, V., Chakraborty, S., & Gokhale, J.S. (2020). Fermentative production of naringinase from Aspergillus niger van Tieghem MTCC 2425 using citrus wastes: process optimization, partial purification, and characterization. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, doi: 10.1007/s12010-020-03385-9      2020      
30 International Journal Bhalerao, P.P., Mahale, S.A., Dhar, R., & Chakraborty, S.* (2020). Optimizing the formulation for a pomegranate-amla-muskmelon based mixed fruit beverage using sensory analysis and evaluating its thermal stability. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 133, 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.lwt.2020.109907      2020      
31 International Journal Dhar, R. & Chakraborty, S.* (2020). Influence of voltage and distance on quality attributes of mixed fruit beverage during pulsed light treatment and kinetic modeling. Journal of Food Process Engineering, e13517, 1-14. doi:10.1111/jfpe.13517      2020      
32 International Journal Chakraborty, S.*, Ghag, S., Bhalerao, P.P., & Gokhale, J.S. (2020). The potential of pulsed light treatment to produce enzymatically stable Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinal Gaertn.) juice with maximal retention in total phenolics and vitamin C. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, e14932. doi:10.1111/jfpp.14932.      2020      
1 Young Faculty Young Faculty in Agricultural Engineering given by Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India    APRIL  2022      
2 DV Rege-AFSTI Best Teacher Award DV Rege-AFSTI Best Teacher Award in Dept of Food Engg & Tech, ICT Mumbai in 2017-18 and 2019-20.      2018      
3 Top 1% reviewer Top 1% reviewer in Agriculture Science given by Publons Global Peer Review Award      2018      
4 DAAD Fellowship under Re-invitation program DAAD Fellowship under Re-invitation program of former DAAD scholarship holders    MAY  2018      
5 Best Ph.D. Thesis Best Ph.D. Thesis award in Agricultural Engineering across the country given by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.    JUN  2017      
6 Outstanding Reviewer Elected as outstanding reviewer in Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Elsevier journal.    DEC  2015      
7 DAAD Fellowship Selected for DAAD fellowship for IIT Masters in 2011-12    AUG  2011      

1 An energy efficient cryogenic-based grinder for low bulk high-value commodities    2021        
2 Modified batch Ohmic heater with quick and uniform heating for pasteurization of fruit beverages    2021        

Work Experience Information
From Date To Date Designation Organization Name
1 06/08/2015 26/10/2015 Research Fellow Dept of Agril and Food Engg, IIT Kharagpur
2 01/09/2011 31/05/2012 DAAD-Masters' Research Student Technology University Berlin, Germany
3 01/05/2018 31/08/2018 Visiting Scientist University of Hohenheim, Germany
Membership In Professional Societies
Description No Membership No Membership Information
1 Reviewer of International Journal Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies (Elsevier), Food and Bioprocess Technology (Springer), and Chemical Engineering and Technology (Wiley)
2 Expert Reviewer Member of Expert Review Committe in Narodowe Centrum Nauki - NCN, Poland (Plant & Life Science Section)
3 Life Member of AFST(I) Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, India (AFSTI)
4 Former Honorary Treasurer in AFST(I) Mumbai Chapter Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, India Mumbai Chapter 2016-17.
5 Co-Panel member for Food Additives & Ingredients Food & Agriculture Department -28; Bureau of Indian Standards
6 Editorial Board Member Journal of Applied Food Research, Elsevier
7 Editorial Board Member Journal of Food Engineering and Technology, Tech Reviews
8 Academic Editor Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, Wiley
9 Academic Editor Journal of Food Biochemistry, Wiley
Training/Conferences/Short Term Courses Attended
Month Year Training attended Information
1 MAR 2013 National Workshop cum Demonstration on HPP of High Value Commodities, IIT Kharagpur, India, 22-03-2013
2 MAY 2014 National Workshop on Greenhouse Management and Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture, IIT Kharagpur,20-21 May 2014.
3 MAR 2013 Publishing Connect Workshop by Elsevier, IIT Kharagpur, 25-03-2013.
4 FEB 2015 IJFST 50th Celebration Conference at Lincoln University, New Zealand
5 MAR 2014 National Seminar on Non Thermal Processing Techniques: Emerging Innovation for Sustainable, Safe & Healthy Foods. Haldia, India
6 JUN 2011 Conference on Current Technological Challenges in Food Processing Specially Emphasizing Food Irradiation, Jadavpur University, India.
7 FEB 2016 Training program on Outcome Based Education (4-5 Dec 2015 & 5-6 Feb 2016) at ICT Mumbai, India.
8 SEPT 2021 Advanced Pedagogical Techniques (13-19 Sep 2021), online mode, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi
Training/Conference/Short Term Courses Conducted
Month Year Training Conductted Information
1 DEC 2018 Local Executive Committee Member for HASHTAG-IFCON at CFTRI, Mysore, India (12-15 Dec 2018)
2 JAN 2022 Technical Committee Member of 28th EAT SAFE-ICFoST 2022 at Aurangabad, India (20-22 Jan 2022)


Fundamentals of Non-Thermal Processes for Food Preservation

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Research Scholars

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Rishab Dhar 

18FET406  Google Scholar
S Savitha 18FBT401 Google Scholar
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Lubna Shaik  19FET402  Google Scholar 

Smriti Chaturvedi  

19FBT402 Google Scholar
Anshul Dhawan  20FET404  Google Scholar
Ashutosh Tripathy  20FET405  ResearchGate
Kosana Pravallika 21FET401  Scopus