Deepti Salvi

Assistant Professor, Food Engineering

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. (2008) Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

M.E. (2005) Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand

B. Tech. (2003) Agricultural Engineering, Dr. B. S. Konkan Agriculture University, Dapoli, India

 

Research Interests

Food processing techniques such as cold atmospheric pressure plasma, high pressure processing, microwave processing, extrusion, ultraviolet processing to ensure food safety and quality

Investigation of the role of physical properties of food to control excessive caloric intake and enhance nutrient absorption in human gastrointestinal tract

Numerical modeling of transport phenomena in biological and food engineering

 

Current Projects

An Integrated Approach for Improving Growth and Quality of Sweet Basil Using Cold Plasma Activated Water and Mist (May 2018; Sponsor: USDA NIFA Award # 2018-67018-28146)

Evaluating Microbial Inactivation Efficacy of Plasma-Activated Water, a Novel Surface Disinfectant for Food (October 2018; Sponsor: Center for Advanced Processing and Packaging Studies –CAPPS, a NSF IUCRC Founded Center)

 

Open Positions:

We are looking for motivated graduate students, undergraduates, visiting scholars/post-doctoral researchers who are passionate in conducting research in the area of food process engineering and food safety. If you are interested to join our team, please send me an email with your current CV.

 

Current Lab Partners:

Graduate Students

Wendy Rivero Pena (M. S. Student)

Undergraduate Students

Mateo Schiemann (Fall 2018)

 

 

Curriculum vitae

Food processing techniques such as cold atmospheric pressure plasma, high pressure processing, microwave processing, extrusion, ultraviolet processing to ensure food safety and quality

Investigation of the role of physical properties of food to control excessive caloric intake and enhance nutrient absorption in human gastrointestinal tract

Numerical modeling of transport phenomena in biological and food engineering