Dr. Navin Kumar Rastogi

Born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India on 16 March 1968. Educated at Canning College, Lucknow, B. Sc., 1986; Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, B. Tech. (Chemical Technology and Food Technology), 1989; Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration), 1991; Sri Jayachamrajendra College of Engineering, Mysore, M.E.M. (Master of Engineering Management), 1997; CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, Ph.D. (Food Engineering), 2004

Chief Scientist, Department of Food Engineering, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, 2018 to date

Senior Principal Scientist, 2009-18; Scientist B to Scientist E-II, Department of Food Engineering, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, 1991-2008; DBT Long Term Research Fellow Associate and Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA 2006-2007; DAAD fellow, Department of Food Biotechnology and Food Process Engineering, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany, 1998-2000; Seligman APV fellow (by SCI, London, UK), Dept. of Food Technology, University of Reading, Reading, U.K., 1997

Awards/Honours: CSIR-Young Scientist Award, 2001; AFST-Young Scientist Award, 2000; AFST-Laljee Godhoo Nidhi Smarak Award, 2003; CFTRI Award for Best technology transferred to Industry 2007; Gold medal and Merit scholarship in B. Tech., 1989: First rank in MBA, 1991; Prof. A. Srinivasan Felicitation Endowment fellowship 2010-2011 instituted by Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai; Editor, Journal of the Food Science and Technology (Springer) 2008-2012; Co-Editor, Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies (Elsevier), 2014-2015; Executive Editor, International Journal Membrane Science and Technology (Cosmos), Editorial Board Member, Journal of Food Engineering (Elsevier)

Fellow: Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, 2015; Institution of Engineers (FIE), 2018.

Research Areas: Application of Chemical Engineering principles to Food Engineering, Non-thermal processing, and Downstream processing

Address: Chief Scientist, Department of Food Engineering, CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore 570020, Karnataka; 60, CFTRI Housing Society Layout, 4th Main, 3rd Cross, Bogadi 2nd Stage, Mysore 570026, Karnataka; [Tel: Off. (0821) 2513910; Cell: 9972794896; Fax: (0821) 2517233; Email: nkrastogi@cftri.res.in; nkrastogi@yahoo.com]