Dr. Dilip Jain

Born in Udaipur, Rajasthan on 26 September 1961. Educated at Vidhya Bhavan Higher Secondary School, Udapur, 1974-78; College of Technology and Agricultural Engineering, Udaipur, 1979-85; Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1986-1989; Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, 1999-2002; B.E. (Ag. Engg.), 1986; M.Tech.(PHT), 1988; Ph.D. 2003.

Principal Scientist and Head, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur, 2016 to date.

Scientist, 1989 to 2003, ICAR Research Complex, Barapani and ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana; Senior Scientist, 2003-2010, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana; Principal Scientist, 2011-2016, ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana and ICAR- CAZRI, Jodhpur.

Awards/Honours: World ranked 1042nd Scientist (top 2% scientist) in subject of Food Science, 2020, John P. A. Ioannidis, Kevin W. Boyack and Jeroen Baas 2020; Best Paper Award, 2020, International Congress on Renewable Energy, Solar Energy Society of India; Best Paper Award, 2016, 7th World Renewable Energy Congress, Energy and Environment Foundation; Krishi Vigyan Gaurav, 2017, Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal; Editorial Board Member of `American Journal of Food Technology' and `Pakistan Journal of Nutrition'. 2007, Asian Network for Scientific Information and Academic Journals Inc. NewYork USA.

Fellow: Bioved Research Society, Allahabad.

Research Areas: Post Harvest Technology, Grain Storage, Food Processing, Greenhouse Technology, Solar Thermal Engineering and Evaporative Cooling

Address: Head, Div. of Agril. Engineering and Renewal Energy, ICAR-Central Arid Zone Research Institute, CAZRI Road, Light Industrial Area, Jodhpur 342003, Rajasthan; Qtr No. V/9 CAZRI staff Colony, CAZRI Road, Jodhpur 342003, Rajasthan; [Tel: Off. (0291) 2786386; Cell: 9468853615; Email: jaindilip25@gmail.com; jaindilip25@rediffmail.com]