(03222)   282-243

Pavuluri Srinivasa Rao

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (IIT Kharagpur)

Specialization :
Food Process Engineering & Aquacultural Engineering

Phone :
03222-283164 (O), 03222-283165 (R), 09434317938 (M)

E-mail :
psrao@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in, psraoiit@gmail.com


  • High pressure processing of high value perishables
  • Extrusion cooking and RTE snacks
  • Medicinal plants processing
  • Aquatic products processing


  • University 2 rank in Matriculation examination
  • Merit scholarship during B. Tech and MHRD scholarship during M. Tech.
  • Enlisted as outstanding scientist of 21st century published by IBC, England.
  • Student thesis under my supervision was given Jawaharlal Nehru award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences 2011 by ICAR, New Delhi.


  • Aloe vera filleting machine and a method for gel filleting. Ref. No: 1201/KOL/09


  • Barjinder Pal Kaur, Neelima Kaushik, and O.P. Chauhan (2012). Effect of High-Pressure Processing on Physical, Biochemical, and Microbiological Characteristics of Black Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon), Food Bioprocess Technol. DOI 10.1007/s11947-012-0870-1.
  • Ramachandra, C.T. and Srinivasa Rao, P. (2011), "Shelf-life and colour change kinetics of Aloe vera gel powder under accelerated storage in three different packaging materials", Journal of Food Science and Tecnology, Available online at d.o.i: 10.1007/s13197-011-0398-9.
  • Mitra, Jayeeta., Shrivastava, S.L. and Srinivasa Rao, P. (2011), "Vacuum dehydration kinetics of onion slices", Food and Bioproducts Processing, 89, 1-9.
  • Ramachandra C.T. and Srinivasa Rao, P. (2009), "Equilibrium sorption isotherms of Aloe vera gel powder", Transactions of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 52(3), 901-906.
  • Ramachandra C.T. and Srinivasa Rao, P. (2008), "Processing of Aloe vera leaf gel: A review", American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 3(2), 502-510.
  • Srinivasa Rao, P., Bal, Satish. and Goswami, T.K. (2007), "Modelling and optimization of drying variables in thin layer drying of parboiled paddy", Journal of Food Engineering, 78, 480-487.
  • Mohapatra, Debabandya and Srinivasa Rao, P. (2005), "A thin layer drying model for parboiled wheat", Journal of Food Engineering, 66, 513-518.
  • Madhava, M., Srinivasa Rao, P. and Goswami, T.K. (2001), "Study of drying kinetics of paddy using thermogravimetric analysis", Drying Technology, 19(6), 1201-1210.
  • Das, S., Das, T., Srinivasa Rao, P. and Jain, R.K. (2001), "Development of an air recirculating tray dryer for high moisture biological materials", Journal of Food Engineering, 50(4), 273-277.