(03222)   282-243

Punyadarshini Punam Tripathy

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (IIT Delhi)


Specialization :
Food Process Engineering

Phone :
03222-283174 (O), 03222-282911 (R)

E-mail :
punam@agfe.iitkgp.ernet.in

RESEARCH AREA

  • Heat and mass transfer during drying of food products
  • Mathematical modeling and simulation in food drying process
  • CO mitigation in solar dryers 2
  • CO capture and storage

AWARDS & HONOURS

  • Post Doctral Fellowship at Chemical Engineering Department, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • NRE fellowship during Ph.D, 2005-2008
  • University gold medal in M. Tech (Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar, Orissa), 2004
  • National scholarship for academic proficiencies, Govt. of Orissa
  • All round good prize in class X
  • Life member of Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2011), "Different approaches for mass transfer studies on potato cylinders and slices during solar drying", International Journal of Food Engineering, 7(1), Article 2.
  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2009), "A methodology for determination of temperature dependent mass transfer coefficients from drying kinetics: Application to solar drying", Journal of Food Engineering, 90 (2), 212-218.
  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2009), "Modeling of heat transfer and energy analysis of potato slices and cylinders during solar drying", Applied Thermal Engineering, 29 (5-6), 884-891.
  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2009), "Neural network approach for food temperature prediction during solar drying", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 48 (7), 1452-1459.
  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2009), "Influence of sample geometry and rehydration temperature on quality attributes of potato dried under open sun and mixed-mode solar drying", International Journal of Green Energy, 6 (2), 143-156.
  • Tripathy, P.P. and Kumar, Subodh. (2008), "Determination of temperature dependent drying parameters for potato cylinders and slices during solar drying", Energy Conversion and Management, 49 (11), 2941-2948.
  • Tripathy, P.P., Douglas, P.L. and Croiset, E. (2011), "Simulation of post combustion CO capture by MEA 2 scrubbing method", paper presented at National Conference on recent advances in science & technology (RAST-2011), SIET, Dhenkanal, Orissa.