Agro Processing and Technology : Nisha P » Scientist Details

Nisha P completed her B.Sc. Tech (1998) and M.Sc. Tech (2000) in Food Engineering and technology from Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT, Matunga, Mumbai; Formerly UDCT, Mumbai). She obtained her PhD in Food Technology from University of Mumbai in the year 2005 (work carried out at ICT, Mumbai under the guidance of Dr. Rekha singhal). Subsequently she joined as Manager-Quality Assurance with CFBP-Bajaj Food Analysis and Consumer Awareness Centre, SNDT University, Mumbai (2006-2007). She was also working as Visiting Faculty to Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research Home Science, S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Juhu, Mumbai. She joined as Junior Scientist, Agroprocessing and Natural Products Division, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, Indiain November 2007 and currently working as Scientist, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, India (since 2010). Her research interests includes Spices and flavor technology, Dietary fibre (prebiotics) and lifestyle associated diseases, Heat induced toxicants in food processing (acrylamide), Functional foods and neutraceuticals (from spices and lipids), Food process modelling, optimization and control and Enzymes in food processing.


  • Ph.D. University of Mumbai, Mumbai India (Under the guidance of Prof. Rekha S Singhal, Institute of Chemical Technology (Formerly UDCT), Mumbai
  • M.Sc.Tech in Food Engineering and Technology: ICT, Mumbai
  • B.Sc.Tech in Food Engineering and Technology: ICT, Mumbai
  • B.Sc. in Chemistry from S.N.College, Cherthala, Alappuzha