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 Ph. D in Food Technology from University of Mumbai in the year 2005 (work carried out at ICT, Mumbai). 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 Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, India in November 2007 and currently working as Principal Scientist, CSIR-NIIST, Trivandrum, India (since 2017). Her research interests includes Prebiotic biological macromolecules from agri/food by-products as metabolic enhancers, Lipid science and technology, Spices and flavor technology, Heat induced toxicants in food processing (acrylamide), Functional foods and neutraceuticals (from spices and lipids), Food process modelling, optimization.


  • Ph.D. University of Mumbai, Mumbai India (work carried out at Institute of Chemical Technology, 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, University of Kerala