• Sri Soban Kumar D R 
  • Sr. Technical Officer
  • sobhankumar[at]niist.res.in
  • 0471-2515352(Off)     +91-9387796644

• A novel process development for physical refining of rice bran oil.
• Commissioning and process demonstration of five 50 TPD Rice bran oil physical refining plants at Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
• Technology development of an integrated process for the production of high purity Phytosterols from Soya bean oil deodouriser distillate.
• Steam distillation and solvent extraction method for separation of Fatty acid methyl esters, (Bio diesel) tocopherols and steryl esters from Soya bean oil deodouriser distillate and demonstration of the process in commercial scale.
• Process development for enzymatic extraction of virgin coconut oil from fresh coconut.
• Development of an enzymatic interesterification method for the production of steryl esters using phytosterol and ?-3 fatty acids (DHA and EPA) from fish oil.
• Pilot scale process optimization of cardanol phosphorylation for making cardanol resins.
• Two developed technologies patented and commercialized