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In the sixties, the world was experiencing the wave of ‘green revolution’ entailed with a serious demand for extending science and technology in the fields of agriculture and preservation of food. To keep abreast with the needs of the day, Jadavpur University established the Department of Food Technology and Bio-Chem. Engineering in the year 1964.

To begin with the department provided only the B. Tech course whereas the M.Tech course was initiated 3 years later. Biochemical Engineering is very significant area of study. The food industry which play significant role in the production and marketing of agricultural products is based on organic living materials. This makes increased demands on the resources of the department, which it has tried to mobilise. The department provides modernized facilities freezing, canning, extrusion, preservation by fermentation, fermentative production of enzymes, chemicals and antibiotics, processing of cereals, legume and oil seeds. To cope up with the latest developments, the department maintains contact with both national and international agencies and research.
Head Of The Department : Dr. Uma Ghosh

Ph: 2414-6822 (O)
Extn-2457-2241
E-mail: hod@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in


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Faculty Summary Full Time
No. of teachers with Ph.D / D.Sc. as the highest qualification 5
No. of teachers with First class Master Degree as the highest qualification 5
Professors
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. /  Email ID Specialization
Runu Chakraborty
Ph.D.
9831122626
rchakraborty@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
Chemical Engineering/ Food Engineering/ Food Processing and Preservation
Uma Ghosh

umaghosh@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
Utpal Roy Choudhuri
M.E.
9830329408
uroychaudhuri@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
Food Engineering/ Food Biotechnology/ Food Quality & Safety/ Food Process Control/ Entrepreneurship Development/ Nutraceuticals & Herbal Food Processing
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Associate Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
DIPANKAR HALDER
Ph.D.
2686
dipankar.halder@jadavpuruniversity.in / dipankar_h@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
Bio-based Material and Application
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Assistant Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Debabrata Bera
Ph.D.
9432473541
beradebabrata@yahoo.co.in / debabrata.bera@jadavpuruniversity.in
Biochemical Engineering
PARAMITA BHATTACHARJEE
Ph.D.
2598
pb@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in
Green Technology & Food Engineering
Prasanta Kumar Biswas

Sunita Adhikari (Nee Pramanik)
Ph.D.
03324572973
spramanik@ftbe.jdvu.ac.in / sunitapramanik@gmail.com
Bioremediation & Enzyme Technology
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Degrees Offered/Intake
  Degrees Offered Intake Capacity
B. Tech - F.T.B.E (3 years)31
M. Tech – F.T.B.E (2 years)12
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Syllabus & Curriculum For PG Level
P.G. Syllabus & Curriculum
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Laboratories Equipment
  Laboratories Equipment
• Food Processing Laboratory
• Food Analysis Laboratory
• Food Chemistry Laboratory Microbiology
• Laboratory Fermentation Laboratory Biochemical
• Engineering Laboratory Research Laboratory – 5
• GLC
• HPLLC
• Instron
• Lyophiliser Spray
• Drier
• Extruder
• Fermenter
• Dryers
• Plate Freezer]
• Viscometer
• Vacuum
• Evaporator
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Paper Published
Year Number
20176
201629
201523
201441
201336
(2012)1
201234
201111
20101
201010
20095
20073
20062
20053
20036
20021
20011
20001
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Book Published
Year Number
20145
20131
20121
20111
20102
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Awards and Honours
Year Number
20152
20131
20113
20081
20061
20031
20011
19991
19974
19961
19941
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PHD Thesis Completed
Year Number
20152
20149
20136
201210
20118
20101
20093
6
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Patents
Year Number
20141
20121
2009 Application No. 563/KOL/2009A1
20081
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Collaborative Programs
Year Number
20142
20121
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Seminars Organized
Year Number
20161
20152
20144
20137
20123
20112
20102
20093
20064
1
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