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CSIR - CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA,
MYSURU - 570020

Raghava Rao K S M S

Chief Scientist

B. Tech (Chem Engg), PhD (Tech, Chem Engg)

Email : raghavarao@cftri.res.in

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Expertise

i.Downstream Processing of biomolecules ii.Process and Product Development: iii.Osmotic Membrane Processes iv.Design and Development of Equipment v.Drying and Dehydration

Area of interest

Chemical Engineering Food Engineering Biotechnology (Downstream Processing, Bioreactor design)

Awards and Certificates

1. KSMS. Raghavarao, VB. Rewatkar and JB. Joshi, Critical impeller speed for solid suspension in mechanically agitated contactors, AIChEJ, 34, 1332-40, 1988 2. NK. Rastogi and KSMS. Raghavarao, Effect of Temperature and Concentration on Osmotic Dehydration of Coconut, Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie, 27, 564-567, 1994 3. M.K.Gowthaman, KSMS Raghavarao, N.P. Ghildyal and N.G. Karanth Estimation of KLa in solid state fermentation using a packed-bed bioreactor, Process Biochemistry, (1995), 30,9-15 4. NK. Rastogi and KSMS. Raghavarao, Water and solute diffusion coefficients of carrot as a function of temperature and concentration during osmotic dehydration, Journal of Food Engineering, 34, 429-440, 1997 5. NK. Rastogi, KSMS. Raghavarao and K. Niranjan, Mass transfer during osmotic dehydration of banana: Fickian diffusion in cylindrical configuration, Journal of Food Engineering, 31, 423-432, 1997 6. R. Subramanian, KSMS. Raghavarao, H. Nabetani, M. Nakajima, T. Kimura, T, Maekawa, Differential permeation of oil constituents in nonporous denser polymeric membranes, Journal Of Membrane Science, 2001, Vol 187, (1-2), 57-69 7. NK. Rastogi and KSMS Raghavarao, Mass transfer during osmotic dehydration of pineapple: considering Fickian diffusion in cubical configuration, Lebensm. Wiss. u. Technol. (lwt). 37(1), 43-47, (2004) 8. SN. Raghavendra, SR. Swamy, NK. Rastogi, KSMS. Raghavarao, S. Kumar, RN. Tharanathan, Grinding characteristics and hydration properties of coconut residue: A source of dietary fiber, Journal of Food Engineering, 2006, 72 (3), 281-286 9. B. Ravindra Babu, NK. Rastogi, KSMS. Raghavarao, Liquid-liquid extraction of bromelain and polyphenol oxidase using aqueous two-phase system, Chemical Engineering and Processing 2008, 47(1), 83-89 10.Umesh Hebbar, B. Sumana and KSMS Raghavarao, Use of reverse micellar systems for the extraction and purification of bromelain from pineapple wastes, Bioresource Technology (2008), 99(110), 4896-4902.