Department of Food Technology

The Department of Food Technology being established in 2018. The Department offers Bachelor in Technology programme in Food Technology (B.Tech).The Department has a strong academic background with highly qualified faculty to provide excellent teaching, practical training and to inculcate research in the frontier areas of Food Technology.

Programme
  • Under Graduate Programme
  • ♦ B.Tech. Food Technology
Curriculum

 

Name Qualification Designation Email ID Profile
Dr. P. Karthik M.Tech., Ph.D. Associate Professor karthik.pothiyappan@kahedu.edu.in Click Here
 Ms.V.Shankari M.Tech Assistant Professor shankari.velmurugan@kahedu.edu.in Click Here

 

B.Tech. Food Technology Laboratory

Food Chemistry Laboratory

Ms. B.N. Priya

  1. Priya, B. N. (2020). A role of prebiotics in food and health: A review. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7, 782-785.

Career counseling

Ms. Kayalvizhi Balasubramanian, Assistant Director, MSME Development Institute, Coimbatore, has counseled “Information on Opportunity in Food Technology” on July 12, 2019

Guest lectures

  1. Dr. V. E. Ida Christi, Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, has delivered a guest lecture on “Food as Nutrient and Medicine” on December 31, 2020.
  2. Dr. Preethi Marimuthu, PhD (University College London), R&D Director, Biofarm Group of Companies, Coimbatore, has delivered a guest lecture on “Probiotics- Gut health, Immunity, Safety, Industry and Economic Impact” on December 29, 2020.
  3. Dr. R. Balakrishnaraja, Associate Professor and Head incharge, Department of Food technology, Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, has delivered a guest lecture on “Value Addition of Food Products” on December 28, 2020.
  4. Dr. P. Karthik, Associate Professor, Department of Food Technology, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, has delivered a special lecture on “Recent Developments in Micro and Nanoencapsulation of Food Bioactive Ingredients by Spray Drying” on December 26, 2020.
  5. Dr. C. Jusci kumar, M.Tech., Ph.D., Technical Manager, Centre of Excellence, Bakery, Takasago International Corporation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu., has delivered a guest lecture on “Food Processing Technology in Bakery” on December 12, 2020.
  6. Dr. J. Prakash Maran, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Periyar University, Salem, Tamil Nadu. has delivered a guest lecture on “Microorganisms and Food Technology” on December 31, 2020.
  7. Mr. Godwin Berlin Dass, The Manager, Benny Foods, Coimbatore, has delivered a guest lecture on “Unit operations in Dairy Processing” on February 14, 2020.
  8. Ms. Kayalvizhi Balasubramanian, Assistant Director, MSME, Coimbatore, has delivered a guest lecture on “Opportunity in Food Technology” on July 12, 2019.
  9. Dr. S. Gobikrishnan, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Processing Technology, School of Agriculture and Biosciences, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, has delivered guest lecture on “Engineering Aspects in Food Technology” on August 28, 2019.
  10. Dr. R.K. Sumathi, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Sri Ramakrishna Arts and Science College, Coimabtore, has delivered guest lecture on “Food Borne Illness” on September 06, 2019.
  11. Dr.T.V. Ranganathan, Professor, Department of Food Processing Technology, School of Agriculture and Biosciences, Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, has delivered guest lecture on “Application of Food Analysis in Assessing Food Quality” on January 22, 2020.
  12. Mr. Godwin Berlin Dass, Manager, Benny Foods, Coimbatore, has delivered guest lecture on “Unit Operations in Dairy Processing” on February 14, 2020.

Food Technology Association

Dr. Saraswati Eswaran, Professor (retd – TNAU) and Secretary of Ramasamy Chinnammal Trust, (Training cum Social Division) Coimabtore, has inaugurated the “Association of Food Technology” and delivered a keynote address on “New and Novel Challenges for Foodprenuers” on August 28, 2019

Industrial visits

The Department organized the two days industrial visits to “Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Private Limited”, Bengaluru; “Garuda Polyflex Foods”, Bengaluru; and “Indo-American Hybrid Seeds”, Bengaluru.

World Food Day Celebration

  1. The “National Level World Food Day celebration” has been organized on October 16, 2020 by the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Engineering, KAHE. The chief guest Dr. C.  Anandharamakrishnan, Director, Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT), Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Govt. of India, Thanjavur, has delivered a keynote address on “Recent Trends and Future Prospects of Food Processing Technology.” He has shared knowledge on importance of Food Technology particularly in Food processing, Engineering aspects, novel techniques (i.e. Food nanotechnology, food colloids, bioactive encapsulation, etc.), food business and future prospects. Part of the program, we have arranged two events namely, photography competition titled “Immune boosting food for Covid-19” and poster presentation titled “Smart solutions of Future Food” to impart creativity among the young minds.
  2. The Department celebrated a “World Food Day” on October 16, 2019, Mr. Umakant Singh, Plant Head, ABT Group of Industries (Sakthi Dairy Division) has delivered a keynote address on “The Role Plant Designing in Food Safety”.

Extension activity

Departmental extension activity was organized to create an “Awareness Program on Food Adulterants” at Malumichampatty on September 04, 2019.

Field Visit

The Department has arranged field visits to

  • ABT Group of Industries (Sakthi Dairy Division), Pollachi, Coimbatore on July 31, 2019.
  • Zenith Medical Equipments, Coimbatore on December 10, 2019.
  • Synthite Industries Private Limited, Karamadai, Coimbatore on January 27, 2020.

Value Added Course

The Department has conducted Value Added Course on “Food Product Development”