Accredited at “A++” grade (highest level as per modified criteria notified on 27.07.2017) by NAAC and Conferred “University with Potential for Excellence” status by UGC


Department : Food Science & Technology

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Research highlights:
The department has been established to generate skilled manpower to meet the requirements of food processing, sugar & alcohol industry. The department has specialized laboratories in the areas of (1) Cereals, legumes and oilseeds processing; (2) Fruits and vegetables processing; (3) Meat, fish and poultry processing; (4) Milk, and milk products processing; (5) Food analysis and quality control; (6) Food engineering; (7) Product development; (8) Sugar processing; (9) Sugar testing; (10) Alcohol technology; and (11) Sophisticated instrumentation laboratory. In addition to theoretical knowledge, the students are also given in-plant industrial training. The laboratories are equipped with sophisticated instruments like UVSpectrophotometer, Farinograph, Viscoamylograph, Alveograph, Mixolab, Amino Acid Analyser, Spray dryer, Freeze dryer, Electrophoresis, Differential scanning calorimeter, Dynamic rheometer, Rapid visco analyser, Moisture analyser, Brookefield viscometer, Texture analyser, HPLC, Hunter colour lab, sucrolyser system, Karl fischer titrator, NIR-spectrophotometer and sucro scan. The department has pilot scale processing facilities for fruits and vegetables, bakery, extruded & pasta products.
Faculty Positions:
Name:Dr. Narpinder Singh
Areas of Interest / SpecializationStarch and protein chemistry, extruded products, modified starches, baked products, Cereal & legumes quality, milling, product development, selection of raw material etc.
e Mail:narpinders@yahoo.com
Name:Dr. Dalbir Singh Sogi
Areas of Interest / SpecializationFruits and Vegetables Technology, Waste management, Plant proteins, Bio-pigments
e Mail:sogids@gmail.com
Name:Dr. Balmeet Singh Gill
Areas of Interest / SpecializationCereal Technology & Food Plant Management
e Mail:balmeet.food@gndu.ac.in
Name:Dr. Balmeet Singh Gill
Areas of Interest / SpecializationFood Technology
e Mail:balmeet.food@gndu.ac.in
Name:Dr. Hardeep Singh Gujral
Areas of Interest / SpecializationFood Science and Technology
e Mail:hsgujral7@yahoo.co.in
Name:Dr. NAVDEEP SINGH SODHI
Areas of Interest / SpecializationEngineering Properties of Food Materials
e Mail:navdeep.food@gndu.ac.in
Name:Dr Navdeep Singh Sodhi
Areas of Interest / SpecializationEngineering Properties of Biological Materials; Characterization and Modification of Starches; Post Harvest & Food Process Engineering
e Mail:navdeep.food@gndu.ac.in
Name:Dr. Raj Sukhwinder Singh Kaler
Areas of Interest / SpecializationSugar Technology, Refining, Biomass Hydrolysis.
e Mail:rsskaler@yahoo.com
Name:Dr. Amritpal Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationCharacterization and utilization of Starches, Proteins and bioactive compounds from cereals and pulses
e Mail:amritft33@yahoo.co.in
Name:Dr. Maninder Kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationFood Science and Technology
e Mail:mandyvirk@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr. maninder kaur
Areas of Interest / SpecializationCharacterization of bio-macromolecules from different botanical sources, their modifications and applications
e Mail:mandyvirk@rediffmail.com
Name:Dr. Bhavnita Dhillon
Areas of Interest / SpecializationFood engineering, microbial load detection, antimicrobial treatment and system design, product development and nutritional analysis.
e Mail:bhavnita.dhillon@msn.com