Dr.T.Kathiravan Research & Development Head of ARC Group of Companies (Food Division), India is a Food Scientist & Researcher with more than 24 publications in various National and International journals. He is associated as Editor, Associate Editor, Editorial Board member and reviewer for reputed international journals and member of selected professional bodies. He is DRDO-JRF qualified and received Doctoral Research fellowship from Indian Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Ministry of Defense, Govt of India. He is also qualified CSIR-Research Associateship 2018, UGC-NET December 2013 & GATE Examination-2012. He received his PhD in Food Science from Indian Defense Food Research Laboratory, DRDO (affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu India). The title of his research work was “Pulsed Electric Field Processing of Functionalized Fruits-Vegetables blends”. He completed his M.Sc (Food Science and Technology) from Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry, India. He completed his B.Sc (Biotechnology) from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India. He also has 8+ years of experience in Research and Development, Academics and ISO 22000:2005 Certified Food Industries.
Dr. Kathiravan Research interests are Thermal & Non-thermal food processing technologies, R&D of Specialty Foods, Dairy Technology, Beverages, Namkeens, RTC, RTD, RTF, RTE Food Products and Consultancy.