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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Dairy and Food Science Technology

Faculty Detail

Dr. Gopika Talwar

Designation: Associate Professor
Contact Address:Department of Dairy Engineering, College of Dairy Science and Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana – 141 004
Telephone : 0161-2553308
Mobile: 9876578765

Academic Credentials

  • B. Tech ( Agricultural Engineering)
  • M. Tech ( Processing and Agricultural Structures)
  • Ph D ( Processing and Food Engineering)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Engineering Drawing, Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Thermodynamics, Food Engineering, Dairy and Food Engineering.

Other Appointments

  • Chairperson,College Extension Committee  ( 2015-2019)
  • Expert Panel- Master Trainer under PM FME at national level scheme for Milk and Milk products training under Nodal Agency Punjab Agro
  • Incharge, College Book Bank
  • Nodal officer of college for website update

Area of Research Interests

  • Mechanization of processes for indigenous dairy product manufacture
  • Biodegradable film and cup development for dairy products
  • Engineering intervention for mechanization of mozzarella cheese manufacture at cottage scale

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.NameFunding AgencyYear of Start
1.Engineering Intervention For Mechanization Of Mozzarella Cheese Manufacture At Cottage Scale 
DST, Govt. of India  
2.Solar Driven technological interventional manufacturing of ice bank tank for milk cooling at dairy farms     
DST, Govt. of India   2019-22

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Best Paper award: Gopika Talwar, Mohit Singla and NitikaGoel (2022). Development and evaluation of mozzarella cheese manufacturing prototype at cottage scale. In: 12th Convention of IDEA and National Seminar on “Engineering Interventions in Dairy Processing for Self-Reliant India” Organized by College of Dairy Science, Warud, Maharashtra on December15-16,2022.
  • Awarded with “ Best Extension worker” award  at University award function held on 29.05.2019
  • Best Poster award: Gopika Talwar, Rekha Chawla and Santosh Kumar Mishra (2018). Dairy entrepreneurship and its impact on livelihood: A success story. In: National conference on Promoting Entrepreneurial growth through Innovative approaches in food processing sector Organized by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana, March16-17, 2018.
  • Best Poster award: Lakhwinder Singh, Gopika Talwar, and Narender Kumar (2018). Development of thermo-fluid heated double jacketed vat for roasting of pinni. In: National conference on Promoting Entrepreneurial growth through Innovative approaches in food processing sector Organized by ICAR-CIPHET, Ludhiana, March16-17, 2018.’

No. of Publications

Research: 07Extension: 09    
Book Chapter: 01   
Manuals: 03


  • Deshmukh, A., Talwar, G.,& Singla, M. (2022). Cold plasma technology–An overview of basics and Principle. Environment Conservation Journal, 23(3), 87-101.
  • Deshmukh, A. K., Talwar, G., &Chandla, N. K. (2022). Effect of ultrasonication on mechanical properties, biodegradability, and morphological behavior of composite biodegradable cup. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 46(7), e16706.
  • Attri, S., Talwar, G., Kumar, N., Chawla, R., &Wakchaure, N. (2021). Effect of different concentrations of corn starch and whey protein on the characteristics of biodegradable cup. Environment Conservation Journal, 22(SE), 21-31.
  • Singh, C., Talwar, G., Sharma, A., & Goel, N. (2021). Effect of stretching and kneading mechanism on properties of mozzarella cheese.
  • Chandla, N. K., Bansal, V., Talwar, G., Mishra, S. K., &Khatkar, S. K. (2020). Novel Packaging Systems for Food Preservation. In Novel Strategies to Improve Shelf-Life and Quality of Foods (pp. 249-274). Apple Academic Press
  • Sain, M., Sharma, A., Talwar, G.,& Goel, N. (2019). Thermic Fluid Based Solar Thermal Energy Storage System for Milk Processing. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci, 8(10), 1962-1973.
  • Sain, M., Sharma, A., Talwar, G.,& Kumar, N. (2019). Study on behaviour of thermal energy storage materials under conventional and solar heating systems. International Journal of Chemical Studies, 7(5), 732-738
  • Rajinder, K., Kumar, S. S., Rekha, C., &Gopika, T. (2018). Studies on optimization of paneer nuggets: a ready to eat steam cooked product. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 71(1), 13-19.
  • Lakhwinder, S., &Gopika, T. (2018). Development of thermo fluid heated double jacketed vat for manufacture of selected dairy product. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 71(2), 138-146
  • Kaur, R., Singh, P. K., &Talwar, G. (2018). Studies on sensory and textural properties of milk cake using response surface methodology. Asian Journal of Dairy & Food Research, 37(3).