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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 and Food Science Technology, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone :
Mobile: 9876578765

Academic Credentials

  • B. Tech (PAU Ludhiana)
  • M. Tech (PAU Ludhiana)
  • Ph D (PAU Ludhiana)

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

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Title of the project

Funding agency





PI-Gopika Talwar

Engineering Intervention For Mechanization Of Mozzarella Cheese Manufacture At Cottage Scale 




PI- Narender Kumar

Solar Driven technological interventional manufacturing of ice bank tank for milk cooling at dairy farms     




PI: Parminder Singh

Co-PI- Gopika Talwar

Integrated approaches for livestock development: farmers context Farmer FIRST project

( Year 2021-2026)




PI- Nitika Goel

Co-PI – Gopika Talwar

Development of Pilot scale cheese manufacturing unit for development of value added cheeses for dairy entrepreneurs



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


  • Ankit Bishnoi, Narender Jumar, Gopika Talwar, Sunil Kumar and Amandeep Sharma  (2023)Mechanical Strength, Solubility, and Functional Studies of Developed Composite Biopolymeric Film. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 2023(2):1-19DOI: 10.1155/2023/5108490 ( NAAS: 8.50)
  • Gurpreet Singh,Sivakumar Shanmugam, Rekha Chawla, Nitika Goel, Gopika Talwar, Santosh Kumar Mishra, Manish Kumar Chatli (2023). Impact of Zinc Oxide Nano Particles, Poly Vinyl Alcohol, and Natural Polymers on Quality Characteristics of Nanocomposite Film. Coatings 13(2):420( NAAS: 9.40)
  • Ankit Kumar Deshmukh, Gopika Talwar and Narender Kumar Chandla (2022). Effect of ultrasonication on mechanical properties, biodegradability, and morphological behavior of composite biodegradable cup. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 46(7), e16706. (NAAS: 8.50)
  • Gaurav Sharma, Amandeep Sharma, Pranav Kumar Singh, Narender Kumar and Gopika Talwar (2022). Feasibility of Vacuum based Cooling System for on Farm Cooling of milk. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Biotechnology: 15 (02s): 01-07. NASS rating: 4.54 -
  • Sonia Attri, Gopika Talwar, Narender Kumar, Rekha Chawla and Nitin Wakchaure (2021) Effect of different concentrations of corn starch and whey protein on the characteristics of biodegradable cup. Environment Conservation Journal. 22 (SE): 21-31(NAAS 5.66)
  • Charanjit Singh, Gopika Talwar , Amandeep Sharma and Nitika Goel (2021). Effect of stretching and kneading mechanism on properties of mozzarella cheese. The Pharma Innovation Journal 2 Vol. 10, Issue 3 , 700-708(NAAS: 5.23)
  • 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.