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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. Gajanan P. Deshmukh

Designation: Assistant 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 : 0161-2553308
Mobile: 8147208662

Academic Credentials

  • B.Tech (Dairy Technology)
  • M.Tech (Dairy Engineering)
  • Ph.D (Dairy Engineering)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Teaching interests: UG and PG courses in Refrigeration Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Instrumentation and Process Control, Biothermal Processing.

Area of Research Interests

  • Designing of equipment’s for manufacturing of Traditional Indian Dairy Products, Novel Nonthermal Processing.Minimal and Non-thermal Food Processing Technology.

Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Awarded NDRI, Institute fellowship for Ph. D programme (Dairy Engineering)
  • Ph.D. Best Thesis Award and Gold Medal for Best Thesis Research Work during Ph.D. in the Processing group (2019)
  • Recipients of award winner “Processed Indian Traditional Foods, Ph.D. Student Research Promotion Programme (2016-17) sponsored by Tata Trusts and Nestle.
  • Transfer of Technology:  Process Technology for PaladaPayasam Dry Mix Preparation by Dry Crystallization Method in a Mechanical Unit to M/S Manjulas Food Pvt. Ltd (23rd March, 2019) and Easter Condiments Pvt. Ltd (10th Feb, 2021)
  • Best Poster award: Bhavesh Chavhan, Shahu, C., Agarwal, A. K., Deshmukh, G.P. and Kavitkar, R. S. Sorption Isotherm and Isosteric Heat of Dairy Whitener. 11th National Convention & Seminar on Dairy Process Engineering from Farm to Table, Indore, October 21-22, (2018).
  • Best Poster award: Naveen Jose, Gajanan Deshmukh, Menon Rekha Ravindra, B. Surendra Nath and Jayraj Rao. Engineering Properties of PaladaPayasam Instant Dry Mix. National Conference on Emerging Trends in Food Technology and advanced Chemistry JNANA CHILUME (2019), Jain University, Bangalore.

No. of Publications

Research: 21Review:11   Books Chapter: 09      Popular Article: 26


  • Process Optimisation for the Mechanised dry-crystallisation of Rice flake–milk Pudding Mix. Gajanan Panditrao Deshmukh, Menon R. Ravindra. G Naveen Jose, S. Surendranath and B. C. Ghosh. International Journal Dairy Technology, 2022. (NAAS rating 10.37)
  • Impact of pulsed electric field treated milk on quality of paneer and khoa. BirwalPreeti, Menon Rekha Ravindra, B Surendra Nath, Deshmukh Gajanan Panditrao. Food Science and Technology International, 2022. doi: 10.1177/10820132221102277. (NAAS rating 8.02)
  • Moisture Sorption Behavior and Thermodynamic Properties of Dry-crystallized Paladapayasam (rice flakes milk pudding) Mix determined using Dynamic Vapour Sorption Method. Gajanan Panditrao Deshmukh, Menon R. Ravindra. G, Naveen Jose, Prasant G. Wasnik and Ananta V. Dhotre. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation,2020. (NAAS rating 8.19)
  • Sorption and Thermodynamic properties of Dry-Crystallized PaladaPayasam mix prepared using Manual and Mechanical stirring. Naveen Jose, Menon, Reka Ravindra, Gajanan Deshmukh and K. Jayraj Rao. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2020. (NAAS rating 8.70)
  • Control of Matting Temperature during Pressing of Paneer and Its Effect on Paneer Quality. Suryawanshi Anup Arvind, Menon Rekha Ravindra, M. Manjunatha, F. MagdalineEljeeva Emerald, Gajanan P. Deshmukh, Rupesh Datir. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2019, 56(4):1715-1722. (NAAS rating 8.70)
  • Application of Image analysis Technique to determine Cleaning of Ohmic Heating System for Milk. Priyanka Rangi, P. S. Minz, Gajanan P. Deshmukh, P. Subramani, Ripudaman Singh. Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2019, 59(6):1453-1458. (NAAS rating 8.70)
  • Moisture Sorption Characteristics of Kalakand- A Traditional Indian Dairy Product. Gajanan Deshmukh, AG Bhadania, PreetiBirwal, Rupesh Datir and Saurabh Patel. Indian Journal of Dairy Science, 2018, 71(1):28-34. (NAAS rating 8.70)
  • Design & Construction of VFBD and Drying Kinetics of Muskmelon Seed. Saqib Gulzar, Gajanan Deshmukh, PreetiBirwal, Saurabh Shankar Patel and Pragati Singham. International Archive of Applied Science and Technology, 2017, 8(2):56-61. (NAAS rating 4.36)
  • Moisture Sorption Hysteresis in Kalakand- at Different Temperatures. Gajanan Deshmukh, A. G Bhadania, PreetiBirwal, Rupesh Datir, Saurabh Patel and Divakar Mishra. International Journal of Pure and Applied Bioscience, 2017, 5(5):68-73. (NAAS rating 5.95)