Food Science 2021

Rajiv Arora

Associate Professor and Head, Shaheed Bhagat Singh State University, Ferozepur, India

Biography

Rajiv Arora is working as Head of the Chemical Engineering Department of Shaheed Bhagat Singh State Technical Campus, Ferozepur (India). He has done in Ph.D in the field of biofuels from Panjab University, Chandigarh (India). He has more than 21 years of teaching experience and 5 years of Industrial experience. His research areas include biofuels from waste biomass, heterogeneous catalysis, extraction of oils/nutrients & by-products from biomass, environmental engineering and photo-catalytic degradation. He has applied for 2 patents and published more than 30 research papers.  He is the chairman and members of board of studies in Chemical Engineering of many Universities in India. He provides consultancy to many edible oil industries regarding the process intensification, extraction of valuable nutrients and optimization. He is the recipient of numerous national awards and financial grants for his research work in the field of biofuels and extraction of nutrients. His innovation ‘Low Cost Nutrients from Rice Bran’ has been placed among the top 10 innovations of 2017 by ‘Millennium Alliance’.

Reaearch Interest

His research areas include biofuels from waste biomass, heterogeneous catalysis, extraction of oils/nutrients & by-products from biomass, environmental engineering and photo-catalytic degradation.