Dr Vishweshwaraiah Prakash

Chairman, India Region of European Hygienic and Engineering Design. President, International Society for Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals and Naturals (ISNNAN) Vice-President, International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) Former Director of CFTRI, Mysore, India and Distinguished Scientist of CSIR-India, EHEDG, ISNNAN& IUNS


Areas of Interest:

PROTEINS & ENZYMES ENGINEERING, FOOD SAFETY, SCALE UP OF
NUTRITION, HYGEINIC ENGINEERING AND DESIGN, NUTRACEUTICALS
FOOD INGREDIENTS, HEALTH and WELLNESS FOODS, HARMONISATION OF REGULATIONS,
CAPACITY BUILDING, INNOVATIONS IN FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, IPR..

Specialization:

Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology, Nutrition, Bioengineering, Biochemistry.

Consultancy Areas:

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Sector Associated With:

R&D

Sectors Interested to Offer Service:

Educational / Academic institutions, Industry (Private), Industry (PSUs), R&D Organizations, Government (including funding agencies), Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Law Enforcement Agencies, Individuals

Major Professional Contributions:

DrPrakash has significantly contributed on Proteins and Enzymes, their biophysical and biochemical properties for scaling up of enzymes and proteins, hydrolysates, with innovative Chemistry of food products, food and nutrition and health products and in institution building, policy making,food regulations for nutraceuticals, nutritionals and naturals. He has more than 200 peer reviewed research publications, about 55patents to his credit, nearly 50Ph.Ds being guided by him directly (including masters) more than 700 chief guest, convocation and inaugural addressesboth in India and Abroad. He is decorated with Padmashree, Bhatnagar,Rajyothsava and many Lifetime Achievement Awards..

Professional Experience:

  • Distinguished Scientist CSIR-India
  • Director, CFTRI, Mysore
  • President, IAFoST, Canada
  • President, Nutrition Society of India.
  • Adjunct Professor, TUFTS University, Boston.

Keywords:

Proteins and Enzymes, Food Safety, Food Science and Technology, Hygienic Engineering and Design, Thermodynamics,Food Regulations, Capacity building, Innovation in New Food Products, Nutraceutical, Nutrition..

 

Contact Information

Office

Dr.V.PRAKASH, FRSC
(Chair IFRIFANS Center&
EHEDG India Region)
No.58, 5A MAIN
VONTIKOPPAL
MYSORE-570002
Tel : 98450 48854 (cell)
0821-4263004 (office)

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Education

  • B.Sc., (Physics, Chemistry, Maths), 1970, Yuvaraja’s College, University of Mysore, Mysore
  • M.Sc., (Food Technology)1972, CFTRI,University of Mysore, Mysore
  • PhD.,(Food Technology) 1976, CFTRI,University of Mysore, Mysore
  • CFS, Certified Food Scientist, 2013, Institute of Food Technologists, USA.

 

Awards and Major Professional Recognitions

  • Padmashree Award
  • ShantiswarupBhatnagar Prize
  • FICCI Award
  • KARNATAKA RAJYOTHSAVA AWARD
  • Lifetime achievement Award of IUFoST, Govt. of Karnataka and KSSTA.

Link to Website


INAE Section Affiliated IV: Chemical Engineering


Year of Election to Fellowship: 2003


Year of Birth: 1951