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Dr Pramod Mahajan

Working Group Leader: Packaging & Storage

Department: System Process Engineering

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Program areas

Research areas

  • Post Harvest Technology for horticultural commodities: CA storage, MA packaging, humidity & ethylene control
  • Mathematical modelling in postharvest handling: Packaging design and shelf life prediction 
  • Sensors for physiological and thermodynamic properties of fresh produce
  • Sustainable packaging solutions and applications for fresh produce


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Curriculum Vitae

1996: B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering), Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, Maharashtra, India

1998: M. Tech. (Post Harvest Engineering), Agricultural & Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India

2002: Ph. D. (Post Harvest and Food Engineering), Department of Agricultural & Food Engineering, IIT, Kharagpur, India

2002: Lecturer, Department of Food Processing Technology, ADIT, Anand, India

2002: Post-doctoral Researcher, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland

2007: College Lecturer, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering, UCC, Cork, Ireland

2010: Research Fellow, Department of Process and Chemical Engineering, UCC, Cork, Ireland

2012: Senior Researcher, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), Montpellier, France

2013: Visiting Senior Scientist, Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

2014: Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Department of Horticultural Engineering, ATB, Potsdam, Germany