JOHN DON BOSCO S. Professor

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  • Department of Food Science & Technology
  • School of Life Sciences
  • sjdbosco@yahoo.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph. D Agriculture Processing Enginerring TNAU 1997
2 M. E Civil Enginerring Anna University 1986
3 B.E Agricultural Enginerring TNAU 1984

Area of Specializaion

Agricultural Process Enginerring

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best teacher award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2019 Nil
2 Best whole grains Thesis – Ph. D (South Asia) – 2016 award was received by Dr. Shabir Ahmad Mir which was awarded by INTERNATIONAL Whole Grain Research Foundation 2016 0.00
3 Best teacher award of for the year 2015-16 REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2016 0.00
4 Best teacher award of for the year 2012-13 REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2013 0.00
5 ICAR awards for outstanding multi-disciplinary team research in agriculture and allied sciences for the biennium 2003 – 2004 NATIONAL ICAR 2004 0.00

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor & Head Food Processing Engineering SRM Univeristy
2 Reader Food Sci. & Tech Pondicherry University
3 Associate Professor Food Sci. & Tech Pondicherry University
4 Professor Food Sci. & Tech Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Scientist CPCRI ICAR Food Product & Processing Equipment development
2 Professor & Heqd Food Process Engg SRM Univeristy Prodcut development
3 Reader Food Sci. & Tech Pondicherry University Prodcut development
4 Associate Professor Food Sci. & Tech. Pondicherry University Food processing
5 Professor Food Sci. & Tech. Pondicherry University Food processing

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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1 Phytochemical properties of spray dried jamun juice powder as affected by encapsulating agents Raman, R. K., Santhalakshmy, S., John, S., Bosco, D., & Ganguly, S Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 9(3), 599-602. 2020 5052
2 Technological and nutritional properties of gluten-free snacks based on brown rice and chestnut flour. Mir, S. A., Bosco, S. J. D., & Shah, M. A. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences 18(1), 89-94. 2019 3.56
3 Effect of Extraction Temperature and Different Carrier Agents on Physicochemical and Antioxidant Properties of Spray-Dried Murraya koenigii (Linn.) Le Vandana Sablania, S.J.D. Bosco & Shubham Rohilla Advances in Plant & Microbial Biotechnology 85-93 2019 2.0
4 Antimicrobial and antioxidant properties of spray dried Murraya koenigii leaf powder Vandana Sablania, S.J.D. Bosco, Tanveer Ahmed, VV Sarma Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization 13(3), 2288-2297 2019 1.648
5 Extraction process optimization of Murraya koenigii leaf extracts and antioxidant properties Vandana Sablania, S.J.D. Bosco & Mudasir Bashir Journal of Food Science & Technology 56(12), 5500-5508 2019 1.946
6 Optimization of spray drying parameters for Murraya koenigii (Linn) leaves extract using response surface methodology Vandana Sablania & S.J.D. Bosco Powder Technology 335, 35-41 2018 4.142
7 Effect of spray drying on physical properties of sugarcane juice powder (Saccharum officinarum L.) Jyoti Nishad, Cynthia J, Shabir Ahmad Mir & Sowriappan John Don Bosco Food Sci Technol 54(3):687–697 2017 1.797
8 Effect of spray drying on physical properties of sugarcane juice powder (Saccharum officinarum L.) Cynthia. S. J and Bosco. S. J. D J. Food Sci Technol. DOI: 10.1007/s13197-017-2507-x 2017 1.24
9 Effect of apple pomace on quality characteristics of brown rice based cracker Mir, S. A., Bosco, S. J. D., Shah, M. A., Santhalakshmy, S., & Mir, M. M. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 16(1), 25-32. 2017 3.56
10 Evaluation of shelf life of retort pouch packaged Rogan josh, a traditional meat curry of Kashmir, India Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Shabir Ahmad Mir, K. V. Sunooj and S. John Don Bosco Food Packaging and Shelf Life 12, 76-82 2017 4.244
11 Microgreens: Production, shelf life, and bioactive components. Mir, S. A., Shah, M. A., Bosco SJD., & Mir, M. M. Critical reviews in food science and nutrition. 57(12), 2730-2736. 2017 6.704
12 Microencapsulation of Murraya koenigii L. leaf extract using spray drying Vandana Sablania, John Don Bosco, Shubham Rohilla and Manzoor Ahmad Shah. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization 12 (2), 892-901, 2017 1.18
13 Effect of puffing on physical and antioxidant properties of brown rice. Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco Food Chemistry 191, 139-146 2016 4.052
14 Application of Glass Transition in Food Processing S. Balasubramanian , Apramita Devi , K. K. Singh , S. J.D Bosco & Ashish M. Mohite Critical review in Food Science and Nutrition, 56:919 -936 2016 2.71
15 Process Optimization and Characterization of Popped Brown Rice Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco International Journal of Food Properties, 19:2102–2112 2016 1.586
16 Process optimization and characterization of popped Brown Rice Mir, S. A., Bosco, S. J. D., Shah, M. A., Mir, M. M., & Sunooj, K. V. International Journal of Food Properties 19(9), 2102-2112 2016 1.398
17 Effect of gamma irradiation on physicochemical properties of brown rice. Shabir Ahmad Mir, John Don Bosco, Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Mohammed Maqbool Mir, Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj International Journal of Food Engineering (doi: 10.1515/ijfe-2015-0038 2015 3.199
18 Rice: Parboiling and milling properties Shabir Ahmad Mir, John Don Bosco, Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Mohammed Maqbool Mir, Shaiq Ahmad Ganai International Journal of Food Engineering (doi: 10.1515/ijfe-2015-0204) 2015 3.199
19 Physical and structural properties of spray dried tamarind (Tamarindus indica.L) pulp extract powder with encapsulating hydrocolloids Cynthia. S. J and Bosco. S. J. D Int. J. of Food Properties. 18:1793-1800 2015 1.586
20 Effect of inlet temperature on physicochemical properties of spray-dried jamun fruit juice powder Santhalakshmy, John Don Bosco, Sneha Francis, Mallela Sabeena Powder Technology 274 : 37–43 2015 2.759
21 Effect of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on the physicochemical properties of modified atmosphere packaged raw beef MA Shah, SJD Bosco, SA Mir Food Packaging and Shelf Life 3, 31-38 2015 4.244
22 Process Optimization for Tamarindus Indica. L Pulp Extraction Using Response Surface Methodology Cynthia. S. J and Bosco. S. J. D International journal of scientific research, 2, ISSN No. -2277-8179 2015 6.391
23 Physico chemical analysis of sapota (manilkara zapota) coated By edible aloevera gel Soumya Bhol and John Don Bosco International journal of applied science and Biotechnology, 3(1): 20-25 2015 4.342
24 Quality characteristics and antioxidant properties of breads incorporated with pomegranate whole fruit bagasse Soumya Bhol, S. John Don Bosco & L. Divyajyoti Journal Of Food Science And Technology DOI 10.1007/s13197-015-2085-8 2015 1.241
25 Variety Difference in quality characteristics, antioxidant properties and mineral composition of brown rice Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco J. of Food measurement and Characterisation. online 2015 0.521
26 Optimization of Aqueous Enzymatic Extraction of Virgin Coconut Oil through Coconut Milk Ravindra Kumar Agarwal and John Don Bosco Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 46, 2014 2014 1.953
27 Influence of Malted Finger Millet and Red Kidney Flour on Quality Characteristics of Developed Bread. Soumya Bhol and John Don Bosco LWT- Food Science & Technology 55, 294-300. 2014 2.711
28 Plant extracts as natural antioxidants in meat and meat products. Manzoor Ahmad Shah and John Don Bosco Meat Science 98, 21-33 2014 2.801
29 Optimization of viscozyme-L assisted extraction of coconut milk and virgin coconut oil RK Agarwal, S.J.D. Bosco Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research 33(4), 276-284 2014 2.3
30 Effect of extraction processes on physicochemical properties and antioxidant activity of virgin coconut oil Ravindra Kumar Agarwal and John Don Bosco Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet. 51 : 408-416 2014 1.76
31 Cultivar difference in physicochemical properties of starches and flours from temperate rice of Indian Himalayas Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco Food Chemistry 157, 448-456. 2014 4.052
32 Effect of red kidney bean flour on bread. Soumya Bhol and John Don Bosco Open access Lib. J, 2014, 1-6 2014 0.2
33 Effect of soaking temperature on physical and functional properties of parboiled rice cultivars grown in temperate region of India Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4 (03), 282-288 2013 1.202
34 Enrichment of Yeast Leavened Bread by Pomegranate Bagasse Powder. Soumya Bhol and John Don Bosco Journal of Scientific Research, 2(5), 298-300. 2013 3.182
35 Evaluation of physical properties of rice cultivars grown in the temperate region of India Shabir Ahmad Mir, John Don Bosco, Kappat Valiyapeediyekkal Sunooj International Food Research Journal 20 (4), 1521-1527 2013 0.062
36 Evaluation of physical properties of rice cultivars grown in the temperate region of India. Mir, S. A., Bosco, S. J. D., & Sunooj, K. V. International Food Research Journal 20(4) 2013 0.662
37 Thermal properties of ambient ground fenugreek Shabir Ahmad Mir and John Don Bosco Advance in applied science research, 5 (1) :1-4 2013 3.52
38 Optimisation of process conditions for the development of tomato foam by Box-Behnken Design S. Balasubramanian , Apramita Devi , K. K. Singh , S. J.D Bosco & Ashish M. Mohite Food Nutrition Sciences, 3, 925-930 2012 1.202

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Variations in Brown Rice Quality Among Cultivars Shabir Ahmad Mir, Manzoor Ahmad Shah, and Sowriappan John Don Bosco Brown Rice Springer 2017 ISBN 978-3-319-59011-0
2 Optimization of process for developing new type of baked product. Bhol, S., & Bosco, S.J.D. & Muralikrishna, L. In Recent Trends in Agro Food Processing Technologies Pondicherry University 2012 81-87299-57-6, pp: 119-129.
3 Process optimization for preparation of nutritive tamarind candy Cynthia, S.J., Bosco, S.J.D., & Seethalakshmi, S. Recent Trends in Agro Food Processing Technologies, Pondicherry University 2012 81-87299-57-6, pp: 130-143

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Quantification, Characterisation and Evaluation of Antioxidant Activity of Spray Dried Syzygiumcumini(Jamun) Fruit Pulp Powder UGC 2013-2017 15.2 2013

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.SC 9 Food Science & Technology
2 2019 M.SC 9 Food Sci. & Tech.
3 2018 M.SC 8 Food Sci. & Tech.

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 S.J. Cynthia 30-07-2010 R24028 Effect of modified atmosphere packaging and spray drying of tamarind pulp on its shelf life YES 05-09-2014 YES 02-04-2015
2 Soumya Bhol 01-09-2010 R24170 Quality characteristics of yeast leavened bread incorporated with functional ingredients. YES 01-08-2014 YES 02-02-2015
3 Ravindra Kumar Agrwal 01-09-2009 R23980 Optimization of extraction processes for evaluation of functional properties and storage stability of virgin coconut oil YES 02-05-2016 YES 11-11-2016
4 Shanthalakshmi 01-08-2012 Quantification, characterization and evaluation of antioxidant activity of spray dried Syzygium cumini (Jamun) fruit pulp powder YES 05-01-2017 YES 06-09-2017
5 Manzoor Ahmad Shah 01-08-2012 Processing and preservation of beef using thermal and non thermal technologies YES 01-06-2017 YES 02-10-2017
6 Ms. Vandana 01-07-2015 1500158002 Encapsulation of bioactive components of Murraya koenigii leaves extract by spray drying and its characterization YES 01-11-2018 YES 22-04-2019
7 Shabir Ahmad Mir 01-07-2011 R25166 Physicochemical and functional characterization of brown rice cultivars of temperate Indian Himalayas for the development of value added products. YES 01-09-2014 YES 02-04-2015

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
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E-Lecture Details

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Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 State of art technologies for processing of coconut based niche products XL COCOTECH meeting 1 – 5, July 2003 Colombo, Sri Lanka International 01-07-2003 05-07-2002 2003

Conferences/Seminars Organized

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Workshop Organized

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Member, Advisory committee, VCRC Teaching 2020
2 Chairman, Special Board of Studies Manakula Vinayagar Institute of Technology, Pondicherry 2019
3 Member of UG Board of Studies in Home Science of Avvaiyar Govt. College of women, Kariakal for the Home Science of Avvaiyar Govt. College of women, Kariakal 2015

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 External Member of Special Board of Studies for start of the M. Sc Food Science and Technology 2009-2010 for formulating the curriculum as well as syllabus.
2 Head of the Department, Dept. of Food Sci. & Tech., Pondicherry University, from March 2015 to March 2016 dayn to activities ofthe department
3 Member in the School Board of Studies of School of Life Sciences, Pondicherry University for the period 2012-15 Member in the School Board
4 Member in the Department Board of Studies, Dept. of Food Sci. & Tech., Pondicherry University since 2009 Member in the Department Board of Studies, Dept. of Food Sci. & Tech.,

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