Name

Dr. Parmjit S. Panesar

Designation

Professor

Department

Deptt. of Food Engg. & Technology

Educational Qualification

M.Sc. Ph.D., Post Doctorate (UK)

Experience

Academic/Research: 20 years (Post Ph.D.)
Industrial: 1 year & 6 months

Book authored

Science and Technology of Fruit Wine Production (2017), M.R. Kosseva, V.K. Joshi, P.S. Panesar (ISBN 9780128008508), Academic Press, USA, UK
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing : Opportunities and Challenges, Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha, Published by CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA [2014]
Bio-organic Chemistry, H.K. Chopra. A. Parmar and P.S. Panesar, Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.,
New Delhi. [2012]
Bio-processing of Foods,
P.S. Panesar, H.K. Sharma, B.C. Sarkar, published by Asiatech Publishers Inc. (ISBN: 81-87680-27-X), New Delhi [2011]
Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, P. S. Panesar, S. S. Marwaha, H.K. Chopra, (ISBN 978-93-80026-33-6), Published by IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. [2010]
Food Chemistry,
H.K. Chopra and P.S. Panesar, Published by Narosa Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. (ISBN 978-81-8487-039-8), New Delhi.[International Edition has been published by Alpha Science International Ltd.Harrow U.K.[2010] (ISBN 978-1-84265-599-3).

Professional Membership

 Life Member of International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses (IFIBiop)
 Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), India.
 Life member of Biotechnology Research Society of India (BRSI).
 Life member of Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI).
 Life Member of Punjab Academy of Sciences (PAS), India.
 Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), India.
 Life Member of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (AFSTi), Mysore

Award

 Awarded ‘Better Opportunities for Young Scientists in Chosen Areas of Science & Technology (BOYSCAST)’ fellowship by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt of India, New Delhi.
 Awarded “Young Scientist Fellowship” in 1999 by PSCST, India
 Awarded CSIR – Senior Research Fellowship in April, 1997

Publications

Research Publications:

 100+ Research Papers/Reviews published in Journals including high impact factors (10.597, 6.542, 6.077 etc)
 25 Chapters published in Books
 50 Book reviews published
 100+ Papers presented conferences

Research Papers/Reviews published in National/International Journals:
Omchand Singh, Parmjit S. Panesar* and Harish K. Chopra (2017). Response surface optimization for cellulose production from agro-industrial waste by using new bacterial isolate Gluconobacter xylinus C18. Food Science and Biotechnology, (DOI 10.1007/s10068-017-0143-x).
Rachna Sehrawat*, Parmjit S. Panesar (2017). Biopigment produced by Monascus purpureus MTCC 369 in submerged and solid fermentation. Pigment & Resin Technology (Accepted).
Omchand Singh, Parmjit S. Panesar* and Harish K. Chopra (2017). Isolation and characterization of cellulose producing bacterial isolate from rotten grapes. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia. 14(1): 373-380.
Khan Nadiya Jan,
P.S. Panesar, J.C. Rana, Sukhcharn Singh (2017). Structural, thermal and rheological properties of starches isolated from Indian quinoa varieties. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 102: 315-322.
Nadiya Jan,
P.S. Panesar, Sukhcharn Singh (2017). Process standardization for isolation of quinoa starch and its characterization in comparison with other starches. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, DOI 10.1007/s11694-017-9574-6.
H.S. Garude*, P.S. Panesar and R.K. Gadhave (2017). Comparative study of various methods for extraction of antioxidants compound from bitter gourd seed. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Science.
http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.
Omchand Singh, P.S. Panesar* and Harish K. Chopra (2017). Production and optimization of bacterial cellulose with different carbon and nitrogen sources using Gluconobacter xylinus C18 strain. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 29(4): 933-936.
Rachna Sehrawat,
Parmjit S. Panesar, Tanya L. Swer, Anit Kumar (2017). Response surface methodology (RSM) mediated interaction of media concentration and process parameters for the pigment production by Monascus purpureus MTCC 369 under solid state fermentation. Pigment & Resin Technology, 46: 14–20.
V Bali, PS Panesar and MB Bera (2016). Trends in utilization of agro-industrial byproducts for production of bacteriocins and their biopreservative applications. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology,
6: 204-214.
V. Bali,
Parmjit S. Panesar, Manab B. Bera, and John F. Kennedy (2016) Bacteriocins: Recent trends and potential applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 56: 817-834.
Parmjit S. Panesar,
Rupinder Kaur, Gisha, Rajender S. Sangwan (2016) Bio-Processing of agro-industrial wastes for the production of food grade enzymes: Progress and Prospects. Applied Food Biotechnology, 3 (4):208-227.
P.S. Panesar and S. Kaur (2016) Screening of media components and process parameters for production of L(+) lactic acid from potato waste liquid using amylolytic Rhizopus oryzae. pp. 1 –11 (DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1556/066.2016.0013) (Published online).
V. Bali, P. S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and R. Panesar (2015) Fructo-oligosaccharides: Production, purification and potential applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55(11): 1475-1490
Parmjit S. Panesar and Shubhneet Kaur (2015). Bioutilisation of Agro-industrial Waste for Lactic Acid Production. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50: 2143-2151.
Basharat Yousuf,
Parmjit S. Panesar, Harish K. Chopra and Khalid Gul (2015). Characterization of secondary metabolites from various solvent extracts of saffron floral waste. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., India, Sect. B Biol. Sci. DOI 10.1007/s40011-015-0547-4.
S. Kaur, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and V. Kaur (2015). Simple Sequence Repeat Markers in Genetic Divergence and Marker Assisted Selection of Rice Cultivars: A Review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55: 41-49 Doi: 10.1080/10408398.2011.646363.
Reeba Panesar,
Shubhneet Kaur, Parmjit S. Panesar (2015). Production of microbial pigments utilizing agro-industrial waste: a review. Current Opinion in Food Science, 1: 70-76.
Gisha,
Parmjit S. Panesar*, Manab B. Bera and Shubhneet Kaur (2014). Bioutilization of whey for ethanol production using yeast isolate. International Journal of Food and Fermentation Technology, 4: 107-112.
Varinder Kaur,
M.B. Bera, P.S. Panesar, H.K. Chopra and J.F. Kennedy (2014). Welan Gum: Microbial Production, Characterization, and Applications. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 65: 454-461.
V Bali, PS Panesar, MB Bera and John Kennedy (2014). Bacteriocins: Recent trends and potential applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, (Published online) doi: 10.1080/10408398.2012.729231.
V Bali, PS Panesar and MB Bera (2014). Potential of immobilization technology in bacteriocin production and antimicrobial packaging: A Review. Food Reviews International,
30(3): 244-263
PS Panesar, V Bali and S Rani (2014). Physico-chemical, textural and sensory analysis of aloe vera fortified probiotic yoghurt. Current Nutrition and Food Science 10(3): 228-233.
V Bali, PS Panesar and MB Bera (2014). Trends in utilization of agro-industrial byproducts for production of bacteriocins and their biopreservative applications. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology (Published online) DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2014.947916
V Bali, PS Panesar and MB Bera (2014). Utilization of agro-industrial byproducts for bacteriocin production using newly isolated Enterococcus faecium BS13. International Journal of Biological,
Veterinary, Agricultural and Food Engineering 8(6): 507-511.
Shubhneet Kaur, Parmjit S. Panesar, Manab B. Bera and Shweta Kumari (2014) Physicochemical, textural, pasting, and in vitro digestion properties of some basmati and non-basmati rice cultivars. International Journal of Food Properties, 17: 1055-1066

Reeba Panesar

, Parmjit S. Panesar and Manab B. Bera. (2014). Evaluation of different media for fermentative production of biopigments using yeast cultures. Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences 16:163-168.
S. Kumari, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and H.K. Chopra (2013) Comparative studies on physico-chemical characterization of yeast cells entrapped with alginate and hybrid beads. Iran Polym J DOI 10.1007/s13726-013-0206-7
P.S. Panesar*, S. Kumari and R. Panesar (2013) Biotechnological approaches for the production of Prebiotics and their potential applications. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 33(4): 345-64.
S. Kumari, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2013) Statistical modeling of β-galactosidase production from novel yeast isolate using cheese whey. Journal of Scientific & Industrial Research,
8(6): 567-572.
V. Kaur,
M.B. Bera*, P.S. Panesar, H.K. Chopra (2013) Production and characterization of exopolysaccharide produced by Alcaligenes faecalis B14. International Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering Research. 4: 365-374
S. Kumari, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and Reeba Panesar (2013) Permeabilization of a newly isolated Kluyveromyces sp. for the preparation of whole cell biocatalysis with β-galactosidase activity. International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences 2(1): 22-26
V. Bali P.S. Panesar* and Manab B. Bera (2013) Effect of bacteriocin extracted from Enterococcus faecium BS 13 on shelf life of paneer and khoya. International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences 2(1): 5-11
V. Bali, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2013) Physiological, biochemical and molecular characterization of potential bacteriocin producer strain isolated from fermented barseem. Acta Alimentaria 43(4): 515-525.
S.M.R. Joshi, M.B. Bera and P.S. Panesar* (2012) Extrusion cooking of maize/spirulina mixture: factors affecting expanded product characteristics and sensory quality. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 38(2): 655-664
V. Bali, P.S. Panesar* and M. B. Bera (2012). Biopreservation: An emerging tool in food processing industry. Beverage and Food World 39(10): 50-59
S. Kaur, P.S. Panesar* and M. B. Bera (2012). Genetically modified foods: Global status, potential benefits and safety concerns. Journal Punjab Academy of Sciences 9-10(1&2): 28-33
P. S. Panesar* and John F Kennedy (2012) Biotechnological approaches for the value addition of whey. Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 32(4): 327-348
P.S. Panesar*, Y. Chavan, H.K. Chopra, and J.F. Kennedy (2012) Production of microbial cellulose: Response surface methodology approach, Carbohydrate Polymers 87: 930– 934
P.S. Panesar* and Shweta Kumari (2011) Lactulose: Production, Purification and Potential applications. Biotechnology Advances, 29: 940–948
S.K. Nayak, P.S. Panesar and H. Kumar* (2011) Non-genotoxic p53-activators and their significance as antitumor therapy of future. Current Medicinal Chemistry 18: 1038-1049.
P.S. Panesar* (2011) Fermented dairy products: Starter cultures and potential nutritional benefits. Food and Nutrition Sciences 2: 47-51
S. Kaur, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2011) Studies on evaluation of grain quality attributes of some basmati and non basmati rice cultivars. Journal of Food Quality 34: 435-441
V. Bali, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2011) Isolation, screening and evaluation of antimicrobial activity of potential bacteriocin producing lactic acid bacteria isolate. Microbiology Journal 1(3): 113-119
P.S. Panesar* and C. Shinde (2011) Effect of storage on syneresis,
pH, lactobacillus acidophilus count, Bifidobacterium bifidum count of Aloe vera fortified probiotic yoghurt. Current Research in Dairy Sciences 4: 17-23
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2011) Development of low cost medium for the production of biosurfactants. Asian Journal of Biotechnology 3(4): 388-396
S. Kumari, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2011) Production of β-galactosidase using Novel Yeast Isolate from Whey. International Journal of Dairy Science 6(2): 150-157
S. Kumari, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and B. Singh (2011) Permeabilization of yeast cells for β-galactosidase activity using mixture of organic solvents: a response surface methodology approach. Asian Journal of Biotechnology 3(4): 406-414
S.K. Nayak, H. Kumar* and P.S. Panesar (2011) Synthesis of various dithiocarbamate esters through regioselective thiolation of 2-aminothiazole. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry 1
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar, R.S. Singh, J.F. Kennedy* (2011) Hydrolysis of milk lactose in a packed bed reactor system using immobilized yeast cells. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 86: 42-46
S.K. Nayak, P.S. Panesar and Harish Kumar* (2011) Synthesis and molecular field similarity study of p53 inhibitory activity of Thiazol-2-yl dithiocarbamate esters. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences 2: 850-855
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar*, N. Kumar and M.B. Bera (2010) Evaluation of bacterial strains for biosurfactant production from agro-industrial waste. Asian Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology & Environ. Sciences.12: 33-38
B. Singh, P.S. Panesar, V. Nanda and J.F. Kennedy* (2010) Optimization of osmotic dehydration process of carrot cubes in mixture of sucrose and sodium chloride solution. Food Chemistry 123: 590-600
P.S. Panesar*, Shweta Kumari, and R. Panesar (2010) Potential applications of immobilized β-galactosidase in food processing industries. Enzyme Research, Article ID 473137, 16 pages
P.S. Panesar*,
J.F. Kennedy, C.J. Knill and M.R. Kosseva (2010) Production of L(+) lactic acid by Lactobacillus casei from whey. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology 53: 219-226.
P.S. Panesar*, N. Kumar, S.S. Marwaha, and V.K. Joshi (2009) Vermouth production technology: An overview. Natural Product Radiance 8: 334-344
P.S. Panesar*, G. Kaur, R. Panesar and M.B. Bera (2009) Synbiotics: potential dietary supplements in functional foods. (http://www.foodsciencecentral.com/fsc/ixid15649). FST Bulletin, Food Science Central, IFIS Publishing UK
P.S. Panesar*,
Y.V. Chavan, M.B. Bera, O. Chand and H. Kumar (2009) Evaluation of Acetobacter strain for the production of microbial cellulose. Asian Journal of Chemistry 21: 099-102
P.S. Panesar*, R. Panesar and B. Singh (2009) Application of response surface methodology in the optimization of process parameters for the production of kinnow wine. Natural Product Radiance 8: 366-373
Reeba Panesar, P.S. Panesar*, D. Hasija, M.B. Bera and Harish Kumar (2009) Fermentative potential of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain for biosurfactant production Biological Forum-An International Journal. 1: 102-105
Gurpreet Kaur, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and B. Singh (2009) Optimization of permeabilization process for lactose hydrolysis in whey using response surface methodology. Journal of Food Process Engineering 32: 355–368
Gurpreet Kaur, P.S. Panesar*, M.B. Bera and H. Kumar (2009) Hydrolysis of whey lactose using CTAB-permeabilized yeast cells. Bioprocess & Biosystems Engineering 32: 63-67
M.R. Kosseva*, P.S. Panesar, G. Kaur, and J.F. Kennedy (2009) Use of immobilised biocatalysts in the processing of cheese whey. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 45: 437-447
S.K. Nayak, P.S. Panesar and H. Kumar* (2009) p53- induced apoptosis and inhibitors of p53. Current Medicinal Chemistry, 16: 2627-2640
P.S. Panesar* (2008) Application of response surface methodology in the permeabilization of yeast cells for lactose hydrolysis. Biochemical Engineering Journal 39: 91-96
A. Thakur, P.S. Panesar* and M. Singh (2008) Parametric optimization of lactic acid extraction from aqueous solution in a mixed flow reactor using emulsion liquid membrane by response surface methodology. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Quarterly 22: 157-167
B. Singh*, P.S. Panesar and V. Nanda (2008) Optimization of osmotic dehydration process of carrot cubes in sucrose solution. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 31: 1-20
B. Singh*, P.S. Panesar, V. Nanda, and MB. Bera (2008) Optimization of osmotic dehydration process of carrot cubes in sodium chloride solution. International Journal of Food Engineering 4 (2) Art. 1, page 1-22
P.S. Panesar* (2008) Application of response surface methodology for maximal lactose hydrolysis in whole milk using permeabilized yeast cells. Acta Alimentaria 37: 191-203
M.B. Bera, P.S. Panesar*, R. Panesar and B. Singh (2008) Application of reverse micelle extraction process for amylase recovery using response surface methodology. Bioprocess Biosystems Engineering 31: 379-384
B. Singh, P.S. Panesar* and V. Nanda (2008). Osmotic dehydration kinetics of carrot cubes in sodium chloride solution. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. 43: 1361-1370.
P.S. Panesar* (2008) Production of β-D-galactosidase from whey using Kluyveromyces marxianus. Research Journal Microbiology 3: 24-29
P.S. Panesar*, Shweta Kumari, M.B. Bera and H. Kumar (2008) Lactulose: Production strategies and its applications. J. Punjab Academy of Sciences 5-6 (1 & 2)
P.S. Panesar*, J.F. Kennedy, C.J. Knill and M. Kosseva (2007) Applicability of pectate entrapped Lactobacillus casei cells for L(+) lactic acid production from whey. Applied Microbiology Biotechnology 74: 35-42
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar, R. S. Singh, J. F. Kennedy* & M. B. Bera (2007) Production of lactose hydrolyzed milk using ethanol permeabilized yeast cells. Food Chemistry 101, (2): 786-790
B. Singh,
P.S. Panesar, A.K. Gupta and J.F. Kennedy* (2007). Optimization of osmotic dehydration of carrot cubes in sucrose-salt solutions using response surface methodology. European Food Research Technology 225 (2), 157-165
B. Singh*, P.S. Panesar and V. Nanda (2007) Rehydration kinetics of un-osmosed and pre-osmosed carrot cubes. World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences 2: 10-17
P.S. Panesar*,
R. Panesar, R. S. Singh and M. B. Bera (2007) Permeabilization of yeast cells with organic solvents for β-Galactosidase activity. Research Journal Microbiology. 2: 34-41.
P.S. Panesar, S.S. Marwaha and J.F. Kennedy* (2007) Comparison of ethanol and temperature tolerance of Zymomonas mobilis strain in glucose and molasses medium. Indian Journal of Biotechnology 6: 74-77
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar*, R. S. Singh and M. B. Bera (2007) Applicability of alginate entrapped yeast cells for the production of lactose hydrolyzed milk. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 30: 472-484
P.S. Panesar,
J.F. Kennedy*, D.N. Gandhi and K Bunko (2007) Bio-utilization of whey for lactic acid production. Food Chemistry 105: 1-14
P.S. Panesar (2007) Kinetic analysis of lactose hydrolysis using Kluyveromyces marxianus cells immobilized by alginate and agar gel entrapment. International Journal of Dairy Science 2: 138-144
P.S. Panesar (2007) Lactose hydrolysis in whole milk using immobilized Kluyveromyces marxianus cells. American Journal of Food Technology 2(4): 288-294
B. Singh, P.S. Panesar*, V. Nanda, A.K. Gupta & J.F. Kennedy (2006) Application of response surface methodology for the osmotic dehydration of carrots. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 29: 592–614
A. Thakur, P.S. Panesar* and H. Kumar (2006) Trioctylamine enhanced transport of lactic acid using emulsion liquid membrane. J. Punjab Academy of Sciences
J.F. Kennedy*,
H. Kumar, P. S. Panesar, S. S. Marwaha, R. Goyal, A. Parmar and S. Kaur (2006) Enzyme catalyzed regioselective synthesis of sugar esters and related compounds. Journal of Chemical Technology &. Biotechnology 81: 866-876
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar, R. S. Singh, J. F. Kennedy* and M. B. Bera (2006) Process optimization for β-D-galactosidase production using yeast culture. Journal of Biological Sciences 6: 193-197
J.F. Kennedy*, P.S. Panesar, R. Grover, and S.S. Marwaha (2006) Continuous methanogenesis of black liquor of pulp and paper mill in an anaerobic baffled reactor using un immobilized cell system. Journal of Chemical Technology &. Biotechnology 81: 1277-1281
Y. Zhang, J.F. Kennedy*, C.J. Knill and P.S. Panesar (2006) Kinetic analysis of beer primary fermentation using yeast cells immobilised by ceramic support adsorption and alginate gel entrapment. Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes and Biotechnology 34(4): 395-405
B. Singh, P.S. Panesar, A.K. Gupta and J.F. Kennedy* (2006). Sorption isotherm behaviour of osmoconvectively dehydrated carrot cubes. Journal of Food Processing & Preservation 30: 684-698
B. Singh*, P.S. Panesar and V. Nanda (2006) Utilization of carrot pomace for the preparation of a value added product. World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences 1: 22-27
P.S. Panesar, R. Panesar, R. S. Singh, J. F. Kennedy* and H. Kumar (2006) Microbial production, immobilization and applications of β-D-galactosidase. Journal of Chemical Technology &. Biotechnology 81: 530-543
P.S. Panesar, S. S. Marwaha and J. F. Kennedy* (2006) Zymomonas mobilis- an alternative ethanol producer. Journal of Chemical Technology &. Biotechnology 81: 623-635
P.S. Panesar*, D. Hasija, M.B. Bera and H. Kumar (2006) Biosurfactants: Properties and Applications J. Punjab Academy of Sciences, 3: 41-49
R. Panesar,
R.S. Singh, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2005) Cell permeabilization technology and its applications in lactose hydrolysis. Biospectrum 7: 37-40
R. Panesar, R.S. Singh, P.S. Panesar* and M.B. Bera (2005) Screening of matrices for the immobilization of yeast cells for lactose hydrolysis. Asian Journal of Microbiology Biotechnology & Environmental Sciences 7(2): 319-322
Marwaha, S.S, P.S. Panesar*, J. Arora and R. Panesar (2004) Studies on the fermentative production of cider from apple juice concentrate. Indian Food Packer May- June, 73-77
P.S. Panesar*,
H.K. Sharma, R.Rai, H. Singh and M. Pandey (2003) Kinnow juice extraction by lye peeling treated hand pressed method and its shelf life in comparison to other methods. Journal of Dairy, Foods & Home Science. 22: 10-17
R. Panesar, P.S. Panesar, R.S. Singh* and M.B. Bera (2002) Screening of yeast strains for β-galactosidase production. Indian Journal of Microbiology 42:259-261
Marwaha, S.S., P.S. Panesar and V. Gulati (2001) Development of bench scale technology for the treatment of dairy waste waters by Candida parapsilosis MTCC 1965. Indian Journal of Microbiology (41): 285-287
Panesar, P.S., S.S. Marwaha, R. Panesar and M.B. Bera (2001) Performance of Zymomonas mobilis strain on glucose and molasses medium. Asian Journal Microbiology Environment Biotechnology, 3 (4): 283-285
Panesar,
P.S., S.S. Marwaha, S.S. Gill and R. Rai (2001) Screening of Zymomonas mobilis strains for ethanol production from molasses medium. Indian Journal of Microbiology (41): 187-189
Panesar, P.S., Marwaha, S.S., J. Arora and R. Rai (2000) Fermentative Production of Cider-Ginger Beverage. Beverage and Food World, 27 (2): 21-22
Panesar,
P.S., H.K. Sharma and R. Rai (2000). Kinnow juice preservation. Indian Food Pack. 79-84
Panesar, P.S., S.S.Marwaha and R.Rai (2000) Evaluation of ethanol production potential of Zymomonas mobilis strains. Asian Journal Microbiology Environment Biotechnology 2 (1-2): 15-19
Panesar, P.S., S.S. Marwaha and R.Rai (1999) Methanogenesis of black liquor of pulp and paper industry using UASB reactor in the biphasic system. Journal of Pollution Control, 15 (2): 157-163
Panesar,
P.S., R.Rai and S.S. Marwaha (1999) Biological Treatment of dairy industry wastewater. Asian Journal Microbiology Environment Biotechnology (1-2): 71-76
Panesar, P.S., S.S. Marwaha and R. Rai (1999) Development of bench scale technology for the treatment of dairy waste waters by Candida haemulonii MTCC 1964. Asian Journal Microbiology Environment Biotechnology (1-2): 25-28
Arora, N., P.S. Panesar and S.S. Marwaha (1999) Evaluation of different starter cultures for the production of quality dahi and their antibacterial activities. Indian Food Packer. July-Aug. 20-26
A.K. Jaiswal., H.K. Sharma, P.S. Panesar and P. Kumar (1999) HACCP concept in Chocalate Industry. Beverage and Food World. 26(5): 32-35
Marwaha, S.S., P.S.Panesar and B. Singh (1999). Methanogenesis of black liquor of pulp and paper industry using UASB reactor in the monophasic system. Pollution Research 18(2): 159-163
Marwaha, S.S., P.S. Panesar and B. Singh (1999). Effect of supplementation on the treatment of dairy effluents. Journal of Pollution Control, 15(1): 1-7
Marwaha,
S. S., P.S. Panesar and B. Singh (1998). Studies on the isolation of efficient yeast strain for the treatment of dairy wastewater. Pollution Research 17: 51-56
Singh, M., P.S. Panesar and S.S. Marwaha (1998) Studies on the suitability of kinnow fruits for the production of wine. Journal of Food Science and Technology 35: 455-57.

Chapters published in Books:

P.S. Panesar and S. Kaur (2015) Rice | Types and Composition. In Encyclopedia of Food and Health (Ed. Caballero, B; Finglas, P.M., Toldra, F), Academic Press, Elsevier (in press).
P.S. Panesar and V. Bali (2015) Prebiotics. In Biotransformation of Waste Biomass into High Value Biochemicals (Eds. Brar, S., Dhillon, G.S., Marcelo, F.), Springer Science + Business Media, New York. pp. 237-259
Parmjit S. Panesar and Satwinder S. Marwaha (2014) Biotechnology and its Role in Agriculture and Food Processing. In Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges (Ed. Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA.
P.S. Panesar,
Vandana Bali, Shweta Kumari, Neha Babbar and H.S. Oberoi (2013) Prebiotics. In Biotransformation of Waste Biomass into High Value Biochemicals, (Ed. S.K. Brar et al.), Springer, New York
Vandana Bali,
P.S. Panesar, M.B. Bera and Varinder Kaur (2011) Potential applications of lactic acid bacteria in functional foods. In Bio-processing of Foods (Ed. P.S. Panesar, H.K. Sharma, B.C. Sarkar), Asiatech Publishers Inc. (ISBN: 81-87680-27-X), New Delhi
Shubhneet Kaur,
P.S. Panesar, M.B. Bera and Reeba Panesar (2011) Biotechnological tools: potentials in food quality and safety. In Bio-processing of Foods (Ed. P.S. Panesar, H.K. Sharma, B.C. Sarkar), Asiatech Publishers Inc. (ISBN: 81-87680-27-X), New Delhi
P.S. Panesar,
S.S. Marwaha, S. Sharma and H. Kumar (2011) Preparation of Fortified Wines, In Hand Book of Enology: Principles, Practices and Recent Innovations (Ed. V.K. Joshi), Asiatech Publisher Inc., New Delhi. pp. 1021-1063.
P.S. Panesar, V.K. Joshi, R. Panesar and G.S. Abrol (2011) Vermouth: Technology of Production and Quality Characteristics. In Advances in Food and Nutrition Research (Ed. R.S. Jackson, S.L. Taylor), Elsevier Inc, USA
J.F. Kennedy,
C. J. Knill, L. Liu and P.S. Panesar (2011) Starch and its derived products: biotechnological and biomedical applications In Renewable Resources for Functional Polymers and Biomaterials, RSC Polymer Chemistry Series No. 1 (P. A. Williams, ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK. pp. 130-165.
P.S. Panesar,
H. Kumar, S.S. Marwaha (2010) Fundamentals of Enzymes. In Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, (Eds., P.S. Panesar, S.S. Marwaha, H.K. Chopra), IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp 1-50.
H. Kumar, P.S. Panesar, Reeba Panesar, S.S. Marwaha, A. Dua and J.F. Kennedy (2010) Immobilized Enzymes Food Processing. In Enzymes in Food Processing: Fundamentals & Potential Applications, (Eds. P.S. Panesar, S.S. Marwaha, H.K. Chopra), IK International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. pp 259-301.
P.S. Panesar, S. Kaur, G. Kaur and R. Panesar (2010) Gums, Organic acids and Vitamins. In Food Biotechnology: Principles and Practices (Eds. V.K. Joshi and R.S. Singh). IK International, New Delhi, pp. 563-608.
P.S. Panesar (2005) Biotechnology for Wastewater Treatment. In Recent Advances in Water Pollution Research. (Ed. Dr R.K. Trivedy), Book Enclave, Jaipur, pp. 99-110
P.S. Panesar (2005) Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment. In Recent Advances in Water Pollution Research. (Ed. Dr R.K. Trivedy), Book Enclave, Jaipur, pp. 265-276
H.K. Sharma and P.S. Panesar (2005) Wastewater management in Meat Industry. In Recent Advances in Water Pollution Research. (Ed. Dr R.K. Trivedy), Book Enclave, Jaipur, pp. 91-98
P.S. Panesar (2003) Treatment of Food Industry Waste. In Industrial Pollution and Environmental Management (Ed: Dr. R. K. Trivedy & N.S. Raman) Scientific Publishers, India. pp. 211-218
P.S. Panesar, S.S. Marwaha and J.K.Arora (2003) Ethanol Fermentation Technology of Zymomonas mobilis. In Biotechnology strategies in Agro-Processing (Eds S.S. Marwaha & J.K. Arora) Asiatech Publishers,
N. Delhi. pp. 196-206
Panesar,
P.S., H.K. Sharma and M. Kaur (2003) Whey utilization for the preparation of RTS beverages. In Biotechnology strategies in Agro-Processing (Eds S.S. Marwaha & J.K. Arora) Asiatech Publishers, N. Delhi. pp. 452-457
Panesar,
P.S., R. Rai and S.S. Marwaha (2002) Biotechnological approaches for the treatment of Dairy industry wastewater. In: Industry and Environment (Ed. R.K. Trivedy). Daya Publishing House, Delhi.pp.90-96.
Panesar,
P.S., S.S. Marwaha and H.K Sharma (2002) Advances in the treatment of Pulp and Paper industry effluents. In: Industry and Environment (Ed. R.K. Trivedy). Daya Publishing House, Delhi. pp. 186-192.
H. K. Sharma & P.S. Panesar (2002). Waste water from dairy industry and its management. In: Industry and Environment (Ed. R.K. Trivedy). Daya Publishing House, Delhi. pp. 109-112.
Panesar,
P.S., B. Singh and S.S. Marwaha (2002) Optimization of process parameters for efficient treatment of dairy industry effluents. In Biotechnology in Agriculture and Environment. (Eds. J.K. Arora, S.S. Marwaha and R. Grover). Asiatech Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 211-217
Panesar,
P.S., H.Chopra, S.S. Marwaha and V.K. Joshi (2000) Technologies for the production of alcoholic beverages. In Food Processing: Biotechnological Applications (Eds. Dr. S.S. Marwaha and Dr. J.K. Arora). Asiatech Publishers, New Delhi. pp. 191-208
Marwaha,
S.S., P.S. Panesar and H. Chopra (2000) Immobilized biocatalysts in food processing. In Post Harvest Technology. Vol. I (Eds. Dr. V. Joshi. & L.R. Verma) Indus publications, New Delhi, pp. 417-438
Marwaha,
S.S., P.S. Panesar and B. Singh (1998) Treatment of dairy industry effluents by indigenous yeast isolates. In Advances in Wastewater Treatment Technologies. Vol. I (Ed. Dr. R.K. Trivedy). Global Science Publishers Ltd. pp. 285-305.

Book Reviews Published:

Wine: A Scientific Exploration, M. Sandler and R. Pinder, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, USA, 2003
ISBN 0-415-24734-9
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 248

Chemistry and Technology of Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices, 2nd edn.
P.R. Ashurst (ed.),
Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2005
ISBN 1-4051-2286-2
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 248–249

Technology of Bottled Water, 2nd edn.
D. Senior and N. Dege (eds.)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2005
ISBN 1-4051-2038-X
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 60 (2005) 558

Starch in food: structure, functions and applications, A.C. Eliasson (ed.)
Woodhead Publishing Ltd,
Cambridge, England, 2004
ISBN 1-85573-731-0
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 383–384

Specialty Grains for Food and Feed
E. Abdel-Aal and Peter Wood (eds.)
American Association of Cereal Chemists, Inc., Minnesota, USA, 2005
ISBN1-891127-41-1
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 384

Functional foods, cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Arnoldi (ed.)
Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, England, 2004
ISBN 1-85573-735-3
[J.F. Kennedy & P.S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 480–481

Pharmaceutical Analysis
D.C. Lee and M.L. Webb
Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2003
ISBN 1-84127-335-X
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 481

Introduction to Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy
M.J. Duer (ed.)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2004, ISBN 1-4051-0914-9
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 482

Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering Reviews, S.E.Harding (ed)
Intercept Publishers Ltd.,
Dorset, UK, 2004
ISBN 1-898298-91-2
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 482–483

Herbal Medicinal Products, F. Gaedcke and H. Blasius (eds)
Medpharm Scientific Publishers Stuttgart, Germany, 2003
ISBN 0-8493-1023-7
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 483

Food Preservatives 2nd Edition
N.J. Russell and G.W. Gould (eds.)
Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, USA, , 2003
ISBN 0-306-47736-X
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 483-484

Improving the thermal processing of foods
P Richardson (ed.)
Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, England, 2004
ISBN 01-85573-730-2
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 61 (2005) 484-485

Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering, L.L. Hench and J.R. Jones (Eds.)
Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, England and CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 1-85573-737-X
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 37 (2005) 291

G Protein-Coupled Receptors as Drug Targets: Analysis of Activation and Constitutive Activity, R. Seifert and T. Wieland (Eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-30819-9
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 37 (2005) 291–292

Leukocyte Trafficking: Molecular Mechanisms, Therapeutic Targets, and Methods, Hamann and B. Engelhardt (Eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31228-5
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 37 (2005) 292

Asian Functional Foods
J. Shi, C.-T. Ho and F. Shahidi (Eds.)
CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5855-2
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 62 (2005) 391

Food Carbohydrates: Chemistry, Physical Properties, and Applications
S.W. Cui (Ed.)
CRC Press,
Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8493-1574-3
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 62 (2005) 392

Structural Analysis of Polymeric Composite Materials
M.E. Tuttle (Ed.)
Marcel Dekker, Inc., NY, USA, 2004, ISBN 0-8247-4717-8
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 143

Biocatalysts and Enzyme Technology, K Buchholz, V. Kasche, U.T. Bornsceuer (eds.)
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-30497-5
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 144

Handbook of Affinity Chromatography, 2nd ed.
D.S. Hage (Ed.)
CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
ISBN 0-8247-4057-2
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 287

Cheese: Chemistry, Physics and Microbiology, 3rd Ed.
Vol. 1,
General Aspects, Vol. 2, Major Cheese Groups, P.F. Fox, P.L.H. McSweeney, T.M. Cogan and T. P. Guinee (Eds.)
Elsevier Academic Press, London, UK, 2004
ISBN,
Vol. 1, 0-12-263652-X; Vol. 2, 0-12-263653-8
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 287–288
Ewing’s Analytical Instrumentation Handbook
J. Cazes (Ed.)
Marcel Dekker, NY, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5348-8
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 289
Scanning Probe Microscopes: Applications in Science and Technology
K.S. Birdi (Ed.)
CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2003
ISBN 0-8493-0930-1
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 289–290

Biodegradable systems in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, R.L. Reis and J.S. Román (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8493-1936-6
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 38 (2006) 78

NMR Spectroscopy of Biological Solids, Ramamoorthy (Ed.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
ISBN 1-57444-496-4
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Intl J. Biological Macromolecules 38 (2006) 78-79

Quantitation of Amino acids and Amines by Chromatography:
Methods and Protocols, Journal of Chromatography Library, Vol. 70, Molnar-Perl (Ed.)
Elsevier,
B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2005
ISBN 0-444-52050-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 562

Artificial Enzymes
R. Breslow (Ed.)
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31165-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 562-563

Polysaccharides and Polyamides in the Food Industry, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2
Steinbuchel and S.K. Rhee (Eds.)
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co, KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31345-1
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 563

Biopolymers for Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications, Vol. 1 & Vol. 2
Steinbuchel and R.H. Marchessault (Eds.)
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co, KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31154-8
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 564

Oxidation and Antioxidants in Organic Chemistry and Biology
E.T. Denisov and I.B. Afanas’ev (Eds.)
CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5356-9
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 566

Protein-Lipid Interactions: From Membrane Domains to Cellular Networks
L.K. Tamm (Ed.)
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31151-3
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 568

Encapsulated and Powdered Foods
C. Onwulata (Ed.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5327-5
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers 63 (2006) 569

Organic Reaction Mechanisms
M.G. Gallego and M.A. Sierra (Eds.)
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany, 2004
ISBN 3-540-00352-5
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006)387

Therapeutic Proteins: Methods and Protocols, C.M. Smales and D.C. James (Eds.), Humana Press Inc., Totowa, New Jersey, USA, 2005
ISBN 1-58829-390-4
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 138-139

Food Processing: Principles and Applications, H. Ramaswamy and M. Marcotte (Eds.)
CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
ISBN 1-58716-008-0
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 138

Novel Food Processing Technologies, G.V. Barbosa-Canovas, M.S. Tapia and M.P. Cano (Eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5333-X
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 488-489

Perinatal Nutrition: Optimizing Infant Health and Development, J. Bhatia (Ed.), Marcel Dekker, New York, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8247-5474-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 489

Adhesion: Current Research and Applications, W. Possart (Ed.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31263-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 488

Carrier-bound Immobilized Enzymes: Principles, Applications and Design, L. Cao, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
ISBN 3-527-31232-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 603

The Organic Chemistry of Sugars, D.E. Levy and P. Fugedi (Eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
ISBN 0-8247-5355-0
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 603-604

Food Biotechnology, K. Shetty, G. Paliyath, A. Pometto and R.E. Levin (Eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
ISBN 0-8247-5329-1
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 386-387

Fenaroli’s Handbook of Flavor Ingredients, G.A. Burdock (Ed.), 5th Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8493-3034-3
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 386

Paper and Paperboard Packaging Technology, M.J. Kirwan (Ed.), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK, 2005
ISBN 1-4051-2503-9
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 218-219

Biodegradable Polymers for Industrial Applications, R. Smith (Ed.), Woodhead Publishing Ltd. and CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
ISBN 0-8493-3466-7
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 604

Dictionary of Carbohydrates with CD-ROM.
P.M. Collins (Ed.), Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 387-388

Surfaces and Interfaces for Biomaterials
P. Vadgama (Ed.), Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, England and CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2006)150

Handbook of Food Science, Technology and Engineering (Four Volume set), Y.H. Hui (Ed.)
CRC Press,
Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar] Carbohydrate Polymers (2006) 151-152

Handbook of Industrial Biocatalysis
C.T. Hou (Ed.)
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2005
[John F. Kennedy & Parmjit S. Panesar]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules (2006)152

Cell Culture Technology for Pharmaceutical and Cell-Based Therapies
S.S. Ozturk and W.-S. Hu (Eds.)
CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2006
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 39 (2006) 321

Environmental Biotechnology: Concepts and Applications, H.-J. Jordening and J. Winter (Eds.), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany, 2005
[Parmjit S. Panesar & John F. Kennedy]
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 39 (2006) 323

Research

Completed Projects:
“Development of processes for production, downstream processing and applications of oligosaccharide producer enzymes” a network project (jointly with Department of Biotechnology, Punjabi University, Patiala, India) funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India., New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 70 lakh for 2013-2015 (Principal Investigator at SLIET Longowal).

“Development of immobilized cell technology for the production of L(+) lactic acid using waste potato starch” funded by CSIR, GOI, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 26.72 lakh for 2013-2015 (Principal Investigator).

“Infrastructure Development & Augmentation of Food Biotechnology Laboratory” funded by AICTE, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 20.00 lakh for 2013-2014 (Chief Coordinator).

“Lactulose production by permeabilized yeast cells using immobilized cell technology” funded by CSIR, GOI, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 18.22 lakh for 2009-2012 (Principal Investigator).

“Development of bench scale technology for the production of lactose free milk” funded by MHRD, GOI, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 6.00 lakh. for 2000-2002 (Principal Investigator).

“Bioseparation of microbial amylase: Process optimization and validation” funded by MHRD, GOI, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 6.00/- lakh for 2001-2003 (Co – Investigator).

“Infrastructure Development & Augmentation of Molecular biology & Biotechnology Laboratory funded by MHRD, GOI, New Delhi with fund amount of Rs. 20.00/- lakh for 2004-2006 (Co-Investigator).