Ankit Patras
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences

Contact Information
206 Agricultural Biotechnology Building
Telephone:  615-963-6007
Fax:  615-963-5436

Research Areas
Developing optical based technologies for food applications
Bioassay testing, Fluid optics
Application of ozone, ultrasonics, high hydrostatic pressure processing
Food Analysis
Food Physics
Process modeling (Kinetics, optical modeling)
Analytical method development (HPLC, absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy)
Health promoting properties of polyphenols, glucosinolates, polyacetylenes, carotenoids
By-product utilization and extractions
Impact of food and its components on health and wellness

Patents: 1 [US patent filed under serial number 61/962,758]
Refereed Journal Articles: 32
Book Chapters/Bulletins: 5
Intl. Conference Proceedings: 5
Technical reports: 15
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures: 20

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Date Joined TSU: Spring 2014

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