Bhavesh Patel

Bhavesh Patel
Position
Research Scientist
Title
Research Scientist
Email
patel46@purdue.edu
Faculty Supervisor
» Dr. Osvaldo H. Campanella

Bhavesh Patel received a B.S. degree in Dairy Technology from Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand, India and a M.S. degree in Food Technology from Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore, India. His Ph.D. in Food Science was from Pennsylvania State University where his research involved study of starch and polysaccharide structures, and effect of processing conditions on thermal and physical properties. Bhavesh joined Drs. Campanella and Hamaker's groups in 2008 and has worked on the development of processes for isolation of corn fiber polysaccharides and enhancing of their functional properties, and has worked on fiber rheology and incorporation into processed foods and gel formation kinetics. Currently Dr. Patel is working in a project related to enzymatic conversion of complex polysaccharides into useful industrial and food products.