Dr. Ganesan Narsimhan's Staff

Dr. Ganesan Narsimhan
Position
Professor
Email
narsimha@purdue.edu
Phone
(765) 494-1199
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Gnana Prasuna Desam earned her B.Tech. degree in the Department of Agricultural and Food Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in July 2014. She joined Dr. Narsimhan's group in June 2015 to pursue a Ph.D. degree in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and is working on Prediction of swelling kinetics of waxy corn starch and modified waxy corn starch.

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Maya Fitriyanti graduated from Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia with a B.S in Microbiology and M.S in Chemical Engineering. Her previous research topic during her M.S study was the production of fungal Laccase. She received a Fulbright Fellowship to study at Purdue for a Ph.D degree in Fall 2015. She joined Dr. Narsimhan's research group and her current research is focusing on synergistic effect of ultrasonication and antimicrobial action of peptides for bacterial cell inactivation.

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Jinsha Li completed her B.S. in Biosystem Engineering at Michigan State University in 2013. She joined Dr. Engelberth's group in August 2013. In July 2015, she successfully defended her M.S. thesis in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, titled "Adding value to bio-ethanol production: quantification and recovery of lutein and zeaxanthin from DDGS". In the same year, she started Ph.D. study with Dr. Narsimhan and has been working on project "Prediction of swelling kinetics of waxy native maize starch" since then. Jinsha is the recipient of Frederick N. Andrews Fellowship.

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Zhu Lijie earned his B.S. degree from the College of Food Science of Shenyang Agricultural University in June 2009, and he also obtained his Ph.D. degree there in June 2014. Now he is a faculty member at the College of Food Science and Engineering, Bohai University. He joined Dr. Narsimhan's group as a visiting scholar in September 2017 with the research topic on effect of the structure of adsorbed protein layer in emulsion droplets on the loss of flavor.

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