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Research Group: Food Engineering & Irradiation

Group composition
Current Research Program of the Group
Work Done So Far

Group Composition
  1. Dr. Maazullah Khan, PE (Agric), (Group Leader)
  2. Mr. Alamgeer Khan, SS
  3. Mr. Muhammad Asim Irshad, JS
Current Research Programme of the Group
  • Development of simple and low cost technology for the removal of astringency from persimmon fruit
  • Adaptation of Low Energy Machine Generated Radiation Sources for Surface Decontamination and Disinfestation of Food in Pakistan
  • Adaptation of Low Energy Machine Generated Radiation Sources for Surface Decontamination and Disinfestation of Food in Pakistan
  • Development and optimization of Rapid tests for foreign adulterants in Food
Work Done so Far
  • Development of market life enhancement technology of persimmon
  • Utilization of dried citrus peel (an agro-waste) in poultry ration.
  • Design and fabrication of single screw extruder for value added food & feed products
  • Solar Dehydration/Drying of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Radiation Preservation of Potatoes, Onion, dry fruits using gamma irradiation
  • Adaptation of Electron Beam Irradiation Technology for Food Safety

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