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CSIR - CENTRAL FOOD TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC & INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, GOVT. OF INDIA,
MYSURU - 570020

Asha M R

Sr. Technical Officer (3)

Ph.D. (Food Science), PG Diploma in Mental Health, PG Diploma in Journalism

Email : ashamr@cftri.res.in

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Expertise

Sensory Characterization of foods and Sensory Lexicon Development, Product Innovation, Health Food Formulations, Testing of taint pickup by foods and off flavor development, Teaching post graduate and Ph.D. students.

Area of interest

Food Science and Nutrition, Consumer Research, Behavioral Sciences, Nutrition and Mental Health, Application potential of Acoustics in Food Research, Neuroplasticity.

Awards and Certificates

  • Gold medalist for securing first Rank in M.Sc., Food Science (1988-89)
  • State Award Instituted by the Dept. of Youth Services and Sports, Govt. ofKarnataka, for being the TOPPERin M.Sc. for the whole University in Science faculty (1988-89).
  • Topper in Diploma in Mental Health (Mysore center) and topper in the Paper “Psychotherapy” and secured 4th rank at national level (2007-08).
  • AWARD FOR BEST PROCESS (Extension of shelf life of perishable foods) TRANSFERRED TO INDUSTRY and BEST POSTER AWARD (2012-13)
  • AWARD FOR BEST PROCESS (Technology for fortification of Sugar with selected Vitamins and Minerals) TRANSFERRED TO INDUSTRY (2018-19)