Gour Choudhury, Ph.D

Gour ChoudhuryProfessor
Manager, Dairy Processing Enterprise
Director, Center for Food Science and Nutrition Research

Office: FFS 102
Phone: 559-278-2027
Office Hours:Wednesday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Education: Ph.D - University of Alberta (Canada); M.S.- University of Mysore (India); B.S. - The University of Gauhati (India)

Courses: Food Engineering; Unit operations; Dairy Processing; Food Analysis; Food Chemistry; Food Laws; Regulations, Inspections, and Grading

Research Areas: Process Reinvention/Engineering/Development; Dairy Processing; Process Automation; Extrusion Processing; Resource Recovery and Utilization; Food Packaging; Thermal Processing; Drying Extraction; Enzyme Reaction; Modeling; Functional Properties; Facility Development

Statement: Dr. Choudhury has a PhD in Food Engineering and has expertise in Process Engineering, Development and Automation. He has 20+ years of professional experience at four different universities (Utah State, Alaska, Wisconsin, and California State). Over this period he developed and executed numerous collaborative research projects with industry and academic institutions (MIT, Vanderbilt University, and University of Manitoba). He has executed a “concept-to-commercialization” project and holds 6 patents in the areas of process engineering and automation. He has published extensively (9 book/monograph chapters, 25 articles in refereed journals, and 67 abstracts), and presented 70+ research papers in international, national and regional conferences and 7 invited seminars in different universities and research institutes.