Samsher
Professor
Department of Agricultural Engineering & Food Technology
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology
Modipuram, Meerut – 250110
Uttar Pradesh, India
Professional Experience
  • Professor (26-08-2003 till date at SVPUA&T, Meerut)
  • Reader (26-02-1997 to 25-08-2003 at AMU, Aligarh)
  • Junior Research Officer (15-02-1988 to 25-02-1997 at GBPUA&T, Pantnagar)
  • Research Associate (25-06-1987 to 14-02-1988 at GBPUA&T, Pantnagar)

Administrative and Other Experiences

  •  Director, Agriculture Experiment Station, SVP University, Meerut (18-11-2011 to 29-05-2012)
  • Joint Director Research, SVP University, Meerut (20-12-2010 to 31-05-2012)
  • Nodal Officer (2008-till date):  College of Technology, College of Post Harvest Technology and Food processing, College of Information Technology
  • Head of Department (Agricultural Engineering  & Food Technology), SVPUA&T, Meerut (2003-2008)
  • Pool Officer, SVPUA&T, Meerut (2005-2006)

Overseas Experience

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, USA from 6th to 14th July, 2011 to attend Food & Agribusiness Management Program
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, USA and The University of Georgia, USA from 14th July to 6th August, 2011 to prepare a draft report on Reformed Curriculum in Emerging Areas of Agriculture & Rural Development (Food Science & Technology) under USAID-supported AIP project
  • Bangkok (Thailand) to attend workshop on Applications of Nanotechnology in the Food Industry w.e.f. 15th June to 19th June, 2009  

Research Projects handled as Principal Investigator/Co-PI: 10

Established laboratories at SVPUA&T, Meerut: 05

Curriculum Development

  • M.Tech & PhD (Agricultural Process & Food Engineering)
  • B.Tech (Food Science & Technology)
  • Diploma (Food Processing)
  • Vocational Courses

Awards/Honours/Medals

  • Fellowship Award-2003 conferred by “Bioved Research Society” Allahabad, India
  • B. P. Gupt Medal-2005 conferred by “Bioved Research Society” Meerut, India
  • Fellowship Award-2006 conferred by “Society for Recent development in Agriculture” Meerut, India
  • Scientist of the Year Award-2008 conferred by “Society for Scientific development in Agriculture and Technology” Meerut, India
  • Fellowship Award-2009 conferred by Hi-Tech Horticultural Society, Meerut, India

Membership of Professional Society: 09

Guide/ Supervisor for P.G. Students’ Theses/Dissertations

  • M.Sc: 02
  • M.Tech: 21
  • PhD: 07

Practical Manuals/Books Published: 02

Publications

  • Research Papers: 40
  • Lead Papers: 07
  • Popular Articles: 12
  • Abstracts: 171

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