- FACULTY PROFILE
Department of Food Science & Technology
Dr. Simran Kaur Arora
|QUALIFICATION:||Ph.D. (Dairy Technology)|
|SPECIALISATION:||Dairy Processing and Fortification|
- As Health Food Manager with MASAN Consumer Corp. Ltd., HCMC, Vietnam, she has led and Coordinated Development of Calcium-Fortified Breakfast Cereals besides developing the work plan for Iron-Fortification of Fish Sauce and Soy Sauce.
- As Institute Research Fellow at NDRI, Karnal, India, she has Standardized Dietary Fiber Formulations using Response Surface Methodology and further Optimized the Process for their incorporation into Yoghurt & Kheer. She has also undertaken Clinical Trials/Bioassaying on rats to determine True Protein Digestibility and Calcium Bioavailability.
- As a Graduate Research cum Teaching Assistant at GBPUAT, Pantnagar, India, she has analyzed the effect of Microbial Rennet on the Physiochemical, Microbiological and Sensory attributes of Low fat Cheese/cheese-spread developed using accelerated ripening process. She had also successfully Optimized the process for Whey based Tomato Soup towards the utilization of Whey, a byproduct of Cheese/Paneer Industry.
Research Areas/Areas of Interest
Selected Research Publications
- Arora, Simran Kaur and Patel, A.A. 2017. Effect of Fiber Blends, Total Solids, Heat Treatment, Whey Protein Concentrate and Stage of Sugar Incorporation on Dietary Fiber-Fortified Kheer. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 54(11):3512–3520. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-017-2808-0
- Arora, Simran Kaur. 2017. Increase in Farmer’s Income through Food Processing and Preservation. An oral presentation in National Symposium on ‘Innovations in Horticulture: Production to Consumption’ Sep 14-15, 2017, organized by Department of Vegetable Science and Horticulture, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar. PHM-O-12 p200.
- Arora, Simran Kaur, Patel, A.A. Kumar, N. and Chauhan, O.P. 2016. Sensory Viscosity Rating and Flow Behaviour of Soluble Fibers. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 53(4): 2067-2076. doi:10.1007/s13197-016-2193-0
- Arora, Simran Kaur and Patel, A.A. 2015. Development of Yoghurt “Rich-in” Dietary Fiber and its Physico-chemical Characterization. International Journal of Basic & Applied Agricultural Research (Formerly Pantnagar Journal of Research) 13 (2): 148-155. ISSN: 0972-8813
- Arora, Simran Kaur, Patel, A.A. and Chauhan, O.P. 2015. Trends in Milk and Milk Products Fortification with Dietary Fiber: A Review. American Journal of Advanced Food Science and Technology. 3 (1) pp. 14-27. (ISSN: 2162-9722)