Food Security Research Unit

Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety

Bringing together interdisciplinary expertise to develop innovative processing technologies for mitigating food security challenges

RESEARCH UNIT UNDER DEVELOPMENT

Mission

This unit aims to bring together relevant interdisciplinary research expertise for the development of innovative processing technologies to mitigate challenges associated with food security.

Objectives

To bring together agriculturalists, engineers, climatologists, genetic engineers, botanists, chemists, material scientists and technologists to develop advanced and innovative processing technologies for:

  • Food production and storage in constrained environment
  • Production of nutritional food
  • Resource (e.g. water) management
  • Improving soil nutrition for enhancing growth rate of plants

Unit Leads

Prof. Muthupandian Ashokkumar