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Agricultural process engineering educator

Prabhakar Supadu Phirke, Indian agricultural process engineering educator. Recipient Doctor K.G. Joshi prize, 1994. Member Indian Society Agricultural Engineers (life, Ramakrishna Jain Memorial award 1992), Institution Engineers (India) (life), Association Food Science and Technology (life), Akola Architects and Engineers Association (life).

Background

Phirke, Prabhakar Supadu was born on January 2, 1947 in Nhavi, Yawal, India. Son of Supadu Devaji and Putalabai Supadu Phirke.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, India, 1970. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola, India, 1973. Master Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1982.

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1994.

Career

Research engineer, Indian Council Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1984-1996; agriculture engineer, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, 1973-1974; assistant professor agricultural engineering, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, 1974-1982; associate professor, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, 1982-1984; associate professor agricultural process engineering, Punjabrao Krishi Vidyapeeth, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor processing equipment for agricultural mechanization.

Membership

Member Indian Society Agricultural Engineers (life, Ramakrishna Jain Memorial award 1992), Institution Engineers (India) (life), Association Food Science and Technology (life), Akola Architects and Engineers Association (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: structural designs, research and social activities.

Connections

Married Sanjivani Prabhakar, April 26, 1974. Children: Abhijeet, Aparna.

father:
Supadu Devaji

mother:
Putalabai Supadu Phirke

spouse:
Sanjivani Prabhakar

child:
Abhijeet Phirke

child:
Aparna Phirke