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food technologist

Somasundaram Rajarathnam, Indian food technologist. Achievements include research constribution development of technology package for production and processing of mushroom species for export trade; referee for food science and nutrition journals of international societies. Member Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences, Association Microbiologists of India.

Background

Rajarathnam, Somasundaram was born on March 4, 1953 in Mysore, Karnataka, India. Son of Somasundaram Doraiswamy and Rukmabai Ammal (Madhavan) Rajarathnam.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Mysore, 1971. Master of Science with distinction, University Mysore, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Mysore, 1981.

Career

Scientist B Center Food Technology Research.of India, Mysore, 1981-1986, scientist C, 1986-1991, scientist E1, since 1991, co-investigator department biotechnology, 1991-1994, principal investigator, since 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research constribution development of technology package for production and processing of mushroom species for export trade. Referee for food science and nutrition journals of international societies.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Advances in Applied Microbiology, 1992, Handbook of Applied Mycology, 1991, Crit. Review Food Science & Nutrition, 1987-1989, Crit. Review Biotechnology, 1998.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences, Association Microbiologists of India.

Connections

Married Sujatha Rajarathnam Govindaswamy, May 28, 1984. 1 child, Sudarsana.

father:
Somasundaram Doraiswamy Rajarathnam

mother:
Rukmabai Ammal (Madhavan) Rajarathnam

spouse:
Sujatha Rajarathnam Govindaswamy

child:
Sudarsana Rajarathnam