Dr. Prabhat Kumar MandalProfessor
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, India
PostDoc Fellow in Food Science and Biotechnology from Hankyong National University, Anseong, South Korea
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Dr. Prabhat Kumar Mandal was born in 1967 in West Bengal, got BVSc&AH from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Kolkata, in 1991 and did his MVSc& PhD majoring in Livestock Products Technology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagarin the year 1993 and 1996, respectively. He worked for a short period (1996) as Scientist (ARS) in ICAR and then joined as Assistant Professor in Dept. of Livestock Products Technology in September 1996, in Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Pondicherry. He was promoted as Associate Professor in March, 2005 and Professor from March, 2011. Dr. Mandal is teaching several UG and PG courses related to Livestock Products Technology for 22 years and engaged in research on Meat Science and Technology since last 25 years. His research achievements include development of chicken meat balls from spent hen meat, utilization of blood protein isolates in sausages and cakes, development of poultry products utilizing edible byproducts, low fat restructured chicken block and using gizzard and natural preservatives. Presently he is working on development of functional meat foods with natural preservatives and functional additives.He worked as Visiting Professor in Hankyong National University, South Korea and Konkuk University, Seoul from March, 2008 to February, 2010. He was Associate Editor/Editor, Journal of Meat Science published by IMSA since 2003-13. Presently Dr. Mandal is Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Meat Science, Journal of Meat Science and Journal of Food & Nutrition Research (International). He has Edited an advance reference book “Animal Products Technology” and co-author of a text books on “Poultry, Egg and Fish Processing Technology” and “Practical Meat Science” for PG level and text books “Abattoir, Byproducts and Wool” and Handbook of Meat Science for U.G. Veterinary students.Dr. Mandal is a Fellow of Indian Poultry Science Association and Indian Meat Science Association and Member Asian Council of Science Editors.He has published /Authored/co-authored/edited 53 research papers, 11 books, 30 book chapters, 20 review papers, 22 invited papers, 41 papers in Symposium, 3 lab manuals, and 3 popular articles (total=183) related to Meat Science, Food Science, Poultry Science, Animal Science and Biotechnology in National and International Publishers/Journals of repute.