Dr. Karunanithy Chinnadurai

Assistant Professor , University of Wisconsin-Stout
Food and Nutrition Department
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 367 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715-232-2519
Email: chinnaduraik@uwstout.edu

Education

    • Ph D
      South Dakota State University
      Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, SD, United States, 2010
    • Ph D Agricultural Process Engineering with emphasis in Food Engineering
      Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
      2003
    • MS Agricultural Process Engineering
      Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
      1998
    • Production Management
      Annamalai University
      Chidambaram, India, 1997
    • BS Agricultural Engineering
      Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
      1994

Work Experience

    Industry

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Assistant Professor
        August 2012 -

Intellectual Contributions

    Book, Chapter

    • Chinnadurai, K., & Sequeira, V. H. (Accepted). Cereal, Snack and Confectionery Packaging. Food Science Reference Module, Elsevier.
    • Chinnadurai, K., & Kasiviswanathan, M. (Accepted). Extrusion Cooking. , 87-156, CRC Press.

    Journal Article

    • Chinnadurai, K., & Shafer, K. (2016). Heat transfer characteristics and cooking efficiency of different sauce pans on various cooktops. Applied Thermal Engineering, 93, 1202-1215, Elesvier.

Presentations

    Uncategorized

    • Chinnadurai, K., Kingsly, A., & Kasiviswanathan, M. (July, 2015). Effect of different millets with tapioca starch on extrudate properties . Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Chinnadurai, K., & Kasiviswanathan, M. (July, 2015). Effect of drying methods on quality of cranberry seed oil and meal . Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Chinnadurai, K., Kingsly, A., & Kasiviswanathan, M. (July, 2015). Physical, chemical, and flow properties of different millets and their flours . Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.
    • Chinnadurai, K., & Gajera, H. (July, 2015). Comparison of steam and water blanching of different forms of carrots. Insititute of Food Technologist 2015, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Chinnadurai, K., Vemparala, S., & Dahling, M. (July, 2015). Effect of packaging materials and storage conditions on color of horseradish . Insititute of Food Technologist 2015, Chicago, IL, United States.
    • Chinnadurai, K., Kemboi, J., Hegsted, M., & Rohrer, C. (July, 2015). Utilization of cranberry seed meal for development of extruded snack with high dietary fiber. Insititute of Food Technologist 2015, Chicago, IL, United States.

Applied Research

    Uncategorized


    • Standardization of specialty candy making process (2015)

    • Estimation of rate of respiration of selected fruits and vegetables and modelling of perforations for extending shelf life of them (2014 - 2015)

    • Monitoring color changes of horseradish at various storage conditions and lids (2014 - 2015)

    • Prevention of caking of flavors and flavored malt (2014)

    • Development of flavored dry malt beverage (2014)

    • Extending shelf-life of stone ground whole grain flours (2014)

    • Rheological characterization of thickened water (2013 - 2014)

    • Improving the functionality of cranberry seed meal for food application (2013 - 2014)

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Chikthimmah, N., & Chinnadurai, K. Process to enhance safety and quality of Wisconsin fruit beverages. Sponsored by UW Stout College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences (CEHHS)., $7958 (Currently Under Review).
    • Chinnadurai, K. Professional development grant to attend ASABE AIM 2015 . $979 (Funded).

    Sponsored Research

    • Chinnadurai, K. Development of natural and healthy extruded snack foods with high dietary fiber through utilizing cranberry byproducts. $50000 (Not Funded).
    • Chinnadurai, K. Enhancing cranberry juice yield and quality through monitoring seed moisture and color’. $96000 (Not Funded).

Reviewer / Editor

    Editor, Journal Editor

    • Madridge Journal of Food Technology (2016 - Present)
    • Gavin Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (2015 - Present)
    • Journal Nutritional Science and Food Technology (2014 - Present)
    • International Journal of Food Processing Technology (2013 - Present)
    • Journal of Food Processing and Technology (2013 - Present)
    • Food Science and technology (2012 - Present)
    • Food Science and Technology Letters (2012 - Present)

    Reviewer, Conference

    • IFT 2013-2016 (2013 - Present)

    Reviewer, Journal

    • Food and Bioprocess Technology (2009 - Present)
    • International Journal of Food Properties (2009 - Present)
    • Journal of Food Engineering (2007 - Present)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • • Outstanding volunteer award 2014-15 of food engineering division, Institute of Food Technologist (July 2015)