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Vijaya Raghavan

Academic title(s): 

James McGill Professor

Vijaya Raghavan
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-8731
Address: 

Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-098

Email address: 
vijaya.raghavan [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
Bioresource Engineering
Areas of expertise: 

Postharvest technologies for food security and food safety. Electro-technologies for drying and thermal processing of crops and produce, extraction of value compounds from agriculture residues, and disinfestation of grains. Enhancement of heat/mass transfer using particulate medium in spouted and fluid beds. Methods to extend storability and increase nutritive content of fresh produce in storage. International projects on post-harvest engineering to reduce food losses and drudgery.

Area(s): 
Safe, Nutritious and Secure Food Supply
Human Nutrition and One Health
Bioproducts, Biomaterials and Bioenergy
Research areas: 
Abiotic and biotic stress
Bio-based products
Carbon management
Engineering
Food safety
Food science
Food security
Value addition
Waste management
Media availability: 
Yes
Specialization: 

Circular Economy, food security, sustainability in food system, plant-based beverages

Language(s) spoken: 
English
Hindi
Tamil
Kannada
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