Dr. P. Sheela

Sheela
Dr. P. Sheela

Assistant Professor
Area: Food Science and Nutrition
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur.
E-mail ID: sheelap@srmist.edu.in

Education

Ph.D. Food Science and Nutrition Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2019
M.Sc. Home Science  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2014
B.Sc Home Science  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2012

Other Details:

Courses 

  • Principles of food science and processing
  • Fundamentals of food technology, processing of value addition of Horticultural produces

Research Interests

  • Food processing and value addition
  • Community and clinical nutrition
  • Functional foods

Selected Publications 

  • Punniyamoorthy Sheela, Shanmugavel Kanchana, Thiyagamoorthy Uma Maheswari and Ganapathysamy Hemalatha. 2018. Optimization of parameters for the extraction of millet milk for product development. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 9(6): 1345-1349.
  • Sheela P and M Ramasubramanian. 2017. Factoring of Attributes Influencing Consumption of Greens among Family members in selected Rural and Urban families of Madurai district of Tamil Nadu state in India. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 20(1): 1-7.
  • Sheela P and M. Ramasubramanian. 2015. Factors responsible for consumption of greens among rural and urban families in Madurai district. Progressive Research - An International Journal, 10(II): 867-869.
  • Punniyamoorthy Sheela, Thiyagamoorthy Uma Maheswari, Shanmugavel Kanchana, Somasundaram Kamalasundari and Ganapathysamy Hemalatha. 2018. Development and evaluation of fermented millet milk based curd. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 7(4): 714-717.
  • Sheela P, M. Ramasubramanian, R. Velusamy and N. Anandaraja. 2014. Functioning of Marriage Assistance Scheme for Women in an Agrarian society of Tamil Nadu. Journal of Extension Education, 26(1): 5200-5207.

Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops Attended

  • Poster presented at International symposium on Innovations and advancements in Agriculture and Plant Sciences conducted by Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Agriculture College, (Affiliated to TNAU) Perambalur on May 23rd 2018
  • Presented paper at International conference on Invigorating Transformation of Farm Extension Towards Sustainable Development: Futuristic Challenges and Prospects organized by Extension Education Society (EES), TNAU, Coimbatore on March 9 and 10, 2018.
  • Presented paper at UGC Sponsored International Conference on “Innovations and Challenges in Food Processing Sector” by B.Voc, Food Processing Technology, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam on Feb 9&10, 2018
  • Presented paper at 10th National Seminar Foodxplore’17 organized by Students of B.Tech (Food Processing Engineering), TNAU, Coimbatore on Dec 15, 2017
  • Poster presented at 10th National Seminar  Foodxplore’17 on ‘Bridging Agriculture with Industry’ organized by Students of B.Tech (Food Processing Engineering), TNAU, Coimbatore on Dec 15, 2017
  • Poster presented at National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Processing and Value addition of small millets organized by Post Harvest Technology Centre, TNAU- Coimbatore and DHAN foundation, Madurai on September, 22-23rd 2017
  • Poster presented at 104th Indian Science Congress conducted by The Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkatta on Jan 3rd-7th, 2017
  • Poster presented at 48th Annual National Conference conducted by Nutrition Society of India and St. John’s Research Institute, Bengaluru on Nov 4th-5th, 2016
  • Poster presented at National seminar on Functional Foods to Achieve Nutrition and Health Security organized by Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai on September 19th, 2016
  • Poster presented at New Horizons, Emerging Challenges and Recent Paradigms in Food Mediated Immunity and their Role in Human Health and Longevity conducted by Department of Zoology and Department of Immunology & Microbiology, American College, Madurai on August, 31 to Sep 1st, 2016
  • Paper presented at 4th Agriculture Graduate Students Conference- “Agricultural Skill Development  to foster the future” by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore on May 03th-04th, 2016
  • Presented paper at National Conference on Global Research Initiatives for Sustainable Agriculture & Allied Sciences organized by  Astha Foundation, Meerut, India on Dec 12th- 13th, 2015
  • Poster presented at 9th National Seminar on Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the cycle of rural poverty organized by Students of B.Tech (Food Processing Engineering), TNAU, Coimbatore on Oct 16, 2015.
  • Paper presented at National seminar on Extension Management Strategies for Sustainable Agriculture- Opportunities and Challenges conducted by Department of Agriculture Extension and Rural Sociology, Agriculture college, Madurai on Dec 12th, 2014
  • Paper presented at Emerging Technology in Processing and Value Addition of Millets for Better Utilization organized by Department of Home Science Extension, Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai on March 13th and 14th, 2014
  • Paper presented at ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on “Corporate Social Responsibility in Community Development” conducted by Department of Home Science Extension Education, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women during Jan 22 & 23rd, 2014

Academic Experiences

  • Subject Matter Specialist in the field of Food Science and Nutrition (6 months)
  • Assistant Professor in Food Science and Nutrition (4 months)

Achievements and awards

  • Home Science College Teachers Award (Ph.D.) at Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai during 2019.
  • Best outgoing student Awards (Ph.D.) at Home Science College and Research Institute, Madurai during 2018.
  • Awarder first prize for Poster presentation in International symposium on Innovations and advancements in Agriculture and Plant Sciences held at Dhanalakshi Srinivasan Agriculture College, Perambalur during May, 23rd 2018.
  • Received Student Fellowship ‘Senior Research Fellow’ from DST-SERB, New Delhi during 2016.
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for  Ph.D. from UGC, New Delhi during 2016.
  • Best out going student Award (M.Sc.) at Home Science College Research Institute, Madurai during 2014.