Dr. Chetan A. Nayak

Dr. Chetan A. Nayak

Assistant Professor



Research Interests: Chemical Reaction Engineering, Membrane Processing, Downstream processing, Bioseparation, Food Engineering, Forward Osmosis, Microfluidics, Transport Phenomena


Dr. Chetan A Nayak, who has obtained his undergraduate and Masters degree from Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkuru and Doctoral degree from CSIR- Central Food Research Technological Institute (CFTRI), Mysore, joined BMSCE in the year 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He is specialized in the area of downstream processing of biomolecules. His interest of research encompasses areas like Food Engineering, Water Purification using Membrane Processing, Transport Phenomena, and Microfludics. He is the recipient of Young Scientists for Research (SMYSR) award and has obtained grant from Vision Group of Science and Technology, Department of IT, BT & Science & Technology, Govt of Karnataka, 2013. He is also a recipient of International Travel Grant to Japan from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2009 as well as CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 2006. His aim is to create a knowledge pool towards judicious usage of natural resources and prevent its depletion. He has published research papers in peer reviewed International and National journals. He has executed and completed the project for which the grants were awarded.


  • PhD - Biotechnology
    CSIR CFTRI/Mysore University
    Passed Year: 2012 | Program Type: FullTime
  • M.Tech - Chemical Engineering
    Siddaganga Institute of Technology/VTU
    Passed Year: 2004 | Program Type: FullTime
  • B.E - Chemical Engineering
    Siddaganga Institute of Technology/Bangalore University
    Passed Year: 2000 | Program Type: FullTime

Selected Publications

  • Journal | Published On : 01-06-2020
    C.A. Nayak
    List of publications
  • Journal | Published On : 21-10-2019
    H.N. Pradeep, C.A. Nayak
    Enhanced stability of C-phycocyanin colorant by extrusion encapsulation, Journal of Food Science and Technology volume 56, pages 4526–4534 (2019)
  • Book Chapter or Books | Published On : 01-01-2018
    C.A. Nayak, H. N. Pradeep
    Sensing Using Microfluidic Platform, Chapter 6 in Environmental, Chemical and Medical Sensors, edited by S. Bhattacharya, A. K. Agarwal, N. Chanda, A. Pandey and A. K. Sen (Springer Singapore, Singapore, 2018), pp. 115-136.
  • Journal | Published On : 01-10-2010
    C.A. Nayak, P. Srinivas, N. K. Rastogi
    Characterisation of anthocyanins from Garcinia indica Choisy. Food Chemistry, 118(3), 719-724 (2010)
  • Journal | Published On : 01-06-2010
    C.A. Nayak, N. K. Rastogi
    Effect of selected additives on microencapsulation of anthocyanin by spray drying. Drying Technology, 28(12), 1396-1404 (2010).

Additional Responsibilities

  • Member – Institutional IQAC, BMSCE
  • Member- Board of Studies (Chemical Engineering), BMSCE
  • Convener- Department Procurement Committee, BMSCE
  • Member – Department Audit Committee, BMSCE
  • Member- Board of Studies (Food Science), St Alyosious College, Mangaluru
  • Member- Board of Examiners, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumkuru

Other Information

Member of International Society of Food Engineering (ISFE), UK
Life Member of Association of Food Scientists and Technologist (AFST), Mysore, India
Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Kolkota, India (LM)
Member of Institute of Engineers- India (IEI), India
Award of Seed Money to Young Scientists for Research (SMYSR) grant of Rs.5.0 Lakhs from Vision Group of Science and Technology, Department of IT, BT & Science & Technology, Govt of Karnataka, 2013.

ORCID ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9548-2764
Scopus Author ID: 9332427300
ResearcherID: E-5762-2011

Download Resume

Back to List