Ph.D, Methods in Food Biotechnology, Institute of Food Technology and Food Chemistry,
Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany.
Food Science and Technology, American Institute of Baking, Manhattan, Kansas
Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition from PSG College, Coimbatore.
Part time course on Total Quality Management, ISO 9000 Quality Systems and Statistical Process Control conducted by Indian Statistical Institute.
Short term course on Baking Science and Technology at CFTRI Mysore, India conducted by Australian Wheat Board
Certified Lead Implementer professional for (ISO 22000: 2018) Food Safety Management System by BSI (British Standards Institution) Training Academy.
2015 - Visiting faculty at the Department of Bio- Technology, Anna University, Chennai-25
2014 - Co-guide at for B-tech Food Technology, Department of Bio-Technology,
Anna University, Chennai-25
2013 - Visiting faculty at the Department of Bio-Technology, Anna University, Chennai-25
2009 to 2011 - Worked in project at Department of Methods in Food Biotechnology, Berlin University of Technology, Berlin, Germany.
2008 to 2010 - Conducted Food Science & Nutrition classes (part time) at Nelson Mandela State International School, Berlin, Germany.
2001 to 2004 - Product development consultant (Farm agro exim pvt ltd)
1998 - Research and Development manager, Pizza Corner Pvt Ltd.
1993 to 1998 - Technical Manager, McRennet Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Modern Food Industries (India), Chennai
Teacher, Project guide, Researcher, Scientist, Food product consultant, Invigilator, question paper setter and evaluator, scrutiny board member, Trainer and Assessor, Reviewer, Lead Implementer.
Visiting faculty- Full time Anna University Teaching and Guiding Research (Food Technology- B.Tech and M.Tech)*, Part time Academic counselor, Technical manager, R & D manager, Food consultant, Certified Lead Implementer (ISO 22000:2018) from BSI, FoSTaC Trainer and Assessor, Honorary- Joint secretary of AFST(I) Chennai chapter.
Kavitha Ravichandran, Nay Min Min Thaw Saw, Adel A.A. Mohdaly, Ahmed M.M. Gabr, Anja Kastell, Heidi Riedel, Zhenzhen Cai,
Dietrich Knorr, Iryna Smetanska. (2011) online. Impact of processing of red beet on betalain content and antioxidant activity. Food
Research International. 03/2013; 50(2): 670–675.
Kavitha Ravichandran, Abdelrahman R. Ahmed, Dietrich Knorr, Iryna Smetanska (2012) The effect of different processing methods on
phenolic acids content and antioxidant activity of red beet. Food Research International. 48(1); 16-20.
Kavitha Ravichandran, Ravichandran Palaniraj, Nay Min Min Thaw Saw, Ahmed M. M. Gabr, Abdelrahman R. Ahmed, Dietrich
Knorr and Iryna Smetanska (2012) online. Effects of different encapsulation agents and drying process on stability of betalains extract.
J.of Food Science and Technology. 2014; 51(9). ·
Kavitha Ravichandran, Nay Min Thaw Saw, Heidi Riedel, Cai Zhen Zhen, Inga Mewis, Iryna Smetanska. (2010). Obtaining of natural
colorants from raspberries. Ministry of education, youth, research and sport. University of agronomical sciences and veterinary.
Bucharest. Scientific Bulletin Biotechnology, XIV; 37 – 43.
Nay Min Thaw Saw, Heidi Riedel, Cai Zhen Zhen, Onur Kütük , Kavitha Ravichandran, Iryna Smetanska (2010). Effect of Elicitors
and Precursors on the Synthesis of Anthocyanins in Grape Vitis Vinifera Cell Cultures. Energy Research Journal (ISSN 1949-0151) 1:
Sudha Rani Ramakrishnan, Kavitha Ravichandran, and Usha Antony, Millets,Whole Grains: Processing, Product Development, and Nutritional Aspects, March 2019, CRC press, Taylor and Francis
Rathna Priya, T., Eliazer Nelson, A.R.L., Ravichandran, K. and Antony, U. Nutritional and functional properties of coloured rice varieties of South India: a review. J. Ethic. Food 6, 11 (2019) doi:10.1186/s42779-019-0017
Eliazer Nelson, A.R.L., Ravichandran, K. and Antony, U. The impact of the Green Revolution on indigenous crops of India. J. Ethnic. Food 6, 8 (2019) doi:10.1186/s42779-019-0011-9
Antony U., Ilango S., Chelliah R., Ramakrishnan S.R., Ravichandran K. (2020) Ethnic Fermented Foods and Beverages of Tamil Nadu. In: Tamang J. (eds) Ethnic Fermented Foods and Beverages of India: Science History and Culture. Springer, Singapore
Kavitha Ravichandran, Iryna Smetanska and Usha Antony, Red beet, Nutritional
Composition and Antioxidant Properties of Fruits and Vegetables, Elsevier. Accepted book chapter
Membrane permeabilisation as a method for obtaining anthocyanins from raspberry plants. (2009). ESNA., Annual Meeting of the
European society for new methods in Agricultural research.
Obtaining of anthocyanins from Red cabbage using different solvents mixtures and treatments. (2010). 58th International Congress and
Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research 7th Tannin Conference.
Incorporation of betalains to enrich the color of cereal products. (2011). 3rd International Spring Meeting . Cereals & Europe C & E ,
the European section of AACC International and the German Research Center for Food Chemistry (DFA).
The effect of different solvent and fermentation on anthocyanin in red cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. rubra). (2010).
Metabolomics and More, HelmholtzZentrum münchen, Technical Universität München.
Stimulation of anthocyanin synthesis in grape (Vitus Vinefera) suspension cultures by different enzymes. (2010). 58th International
Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research 7th Tannin Conference.
Effects of pulsed electric field and elicitors on production of phenolic acids and anthocyanins from grape (Vitis Vinifera). (2009). 5th
International Technical Symposium on Food Processing, Monitoring Technology in Bioprocesses and Food Quality Management held in
Phytochemical composition and functional properties of Red rice in South India (2017), Pondicherry University,
Study of phytochemicals in kalyana murungai (erythrina variegatea), thoodhuvalai (solanum trilobatum) and pirandai (cissus quadrangualris) and development of ready-to-cook adai mix 2018. IIFPT, Thanjavur
Development of nutri millet spread 2018 IIFPT, Thanjavur
High efficiency tamarind pulper machine 2018 IIFPT, Thanjavur
Red rice, 2018, Golden Jubilee Conference of Nutrition Society of India, Hyderabad
Analysis and Application Of Red Rice Bran In Product Development, 2018, IFCON, CFTRI, Mysore
Recent Conferences / Symposium/ Work shops Organiser, Commitee Member at Conferences/ Workshop
Seminar on Food Safety Continuum- Challenges and Opportunities at Centre for Food Technology Anna University on July 2018
Workshop on Food Business Initiative at M.O.P.Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai September 2018.
Eat Right Mela 2019 held on 13th to 15th 2019 at Island ground Chennai, NetProFaN
"Current Scenario of Quality and Food Safety in food processing " in National Conference on Emerging trends in Food Processing and Quality Assurance (Foodomics) organized by SRM University, Department of Food Process Engineering, April 2016.
“Why Food Processing?” at Food Festival, Department of Biotechnology, Rajalakshmi Engineering College- July 2017
“Food Safety in India- GMP & HACCP” at VIT Vellore – March 2018
“Food safety” lecture for World food day celebrations at AMET University October 2018
National Workshop on “Innovation in Food Product Development” at SRM September 2018
Food sure, Food Chemistry and Food Processing, Department of Chemistry, Loyola College 2017.
Valorize 2K18, Centre for Food Technology, Anna University 2018.
International conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology Icrafpt- IIFPT 2018
Annual Meeting of the European society for new methods in Agricultural research ESNA 2009.
5th International Technical Symposium on Food Processing, Monitoring Technology in Bioprocesses and Food Quality Management held in Potsdam 2009
58th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research 7th Tannin Conference 2010.
Metabolomics and More, HelmholtzZentrum münchen, Technical Universität München 2010.
3rd International Spring Meeting . Cereals & Europe C & E, the European section of AACC International and the German Research Center for Food Chemistry (DFA) 2011.
Advances in storage and post-harvest processing of foods for better health at Anna University 2015
Routledge editorial workshop 2016
Academia- Industry road map for better health & Nutrition through food processing technologies at Anna University 2016
Chennai Science Festival 2016, 2017
Research Proposal Writing- workshop by Nutrition Society of India- 2016
Food regulation in India- current status and way forward” 2017, Pondicherry University.
Workshop on poster Making for Research Presentation by Nutrition Society of India- 2017
Participated in Indian Dairy Association- Tamil Nadu Chapter Annual Meet and one day seminar on Futuristic trends on Dairy Development in Tamil Nadu September 2018
Participated in IFCON 2018 at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore as Delegate.
Participated in 50th Annual International Conference of the Nutrition Society of India in November 2018.
National conference on emerging techniques in food processing and workshop at IIFPT Thanjavur June 2019
International Conference on Emerging Technologies in Food Processing Sector and Conference on Dairy Technologies, organised by CII Confederation of Indian Industry August 23, 24, 25 August 2019.
CONTEXT OF Food Safety, FSSAI ACT and Regulations and CODEX ALIMENTARIUS BY Nestle Research, Nestle Food Safety institute India 5th and 6th September 2019.
One day awareness workshop on INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR-2019) ON 27.09.2019
Journal of Food Science and Technology.
LWT - Food Science and Technology
Journal of Food Engineering
Latin American Applied research and International Journal
AFSTI - Association of Food Scientist and Technologist India
NIN - National Institute of Nutrition
NetProFaN- Network of professionals of Food and Nutrition.