Techno-Management Development Program (T-MDP) on Food Tribology, Rheology and other Techniques


Analysis of food and beverages is essential not only for quality control, but also in different stages starting from raw material selection to formulations to packaging and storage. The current event focusses on different characterisation techniques for food and beverage testing including tribology, rheology, optochemistry, etc. During this seminar, the attendees are introduced to the testing principles, instrumentation, as well as practical applications of these techniques with real-life examples.

10:00 - 11:00 Analytical techniques for beverage analysis - their capabilities and limits 
11:00 - 12:00 Viscosity: Introduction, Concept and its Food Application
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Rheology and Tribology in Food Applications
14:00 - 15:00 Live Demo: Rheometer

Language: English
Trainer: Dr. Kartik Pondicherry, Mr. Amit Kumar Tripathi, Mr. Rahul Sharma
Kartik Pondicherry

Dr. Kartik Pondicherry has a Doctorate in Tribology from the University of Leoben in Leoben, Austria. With over a decade of experience in the field of tribology, Dr. Pondicherry managed the global tribology portfolio at Anton Paar in Graz, Austria until the end of 2019. He later moved to India and started as a Technical Manager for Rheology at Anton Paar India. Over the past years, Dr. Pondicherry has conducted numerous seminars and trainings for people from both academia and industry across the globe. 

Amit Kumar Tripathi

Mr. Amit Kumar Tripathi is a National Product Line Manager Lab Density & Concentration at Anton Paar India. Responsible for measuring instruments tailored for use in the Pharmaceutical, Petroleum, Flavor & Fragrances, and alcoholic beverage industry. His previous experience as a market development for Anton Paar India provides him unique insights for identification of requirements for this market.

Rahul Sharma

Mr. Rahul Sharma started out strong with a Masters in Microbiology after which he moved on to gain experience in Analytical Instruments in various industries like Applied Life Sciences. He has been working with Anton Paar India since 2013 and is currently the Technical Manager for Viscometry.


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