Rakesh K. Singh
Professor and Department Head
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Department of Food Science & Technology
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2610
Office Phone: (706) 542-1084
Lab Phone : (706) 542-0691
Description of Research Interests
supercritical fluid extraction and alternate processing technologies
including continuous high pressure and radio-frequency processes. The care of FTIR for detection of food components is also of interest.
FDST 4055/4055L: Computations in Food Formulation and Processing
Selected Recent Publications
Sivanandan, L., Toledo, R.T. and Singh, R.K. 2008. Effect of continuous high-pressure throttling on rheological and ultrastructural properties of soymilk. Journal of Food Science 73(6): E288-E296.
Adetunji, V.O, Alonge, D.O., Singh, R. K. and Chen, J. 2008. Production of wara, a West African soft cheese using lemon juice as a coagulant. LWT-Food Science and Technology 41(2): 331-336.
Robinson, J.E., Singh, R., and Kays, S. E. 2008. Evaluation of an automated hydrolysis and extraction method for quantification of total fat, lipid classes and trans fat in cereal products. Food Chemistry 107: 1144-1150.
Fatouh, A. E., Mahran, G. A., El-Gandour, M. A. and Singh, R. K. 2007. Fractionation of buffalo butter oil by supercritical carbon dioxide. LWT-Food Science and Technology 40(10): 1687-1693.
Yu, J., Dandekar, D. V., Toledo, R. T., Singh, R. K., and Patil, B. S. 2007. Supercritical fluid extraction of limnoids and naringin from grapefruit (Citrus paradise Macf.) seeds. Food Chemistry 105:1026-1031.
Singh, R. K. 2007. Aseptic Processing. In “Advances in Thermal and Non-thermal Food Preservation, G. Tewari and V. K. Juneja (Eds),” Chapter 3, pp. 43-61, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.
Singh, R. K. and Singh, N. 2007. Chemistry, Technology, and Safety of Synthetic Flavors. In “Handbook of Meat, Poultry and Seafood Quality, Leo M. L. Nollet (Ed.),” Chapter 11, pp. 127-150, Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.
Chakrabandhu, K. and Singh, R. K. 2006. Determination of food particle residence time distributions in coiled tube and straight tube with bends at high temperature using correlation analysis. Journal of Food Engineering 76: 238-249.Dietchfield, C., Tadini, C. C., Singh, R. K. and Toledo, R. T. 2006. Velocity and temperature profiles, heat transfer coefficients and residence time distribution of a temperature dependent Herschel-Bulkley fluid in a tubular heat exchanger. Journal of Food Engineering 76: 632-638.
Nelson, H.M., Singh, R. K., Toledo, R. T., Saravia, H., and LaMonica, D. 2006. Use of membrane filtration in the recycling and reuse of processing water in the food industry. Membrane & Separation Technology News (May), 24(8): 8-9.
Nelson, H.M., Singh, R. K., Toledo, R.T., and LaMonica, D. 2006. The treatment and recovery of poultry processing wastewater using membrane bioreactor. Membrane & Separation Technology News (November), 25(2): 8-9.
Patil, B. S., Yu, J., Dandekar, D. V., Toledo, R. T., Singh, R. K., and Pike, L. M. 2006. Citrus Bioactive Limnoids and Flavonoids Extraction by Supercritical Fluids. In “Potential Health Benefits of Citrus, B.S. Patil, N.D. Turner, E.G. Miller and J.S. Brodbelt (Eds.),” Chapter 2, pp. 18-33, ACS Symposium Series 936, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Yu, J., Dandekar, D. V., Toledo, R. T., Singh, R. K., and Patil, B. S. 2006. Supercritical fluid extraction of limnoid glucosides from grapefruit molasses. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54(16): 6041-6045.