Dr. Girdhari Ramdas Patil
Fellow, Elected 2011

Born in Rajore, Maharashtra, India on 9 January 1953. Educated at Pratap Vidya Mandir, Chopda, Maharashtra 1964-68; College of Agriculture, Pune, 1968-72; Dairy Science College, Anand, 1972-74; National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1975-1981; B.Sc,1972; M.Sc, 1974; Ph.D, 1981; Post Doctoral Research as Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellow, 1983-84.

Joint Director (Academic), ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 2006 to date.

Scientist and Senior Scientist, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 1977-94; Head of the Department, Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani, 1994-2000; Head of the Department, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 2000-06; Project Coordinator, Network Project on "R&D Support for Process Upgradation of Indigenous Milk Products for Industrial Applications", 2000 to date.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Team Research Award, 2010; VII Shri Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award, 2006; Dr. J.R. Patel Memorial Award, 2005-06; Vice President, Dairy Technology Society of India; Member of Central Executive Committee, Indian Dairy Association; Vice President, Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Dairying; Vice President, National Academy of Dairy Science.

Fellow: National Academy of Dairy Science

Research Areas: Dairy Technology, Dairy Food Preservation, Dairy Food Formulation, Food Rheology.

Address: Joint Director (Academic), ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; 2154 A, Sector 6, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2259003, 2259007, 2254751; Res. (0184) 2283133, Cell: 09466149003; Fax: (0184) 2254751; Email: grpndri@yahoo.co.in]