Dr. Ramabhau Tumadu Patil
Fellow, Elected 2011

Born in Ajanti Seem, Chopda, Maharashtra, India on 14 February 1954. Educated at D.R. High School, Nandurbar, MS, 1964-67; Pethe High School, Nasik, 1968-71; College of Agriculture, Pune, 1971-72; College of Agricultural Engineering, Rahuri, 1972-77; Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, 1977-79; Advanced Training at Colorado State University and Kansas State University, USA; University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 1991-95; Washington State University, USA, 2003-05.

Chairman & Executive Director, Benevole Welfare Society for Post Harvest Technology, Bhopal.

Scientist S-1, CPCRI, Kasaragod, Kerala, 1979-84; Sr. Scientist, 1985-98; Principal Investigator, NATP Jai Vigyan Mission Project on Household Food and Nutritional Security through Post Harvest Management and Value Addition, 1999-2003; and Principal Scientist, Soybean Processing and Utilisation Centre, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, 1998-2006; Director, Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana, 2006-11; Principal Scientist, Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal, 2001-12; Director, Technocrats Institute of Technology and Group Director, TIT-MBA, TIT Group of Institutions, Bhopal, 2012-2014; Chief Technical Advisor, Khyati Foods Pvt. Ltd., Bhopal, 2014 to date.

Awards/Honours: Graduate Scholarship Award of University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 1991-95; Best Graduate Thesis Award of Canadian Society of Agricultural Engineers, 1996; Team Award, Ministry of Education, Government of Poland, 1997; Eminent Engineer Award of Institution of Engineers (India), 2010; ISAE Team Award for Development of Pomegranate Aril Extractor. Technical Director PFE (ISAE) 1996-1998; Vice President (ISAE) 1998-2004; Vice President (AFST India) 2009-10; Associate Editor, Agricultural Research (A NAAS Journal); Chief Editor (ISAE-E Newsletter); Vice President (Technical Council) ISAE 2012-14; Golden Educationist of India by International Institute of Education & Management, New Delh 2013; Best Educationist Award from National & International Compendium, New Delhi 2013; Chair, International Conference on Management of Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship Development, Bhopal, 2014.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, New Delhi; Bioved Research Society, Allahabad; Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata; National Academy of Dairy Science (India).

Research Areas: Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Agricultural Structures & Process Engineering, Computer Applications in Agriculture, Innovative Technologies for Post Harvest Management and Value Addition.

Address: Chairman & Executive Director, Benevole Welfare Society for Post Harvest Technology, 13/14, Shalimar Enclave, E-3, Arera Colony, Bhopal 462016, M.P.; [Tel: Res. (0755) 4007489; Cell: 8964030701, 7898744894; 9589036020; Email: ramabhau@yahoo.com, ramabhau@gmail.com, benevole14@gmail.com]