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Dr. Kayanush J. Aryana

Dr. Kayanush (Kai) J. Aryana

Professor

115 Dairy Science Building
phone: (225) 578-4380

email: karyana@agcenter.lsu.edu

EDUCATION
  • Ph.D. - Food Science and Technology, August 1997. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.
  • M.S. - Cytogenetics. 1991. Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Maharashtra, India
  • B.S. - Agriculture (Food production and processing), May 1987. Mahatma Phule Agricultural University. Maharashtra, India.
CURRENT TEACHING RESPONSIBILITY
  • NFS 4040 / ANSC 4040, Quality Assurance in the Food Industry, 4 credit hours
  • ANSC 4080, Dairy Microbiology, 3 credit hours
  • ANSC 2075, Milk and Dairy Foods, 3 credit hours
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Functional dairy foods
  • Probiotics and probiotic properties
  • Culture bacteria and their attributes related to food manufacturing and quality
  • Non-thermal processing technologies
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS (1997 - present)
  • 4 book chapters
  • 71 refereed scientific articles
RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS (1997 - present)
  • 103 scientific presentations
AWARDS
  • International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing. 2014. American Dairy Science Association
  • Milk Industry Foundation, Teaching Award in Dairy Manufacturing. 2013. American Dairy Science Association
  • Alumni award, Outstanding Teacher in the College of Agriculture, LSU COA, 2015
  • Sedberry Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award, LSU COA, 2013
  • National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) teaching award, College of Agriculture, LSU. 2012.
  • Rogers Research Excellence Award for outstanding performance, LSU AgCenter, 2008.
  • Tipton Team Research Award, LSU AgCenter, 2008
  • Ruska Award for Excellence in Electron Microscopy, Southeastern Microscopic Society, 1997
  • Teaching Award, Gamma Sigma Delta, LSU Chapter, 2008
  • Tiger Athletic Foundation Award for Outstanding Teacher (Assistant Professor), LSU College of Agriculture (COA), 2007
  • Research Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta, LSU Chapter, 2006
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Teacher Merit Honor Roll award LSU COA, 2005 – 2017
HONORS
  • Diplomate, American College of Animal Sciences. Animal Food Science Discipline, 2012 – present
  • Certified Food Scientist, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), 2013 – present
  • American Dairy Science Association Representative to the 3-A Sanitary Standards Inc. 2012-2018
CURRENT DEPARTMENTAL / UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE SERVICES
  • Louisiana Agriculture Editorial Board (2017 - 2020)
  • Graduate Committee member - Nutrition Food Sciences
  • Undergraduate Committee member - Nutrition Food Sciences
NATIONAL / INTERNATIONAL SERVICES
  • Lead trainer, USDA FAS, 2014 Cochran fellows from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Foods Safety and International Standards
  • Lead trainer, USDA FAS 2015 Cochran fellows from China, Dairy Foods Manufacturing
  • Lead trainer, USDA FAS 2016 Cochran fellows from Guatemala, El Salvador and Peru. Dairy foods processing and ingredients
  • USDA Panel Reviewer 2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
  • National Science Foundation Panel Reviewer, 2014, 2015
  • External examiner of Ph.D. dissertations from universities in Australia and Hong Kong
SERVICE IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
  • Chair, American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Dairy Foods Division, 2006-07
  • Chair, American Dairy Science Association (ADSA) Dairy Foods Council, 2006-07
  • Chair, ADSA DFD, Graduate Paper Competition (oral presentations), 2008-09
  • Chair, ADSA DFD, Graduate Paper Competition (poster presentations), 2009-10
  • Chair, Gulf Coast Section, Institute of Food Technologists, 2007-08
  • Teaching awards committee member American Dairy Science Association, 2014 - present
  • Research awards committee member American Dairy Science Association, 2015 – present
EDITORIAL BOARD FOR REFEREED SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Dairy Science (2014- present) (2003-2009)
  • Editorial Board Advances in Microbiology. 2011 – present
  • Editorial Board, Food and Nutrition Sciences. 2012 – present
  • Editorial Board International Journal of Microbiology and Advance Immunology (2014 – present)
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