Profile of Dr. Bhaskar, N.

Bhaskar, N.

Elected Fellow – 2016

Subject : Food Sciences (Food & Nutrition)

DB: 01-06-1969 

Birth place

Gubbi, Tumkur (Dist), Karnataka, India.


College of Fisheries, Mangalore (UAS, Bangalore) (B.FSc., 1991) (M.FSc.,1993); Graduate School of Fisheries Science, Hokkaido University, Japan (2009); Post-Doc–JSPS Invitation Fellow to Hokkaido University (2009, 2015)

Positions held 

Advisor (QA), Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), New Delhi (December 29, 2016 to till date); Principal Scientist, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore (1 January 1,  2010 to till date); Scientist E1, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore (January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2009); Scientist-C, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore (January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2005); Scientist-B, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore (May 19, 1997 to December 31, 2001)

Research Area

Aquatic Biofunctional Materials, Industrial Fishery Technology, Fisheries Microbiology & Biochemistry, Processing waste (animal/fish processing) utilization

Awards and fellowships


UAS Gold Medal (1993), Prof. HPC Shetty Gold Medal (1993) by UAS, Bangalore; Best Student Award (1993) by AFSTI, Mysore; Best Group IV Scientist Award (2006-07) by CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore; Prof. MS Swaminthan Best Fisheries Scientist Award (2006-07) by PFGF, Mumbai; Laljee Godhoo Smarak Nidhi Award for excellence in R&D (2010) by AFSTI, Mysore; Japanese Govt. Scholarship (2002-04) by Govt. of Japan; JSPS Invitation Fellowship (2008-09 &  2015-16) by JSPS, Govt of Japan



National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (2017); Corporate Fellow –Society of Fisheries Technologists, India (SOFTI) (2015); Association of Food Scientists & Technologists, India (AFSTI) (2015); Society of Applied Biotechnology (SAB) (2011).  


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