Dr Leon Ittiachen 

For July 2018-July 2019 Adjunct Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal-576119 M.I.T is declared as Institute of Eminence by Govt of India.   Sponsored Research Projects/ Industrial Consultancy Principal Investigator ; “Nisin as a Biopreservative in Ayurvedic Medicines” – Ongoing project Sponsored by  Kerala State Council for  Science, Tech. and EnvironmentPrincipal Investigator ; “Production of Biosurfactant using municipal Waste” – Completed project . Sponsored by  Kerala State Council for  Science, Tech. and EnvironmentPrincipal Investigator ; “Effect of Preservatives in Ayurvedic medicines”- Completed project Funded by  The Institute of  Engineers  (India)Principal Investigator ; “Ethanol manufacture from Cellulosic waste for motor fuel blending”- Project sponsored by ANERT, India.Principal Investigator “Microbial Spoilage of Ayurvedic Kashayam and lehayams “ – Completed Funded  by  Everest Pharma.Co-Investigator  “Action of Spheranths  Indicus on Kidney  Stones” – Completed Project  Project funded  by Trinity Pharmaceuticals.Co-Investigator “Antimicrobial studies of New KAPL® drug” – Completed Project Project funded  by Kerala  Ayurvedic Pharma Ltd.  Professional Experience Adjunct  Professor  –MIT, Manipal           Dept. of Chem. Engg.             September 2014-2016 Professor, Department  of Biotechnology,           SCET, Kerala, India.             April 2014-  to date Bioethics & IPR, Downstream Processing, BioprocessResearch Activities for students. CounsellingUniversity  course formulator andEvaluatorResearch Coordinator, Care Keralam           KINFRA  Park, Koratty.  Kerala  Sept.2008  – to date Co-ordination  with research agencies for fundingDevelopment of policy initiatives  with GovernmentLooking at IP and patent issues in AyurvedaSetting a research agenda for the organizationAsst.Professor, Department  of  Biotechnology, SCET, Kerala, India.  Dec  2005-2007 : 2008- 2009Risk Analyst   (India)-  Exclusive Analysis,  London 2008Report  and analysis of Indian political scenarioRisk and forecasting for companies interested in India.Senior Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Thrissur, Kerala, India.      2003- 2005Senior  Production Engineer, EDL Breweries, IndiaProduction scheduling, man and material managementProcess parameter testing and control  1997- 2001Junior Engineer, Empee Sugars & Chemicals (P) Ltd, Nellore  , Andhra Pradesh, India.      1994- 1995 


Dr Leon Ittiachen got KTU Guideship and two students have registered for PhD under his guidance. Students are Ms Sangeetha Gopal and Ms Sumi Maria Babu