Area of Research
  • Fish processing, product development, Indicators based on nanotechnology
  • MFSc. (Post Harvest Technology in fisheries)
  • Ph. D. (Fish processing technology) 
Current projects
  • SMART PACK: Development and characterization of smart packaging films for enhancing quality and shelf life of fishery products [1000661055 [P-117/2021(3)]
  • Technological interventions in value addition and advanced processing techniques for fish and shell fish 
  • Valorisation of marine and agro waste for development of green packaging materials [Project code: 1000661054 [P-116/2021(3)]
  • An Assessment of Extension System in Marine Fisheries Sector of Kerala [1000680032 [Ext-40/2020(3)]
Awards and recognitions
  • Received the Technology Certificate from Indian Council of Agricultural Research for developing ‘ Nanoparticle based time temperature indicator for frozen stored products’ as Lead Developer in July 2023.
  • First prize for oral presentation in National technical Workshop on Indian Perspective on Food Safety, Security and Standards, jointly organised by ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Society of Fisheries Technologists India, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India and Indian Section of AOAC International during 7-8th June, 2023 at ICAR-CIFT, Cochin-29.
  • Young women scientist award in 3rd International Conference on “Global Initiative in Agricultural, Forestry and Applied Sciences For food security, Environmental Safety and Sustainable Development (GIAFAS-2021) Organized by the Agricultural & Environmental Technology Development Society (AETDS), Uttarakhand, India on October 17-18, 2021
  • First prize for poster presentation in First Indo-US international conference on polymers for packaging applications in 2011 at Kottayam.
Publications (Best 5 publications)
  • Sreelakshmi, K. R., Mohan, C. O., Anas, K. K., Renjith, R. K., Remya, S., & Ashraf, P. M. (2022). Synthesis and stability of chitosan gold nanocomposites: Effect of time of heating and concentration of reactant. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 57(2), 1333-1339.
  • Sreelakshmi, K. R., Mohan, C. O., Remya, S., Tejpal, C. S., & Ravishankar, C. N. (2022). Intrinsic properties of chitosan on the characteristics of gold nanoparticles and its application as smart packaging device. Food Science and Technology International, 10820132221141944.
  • Sreelakshmi, K. R., Raj, R., Remya, S., Minimol, V. A., Mohan, C. O., & Ninan, G. (2022). Nutritional crispy from fish scales for human diet. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 31(8), 763-774.
  • Sreelakshmi, K. R., Rehana, R., Renjith, R. K., Sarika, K., Greeshma, S. S., Minimol, V. A., & Ninan, G. (2019). Quality and shelf life assessment of puffer fish (Lagocephalus guentheri) fillets during chilled storage. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology, 28(1), 25-37.
  • Sreelakshmi, K. R., Mohan, C. O., Remya, S., Raj, R., Rajasree, R., Pillai, D.,Ashok kumar K & Ravishankar, C. N. (2021). Time dependent synthesis of gold nanoparticles using chitosan as reducing agent: A spectroscopic approach. Indian journal of fisheries, 68(2), 112-117.


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