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Srinivas Janaswamy



Associate Professor

Office Building

Raven Precision Agriculture Center



Mailing Address

Raven Precision Ag Building 116
Dairy & Food Science-Box 2104
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Dr. Janaswamy’ research program on ‘Functional Carbohydrates’ is about designing and developing biodegradable packaging materials, novel carriers of bioactive compounds, water purification, and plant nutrition.


Ph.D. Crystallography, 1997: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India.
M.S. Physics and Education: 1991: Regional College of Education, NCERT, Mysore University, India.
B.S. Physics, Mathematics and Electronics, 1989: Nagarjuna University, India.

Academic Responsibilities

FS 101, Introduction to Food Science
FS 341-341L - Advanced Food Science and Lab
FS 351 - 351L - Principles of Food Science and Lab
FS 360 - Food Chemistry

Committee Activities

Food Science Club Advisor

Area(s) of Research

Hatch Project:

Research program includes work on functional biopolymers with an emphasis on the design and development of novel carriers of bioactive compounds. The program also focuses on use of agricultural residues toward package materials and water purification.


Open Prairie

Open PRAIRIE - Public Research Access Institutional Repository and Information Exchange

List of Publications