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Vikram V. Mistry

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Title Department Head/Professor
Office Building Alfred Dairy Science Hall
Room Number 136B
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
Dairy and Food Science
SDS 136B, Box 2104
Brookings, SD 57007

Professional Memberships

American Dairy Science Association
Institute of Food Technologists
North Central Cheese Industries Association
Midwest Dairy Association
International Dairy Journal
French Journal of Dairy Technology
Midwest Dairy Foods Research Center

Academic Responsibilities

Teaching Responsibilities:
DS 109 - First Year Experience in Dairy Science
DS 490 - Dairy Science Seminar

Awards & Honors

Gamma Sigma Delta Research Award (1995)
Sigma Xi Research Award (1996)
SDSU FO Butler Research Award (2003)
International Dairy Foods Association Research Award of ADSA (2004)
Kraft Foods Teaching Award of ADSA (2004)
Harold Bailey Award for Excellence in Department Leadership (2011)

Research/Scholarship Responsibilities

Process development for reduced fat products
Application of membrane processing in product processing & cheese making
Methods for Process cheese manufacture Reduction of salt whey waste in cheese making
Comparison cheese making characteristics of milks from Holstein & Brown Swiss
Method for manufacture of vit. D fortified Process cheeses
Bio-availability of vit. D from fortified cheeses in humans

Specialty Area

  • Dairy Products Processing


Ph.D., Food Science, 1986: Cornell University, Ithaca NY
M.S., Food Science, 1982: Cornell University, Ithaca NY
B.Sc., Dairy Technology, 1979: Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand, India