Jaya Sundaram, Ph.D.

Research Scientist/Lecturer

School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering

Making food supply safer

Phone: 706-542-3815
Fax: 706-542-8806


207 Driftmier Engineering Center
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States


Ph.D., Food Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2003
M.E., Process Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India, 1999
B.E., Agricultural Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India, 1997

Areas of Specialty

  • Plasmonic nanoparticles for bio-sensing tools
  • Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for diagnostics
  • Hydrogel materials processing for tissue and cellular engineering
  • Biomaterials micro/nano encapsulation for drug and functional nutrient targeted delivery
  • Biodegradable polymer packaging
  • Fate analysis of new generation probiotics and functional nutrients
  • Food safety and quality engineering

Curriculum vitae (PDF)