Sundaram Gunasekaran

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering; Department of Biological Systems Engineering, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences


Ph.D., Agricultural Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana;
M.Eng., AID, Thailand;
B.E., TNAU, India

Sundaram Gunasekaran is a professor in biological systems engineering and food science. His research focuses on nanotechnology and biosensing for food, biological, biomedical and environmental applications.

His research interests include:

  • Engineering properties and quality of food and biomaterials
  • Rheology of food and other macromolecular systems and hydrogels
  • Sensors and instrumentation
  • Novel and value-added bioprocess engineering
  • Structure function relationship in foods