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Selected Publications and Invited Presentations


  • Heat and Mass Transfer: A Biological Context.
    Datta, A. K. 2017. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 634 pages.
  • An Introduction to Modeling of Transport Processes: Applications to Biomedical Systems. Datta, A. K. and V. Rakesh. 2009. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 978-0-521-11924-5. 520 pages.
  • Handbook of Food and Bioprocess Modeling Techniques.
    Sablani, S. S., A. K. Datta, M. S. Rahman and A. S. Mujumdar, editors. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida. Expected December 2006.

Book Chapters

  • Datta, A. K. 2007. Physics-based models in food processing: Heat transfer. In Handbook of Food and Bioprocess Modeling Techniques. Edited by S. S. Sablani, A. K. Datta, M. S. Rahman and A. S. Mujumdar. Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, Florida.
  • Datta, A. K. 2002. Enabling computer-aided food process engineering: Status and needs. In Computational Techniques in Food Engineering, Edited by E. Balsa-Canto, J. Mora, J. R. Banga and E. Onate. International Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), Barcelona, Spain. pp. 3-14.
  • Datta, A. K. 2001. Fundamentals of heat and moisture transport for microwave processing of foods. Handbook of Microwave Technology for Food Applications. Edited by A. K. Datta and R. C. Anantheswaran, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, NY.

Journal Papers

  • Rakesh, V. and A. K. Datta. 2013. Transport in deformable hygroscopic porous media during microwave puffing. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Journal, 59(1):2013:33–45.
  • Thussu, S. and A. K. Datta. 2012. Texture prediction during deep frying: A mechanistic approach. Journal of Food Engineering, 108:111–121.
  • Warning, A. and A. K. Datta. 2013. Interdisciplinary engineering approaches to study how pathogenic bacteria interact with fresh produce. Journal of Food Engineering, 114(2013):426–448.
  • A. K. Datta, V. Rakesh and D. Way. 2011. Simulation as an integrator in an undergraduate biological engineering curriculum. Computer Applications in Engineering Education. In Press. Currently published online at DOI: 10.1002/cae.20519

Invited Presentations

  • Datta, A. K. 2013. Food Process, Quality, and Safety: Mathematical Models for Understanding and Optimization. Invited presentation at the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Datta, A. and A. Dhall. 2011. Modeling food process, quality and safety: Frameworks and practical aspects. 11th International Congress on Engineering and Food, Athens, Greece, May 2011.
  • Datta, A. K. 2010. Improving Understanding and Optimization of Food Process, Quality and Safety through Mathematical Models. Invited presentation at the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Datta, A. K. 2010. Microwave heating of frozen and multi-item foods. Presented to Schwan's (Foods) Research and Development, Marshall, Minnesota.
  • Datta, A. K. 2008. Enhancing the learning experience in a technical course through increased interaction. April 2. University level seminar at the invitation of the Center for Learning & Teaching, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
  • Datta, A. K. and V. Rakesh. 2008. Integrating computing, design and communication in a biomedical engineering course: Resource development over a decade. Presented at the conference Integration of Simulation Technology into the Engineering Curriculum: A university - industry workshop, July 25 - 26, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
  • Datta, A. K. and Z. Wang. 2008. Improved understanding and optimization of food processes through modeling. Presented at the Summit Forum on Modern fruits and vegetables processing industry, Urumqi, China, July 27 - Aug 02.
  • Datta, A. K. 2007. Porous media based approaches to understanding of food and biomaterial heating processes. Texas A&M University Distinguished Lecture Series on Multi Scale Processes in Earth Systems. College Station, Texas, Nov. 28.

Ashim K. Datta

Ashim K. Datta

  • Professor
    Biological & Environmental Engineering
    Cornell University
    208 Riley-Robb Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853-5701
  • Tel: (607) 255-2482
  • Fax: (607) 255-4080