D.G. RAO (Dubasi Govardhana Rao), Ph.D., formerly Scientist, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) Resource Centre, Hyderabad, has over four decades of teaching and professional experience. He worked in Muscat (Oman) and Ethiopia and in Sriperumbudur (TN) and taught Chemical Engineering.
Dr. Rao has published 62 research papers in national and international journals in the fields of food technology, food engineering, wastewater treatment, and chemical engineering. He has authored 2 books on Food Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, and edited a book on Wastewater Treatment. A life member of Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (India), Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Oil Technologists Association of India, he has 8 patents to his credit in the area of food processing.