Dr Leon Ittiachen
For July 2018-July 2019
Department of Chemical Engineering
Manipal Institute of Technology,
M.I.T is declared as Institute of Eminence by Govt of India.
Sponsored Research Projects/ Industrial Consultancy
Principal Investigator ; “Nisin as a Biopreservative in Ayurvedic Medicines” – Ongoing project Sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Tech. and Environment
Principal Investigator ; “Production of Biosurfactant using municipal Waste” – Completed project . Sponsored by Kerala State Council for Science, Tech. and Environment
Principal Investigator ; “Effect of Preservatives in Ayurvedic medicines”- Completed project Funded by The Institute of Engineers (India)
Principal Investigator ; “Ethanol manufacture from Cellulosic waste for motor fuel blending”- Project sponsored by ANERT, India.
Principal Investigator “Microbial Spoilage of Ayurvedic Kashayam and lehayams “ – Completed Funded by Everest Pharma.
Co-Investigator “Action of Spheranths Indicus on Kidney Stones” – Completed Project Project funded by Trinity Pharmaceuticals.
Co-Investigator “Antimicrobial studies of New KAPL® drug” – Completed Project Project funded by Kerala Ayurvedic Pharma Ltd.
Adjunct Professor –MIT, Manipal
Dept. of Chem. Engg. September 2014-2016
Professor, Department of Biotechnology,
SCET, Kerala, India. April 2014- to date
Bioethics & IPR, Downstream Processing, Bioprocess
Research Activities for students. Counselling
University course formulator andEvaluator
Research Coordinator, Care Keralam
KINFRA Park, Koratty. Kerala Sept.2008 – to date
Co-ordination with research agencies for funding
Development of policy initiatives with Government
Looking at IP and patent issues in Ayurveda
Setting a research agenda for the organization
Asst.Professor, Department of Biotechnology, SCET, Kerala, India. Dec 2005-2007 : 2008- 2009
Risk Analyst (India)- Exclusive Analysis, London 2008
Report and analysis of Indian political scenario
Risk and forecasting for companies interested in India.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Thrissur, Kerala, India. 2003- 2005
Senior Production Engineer, EDL Breweries, India
Production scheduling, man and material management
Process parameter testing and control 1997- 2001
Junior Engineer, Empee Sugars & Chemicals (P) Ltd, Nellore , Andhra Pradesh, India. 1994- 1995
Dr Leon Ittiachen got KTU Guideship and two students have registered for PhD under his guidance.
Students are Ms Sangeetha Gopal and Ms Sumi Maria Babu