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                  Dr Leon Ittiachen 
For July 2018-July 2019
Adjunct Professor
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.
Professional Experience
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