Invention Disclosure/Patents Filed/Licencing:

  1. Plasma activated nanobubbles (2024). (Provisional patent applied).
  2. Method to improve 3D printability of proteins (2024). (Provisional patent applied).
  3. Reduction of deoxynivalenol in malting barley (2022). (Patent Pending).
  4. A method to reduce mycotoxin (deoxynivalenol) contamination during steeping and improve germination of malting barley (link). (Licencing opportunity).
  5. Pulse protein gels (2022). (Patent Pending).
  6. Antimicrobial treatment to reduce food-borne pathogens. (2019). (Provisional patent applied).
  7. Method and device for controlling water activity. (2016). Washington State University, Pullman, WA (Provisional patent applied).

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Submitted and Internal review:

  1. Liu, Y., Pan, D., Roopesh, M. S., Du, L. Functionality enhancement of pea protein isolate through cold plasma modification for 3D printing application (Internal review). 
  2. Tiwari, B., Dinesh, S., Prithiviraj, V., **Roopesh. M. S. Generation of plasma activated water nanobubbles for bacterial biofilm inactivation (Internal review).
  3. Puente, L., *Patel, D., Thilakarathna, M., & Roopesh. M. S. Past, present, and future of scientific research in microgreens: An overview using bibliometric tools (Submitted).
  4. *Dhaliwal, H. K., Ganzle, M., & **Roopesh. M. S. Understanding the potential of selected sanitation technologies on the inactivation of desiccated Salmonella enterica on stainless steel. (Internal review).
  5. *Dhaliwal, H. K., & **Roopesh. M. S. Process technologies for disinfection in the dry food industry (Internal review).
  6. *Ravash, N., Hesari, J., Khorram, S., Roopesh, M. S. Application of atmospheric cold plasma for processing of bovine colostrum: Investigation of antimicrobial efficacy of different ACP techniques. (Internal review).
  7. *Zubair, M., Roopesh, M. S., Ullah, A. Challenges and prospects: Graphene oxide-based materials for water remediation from metal ions and organic pollutants. (Submitted).
  8. *Zubair, M., Roopesh, M. S., Ullah, A. Green nanoengineered keratin derived bio-adsorbent for heavy metals removal from aqueous media. (Submitted).  

Published/Accepted manuscripts:

  1. Upadhyay, P., Zubair, M. Roopesh, M. S., Ullah, A. An overview of antimicrobial active food packaging: Emphasizing antimicrobial agents and polymer-based films. (Accepted). 
  2. *Dhaliwal, H. K., & **Roopesh. M. S. (2024). Continuous production and recirculation of plasma-activated water bubbles under different flow regimes for mixed-species bacterial biofilm inactivation inside pipelines. Journal of Food Safety.
  3. Marti, H., Shenmiao, L., Roopesh, M. S., Lu, X. (2024). Development of a microfluidic device to enrich and detect zearalenone in food using quantum dot-embedded molecularly imprinted polymers. Lab on a Chip.
  4. *Menon, S., Dhaliwal, H. K., Du, L., Zhang, S., Wolodko, J., Chen, L., & **Roopesh, M. S. (2024). Improvement in functionality and 3D printability of pea protein gels prepared by plasma activated microbubble water. Food Bioscience.
  5. Abeysingha. D., *Dinesh, S., Warkentin, T. D., Roopesh, M. S., Thilakarathna, M. S. (2024). The effect of cold plasma seed treatments on nodulation and plant growth in peas (Pisum sativum) and lentils (Lens culinaris). Plasma Processes and Polymers.
  6. Abeysingha. D., *Dhaliwal, H. K., Du, L., De Silva, B.A.C., Szczyglowski, K., Roopesh, M. S., Thilakarathna, M. S. (2024). The effect of cold plasma-based seed treatments on legume-rhizobia symbiotic nitrogen fixation: A review. Crops.
  7. Wang, J., Zhou, X., Ju, S., Cai, R., Roopesh, M. S., Pan, D., Du, L. (2023). Influence of atmospheric pressure plasma jet on the structural, functional and digestive properties of chickpea protein isolate. Food Research International.
  8. Ravash, N., Hesari, J., Feizollahi, E.,Dhaliwal, H. A., & Roopesh, M. S. (2023). Valorization of cold plasma technologies for eliminating biological and chemical food hazards. Food Engineering Reviews.
  9. *Zubair, M., Zahara, I., Roopesh, M. S., & **Ullah, A. (2023). Chemically cross-linked keratin and nanochitosan based sorbents for heavy metals remediation. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.
  10. Feizollahi, E., Jeganathan, B., Reiz, B., Vasanthan, T., **Roopesh, M. S. (2023). Reduction of deoxynivalenol during barley steeping in malting using plasma activated water and the determination of major degradation products. Journal of Food Engineering.
  11. *Yadav, B., & **Roopesh, M. S. (2023). In-package atmospheric cold plasma treatment and storage effects on membrane integrity, oxidative stress, and esterase activity of Listeria monocytogenes. Microorganisms.
  12. *Prasad, A., & **Roopesh. M. S. (2023). Bacterial biofilm inactivation by 275 nm and 455 nm light pulses emitted from LEDs. Journal of Food Safety.
  13. Rao, W., Roopesh, M. S., Pan, D., Du, L. (2023). Enhanced gel properties of duck myofibrillar protein by plasma-activated water: Through mild structure modifications. Foods.
  14. Feng, S., Hua, M. Z., Roopesh, M. S., **Lu, X. (2023). Rapid detection of three mycotoxins in animal feed materials using competitive ELISA-based origami microfluidic paper analytical device (μPAD). Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry.
  15. Feizollahi, E., Basu, U., Fredua-Agyeman, R., Jeganathan, B., Tonoyan, L., Strelkov, S. E., Vasanthan, T., Siraki, A. G., **Roopesh, M. S. (2023). Effect of plasma activated water bubbles on Fusarium graminearum, deoxynivalenol, and germination of naturally infected barley during steeping. Toxins.
  16. *Prasad, A., & **Roopesh. M. S. (2023). Understanding the Salmonella inactivation mechanisms of 365, 395, and 455 nm light pulses emitted from light emitting diodes. Applied Sciences.
  17. Rao, W., Li, Y., Dhaliwal, H., Feng, M., Xiang, Q., Roopesh, M. S., Dong, P., Du, L. (2023). Application of cold plasma technology in low-moisture foods: A review. Food Engineering Reviews.
  18. *Zubair, M., Roopesh, M. S., & **Ullah, A. (2023). Nano-modified feather keratin derived green and sustainable biosorbent for the remediation of heavy metals from synthetic wastewater, Chemosphere.
  19. Zou, F., Hrynets, Y., Roopesh. M. S., **Betti. M. Cold caramelization of glucosamine under UV-C radiation. Food Chemistry Advances.
  20. *Varghese, C., Srivastav, P. P., Roopesh, M. S. High-energy cookies for undernourished adolescents: in vivo rat assay of protein quality and evaluation of storage conditions on cookies shelf-life. Future Foods.
  21. Liu, S., Roopesh, M. S., Tang, J., & Qin, W. Recent development in low-moisture foods: Microbial safety and thermal process. Food Research International.
  22. *Zhang, S., Huang, W., **Roopesh, M. S., **Chen, L. Pre-treatment by combining atmospheric cold plasma and pH-shifting to prepare pea protein concentrate powders with improved gelling properties. Food Research International.
  23. *Adam, A. M., Jeganathan, B., Vasanthan, T., & **Roopesh. M. S.  Dipping fresh-cut apples in citric acid before plasma integrated low-pressure cooling improves the inactivation of Salmonella and polyphenol oxidase. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.
  24. *Yadav, B., & **Roopesh, M. S. Synergistically enhanced Salmonella reduction by sequential treatment of organic acids and atmospheric cold plasma and the mechanism study. Food Microbiology.
  25. Xu, J., Xie, Y., Paul, N.,  Roopesh, M. S., Shah, D. H., Tang, J. Water sorption characteristics of freeze-dried bacteria in low-moisture foods. International Journal of Food Microbiology.
  26. *Feizollahi, & **Roopesh. M. S. Degradation of zearalenone by atmospheric cold plasma: Effect of selected process and product parameters. Food and Bioprocess Technology.
  27. *Prasad, A., Gänzle, M., & **Roopesh. M. S. Antimicrobial activity and drying potential of high intensity blue light pulses (455 nm) emitted from LEDs. Food Research International.
  28. *Dhaliwal, H. K., Ganzle, M., & **Roopesh. M. S. Influence of drying conditions, food composition, and water activity on the thermal resistance of Salmonella enterica. Food Research International.
  29. *Adam, A. M., *Yadav, B., *Prasad, A., *Gautam, B., Tsui, Y., & **Roopesh. M. S. Salmonella inactivation and rapid cooling of fresh cut apples by plasma integrated low-pressure cooling. Food Research International.
  30. *Feizollahi, E., Mirmahdi, R. S., Zoghi, A., **Roopesh. M. S., & **Vasanthan, T. Review of the anti-nutritional and beneficial qualities of phytic acid, and procedures for removing it from food products. Food Research International.
  31. *Feizollahi, E., **Roopesh. M. S. Mechanisms of deoxynivalenol (DON) degradation during different treatments: A review. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.
  32. *Iqdiam, B., *Feizollahi, E., *Arif, M. F., Jeganathan, B., Vasanthan, T., Thilakarathna, M., & **Roopesh, M. S. Reduction of T-2 and HT-2 mycotoxins by atmospheric cold plasma and its impact on quality changes and germination of wheat grains. Journal of Food Science.
  33. *Feizollahi, E., Misra, N. N., **Roopesh, M. S. Factors influencing the antimicrobial efficacy of dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) atmospheric cold plasma (ACP) in food processing applications. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.
  34. *Zhang, S., Huang, W., Feizollahi, E., **Roopesh, M. S., **Chen, L.  Improvement of pea protein gelation at reduced temperature by atmospheric cold plasma and the gelling mechanism study. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies.
  35. *Yadav, B., *Spinelli, A. C., Govindan, B., Misra, N. N., Tsui, Y. Y., McMullen, L. M., **Roopesh, M. S. Effect of in-package atmospheric cold plasma discharge on microbial safety and quality of ready-to-eat ham in modified atmospheric packaging during storage. Journal of Food Science (Available online).
  36. *Prasad, A., *Du, L., *Zubair, M., *Subedi, S., Ullah, A., **Roopesh, M. S. Application of light emitting diodes (LED) in food processing and water treatment. Food Engineering Reviews.
  37. *Subedi, S., *Du, L., *Prasad, A., *Yadav, B., **Roopesh, M. S. Inactivation of Salmonella and quality changes in wheat flour after pulsed light-emitting diode (LED) treatments. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 121, 166-177.
  38. *Du, L., *Prasad, A., Gänzle, M., **Roopesh, M. S. (2020). Inactivation of Salmonella spp. in wheat flour by 395 nm LED and the related functional and structural changes of gluten. Food Research International, 127, 108716.
  39. *Subedi, S., **Roopesh, M. S. Simultaneous drying of pet food pellets and Salmonella inactivation by 395 nm light pulses in an LED reactor. Journal of Food Engineering (Available online).
  40. *Feizollahi, E., *Iqdiam, B., **Vasanthan, T., Thilakarathna, M., **Roopesh, M. S. Effect of atmospheric-pressure cold plasma treatment on deoxynivalenol degradation, quality parameters, and germination of barley grains. Applied Sciences, 10(10), 3530, Invited paper to the special issue "Plasma Techniques in Agriculture, Biology and Food Production" of Applied Sciences Journal.
  41. *Varghese, C., Wolodko, J., Chen, L., Doschak., Srivastav, P. P., **Roopesh, M. S. Influence of selected product and process parameters on microstructure, rheological and textural properties of 3D printed cookies. Foods. 9(7), 907. Special issue "3D Food Printing: Future Outlook and Application in Food Sector".
  42. *Feizollahi, E., Arshad, M., *Yadav, B., Ullah, A., **Roopesh. M. S. Degradation of deoxynivalenol by atmospheric-pressure cold plasma and sequential treatments with heat and UV light. Food Engineering Reviews. Invited paper to the special issue for selected original research papers presented at the 2019 IFT NPD / EFFoST International Nonthermal Processing Workshop & Short Courses.
  43. *Gautam, B., Ganzle, M., & **Roopesh. M. S. Influence of water activity on the thermal inactivation of Salmonella enterica in low-moisture foods. International Journal of Food Microbiology. .
  44. *Yadav, B., & **Roopesh, M. S. In-Package atmospheric cold plasma treatments of freeze-dried pet foods: Effect of treatment time, water activity, and storage on the inactivation of Salmonella. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies.
  45. *Chaplot, S., *Yadav, B., Jeon, B., **Roopesh, M. S. (2019). Atmospheric cold plasma and peracetic acid-based hurdle intervention to reduce Salmonella on raw poultry meat. Journal of Food Protection. 82(5), 878-888.
  46. Misra, N. N., *Yadav, B., **Roopesh, M. S., Jo, C. (2019). Cold plasma for effective fungal and mycotoxin control in foods: Mechanisms, inactivation effects and applications. Comprehensive reviews in food science and food safety, 18, 106-120.
  47. *Yadav, B., *Spinelli, A. C., Govindan, B., Tsui, Y. Y., McMullen, L. M., **Roopesh, M. S. (2019). Cold plasma treatment of ready-to-eat deli meat: Influence of process conditions and storage on inactivation of Listeria innocua. Food Research International, 123, 276-285.
  48. *Prasad, A., Gänzle, M., **Roopesh, M. S. Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Salmonella using 365 nm and 395 nm high intensity pulsed light emitting diodes. Foods. 8(12), 679.
  49. Liao, Y., Syamaladevi, R. M., Zhang, H., Killinger, K., Sablani, S.S. (2017). Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes on frozen red raspberries by using UV-C light. Journal of Food Protection, 80(4), 545-550.
  50. *Tadapaneni, R. K., **Syamaladevi, R. M., Villa-Rojas, R., Tang, J. (2017). Design of a novel Thermal-Water Activity Cell (TAC) to study the influence of water activity on the thermal resistance of Salmonella in low-moisture foods. Journal of Food Engineering, 208, 48-56.
  51. **Syamaladevi, R. M., Tang, J., Villa-Rojas, R., Sablani, S. S., Carter, B., Campbell, G. (2016). Influence of water activity on thermal resistance of microorganisms in low-moisture foods: A review. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 15(3), 353-370.
  52. **Syamaladevi, R. M., Tang, J., Zhong, Q. (2016). Water diffusion from a bacterial cell in low-moisture foods. Journal of Food Science, 81(9), R2129-R2134.
  53. Syamaladevi, R. M., *Tadapaneni, R. K., Xu, J., Villa-Rojas, R., Tang, J., Carter, B., Sablani, S. S., Marks, B. (2016). Water activity change at elevated temperatures and thermal resistance of Salmonella in all purpose wheat flour and peanut butter, Food Research International, 81, 163-170.
  54. Ultraviolet-C inactivation of Penicillium expansum on fruit surfaces. Food Control, 50, 297-303.
  55. Ultraviolet light inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on organic fruit surfaces. Effect of fruit surface characteristics. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 210, 136-142.
  56. UV-C Light inactivation of Penicillium expansum on pear surfaces: Influence on physicochemical and sensory quality during storage. Post-Harvest Technology and Biology, 87, 27-32.
  57. Inactivation of Escherichia coli population on fruit surfaces using ultraviolet-C light: Influence of fruit surface characteristics. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6(11), 2959-2973.
  58. Moisture sorption characteristic, glass transition temperature and microstructures of mango powder dried by Refractance Window® and freeze drying methods. Drying Technology, 31, 1969-1978.
  59. Understanding the influence of state/phase transitions on ice recrystallization in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) during frozen storage. Food Biophysics. 7, 57-71.
  60. Physicochemical properties of encapsulated red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) powder: Influence of high pressure homogenization. Drying Technology, 30, 484-493.
  61. Influence of molecular weight on enthalpy relaxation and fragility of amorphous carbohydrates. Carbohydrate Polymers. 88, 223-231.
  62. Effect of storage on phytochemicals in canned and juiced conventional and organic blueberries. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 92, 916-924.
  63. Stability of anthocyanins in frozen and freeze-dried raspberries during long-term storage: In relation to glass transition. Journal of Food Science 76(6): E414-E421.
  64. Aging of amorphous raspberry powder: Enthalpy relaxation and fragility. Journal of Food Engineering 101: 32-40.
  65. Water sorption and glass transition temperatures in raspberry solids. Thermochimica Acta 503-504: 90-96.
  66. A review of methods, data and applications of state diagram of food systems. Food Engineering Reviews 2:168-203.
  67. Effect of thermal treatments on phytochemicals in conventionally and organically grown berries. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 90: 769-778.
  68. State diagram and water adsorption isotherm of raspberry (Rubus idaeus). Journal of Food Engineering 91: 460-467
  69. Thermal transitions of rice: Development of a state diagram. Journal of Food Engineering 90(1): 110-118.
  70. Ergonomic and field performance analysis of wet land paddy weeders: Study from south India.  Agricultural Engineering International: The CIGR Ejournal. Manuscript PM 07 011.