Jeyamkondan (Jeyam) Subbiah

Jeyamkondan (Jeyam) Subbiah, Ph.D., P.E.

Contact Information:
210 L.W. Chase Hall
Lincoln: East Campus
(402) 472-4944
jsubbiah2@unl.edu
Email   

Kenneth E. Morrison Distinguished Professor of Food Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering and Food Science & Technology
Academic Degrees
  • Ph.D., Biosystems Engineering, Oklahoma State University-Stillwater, OK
  • M.S., Biosystems Engineering, University of Manitoba-Winnipeg, Canada
  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University-India
  • Professional Engineer - Nebraska
Appointment
  • 35% Research (Biological Systems Engineering)
  • 20% Teaching
  • 45% Research (Food Science & Technology)
Areas of Research and Professional Interest
Multiphysics modeling of food processes for improving food quality and safety. Improving safety of low moisture foods using radiofrequency processing, extrusion, and gaseous technologies. Pulsed electric field for enhancing extraction of bioactives from fruits, vegetables, and food processing wastes for chemoprevention. Hyperspectral and multispectral imaging for predicting food quality.
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Honors and Awards

  • 2014 ASABE Nebraska Engineer of the Year
  • 2011 ASABE Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service

Selected Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Pitchai, K., J. Chen, S. Birla, D. Jones, and J. Subbiah. 2016. Modeling Microwave Heating of Frozen Mashed Potato in a Domestic Oven Incorporating Electromagnetic Frequency Spectrum. Journal of Food Engineering, 173: 124–131
  • Boreddy, S.R. and J. Subbiah. 2016. Temperature and moisture dependent dielectric properties of egg white powder.  Journal of Food Engineering, 168: 60–67.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., K. Cluff, A. Samal, C.R. Calkins, D.D. Jones, G.E. Meyer, and J. Subbiah. 2016. Three Dimensional Chemometric Analyses of Hyperspectral Images for Beef Tenderness Forecasting.  Journal of Food Engineering, 169: 309–320.
  • Gulati P., S. Weir, D. Santra, J. Subbiah, and D. Rose. 2015. Effects of feed moisture and extruder screw speed and temperature on physical characteristics and antioxidant activity of extruded proso millet (Panicum miliaceum) flour.   International Journal of Food Science and Technology. doi: 10.1111/ijfs.12974.
  • Boreddy, S.R. and J. Subbiah. 2015.  Physical and thermal properties of spray dried egg white powder. Transactions of the ASABE, 58(5): 1409-1416.
  • Chen, J., K. Pitchai, S. Birla, R. Gonzalez, D. Jones, and J. Subbiah. 2015. Development of a multi-temperature calibration method for measuring dielectric properties of foods. IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 22(1):626-634.
  • Chen, J., K. Pitchai, D. Jones, and J. Subbiah. 2015. Effect of decoupling electromagnetics from heat transfer analysis on prediction accuracy and computation time in modeling microwave heating of frozen and fresh mashed potato. Journal of Food Engineering, 144: 45-57.
  • Chiang, J., S. Birla, M. Bedoya, D. Jones, J. Subbiah, and C.L. Brace.  2015.  Modeling and Validation of Microwave Ablations with Internal Vaporization. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering,  62(2): 657–663.
  • Huang, X., S. Irmak, Y. F. Lu, I. Pipinos, G. Casale, and J. Subbiah.  2015. Spontaneous and coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy of human gastrocnemius muscle biopsies in CH-stretching region for discrimination of peripheral artery disease.  Biomedical Optical Express, 6: 2766-2777.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., K. Cluff, D.D. Jones, C. Calkins, A.K. Samal, C. Lorenzen, and J. Subbiah. 2015. A prototype on-line AOTF hyperspectral image acquisition system for tenderness assessment of beef carcasses. Journal of Food Engineering, 154: 1-9.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., K. Cluff, A. Samal, C.R. Calkins, D.D. Jones, C.L. Lorenzen, and J. Subbiah. 2015. Hyperspectral imaging of ribeye muscle on hanging beef carcasses for tenderness assessment. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 116: 55-64.
  • Boreddy, S.R., S. Birla, G. Froning, H. Thippareddi, and J. Subbiah. 2014. Effect of radio frequency assisted thermal processing on quality and functional properties of egg white powder. Transactions of the ASABE, 57(6): 1761-1770.
  • K. Pitchai, S.L. Birla, J. Subbiah, D. Jones, and H. Thippareddi. 2012. Coupled electromagnetic and heat transfer model for microwave heating in domestic ovens. Journal of Food Engineering. 112(2012) 100–111 .
  • Jaya Sundaram, Chari V. Kandala, Konda Naganathan Govindarajan, and Jeyam Subbiah. 2012. Sensing of Moisture Content of In-Shell Peanuts by NIR Reflectance Spectroscopy. Journal of Sensor Technology, 2012, 2, 1-7 doi:10.4236/jst.2012.21001 Published Online March 2012
  • Curtis, E., Othman, S. F., Konda Naganathan, G., and Subbiah, J. (in press). Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Relaxometry to Visualize Internal Freeze Damage to Pickling Cucumber. To appear in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Relaxometry to Visualize Internal Freeze Damage to Pickling Cucumber.
  • Singh, A., Korasapati, N. R., Juneja, V. K., Subbiah, J., Froning, G., and Thippareddi, H. (2011). Dynamic predictive model for the growth of Salmonella spp. in liquid whole egg. Dynamic predictive model for the growth of Salmonella spp. in liquid whole egg., 76, M225-232.. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02074.x/abstract
  • Vulugoti, P.R., Bohra, L.K., Juneja, V.K., Huang, L., Wesseling, A.L., Subbiah, J., and Thippareddi, H. 2011. Dynamic model for predicting growth of salmonella spp. in ground sterile pork. Food Microbiology 28(4): 796-803.
  • Gachovska, T., Cassada, D., Subbiah, J., Hanna, M., Thippareddi, H., and Snow, D. 2010. Enhanced anthocyanin extraction from red cabbage using pulsed electric field processing. Journal of Food Science 75(6), E323-E329.
  • Kumar, V., D. Jonnalagadda, J. Subbiah, A.P. Wee, H. Thippareddi, and S. Birla. 2009. A 3-D heat transfer and fluid flow model for cooling of a single egg under forced convection. Accepted for publication in Transactions of the ASABE.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., C. V. K. Kandala, and J. Subbiah. 2009. NIR reflectance spectroscopy for nondestructive moisture content determination of peanut kernels. Transactions of the ASABE, 52(5): 1661-1665.
  • Augustyn, R., G. Konda Naganathan, A. Samal, and J. Subbiah. 2009. Vein pattern recognition with hyperspectral imaging. Journal of Machine Vision (Submitted).
  • Konda Naganathan, G., C. V. K. Kandala, and J. Subbiah. 2008. NIR reflectance spectroscopy for nondestructive moisture content determination of peanut kernels. Journal of Near-Infrared Radiation (Accepted with minor revisions).
  • Gachovska, T., S. Kumar, J. Subbiah, H. Thippareddi, and F. Williams. 2008. Ultraviolet and pulsed electric field treatments have additive effect on inactivation of Escherichia coli in apple juice. Journal of Food Science, 73(9): M412-417.
  • Kumar, S., J. Subbiah, H. Thippareddi, S. Zivanovic, P. M. Davidson, and F. Harte. 2008. Inactivation of Escherichia coli K-12 in apple juice using combination of high pressure homogenization and chitosan. Journal of Food Science. 74(1): M8-M14.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., L. Grimes, J. Subbiah, C. Calkins, A. Samal, and G. Meyer. 2008. Visible/near-infrared hyperspectral imaging for beef tenderness prediction. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 64:225-233.
  • Konda Naganathan, G., L. M. Grimes, J. Subbiah, C. R. Calkins, A. Samal, and G. E. Meyer. 2008. Partial least squares analysis of near-infrared hyperspectral images for beef tenderness prediction. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety, 2(3): 178-188.
  • Cluff, K., G. Konda Naganathan, J. Subbiah, R. Lu, C. Calkins, and A. Samal. 2008. Optical scattering in beef steak to predict tenderness using hyperspectral imaging in the VIS-NIR region. Sensing and Instrumentation for Food Quality and Safety, 2(3): 189-196.
  • Rust, S.R., D. M. Price, J. Subbiah, G. Kranzler, G. G. Hilton, D. L. Vanoverbeke, and J. B. Morgan. 2008. Predicting beef tenderness using near-infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Animal Science, 86:211–219.
  • Gumudavelli, V., J. Subbiah, H. Thippareddi, and P.R. Velugoti. 2007. Dynamic predictive model for growth of Salmonella Enteritidis in egg yolk. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 72(7): M254-M262.
  • Juneja, V.K., M.V. Melendres, L. Huang, V. Gumudavelli, J. Subbiah, and H. Thippareddi. 2007. Modeling the effect of temperature on growth of Salmonella in chicken. Food Microbiology, 24: 328-335.
  • Kotwaliwale, N., J. Subbiah, P. Weckler, G. Brusewitz, and G. Kranzler. 2007. Calibration of a soft X-ray digital imaging system for biological materials. Transactions of the ASAE, 50(2): 661-666.
  • Subbiah, J., N. Ray, G. Kranzler, and S. Acton. 2004. Segmentation of longissimus dorsi for beef quality grading using computer vision. Transactions of the ASAE, 47(4):1261-1268. Paper
  • Jayas, D.S., and S. Jeyamkondan. 2002. Modified atmosphere storage of grains, meats, fruits, and vegetables. Biosystems Engineering, 83(3): 235-251.
  • Jayas, D.S., D.A. Irvine, G. Mazza. and S. Jeyamkondan. 2001. Evaluation of a computer-controlled ventilation system for a potato storage facility. Canadian Biosystems Engineering. 43: 5.5-5.12. Paper
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 2001. A nitrogen refrigerated, jacketed container for distribution of retail-ready meat. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 17 (6): 809-814. Paper
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 2001. Microbial growth modelling using artificial neural networks. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 64(3): 343-354. Paper
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 2000. Centralized packaging for distribution of retail-ready meat. Journal of Food Protection, 63(6): 796-804. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 1999. Pulsed electric field processing of foods: a review. Journal of Food Protection, 62(9): 1088-1096. Abstract

PROCEEDINGS

  • Jeyamkondan, S., N. Ray, G. A. Kranzler, and N. Biju. 2000. Beef quality grading using machine vision. Edited by J.A. DeShazer and G.E. Meyer. Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 4203, pp. 91-101. Paper

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY PAPERS

  • Jeyamkondan, S. and G. A. Kranzler. 2003. Predicting Beef Tenderness using Near-infrared Spectroscopy. SPIE International Symposium, Providence, Rhode Island, 27-31 October 2003. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S. and G. Kranzler. 2003. Texture analysis of beef images using Gabor filters. Paper #033053. Presented at the ASAE 96th Annual Meeting, July 27-30, 2003. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S., R. Noyes, and T. Phillips. 2003. Effective phosphine fumigation in concrete silos. Paper #036151. Presented at the ASAE 96th Annual Meeting, July 27-30, 2003. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S. and R. Noyes. 2003. Mechanical dust control baffles for grain elevator dump pits. Paper #036010. Presented at the ASAE 96th Annual Meeting, July 27-30, 2003. Abstract
  • N. Kotwaliwale, S. Jeyamkondan, P. Weckler, G. Brusewitz, and G. Kranzler. 2003. Digital radiography for quality determination of small agricultural products: Development and calibration of equipment. Paper #036231. Presented at the ASAE 96th Annual Meeting, July 27-30, 2003.
  • Jeyamkondan, S., Y. Hu, and R. Noyes. 2003. A software program for grain blending at commercial elevators. Paper #036002. Presented at the ASAE 96th Annual Meeting, July 27-30, 2003. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S., G. Kranzler, N. Kotwaliwale, and P.Weckler. 2003. Predicting beef tenderness using X-ray imaging. Paper No.: 43-12. Presented at IFT Annual Meeting in Chicago, July 13-17, 2003. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S., G. Kranzler, A. Lakshmikanth, J. B. Morgan, and J.C. Brooks. 2002. Predicting beef tenderness with textural features. ASAE Paper #023125. Presented at the ASAE 95th Annual International Meeting, July 28-31, 2002, Chicago, IL.
  • Jeyamkondan, S., G. Kranzler, and A. Lakshmikanth. 2001. Predicting beef tenderness with computer vision. ASAE Paper #013063. Presented at the ASAE 94th Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2001, Sacramento, CA. Paper
  • Noyes, R.T., S. Jeyamkondan, J. T. Criswell, and T. Phillips. 2000. Phosphine fumigation failures in concrete silos in southwestern USA. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Controlled Atmosphere and Fumigation, November 2, 2000, Fresno, CA. Paper
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 1999. Design, fabrication, and testing of a nitrogen-refrigerated container for storage and distribution of master-packaged fresh red meats at -1.5º C. Paper No. 75-7. IFT Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 1999. Abstract
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 1998. Design of a jacketed container for storage and distribution of master-packaged meat at -1.5ºC using liquid nitrogen. Paper No. SD98-123. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI. Paper
  • Jeyamkondan, S., D.S. Jayas, and R.A. Holley. 1998. Pasteurization of foods by pulsed electric fields at high voltages. North Central Region Intersectional Meeting, Paper No. SD98-122. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI. Paper

PATENTS

  • Subbiah, J., Calkins, C., and Samal, A. 2008. System and method for analyzing material properties using hyperspectral imaging. US Patent 20080199080.
  • Jeyamkondan, S. and R. Noyes. Bin Blending Software. Disclosed the software to Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Oklahoma State University for Copyrighting, June 2003. Provisional Patent filed.