Chari Kandala has M.S degrees in physics from IIT, Madras, India and University of Georgia (UGA), USA. He got his Ph.D. degree from UGA, USA in biological and agricultural engineering. His research was on dielectric properties of agricultural materials. He worked as an Assistant Professor of physics at Pantnagar University, Pantnagar, India and as an Electronics Engineer at ICRISAT, India and the University of GA in USA. Presently he is a Research Engineer with the Agricultural Research Service of the USDA and his research interests are in developing methods and instrumentation for quality measurement and control of various agricultural and biological products. His expertise is in sensor technology both optical and electronics and has developed capacitor and NIR sensors for industrial use. He has over 80 publications, book chapters, and US patents. He is a Member of the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE), American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABEs), and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEEs).
Biography Updated on 15 February 2012