Vaidehi Narkar

She/Her

1334 Eckles Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
United States

Degree
M.S.
Advisor
B. Pam Ismail
Education

B.Tech, Food Engineering and Technology

Biography

Vaidehi completed her B.Tech in Food Engineering and Technology in 2018 at the Institute of Chemical Technology, India. She is currently pursuing her M.S. degree in Food Science at the University of Minnesota. For her master's thesis, Vaidehi is investigating the isolation methods of camelina protein, aimed at providing a functional plant-based protein ingredient for food applications. Vaidehi has worked on the development of bakery products, cereals, and dairy-based beverages during her summer internships with General Mills and O-AT-KA. She has been volunteering and organizing various activities with the IFT Food Chemistry Division and Phi Tau Sigma-UMN Chapter. Vaidehi enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing board games, cooking, hiking, and traveling.