Area of Research
  • Fish Processing Technology, value addition, Fishery byproducts and waste utilization
  • M.Sc. (Industrial fisheries) , CUSAT
  • Ph.D. (Marine Sciences), CUSAT
Current projects
  • Development of Standard Processes & Protocols for Innovative Products from Aquatic Resources, Shelf Life Modelling and Assessment of Energy Use (ICAR) 
  • Development of high value by products from fish and shell fish processing discards(ICAR)
  • Myctophid resource assessment in the Arabian sea and development of post-harvest technologies(CMLRE)
  • Zonal Technology Management and Agribusiness Incubation unit (NAIF).
Awards and recognitions
  • Jawaharlal Nehru  Award 2010 for outstanding doctoral thesis research in Agricultural & Allied Sciences  
  • A.V Jones Young Scientist Award 2011  Best Scientific Paper Award 2009 of the Society of Fisheries Technologists (India), Cochin 
  • Prof. M.M Sebastian Memorial award for outstanding performance in BSc Course in 1986
Publications (Best 5 publications)
  • Frozen Storage Studies of Value-Added Mince-Based Products from Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus, Peters 1852) George Ninan, J. Bindu and J. Joseph.Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 34, 2010pp:255–271. 
  • Physical, Mechanical, and Barrier Properties of Carp and Mammalian Skin Gelatin FilmsGeorge Ninan, Jose Joseph, and Zynudheen Abubacker, Journal of Food Science, Vol. 75, Nr. 9, 2010 pp: E620- E626.
  • Preparation and characterization of gelatin extracted from the skins of rohu (Labeo rohita) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio)George Ninan, Joseph Jose and Zynudheen Abubacker. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 35.2011.pp:143–162. 
  • A comparative study on the physical, chemical and functional properties of carp skin and mammalian gelatinsGeorge Ninan& Jose Joseph &Zynudheen Abubacker AliyamveettilJournal of Food Science & Technology, 2012, DOI 10.1007/s13197-012-0681-4
  • Evaluation of Quality and Shelf Life of Two Commercially Important Fish Species Viz., Tiger Tooth Croaker (Otolithes ruber Bloch and Schneider) and Flathead Grey Mullet (Mugil cephalus Linnaeus) in iced conditions. George Ninan& A. A. Zynudheen 2014. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Section B. Biological Sciences 84(4), 1035-1042.



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