Pavel Somavat - Mizzou Engineering

Pavel Somavat

Pavel Somavat

Assistant Professor, Biological Engineering

236 Agricultural Engineering Building

Phone: 573-882-4533


Chemical and Biomedical Engineering


Pavel Somavat is an assistant professor with the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering and also also Food Science in the College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources at the University of Missouri. His research interests include corn processing, preparation and stability of natural food colors, effects of processing on bioactive compounds in food, application of induction heating for food processing and process simulations.


PhD, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Information and Communications Engineering, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Germany
BE, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Maharshi Dayanand University, India

Technical Focus

Corn processing

Preparation and stability of natural food colors