Dr. Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay came to Australia in 2012 to pursue her dream of doing higher degree research in Sensory and Consumer science. Soumi is very passionate about everything about “food” and has successfully completed her PhD from School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia, in 2015. She specialized in sensory and consumer science and has had several peer reviewed articles published.
Before coming to Australia, Soumi has had over seven years of food industry experience in sensory analysis, technology, research and development, corporate quality assurance with Nestle, Global Calcium and Whirlpool in India and Italy. Immediately, after finishing her PhD in Australia, Soumi has worked with Goodman Fielder in Sydney as “Sensory Technologist” for Australian Grocery business. Recently, Soumi has moved into her new role with Department of Primary Industries, New South Wales as “Sensory and Consumer Research Scientist- NSW Horticulture”.