Sumit Paudel

Sumit Paudel

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Doctoral Candidate

 3016 Science Hall

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Sumit Paudel


Nutrition and Food Science


  • M.S., Nutrition and Food Science, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma, 2017
  • B.S., Food Technology, Goldengate International College, Nepal, 2014
  • Protecting Human Research Participants, National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research, 2015
  • Basic HACCP Workshop, Oklahoma State University, 2016
  • PCQI-FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food, Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA), 2016

Awards and grants

 Student Research, Creative, & Scholarly Activity Grant, 2016, Office of High-Impact Practices, University of Central Oklahoma

Selected publications

Paudel, S. K., Bhargava, K., & Kotturi, H. (2019). Antimicrobial activity of cinnamon oil nanoemulsion against Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella spp. on melons. LWT, 111, 682-687.

Jiang, W., Paudel, S. K., Amarasekara, N. R., Zhang, Y., Etienne, X., Jones, L., ... & Shen, C. (2021). Survey of small local produce growers' perception of antibiotic resistance issues at farmers markets. Food Control, 125, 107997.

Shen, C., Khouryieh, H., Li, K., Jiang, W., Paudel, S. K., Amarasekara, N. R., ... & Jones, L. (2022). Survey of Consumers’ Knowledge of Food Safety of Perishable Foods Purchased at Local Farmers’ Markets. Food Protection Trends, 42(4), 292-303.

Courses taught

NFS 2220 Nutrition Laboratory

NFS 2030 Nutrition and Health 

NFS 2140 Introductory Food Science Laboratory

NFS 4150 Advanced Food Science Lab

NFS 5140 Laboratory Techniques in Nutrition and Food Science