Topical Advisory Panel


Dr. Ammar AL-Farga
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Jeddah, Jeddah 23218, Saudi Arabia
Interests: food processes; biochemistry
Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: green analytical chemistry; extraction methods; bioactive component; antioxidants; phytochemicals; agricultural and agro-industrial by-products; by-products recovery; agro-chemicals; analystical methods; separation methods; chromatography; chemometry; geographical origin; nutraceutics; novel food
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Dr. Fazel Abdolahpur Monikh

Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland
Interests: nanotoxicity and nanotoxicokinetic; food chains
School of Agriculture and Food, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: meat science; meat quality; texture; water-holding-capacity; consumers; meat processing; flavor; tenderness; oxidation; meat biochemistry; glycolysis
School of Nutrition Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5, Canada
Interests: food processing; food biochemistry; detecting foodborne pathogens; food bioactives; bioactive peptides; smart food packaging; edible food packaging; aptamer-based technologies in food safety application
Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
Interests: sustainable food processing; non-destructive methods - hyperspectral imaging, acoustic sensing, machine learning; food extrusion; alternative ingredients/ protein; millet value-addition
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German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL), 49610 Quakenbrück, Germany
Interests: food technology; food engineering; high pressure; pulsed electric fields; food safety; sustainability
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INRA, VetAgro Sup, Clermont University, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Interests: fluorescence spectroscopy; chemometrics; dairy products; spectrometry (infrared, fluorescence); analytical chemistry; images analysis
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Dr. Ambrogina Albergamo
Department of Biomedical, Dental, Morphological and Functional Images Sciences, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: characterization of food bioactives; reclaim and valorization of agro-food waste; analytical methods in food analysis
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Dr. Ana Albors
Institute of Food Engineering for Development, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: coeliac disease; in-vitro starch digestibility; legume flour; tiger nut flour; fibre; galactomannans
Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, SAAF, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze build 4-H, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: fruit science; fruit quality; post harvest technology; postharvest physiology; vegetable production; fresh-cut processing
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Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária - INIAV, Santarém, Portugal
Interests: meat science; meat technology; meat quality; physical and sensory properties of food
Technology and Innovation Unit, National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research, I. P. (INIAV), Av. da República, Quinta do Marquês, 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: dairy science; food development; food quality; food texture and rheology
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Dr. Hany Anany
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph Research and Development Centre, Guelph, ON N1G 5C9, Canada
Interests: bacteriophage; Food safety; biocontrol; detection, foodborne bacterial pathogens
Department of Engineering and Machinery for Food Industry, University of Agriculture, Balicka 122 Str., 30-149  Krakow, Poland
Interests: glass transition temperature; sorption isotherms; monolayer moisture content; water activity; state diagram; shelf-live; food powders; maximally freeze concentration; food stability; freezing curve; b
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: non-thermal modifications of cereals and cereal products; cereal grain quality and functionality; ingredient interactions in cereals (starch-protein-lipid interactions); starch structure and digestibility; gluten/proteins; β-glucan functionality; phenolics/antioxidants
Department of Life Science, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Interests: oenology; food aroma; chromatographic food analysis; waste valorization
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC-IAFES), via Marco Biagi 5, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: sustainable food systems; food policy; water policy; sustainable diets; urban food policy; food waste
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I.U. CINQUIMA, Analytical Chemistry Group, Faculty of Sciences, University of Valladolid, Paseo de Belén 7, 471011 Valladolid, Spain
Interests: chromatography; separation science; food analysis; food safety; pharmaceutical analysis; environmental analysis; method development
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School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Interests: drying; agricultural engineering; kinetic modeling; post harvest technology; medicinal plants and herbs; food processing; food quality; sensors; precision agriculture; drying technology
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Dr. Yonathan Asikin
Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
Interests: Food Analysis; Sensory Analysis; Flavor Chemistry; Chemometrics; Antioxidant Activity
Dr. Felipe Jiménez Aspée

Institute of Nutritional Sciences, Division Food Biofunctionality, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Interests: berries; bioactive compounds; polyphenols; antioxidant activity; isolation; counter-current chromatography; bioaccesibility; in vitro digestion; fruits; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry
Food Quality and Safety Research Group, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga, Portugal
Interests: food safety and quality; food microbiology; foodborne pathogens; allergens; molecular biology; PCR; isothermal amplification; antimicrobial resistance
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Dr. Sampathkumar Balamurugan
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, ON, Canada
Interests: food safety; meat microbiology; non-thermal processing; microbial challenge testing, validation, and verification of food processes
1. Riddet Institute, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
2. Alpha-Massey Natural Nutraceutical Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Interests: Nutritional Science and Nutraceuticals research with specialization in Immunoglobulins; Probiotics; Muscle Biochemistry and Amino acids
Dr. Lina Fernanda Ballesteros
Centre of Biological Engineering (CEB), University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Interests: antioxidants; residues from natural sources; films; coatings; food technology
Agricultural Research and Agricultural Economy Analysis, Research Centre for Olive, Citrus and Tree Fruit, Acireale, Italy
Interests: the study of physico-chemical, sensory and biological aspects of fresh and processed fruits focusing attention on Citrus fruits and the investigation of the main bioactive consituents, in particular a; recovery of potentially high value compounds from by-products such as peels, pulps and seeds of fruits
Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 16521 Praha-Suchdol, Czech Republic
Interests: food security; food processing; solar drying; natural preservatives in food processing
Interdisciplinary Program in Health Sciences, Institute of Physical Activity Sciences and Sports (ICAFE), Cruzeiro do Sul University, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Interests: oxidative stress; antioxidants; exercise; free radicals; redox biology
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CREA Centro di Ricerca Viticoltura ed Enologia (Research Center for Viticulture and Enology), Via Casamassima 148, 70010 Bari, Italy
Interests: high-performance liquid chromatography; extraction; food science and technology; analytical chemistry; food chemistry; food analysis; antioxidants; food and nutrition
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