G. Caliskan Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa Üniversitesi Alanya Turkey Biography
Biography of G. Caliskan
Gulsah Caliskan was born in Izmir, Turkey in March 1986. She received her B.S. from Celal
Bayar University in 2008, and her M.S. and pHD from Ege University in 2012. Her research
focus on drying, freezing, baking and extrusion. In the drying area, she has worked on freeze,
spray, microwave and convective drying. She worked as a Research Assistant of Department
of Food Engineering at Ege University between 2010 and 2018. She is working as a Assistant
Professor at Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts, Alanya Hamdullah Emin Paşa
University from 2018. During summer of 2013, she was a Visiting Research Assistant at the
University College Cork, Ireland. She had some publications about spray drying of sumac
extract, Beta-carotene stability in extruded snacks produced using interface engineered
emulsions and freeze drying of kiwi puree, pumpkin and persimmon. She is currently
studying on spray drying of some vegetable juice and optimization the spray drying
conditions. Ms. Caliskan is a member of International Food Technologist and Chamber of
Food Engineers. She has the best paper award from 1st international Conference of Food
Properties, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In addition, she has Publons Peer Review Awards, Top
1% of reviewers in Agricultural Science, 2017-2018, Publons, Clarivate Analytics.
L. Chen Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of L. Chen
Professor Liang Chen completed his PhD on Tea Science from Zhejiang University, China and postdoctoral studies from Cornell University, USA. He also visited Japan, Italy and The Netherlands as senior visiting professor. Now, he is the professor on tea genetic resources, genetics, breeding, and genomics in the Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRICAAS). He is the leading expert of Tea Germplasm Group of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences through the Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Program. He has been appointed twice as Honorary Scientist of the Rural Development Administration (RDA) of the Republic of Korea. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals and has been serving as several editorial board members of reputed committees.
A.M. Giuffre Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria Calabria Italy Biography
Biography of A.M. Giuffre
Dr. Angelo Maria Giuffrè is presently serving a Professor of Department of Agraria, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria, Italy. He completed his Masters in 1991 from Department of Agricultural Science at the University of Reggio Calabria (Italy). He further obtained PhD in Food Biotechnology in 1995. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
Z. He USDA-ARS Southern Regional Research Center New Orleans, LA USA
V.R. Mohan V. O. Chidambaram College Thoothukudi India Biography
Biography of V.R. Mohan
Dr. V.R. Mohan is presently serving as a Professor at the department of Biomedical Science and Technology in Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education. He obtained B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Botany from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. He has obtained PhD from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. He is presently serving as a Professor at Noorul Islam Center for Higher Education, Kumaracoil. He is also a member of different professional bodies such as The Society of Ethnobotany, Journal of Non-Timber Forest Products and Heritage Amruth. He has contributed his valuable publications in different scientific journals.
J. Novak University of Zagreb Zagreb Croatia
A. Pasqualone University of Bari "Aldo Moro" Bari Italy Biography
Biography of A. Pasqualone
Dr. Antonella Pasqualone is an Associate Professor of Food Science and Technology at the University of Bari, Italy, where she teaches Processing technology of cereal-based foods, food quality and safety certification, and food processing. She is a member of the Quality assurance group for Bachelor and Master Courses of Food Science and Technology, and is a member of the PhD board in Microbiology, technology, health and chemistry of foods at the University of Bari. As scientific responsible for many research projects, her main fields of interest are related to qualitative and nutritional improvement of cereal-based foods (bread, especially flatbreads, pasta, cookies) and of olive oil. Her research outputs are about 150 ISI-Scopus referenced scientific publications, with h-index 28.
P. Pohl Wrocław University of Science and Technology Wroclaw Poland
R.C. Pradhan National Institute of Technology (NIT) Odisha India Biography
Biography of R.C. Pradhan
Dr. Pradhan completed B. Tech. degree in Agricultural Engineering from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar in the year 2000, M. Tech. in Post-Harvest Technology from IIT, Kharagpur in the year 2004 and Ph.D. (2011) at Centre for Rural Development and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. As an Agricultural Engineer and in the specialization of Bio Process and Food Engineer, Dr. Pradhan developed some machines and technologies for the rural people like multipurpose Decorticator, Jatropha decorticator, Jatropha oil expeller, Aonla pricking machine, Sal decorticator, etc. Dr. Pradhan is a recipient of Jawaharlal Nehru Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research - 2012 in Agricultural Engineering by I.C.A.R., New Delhi. Dr. Pradhan Published more than 50 journal papers and 01 granted patent in his credit. Dr. Pradhan has served the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi from September 2010 to May 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Farm Engineering. Currently, Dr. Pradhan is working as an Associate Professor and Head of Department in the Department of Food Process Engineering, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela.
K. Sung National Center for Toxicological Research Jefferson, AR United States Biography
Biography of K. Sung
Dr. Kidon Sung graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in food science and technology from Kangwon National University, South Korea. Dr. Sung then earned his Ph.D. in food safety from the University of Georgia in 2002. He studied a reverse transcriptase- polymerase chain reaction assay to detect viable Campylobacter jejuni, one of the major foodborne pathogens during his time in graduate school. Dr. Sung joined the Division of Microbiology at NCTR as a postdoctoral research fellow and has worked as a staff fellow in the same division since 2006. Dr. Sung is a recipient of the “Ambassadorial Scholar of International Rotary Club” in 1998, the “Developing Scientist Award” from the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) in 2002, the FDA “Group Recognition Award” in 2007, and the FDA “Excellence in Laboratory Science Group Award” in 2009 and 2015.
D.C. Vodnar University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca Romania Biography
Biography of D.C. Vodnar
Dan C. VODNAR is the Vice-rector for Research, Lecturer and PhD Coordinator on Food Biotechnology field at UASVM CN. He is involved within the fields of fermentation studying the metabolic capacity of strains to convert the substrates into valuable organic compounds, immobilization of strains and bioactive compounds on different matrices, exposure of food matrices to simulated gastrointestinal juices, food waste valorization into non-dairy probiotic beverages, carbohydrate metabolic conversions in sourdough fermentation, molecular gastronomy applications, functional innovative food products.
Maria L.M.F. Estevinho Campus de Santa Apolónia Bragança Portugal Biography
Biography of Maria L.M.F. Estevinho
Leticia M. Estevinho received the Zootechnical Engineering degree (summa cum laude)
in 1985 and the M.S. degree in biotechnology (with merit) in 1989. In 1995, finished the PhD
degree in Science given by Minho University, Braga, Portugal. In 2009, passed with merit the
proofs of Agregação - the last step in the academic career in Portugal. Estevinho has worked in
Agricultural College of Braganca, Braganca, Portugal, since 1986 and has great experience in
students’ coordination (16 PhD students and three Postdoctoral researchers). Leticia M.
Estevinho has published more than 120 articles in indexed international journals, written five
book chapters and has presented more 160 oral and written communications. Was the principal
investigator of more than 25 scientific projects, totally financed, and has published 4 patents.
She is the Head of the Microbiology Laboratory since 1986. Was the editor-in-chief of three
journals and currently belongs to the editorial board of 19 international journals; has revised
more than 300 articles of indexed journals. Nowadays, Estevinho serves as a Coordinator
Professor with Agregação in the Polytechnic Institute of Braganca, Portugal.s