17th World Congress on

Nutrition and Food Chemistry

Theme: Exploring New Dimensions in Nutrition and Food Science

OCM for Nutri- Food Chemistry Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

MUHAMMAD USMAN

Former Director General
Agricultural Research System
Pakistan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Surajit Mitra

Professor
Post Harvest Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Chemistry 2017

OCM Member

Cuie Yan

Principal Scientist
PepsiCo Global R&D
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John Tsaknis

Professor and Dean
School of Food Technology and Nutrition
Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
University of Vermont
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qingrong Huang

Professor
Department of Food Science
Rutgers University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shirai Keiko Matsumoto

Professor
Autonomous Metropolitan University
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elena Poverenov

Scientist
Institute of Postharvest and Food Sciences
Agricultural Research Organization
The Volcani Center
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Conrad Oswald Perera

Professor
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Nutrition 2017

OCM Member

Lisa Pawloski

Professor
Mason University in Fairfax Virginia
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
University of Vermont
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fayaz Ahmed Sahibzada

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical
UQU
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shaik Ohidar Rahaman

Professor
University of Maryland
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Summit 2017

OCM Member

Byong Lee

Distinguished Professor
Kangwon National University
South Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Satya Prakash

Professor
McGill University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prasanta K Kalita

Director & Associate Dean
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hami Alpas

Professor
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Isabel M.P.L.V.O. Ferreira

Professor
University of Porto
Portugal

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michael Cherney

Vice President
Load Delivered
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carla Vartanian

Chairman
American Overseas Dietetic Association
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tony Sarsam

CEO
Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Navam Hettiarachchy

University Professor
University of Arkansas
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2017

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Professor
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Osama Ibrahim

Consultant
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lara Hanna Wakim

Dean Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Farid Chemat

Professor
Avignon University
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ian Watson

Reader
University of Glasgow
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anet Rezek Jambrak

Associate professor
University of Zagreb
Croatia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gulhan Unlu

Associate Professor
University of Idaho
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giancarlo Cravotto

Professor
University of Turin,
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angela Zinnai

Associate Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francesca Venturi

Associate Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Naim Ouaini

Professor
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ozlem Turgay

Professor
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mohammed Farid

Professor
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anne Pihlanto

Principal Research Scientist
Natural Resources Institute
Finland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Henryk Zieliński

Professor
Polish academy of sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amiza Mat Amin

Dean School of Food Science
University of Malaysia Terengganu
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition Congress 2017

OCM Member

Piergiorgio Bolasco

Director
Territorial Nephrology Department – Cagliari
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kaj Winther

Professor
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francois Andre Allaert

Professor
Cen Nutriment Dijon
France

Biography Research Interest

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Teruyoshi Amagai

Professor
Mukogawa Women’s University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

F. Javier Senorans Rodriguez

Professor
Autonomous University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christine Brombach

Professor
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

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Nimmathota Arlappa

Scientist (Deputy Director)
National Institute of Nutrition
Indian Council Of medical Research
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2016

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Conference Chair
Professor
Department of Food Technology
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ian Watson

Conference Co-chair
Reader
Department of Systems Power and Energy
University of Glasgow
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Osama Ibrahim

Consultant
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Giancarlo Cravotto

Professor
Universty of Turin,
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christopher Smith

Professor
Food, Nutrition and Health Research Centre
Manchester Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gary D Stoner

Conference Co-chair
Professor
Department of Medicine, Hematology and Oncology
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas

Director
The Center for Non Thermal Processing of Food
Washington State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gulhan Unlu

Associate Professor
School of Food Science
University of Idaho
Adjunct Faculty
Washington State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amiza Mat Amin

Dean School of Food Science
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Howard Q.Zhang

Director
USDA ARS Western Regional Research Cente
USDA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ruihong Zhang

Professor
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
University of California
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John P. Tsaknis

Head
Technological Educational Institutions (T.E.I.) of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Profesor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alison Burton Shepherd

Senior Lecturer
De Montfort University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ralf Greiner

Head
Department of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering
Max Rubner-Institut
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lara Hanna Wakim

Dean
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dilek Heperkan

Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alev Bayındırlı

Chairperson
Department of food engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdulkadir Halkman

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Meral Kilic Akyilmaz

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hami Alpas

Professor
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Neriman Bagdatlioglu

Professor
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dilek Boyacioglu

Professor
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fikri Basoglu

Professor
Uludag University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Faruk Tahsin Bozoglu

Professor
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Turgut Cabaroglu

Professor
Cukurova University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Figen Kaymak Ertekin

Professor
Ege University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vural Gokmen

Professor
Hacettepe University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gurbuz Gunes

Food Engineering Department Chair
Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mihriban Korukluoglu

Professor
Uludag University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nevzat Artik

Professor
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ralf Greiner

Head
Department of Food Technology and Bioprocess Engineering
Max Rubner-Institut
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Henryk Zieliński

Professor
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research
Polish academy of sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Profesor
Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Lincoln University,
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alev Bayındırlı

Chairperson
Department of food engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nevzat Artık

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kazutaka Yamamoto

Head of Laboratory
Piezotechnology Laboratory
National Food Research Institute
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdulkadir Halkman

Professor
Department of food engineering
Ankara University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Naim Ouaini

Deputy President
Public Administration
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francesco Zecca

Associate Professor
Department of Management
University of Rome La Sapienza
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Walid Hleihel

Deputy President
Student academic affairs
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Joane Matta

Chairperson
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marc Beyrouthy

Head
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Summit 2016

OCM Member

Banshi Dhar Shukla

Director, Centre for Renewable Energy
AISECT University
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tony Sarsam

CEO
Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mervat Foda

Professor
National Research Centre
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shirani Gamlath

Course Director
Daekin University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Guy Kurkijan

Director
World Food Safety Organization
Malta

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mark T Norman

Co-Founder
International Wine Professional Network
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vildes Scussel

Professor
University of Santa Catarina
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Navam Hettiarachchy

University Professor
University of Arkansas
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles L. Wilson

Founder/Chairman & CEO
World Food Preservation Center Llc
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Isaac Berzin

Founder & CTO
Qualitas-Health LTD
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sita. k. Dash

Chairman & Founder
UAS Laboratories
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Livestock Nutrition 2016

OCM Member

Edir N Silva

President
World Poultry Science Association
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Egil Orskov

Head
International Feed Resources Unit
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shashi Sharma

Professor and Chair
Murdoch University
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

A Z M Salem

Professor –Researcher
Autonomous University of the State of Mexico
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kazim Sahin

Professor of Nutrition
Firat University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dragan Sefer

Professor
Belgrade University
Serbia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

A.K.Thiruvenkadan

Professor and Head
Professor and Head
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition Congress 2016

OCM Member

Eileen Kennedy

Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Neeta Singh

Chair
Nutrition Program
School of Mathematics, Science & Engineering
University of the Incarnate Word
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gaspar Ros Berruezo

Professor
Human Nutrition and Food Science
University of Murcia
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marica Bakovic

Professor
Dept. of Human Health and Nutritional Science
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Pediatric Nutrition 2016

OCM Member

Catherine Christie

Associate Dean
University of North Florida
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Theresa Loomis

Director
State University of New York, Oneonta
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Joycelyn M. Peterson

Chair & Director
Oakwood University
United States

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Clinical Nutrition 2016

OCM Member

David O. Kennedy

Director
Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre
Northumbria University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manfred Eggersdorfer

Sen. Vice President
University of Groningen
Switzerland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chaodong Wu

Associate Professor
Texas A&M Unniversity
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
The University of Vermont
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdullah Al Ghamdi

Director, Health care specialty centre
King Saud bin Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Iman A. Hakim

Dean
University of Arizona
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fayaz Ahmed Sahibzada

Lecturer & Consultant Clinical Nutrtionist
UQU
Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prof. M.S Swaminathan

Founder and Chairman
First World Food Prize Winner MS Swaminathan Research Foundation
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ayesha Al Dhaheri

Chairperson
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wael Aboughali

Deputy Medical Director
Methodist Health System
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Susanne Bügel

Professor
Københavns Universitet
Denmark

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutrition 2015

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Chair and Professor
Department of Food Engineering
Celal Bayar Üniversitesi
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Talha Muezzinoglu

Co-Chair and Professor
Department Head of Urology School of Medicine
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gary Stoner

Second Co-chair, Professor & Director
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Professor of Food Science
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lu Qi

Professor
Department of Nutrition
Harvard School of Public Health
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gabriella Riscuta

Program Director
National Cancer Institute
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Murat Gültekin

Director
Cancer Control Department, Ministry of Health
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Thomas Pavkov

Chair and Professor
College of Health and Human Sciences
Northern Illinois University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lu Qi

Professor
Department of Nutrition
Harward School of Public Health
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Osama Ibrahim

Consultant Biotechnology
Food Safety Bioinnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Judith Lukaszuk

Didactic Program Director
Nutrition & Dietetics
Northern Illinois University
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutritional Science-2014

OCM Member

Kazim Sahin

Professor
Department of Animal Nutrition
Firat University,Turkey
Tel: 90-5327473506
Firat University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Cecaro

Director
Accredited Training Centre
University of Camerino, Italy
Tel: 333-7844355
University of Camerino
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Monika Haros

Investigator
Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology
CSIC, Spain
Tel: 963-900-022
Agrochemistry and Food Technology CSIC
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nathalie Gontard

Research Director
INRA
University Montpellier 2, France

University Montpellier
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

M. Yolanda Sanz Herranz

Investigator
Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology
CSIC, Spain
Tel: 963-900-022
Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology CSIC
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Moreno Rafae

Professor
Department of Food Sciences & Food Technology
University of Cordoba, Spain
Tel: 957-212-001
University of Cordoba
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Jose Frutos-Fernandez

Professor
Department of Agro Food Technology
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain
Tel: 966-749-744
Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche
Spain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutritional Science-2013

OCM Member

Lisa deFazio

Media Nutrition Expert & Host, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Janet Brill

Health and Fitness expert, USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dike O Ukuku

Gynaecological Oncologist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Soraya L. Valles

University of Valencia, Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Latifa Najar

Program Directo
La Salle Institute
France

Biography Research Interest

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Akiko Takenaka

Professor
Ngoya Bunri University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

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Boris Shendrov

Gabrichevsky Research Institute of Epidemiology, Russia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Cecaro

Director
University of Camerino
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kazim Sahin

Researcher
Firat University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Renata Dobrila

University Of Rijeka, Croatia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2013

OCM Member

Mehmet Musa Ozcan

University of Selçuk, Turkey
University of Selçuk

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carol Sze Ki Lin

The City University of Hong Kong, China
The City University of Hong Kong

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Anet Rezek Jambrak

University of Zagreb, Croatia
University of Zagreb

Biography Research Interest

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Daniel Y. C. Fung

Kansas State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fabio Mencarelli

University of Viterbo, Italy
University of Viterbo

Biography Research Interest

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Francisco Carrau

University of the Republic, Spain
University of the Republic

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chenchaiah Marella

South Dakota State University, USA
South Dakota State University

Biography Research Interest

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Peter Orji Uvere

University of Nigeria, Nigeria
University of Nigeria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yanyun Zhao

Oregon State University, USA
Oregon State University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sunil J. Wimalawansa

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Biography Research Interest

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Assaf Abdelghani

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, USA
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dike O. Ukuku

USDA ARS-Eastern Regional Research Center, USA
USDA ARS-Eastern Regional Research Center

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Afam I O Jideani

University of Venda, South Africa
University of Venda

Biography Research Interest

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Marjan De Mey

Ghent University, Belgium
Ghent University

Biography Research Interest

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Marli Camassola

University of Caxias do Sul, Brazil
University of Caxias do Sul

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Technology-2012

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