21st Euro-Global Summit on

Food and Beverages

Theme: Unfolding the Emerging Technologies in Food and Beverages

OCM for Euro Food- Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Ahmed Mohammed

Research Associate
Cardiff University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander Sirotkin

Professor
Constantine the Philosopher University
Slovakia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose S Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sobhy El Sohaimy

Head of Department of Food Technology,
City Of Scientific Research and Technological Applications
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes

President
Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hossein Nazarian

Secretary
Iranian Food and Drug Administration.
Iran

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Peter Overbosch

Vice President of Metro Ag
University of Amsterdam
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Thomas Kützemeier

Editor-in-Chief
Food-Lab International
Bonn

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

DOUGLAS E. COSBY

Research Animal Scientist
United States Department of Agriculture
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Muhammad Usman

Director
Agricultural Research System
Pakistan

Biography Research Interest

Student Ambassadors

OCM Member

Raja Nouman Ahmad Khan

Student
University Sultan Zainal Abdin
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mary Ann M. Arizo

Student
University of the East
Philippines

Biography Research Interest

Scientific Committee

OCM Member

Sandra Guerrero

Doctor
University of Buenos Aires
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Food-2017

OCM Member

Theodore Lioutas

Executive Director
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander Sulakvelidze

Vice President
Intralytix Inc
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Monika Vidak

Student
University of Zagreb
Croatia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Meisam Nazari

Student
University of Göttingen
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zahra Kanaani

Student
University of Gottingen
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose S Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander Sirotkin

Professor
Constantine the Philosopher University
Slovakia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prasanta K. Kalita

Director, ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sobhy El Sohaimy

Head of Department of Food Technology,
City Of Scientific Research and Technological Applications
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Safety 2017

OCM Member

Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michael Granvogl

Associate Professor
Technical University of Munich
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Marco Iammarino

Principal Investigator - Project "MPSQA"
Institute Zooprofilattico of Puglia and Basilicata
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nitaigour Premchand Mahalik

Professor
Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Spiros Paramithiotis

Laboratory of Food Quality Control and Hygiene, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Malik A. Hussain

Senior Technical Officer
NSW Food Authority
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maristela Martins Pereira

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences - FCA
Federal University of Amazonas
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Luis A. García-Zapateiro

Director Research Group in Complex fluid engineering and Food Rheology - IFCRA
Universidad De Cartagena - Colombia
Colombia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Safety 2016

OCM Member

Arpad Ambrus

Chief Scientific Advisor and Chair for CCMAS
National Food Chain Safety Office
Hungary

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nikos E Mavroudis

Programme Leader Department of Applied Sciences (FoESA)
Northumbria University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vicente Rodríguez Fuentes

President
European Food Law Association, Lawyer at Legalagrifood Abogados
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kalanithi Nesaretnam

Minister, Embassy of Malaysia and Mission of Malaysia to the European Union Regional Manager,
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) Europe
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Michael Granvogl

Chair for Food Chemistry
Technical University of Munich
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chen Situ

Institute for Global Food Security
Queen’s University Belfast
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sylvia Pfaff

Consultant
Food Information service Europe
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Beate Kettlitz

Food DrinkEurope
Director for Food Safety, Science and R&D
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shu Geng

Term President, Joint Research Centre,
National Food Safety Centre
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jerzy Radecki

Head of Department of Biosensors
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences
Olsztyn,Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eulogio J. Llorent-Martínez

Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry
University of Jaén
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Malcolm Elliott

Founding Director, The Norman Borlaug Institute for Global Food Security
Editor in Chief, Agriculture and Food Security
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carla Vartanian

American Overseas Dietetic Association
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

R R Sharma

Principal Scientist
Division of Food Science & Postharvest Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Processing 2016

OCM Member

Yousif Abd El-Aziz Elhassaneen

Professor
Minoufiya University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carlos Humberto Corassin

Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh

Professor
Florida State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hao Feng

Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
USA

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 - Euro Food-2016

OCM Member

Alexander Sulakvelidze

Vice President
Intralytix Inc
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Romdhane karoui

Professor
Université d’Artois,
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes

President
Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Osama O Ibrahim

Consultant Food Safety
Bio Innovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Elsayed Abdelaal

Senior Research Scientist
Guelph Food Research Centre
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alexander V Sirotkin

Professor
Constantine the Philosopher University
Slovakia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jose S Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gemma Matute

Manager
Complutense University Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Chemistry 2016

OCM Member

John Tsaknis

Professor and Dean
Technological Educational Institution (TEI) of Athens
GREECE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sunil Wimalawansa

CEO
Wimalawansa Foundation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Somayeh Sabouri

PhD Candidate
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Shuntang Guo

Professor
China Agricultural University
China

Biography Research Interest

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Cornelia Witthoft

Professor
Linnaeus University
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mingruo Guo

Professor
University of Vermont
Burlington, United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ramprakash Pandian

Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager
Sofina Foods
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Security 2016

OCM Member

Huada Ruan

Professor
United International College(UIC)
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Devi Prasad Juvvadi

Director
Agriculture Management Resource Group at Centre for Good Governance
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manuela Zoninsein

Founder, CEO
AgVali
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yao Olive Li

Assistant Professor
California State Polytechnic University
Uniited States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tahlim Sudaryanto

Senior Agricultural Economist
Indonesian Center for Agriculture Socio Economic and Policy Studies
Indonesia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sun Bo

Director
Ecological Research Station of Red Soil in Yingtan,CAS
China

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Munashe Shoko

Former dean
Great Zimbabwe University
Zimbabwe

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Fanuel Kapute

Head of Dept. of Fisheries Sciences
Mzuzu University
Malawi

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 - Global Food Safety 2016

OCM Member

Aubrey Mendonça

Associate Professor
Iowa State University, USA
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aura Daraba

Associate Professor
Iowa State University, USA
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John Agyekum Kufuor

Former President of the Republic of Ghana
Oxford University
Ghana

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angela Tellez Garay

Food Safety and Quality Assurance professional
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jianhong Wu

Research Professor
York University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angela Anandappa

Supply Chain Safety Group
University of Kentucky
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Jashbhai B. Prajapati

Dean
Gujarat Agricultural University
India

Biography Research Interest