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

Peter Overbosch

Vice President of Metro Ag
University of Amsterdam
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

Student Ambassadors

OCM Member

Mary Ann M. Arizo

Student
University of the East
Philippines

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 - 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 - Euro Food-2015

OCM Member

Jens Bleiel

Chief Executive Officer
Food for Health
Ireland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Prasanta K. Kalita

Director ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss
Professor and Leader, Soil & Water Resources Engineering
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angel Carbonell-Barrachina

Professor
Department of Agro-Food Technology
Miguel Hernandez University
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Soledad Prats Moya

Professor
Nutrition and Food Science Department
University of Alicante
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angel Gil-Izquierdo

Research Scientist
CEBAS-CSIC (Spanish National Research Council)
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

José S. Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gemma Matute

Manager
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alessandra Bordoni

Coordinator of the Human Nutrition Unit
University of Bologna
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Romaine Ramananarivo

Professor
Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Agronomiques of Antananarivo’s University
Madagascar

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonello Santini

Professor
University of Naples Federico II
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amanda Terol Pardo

Researcher
Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry Department
University of Genova
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gianna Ferretti

Associate Professor
Department of Clinical Sciences
Università Politecnica delle Marche
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Yoav D. Livney

Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering
Technion Israel institute of Technology
Israel

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Antonia Fernandez Hernandez

Researcher
IFAPA Venta del Llano (Jaén)
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Dragan Milenkovic

Research Scientist
French National Institute for Agricultural Research
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Cecaro

Secretary
Italian Medical Press Association
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

A. K. Srivastava

Principal Scientist
National Research Center for Citrus
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ram Roshan Sharma

Senior Scientist
Division of Post Harvest Technology
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qiang-Sheng Wu

Research Scientist
Yangtze University
China

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 Safety-2015

OCM Member

Arpad Ambrus

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maria Tsimidou

Chair of the Cost Action Saffronomics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sanjay Dave

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Carla Vartanian

American Overseas Dietetic Association
American University of Beirut
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hami Alpas

Acting Secretary General
Professor of Food Engineering
Middle East Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Cheng-An (Andy) Hwang

Research Food Technologist
Eastern Regional Research Center
Pennsylvania
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Roberta Onori

Department of Veterinary Public Health and Food Safety
National Institute of Health
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Wondwossen A. Gebreyes

Director and Professor
Global Health Programs
Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Ohio State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

George - John E. Nychas

Director and Professor
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ying Zhu

Director
Australian Centre for Asian Business
University of South Australia Business School
Australia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Douglas L. Archer

Director and Associate Dean for Research Florida Agricultural Experiment Station Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition Department
University of Florida
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Eulogio J. Llorent-Martinez

Research scientist
Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry
University of Jaén
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Helga Naes

Research Director Food Safety and Quality
Norwegian Institute of Food
Norway

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Lynn Frewer

Professor of Food & Society
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nikos Mavroudis

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Clare Narrod

Research Scientist and Manager Risk Analysis Program
University of Maryland
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bonnie Buntain

Professor of Ecosystem
Public Health Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Calgary
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Cristina L.M. Silva

Associate Professor Escola Superior de Biotecnologia(SB)
Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Portugal

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kirsten Brandt

Senior Lecturer of Food Science and Nutrition
Human Nutrition Research Centre
Newcastle University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ara Kanekanian

Principal Lecturer Cardiff School of Health Sciences
Cardiff Metropolitan University
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Faiza Mohamed Osman

Founder and Head of Nutrition Institute of Endemic Disease
University of Khartoum
Sudan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mitchel Abaracoso Andrada

Quality and Certification Manager Aquagrow Corporation
University of the Philippines
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hanee M. Al-Dmoor

Nutrition & Food Processing Department
Al-Balqa Applied University Founder of Scientific Food Center
Jordan

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 Processing-2015

OCM Member

Shri Mohan Jain

Nobel Peace Prize winner, 2005
Professor
Helsinki University
Finland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Director
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Andy Hwang

Research Food Technologist
U.S. Department of Agriculture
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hanee M. Al-Dmoor

Director
Scientific Food Center
Jordan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ahmed Soliman Hussein

Professor
College of Food and Agriculture
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Isameldin Bashir Hashim

Associate Professor
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sami GHNIMI

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science
United Arab Emirates University
UAE

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Baboo M. Nair

Professor Emeritus
Lund University
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Satyanarayan Dev

Assistant Professor
A’Sharqiyah University
Oman

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Xiaoxin Ye

PhD Candidate
Tsinghua University
China

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 Technology-2015

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Conference Chair
Department of Food Engineering
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Christopher Smith

Conference Co-Chair
Food Nutrition and Health Research Centre (FNHRC)
Manchester Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tim Finnigan

Technical and Innovation Director
Quorn Foods
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Massimo Cecaro

Secretary
National Councilor of Italian Medical Press Association
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alison Burton Shepherd

Senior Lecturer
De Montfort University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ralf Greiner

Head
Max Rubner-Institut
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Olga Gortzi

Associate Professor
Technological Educational Institution of Τhessaly
Greece

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Henryk Zieliński

Professor
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ian Watson

Senior Lecturer
University of Glasgow
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Osama Ibrahim

Consultant Food Safety
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John P. Tsaknis

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Francesca Venturi

Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nazanin Zand

Senior Lecturer
University of Greenwich
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Angela Zinnai

Associate Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ryszard Amarowicz

Professor
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kirsten Brandt

Professor
University of Newcastle
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Luca RastrelliI

Professor
University of Salerno
Italy

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abdul Shakoor Chaudhry

Lecturer
Newcastle University
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Halil Vural

Program Director
Hacettepe University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest