4th International Conference on

Food and Beverage Packaging

Theme: Optimizing Food Packaging with the Help of Recent Technologies 

OCM for Food Packaging Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Rainer Schlicht

Director
Klöckner Pentaplast
Germany

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Olivia Valeria López

Researcher (CONICET)
Southern National University
Argentina

Biography Research Interest

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Dr. V. K. Modi

Director
Amity University of Food Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Kiran P. Prayagi

Head PM-INDIA
Graphic Arts Technology & Education
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Packaging 2018

OCM Member

Rocco Caliandro

Researcher
Institute of Crystallography
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Francesco Capecchiacci

Researcher
University of Florence
Italy

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Rainer Schlicht

Director
Klöckner Pentaplast
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Richard C. Coles

Director
Emagine Packaging Limited
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Safety 2018

OCM Member

Silvia García de la Torre

Technical-Scientifc Manager
CNTA Adi Tech
Navarra, Spain

Biography Research Interest

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Antonio Valero Díaz

Professor
University of Cordoba
Spain

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Atin Datta

Professor
U.S Food and Drug Administration
USA

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Rosa Lelyana

Member in American Chemical Soceity
Diponegoro University
Indonesia

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Antonio Bevilacqua

Senior Researcher
University of Foggia
Italy

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Photis Papademas

Assistant Professor
Cyprus University of Technology
Cyprus

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OCM Member

Lingwen Zeng

Principle investigator and director general.
Wuhan Academy of Agricultural Sciences
China

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Kashif Ghafoor

Associate Professor
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

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Irene Rodrigues Freitas

Professor
University Center of North Paulista.
Brazil

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Spiros Paramithiotis

Professor
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

Biography Research Interest

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Ivan Nastasijevic

Associate Director
Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology
Serbia

Biography Research Interest

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Shahzad Zafar Iqbal

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Agriculture

Biography Research Interest

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Mutamed Ayyash

Assistant Professor
United Arab Emirates University
United Arab Emirates

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Mehran Moradi

Assistant professor
Department of Food Hygiene and Quality Control
Urmia University

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Muyanja Charles

Professor
Markerere University
Uganda

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Chemistry 2018

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Conference Chair
Manisa Celal Bayar University, Department of Food Engineering
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charles Brennan

Conference Co-Chair
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gary (Yuanlong) Pan

Conference Co-Chair
Nestle Purina Research Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ian Watson

Conference Co-Chair
University of Glasgow
UK

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas

Professor
Washington State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Garaham Bonwick

Professor
Newcastle University
UK

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Gary D. Stoner

Major Organizing Committee Member
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

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Osama O. Ibrahim

Principal Scientist
Bio Innovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Benjamin K. Simpson

Professor
McGill University
Canada

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Mingruo Guo

Professor
University of Vermont
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Cuie Yan

Principal Scientist
PepsiCo Global R&D
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Qingrong Huang

Professor
Department of Food Science Rutgers University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

John P. Tsaknis

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

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Alison Burton Shepherd

Organizing Committee Member
King’s College London
UK

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutri- Food Chemistry 2018

OCM Member

Gary D. Stoner

Professor
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sima Hamadeh

Assistant Professor
and program Coordinator of Nutrition & Dietetics Sciences at Haigazian University
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

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Armen B Avagyan

Director
Research & Industry Centre of Photosynthesizing Organism
Armenia

Biography Research Interest

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Surajit Mitra

Professor
Post Harvest Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Summit 2018

OCM Member

Ozlem Tokusoglu

Conference Chair
Celal Bayar University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Christopher Smith

Visiting Professor
Manchester Metropolitan University
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Ian Watson

Co-Chair
Reader University of Glasgow
UK

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Charles Brennan

Director of the Centre of Food Rrsch & Innovation
Lincoln University
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Gary D.Stoner

Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Graham Bonwick

Senior Lecturer
Newcastle University Institute of Agrifood Research & Innovation
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Prasanta K Kalita

Director & Associate Dean
University of Illinois
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Satya Prakash

Professor
McGill University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Osama Ibrahim

Consultant Biotechnologist
BioInnovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Navam Hettiarachchy

Professor
University of Arkansas
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

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

Professor
University of Porto
Portugal

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tony Sarsam

CEO
Ready Pac Foods, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sita Kantha Dash

Chairman and Founder
UAS Laboratories, LLC.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mirjana Menkovska

Professor
Ss. Cyril and Methodius University
Macedonia

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

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Lara Hanna Wakim

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

Biography Research Interest

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Farid Chemat

Professor
Avignon University
France

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Ian Watson

Reader
University of Glasgow
UK

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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

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Gulhan Unlu

Associate Professor
University of Idaho
USA

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Giancarlo Cravotto

Professor
University of Turin,
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Angela Zinnai

Associate Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

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Francesca Venturi

Associate Professor
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Naim Ouaini

Professor
Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
Lebanon

Biography Research Interest

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Ozlem Turgay

Professor
Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Mohammed Farid

Professor
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

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Anne Pihlanto

Principal Research Scientist
Natural Resources Institute
Finland

Biography Research Interest

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Henryk Zieliński

Professor
Polish academy of sciences
Poland

Biography Research Interest

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Amiza Mat Amin

Dean School of Food Science
University of Malaysia Terengganu
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Packaging 2017

OCM Member

Yahya Ibrahiem Mohamed Khalifa

Assistant Lecturer
Helwan University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Charalampos Proestos

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Zografou
Greece

Biography Research Interest

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Siracusa Valentina

Associate Professor
University of Catania
Italy

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OCM Member

Norizah Mhd Sarbon

Lecturer
University in Kuala Terengganu
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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Nathalie Gontard

Research Director
INRA (National Institute for Agronomical Research)
France

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tanweer Alam

Joint Director & Regional Head IIP-Delhi
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF PACKAGING
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Judith Perez Paula Espitia

Professor
University Del Sinu - Headquarters Plaza Colón
Colombia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Hyun Jin Park

Professor
Korea University
Korea

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

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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

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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

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Maristela Martins Pereira

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences - FCA
Federal University of Amazonas
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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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 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

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Conrad Oswald Perera

Professor
The University of Auckland
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Nutri-Food Chemistry 2017

OCM Member

Dae Young Kwon

professor
Korea Food Research Institute
southkoria

Biography Research Interest

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Reiko Suzuki

professor
Tokyo Healthcare University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

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Robert Buist

doctors
BioCeuticals
Australia

Biography Research Interest

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Muhammad A Jawad

Medical Center
Medical Director Orlando Regional
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Shougang Wei

Professor
Capital Medical University
China

Biography Research Interest

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Damien Byas

Associate Professor
Center for Healthcare and Organizational Research
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

Organizing Committee - Food Microbiology 2016

OCM Member

Nikos E Mavroudis

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

Biography Research Interest

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Elliot T. Ryser

Professor
Michigan State University
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Carol Phillips

Professor and Deputy Dean 
The University of Northampton
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Richard Fuchs

Principal Scientist
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom

Biography Research Interest

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Vivian Chi-Hua Wu

Professor
USDA-ARS Western Regional Research Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Neela Badrie

Professor and Head of Department
The University of the West Indies
Trinidad and Tobago

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Asgar Ali Warsi

Professor
The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC)
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

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DO Thi Hoa Vien

Associate Professor
Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST)
Vietnam

Biography Research Interest

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Stoyanka R. Stoitsova

Associate Professor
StephanAngeloff Institute of Microbiology
Bulgaria

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Manpreet Singh

Associate Professor
Purdue University
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Abdel Moneim El-Hadi Sulieman Hamad

Professor
University of Hail
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Biography Research Interest

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Shalini Sehgal

Associate Professor
University of Delhi
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Processing 2016

OCM Member

Yousif Abd El-Aziz Elhassaneen

Professor
Minoufiya University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Carlos Humberto Corassin

Professor
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh

Professor
Florida State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Hao Feng

Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Food-2016

OCM Member

Alexander Sulakvelidze

Vice President
Intralytix Inc
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Romdhane karoui

Professor
Université d’Artois,
France

Biography Research Interest

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Suzana Caetano da Silva Lannes

President
Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology
Brazil

Biography Research Interest

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Osama O Ibrahim

Consultant Food Safety
Bio Innovation
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Elsayed Abdelaal

Senior Research Scientist
Guelph Food Research Centre
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Alexander V Sirotkin

Professor
Constantine the Philosopher University
Slovakia

Biography Research Interest

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Jose S Torrecilla

Professor
Complutense University of Madrid
Spain

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Gemma Matute

Manager
Complutense University Madrid
Spain

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Food Packaging 2016

OCM Member

Siripong Malasri

Director
Healthcare Packaging Consortium
Christian Brothers University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Jeroen Knol

Director
European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST)
Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

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Nathalie Gontard

Research Director
INRA (National Institute for Agronomical Research)
France

Biography Research Interest

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Helga Naes

Research Director
Food Safety and Quality, Nofima
Norway

Biography Research Interest

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Richard C. Coles

Director
Emagine Packaging Limited
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Lilia Ahrne

Director of Department
Process and Technology Development, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

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Hosahalli S. Ramaswamy

Professor
McGill University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

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Gurbuz Gunes

Department Chairperson
Food Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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Vladimir Kakurinov

Executive Director
Consulting and Training Center KEY
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Paolo Nannipieri

Head of the Department
Department of Plant, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Florence
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Loredana Incarnato

Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno
Italy

Biography Research Interest

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Giampaolo Betta

Consultant, Hygienic-Design Expert
Contract Professor at University of Parma
Italy

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Pasquale Massimiliano Falcone

Aggregate Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Food and Environmental, Polytechnic University of Marche
Italy

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Margarida Cortez Vieira

Professor Coordinator
Department of Food Engineering, University of Algarve
Portugal

Biography Research Interest

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Mohamed Fawzy Ramadan Hassanien

Professor
Biochemistry Department, Zagazig University
Egypt

Biography Research Interest

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Kit Keith L. Yam

Professor
Department of Food Science, Rutgers University
USA

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Noureddine Benkeblia

Professor
Department of Life Sciences, UWI Mona Campus
Jamaica

Biography Research Interest

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Gerrit Hasselmann

Project Manager
Laboratory for package testing and development, Fraunhofer Institute IML
Germany

Biography Research Interest

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Felix H. Barron

Professor
Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, Clemson University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Maria Rubino

Associate Professor
School of Packaging, Michigan State University
USA

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Charalampos Proestos

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Zografou
Greece

Biography Research Interest

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Bibiana Igbabul

Associate Professor
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Agriculture, Makurdi Nigeria
Nigeria

Biography Research Interest

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Elena Velickova

Assistant professor
Department of Food technology and Biotechnology, University SS Cyril and Methodius
Macedonia

Biography Research Interest

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Hanee M. Al-Dmoor

Director
Al-Balqa Applied University & Scientific Food Center
Jordan

Biography Research Interest