This new book, Food Process Engineering and Quality Assurance, provides an abundance of valuable new research and studies in novel technologies used in food processing and quality assurance issues of food. The 750-page book gives a detailed technical and scientific background of various food processing technologies that are relevant to the industry.
About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: C. O. Mohan, PhD
Scientist, Fish Processing Division, Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala, India
C. O. Mohan, PhD, is currently a Scientist at the Fish Processing Division of the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), in Willingdon Island, Kochi, Kerala, India. Dr. Mohan is from the historic place of Chitradurga of Karnataka, India. He graduated in fisheries sciences from the College of Fisheries, Mangalore, Karnataka. During his master’s and PhD studies he specialized in fish processing technology at the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Deemed University, Mumbai, India. His areas of interest are thermal processing and active and intelligent packaging. He has guided many postdoctoral students and has published in many reputed national and international journals. He has an h-index of 8.0. He has been awarded with the Jawaharlal Nehru Award for his doctoral thesis research from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.
Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan, PhD
Research Scientist, Research Center for Food and Development (CIAD), Hermosillo, Mexico
Elizabeth Carvajal-Millan, PhD, is a Research Scientist at the Research Center for Food and Development (CIAD) in Hermosillo, Mexico, since 2005. She obtained her PhD in France at Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique à Montpellier (ENSAM), her MSc degree at CIAD, and undergraduate degree at the University of Sonora, in Mexico. Her research interests are focused on biopolymers, mainly in the extraction and characterization of high value added polysaccharides from co-products recovered from the food industry and agriculture, especially ferulated arabinoxylans. In particular, Dr. Carvajal-Millan studies covalent arabinoxylans gels as functional systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries. Globally, Dr. Carvajal-Millan is a pioneer in in vitro and in vivo studies on covalent arabinoxylans gels as carriers for oral insulin focused on the treatment of diabetes type 1. She has published 57 refereed papers, 23 chapters in books, over 80 conference presentations, one patent registered, and two more submitted.
C. N. Ravishankar, PhD
Director, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT), Cochin, India
C. N. Ravishankar, PhD is at present the Director of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) in Cochin, India. He completed his graduate studies in fisheries sciences and specialized in fish processing technology during his master’s and PhD degrees from the College of Fisheries, Mangalore, Karnataka, India. He is an expert in the field of fish processing and packaging, and he developed, popularized, and transferred many technologies to the seafood industry. He participated in the First Indian Antarctic Expedition and traveled widely abroad for training and consultancy programs. He has more than 200 international and national publications to his credit, and he has an h-index of 15.0 and has filed 17 patents. He received the Outstanding Team Research award in the field of fish products technology from the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, and the K. Chidambaram Memorial Award from the Fisheries Technocrats Forum as well as a Gold Medal for his PhD work, a Merit Certificate from the Royal Institute of Public Health & Hygiene, London. He was instrumental in establishing the Business Incubation Centre with office and pilot plant facility for the entrepreneurship development in fish and other food products. In addition to his many other activities, he has delivered numerous invited talks on fish preservation techniques, food packaging, business incubation, and other related areas.
A. K. Haghi, PhD
Associate Member of University of Ottawa, Canada; Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering; Editor-In-Chief, Polymers Research Journal
A. K. Haghi, PhD, holds a BSc in urban and environmental engineering from University of North Carolina (USA); a MSc in mechanical engineering from North Carolina A&T State University (USA); a DEA in applied mechanics, acoustics and materials from Université de Technologie de Compiègne (France); and a PhD in engineering sciences from Université de Franche-Comté (France). He is the author and editor of 65 books as well as 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he served as a professor at several universities. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures (CRDCSC), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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