Dr Martin Kussmann was trained as a biochemist and has accomplished a 30-years dual corporate/academic career with experience in nutrition, pharma, and biotechnology. He held professorships at EPF Lausanne, Switzerland; Aarhus University, Denmark;and Auckland University, New Zealand, where he was also Scientific Director of the National Science Programme on Food Innovation. Dr Kussmann spent 13 years at Nestlé Research as Department Head and Primary Investigator.He has co-created and managed four research units and scientifically led two institutions. His research focuses on translational human studies in nutrition and health, multi-omics biomarker development, and artificial intelligence-enabled discovery and validation of natural bio actives. Dr Kussmann is an internationally requested multi-lingual author, editor, and lecturer credited with ~150 publications, >30 media/press communications, and numerous presentations.
Pratibha Nerurkar , PhD
Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering,College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Research Interests
Traditional Hawaiian and Ayurvedic medicine, alternative medicines in obesity, insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia, insulin signaling, lipid and glucose metabolism, mitochondrial toxicity associated with obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes and drug-induced hepatotoxicity, ER function in obesity, insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia, role of reactive oxygen species and nuclear transcription factors in obesity, insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia.
Dr. Gaytán-Martínez earned a master's degree in food science and technology at the Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila. Later, she completed a Ph.D. in advanced technology at the Instituto Politecnico Nacional. She is currently a Research Professor in the Graduate Program in Food at the Center of the Republic (PROPAC), Research and Graduate Studies in Food Science, School of Chemistry, Universidad Autonoma de Querétaro. Dr. Gaytán-Martínez is recognized as a National System of Researchers (Level 1) and PRODEP profile. She teaches and researches in the food science and technology area and has experience in the development of food products using emerging technologies, innovation in product concept development, formulations and prototype from cereals. She has published more than 50 articles in high-impact journals, book chapters, human resources training (bachelor, master and doctorate) and intellectual property registration. She has also participated as a reviewer for journals in the food industry and in development of products/processes susceptible to technology transfer.
Dr. Mario Allegra studied Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies at the University of Palermo, Italy and graduated as PharmD in 1997. He then joined the research group of Prof. Perretti at the Department of Biochemical Pharmacology, Queen Mary’s University of London. Since 2000 he has been working at the University of Palermo where he received his PhD in Molecular Medicine and now holds a position of Associate Professor of Biochemistry. His research interests cover the role of phytochemicals in oxidative stress-dependent inflammatory conditions. He has published more than 60 research articles in SCI(E) journals, with 4325 citations.
Chee Kong Yap is working as a full professor in Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) since 2021. Prof Yap is an academician for more than 18 years in UPM and 23 years as a researcher.Prof Yap has supervised more than 80 undergraduates and 30 postgraduate students in the fields of ecotoxicology, environmental biology, environmental sciences, water quality and ecotoxicological genetics. Prof Yap has published more than 325 papers in refereed academic journals, 5 books (three of them published in NOVA Science Publishers, USA) and 32 book chapters. Until February 2022, 207 of them have now been indexed in Elsevier’sScopus with an H-index of 30(>2761 citations).Prof Yap has also been invited in honorary as Editorial Board members for more than 30 international academic journals. Prof Yap has been an invited visiting researcher at National lnstitute of Environmental Studies, Tsukuba (Japan). Internationally, Prof Yap has been an invited visiting professor at Nihon University (Japan) and Hokkaido University (Japan), and an invited visiting researcher at Kobe University (Japan) and Kobe College (Japan).
Dr. Gamal Ali El-Sharnouby, has completed his Ph.D. from Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt. He is the Prof. of food science and nutrition. Former Head of Food Science & Technology Dept., Al-Azhar Univ. Work as a Professor and coordinator of Food Science & Nutrition Dept., King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia (2006-2015). Chairman of Scientific Committee for the Promotion of Professors and Associate Professors (Food and Food Industries). He is member in many professional societies. He has attended more than 30 national and international conferences and scientific symposia. Supervised many of the master’s and Ph.D.in Food Science& Nutrition. He has published more than 40 papers in reputed journals and serving as an editorial board member of repute. He participated in the development of many of the Food Standards. Chairman of Scientific Committee for the standard specifications (Food Additives), the Egyptian Organization for Standardization. Also, member of committees’ standard specifications (Food Contaminants, and Cereals & Legumes). Work as a scientific consultant for many food factories. He has experience in Food Science and Technology, focusing on the following subjects: Functional Foods, Phytochemicals, Food Safety, Food development, Palm Date fruits Processing, determine the expire date of food for human consumption. He is Principal investigator in many foods’ science and technology projects.
Prof Songca has been Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Teaching and
Learning at Walter Sisulu University, University of Zululand,
and now the University of KwaZulu-Natal since 2014. He was
the executive dean of the faculty of Science, Engineering, and
Technology before being appointed the overall coordinator for
the turn-around framework, at Walter Sisulu University. Now,
he is serving the HEQC of the CHE as a member of the NSRC
and as chairperson of Institutional Audit for a local University.
He is the chairman of the Board of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Extended Learning and has been a member of the Board
of the Eastern Cape Parks and the Eastern Cape Information
Technology Initiative. He has served also as the coordinator of
the National Research Network on e-Skills, an initiative of the
erstwhile e-Skills Institute, now the Ikamva National e-Skills
Institute. He qualified with a Ph.D. from the Queen Mary and
Westfield College, University of London, in organic chemistry
drug development. Over the past 35 years, he has attracted
research grants, in excess of R100 million from NRF, SAAVI,
DTPS, Anglo American, DeBeers, Sentrachem, Nedbank, and Mer-SETA. He has read more than 90
conference papers and published more than 110 articles in local and international journals, books, and
proceedings. He has supervised 35 students; Honors, Masters, and Doctorates and is currently
supervising 2 PhDs. He has experience lecturing chemistry at 8 universities between 1983 and 2014.
He is married to Reverend Lunga Songca, a friend, partner, and ally of great influence for 38 years.
Dr. Ma Wei Juan, female, born in 1981/11/19. MD,PhD.in Epidemiology and Statistics. Research field is: Risk factors, environment and disease. Reports about nutrients, elements, exposure and growth published from 2005, research on KBD from 2007 till now. Internationally, reports about KBD were published as cover in journal of Proteomics, and in journal of Ultrastructural Pathology previously. Recently, the new growth surveillance indices were published in journal of medicine and life. The research work was rewarded as 1st award of Science and Technology by provincial government in 2013.
Dr. Meneses-Alvarez earned a master's degree in nutrition and metabolism at the University of Cordoba in Spain. Later, she completed a Ph.D. in Biomedicine in the same University of Cordoba. She is currently a Researcher in the Centre of Biotechnology of Medicinal, Functional, and Edible Mushrooms, Colegio de Postgraduados (CP), Campus Puebla, México. Currently she is recognized in the National System of Researchers (Level 1). She researches in the nutrition and food science area and has experience in the functional foods and nutrigenomics studies. She has published in high-impact journals, book chapters, human resources training (bachelor, master and doctorate). She has also participated as a reviewer for journals in nutrition.
Dr. Xiao Sun received his Ph.D. degree in Agriculture Electrification and Automation from Nanjing Agricultural University. He joined the Department of Biological Science and Food Engineering faculty at Chuzhou University in 2017 and visited the University of Arkansas (Poultry Science Department) as visiting scholar from 2019 to 2020. His research strongly emphasizes evaluating production and processing factors affecting poultry meat quality, including tenderness, water holding capacity, color, and sensory attributes. His recent research has focused on the quality effects of muscle myopathies such as woody breast and the detection methods for meat defects during processing. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, four patents, and over 20 research abstracts. In addition to his research, Dr. Sun won the young scientific program award (Turkey) in 2019, he also serves as an undergraduate academic advisor and led students’ competition teams placed multiple awards in the past four years.
Dr. Krishan Hirimuthugoda is a research scholar at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA.
● Certified Medical officer in Sri Lanka Medical Council under registration number of 26621
● Member of Royal Society of Public Health, United Kingdom.
● Life membership in College of Community Physicians’, Sri Lanka.
● Life membership in College of General Practitioners', Sri Lanka.
Dr. Kelvin Edom Alordzinu is an Experienced Agronomist with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Public Speaking, Leadership, Project Management, Customer Service, and Strategic Planning. Strong research professional with a Doctor of Philosophy - PhD focused in soil and water engineering from South China Agricultural University.
Dr. Masahiro Onuma has expertise in oxidative disease prevention to usenon-medical product based on GSK’s experience of Allopurinol which is the strongest anti-oxidant efficacy in this world. He creates new indication of Allopurinol for stomatitis induced by cancer treatment which was approved by the Japanese Cancer treatment committee to propose new mechanism of Allopurinol for anti-oxidant. And now, there are so many new research papers of Allopurinol in the world. And Masahiro Onuma developed Electronic Water can reduce Oxidative stress in Cancer and Diabetes patients. This can be used so many disease are as the causal mechanism of so many disease is Oxidative Stress.
Dr. Yildiz obtained her PhD in FoodSciencefromUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. She is currentlyworking at foodengineeringdepartment in IgdirUniversity as an associateprofessor. She is alsohead of thedepartment of gastronomyandculinaryarts. She is therecipent of severalprizes, awardsandfellowships. She has severalresearchandreviewarticles (SCI Journals), bookchaptersandbooks in thefield of foodprocessingandtechnology. She has attendedseveralnational/internationalscientificconferencesandworkshops as a speakerandshared her knowledge on foodprocessingandengineering.She has beeninvolved in severalprojects as projectmanagerandresearcher.
Interests: Novelfoodprocessing, powerultrasound, technologicalaspects (nutritional, microbial, enzymaticandchemicalinactivationphenomena) in thermalandnon-thermalprocessingstudies, microandnano-deliverysystems, fooddrying, functionalfoods, fruit-vegetabletechnologies.
Dr. Ghanya Al-Naqeb, is an Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture Food and Environment, Department of Food Sciences and Nutrition, University of Sana`a, a Yemen, holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences, Nutrigenomics from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Currently she is working as a research fellowship holder at the University of Trento, Italy. Her research is providing new knowledge on the health benefits of herbal plants, nutrients, functional foods and nutraceuticals as new effective natural products for disease prevention in the areas of cardiovascular system, obesity, peptic ulcer and type 2 diabetes, with clear mechanisms of action through gene and protein expression levels. Her research also focuses on food safety, genotoxicity and toxicology related foods and food additives. She is involved in nutrition awareness and food insecurity enhancement in Yemen. She has gained her scientific experiences from different advanced laboratories in Malaysia, USA, Germany and Italy. She has published two international patents and 32 international publications with h index=14 and citation of 931 (google scholar). She has been selected for the international award: The 2016 Elsevier Foundation Awarded for Early Career Women Scientists in the Developing World, in Biological Sciences: Agriculture, Biology, Medicine.
Dr. Dibyajyoti Banerjee has passed MBBS from North Bengal Medical College, West Bengal , India in 1999 and MD in Biochemistry from Kasturba Medical College , Manipal, India in 2003. Then he is continuously working in toxicology, food sciences , biomarker development and point of care testing tool development. Currently he is working as a Professor in Department of Experimental Medicine and Biotechnology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012. He has developed a method for estimating hydrogen peroxide in human urine and established urinary hydrogen peroxide as a biomarker of oxidative stress. Recently he has established (with his PhD student Dr Sheemona ) 1 napthyl acetate as a better alternative substrate for acetylcholinesterase which is the gold standard biomarker for pesticide poisoning. Currently along with his student (Mr Deepak Yadav and Mrs Sumanpreet ) he is working in phosphine toxicity and distinction of organophosphorous pesticide toxicity from that of carbamate toxicity.
Dr. Chernova Veronika Y. her PhD in world economy in Institute of Economics of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
She is currently working as an associated professor and senior scientific researcher in People Friendship university of Russia , department of international economic relation. She has more than hundred research articles in Russian science citation index, more than 45 research in Scopus Indexed economic journals.
Besides science and research, she has real business experience - more than 16 years working in big transnational food companies (Coca-Cola, Danone).
Scientific and professional interests: global food security, global food problems, unequally of food security, global food indexes, new technologies in food industries, sustainable economy.
Dr. Aleksandar Valjarević, is an associate professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Geography, Serbia. Aleksandar Valjarević teaching on next courses: Social ecology, Ecological Ethics, Geospatial database, Monitoring and Auditing.
He was born on February 13, 1978, in Prokuplje, Serbia. In 2012, he earned the academic title of Ph.D. of Geosciences. Aleksandar Valjarević is fluent in English (speaks, reads, and writes) as well as Russian (reads and speaks). Dr. Aleksandar Valjarević also wrote three books and one monograph. Dr. Aleksandar Valjarević has more than 60 papers in the Journals from the SCI list. Aleksandar Valjarević was a guest professor at the Ho Chi Minh City University (Vietnam) and the State University of Wyoming in the United States. The main research areas of Aleksandar are Geographical Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Numerical analysis, and geography in common. He used GIS and Remote sensing in Climatology, Meteorology, Digitization, Agricultural, Human geography and Medical geography. Aleksandar was participating in three national and two international projects.
Dr. Ana María Quesille is a Food Engineer from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. In 2019 she obtained her PhD degree in Nutrition and Food from the Universidad de Chile. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Science and Innovation in Medicine, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile. Her research focuses on the global transcriptional response to stress or combination of stresses in foodborne pathogenic bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes and other pathogens of clinical interest such as antibiotic resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Dr. Kishalay Paria obtained Ph.D in Biotechnology from Vidyasagar University, India. He has published some papers in international reputed journals including ‘Chemosphere’ and few book chapters. . Dr. Paria is selected as Bentham Ambassador for 2022-2023. He is Life member of Biotech Research Society, India .He is Life member of Biotech Research Society, India . He serve as reviewer for scholarly journals such as: Phytotherapy Research (Wiley ) ,Heliyon (Elsevier),Recent Patents on nanotechnology (Bentham Science ) ,Sustainability, Agriculture, Food and Environmental Research, International Journal of Optics and Photonic Engineering, VIBGYOR e Press,313 Kd Tower, Cotterells, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire England, HP1 1AU. Dr. Paria is serving as Research consultant for more than 10 years in Tarama Feed Product . He is an Editorial board member of SCIREA Journal of Food, Editorial board member of SCIREA Journal of Health, Editorial board member of SCIREA Journal of Biology, Editorial board member of SCIREA Journal of Environment.
Professor Prof. Nikhil K. Chrungoo joined the Department as a lecturer in the year 1988. He received his masters and doctorate degrees in Plant Sciences from the University of Kashmir. Currently he is working as a Professor in this Department since 2001. He was awarded the Biotechnology National Associateship in Plant Molecular Biology for the year 1994-95 by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Professor Chrungoo has a strong research interest in molecular biology of seed storage proteins and mechanisms of dormancy regulation in plants.
Dr. Vishnu Bhat was a Senior Resident, JIPMER & KSCH, New Delhi (1979- 1983) Senior Research Officer, ICMR, April (1983 – Dec 1983).At present, he is a Director-Medical research –Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospital, Pondicherry –January 2020 onwards. He edited a book on Protein Energy Malnutrition, NICU protocols of JIPMER, NNF protocols in Perinatology.
Dr. R. Pandiselvam is a young academician actively engaged in food engineering research. He received B.Tech Agricultural Engineering in 2010 and M. Tech. (Agricultural Processing & Food Engineering) in 2012 from the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University. After completion of doctorate studies from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University at 2015, he has joined ICAR as a scientist (Agricultural Process Engineering) at Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Kasaragod, India in 2016. Dr. R. Pandiselvam has played an instrumental role in the first report of the reaction kinetics and diffusion of ozone gas in paddy grains, rice grains, and green gram under Indian climatic condition. This work was presented in “International Conference on Innovative Insect Management Approaches for Sustainable Agro Eco System” and was conferred with a best poster award. He has contributed in design and development of minimal processing machine for tender coconut, continuous type coconut testa removing machine, tender coconut cutting machine and preservation protocol for trimmed tender coconut and also developer/co-developer many value-added food products (viz., Kalpa Krunch, Frozen Coconut Delicacy and Matured Coconut Water based Beverages), which are commercialized to many entrepreneurs. Dr. R. Pandiselvam authored more than 100 articles published in the national and international journals of repute. He has been author or co-author of 6 books and 55 book chapters. Dr. R. Pandiselvam is the associate editor of Measurement: Food (Elsevier Journal) and Frontiers in Nutrition. He has served/serving as a Guest Editor for Ozone Science and Engineering (Taylor & Francis Journal), Journal of Food Process Engineering (Wiley-Blackwell Journal) and Journal of Texture Studies. Dr. R. Pandiselvam also features in the editorial board member of Ozone Science and Engineering, Journal of Texture Studies, Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops & Foods, Nutrition & Food Science, and Current Agriculture Research Journal. He conferred with National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) Young Scientist Award, NAAS Associate and Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers (ISAE)-Distinguished Service Award-2020.
Dr. Hena Ray is the Joint Director at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Kolkata, an R&D
organization under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. She is also the Adjunct Professor,
Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, India. Dr. Hena Ray has completed her PhD
from Instrumentation and Electronics Department, Jadavpur University, India. She has twenty five years of
research experience in system designing, process automation, image processing, artificial intelligence, Internet of
Things, Robotics, sensor and sensing system. She has five granted patents, over twenty-five research publications
in leading international journals and conferences and has several accolades to her name like for instance being
Champions in Intel Embedded Challenge 2011, won best paper award in IEEE B-HTC Conference 2020, etc. She
has led her research group for multiple Govt. of India funded projects and most have them have been gone through
Transfer of Technology and now in use, commercially.
Doctor Lazhar Zourgui, is Full professor in Gabes university Tunisia, set up a research team "Macromolecular and genetic biochemistry" at the University of Gafsa from 2005 to 2012, then he created a research laboratory ( Biodiversity, Molecules, Application ) at the Gabes University, whom he has directed since 2014. Born August 01, 1956, in Bir lahmar -Tunisia, graduated with a PHD in Biochemistry in 1984 at the University of Bordeaux-France, and a
Doctorate of Science in Biochemistry and molecular biology in 1988 at the University of Tunis-Tunisia. In 1987 to the present day, Professor Zourgui has ensured his role as a teacher and researcher in various universities, starting with the Paris-Sud University in Orsay, being a lecturer in 1987, at the Faculty of Medicine of Tripoli-Libya, as associate professor (1988-2000), then he joined the University of Gafsa at the Faculty of Sciences of Gafsa- Tunisia, before moving to the Higher Institute of Applied Biology of Medenine at the University of Gabes–Tunisia. During all these years, Professor zourgui has been able to ensure several administrative tasks such as, head of department of Genie biology, master's coordinator, vicedean of the faculty of sciences of Gafsa, director of the higher institute of applied biology of Medenine- Tunisia.The main theme of his research is the evaluation of the biological activities of the cactus (Opuntia) as well as the purification and identification of biomoleculesfrom cactus (Cladodes, fruits, seeds, fruits, etc.) having beneficial activities for
humans such as that the antioxidant activity, anti diabetic, anti obesity and anti cancer….), Professor Zourgui is the author of 65 international articles and books; as well as 101 communications in international conferences, Pr Zourgui was the mentor of 35 doctoral works and Masters, coordinators of 2 European projects. Professor Lazhar Zourgui is also a editor member of Journal of medical safety, and a reviewer for several journal like Scientific Reports journal, International Research Journal of Gastroenterology and hepatology, SN Applied Sciences journal and “Revue les Archives “of Pasteur Institute Tunis. Pr. Zourgui has participated in various activities of technology transfer and valuation of cactus in cosmetics and food to industry.
Dr. Amina Omrane is Associate Professor, authorized to supervise researchers in management science in the Faculty of Economic Sciences and Management-FSEG-Sfax, at the University of Sfax, and researcher at ECSTRA research center, based in IHEC-Carthage, Tunisia. She has over twelve years of academic experience in management science and entrepreneurship, and teaches postgraduate and masters’ courses related to research methods, strategic management, business plans, entrepreneurship, as well as human/personal development. She obtained 2 Master’s degrees in Management by the goals, as well as in Management and Strategy from Tunisia, before earning her PhD in Management Science from the University of Jean Moulin (Lyon III-France) and IHEC-Carthage (Tunisia).
Dr. Amina Omrane has published numerous research papers at international conferences/congresses’ proceedings and many other papers in international ranked and indexed journals, such as IJBG, IJESM, IJBE, JAB, TCR, La RIPME, IJMP, FIIB Business Review, and La Revue des Sciences de Gestion. She has also served as a reviewer for many other Emerald, T&F, and Indersciencejournals as a researcher at ECSTRA center, in IHEC-Carthage, Tunisia. Author of five books on management science, entrepreneurship, and human development, eight book chapters, Dr. Omrane has also co edited three collective books (Springer, Taylor&Francis) on sustainable entrepreneurship, renewable energy, and digitalization, higher education, & new business models.
Guest editor mainly for reputed Scopus and ABDC journals, she is also serving as sessions’ chair, moderator, and speaker for many conferences, workshops, and events’ sessions. Many other research and scientific projects are also under consideration and revolve around SME development, innovation, and sustainable issues, women empowerment, digitalization, etc
Niyazi A. S. Al-Areqi, Associate Professor of Materials Chemistry, working at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Science, Taiz University for 21 years. Niyazi Al-Areqi is now Dean of University Department for Laboratories, Equipping, and Investment, and also General Secretary and Coordinator of International Conference of Technology, Science and Administration (ICTSA) – Taiz University (https://ictsa-2022.netlify.app/index.html). He has 4 books, 4 awards, and has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals. He has reviewed more than 100 papers, and has been serving as editorial manager and board member of repute journals.
Prof. Elias Militao is a PhD student in Health Sciences at Mid Sweden University, Department of Health Sciences, Sweden. His research is about food insecurity and how food insecurity is associated with negative health outcomes in the context of Mozambique. He hold an MSc. in Biotechnology since 2013 from Eduardo Mondlane University, and He is a Lecturer in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Eduardo Mondlane University, Department of Biological Sciences, Mozambique. Research interests include: food security and nutrition, food insecurity (including associated causes) and health inequalities, and also the effects of meditation and yoga practices on one’s wellbeing and spiritual growth.
Ms. Aylin Galvan has gained her research experience through the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Research Program at Lamar University and the Cyclone Scholars Summer Research Experience at Iowa State University. She has demonstrated a passion for improving the health of lower-income individuals such as current or expecting mothers, infants, and children through nutritional wellness and targeting areas of food insecurity. Her research interests include working under the role of government nutrition in dietary guidance and health and nutrition monitoring. She has gained experience in spreading nutrition education to various populations including fellow classmates, underclassmen, high schoolers, and children in order to encourage healthier dietary habits and reduce the prevalence of food insecurities through a lack of nutritional knowledge. She is currently enrolled in her fourth and final year of undergraduate in Lamar University, on track to earn her Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition with plans to pursue a Master’s of Science and Ph.D. in Nutrition.
Mr. Renato da Cunha Gomes is currently a PhD student in Food Engineering at Universiade de Lisboa, Master in Gastronomic Sciences at University of Lisbon, Specialization in Gastronomic Sciences at University of Lisbon, Specialist in Food Safety at Universidade Potiguar (UnP ) and holds a degree in Gastronomy from the Potiguar University (UnP). He is currently Professor at the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Rio Grande do Norte, Campus Apodi and works in the area of Food Science and Technology with an emphasis on the Development of Agricultural Products. He is currently linked to the Linking Landscape, Environment, Agriculture And Food laboratory at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia at the University of Lisbon, where he develops projects for the development of beer products.
Mr. Asrat Mekonnen Belachew is a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science (ICMC), University of Sao Paulo, Sao Carlos campus, Brazil. Before coming to ICMC, he served as a lecturer, and community service team leader at the Department of Mathematics from September 2018–March 2019 at Ambo University, Ethiopia. He is interested in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases, dynamics in complex networks, dynamic systems, and biostatistics.