Jasim Ahmed

Jasim Ahmed

Jasim Ahmed, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist of Food Process Engineering at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait. He received his B.Tech. and M.Tech. (Food & Bio-Chemical Engineering) degrees from Jadavpur University, India, and Ph.D. (2000) in Food Technology from Guru Nanak Dev University, India. He previously taught at Guru Nanak Dev University, India and United Arab Emirates University, UAE. Dr. Ahmed has served as a visiting professor at McGill University, Canada, and Research Director-Biopolymer Division at Polymer Source Inc, Montreal, Canada. Structure/microstructure of food is the research focus of Dr. Ahmed. Dr. Ahmed is a professional member of the Institute of Food Technologists and Life member of Association of Food Scientists & Technologists (AFSTI), India. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers, co-edited eight books including Handbook of Food Process Design, Engineering Properties of Foods (4th edition), Starch-based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites: Starch Chemistry, Processing and Applications. He is one of the editors of International Journal of Food Properties, and he is on the editorial boards of several international journals. His current research focus is on Antimicrobial Biodegradable Nanaopackaging.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Scientist, Environment & Life Sciences Research Center, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research