Ali Abas Wani, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Germany
Ali Abas Wani is senior researcher at Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging, Freising, Germany. Born and educated in India; he received M.Sc (Food Technology) and Ph. D (Food Technology) from leading Indian Universities. Since 2006, he is senior assistant professor at Islamic University of Science & Technology, J&K, India. He was responsible for the establishment of Department of Food Technology and also initiated several key food science programs in the region. Additionally, he is establishing a food testing center at Islamic University of Science & Technology Awantipora. Dr. Wani is also a Co-chair for European Hygienic Engineering Design Group (EHEDG) representing regional section India. He is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Food Packaging & Shelf Life, published by Elsevier Science UK. Dr. Wani has published numerous international papers, book chapters, co-edited books, and conference papers. His research focus is on the development of functional ingredients and measurement of food quality. In addition to close association with many scientific organizations in the area of Food Science & Technology; he is an active reviewer for Carbohydrate Polymers, Food Chemistry, LWT- Food Science & Technology, Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry and many other scientific journals of repute.