Faculty & Staff
Dr. Asif Ahmad
Professor / Chairman / Director

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph.D (Food Technology), Postdoc (USA)
Department of Food Technology
Phone : +92-51-9292148
Mobile : +92 3345628182
Fax :
Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Murree Road Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 22 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Functional Foods
  • Cereal Technology
  • Total Publications : 85
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Rashid, F., Ahmed, Z., Hussain, S., Huang, J.-Y., &Ahmad, A. (2019). LinumusitatissimumL. seeds : Flax gum extraction, physicochemical and functional characterization. Carbohydrate Polymers. (Accepted for Publication).

    2. Ayub, H., &Ahmad, A. (2019). Physiochemical changes in sous-vide and conventionally cooked meat. International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science, 100145. (Accepted for Publication).

    3. Abbasi, K. S., Qayyum, A., Mehmood, A., Mahmood, T., Khan, S. U., Liaquat, M., Sohail, A., &Ahmad, A. (2019). Analysis of selective potato varieties and their functional assessment. Food Science and Technology. Accepted for publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/fst.26217

    4. Amir, R. M., Randhawa, M. A., Nadeem, M., Ahmed, A., Ahmad, A., Khan, M. R., Khan, M. A., Kausar, R. (2019). Assessing and Reporting Household Chemicals as a Novel Tool to Mitigate Pesticide Residues in Spinach (Spinacia oleracea). Scientific reports, 9(1), 1125. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-37936-2.

    5. Akhtar, M., Ahmad, A., Masud, T., Wattoo, F.H. (2019). Phenolic, carotenoid, ascorbic acid contents and their antioxidant activities in bell pepper. Acta Sci. Pol. HortorumCultus, 18(1), 13-21. DOI: 10.24326/asphc.2019.1.2

    6. Mehmood, T., Ahmed, A., Ahmad, A., & Ahmed, M.S., M.A. Sandhu (2018). Optimization of mixed surfactants-based B-carotene nanoemulsions using response surface methodology: An ultrasonic homogenization approach. Food Chemistry, 253, 179-184.

    7. Khalid, S., Ahmad, A, Kaleem, M. 2017. Antioxidant activity and phenolic contents of Ajwa date and their effect on lipo-protein profile. Functional Foods in Health and Disease. 7(6); 396-410.

    8. Khalid, S., Khalid, N., Khan, R. S., Ahmed, H., &Ahmad, A. 2017. A review on chemistry and pharmacology of Ajwa date fruit and pit. Trends in Food Science & Technology. 63, 60-69.

    9. Mehmood, T., Ahmad, A., Ahmed, A., & Ahmed, Z. (2017). Optimization of olive oil based O/W nanoemulsions prepared through ultrasonic homogenization: A response surface methodology approach. Food Chemistry, 229, 790-796.

    10. Amir, R. M., Kausar, R., Ahmad A., Khan, M. A., Nadeem, M., Faiz, F., Shahzad, A., Imran, A., Azam, M. T., Khan, M. A., & Abubakar, S. 2017. Assessment of pesticide residues in cauliflower and associated health Implication. Sylwan, 161(9): 170-179.