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

(HEC Approved Supervisor)

Ph.D (Food Technology), Postdoc (USA)
Department of Food Technology
Phone : +92-51-9062672
Mobile : +92-334-5628182
Fax :
Email : [email protected] [email protected]
Address : Department of Food Technology, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Murree Road Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 21 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Functional Foods
  • Cereal Technology
  • Total Publications : 67
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. 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.

    2. Mujtaba, A., Masud, T., Ahmad, A., Ahmed, W., Jabbar, S., & Levin, R. E. (2017). Antibacterial activity of chlorogenic acid isolated through resin from apricot (Prunus Armeniaca L). Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Research, 30(2), 144-148.

    3. Ahmad, A., Irfan, U., Amir, R.M., Abbasi, K.S. 2017. Development of high energy cereal and nut granola bar, International Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 1(3):13-20

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. 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. (Accepted on March 12, 2017).

    7. 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.

    8. Mujtaba, A., Masud, T., Ahmad, A., & Naqvi, S. M. (2016). Effect of Solvents on Extraction Yield, Total Flavonoid, Total Phenolic Contents, DPPH Scavenging Activity and Antibacterial Potential of Three Apricot Cultivars. Transylvanian Review, 24(10), 1662-1676.

    9. Abbasi, K. S., Masud, T., Qayyum, A., Ahmad, A., Mehmood, A., Bibi, Y., & Sher, A. (2016). Photo-induced changes in quality attributes of potato tubers during storage. Journal of Applied Botany and Food Quality, 89: 332-338. DOI:10.5073/JABFQ.2016.089.043.

    10. Sammi, S., Masud, T., Ahmad, A., Naqvi, S. S., Ahmad, A., & Mujtaba, A. 2016. Potassium permanganate effects on postharvest conversation of Turning Tomato (Var. Rio Grande) fruits. Transylvanian Review, 24(8). (Accepted for Publication)