Dr. Asif Ahmad
Incharge (HEC Approved Supervisor)
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Ph.D (Food Technology), Postdoc (USA)
Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences
Phone : +92-51-9292148  
Mobile : +92 3345628182  
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Email : [email protected], [email protected]
Address : Institute of Food and Nutritional Sciences, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University Murree Road Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Work Experience : 24 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Functional Foods
  • Cereal Technology
  • Total Publications : 100
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Bashir, S., Ahmad, A., Abbasi, K. S., & Zahid, A. Optimization of ultrasonic assisted extraction of insoluble dietary fiber from wheat bran and its characterization. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 46 (4): e16419.

    2. Nabeela, H., A. Sohail, A. Ahmad and M. J. Asad, M.J. (2022). Effects of edible aloe-pectin coating and hot-air drying on color, texture and microstructure of dried mango slices. Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 32(1), 292-300.

    3. Mazahir, M., Ahmed, A., Ahmad, A., Ahmad, M. S., Khan, M. A., & Manzoor, M. F. (2022). Extraction and determination of bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of buckwheat seed milling fractions. Food Science and Technology. (In Press) 42, e81721. <>.

    4. Qazalbash, M. A., Masud, T., Ahmad, A., Hayat, R., Ibrahim, M. S., Mujtaba, A., & Asad, M. J. (2021). Diversity of lactic acid bacteria associated with raw yak (Bos grunniens) milk produced in Pakistan. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 30(1), 42-51.

    5. Hussnain, A., Amir, R. M., Khan, M. A., Ahmad, A., Ali, S. W., Nadeem, M., ... & Hayat, I. (2021). Mitigating the impact of organochlorine and pyrethroid residues in fresh and chemically washed spinach. Food Science and Technology, 41(1), 59-64.

    6. Ahmad, A., Amir, R. M., Ameer, K., Ali, S. W., Siddique, F., Hayat, I., ... & Faiz, F. (2021). Ameliorative effects of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seed on type 2 diabetes. Food Science and Technology, 41(2), 349-354.

    7. Ayub, H., Ahmad, A., Amir, R. M., & Irshad, G. (2021). Multivariate analysis of peach quality treated with essential oil coatings. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 45(1), e15083.

    8. Ibrahim, M. S., Ahmad, A., Sohail, A., & Asad, M. J. (2020). Nutritional and functional characterization of different oat (Avena sativa L.) cultivars. International Journal of Food Properties, 23(1), 1373-1385.

    9. Ahmad, A., Zulfiqar, S., & Chatha, Z. A. (2020). Development of roasted flax seed cookies and characterization for chemical and organoleptic parameters. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 57(1). 229-235.

    10. Rashid, F., Ahmed, Z., Hussain, S., Huang, J.-Y., & Ahmad, A. (2019). Linum usitatissimum L. seeds : Flax gum extraction, physicochemical and functional characterization. Carbohydrate Polymers. 215, 29- 38.