Muhammad Nouman Shaukat

PhD Student - XXXVI Cycle Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science - Tutor: Biagio Fallico


Education

Oct 2020 – present: PhD Scholar

PhD Course in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science at University of Catania (Italy)

Feb 2017–Sep 2017: Master of Science (Honors) Thesis Research.

Research Project: “Development and Evaluation of Sorghum Flour and Apple Pomace Based Functional Pasta”

- Exploration and effective utilization of functional ingredients

- Effective incorporation and utilization of industrial waste product (apple pomace) and underutilized cereal crop (sorghum)

- Physico-chemical testing for pasta quality evaluation

 

Sep 2015–Sep 2017: Master of Science (Honors) Food Technology

National Institute of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan.

The master’s coursework was mainly emphasized on Food Additives, Food Quality Assurance, Food Chemistry and Biochemistry, Functional Food, Meat Science and Beverage Technology, Advanced Food Microbiology, Research Methods in Food and Nutrition. Final grade: 110/110 with a praise.

 

Aug 2016–June 2017: Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Controls

National Institute of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan and accredited by the Royal Environmental Health Institute, Scotland

The large focus of postgraduate diploma was Food of Animal & Plant Origin, Food Safety Science, Food Sampling Techniques, Food Plant Sanitation & Hygiene, Food Quality Management, Food Toxicology, Food Inspection & Trade, Food Laws and Regulations.

Sep 2011–July 2015: Bachelor of Science (Honors) Food Science and Technology

National Institute of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan.

The bachelor program covered a variety of courses from basic agriculture, animal husbandry and other compulsory subjects but mainly focused on the sector of food science and technology.

 

Work Experience

Jan 2018 – Oct 2020: Government Food Regulatory Body

Vice Food Safety & Quality Official

- To Develop Food Standards and Regulations

- To Inspect Food Premises for Food Safety and Quality Ensurance

Last edit: 01/15/2021

Efficient Extraction & Nanoencapsulation of Potential Phenols and their utilization in functional food development

- Higher extraction yield of phenols using emerging extraction techniques

- Stability Improvement and Functionality maintenance through nanoencapsulation

 

Nazir, A., Maan, A. A, Shaukat M. N. (2020). ‘Potential applications of food industrial by-products in the dairy industry’, in Galanakis, C.M. (ed.) Food Waste Recovery (2nd Ed.), Elsevier. Ch. 21

Available at: https://www.elsevier.com/books/food-waste-recovery/galanakis/978-0-12-820563-1