UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Dr Hafiz Ubaid Ur Rahman

Assistant Professor, HEC Approved Phd Supervisor

School of Food and Agricultural Sciences

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Dr. Rahman is currently serving as Assistant Professor at SFAS, University of Management and Technology, Lahore. He is HEC approved Supervisor in the field of Food Technology. Dr. Rahman earned his PhD in Food Technology from University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. His research is focused on employing spectroscopic techniques as rapid tool for predicting Halal authenticity, quality and safety of meat. He is also serving as Editorial Board Member of SCIREA Journal of Food, Member of Food Safety Advisory Board, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Member of Food Science and Technology Advisory Board, Cambridge Scholars Publishing and Potential Reviewer of several International Journals. Furthermore, He has been an integral part of several professional national and international seminars/conferences /workshops and symposia. Dr. Rahman has published 25 articles in various impacted journals, 16 book chapters and 63 scientific abstracts as proceedings.

  • Food Safety
  • Food Microbiology
  • Meat Technology
  • Halal Meat Authenticity
  • Chemometrics
  • Laser Optical Scattering Technology
  • Assessment of meat quality and microbial safety through molecular & spectroscopic techniques coupled with chemometrics
  • Rapid identification of microbial load and its mitigation using antimicrobial agents on the surface of raw poultry meat
  • Rapid & Non-destructive evaluation of food quality and safety using spectroscopy
  • Assessment of microbial quality of raw meat & development of rapid technique to determine the microbial load on the surface of fresh meat
  • Exploring the potential of Laser Optical Scattering Technology for rapid detection of food-borne pathogenic bacteria in isolated and mixed cultures
  • Rapid and Non-destructive Methods for Detection of Fraud Ground Meat to Ensure Food Safety for Consumers
  • Identification of internalization routes of pathogens in cucumbers through DNA identification
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management and Technology Assistant Professor 18-11-2019 Present
The Superior College Lahore (University Campus)) Lecturer 15-04-2019 15-11-2019
Purdue University, USA Visiting Research Scholar 08-04-2018 08-10-2018
University of Agriculture Faisalabad Teaching Assistant 10-10-2016 31-12-2016
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Recent advances in the therapeutic application of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs): An updated review Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 7.862 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Multiple hurdle technology to improve microbial safety, quality and oxidative stability of refrigerated raw beef LWT-Food Science and Technology 4.006 2021
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) A comprehensive review on chlorpyrifos toxicity with special reference to endocrine disruption: Evidence of mechanisms, exposures and mitigation strategies Science of the Total Environment 6.551 2021
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Nutritional and therapeutic properties of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum): A review International Journal of Food Properties 1.440 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Potentiality of analytical approaches to determine gelatin authenticity inn food systems: A review LWT-Food Science and Technology 4.006 2020
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Augmenting yogurt quality attributes through hydrocolloidal gums Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science 1.664 2020
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Application of fluorescence spectroscopy for rapid and non-invasive quality determination of yoghurt ice cream using chemometrics International Journal of Dairy Technology 1.636 2020
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Discerning microbial and quality attributes of differently-slaughtered and dead poultry meat Journal of Food Safety 1.133 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Treatment and utilization of dairy industrial waste: A review Trends in Food Science and Technology 11.077 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Assessing the capability of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in tandem with chemometric analysis for predicting poultry meat spoilage Peer J 2.379 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Advanced meat preservation methods: A mini review Journal of Food Safety 1.133 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Combined effects of pulsed electric field and ultrasound on bioactive compounds and microbial quality of grapefruit juice. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 1.405 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Augmenting quality and microbial safety of broiler meat at refrigeration storage by applying chemical interventions Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 1.405 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Essential oil eugenol: sources, extraction techniques and nutraceutical perspectives RSC Advances 3.119 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Exploiting microorganisms to develop improved functional meat sausages: A review Food Reviews International 4.113 2017
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Antioxidant proteins and peptides to enhance oxidative stability of meat and meat products: A comprehensive review International Journal of Food Properties 1.808 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Recapitulating the competence of novel & rapid monitoring tools for microbial documentation in food systems LWT-Food Science and Technology 4.006 2016
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Monitoring of thermal changes in meat by synchronous fluorescence spectroscopy Journal of Food Engineering 4.499 2016
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Postharvest intervention technologies for enhancing safety of meat and meat based products; A critical review Journal of Food Science and Technology 1.946 2016
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Recovery and utilization of effluents from meat processing industries Food Research International 4.972 2014
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Production of heterocyclic aromatic amines in meat: Chemistry, health risks and inhibition. A review LWT-Food Science and Technology 4.006 2014
Book Chapter (published) Clove Essential Oil: Phytochemical and Pharmacological Aspects CRC Press, ISBN: 9781774637159. 0.000 2021
Book Chapter (published) Citrullus colocynthis: Phytochemical and Medicinal Perspectives. CRC Press, ISBN: 9781774637159. 0.000 2021
Book Chapter (published) Design of Nanoparticles for future beverage industry (Elsevier), Academic Press 0.000 2020
Book Chapter (published) Dairy Waste Treatment and Utilization: A Treatise IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799819660 0.000 2020
Book Chapter (published) Health-Promoting Perspectives of Fruit-Based Functional Beverages Woodhead Publishing, eBook ISBN: 9780128165294 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Functionality of bioactive nutrients in beverages Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-816842-4 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Quality control in beverage production: An overview Elsevier, ISBN: 978-0-12-816681-9 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Food Analysis CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781138585614 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ISBN 9781138585614 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Contribution of Animal Origin Foods in the Human Diet CRC Press. ISBN 9781498778954. 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Stabilization of Carotenoids in Foods Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128140260 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Effect of Storage on Fruit Bioactives Elsevier. ISBN: 9780128140260 0.000 2019
Book Chapter (published) Heterocyclic amines Springer International Publishing Switzerland 0.000 2016
Book Chapter (published) Probiotics functionality in meat: Production, processing and technology Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/9781118350676 0.000 2016
Book Chapter (published) Quality assurance in meat industry F. Tech. Communication, Faisalabad, Pakistan, ISBN: 978-969-2307-0-3. 0.000 2016
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Food Technology University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
MSc (Hons)- Food Technology University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • Certificate of recognition from Wiley for TOP DOWNLOADED PAPER 2018-19 entitled “Advanced meat preservation methods: A mini review” published in Journal of Food Safety
  • Best Paper Award on Food Properties, Predictions, Modeling and Control Track, In Recognition of the Outstanding Research Paper entitled “Appraising the competence of Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy in tandem with multi-variant analysis to predict poultry meat spoilage.” In 3rd International Conference on Food Properties (iCFP 2018). Sharjah, UAE.
  • HEC Indigenous Scholarship Holder under HEC indigenous fellowship program Phase-II, Batch-III, 2015
  • HEC IRSIP Fellowship 2018
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