Professor of Food Science and Engineering, Full
Time, Research Director.
of Biotechnology and Biochemistry Departments
Middle East Technical University,Food Engineering Dept. Ankara/Turkey
Tel:+90(312) 210 5643 , Fax: +90(312) 498 2045
Atatürk University, Erzurum,Turkey
University of Maryland,College ParkU.S.A.
University of Maryland, College Park,U.S.A.
Years of Service on Faculty :
Associate Professor Food Engineering,METU
Current Research Areas
Health and Food ; Nutritional needs of Hormonal system
and Somatic cell nutrition.
Photovoltaics in Food and agricultural Industries.
Food Traceability based on DNA fingerprinting, RFID applications in packaging, and storage ; GIS sytems in
Effects of Packaging on food product sa
fety, and sensory quality.
Other Related Experince:
HACCP Train the Trainees Certificate
2000 National Food Processor Association
University of Minnesota (UM),Twin Cities,USA
Technologie des Produits Végétaux,Avignon,France
Università di Ferrara,
Dipartimento di Scienze Farmaceutiche,
Via Fossato di Mortara, 17/19 44100
Visiting Professor Mediterranean Agronomic Institute at Chania,Crete,Greece.
Consulting and Sponsored Projects:
Recent Developments in Food
Technology Symposium 1985, FAO Supported Project leader.
High Level Advisory Assistance to the Pistachio Sector in Turkey,1993
1997, UNIDO supported
project.National Project Coordinator.
Chairman of the Scientific Committee of Food Engineering Department
Member of the EU
2005, The old Vicarage, Haley Hill,
National Codex Almantarius Comission Member
(Vice Chair of the commission)
n of the Biotechnology Department,Middle East technical University, 2005
Editorial Board Member of The
Journal of Food Science by IFT
, Chicago Illinois, USA
Editorial member of the
“International Journal of Food Science and Technology”
IFST , UK
er of Publications During Last 3
More than 150 publications mostly in English, in the
USA also in Turkish, French and German Publications. The research studies have been cited more than 50 times,
in Science Citation Index(SCI).
.,Westhoff D.C.(1981)Associative Growth of Lactic Acid Bacteria in Cabbage Juice. J.of Food Sci.
Vol:53 No:5, p 962
., Özilgen M.(1988) Modeling of Sequential Batch Ultrafiltration of Red Beet Extr
J.of Food Sci. Vol:53,No: 5, p.1418
Westhoff D.C(1989)Sporulation and Thermal Resistance of
Milk. Food Microbiology Vol:6 No:4 p.320
,Wiley R.C.(1990)Temperature and Pressure Effect
on Tomato Serum Concentration by Reverse
Osmosis. in "Engineering and Food,Vol:3 Advanced Processes Edited by W.E.L. Spiess and
H.Schubert,"Elsevier Applied Scie.p.233
,(1994)Initial Preparation,Handling,and Distribution of Minimally
Processed Refrigerated Fruits and
Vegetables.In"MPR Fruits and Vegetables" Edited by R.C.Wiley.Chapman and Hall p.14
,Birkan İ.(1996)Fast Food Consumption Patterns in Turkey:Its Economic and Health Implications.
Proceedings of the1996 IMDA Annu
al National Conference, Pannsylvania State University at Harrisburg
,(1998)Mediterranean Food in "Food in Europe Production,Processing and Composition" Swedish
Agr. University,Skara,Sweeden, European Association of Dis
tance Teaching Universities EADTU p.340
Varoquaux P.,Gouble B.,Barron C.,
.,(1999)Respiratory Parameters and Sugar Catabolism of
Mushroom(Agaricus bisporus Lange)Postharvest Biol.Techn. 5, 99
Estimation of Free Ra
dical Scavenging Activity of Fractionated Antioxidants
of Selected Mediterranean Foods. International Conference on Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals. Texas A
and M University, Food Protein Research Center, College Station TX, USA.
1) Bioavailability, Absoption Metabolism and Excretion of Nutraceuticals.
Proceedings of Vitafoods International 2001 Geneve Switzerland, s. 120
)Statisitcal Health Risk Assessment Model Arising from Food Consumption i
Turkey. Toxicolog Letters Elsevier yayınevi, Vol:123, September 2001, s. 1
) Health Claims For Foods and Nutraceuticals/Functional Foods Ferrara University,
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciencies, Ferrara, Italy.
. Varoquaux, Tournemelle,F.,
Effects of Nobel Gases(NO
,) on the anaerobic
metabolism and quality attributes of mushroom(A.bisporus) and sliced apples(M.sylvestris).
Phytoestrogens in Functional Foods. Marcel Dekker and CRC Press
Companies.(Francis and Taylor Group), 325 pages. New York,NY, USA.
. ve YILDIZ F.(2007)
Peroxidation of membrana lipids in minimally processed cucumbers
packaged under modified atmospheres. Food Chemistry,100,s; 1011
1018 Elsevier P
National Food and Agricultural Information Infrastructure for Traceability . In a Book
“Food Traceability Around The World.” Edited by Ian G.Smith, Anthony Furness. Published by GFTF,
Vicarage Publication Ltd The old Vicarage All Souls roaf, Halifax ,
HX3 &DR UK.
Bilimsel Yönleriyle Makarna(Scientific Pasta) TMSD(Turkish Association of Pasta
YILDIZ F.(2009) Advances in Food Biochemistry, CRC Press Publishing Companies.(Francis and
Taylor Group), 510 pag
es. New York,NY, USA.
YILDIZ F. (2010) Development and Manufacturing of Yogurt and Other Functional Dairy ,Products.
CRC Press Publishing Companies.(Francis and Taylor Group), 425 pages. New York,NY, USA.
LDIZ, F., Çelebi Celalettin R.,
(2010) “Measuring Emotions
among Perfume consumers by
ngress on Olfaction and Issues,November 4
n de la Recherche,
YILDIZ F.(2012) International,Food,Agriculture and Gastronomy Congress, in Antalya Be
Agricultural Federation Publication No.10. METU
Department of Food Engineering,Ankara,Turkey.
*CRC Published Textbooks
Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
IFT Chicago, IL., USA, since 2001
Turkish Food Technologist
American Society for Microbiology, USA( Since 1975)
Who is Who in Turkey and Who is Who in European Research and Development
Honours and Awards
INRA Research Award (1997)
harvest Mushroom Technology, INRA
Avignon Research Station,Site
South Dakota Dairy Foods Research Center Grant to do research in University of Minnesota(1991
Gaziantep Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award for
outstanding service to the region(1997)
Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years :
a) Courses Taught in the Last Five Year :
Type of Course
FD.E. 314 Physical Properties of Food Materials 3
FD.E.413 Food Technology
FD.E.432 (Sensory Analysis 3
FD.E.578 (Advanced Nutrition 3
FD.E.579 (Advanced Food Safety 3
FD.E.580(Food Packaging) 3 Graduate
BTECH. 711 (Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology) 3 no lab Graduate
Other Assignment Duties in the Last Five Year :
Advising undergraduate and graduate students and registration
(4 M.S., 2 Ph.D.Students)
Department Committees (Summer Practice Reports Evaluation Commitee)
Professional Development Activities in the Last Five Years :
SEM : Organizing a short course for the
Industry February 3