Nutrition and Food Technology

 

 

The Department was established in 2002 and the first class of students was accepted in the academic year 2002/2003. The Department has four Ph.D. faculty members. The department uses two teaching laboratories. The department placed in here police to cooperate with the hospitals and the food factories in Karak district for the counseling and the training of the students. The department is in the process of expanding in all aspects, including recruiting new faculty members.

 

Vision:

 

 Preparing graduate (agricultural engineer - a nutritionist and food processing specialist) has sufficient capacity and skills in nutrition science and food industry, which qualify him to provide unique technical services that serve the local community. Training staff in nutrition and food industries to increase awareness of the importance of food and to encourage food industry and community development.

 

Mission:

 

 Improving the nutritional status of the community members, increasing the awareness of food and the rationalization of the citizen to choose the best health food and providing nutritional advice for both healthy individuals and those with chronic diseases from different age groups.

 

Objectives:

 

1- To prepare a graduate qualified scientifically and practically in nutrition and food industries for working in different areas in the nutritional and health institutions and in the food industry sector.

 

2- To serve community by conducting training courses and providing technical consultancy in the areas of nutrition, food and food industries.

 

 

Academic Staff

 

Head of Nutrition and Food Technology Department

 

Prof. Abdullah Al-Rewashdeh

 

Prof. Abdullah Al-Rewashdeh more...
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Professor of human nutrition 2009
B. Sc. Food Technology, University of Baghdad, IRAQ (1985).
M. Sc. Dairy Science, University of Baghdad,  IRAQ (1988).
Ph. D. Human Nutrition, Mosul University, IRAQ (1997).
Experience: Lecturer at the University of Applied Science, Amman-Jordan (1997-1998).
Research Interests: Dairy and Human Nutrition.

 

Assoc. Prof. Jamal  Haddadin more...
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Associate professor in Biotechnology and Food Industries 2002
B. Sc. Animal  Production from Jordan University (1986).
M. Sc. in Biotechnology and Food Industry (1991) from INPL/Nancy – France.
Ph. D in Biotechnology and Food Industry (1995) from INPL/Nancy – France.
Experience: Manager of Biotechnological Consultations Office, Epinal/France, 1998-1999.  Researcher in Biotechnology, International Center of Water, Nancy/France, 1996.

 

Research Interests: Bio-treatment of industrial wastes in different types of bioreactors, Food biotechnology.

 

Assoc. Prof. Saqer M. Herzallah more...
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Associate Professor in Food Toxicology & Food Molecular Biology 2004
B. Sc. University of Jordan (1981)
M. Sc. University of Jordan (1994)
Ph. D. University of Jordan (2003)
Research Interests: Food Chemistry & Analysis
Research of Interest: Food Molecular Biology: Analysis of GMO's Food Isolation and Identification of Beneficial Microorganisms. Microbial Enhancement of CLA and Vitamin B12 in Poultry Meat.

Assoc. Prof. Riadh S. AL-Tahiri more...
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Associate Professor in Dairy science and Nutrition This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view 2009
B. Sc. Food Technology and Nutrition from Baghdad University,

 

M. Sc. Dairy Science from Reading University (1975) U.K.,

 

Ph. D. Dairy Science from Glasgow  University, United Kingdom (1985)