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.
(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
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.
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.
Head of Nutrition and Food Technology Department
Prof. Abdullah Al-Rewashdeh
Prof. Abdullah Al-Rewashdeh more...
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...
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...
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...
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)