Dr. Barakat S M Mahmoud
Dr Mahmoud is an Assistant Professor of Food Safety/Microbiology and Extension Specialist at Mississippi State University. His research addresses a broad spectrum of problematic issues in food safety, microbiology, quality, and shelf life. His work focuses on using novel non-thermal technologies to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses, with an interest in both modern molecular (RT–PCR) and traditional methods for the detection of pathogens in food. Dr. Mahmoud is well recognized as an International Scientist, and has received many awards. He has worked in many countries, including USA, UAE, Canada, Japan, Oman, Portugal, Thailand, Korea, and Egypt. He published more than 50 publications, and two book chapters. He is serving as an editor-in-chief for three international journals, a professional member and spokesman for the Institute of Food Technologists, and has conducted a number of interviews with popular domestic and international newspaper and magazines.