Imran Ahmad

Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Florida International University
3000 N.E. 151st Street, HM 221
North Miami, FL 33181






Ph.D. Thammasat University Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT) 2014
M.S. Asian Institute of Technology School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) 2001
M.S. NWFP Agric University Food and Nutritional Sciences 1999
B.S. NWFP Agricultural University Food Science and Technology 1996


Published or Accepted Refereed Journal Publications

Ahmad, I., N. T. Loc (June 2017). Water-Glass Transition Temperature Profile during Spray Drying of Sugar Rich Foods, Glass Transition and Phase Transitions in Food and Biological Materials. .

Ahmad, I., C. Jeenanunta (2015). Suitability of Classification Algorithms for Predictive Modeling of Quality Parameters of Frozen Shrimps (Litopenaeus vannamei) through Sensor Based Time-Temperature Monitoring, Food and Bioprocess Technology. 8 (1) 134-147.

Ahmad, I., C. Jeenanunta, P. Chanvarasuth and S. Komolavanij (2014). Prediction of Physical Quality Parameters of Frozen Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) through An Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithm Approach, Food and Bioprocess Technology. 7 (5) 1433-1444.

Noomhorm, A., Ahmad, I., Anal, A. K. (2014). Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements: Processing Effects and Health Benefits, Wiley-Blackwell. .

Noomhorm, A, Ahmad, I., P. Sirisoontaralak, (2013). Efficacy of Atmospheric and Pressurized Carbon Dioxide and Pressurized Air on Controlling Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera:Tenebrionidae) in Milled Rice, Journal of Stored Products Research. 54 (2013) 48-53.

Ahmad, I., C. Jeenanunta, and S. Komolavanij (2013). Characterization of quality degradation during chilled shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) supply chain, International Food Research Journal. 20 (4) 1833-1842.

Ahmad, I., C. Jeenanunta, P. Chanvarasuth and S. Komolavanij (2010). Prediction of Raw Milk Microbial Quality Using Data Mining Techniques, Agricultural Information Research. 3 (3-19) 64-70.

Noomhorm, A., Ahmad, I., S. Chen (2010). Rice Harvest and Postharvest Technologies, Manual of UNAPCAEM, Beijing China. .

Noomhorm, A, Ahmad, I., C. Inprasit and P. Sirisoontaralak (2009). Vacuum Frying, Manual Published by Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Rome, Italy. .

Noomhorm, A., , Ahmad, I., P. Sirisoontaralak, J. Uraichuen, (2009). Effects of pressurized carbon dioxide on controlling Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and the quality of milled rice, Journal of Stored Products Research, Journal of Stored Products Research. 45 (3) 201-205.

Noomhorm, A., Ahmad, I. (2008). Food Supply Chain Management and Food Safety: South & East-Asia Scenario , Agricultural Information Research. 4 (14) 131-136.

Ahmad, I., Jindal, V. K. (2006). An automatic procedure for rapid online estimation of raw milk quality, LWT Food Science and Technology, LWT Food Science and Technology. 39 (4) 432-436.


Submitted Refereed Journal Publications


Ahmad, I., S. Komolavanij (2010). Development of Shelf life Decision System for Fresh Products based on Quality Function and Time-Temperature History for Stock Optimization, 5th International Conference on Innovations in Food and Bioprocess Technology.. Bangkok, THA, 12/09/2010.

Ahmad, I., S. Komolavanij (2010). Parameter Estimation using Maximum Likelihood - Predictive models of chilled shrimp quality degradation during storage, 5th International Conference on Innovations in Food and Bioprocess Technology, AIT, Thailand. Bangkok, THA, 12/9/2010.

Ahmad, I., S. Komolavanij (2010). Competence Measurement of Thai Frozen Shrimp Industry for Implementation of Supply Chain Security, 10th Global Congress on Manufacturing and Management (GCMM2010). Bangkok, THA, 9/15/2010.

Ahmad, I., S. Komolavanij and Pornpimol Chongphaisal (2009). Quantification of Quality Loss During Distribution Of Fresh Products– A Proposed Study Of Frozen Shrimp Industry in Thailand, International Symposium on Scheduling. JPN.

Noomhorm, A., Ahmad, I., V.K. Jindal; R. Assawarachan, P. Busaparoek, C. Jumanazarovich (). Determination of Fruit Maturity with Various Non-destructive Techniques, Japan-Thailand Joint Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation Technology (NIR), Japan-Thailand Joint Symposium on Nondestructive Evaluation Technology (NIR). Bangkok, THA.

Likitrattanaporn, C, Ahmad, I., P. Sirisoontaralak, A Noomhorm (2003). Performance Evaluation of a Mobile Rotary Dryer for High Moisture Paddy , Proceedings of the 3rd Asia-Pacific Drying Conference. Bangkok, THA, 9/1/2003.

Ahmad, I. (2001). Effect of Added Sugar at Various Concentrations on the Storage Stability of Guava Pulp, 34th AIFST Annual Convention and 15th CSIRO Annual Food Industry Conference . Adelaide, AUS, 7/1/2001.



  • Institute of Food Technologists - Professional Member - (2008 - Present )


  • Research and Statistical Methods


  • Food Process Engineering, Bioprocess Technology, Postharvest Technology, Food Analysis and Quality Assurance, New Product Development, Engineering Properties of Food Materials, Instrumentation.