Jorge Carlos Ruiz Ruiz | Food Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Jorge Carlos Ruiz Ruiz | Food Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Profesor-Investigador at  Universidad Anáhuac Mayab, Mexico

Jorge Carlos Ruiz Ruiz is a Mexican national residing in Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico, born on October 11, 1974. He holds a diverse educational background, including a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Biology from the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, a Master’s degree in Food Science and Technology, and a Doctorate in Food Sciences. He has also pursued additional qualifications in university teaching and transdisciplinary dialogue.

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  • Químico Biólogo Bromatólogo, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (2005)
  • Maestría en Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán (2007)
  • Doctorado en Ciencias en Alimentos, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (2011)
  • Diplomado en Docencia Universitaria, Universidad Anáhuac Mayab (2021)
  • Diplomado en Diálogo Transdisciplinar, Universidad Francisco de Vitoria (2023)
  • Maestría en Ciencias Humanas, Universidad Anáhuac Mayab (2023)

Experiencia Docente:

  • Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas
  • Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
  • Universidad del Valle de México, Campus Mérida
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida
  • Universidad Anáhuac Mayab

Experiencia en Investigación:

  • Estancias posdoctorales y docencia en diversas instituciones
  • Investigador titular en diversas instituciones y proyectos
  • Coordinador y miembro de comités de investigación

Jorge Carlos Ruiz Ruiz es un investigador destacado en el campo de la ciencia de los alimentos, con una amplia experiencia en docencia universitaria e investigación interdisciplinaria. Su trabajo ha sido reconocido a nivel nacional e internacional, y su compromiso con el desarrollo sostenible lo posiciona como un líder en su campo

🔬 Research Focus:

Jorge Carlos Ruiz-Ruiz’s research primarily focuses on the development and enhancement of food processing techniques, particularly in the context of legume-based blends. His work delves into optimizing extrusion conditions and enzymatic hydrolysis to improve the nutritional profile and functional properties of various food products. Specifically, he investigates the utilization of hard-to-cook beans and maize blends, cowpea blends, and Phaseolus vulgaris protein hydrolysates to produce bioactive peptides with potential health benefits such as antioxidant and angiotensin I-converting enzyme inhibitory activities. Additionally, he explores the encapsulation of protein hydrolysates to enhance their bioavailability and functionality.


Jorge Carlos Ruiz-Ruiz ha sido citado un total de 1719 veces en la literatura académica, con 1220 de esas citas ocurriendo desde 2019. Su índice h es 22 en general y 19 desde 2019, lo que indica que al menos 22 de sus trabajos han sido citados al menos 22 veces cada uno. Su índice i10 es 37 en total y 33 desde 2019, lo que significa que tiene al menos 37 artículos con al menos 10 citas cada uno. Estos números reflejan un impacto significativo en su campo de investigación.

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Fathollah Gholami-Borujeni | Nutritions | Best Researcher Award

Dr Fathollah Gholami-Borujeni | Nutritions | Best Researcher Award

Researcher and academic member at  Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

Dr. Fathollah Gholami-Borujeni, born on October 30, 1980, in Sharekord, Iran, is an Associate Professor at Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Health Engineering from Tehran University of Medical Sciences (2011) and received his MSc. (2008) and BSc. (2005) from the same institution and Isfahan University of Medical Sciences respectively.

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✍️ Education:

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Health Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2011
  • MSc. in Environmental Health Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2008
  • BSc. in Environmental Health Engineering, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Iran, 2005

👨‍💼 Academic Employment:

  • Associate Professor, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran (2021-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran (2017-2020)
  • Assistant Professor, Abadan School of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran (2015-2016)
  • Assistant Professor, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran (2011-2014)

🏆 Honors and Awards:

  • Best Poster Presentation, The 7th International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE 2021), Xi’an, China
  • Selected as a Young Researcher, Fifth National Iranian Environmental Health Festival, Tehran, Iran, 2014
  • Top Lecture Paper, 7th University Students Conference on Innovation in Health Sciences, Tehran, Iran, 2014
  • Selected Researcher, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, West Azerbaijan, Iran, 2014
  • Senior Researcher, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, West Azerbaijan, Iran, 2013
  • And more..

🔬 Research Focus:

Dr. Fathollah Gholami-Borujeni’s research primarily centers on environmental health and sanitation, with a particular emphasis on waste management and contaminant removal. He has conducted extensive studies on the treatment and disposal of wastewater, including co-composting strategies and microbial desalination cells. Additionally, he has investigated the risk assessment of pollutants such as aflatoxin M1 in milk and the transmission of pathogens through hospital waste management systems. His work spans various aspects of environmental health, from assessing carcinogenic risks to evaluating public knowledge and practices related to disease prevention, notably COVID-19.

This comprehensive research portfolio reflects Dr. Gholami-Borujeni’s dedication to improving environmental sustainability and public health through innovative solutions and risk assessment methodologies.


  • Total Citations: 874
  • h-index: 15
  • i10-index: 18

These metrics indicate the impact and visibility of his scholarly work within the academic community, showcasing a significant influence on research since 2019.

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  1. Probabilistic health risk assessment of heavy metals in rice produced in Mazandaran province, Iran
    Authors: Niknejad, H., Bandpei, B.E., Sarvestani, R.A., Abtahi, M., Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2024, 128, 106068
  2. Health risk assessment of swimming beaches microbial contamination: a case study – Mahmoudabad, Iran
    Authors: Rafiee, M., Hosseini, S.A., Gholami-Borujeni, F., Hesami Arani, M., Niknejad, H.
    Journal: International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2024, 34(1), pp. 355–366
  3. Wastewater-Based Epidemiology: Helicobacter pylori’s Gene in Wastewater and Its Prevalence Rate in Community
    Author: Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Avicenna Journal of Environmental Health Engineering, 2023, 10(2), pp. 124–126
  4. Comparison of EPI in the field of climate changes indexes in Iran and other countries in 2020 and the relationship between GDP and EPI
    Authors: Mortezazadeh, F., Amiri-Hossein, S., Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Environmental Health Engineering and Management, 2023, 10(1), pp. 23–31
  5. Challenges and Strategies for Household Infectious Waste Management: A Qualitative Study
    Authors: Raei, K., Mohammadinia, L., Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Journal of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, 2023, 33(226), pp. 144–156
  6. Global review, meta-analysis and health risk assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in chicken kebab using Monte Carlo simulation method
    Authors: Mortezazadeh, F., Babanezhad, E., Niknejad, H., Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Food and Chemical Toxicology, 2023, 181, 114063
  7. Review, meta-analysis and carcinogenic risk assessment of aflatoxin M1 in different types of milks in Iran
    Authors: Mortezazadeh, F., Gholami-Borujeni, F.
    Journal: Reviews on Environmental Health, 2023, 38(3), pp. 511–518
  8. Carcinogenic and non-carcinogenic risk assessment of exposure to trace elements in groundwater resources of Sari city, Iran
    Authors: Niknejad, H., Ala, A., Ahmadi, F., Gholami-Borujeni, F., Abtahi, M.
    Journal: Journal of Water and Health, 2023, 21(4), pp. 501–513

Snehal Jadhav | Functional food | Best Researcher Award

Ms Snehal Jadhav: Functional food | Best Researcher Award

Research Scholar at  Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamil nadu, India

Snehal Mahesh Jadhav is a dedicated Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Food Technology at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu. She holds a Ph.D. in Food Technology from Anna University, Chennai, and is set to complete it in January 2024. Snehal has an impressive academic background with an M.Tech in Food Technology and a B.Tech in Food Technology, both from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra. She also holds a Diploma in Food Technology from SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai.

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🎓 Education:

Ph.D. (Food Technology) – Bannari Amman Institute of Technology. M.Tech (Food Technology) – Shivaji University, Kolhapur. B.Tech (Food Technology) – Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Diploma (Food Technology) – SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai

🔍 Work Experience:

Research Associate at ICAR-CCRI, Nagpur (2017-2018). Nutritional analysis of citrus fruits, Formulation of pomelo candy, Pectin isolation from citrus peel. Project Assistant at BIT, Tamil Nadu (2019) Enhanced shelf life of instant coffee extract, Preservative-free extract development

📄 Achievements:

  • 3rd prize for paper on “Extraction of raw soursop fruit” at International conference
  • 2nd prize for paper on “Formulation and evaluation of herbal syrup” at Nutrizion’18

🔬 Ph.D. Research:

Bioprospecting of Annona muricata, Drying process impact on leaves and fruits, Extraction and purification of bioactives, Characterization using FTIR, HPLC, LC-MS/MS, FE-SEM, TGA, and DSC, In-vitro cell line studies on breast cancer cells


Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. Snehal Mahesh Jadhav is a dedicated researcher with a focus on phytochemical studies and mass transfer phenomena in fruits. Her expertise lies in exploring the impact of drying temperatures on raw soursop fruit and ripen graviola fruit, employing mathematical modeling and artificial neural networks. She delves into the influence of extraction techniques on biologically enriched soursop fruit, emphasizing a comparative approach using statistical tools. Dr. Jadhav’s current work includes investigating the effect of drying temperatures, solvents, and extraction methods on antioxidant activity and acetogenin content in Annona muricata leaves. Her diverse research spans Biomass Conversion, Biorefinery, and Food and Humanity, showcasing a holistic commitment to advancing knowledge in the field of food technology. 🌐📊


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Ntombokulunga Mbuma | Sustainable Nutrition | Young Scientist Award

Dr  Ntombokulunga Mbuma: Sustainable Nutrition
Researcher at Agricultural Research Council, South Africa

Wow, Ntombokulunga Wedy Mbuma is quite the accomplished individual! Her dedication to sustainable agriculture is impressive, especially with her extensive background in plant breeding and research. It’s clear she’s not just passionate but also excelling in her field. Her journey from a BSc in Biochemistry to a PhD in Plant Breeding is quite a feat. And those awards and recognitions? Truly a testament to her hard work and academic excellence.

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  • PhD: Plant Breeding – University of the Free State (2017–2019)
  • MSc: Agriculture Plant Breeding “with Distinction” – University of the Free State (2015–2016)
  • BSc: Agriculture honours Plant Breeding – University of the Free State (2014)
  • BSc: Biochemistry – University of the Free State (2010–2013)

Educational: Plant breeding, quantitative genetics, molecular breeding, statistical analysis
Research: Methodology, data collection, statistical analysis, scientific writing
Supervision: Postgraduate students
Project Management: Sugarcane, cowpea, bambara groundnut
Computing: PowerPoint, Excel, Word
Language: English, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu


Optimization of conventional plant breeding. Early generation and family evaluation of sugarcane and vegetable crops. Nutritional value of vegetable crops


Excellence Academic achievement prize for Best MSc and PhD Plant Breeding student. SASTA and SAPBA Student Awards for outstanding presentations. Outstanding reviewer for Crop Science Society of America Journal. Recognition as a senior reviewer for African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development


Member of the Southern African Plant Breeders’ Association. Member of the Crop Science Society of America Journal. Senior reviewer of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development. Associate Editor of the Crop Science Society of America Journal


Prof. Maryke Labuschagne: Mentor and SARChI Chair in Quality and Diseases of Field Crops – UFS. Prof. Marvellous Zhou: Plant breeding project manager (SASRI), Supervisor – SASRI and UFS. Dr. Rouxlene van der Merwe: Senior lecturer – UFS. Dr. Makoena Moloi: Senior lecturer – UFS. Ms. Moipei Lichakane: Junior Plant Breeder – SASRI

🍇 Research Focus:

Ntombokulunga Wedy Mbuma’s research is dedicated to advancing sustainable agriculture through innovative crop improvement strategies. Her work spans sugarcane breeding, exploring elite family selection rates and evaluating parental contributions to cane yield. Beyond sugarcane, she delves into cowpea, assessing Southern African germplasm for seed yield, mineral elements, and phytochemical contents. Mbuma’s contributions extend to the diversity in seed protein, minerals, and fatty acid composition of the Bambara groundnut germplasm. With a keen eye on nutritional traits, she explores the expression of cowpea’s nutritional qualities under diverse agro-ecological conditions, emphasizing resilience and nutritional value in vegetable crops. 🌾


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