Mr. Faizan Ahmad

    M.Tech (Chemical Engineering) & Ph.D. (Post Harvest Engineering & Technology)


    Assistant Professor


    Food Processing, Quality Evaluation of Fruits and Vegetables during Storage and Drying, Extraction of Bio-active Compounds from Agricultural Wastes.


    D/o Post Harvest Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh





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Faizan Ahmad has completed his B.Tech and M.Tech degrees in Chemical Engineering from Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 2011 and 2013 respectively. Soon after he joined the Department of Chemical Engineering, A.M.U., Aligarh as Guest Faculty/Assistant Professor and served the department from (2014-2017). On 6th March 2017, he joined the Department of Post Harvest Engineering & Technology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh as Assistant Professor. Having experience of more than seven years he has been actively engaged in research and the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate classes. He has published more than 10 papers in peer-reviewed SCI/ESCI/Scopus indexed journals and has presented his work at 10 international and national conferences. He has attended more than 30 seminars/conferences/ workshops/short-term courses and faculty development programs. He has also supervised 05 M.Tech dissertations and is presently supervising 01 M.Tech students. His major area of research interest includes quality assessment of fruits & vegetables during storage and drying, extraction of bio-active compounds from agricultural wastes, food processing, food engineering, etc. He has a patent published on a fully automatic vacuum dryer with a data recorder in the journal published by the Government of India (39/2020, Dated: 25.09.2020). He is a life member of the Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE). He also has a Quarterly Franklin Membership of London Press (UK). Recently he has been conferred with the Vedant Educator Excellence Award-2020, and Dr. A. P. J.Abdul Kalam Scientist Award-2020.  

  1. Khan S.T., Malik A., Ahmad F. (2022) Role of Zinc Homeostasis in Plant Growth. In: Khan S.T., Malik A. (eds) Microbial Biofertilizers and Micronutrient Availability. Springer, Cham.

  2. Ahmad F., Zaidi S., Qureshi F., Khan S.T. (2022) Comparing Various Diets as Sources of Zinc with Special Reference to Fruits and Vegetables. In: Khan S.T., Malik A. (eds) Microbial Biofertilizers and Micronutrient Availability. Springer, Cham.

  3. Book under Production

    Quality Control in Fruit and Vegetable Processing: Methods and Strategies

    Editors: Megh R. Goyal and Faizan Ahmad
    Publisher: Apple Academic Press and CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group)
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  4. Fazil Qureshi, Faizan Ahmad, Mohammad Idrees, Ali Asif Khan & Sadaf Zaidi (2019) Simulation of methanol steam reforming process for the production of hydrogen, Indian Chemical Engineer, Taylor & Francis DOI: 10.1080/00194506.2019.1689186. (I.F: 1.09)

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  5. Umar MF, Ahmad F, Saeed H, Usmani SA, Owais M, Rafatullah M (2020) Bio-Mediated Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles from Chenopodium album: Their Antimicrobial and Anticancer Activities Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland) 10 (I. F: 5.076)

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  6. Faizan Ahmad, Sadaf Zaidi, Mohd. Arshad (2021) Postharvest quality assessment of apple during storage at ambient temperature. Heliyon 7 (8):e07714 . (Elsevier, DOI:, (I.F. 2.85)
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  7. Ahmad F, Zaidi S, Ahmad S (2020) Role of By-products of Fruits and Vegetables in Functional Foods. In: Ahmad S, Al-Shabib NA (eds) Functional Food Products and Sustainable Health. Springer Singapore, Singapore, pp 199-218. doi:10.1007/978-981-15-4716-4_13


  8. Ahmad, F.; Khan, S. T. Potential Industrial Use of Compounds from By-Products of Fruits and Vegetables. Chapter 10; In: Health and Safety Aspects of Food Processing Technologies, Malik, A., Erginkaya, Z., Erten, H. (Eds.); Springer, Cham; 2019; pages 273

  9. Khaliq A, Ahmad F, Khalid F (2019) Utilization of Bio-Hydrogen in HCCI Engines as a Most Renewable Fuel for Sustainable Transportation – A Thermodynamic Analysis. In: Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Elsevier.


  10. Faizan Ahmad, Abdul Khaliq & Mohammad Idrees (2017). Energetic and exergetic analyses of biomass derived syngas for triple cycle power generation. Distributed generation & alternative energy Journal, Taylor & Francis, 32(4), 26-53. (Impact Factor: 0.66)


  11. Faizan Ahmad and Sadaf Zaidi (November 3rd 2020). Potential Use of Agro/Food Wastes as Biosorbents in the Removal of Heavy Metals [Online First], IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.94175.
  12. Faizan Ahmad and Sadaf Zaidi (2020) Osmotic Dehydration and Ultrasound Assisted Osmotic Dehydration of Fruits and Vegetables: A Review. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture 38 (4), 417- 421 (NAAS Rating: 3.49)
  13. Khan ST, Ahmad F, Shahadat M, Rehman WU, Khan AM (2020) Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles for Water Decontamination and Purification Environmental Nanotechnology for Water Purification:151-186, Wiley Online Library, doi:doi:10.1002/9781119641353.ch6
  1. Kumar, A.; Ahmad, F.; Zaidi, S. Importance of Bioactive Compounds Present in Plant Products and Their Extraction – A Review. Agricultural Reviews, 2019, 40 (4), 249-260. (NAAS Rating: 4.37)
  2. Faizan Ahmad and Amardeep Kumar (2018). Optimization of the ultrasonic assisted extraction process to obtain phenolic compounds from pomegranate (Punica granatum) peels using response surface methodology. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10.
  3. Faizan Ahmad & Abu Mustafa Khan (2017). Carbon quantum dots: Nanolights. International Journal of Petrochemical Science &Engineering, 3:1.
  4. Mohd Wahid, Faizan Ahmad, & Nafees Ahmad (2017). Green Chemistry: Principle and its application. International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research 4(7), 120-124.
  5. Faizan Ahmad (2020) Teaching Methodology: Principles and Teaching Methods, Recent Trends (An International referred and Peer Reviewed Journal of Multidisciplinary Research), 7 (2), 33-36 . (ISSN: 2348-9715)
  6. Faizan Ahmad and Amardeep Kumar (2019) Optimization of Ultrasonic-Assisted extraction process for Bioactive compounds of pomegranate (punica granatum) peels using response surface methodology. Environment and Social Development, ISBN: 978-81-928754-2-2.
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