Aufau International Award 2016 | Outstanding Researcher Award | Horticulture

Dr. Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui,

Assistant Professor and Scientist,

Department of Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology,

Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India


Dr. Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui is an Assistant Professor and Scientist in the Department of Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India and author or co-author of 35 peer reviewed research articles, 35 book chapters, 02 manuals, and 18 conference papers. He has 12 edited and 01 authored books to his credit published by Elsevier, USA, CRC Press, USA, Springer, USA, & Apple Academic Press, USA. Dr. Siddiqui has established an international peer reviewed journal “Journal of Postharvest Technology.” He has been honoured to be the Editor-in-Chief of two book series entitled “Postharvest Biology and Technology” and “Innovations in Horticultural Science” being published from Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA. Dr. Siddiqui is a Senior Acquisitions Editor in Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA for Horticultural Science. He has been serving as an editorial board member and active reviewer of several international journals such as PLoS ONE, (PLOS), LWT- Food Science and Technology (Elsevier), Food Science and Nutrition (Wiley), Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (Springer), Journal of Food Science and Technology (Springer), Indian Journal of Agricultural Science (ICAR) etc. Recently, Dr Siddiqui is conferred with the Best Citizens of India Award-2016, Bharat Jyoti Award-2016, Outstanding Researcher Award-2016, Best Young Researcher Award – 2015 and the Young Scientist Award- 2015. He was also a recipient of the Young Achiever Award- 2014 and Maulana Azad National Fellowship Award- 2010. He has been an active member of organising committee of several national and international seminars/conferences/summits. He is one of key members in establishing the WORLD FOOD PRESERVATION CENTER (WFPC), LLC, USA. Presently, he is an active associate and supporter of WFPC, LLC, USA. Considering his outstanding contribution in science and technology, his biography has been published in “Asia Pacific Who’s Who” and “The Honored Best Citizens of India”. Dr. Siddiqui acquired B.Sc. (Agriculture) degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, India. He received the M. Sc. (Horticulture) and Ph. D. (Horticulture) degrees from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, India with specialization in the Postharvest Biotechnology. He is dynamically indulged in teaching (graduate and doctorate students) and research, and he has proved himself as an active scientist in the area of Postharvest Technology.