Food Science 2021

Alastair Hicks

FIAFoST, Fellow International Academy of Food Science and Technology , Australia

Biography

Former Senior Regional Agroindustry and Postharvest Officer,of FAO/UN Regional Office for Asia and Pacific  (20 years). Terms of Reference:  Technical and policy advice at ministerial level, to governments of forty six (46) FAO Member Countries in Asia/Pacific Region. Reported on 150+ missions to FAO/UN, global, regional and national. Honours:   Elected Fellow International Academy of Food Science and Technology (FIAFoST); Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (FAIFST) ;  Vice-President of Asian Association of Agricultural Engineering AAAE; Honorary Associate, Food Technology Association FTA of NSW, Australia; Hon. Committee of Federation of Institutes of Food Science and Technology in ASEAN (FIFSTA); Honorary:  Emeritus Adjunct Professor MaeFah Luang University Thailand; Visiting Academic Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand; Visiting   Fellow University of South Pacific (Samoa); Expert Food Engineer Kasetsart University, (Thailand). Member, International Scientific Advisory Committee for 9 International Conferences in Food Science & Technology;  Publications : 250+ keynote, plenary, and invited papers in the proceedings of 70+ international, regional, and national conferences in 20 countries globally; in proceedings of 27 FAO Regional Expert Consultations; in 53 journal articles, book chapters, trade journals, thesis papers; and in proceedings of  70+ international, regional, national high level workshops, seminars, workshops, and short courses. 

Reaearch Interest